Hulu audio not working: Solved

by Ami Dalsania

Hulu audio not working: After Smart TV, the PC is the second most common device used to watch hulu around the world. Many people choose to watch hulu on their PC or laptop because they are used to using them for their everyday tasks.

If you can’t hear the sound when you play a video on your laptop or PC, try one of the solutions below.

Hulu audio not working : Solutions

1. Set sound to Studio Quality

  1. Find the speaker icon at the right end of your taskbar and right-click on it.
  2. Click Devices for Playback.
  3. Click the person’s name.
  4. Properties will open.
  5. Click the tab for “Advanced.”
  6. Choose 24 bit, 192000 hz from the drop-down menu (Studio Quality).
  7. Click OK to keep your changes.
  8. Try again to play hulu and see if the sound is back.

2. Change your audio settings

  1. Open hulu .
  2. Choose the movie or TV show you want to watch.
  3. Move your mouse over the computer or device screen as the show or movie plays.
  4. Click the icon that looks like a conversation bubble.

If surround sound (5.1) is chosen, choose something else.

Try again to play hulu and see if the sound is back.
If changing the audio settings to something other than 5.1 fixes the problem, do the following to get back to 5.1:

3. Check the sound settings on your device

If your audio output settings are set to stereo or Linear PCM, choose an option that works with 5.1 instead. If you need help changing these settings, contact the company that made your computer or device.

If 5.1 sound is turned on

Select the option in the Audio & Subtitles menu while a show or movie is playing if 5.1 audio is turned on.

Not every episode or season of a TV show or series that supports 5.1 may be available in 5.1. Use the season drop-down menu on the title description page to see if later seasons of a TV show are available in 5.1.

If you have a device that can handle 5.1 sound,

5.1 Digital Dolby surround sound is not currently supported when using Microsoft Silverlight or HTML5 to stream hulu on a computer. It does work in the hulu app for Windows 10, though.

Go to any hulu original to see if it has a 5.1 audio option to see if your device can handle it. If it’s not there, it means that your device doesn’t have this feature or that you need to turn it on.

Windows 10 doesn’t work with 5.1 surround sound? Check out this short guide to solve the problem quickly.

4. Reinstall audio drivers

  1. Right-click on Start.
  2. Click Device Manager.
  3. Go to the Sound, Video, and Game controllers page.
  4. Right-click on any item under “sound/audio” and choose “Uninstall.”
  5. Select the option to delete the device driver.
  6. Right-click on Start and select Programs and features.
  7. Find your audio software and uninstall it, and then restart your computer. After it restarts, the device driver will be automatically installed, and then you can install the latest audio software.

5. Switch to Stereo

If you’re still having trouble with 5.1 audio, it’s possible that your current setup isn’t supported. If you want to get back to streaming, try switching from 5.1 to stereo.

6. Switch audio output to HDMI

In the new window, choose the device that says HDMI or Digital Audio and then click Set Default. If this device is now the selected output device, a green check mark should show that.

To confirm and leave, click OK.
With HDMI, you only need one cable to send both audio and video signals. If the audio output doesn’t automatically switch to the HDMI output, you’ll have to do the following to switch it:

If you have no sound on hulu , let us know if any of these solutions worked by leaving a comment below.

You can also leave any other questions or suggestions there, and we’ll be sure to look into them.