It's a wonder why Apple has not fixed such a simple issue. Also, YouTube videos -- in addition to no sound -- are not running. Try it and tell me if it works. Plug in standard headphones — the funny thing is, the fastest and easiest fix is the one that actually worked for me. Check to see if the audio is working after that.
The internal speakers are gone, and external headphones are not recognized. Also since the occurance, when I watch videos streaming online i can load it but it'll only play a few seconds before freezing. Although it would take up your single port. If no, go with Fix 3. Posted on Mar 20, 2010 I had this very same problem.
Fix 7: Create a testing account on safe mode In this method, we create a new Apple account and test if sound works properly in this new account. I hope this helps you! I tried 1 cold boot, 2 zapping the nvram, 3 reinstalling quickplayer, no change. Just click on your 'settings' tab, then select 'general', you'll find the bluetooth link to click, and when there just turn it from 'on' to 'off'. This just happened to me the other day, I plugged a pair of apple headphones in used them and then unplugged them. It all looks like a epidemic failure without any direct influence of user behaviour. Proceed with 9 and contact to help fix your previous Apple account.
And it does not work there either. Joao Portugal Message was edited by: nomukaiki. But fortunately the fix is immediate and simple. Well, since i really want to have my sound back asap! I have half a mind to write about it in my newspaper column and raise a stink. And then, Sound Controller will restart automatically so as to make Mac sound work again.
Notice the check mark next to the default device. Click the Properties button, then select the Levels tab, and make sure that the volume is at 100 and not muted. It sounds like you've done some really comprehensive testing! It is possible to check the logs of the problem with the terminal window. As a technician, my first step would be to reseat that connection but if you don't have the proper tools and knowledge, that can be very tricky. I'm guessing at this point I'm going to have to just live with a soundless notebook Click to expand. We'll see how long this fix lasts. One day watching a video on youtube the sound just cut out in the middle of it and hasn't returned since and am having the same characteristics as the others, although I do not have any 3rd parties except google application sketchup which I had downloaded immediatly when i got the air in march.
Here's one I found but you may be able to find others:. Thanks Agabot, you really should publish that. Contact Apple support or bring your MacBook Air to a local Apple retail store for assistance. This is especially likely if audio works outside of the headphones but not through the speakers. Hope this helps Oct 08, 2009 This is a widespread hardware issue with the MacBook Air.
Remember, if you just keep digging around, you will eventually find a solution. Sound output controls on keyboard do not work. . In still other cases, this issue can only be resolved via authorized Apple repair. Step Two: Find Utilities folder and open. I can control the iMac from my MacBook Air just fine.
Jan 20, 2011 This may just be a settings issue. No spund is coming out except the boot up chime. Sorry there isn't an easy fix for you. I tried repairing permissions with Disk Utility but it did not fix the problem. There was a thread from someone whose machine lost audio and video, but I don't think that's what you are experiencing. If it does work, there may be some other type of conflict going on and I would continue with the tips below.