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Sound won't play through headphones while using skype

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Novel Tourist

I'm using windows 7 and skype 5.10.
Whenever skype plays a notification or I'm in a call with somebody, audio from other sources will only play through my speakers. I've tried the solutions from
http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows/Program-glitch-switches-to-speakers-while-using-headphones/td-...
and
http://community.skype.com/t5/Garage/Audio-goes-to-internal-speakers-when-using-headset-when-audio/m...
but neither work.
Any help would be appreciated.

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Novel Tourist

Right click on the volume button on the taskbar and click playback devices, disable the speakers device, then by default, it should use the headphones device

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Casual Tourist

I Tried that but it still does not work please help!

 

 

Windows 8 computer

Logitech G930 Gaming Headset

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Novel Tourist

I found the fix for this with your sound icon on taskbar right click and

1: choose playback device

2: where you see speakers/heaphone, then beneathe that comunnications headphone right click on comunnications headphone and choose disable device.

 

this is a pain dont know why microsoft didnt program it to stay that way for all the split output sound chips

it was ok on earlier version 5 of skype. now it should look like this after


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Novel Tourist

THIS IS HOW TO STOP THAT STEP-STEP

1. open up skype

2. Login

3. Click on call up on the tool bar

4. Go down to audio settings

5. Click on it

6. Go to ring and choose ur headphones

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Novel Tourist

Thanks worked


AdrianGonzalez wrote:

THIS IS HOW TO STOP THAT STEP-STEP

1. open up skype

2. Login

3. Click on call up on the tool bar

4. Go down to audio settings

5. Click on it

6. Go to ring and choose ur headphones


 

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Novel Tourist

i m using windows 6 lenovo labtop. iwant to use headphone while talking but sound keep coming out of speakers instead of headphone pl advise 

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Novel Tourist

THANK YOU!!!

This help me a lot

 

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