iTunes, an Apple service, is very popular amidst the sea of music streaming apps for Windows 11/10. However, recently, many users reported that while launching iTunes, they see the following error message.
iTunes has detected a problem with your audio configuration. Audio/Video playback may not operate properly.
In this article, we are going to see how you can resolve this issue with the help of some simple solutions.
Fix iTunes has detected a problem with your audio configuration
If you are seeing “iTunes has detected a problem with your audio configuration” in iTunes, then first of all update your computer. Sometimes, the issue can occur because of an outdated Operating System. So, check for updates and install the latest version on your computer.
After updating, if the issue persists, then these are the things you need to resolve the error message.
- Use Direct Sound
- Fill the Jack
- Rollback, Update or reinstall your Audio Driver
- Restart Audio Service
Let us talk about them in detail.
1] Use Direct Sound
The first solution that can fix the issue is to change the Playback Audio settings. Follow the given steps to do the same.
- Open iTunes.
- Click on Edit > Preferences. Alternatively, you can use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + ,.
- Now, go to the Playback tab and change the ‘Play Audio using’ option to Direct Sound.
If Direct Sound is already selected, then try switching the option to Windows Audio Session.
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2] Fill the jack
This may sound a bit weird but many users were able to solve the issue by plugging a speaker or a mic into their audio jack. After doing that, iTunes worked just fine, and from the next time, they didn’t have to plug anything. So, you can follow in their footsteps and do the same, and hopefully, it will work for you as well.
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3] Rollback, Update, or reinstall your Audio Drivers
The issue can be because of buggy, outdated, or corrupted Audio Driver, so, to fix them, you have to rollback, update or reinstall your Audio Drivers, respectively. Hopefully, then your issue will be resolved.
4] Restart Audio Services
Windows has Audio Services, a glitch in it can cause this issue. So, you can restart Audio Services as that will fix the iTunes issue. So, follow the given steps to restart Audio Services.
- Open Services from the Start Menu.
- Look for Windows Audio, right-click on it, and select Restart.
- Now, reopen iTunes.
Hopefully, this will fix the issue.
Why is my iTunes audio not working?
There are many reasons for the issue that you are experiencing. If you are not able to hear sound from iTunes, first of all, check your Audio settings from the Taskbar, make sure that it’s not on mute. After that, you should check if this issue is exhaustive to iTunes. If it is, then you should reinstall iTunes. If this is your computer’s issue, then you should troubleshoot the audio issue.
How to change Audio Quality in iTunes?
To change Audio Quality in iTunes, follow the given steps.
- Open iTunes.
- Click Edit > Preferences.
- Go to the Playback tab.
- Change Videoplayback Quality and Maximum Resolution from the drop-down menu.
From the drop-down menu, you can select how you want your audio to be, if you want to save your data or you have a slow Internet, dial the resolution and quality back.
Why won’t iTunes play on my computer speakers?
The main reason why you are getting this problem is because you have some issued with the audio driver. In that case, you need to remove the audio drive and reinstall it. No matter whether you use iTunes on Windows 11, Windows 10, or any other version, you can use the same solutions.
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