With the help of AI, NVIDIA Broadcast aims to increase the streaming, video, and call quality. However, for some users, NVIDIA Broadcast is not working. In this post, we will address this issue and see what can be done to resolve the issue.
Why can’t I use NVIDIA Broadcast?
NVIDIA broadcast might not work on your computer due to various factors. First of all, you need to understand what it is that’s not working. Is it the microphone or the camera, or are you facing performance issues? Once you have identified that, go to the troubleshooting guide mentioned below and execute the given solution.
Fix NVIDIA Broadcast not working in Windows 11
If NVIDIA Broadcast is not working on your computer, follow the solutions mentioned below.
- Restart NVIDIA Broadcast
- Update all the drivers
- Select the correct default microphone
- Remote RTX Voice
- Fix Camera issues
- Fix Performance issues
- Reinstall NVIDIA Broadcast
Let us talk about them in detail.
1] Restart NVIDIA Broadcast
In case this issue is caused due to a glitch, our best bet is to restart the application. However, for that, we need to make sure that all of its processes are terminated. To do the same, open Task Manager, right-click on NVIDIA Broadcast, and select End Task. Now, open the application and check if the issue is resolved.
2] Update all the drivers
A lot of users notice inconsistency in the audio of the Broadcast. Sometimes, it cannot pick up my mic, video, or sound, whereas, on other occasions, it can. More often than not, it is caused due to outdated drivers. So, you need to upgrade all of them using either of the following methods.
- Go to the manufacturer’s website and download the latest version of the driver.
- Use a driver update software.
- Update all your drivers from the Device Manager.
- Update NVIDIA Graphic Card Drivers using NV Updater for Windows.
Hopefully, this will do the job for you.
3] Select the correct default microphone
If the microphone is not working due to NVIDIA Broadcast, one needs to make sure that the correct default devices are selected. To configure that, follow the steps mentioned below to do the same.
- Open Control Panel.
- Go to Hardware and Sound > Sound.
- Navigate to the Recording tab, right-click on the microphone, and select Set as default devices.
Now, close the Control Panel and reboot your computer. Finally, check if the issue is resolved.
4] Remove RTX Voice
You can not have NVIDIA Broadcast and RTX Voice installed at the same time. In case, you have installed both of them at once, you will get various error messages. That is why, go ahead and uninstall both of them and then do a fresh installation of NVIDIA Broadcast. Hopefully, this will do the job for you.
5] Fix Camera issues
Some NVIDIA Broadcast users reported that the webcam is not listed. To resolve that issue, you need to first close the app, unplug and replug the webcam. Now, check if the issue is resolved. You need to ensure that the external camera is not connected via a dongle, capture card, or anything that’s not officially supported.
Also, ensure that you don’t have any other application using a camera at that moment. Otherwise, you will notice that the camera option is greyed out.
6] Fix Performance issues
If you notice an FPS drop when using NVIDIA Broadcast, you need to make a few adjustments. First of all, make sure that you don’t combine effects, also, reduce the camera resolution and framerate to 720p30 to not put extra strain on your GPU.
7] Reinstall NVIDIA Broadcast
If nothing works, your last resort is to reinstall NVIDIA Broadcast. In case the issue is caused due to corrupted app files, reinstalling the app will do the job for you. So, go ahead and uninstall and reinstall the NVIDIA Broadcast application. This will do the job for you.
We hope that you can resolve the issue using the solutions mentioned in this post.
How do I enable NVIDIA graphics card on Windows 11?
To enable NVIDIA Graphics Card, open the Device Manager, expand Display Adapters, right-click on NVIDIA driver, and select Enable device. This will do the job for you.
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