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Macbook Pro 15 sound not working

123352 Views 52 Replies Latest reply: Apr 15, 2014 10:34 AM by flight302 RSS
  • ApplePercussionRon Calculating status...
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    May 27, 2013 10:05 PM (in response to mike\'s username)

    This hit it dead on the nose. Rapidly push the headphone jack in and out until you see the hourglass spinning---all of a sudden, your audio will start to respond through your speakers

  • Kian Queyquep Calculating status...
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    Jun 16, 2013 7:10 PM (in response to 60herz)

    try this.

    system preference- sound- output- and click internal speakers (built in)

  • tozol Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jul 16, 2013 11:34 AM (in response to Kian Queyquep)

    Holy crap,


    i have a 2009 macbook 13', and for the first time ever this has happened to me, no sound icon, no sound, and only didgital output in settings.


    read this, and couldnt believe it, i had been using the headphone socket earlier.


    But get this.......its definatley the socket causing the problem, if you get the no sound, no icon, and digital only in settings, actually take a look down your headphone socket, and you will see the red shining light , like you get on a digital output...


    What i did was put headphones back in, widdle and turn slightly, removed it, and the red light had gone out, and within seconds the sound icon had returned, has had the full sound....even without a restart.

  • lolobond Calculating status...
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    Jul 23, 2013 7:08 PM (in response to BaasBogers)

    whooo finally that work thanks

  • zsungi Calculating status...
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    Aug 24, 2013 2:30 PM (in response to 60herz)

    i have the same problem

    i thought something went wrong when i connected to the apple TV through air parrot.

    i could hear the music, sound through apple tv but when i switch back to computer i couldnt hear anything...

    i restarted..nothing happened

    restarded again...nothing

    then i just went to system preferences -> sound -> output.. and there selected computer...

    since that it is working again:)hihi

    i hope this will help you

  • busymm Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 9, 2013 7:26 PM (in response to daniel86)

    Thanks Daniel86 for mentioning the twisting!!  I had to do it several times but it finally worked.  Apple Support had me reset the PRAM and something else and it did nothing!  You'd think they would research things on their own forum.  This probably saved me 2 hours from having to take it into the apple store.  Thank you thank you thank you!!!

  • tozol Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 9, 2013 11:35 PM (in response to busymm)

    One thing I would like to add, since this to fixed my problem.

    It's now getting annoying as I'm having to do the wiggling more often now to bring the sound back.


    What I would like is, someone to come on here and actually tell us why this is happening, and is it even possible to do a permanent fix, because having to do this nearly every time, is getting annoying.

  • flight302 Calculating status...
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    Apr 15, 2014 10:34 AM (in response to 60herz)

    was having the same problem. read some dudes post about mute being checked in sys prefs under the input tab.. it wasnt for me and was gray..


    however i plugged in head phones the it became un gray. i checked mute then pulled out my headphones




    its working now..



    am i the only onw who thinks apple is the new microsoft?



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