Check your settings and make sure OBS is recording from the right source.
Speaker as playback default
Confirm that your speaker is the default device for playback.
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Causes of the OBS no audio issue
How to solve OBS not recording your desktop or microphone audio
Fix 1. Check your audio settings
Fix 2. Set your speaker as the default playback device
Fix 3. Unmute OBS on your computer
Fix 4. Check OBS audio-tracking settings
Fix 5. Remove other programs for audio control
Fix 6. Adjust encoding settings
Fix 7. Run OBS as administrator
Fix 8. Update your audio drivers
Fix 9. Use an alternative app – Movavi Screen Recorder
Frequently asked questions
Why is OBS not recording my audio?
There are plenty of common causes for the OBS no sound issue. You could have OBS muted, bad settings, or interference from other programs. Alternatively, you could have old drivers installed, or incompatibility issues. Use the fixes above to walk through troubleshooting your audio issues in OBS.
How do I get OBS to record audio?
To record audio, do the following:
Create a new scene in the Scene section.
Click the plus icon in the Source section.
To record desktop audio, select Audio Output Capture.
Adjust audio levels in the Audio Mixer box.
Access Properties to select a specific input for audio recording.
Press the Start Recording button in the Controls section.
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