Apple TV Audio Not Working? No Sound On Samsung TV? (Fix!)

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Apple TV no sound issues

Apple TV sound not working anymore after tvOS 16.5? No more audio output on Samsung TV although you haven’t changed any settings? Others have reported this too! Here is what you can do to fix it!

Apple TV Audio Not Working

Apple TV sound issues have been reported by Magnus (tvOS 16.5):

“Have sound problems in update tvOS update 16.5. Anyone else?”

We couldn’t replicate the issue but have found a similar complaint on Reddit.

Apparently, audio problems can be encountered after tvOS 16.5 update by users that use a sound system instead of the smart TV’s built-in speakers.

How To Fix Apple TV Sound Not Working

There can be various causes for audio issues in tvOS 16. Here are some of the most common fixes:

1. Reboot Apple TV

First, you should restart your device. There might be a minor glitch that can be easily fixed with a reboot.

How to: You can restart Apple TV from Settings -> System -> Restart, or with the help of the Siri Remote restart combo.

2. Stereo Output Setting

If you’re using a sound system and not the Samsung TV’s smart speakers you should try to set Apple TV audio output to stereo:

  • 1. Open Settings and go for Video and Audio.
  • 2. Select Audio Format.
  • 3. Go for Stereo instead of Auto!
  • Does this help? Thanks Somar2230 for sharing this fix.

Have you managed to fix Apple TV sound issues in tvOS 16? Do you have a better solution or other problems to report? Share your feedback in the comments!

Related: For more tvOS 16.5 issues and available workarounds check our extended review!