Here’s a Quick Way to Solve Realtek HD Audio Plugged and Unplugged Problem

Posted by Chris Febian, filed in: How-To

If your computer use Realtek HD Audio card with front and back panel jack, and you got a plugged and unplugged device error, you’ve got the same problem with me. This problems cause your audio cutting constantly. Even you don’t plug anything on your panel jack..it’s continuously give you a plugged and unplugged device. If you got this problem with your Realtek HD Audio card, I have a simple method to solve your problems. This little bit tricky but it works for me.

Here’s a Quick Way to Solve Realtek HD Audio Plugged and Unplugged Problem

To solve plugged and unplugged problems on your Realtek HD Audio card, simply follow this steps below (I used Windows 7 to demonstrate) :

1. Go to Start –> Control Panel –> Hardware and Sound –> Realtek HD Audio Manager

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<p>2. Click on “i” icon on the right corner of Realtek HD Audio Manager.</p>
<p><a href=Click on “i” icon on the right corner of Realtek HD Audio Manager

3. Deactive plugged and unplugged notification by uncheck “display icon in notification area” option and click “OK”.

Deactive plugged and unplugged notification by uncheck “display icon in notification area” option and click “OK

4. Click on yellow icon.

Click on yellow icon

5. Disable front panel jack detection and auto popup dialog.

Disable front panel jack detection and auto popup dialog

6. Click on “Device Advanced Settings”.

Device Advanced Settings

7. Select option just like in the screenshot below and click on “OK”

Select option just like in the screenshot and click on “OK”

8. Open Speaker tab, then click on the active back panel speaker icon, set it as default device.

Open Speaker tab, then click on the active back panel speaker icon, set it as default device

9. If you plug your microphone on back panel, open microphone tab and click on the active microphone icon then set it as default.

If you plug your microphone on back panel, open microphone tab and click on the active microphone icon then set it as default.

10. Your Realtek HD Audio card plugged and unplugged problem has been solved.

Note: This trick is works by disabling the front jack panel and make the back panel as the default jack panel. You SHOULD plug your audio cable (Line in, Line out (speaker), and Microphone on the back panel because the front panel has been inactive. This is because the problem is come from the front jack panel.

Watch this video below to know how I solve Realtek HD Audio plugged and unplugged problem:

After following those trick above, your Realtek HD Audio card plugged and unplugged problem has been resolved. If you still got an error, drop your questions on this comments field below. If you have another quick and simple ways to solve this problems, please share with other spyontech readers.

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Chris Febian
Chris Febian is the founder of spyontech.com. He spent his time by testing new software and writing some reviews of them. This blog is one of his favorite place to publish his reviews.

Demoadds
Thanks buddy. I was struggling to find a fix for quite a long time. Thanks a lot, finally, i get rid of the messages.

Mergatroid
Your version of the audio driver is old. Some things are different now. Also, saying “click on the yellow icon” doesn’t help at all since other versions don’t have a yellow icon. How about using the NAME of the icon instead of what colour it is? I also have to state that I don’t think shutting off all the advanced features of the board is a solution. The odds are that just one of the things you did solved the problem, I highly doubt you needed to do them all. Thanks for the info though. I will try these one at a time and keep the one that works. By the way, your twitter/facebook like/tweet thing is blocking the text on your page.

Shawn
So if the audio driver is old and my Mobo manufacture only has the audio driver, what should I do?

http://www.facebook.com/people/Anu-Leka/100002682247111 Anu Leka
U r a genious

Milos Bagy
Can someone PLS tell me where can I download this version of Realtek cause I don’t have that “folder” icon to disable front panel detection?

Tabarcea2
Thank you very much !!!!!!!

Sunnykeerthi
thanks bro it worked

Armaan Kalhor
Thanks man your amazing! fixed that annoying bug!!!! does it mean i can’t use the front panel though?

Gus
Chris, This solved my problem also. Thanks so much. But I wonder what problem caused this? Is there still something wrong?

Ekta
I have Realtek HD Audio Manager and i am using windows 7 ultimate 64 bit OS. problem is that i not able to listen songs and videos in my pc. sometimes i m able to listen songs and also get unwanted volume from my speakers for short period of time and then i got an error plugged in and plugged out. Help me to solve this problem.

http://www.facebook.com/compadrejunior Jose Compadre Junior
Really worked for me. Thanks!

http://www.facebook.com/simon.alfred.3 Simon Alfréd
I would like to ask which verson of realtek driver is this one, beacause i dont have the Device Advanced settings button

Ğäyäň Šaňgēēţh Mąđušnkã
Realtek high definition audio driver (3.30)R2.63

manz
wow Thanks! it works..

Dmitry
I have slightly different settings given that it’s a newer version of the Realtek HD Manager but setting them to what was stated didn’t seem to do it for me. I’m runing Windows 7, 64 bit, on an Asus U46E. The mic doesn’t seem to be working at all.

If I uninstalled RealTek all together, might that do the trick or do you have any additional suggestions?

Thank you.

Rafael
I don’t have that option “Disable front panel jack detection” What should i do?

sanjay tehare
so thanks i solve my problem using this tutorial.

viorel
Hy,my problem with Realtek HD Audio Manager is that :i don’t find icon”yellow folder” on the realtek hd audio manager,i can’t have posibility to get signal to spdif out coaxial jack,the spdif cable is not detected,i made update from realtek official site to the new version 2.71.Something is happened during the instalation i think,because in the settings tab of the manager is apear in bottom left corner instead realtek logo is asus logo.I have a ASUS P5LD2-X/1333 MB,i using Windows 7 Home Premium SP1,front panel is HD audio,front and back panel jack input’s are detected.All work fine just spdif out is problem.I hope you can help me and i thank you in advance.

bilad
I have also the same problem it just keep popping up that you just plug/unplug a device from audio jack. Updated drives, disabled notification from front panel jack detection but still the problem has not solved. Hoping that Realtek should come up with a solution.

nevil
Deactive plugged and unplugged notification by uncheck “display icon in notification area” option and click “OK”. – the stupid tutorial ever, that just disables realtek icon in task bar

yeah!
this advice is pish!!!!!

sirdavies
I don’t have a yellow icon. I’m using an Ausus laptop, so I just have an analog audio jack at the front and that’s it. There’s no yellow icon or “device advanced settings”, by that matter. The audio just plugs in and out intermittently. It’s really annoying. Please help.

uyiosa
I don’t have a advance setting

Zabrina Listya
it is really helpful! thanks!!

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cove3a .
A lifesaver. Some suggested turning off the popup message, but that doesn’t fix the underlying issue and I found snagit wouldn’t render the video correctly. You correctly identified the cause and now all works. Many thanks

Dominik
This is not a solution of real problem, it just disables notification but sound is still interrupting. Sorry but this is lame.

Cks Stv
here is my version, working good with this tutorial

Jessi
helped sooo much!!! I’ve been looking for a solution to my audio problems all day and thanks to you..I finally found it!

tabish
the method no 9 is not clear

moeburn
Step 6 – I don’t have a “device advanced settings” button there. Everything else looks the same though.

Hauser
recommend for those who have tried everything else:

osama
its really help me ty bro 🙂

rahul
thanks a lot it worked

Romm333
Thank you for sharing this information.

sdeva25
Thank you so much. This is a windows 10 problem that has been bugging me

Rishi Shukla
Hi, can we set up Realtek HD audio manager to have different equalizers for headphones and speakers

Hendrik
We you dont have the Option “Disable front panel jack detection” disable the taskbar icon and restart… funny but then i got the option back -.- nice software !!!

Ğäyäň Šaňgēēţh Mąđušnkã
Nice dude it’s seems like solve my problem too

শাকিল সরকার
thanks i follow this in windows 10 and works for me

http://stevenhuang.ca/ Steven Huang
Stopping at step 6 instantly made my headphones work for some reason (front panel jack, windows 10). Really weird, thanks