How you can allow audio system and headphones concurrently with Realtek

Enjoying sounds from each back and front panels with Realtek Audio Supervisor can typically be considerably tough however getting it to work really takes mere seconds. Right here is do it.

PC customers usually choose having audio system and headphones work on the identical time with the intention to keep away from disabling one gadget each time they should swap. This turns into problematic in some conditions since controls aren’t at all times intuitive when making an attempt to make each the units related to the back and front 3.5mm jack panels produce the sound.

Anyway, Realtek Audio Supervisor, which is used with motherboards that help both Intel or AMD CPUs is the favored selection so that is the one the place we are going to present you allow each panels on the identical time.

The 1st step – Open Realtek Audio Supervisor

Simply click on begin, kind “Realtek” and the OS will supply the app on the high of the listing. Click on it.

Step two – Superior settings menu

You’ll discover this menu within the high proper nook of the UI. For some motherboards, it’s a gear icon subsequent to reduce, maximize and shut icons. On different mobos, the UI may present this menu as “Machine Superior settings” beneath reduce, maximize and shut icons. Click on on the menu if you discover it.


Realtek Audio Supervisor – Superior settings menu

You will notice two sections within the Superior settings menu – Playback Machine and Recording Machine. 

Beneath the Playback Machine, you should have two choices:

  • Mute the rear output gadget, when a entrance headphone is plugged in
  • Make entrance and rear output units playback two totally different audio streams concurrently

Examine solely the “Mute the rear output gadget” choice.

Beneath the Recording Machine, you should have two different choices:

  • Tie up the identical kind of enter jacks, i.e. line-in or microphone, as an enter gadget
  • Separate all enter jacks as impartial enter units

Choose solely the “Separate all enter jacks” choice and transfer on to Analog menus.

Step three – Analog settings menu

You’ll discover Analog settings menu on the underside aspect of the interface in some instances whereas in others, it is going to be a folder icon near the fitting fringe of the UI. 

Click on it and you’ll get the next choices below Connector Settings:

  • Disable entrance panel popup dialog
  • Allow jack detection when gadget is plugged in

Examine solely “Disable entrance panel popup dialog” choice.


Realtek Audio Manager - Connector settings

Realtek Audio Supervisor – Connector settings

After you are completed with that, you will note icons resembling 3.5mm jack connectors, near the place you discovered the Connector Settings. Click on the connectors that resemble those the place you plug the speaker or headphones, for back and front panels. Do not contact the microphone connector. Within the pictures on this information, the proper connectors are the crimson one for the again panel and the inexperienced one for the entrance.

On each of these connectors, you’ll get a drop-down menu with quite a few choices however select “Headphone” for each of them.

Realtek Audio Manager - Make sure you choose "Headphone" for both back panel and front panel

Realtek Audio Supervisor – Ensure you select “Headphone” for each again panel and entrance panel

Step 4 – Take a look at your sound

By the point you might be completed, it’s best to solely see the microphone and one of many output units (headphones or audio system) as out there on the left aspect. Click on any of the speaker icons across the monitor within the UI to check if it really works. 

After that, your headphones and audio system needs to be enabled on the identical time and also you needn’t disable them in any means aside from powering them off as you want.

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