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No Sound from Rift Headphones after Playing a few Minutes

Level 3


i have the Problem, that the Sound of my Rift Headphones doenst work after some time. When I start Oculus Home the Sound out of the Headphones is fine. Somtimes after 5 Minutes, sometimes after 1 hour, the Headphones stop working. If i restart Oculus Home, the Sound is back again. Using my own Headphones with my Soundcard, there is no Problem.

Is this a known issue? Any work around to fix it?  


Level 3
I seem to be having the same problem. The last time this happened, I noticed that I got a text notification on my smart watch at the exact same time. I know the HMD has some kind of bluetooth. I suppose it's possible that it's some kind of conflict related to that, although it's probably just a coincidence.

Level 2
I have the same issue. Is there a way to fix it, except unplugging the CV1 USB cable?

Going back to home gives me a "Audio change detected" message, but I didn't change anything.

After accepting the changes the audio switches from the CV1 headphones to my speakers. It seems the CV1 lost the audio feed, but not the video and tracking... mmm...

Level 3
I've seen some videos where within Windows you can duplicate your audio output to go to multiple devices like Rift and speakers and then you can just turn the speakers off. I'm not sure if this works or not though. I'm going to try tonight but this is really frustrating. I've seen many people with audio issues but almost nothing from Oculus on this 😞

Level 2
I have the same problem on my system. 

Level 2
Me as well 😞

Level 3
I am also having problems with the sound from the headset. It randomly stops working until I reboot oculus home. Especially in Farlands.

Level 2
I also have similar problems. I have tried most possible configuration permutations of settings inside oculus home and windows "playback devices". When the sound is gone its GONE. No sound from non-vr applications either. And the windows volume control does not show any response either.

It does not work changing to external speakers either ("playback devices"). (from within vr. Non-vr application regain sound that way)

Level 2
I have the same issue, i can play for a few minutes or even longer but then the sound will completely cut out, only way i get it back is by restarting oculus all together or disabling and then enabling the rift audio in playback devices, need help, please Oculus, we need a fix 😞
Thank you!

Level 9
I was getting a few audio problems and audio cut outs, I swapped the headset to another usb3 port and all was fixed.
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