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hwkn

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None of the app's audio works......I tried changing the various settings on my tv to see if anything worked and nothing did.
 

hwkn

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I went on a chat with a samsung expert and he was no help either........these smart tv's can be a pain sometimes.
 

IdRatherBeSkiing

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Stupid question, but is your volume up? One of the TVs I have has a setting to tie tv volume to line out. If that is set, turning down volume on speakers will also turn down output volume. Stupid setting (I have it off) but it was there.
 

hwkn

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the tv volume's off[set to optical].I have the audio going through my Denon av receiver.[i'm getting a new av receiver next friday]
 
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hwkn

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I've done a sound test on the tv and there was no sound on the test so i'm thinking about getting a replacement tv no use fighting it anymore.
 

scotchandcigar

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OK, I may have had this same experience. If you have a setup like mine, the cable box audio goes to the AVR, while the cable box video output goes to the TV via HDMI. The problem is, HDMI carries both video and audio, so when your TV detects digital audio-in via the HDMI, is disables digital audio-out (via optical). There's a setting - either on the cable box menu or the TV - that configures the HDMI to only output video, and not digital audio. Once you make that change, the digital audio out from your TV's optical port is enabled.
 

scotchandcigar

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Actually, that setup I described may have been for my older receiver, which didn't have HDMI pass-through. Regardless, if you send your cable box out to your AVR via HDMI, and then the AVR has a pass-through for the HDMI out to your TV, that HDMI signal going to your TV is carrying both video and audio, so the rest of my comments apply.
 

scotchandcigar

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Neither my tv or my Xfinity DVR has a setting to have HDMI only output video.
I just checked, it's a config setting for the HDMI on my AVR menu. Your receiver is (most likely) passing the HDMI audio/video signal (from your cable box) through to your TV.
 

hwkn

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The av receiver's 10 years old so the age is catching up with it[and the remote control's not working too well either].