How to Make My Headphones Work on the PC

By TS Jordan

Enabling your computer to recognize and output sound through your headphones will enable you to work without disturbing the other members of your house, keeping a quiet environment even as you watch your favorite movies or play your favorite games. This can be done by configuring your audio settings through your operating system. The entire procedure can be done in minutes.

Step 1

Plug your headphones into the speaker audio output port on the back of your computer.

Step 2

Click "Start" and select "Control Panel."

Step 3

Click on "Sound."

Step 4

Click on the entry for "Headphones" and press "OK" to complete the configuration.