Connect a bluetooth audio device or wireless display to your pc

Ever need to record something on your computer exactly as it comes out of your speakers? Enabling “Stereo Mix” will let you do exactly that, và here’s how to lớn do it.

Bạn đang xem: Connect a bluetooth audio device or wireless display to your pc

Nowadays, most sound cards have sầu the ability khổng lồ record whatever is being output. The only hang-up is accessing that recording channel, which can be done rather easily.

Enable Stereo Mix

Go down to the audio icon in your system tray, right-clichồng it, & go khổng lồ “Recording Devices” to lớn open up the proper settings pane.


In the pane, right-cliông xã on a blank area, và make sure both “View Disabled Devices” and “View Disconnected Devices” options are checked. You should see a “Stereo Mix” option appear.


Right-click on “Stereo Mix” & cliông chồng “Enable” lớn be able lớn use it.

Xem thêm: ♻️ (Phong Cách Biểu Tượng Nghĩa Là Gì, Biểu Tượng @@ Nghĩa Là Gì


I Still Don’t See It…

In some cases, your audio chipset drivers aren’t helping your cause. Most likely, this is because they’re outdated. In other instances, however, it’s because the newest Windows drivers for your chipmix don’t tư vấn this feature. This was the case on my Hãng Asus Eee PC (a 1000HE), but I got around the issue by downloading & installing the older Windows XP/Vista drivers for my audio chipphối. As always, before changing your drivers, make sure create a system restore point in case things don’t go as planned.

How Do I Use This?

With “Stereo Mix” enabled, you can open up your favorite recording program & select that instead of your microphone before you record. If you don’t see the option, or your program doesn’t give sầu you the ability to lớn change the recording device, you can disable or unplug your microphone and make “Stereo Mix” the mặc định recording device.


This works well for when you want to capture audio for a screen-sharing session, or record audio from streaming sources–such as live sầu web-casts–that don’t necessarily allow you to lớn tải về content immediately. In order khổng lồ vì chưng that, you’d open up your audio recording application of choice (like Audacity), & find the option for microphone input đầu vào. Select Stereo Mix as your input đầu vào (if it isn’t already), be sure other recording devices are muted or disabled, & clichồng record.


Be sure to check out our article, The How-To Geek Guide on Audio Editing: The Basics, to lớn learn how to use Audacity.