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Can't hear normal audio but not mp3 files in pcvr


Basically, in PCVR, I can hear normal audio like my browser, games, etc. But when I open a .mp3 file to play music, I can't hear it in my Quest 2 headset. I use a cable to connect to my pc with the built in quest link and oculus app on pc. 

If it helps, my pc is on windows 10. I just wanna play music in the background while playing fighting games, so yeah that'd be nice if that gets fixed.


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Hi @Bork6996. We would be more than happy to try to get to the root of your issue. Of course, we understand how this may put a damper on your time when playing your favorite games. In order for us to proceed accordingly, we would like to ask if you are using a virtual desktop or Quest Link. When we hear back from you, we can begin working on some troubleshooting towards a possible resolution.

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Greetings. First off, i made a typo in the title, the “can’t” should be a “can”.


Anyways, I use quest link, with a cable, on quest 2. 

Thanks for getting back with us @Bork6996. We understand the significance of allowing users to enjoy their own music while playing, and we're eager to share some information.
At the moment, playing your own music while gaming is not officially supported. Although some users have discovered workarounds, it may lead to problems like stuttering due to the lack of support. We encourage you to share your request for this feature on our ideas forums. Our developers and engineers regularly review the most popular suggestions and take them into consideration for future updates. We appreciate your time and understanding.

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