How to Start Using the New Sound Settings in Windows 10

Recent Update 1803: How to Start Using the New Sound Settings in Windows 10 1803 

Windows 10 1803 recent update has come with some remarkable new features such as Near Share, Microsoft Edge, Focus Assist, Fluent Design and Windows timeline. There are many tremendous improvements which have occurred in Windows 10 1803 some of them didn’t get much public attention. One of which is the advancement of Sound Settings which were recently managed by using the Classic Control Panel.

Here we have brought some impactful and straightforward ways to manage Sound Effects, Speakers and Microphone levels and even adjust the Audio preferences on an app to app basis on your windows 10 system.

To manage the Sound Settings of Windows 10 1803

  1. Open the Settings.
  2. Go to the System option.
  3. Then click on Sound.

There you will get to see more options to manage the levels of sound Input/mic and Output/speakers that are connected to your PC.

Also, there are some essential and highly developed features such as the ability to manage the audio preferences of individual apps. This is changing the Volume Mixer available in earlier versions of Windows 10. You will discover the latest sound settings functions under the Other Sound Options tab.

  1. Tap on the App Volume and Device Preferences option.
  2. Here you can select the volume levels for the specific app as well as the default output/input device for each of them.

Note: If you don’t like the changes you have made so you can start over, by just taping the Reset button. Some improvements have been there, to the background menu where some basic audio preferences and open sound settings can be controlled from the taskbar.

  1. Just a right-click on the icon of the speaker to get the context menu which will still let you open the classic Volume Mixer.

And on the other hand, you ought not to be depending on it sticking around for upcoming updates as everything is changing and moving to the new Settings page.

When you select Device properties for any device either the input or output, it opens the classic Control Panel sound settings you’re habitual of using.

For instance, if you tap on the properties of the device for your speakers, it will open the dialog where levels can be changed, sound enhancements can be added, or the troubleshooting utility for devices can be started.

While this update is adding more sound options to the modern Settings app, but not everything has been changed or moved yet. If you need to change or modify some of the new advanced options, you can still do it by using the classic utilities. But we should expect more of Sound Options to be carried to the modern experience going forward.

We hope this article is going to assist you to gain more knowledge about the New Sound Setting on Windows 10 which has just recently been introduced.

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