Check Speaker Settings (Windows)

Created by Adrian Gay on Jan 25, 2022

Quickly check which speaker (if there is more than one) is currently enabled for use in Windows.

Step-by-step guide

  • Select the Speaker icon in the (right side) taskbar.

windows task bar with speaker icon hilighted

  • Next, select the arrow to open a list of audio devices connected to your computer.

speakers realtek audio listed as the main sound option and the carrot button hilighted

  • Check that your audio is playing to the audio device you prefer, such as a speaker, headphones, etc.

select playback device dropdown lists all available sound devices connected to the computer

Also see:

Audio Device Settings (Windows 10)

Fix sound problems in Windows 10

Keywordssmph it knowledge base speaker sound volume windows PC   Doc ID134042
OwnerBrianna M.GroupSMPH
Created2024-01-16 15:23:15Updated2024-02-09 16:31:46
SitesSchool of Medicine and Public Health
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