How to improve the sound quality of your Windows computer and laptop?

If you are unhappy with the sound quality your computer or notebook is producing, check out these tips and see some different ways to improve the sound of your Windows computer.

We do not always give the necessary attention to the sound quality of the PC, but Windows 10 has many customization options that allow you to improve the sound of your computer. Here you can check out various tips and tricks to improve your sound experience.

How to improve the sound of your Windows computer?

1. Change the sound effects

You can customize all sounds in Windows for a personalized experience. To do this, press the Windows + I key to open Settings and navigate to Personalization> Themes> Sounds.

Alternatively, right-click the speaker icon in the taskbar tray and click “Sounds.”

Use the Sounds Scheme drop-down menu to switch between the standard Windows options. You can choose No sounds if you want to mute all sounds.

Alternatively, click an item in the Program Events list and use the “Sounds” or “Browse” drop-down menu to select a different sound. Be sure to click OK when done.

2. Adjust the individual application sounds

Clicking the “loudspeaker” icon in the taskbar tray will allow you to adjust the overall system volume. However, this is not very useful when you want to control the individual volume of an application. To do this, right-click the speaker icon, click “Open Volume Mixer,” and adjust the sliders accordingly.

If you want to do this faster and with the help of an enhanced Windows interface, download the EarTrumpet from the Microsoft Store. Once installed, open it and it will automatically enter the expanded tray of the taskbar. Left-click and drag the icon to the taskbar to keep it permanently.

If you want to remove the default speaker icon and use EarTrumpet only, right-click the taskbar and click “Taskbar Settings.” Click “Enable or disable system icons” and slide the “Volume” to Off.

3. Quickly switch audio devices

If you have multiple audio devices, such as speakers and headphones, you are constantly switching between them. To do this, click the speaker icon in the taskbar tray. Click the name of your current audio device, and it will open a list of the other options. Just click on the audio device you want to change.

An even better way to do this is with a free and lightweight program called  Audio Switcher. With it, you can assign audio devices (playback and recording) with any desired keyboard combination. This is great for quickly switching between audio devices, especially when you are using a full-screen application.

The program’s playback and recording guides will display all of your guides. Right-click any of them to perform actions, such as setting it as your default device or setting the hotkey.

4. Update your audio drivers

If you are having problems with audio, try to update your audio drivers. To do this, press the Windows + X key, and then click Device Manager. Double-click Audio Inputs and Outputs. Find the problematic audio device, right-click it and select Update driver. Click Automatically Search for updated driver software with the wizard.

If this does not work, repeat the steps above, but click Uninstall Device instead of Update. Restart the system and Windows will attempt to automatically reinstall the driver. If this is still a problem, go to the manufacturer’s website and download the driver directly from there.

If audio problems continue, right-click the speaker icon in the taskbar tray, and then click Troubleshoot. Follow the wizard and it will try to automatically solve any problems encountered.

5. Enable sound enhancements

Windows has several built-in sound enhancements that you can apply to your playback devices. To continue, right-click the speaker icon in the taskbar tray, and then click Sound> Playback.

Double-click the playback device that you want to change. Switch to the Enhancements or Enhancements tabs. Now you can select which sound accessory you would like. If you click on one, it will give you a description of what it does.

6. Buy new speakers

If there is one thing that will certainly improve your audio quality, that is to buy new better speakers. Before doing this, consider reusing the old speakers you may have.

And so, have you been able to improve your quality of life-based on these tips? Do you have any other tips that you think can help our users? Feel free to use our comments section for this, we want to know what you are thinking!

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