How to Open Sound Settings in Windows 10

The steps in this guide will show you how to create a shortcut for sound settings and different ways to access them.

You can access the sound settings in Windows 10 in one of the following ways:

Method #1 – Press Windows+I to launch Settings. Click “System.” Click “Sound” on the left sidebar.

Method #2 – Click on the Start menu and type sound. Select “Sound settings” from the search results.

Method #3 – Open Run by pressing Windows + R. Type ms-settings:sound and press the “Enter” key.

You can also use the above command in the following programs: Task Manager (Hit File > Run new task option to use the command), address toolbar, and the File Explorer address bar.

You can also start sound settings using the command start ms-settings:sound in Command Prompt or PowerShell.

Method #4 – Right-click on the “Volume” icon on the taskbar and select “Open Sound Settings.”

How to Create Sound Settings Shortcut in Windows 10

Create a shortcut to sound settings on your Windows 10 desktop or File Explorer by following these steps:

Right-click on the blank area of the desktop or in File Explorer.

In the context menu, select “New” and press “Shortcut.”

In the Create Shortcut window, enter ms-settings:sound.

Click on the “Next” button.

Enter the name of the shortcut if you do not like the suggested one.

Click the “Finish” button.

That’s it.


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How To Raj was founded and run by Thirumalraj, an MCA graduate. Since August 2015, he has been blogging on his other blog, Technology Hint. Learn more about How To Raj here.