How to Increase System Volume in Windows

Microsoft Windows system sometimes gets low volume issues. However, there could be some external reasons for restricting the maximum volume of the system. In Windows, there are few possible options through which the user can manage the situation by modifying the volume. They do work but for a little extent. Some users want to have a good quality of sound settings in their system, but the inbuilt software is limited with its abilities.

Even though there are some reasons which could be related to software or hardware, there are some ways and numerous third-party software products as well that are capable of raising the volume up to the satisfying level for the user. Let’s see the workarounds that are fit to follow in order to increase System volume in Windows.

Here, how to Increase System Volume in Windows

Check Volume controls

Checking the volumes controls can save you from digging into the sound settings of your system. It would be good if you check your Volume controls before making any decisions to download a sound tool or troubleshooting the problem.

  1. Go to right corner at the bottom of your taskbar.
  2. Click the volume
  3. Now, you can raise the volume bar at maximum.
  4. Else you can click Mixer at the bottom of the volume bar.
  5. And try to raise the volume.
  6. Now try to run a media app in your computer and adjust its volume bar as well.

If there is not much difference, then you must follow the next method.

Loudness Equalization

  1. Open your Start Menu and search for Control Panel.
  2. Open Control Panel and go to the upper right corner.
  3. Select View By and click Small size to make it easier to find the tabs.
  4. Go to Sounds and double-click to open it.
  5. A Sound pop-up box will open.
  6. Select Speakers from the Playback tab and click Properties.
  7. Click Enhancements tab in the new box opened.
  8. Select the Loudness Equalizer option from the list.
  9. Select Apply and click Ok.

This will definitely help you to raise the volume of your system.

 Changing the Communication Settings

  1. Again Open the Sound settings from Control Panel.
  2. Now in the Sound pop-up box, select Communication
  3. You will see four options in the tab.
  4. Select the last option saying Do nothing.
  5. Now click Ok to save the changes.

It is seen that the Windows system has shown low volume issues, but it is not necessary that it is a software malfunction. The problem could be in the hardware device as well. But before replacing the device, it is always better to check the software since a mild change in settings can bring a huge difference to the performance. In this situation, you must follow the methods mentioned above and then bring out a conclusion.

Jack Tucker is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry from last 10 year. As a technical expert, he has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as

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