How to Open Sound Settings on Windows 10/11. Easily!

When your computer has sound issues like the no sound issue, to fix the issue, you may want to open sound settings so you can configure the settings. Then you’ve come to the right place. In this post, you’ll learn how to open sound settings on Windows 10 & 11. It’s easy and quick!

When we talk about sound settings, we usually mean the main system Sound settings or the Sound control panel. So following are the steps on how to open the main system Sound settings and the Sound control panel. Follow the steps depending on your needs.

If you want to open the main system Sound settings, click this link to head to the four ways that you can use to open the main system Sound settings. This is the main system Sound settings window:

If you want to open the Sound control panel, click this link to head to the seven ways that you can use to open the Sound control panel. This is the Sound control panel:

How to open main system Sound settings

There are four available ways for you to open the main system Sound settings.

Way 1: Use the speaker icon at the taskbar
Way 2: Use Win+I
Way 3: Use the Windows search bar
Way 4: Use the Windows Start menu

Way 1: Use the speaker icon at the taskbar

You can use the speaker icon at the taskbar to open the main system Sound settings. Here’s how:

Right-click on the speaker icon at the taskbar and select Open Sound settings.

Way 2: Use Win+I

You can use keyboard shortcut (Win+I) to open the main system Sound settings. Here’s how:

1) On your keyboard, press Win+I to open the Settings window.

2) Select System.

3) Select Sound.

Way 3: Use the Windows search bar

You can open the main system Sound settings through the Windows search bar. Here’s how:

On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key, type “sound settings” and then select Sound Settings from the result.

Way 4: Use the Windows Start menu

You can open the main system Sound settings via Windows Start menu. Here’s how:

1) Click the Start menu button.

2) Click on Settings. Then the Windows Settings window will open.

3) Select System.

4) Select Sound.

How to open Sound control panel

There are seven available ways for you to open the Sound control panel.

Way 1: Use speaker icon at the taskbar
Way 2: Use Windows search bar
Way 3: From Windows Settings
Way 4: From Windows Start menu
Way 5: From Control Panel
Way 6: Use Run command
Way 7: Use Command Prompt

Way 1: Use speaker icon at the taskbar

You can open the Sound control panel using the speaker icon at the taskbar. Here’s how:

Right-click on the speaker icon at the taskbar and select Sounds.

Way 2: Use Windows search bar

You can open the Sound control panel using the Windows search bar. Here’s how:

1) On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key, type “sound settings” and then select Sound Settings from the result.

2) Scroll down and click on Sound Control Panel.

Way 3: From Windows Settings

You can open the Sound control panel through Windows Settings. Here’s how:

1) On your keyboard, press Win+I. Then the Windows Settings window will open.

2) Select System.

3) Select Sound.

4) Scroll down and then click on Sound Control Panel.

Way 4: From Windows Start menu

You can open the Sound control panel through the Windows Start menu. Here’s how:

1) Click the Start menu button.

2) Click on Settings.

3) Select Personalization.

4) Select Themes and then select Sounds.

Way 5: From Control Panel

You can open the Sound control panel through the Windows Control Panel. Here’s how:

1) On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key, type “control panel” and then select Control Panel from the result.

2) View by Large icons and then select Sound.

Way 6: Use Run command

You can use the Run command to open the Sound control panel. Here’s how:

1) On your keyboard, press Win+R to invoke the Run box.

2) Type “control mmsys.cpl sounds” in the Run box and click on OK.

Way 7: Use Command Prompt

You can use Command Prompt to open the Sound control panel. Here’s how:

1) On your keyboard, press Win+R to invoke the Run box.

2) Type “cmd” into the Run box and click on OK. Then the Command Prompt window will open.

3) Type the following command and then press Enter.

control mmsys.cpl sounds

Hopefully you find this post helpful. If you have any questions, feel free to drop a comment below. I’ll get back to you ASAP.

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