How to Mute or Unmute Sound on Windows 11?

Almost all Windows computers come with a sound card. If not, then you can purchase a new audio or sound card and install it on your PC to hear audio. But, Windows allows users to mute the volume from the Quick Settings panel quickly when the sound is too loud.

Your Windows 11 machine may have a dedicated key to mute or unmute sound immediately; if not, then either you can use the Quick Settings panel or the Setting app. You can easily adjust or mute the sound volume right from the Quick settings menu on the taskbar. You need to open the Quick Settings menu by clicking on Wi-Fi, Speaker, or Battery icon. Let’s see how to do?

How to Mute or Unmute Sound on Windows 11 using the Quick Settings menu?

Step 1. First, open the Quick Settings menu by clicking on Wi-Fi, Speaker, or Battery icon on the taskbar.

Step 2. When the Quick Settings menu opens, locate the speaker icon and click on it to mute/unmute according to your needs. If you want to adjust volume, use the slider beside the speaker icon.

How to Mute or Unmute Sound from Windows Settings app?

Using Windows Settings app, you can also mute or unmute the sound on Windows 11. To that, perform the following steps:-

Step 1. First, right-click on the speaker icon in the Quick Settings area on the taskbar and then select Sound settings.

Step 2. When you’re done, the Settings app will open at System > Sound. Click on the Speaker icon beside Volume to mute sound. Clicking the same icon again will unmute the sound.

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