Reset App Volume and Device Preferences in Windows 11 or Windows 10

Reset App Volume and Device Preferences in Windows 11 or Windows 10

  • To reset app volume and device preferences in windows 11 -> Settings -> Sound -> Volume Mixer -> Click on Reset option and wait for app volume and device preferences to reset to its original default settings on windows 11 computer.
  • To Reset app volume and device preferences in windows 10 -> Settings -> Sound -> Advanced Sound outputs -> Click on App Preferences and Device Manager and click on Reset button.

On your windows 10 or 11 computer if you are having issue with your volume and device preferences then you need to reset app volume and device preference and fix the issues on windows 11 or 10 computer easily and its pretty simple and straightforward method. So, let’s see in detail below.

Sometimes, on your windows 11 computer app sound settings will not work or app volume and device preferences not showing or any other issue with app volume and device preference can be fixed easily.

Reset App Volume and Device Preferences in Windows 11

Below methods will help you reset app volume and device preference on your windows 11 computer and get back your app volume and device preferences working easily.

On Windows 11 Computer

Step 1: Click on Windows Search menu and type in settings and open windows settings.

Step 2: On right side menu -> Click on Sound

Step 3: Scroll down and click on Volume Mixer.

Step 4: Under Apps section -> Click on Reset option next to reset sound devices and volumes for all apps on the recommended defaults.

Step 5: Wait for windows 11 computer to reset app volume and device preferences.

That’s it, this is how you reset app volume and device preferences on windows 11 computer.

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On Windows 10 Computer

Step 1: Open windows settings

Step 2: Click on Sound on left side menu

Step 3:

Under Advanced Sound Options -> Click on App Preferences and Device  Manager

Step 4: Click on Reset button at bottom and wait for app preferences and device manager to reset.

That’s it, once you click on reset button then app preferences and devive manager will reset completely and you will see your screen will refresh.

Where is App volume and device preferences Windows 11?

In windows settings, sound settings in volume mixer under apps section you will be able to see app preferences and device preferences and you can reset them from here.

When to Reset App Volume and Device Preferences on Windows 11 or 10

If you are having issues with app volume and device preferences and having issues like app volume not working or any other sound or sound output related issues then you need to reset app volume and device preferences on windows 11 or 10 computer.

What Happens when you Reset App Volume and Device Preferences on windows 11 or 10 Computer

When you reset app volume and device preferences then all volume settings and device preferences will be restored to its original default windows settings and any customization or app volumes not working issues will be fixed successfully.

FAQ

Volume mixer not showing sound

If the volume mixer is not showing then you need to reset sound settings -> Settings -> Sound -> App Preferences and Device Preferences and reset.

Does Reset App Volume and Device Preference fix Volume issues?

Yes! Once you reset app volume and device preferences then all volume and device preference settings will be restored to its original default settings (factory default – windows settings).