How to Increase the Volume of My Laptop Speaker

For those times when your weak Laptop Speakers seem to give up on you!

Laptops are great portable devices, but their speakers are subpar volume and sound quality-wise in most cases. Whenever you are watching a video on youtube or playing music, having a laptop with weak speakers is annoying. Fortunately, you can Increase the Volume of Laptop Speakers with ease.

In this post, we will see the step-by-step guide to increasing the volume of your laptop speaker.

Run the Audio Troubleshooter:

You’ll need to check your laptop’s audio settings to make sure the volume is set to maximum. This will help you determine if the low volume problem is caused by your laptop’s settings or a fundamental hardware problem.

  1. Locate the speaker icon which is inside the taskbar at the bottom right corner of the screen
  2. Click the speaker icon and make sure the volume slider is set to maximum.
  3. Then right-click the speaker icon to open the context menu.

  4. Go to the context menu, and now click on the “Troubleshoot sound problems” option.

  5. The Audio Troubleshooter opens and automatically begins detecting and diagnosing problems with your audio settings.

  6. Wait for the troubleshooter to scan your system for audio issues. This process may take some time.

  7. After the troubleshooter completes its scan, you will be presented with a list of issues found in your audio settings.

  8. Follow the on-screen instructions to fix any issues detected by the troubleshooter.

  9. After completing the troubleshooting process, test the audio on your laptop to see if the volume is increased. If not, try other troubleshooting steps or seek professional help.

Install and Update Audio Drivers:

If your laptop’s audio settings are correct but the volume is still low, it may be due to an outdated or missing audio driver. Audio drivers are software components that allow your laptop to produce sound.

Here are the steps to install and update the audio driver on your laptop:

  1. Open the Windows Start Menu or press the Windows key on your keyboard
  2. Type Device Manager in the search bar and click the Device Manager option that appears.
  3. In the Device Manager window, expand the categories Sound, Video, and Game Controllers.
  4. Right-click the audio device or driver that your laptop is currently using and select Update Driver.
  5. In the Update Driver window, select the option to search automatically for updated driver software.
  6. Wait while the system searches for and downloads the latest audio drivers for your laptop. If you can’t find the update, you can manually check the manufacturer’s website for the latest audio driver.
  7.  Once the latest audio drivers are downloaded, install them on your laptop and reboot your system.

Use a Third-Party Audio Enhancement Software:

Use third-party audio enhancement software if the above-mentioned tricks do not increase the volume of your laptop speakers. The sound quality and volume of your laptop’s speakers can be enhanced with the aid of these software programmes.

Here are some common third-party audio enhancement software options to consider:

  1.  Boom 3D: Boom 3D is an audio enhancement app designed to play media content with the goal of improving the sound of any media player. You can convert normal sound to 3D sound. Choose from multiple 3D sound effects. The moment you switch between 3D sounds, you will immediately feel the difference.

  2. DFX Audio Enhancer: DFX Audio Enhancer is another popular audio enhancement software that you can use to improve the audio quality and volume of your laptop’s speakers. It has many features such as an equalizer, volume booster, and 3D surround sound function.

  3. Equalizer APO: Equalizer APO is an open-source audio equalizer for Windows 11. It is arguably the most powerful audio management application. Parametric and graphic EQ lets you choose 15-band and 31-band EQ that you can customize

Third-party audio enhancement software can improve the sound quality and volume of your laptop’s speakers.

Adjust the Audio Settings of the Media Player:

Most media players have audio settings that affect the volume and quality of the audio output. Check your media player’s audio settings and adjust them to your liking. Some media players have built-in equalizers that can enhance bass, treble, and other audio frequencies.

You can increase the Audio in the popular VLC media player using the following steps:

  1. Open VLC Media Player on your computer and load a video or audio file to play.
  2. Increase the volume by clicking the Volume icon in the bottom right corner of the player or using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Up Arrow.
  3. If the volume is already at maximum level but still too low you can use VLC’s Equalizer to make it even louder.
  4. For getting this done, go to the “Tools” menu and then select “Effects and Filters“.
  5. In the Effects and Filters window, select the “Equalizer” tab.
  6. Use the sliders to adjust the tone frequency to your liking. You can boost specific frequencies to make the sound louder and clearer.
  7. Click “Save” to apply your audio output changes.

Disclaimer: If you are using software tricks in order to boost the volume of your laptop speakers you might damage them. Use the tricks mentioned in our guide at your own discretion. We would not be liable for any damages in case you damage your laptop speakers in any way whatsoever.

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