Configure & Test Surround Sound on Windows 10

Configure & Test Surround Sound on Windows 10

It always works well for music lovers to extend the quality of sound for surround effects. Because no doubt, if you’ve enabled such a facility, even you would fall in love with the jazz classics. Unfortunately, this facility if not enabled by default and users are required to enable it manually.

Don’t worry, because I’ll guide you to a straight forward way to complete the task. Here, I’ve drafted a complete guide to¬†Configure & Test Surround Sound on Windows 10. This way, you’ll be allowed to listen to your favorite tracks in better sound quality.

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How to Configure & Test Surround Sound on Windows 10

Update Audio Drivers

Your audio drivers should be up-to-date if you want to get the job done. So first, you’ll be required to check it and if there’s an update available, do it to be successful in Configuring & Testing Surround Sound on Windows 10.

  • Type “Device Manager” in the Cortana search and click on the Open button.

Configure & Test Surround Sound on Windows 10

  • Navigate to the “Sound, video and game controllers” menu.
  • Right-click on the first tab and select “Update Driver”

Configure & Test Surround Sound on Windows 10

  • Click on “Search automatically for updated software”

Configure & Test Surround Sound on Windows 10

  • Now let it search for the appropriate results for you.

Configure & Test Surround Sound on Windows 10

  • After it provides appropriate results, make a choice:
    • If there’s an update available, allow your PC to execute it.
    • If there isn’t an update, just close the device manager.

Configure Surround Sound on Windows 10

  • Open Windows 10 Settings and navigate to the “System” tab.

Configure Surround Sound on Windows 10

  • Click on Sound from the left-panel and then on “Sound Control Panel” from the right-panel.

Configure Surround Sound on Windows 10

  • Under the “Playback” tab, select the desired Surround sound system and click on the “Set Default” button.
  • Now click on the configure button that’s available on the left bottom side.

Configure Surround Sound on Windows 10

  • On the next window, click on the “Next” button.

Configure Surround Sound on Windows 10

  • Now check the “Surround Speakers” checkbox and hit “Next”.

Configure Surround Sound on Windows 10

  • After you get notified of the successful configuration, close the window.

Configure Surround Sound on Windows 10

Test Surround Sound on Windows 10

  • Open “Sound Control Panel” again.

Test Surround Sound on Windows 10

  • Visit the Playback tab and after selecting your desired sound system, click on “Configure”

Test Surround Sound on Windows 10

  • Now under “Audio Channels” select the surround sound and click on “Test”

Test Surround Sound on Windows 10

  • If the results are as you expected, just close the window and enjoy it.

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