Quick Tip #2 • Change Audio Settings Quickly from the Menubar
• Change Audio Settings Quickly from the Menubar •
If your someone who happens to use external speakers (USB speakers) or maybe even an external mic, then you’re all to familiar with having to go to System Preferences to make changes to your audio or input settings. Well who wants to do that every time! Todays Tech Point will help you to easily change settings & have your audio blasting through you fancy new speakers in no time!
This tip is surely not obvious, but extremely simple! One of those hidden little tricks.
When you typically click on the sound icon in the menubar you get the volume slider like this:
Now try holding the Option key down and then click on the same volume icon, you’ll get the Input & Output options for your Mac. Like this:
You can now easily select the Input or Output option your looking for (I don’t have anything extra plugged in right now so I don’t see many options). So go ahead make the change you were looking for an your ready to go!
If you have any questions or need more instruction please feel free to let us know!
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