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How to Turn On or Off Switch to Headset Audio when Mixed Reality Portal Running in Windows 10

Mixed Reality Portal is the desktop app that takes you through Windows Mixed Reality setup. It also serves as the command center on your PC for your mixed reality experience.

Windows Mixed Reality is designed to play sound through your immersive headset when you’re wearing it and have headphones connected to it. When you take the headset off or flip the visor up, audio will switch to your default Windows playback device (ex: desktop speaker).

Windows Mixed Reality spatial audio works best with headphones built into or connected directly to your immersive headset. PC speakers or headphones connected to the PC might not work well for spatial audio.

Windows Mixed Reality doesn’t support Bluetooth audio headsets.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off to automatically switch to headset audio with Mixed Reality Portal is running for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Check if your PC supports Windows Mixed Reality in Windows 10

Virtual Reality shields the user from the real physical world, while delivering an immersive virtual world. Augmented Reality doesn’t block users from the real world, hence the experience is not as immersive.

Mixed Reality (previously called “Windows Holographic”) blends virtual and augmented reality into hybrid environments where physical and digital objects coexist and interact. It is a platform in Windows 10 designed to power a range of VR and AR devices, which includes the HoloLens.

This tutorial will show you how to check if your Windows 10 PC supports Windows Mixed Reality.

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