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How to Rename Sound Input or Output Device in Windows 10

The default sound input device is the device (ex: microphone) that Windows uses to record or hear sound.

The default audio playback device is the device (ex: speaker) that Windows uses to output (play) sound.

If you don’t like the default name given to a sound input or output device, you can easily rename it to any name you want to display for the device in Windows 10.

This tutorial will show you how to rename a sound input or output device for all users in Windows 10.

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How to Enable or Disable a Sound Output Device in Windows

The default audio playback device is the device that Windows uses to output (play) sound.

This can be speakers, headphones, Bluetooth headset, or other audio devices connected or built-in to your computer.

This tutorial will show you different ways on how to enable or disable a sound output device (ex: speakers) on your Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 PC.

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Turn On or Off Mirror Headset Audio to Desktop 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 mirror headset audio to desktop with Mixed Reality Portal is running for your account in Windows 10.

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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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