Block audio from specific apps

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  1. Posts : 130
    Windows 10 Pro X64 Version 1803 Build 17134.165
       29 Apr 2018 #1

    Block audio from specific apps


    Other than the volume mixer, is there any way to block audio from specific applications?
    I'd prefer a solution that doesn't require action every time I run those apps.
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18282
       29 Apr 2018 #2

    Hello Jim, :)

    Starting with Windows 10 build 17074, you can set the volume level per app in Settings.

    Adjust Volume Level of Individual Devices and Apps in Windows 10 Windows 10 Tutorials
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  3. Posts : 130
    Windows 10 Pro X64 Version 1803 Build 17134.165
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       29 Apr 2018 #3

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Jim, :)

    Starting with Windows 10 build 17074, you can set the volume level per app in Settings.

    Adjust Volume Level of Individual Devices and Apps in Windows 10 Windows 10 Tutorials
    When I go into Settings---System I don't see an option for sound.
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    If I search for sound I get:-

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    and when I select Sound from that panel I get:-
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    If I search for "App volume and device preferences" I get no results found.



    How do I get Build 17074?
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  4.    29 Apr 2018 #4

    How do I get Build 17074?
    Beginning this Monday, this forum should/will have a link to the Media Creation Tool to acquire the April 2018 build.
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  5.    29 Apr 2018 #5

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Jim, :)

    Starting with Windows 10 build 17074, you can set the volume level per app in Settings.

    Adjust Volume Level of Individual Devices and Apps in Windows 10 Windows 10 Tutorials
    Doesn't save the setting for the next time you open the app.
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  6. Posts : 130
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       29 Apr 2018 #6

    pyramid10 said: View Post
    Beginning this Monday, this forum should/will have a link to the Media Creation Tool to acquire the April 2018 build.
    Monday 30th. April?
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  7. Posts : 130
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       29 Apr 2018 #7

    Edwin said: View Post
    Doesn't save the setting for the next time you open the app.
    Thanks for the heads up.
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  8.    29 Apr 2018 #8

    From my perspective, tomorrow.
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  9. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18282
       29 Apr 2018 #9

    Edwin said: View Post
    Doesn't save the setting for the next time you open the app.
    Hopefully, that will get sorted soon.
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  10. Posts : 130
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       29 Apr 2018 #10

    Brink said: View Post
    Hopefully, that will get sorted soon.
    I'll just have to be like Otis.
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