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How to Select Audio Channel for Narrator Speech Output in Windows 10


Narrator is a screen-reading app built into Windows 10.

Narrator lets you use your PC without a display or mouse to complete common tasks if you’re blind or have low vision. It reads and interacts with things on the screen, like text and buttons. Use Narrator to read and write email, browse the internet, and work with documents.

Starting in Windows 10 build 16362, you can now select the desired audio output device for Narrator speech output.

This tutorial will show you how to select the desired audio channel for Narrator speech output for your account in Windows 10.



Here's How:

1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the Ease of Access icon.

You can also press the Win+Ctrl+N keys to directly open to Narrator settings.

2. Click/tap on Narrator on the left side. (see screenshot below)

3. Under the Personalize Narrator's voice section, select the device your want in the Select Narrator audio output device drop menu.

This setting is stored as the DesiredAudioChannel and DisplayedAudioChannel string values in the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Narrator\NoRoam registry key.

4. You can now close Settings if you like.

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