Introduction: How to Disable Notification Sounds in Windows 10

How to Disable Windows 10 Notification Sounds. How to Turn off Notification Sounds on Windows 10. Get rid of the annoying notification sounds in Windows 10 computer. This tutorial shows you how to disable or turn off Notification & System Sounds in Windows 10.
Notification sounds are an essential part of an operating system. Whenever there is an important action performed, Windows by default provides feedback to the user through notification sounds. We hear notification sounds for most common actions like connecting or disconnecting a USB device, battery low alert, calendar reminders and so on. We have already seen how to change sound in Windows. This tutorial shows you how to disable or turn off Notification & System Sounds in Windows 10.

Windows 10 comes shipped with a new set of sound notifications, some are borrowed from Windows 8.1. If you are migrating to Windows 10 from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 you can easily notice the changes. Windows 10 has a new set of sound alerts for events like Calendar reminders, Messaging, Email, Volume change, etc. There is a way to customize the system tones according to your preferences. You can even turn off sound for all system alerts in Windows 10 by changing few sound settings on your PC .

Turn off System Sound in Windows 10 In order to be able to turn of system sounds in Windows 10, you will have to open the Sound settings. Right click on the Speakers icon which is present at the right side of the task bar.

You will see “Sounds” option in the popup. Clicking on this opens a new window where you can customize sounds.

The “Sound” properties box provides a variety of options to customize sounds according to your needs. Browse through the list of available program events and choose the one which you intend to change or test. After choosing a particular sound for a an event in the “Sounds” section , click on the “Test” button to playback the same.