Stop Skype from Lowering Your Computer's Volume
Stop Skype from Lowering Your Computer's Volume

While any of the Skype calls begins on your computer, you could notice a lowering of all other sounds on your computer that was actually playing nicely and loud before the call. Learn the method to stop this.

This only happens with the Skype calls and the text conversation goes smoothly without any such issue. You may find it really annoying in most of the cases and you might also be wondering about the real cause of this issue as there is no such option in the settings of the Skype that is responsible for it. To let you know about the cause, it is not any issue of the Skype application but is the default behavior of the Windows only that is predefined to behave in such a way at Skype calls. To solve out the issue, you will have to go through some method therefore and it has been described below in the article. Just go and read the article to know about that method.

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How to Stop Skype from Lowering Your Computer’s Volume

The method is quite simple and easy and you just need to follow the below step by step guide to easily stop Skype from lowering the computer’s volume.

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Step to Stop Skype from Lowering Your Computer’s Volume:

1. First of all, boot up your computer and then open the control panel when your PC enables completely. To open the control panel on your Windows PC, you will have to search it through the search bar ( in Windows 7 or higher) or through the options present on the card windows of the start menu.

Stop Skype from Lowering Your Computer's Volume
Stop Skype from Lowering Your Computer’s Volume

2. After you have opened the Control panel on your PC, you will have to open the “Sound” settings. To do that, you will have to find the “Hardware and Sound” option and then the Sound option on the Control Panel window or just directly the Sound option if your control panel is showing content in Large Icon View.

Stop Skype from Lowering Your Computer's Volume
Stop Skype from Lowering Your Computer’s Volume

3 Click on the Sound option from the Control panel and then you will be able to see a Sound panel appeared on your screen that will be having multiple different tabs under it. On the Sound panel, you will have to select the “Communications” tab that will be placed on the end of all other tabs.

Stop Skype from Lowering Your Computer's Volume
Stop Skype from Lowering Your Computer’s Volume

4. Now under the “Communications” tab, you could see up some check mark options and you will find that the “Reduce the volume of other sounds by 50%” option is checked by default. You will have to check the another option under it naming “Do nothing” and click on the “OK” button of the panel.

Stop Skype from Lowering Your Computer's Volume
Stop Skype from Lowering Your Computer’s Volume

 

5. This will change the behavior of your computer for the next time you will use any Skype call and there will be no decrease in the volume of other sounds while you get to any skype call. That’s it!

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So above was the method through which you can prevent the Skype from lowering your computer’s volume while it becomes active. After reading the method in the above article, you might have got a fluent idea of what you will have to do actually so as to prevent the lowering of computer’s volume while starting the skype, but to get up rigid and accurate on the method you should try it by following the method. Just go and try up the method.



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Karanpreet Singh is the Co-Founder of Techviral. He writes about how to, tutorials especially on Android, iPhone, Computer, Internet, Social Networks, etc. Apart from this, he is an Ec-Council CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) and a Digital Marketing Expert. He loves to share his knowledge with others through blogging.