Secondly, sounds you place in the first mentioned folder above will be available globally to all users, whereas those in the second folder mentioned will only be available to your account.
If you are the only user of your system, then either of these folders will do. Use these two options to manage the device through which your alert sounds are played, and the volume at which the system plays them. A second approach here is especially good for systems being used to present media like slideshows and movies, where even if an alert occurs, you might want to hear it but not have it be broadcast to your audience. To do this, you can set up an alternative device to play back your alert sounds separately from other audio your system plays:.
Check Your Sound Settings
Keep in mind that not all devices such as Airplay devices can be used to play audio alerts. Therefore, depending on your setup, you might consider switching your main audio device done in the Output tab of the Sound system preferences that your system will use for default audio, and then use the internal speakers or headphones for your alerts. Keep in mind that not all devices such as Airplay devices can be used to play audio alerts. Therefore, depending on your setup, you might consider switching your main audio device done in the Output tab of the Sound system preferences that your system will use for default audio, and then use the internal speakers or headphones for your alerts.
No audio when iTunes is playing songs from list, until keyboard audio volume is clicked. Cold-boot Mac, open iTunes no need to click iTunes playing button to play song from list , the iTunes progress bar shows that the song is actually playing, but NO audio is heard on external speakers.
Click keyboard audio key. Then the song audio is heard.
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No problem with the audio in any other situation than the reported one. I disagreed. So they then had me restart with the SHIFT key, didn't work , then they had me reset the P ramp didn't work they then told me to reinstall my operating system. This was the first one I came to.
How to adjust and manage alert volumes in OS X
I didn't have to follow the above directions completely, for me all I did was uncheck the first check box as mentioned above and all the keys worked!!!! Wow, and apple doesnt know this yet? Hope others find this helpful. For me the solution was to reset the SMC. First, Apple Tech Support is useless for this issue.
After managing to insert a latte into my mid Apple extended keyboard I had to replace it. After rebooting, safe-booting, resetting PRAM, etc.
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I suspect that somewhere along the line Apple has made an internal change to the keyboard since my earlier one worked fine. Sign up to join this community. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. OS X Asked 3 years, 10 months ago. Active 2 years, 2 months ago.