How to Enable the "Popping" Sound When Adjusting the Volume on Your Mac

Give us back that pop!
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Starting with MacOS Sierra and High Sierra, your Mac will no longer play a "pop" sound when you adjust your volume. If you prefer to have this sound when you adjust volume up and down (as I do), this guide will teach you how to reenable it.

1

MacOS sound preferences screenshot

Navigate to System Preferences > Sound.

2
MacOS sound output system preferences screenshot

Select the Sound Effects tab.

3

MacOS volume control feedback sound screenshot

Check the box labeled Play feedback when volume is changed. Close System Preferences.

You're all done!