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

Let there by silence.
Zach Zach (249)
1 minute

If the "popping" sound when you adjust the volume on your Mac annoys you, this guide will show you how to disable it! This will disable the feedback sound when you adjust your Mac's volume control up or down.

Looking to disable other annoyances on your Mac? Check out our guide on disabling the Mac touchbar, disabling the Mac trackpade, and disabling the Mac empty trash warning.

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MacOS sound output system preferences screenshot

Navigate to System Preferences > Sound.

MacOS sound effect settings screenshot

Click on the Sound Effects tab to navigate to Sound Effect Preferences.

MacOS sound effect preferences screenshot

Uncheck the box labeled Play feedback when volume is changed. Then, close System Preferences and enjoy the silence!

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