Set Background Sounds Volume

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Sets the volume for background sounds. Background sounds mask unwanted environmental noise and can be used when media is playing. Background sounds can also be enabled under Accessibility in Settings.

Score
Type
InterActivity
Expertise
3/5
Type
InterActivity
Expertise

Action Information

Parameters

Set Background Sound [Volume / Volume While Media Is Playing] to [Percentage slider]

Input

Result

Shortcuts Using This

Reset Background Sounds
Deactivates Background Sounds and the same “When Media Is Playing,” plus resets the volume to 10% and sound to Balanced Noise.
Set background sound during media only
Toggles “Background Sounds When Media is Playing” and sets “Volume When Media Is Playing” to 10%.
Set background sound volume
Presents a menu from 10%-50% in 5% increments and sets background sounds to that percentage out of the total volume.

Works Well With

Details

Type
Interactivity
Expertise Needed
Matthew's Score
3/5
Category
Date Added to Shortcuts
Identifier
com.apple.AccessibilityUtilities.AXSettingsShortcuts.AXSetBackgroundSoundVolumeIntent