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.

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Set Background Sounds Volume
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.

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AppleScript code
tell application “Shortcuts Events” run shortcut “Set background sound volume” end tell

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