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If you’re wondering why your Zoom audio is so loud during a meeting, try lowering the volume of your device. This can be done within the Zoom application or in your computer settings. This will make the meeting more enjoyable. You can also try lowering the volume on your computer’s speakerphone or in your home theater system.
Unpair and re-pairing your devices
If you’ve noticed that the volume of your Zoom audio is too low, you may need to manually adjust the volume on your computer or mobile device. First, you can try disabling any Bluetooth devices or audio devices that are connected to your computer. If that doesn’t work, unpair and re-pairing your device may help. Also, check if there are any pending updates on your computer. To do so, go to Settings>Update & Security>Windows Updates or the Apple Menu > Software Update.
Checking for Bluetooth headsets elsewhere in the house
One of the easiest ways to find Bluetooth headsets is to unclutter your office or home. This way, you can keep them all in one place and easily find them if they’re not being used. You can also organize your living space so that you can easily find them by color.
Using Zoom’s default settings
To make your Zoom meetings as clear as possible, you should adjust the volume of your input and output devices. You can change the volume for your microphone, headset, speakers, and headphones. You can also turn off noise suppression for your speakers. You can find the settings for each of these devices in Zoom’s settings menu.
First, you need to check the default volume setting of your microphone. This is set to 75. You should not exceed this setting. Moreover, you need to make sure that you choose the highest Hz possible. You should also untick the boxes that say “Allow applications to take exclusive control of this device” and “Give exclusive mode applications priority”. Click OK. This will make your audio stream consistent across all the applications on your PC. It will also protect your audio quality if you restart your PC.
You can also tweak the volume by opening the Audio Settings panel in Zoom. You will find settings for mic sensitivity and local output volume. These settings will allow you to optimize your Zoom account for better audio performance.
Checking for network latency
When using Zoom, it is essential to check for network latency as it may negatively affect the quality of your meeting. Network issues can also be disruptive for you and your team. Since network issues can occur in various parts of the network, it is important to know where to look for issues. To identify the source of network issues, use a network performance monitoring tool, such as PingPlotter.
The easiest way to test for network latency is to use the ping command. This tool is available on all operating systems and can measure the total latency from the PC to the target. This includes the time it takes for the ping packet to reach the target and the time it takes for the response.
Other options include using OWAMP, which provides more accurate network latency measurements. OWAMP uses UDP packets to measure network latency. The program allows you to fine-tune the latency test by defining the size of each packet, the interval between consecutive packets, and the number of packets to monitor. In addition to measuring the latency of the network, you can also check if latency occurs in both directions.