How to Make Speakers Louder on a MacBook

You love your MacBook but you don't love the speakers. Watching videos and listening to music isn't as enjoyable with the faint sound that comes from the built-in speakers. This is a known drawback of laptops, however it can be easily fixed. To enhance the sound and make your MacBook louder, follow the simple recommendations below.

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Make Speakers Louder on a MacBook

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Check the "Output Volume" level on your computer in "System Preferences" under "Sound."

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Click on the "Output" Tab and check the "Balance" and "Output Volume." Check the box next to "Show volume in menu bar" for a shortcut to the volume levels.

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Check the volume level in iTunes. There is a volume slider located at the top of the application.

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Check the sound properties of your individual multimedia applications for output volume levels.

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Purchase a set of external speakers that plug into your MacBook via the headphone jack. This is your best bet and improves the sound quality tremendously depending on the brand of speakers bought. JBL Creature speakers are often recommended with Apple computers.

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Purchase a set of headphones that plug into your MacBook via the headphone jack.

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