Windows 10 - Activating Mono Audio

This document details how to force all audio to a single channel.


1. To find the Mono Audio option, Select the "Start" button in the lower left corner of your computer and Select the gear-shaped “Settings” icon.

Screenshot of Windows Search Bar and Settings

2. Select the “Ease of Access” tile in the Settings window.

Screenshot of Windows Settings with Ease of Access Highlighted

3. Select “Audio” in the sidebar. 

Screenshot of Windows Audio Settings Icon

4. In Audio Settings under "Make your device easier to hear" you’ll find “Mono audio." Select the bar to turn it on.

Screenshot of Windows Audio Settings Highlighting Mono Audio

5. If you ever want to disable this option and re-enable standard stereo audio, just return here and set Mono audio to “Off”.