How To Turn Down Volume Of Your Zoom Call On Mac

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Are you looking for a way to turn down the volume of your Zoom call on a Mac? You’re in luck! We’ll walk you through the steps to ensure you can control the audio levels of your Zoom meetings.

First, let’s cover how to adjust the volume during a meeting. On your Mac, select the arrow next to the microphone icon for Mute/ Unmute and then select Audio Settings from the drop-down menu. This will bring up a window with all of your audio settings. Use the sliders to adjust the volume for your selected microphone and speaker.

You can also enable separate audio track recordings on your Mac if you want to save an individual file of each participant in your Zoom meetings. To do this, open up the Zoom client and click on the Setting icon on your desktop app. Then go to Recordings and check Record a separate audio file of each participant.

Lastly, if you find that you have too much background noise during your meetings, there are several ways to reduce it on a Mac as well. One option is to use headphones or earbuds so that you don’t hear any other sound from outside sources in addition to what comes through from Zoom. Additionally, there are some apps available that can help reduce background noise in real-time such as Krisp or Yeti by Blue Microphones.

There you have it – everything you need to know about adjusting volumes in Zoom meetings on a Mac! Hopefully, these tips help make your virtual meetings run smoother and more efficiently so that everyone can hear each other clearly without any issues.

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Lowering Zoom Volume

To lower the volume on Zoom, start by clicking the arrow next to the microphone icon for Mute/Unmute. Then select Audio Settings from the drop-down menu. Once you’re on this page, use the sliders to adjust your microphone and speaker volumes separately. For example, if you want to lower the volume of your speakers without affecting your microphone, simply drag the Speaker slider down while leaving your Microphone slider untouched. That way, you can easily control the volume levels for both devices separately.

Muting Zoom on Mac Without Muting Computer

To mute Zoom on your Mac without muting your computer, first, open the Zoom app. Then, click on the ‘Zoom Meetings’ option at the top of the screen. After that, select ‘Audio Settings’ from the drop-down menu. In this window, you will be able to adjust the volume of both your microphone and speaker. To mute your speaker without muting your computer, simply turn down the volume for ‘Speaker’. You can also use this window to adjust other audio settings for your call.

Muting the Volume on Zoom

Yes, you can mute the volume for just Zoom. To do this, hover over the participant’s video feed or right-click on it to see a pop-up menu. Then, click “Mute audio” to turn their audio off. You’ll do the reverse steps when you’re ready to unmute them. They’ll get a notification saying that the host would like to unmute them.

Lowering Zoom Volume on Mac Without Lowering Computer Volume

To lower the Zoom volume without lowering the computer volume on a Mac, open the Zoom app and click on “Preferences” in the menu bar at the top of the screen. From there, click on “Audio” and then select “Output Volume.” Here you can adjust the output volume of your Zoom microphone without affecting your overall computer volume.

Muting Zoom on a Macbook Air

To mute the Zoom on your Macbook Air, press and hold the Shift + Command + A keys together. This will toggle your microphone on and off, allowing you to mute or unmute yourself.


In conclusion, Macs are a great choice for those looking for a powerful and reliable computer. They boast excellent hardware and software capabilities, as well as a wide range of user-friendly features. The Zoom app makes it easy to adjust audio settings such as volume and separate audio track recordings on Macs, making them perfect for hosting virtual meetings. With their superior performance and convenience, Macs make an ideal choice for any user.

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James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.