Low sound volume in Zoom

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dizzymon247
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Low sound volume in Zoom

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On my desktop when Zoom is launched the volume is automatically lowered to 25% and this creates a challenge for kids when they start their class. Anyone know how to stop that from happening? I have the speakers plugged in and a webcam microphone.
Last edited by Moem on Mon Oct 05, 2020 12:06 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Split off into a separate topic. Every new question deserves its own topic. Old thread was https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=90&t=328410
mikeflan
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Re: Low sound volume in Zoom

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When I launch zoom on L19.3 my volume setting remains at 55%.
When I launch zoom the window that opens has a title of "Zoom Cloud Meetings", and it has "Join a Meeting" and "Sign In" buttons.
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Re: Low sound volume in Zoom

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I'm on LM 20. I wonder if is a "feature" of the application or the OS.
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Re: Low sound volume in Zoom

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Have you seen this behaviour on your computer, or is this just reported by kids on the other end?
Oddly I don't find anybody else on the web complaining about this.
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Re: Low sound volume in Zoom

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Be sure to un-check the box that allows Zoom to manage volume. Then you can use the slider on the volume to increase to the amount you like. Sometimes even that is not sufficient on built in speakers. I have some amplified speakers with a volume control for them. That has helped me set the volume higher than sometimes is available via built in speakers.
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