How to turn on visual notifications for sounds in Windows 7?
Windows have come up with features that are especially designed for people with hearing challenges.Â Instead of alerting you to events using sounds, the Windows can provide a strong cue rather than a ringing or other sound that blends into the background.
For instance, Windows might need to warn you that your laptop battery is low. You can have Windows flash a portion of the screen where you can’t miss it.Â Sound Sentry is a way for Windows to provide visual notifications for sounds and if this setting is enabled, you will get a visual alert displayed rather than sound.
You can use visual cues rather than sounds in many apps by simply changing your PC settings, but how to set the changes? No problem. Follow these easy steps to turn on visual notifications for sounds in Windows 7. See how:
- Click “Start” and select “Control Panel”.
- Click 'Ease of Access' and then click 'Ease of Access Center'.
- Click “Use text or visual alternatives for sounds”.
- Select the checkbox next to “Turn on visual notifications for sounds”. This option sets Sound Notifications to run every time you log on to Windows.
- Click “OK”.
This is how you can switch your Windows to display visual notifications rather than sounds. Wasn’t the process simple and easy to follow? You can further simplify the process for yourself by going through our video solution.