Set device volume on Windows devices
  • 02 Feb 2024
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Set device volume on Windows devices

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Article summary

The following PowerShell script helps the IT Admins to configure device volume remotely on managed Windows devices. This is particularly useful for devices that are exposed to the public, such as those in classrooms, conference rooms, and similar settings.

  1. Create a file on your desktop, for example, set_volume.ps1 and open it in a text editor like notepad++

  2. Copy the contents below to the file or click here to download the file.

    1. Enter the value of the preferred volume level in the script.

      $preferredVolume = 42
      try{
          if(-not( Get-PackageProvider | Where-Object {$_.Name -eq "Nuget"}))
          {
              #installing nuget package if doesn't exists.
              Install-packageprovider -name Nuget -MinimumVersion 2.8.5.201 -Force
          }
          if (-not(Get-Module -ListAvailable | Where-Object {$_.Name -eq "AudioDeviceCmdlets"}))
          {
              #installing audiodevicecmdlets module
              Install-Module -name AudioDeviceCmdlets -Force
          }
          Set-AudioDevice -playbackvolume $preferredVolume
          Write-Host "Successfully configured", $preferredVolume
      }
      catch{
          Write-Host $_.exception.message
      } 
  3. Follow our guide to upload & publish the PowerShell script using Scalefusion Dashboard.

Please note that to use the PowerShell scripts, the Scalefusion MDM Agent Application must be installed on the device(s). Please follow our guide to publish and install the Scalefusion MDM Agent Application.

Notes:

  1. The scripts and their contents are sourced from various albeit authenticated Microsoft sources and forums.

  2. Please validate the scripts on a test machine before deploying them on all your managed devices.

  3. Scalefusion has tested these scripts, however, Scalefusion will not be responsible for any loss of data or system malfunction that may arise due to the incorrect usage of these scripts.


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