Typical users connect the speakers to the rear panel and connect the terminals to the front panel when you need to use an earphone or headset. In this way, the default setting of the Realtek HD Audio Manager ignores the back panel when the front panel is plugged in, so the speaker automatically mutes and the sound is heard through the headset.
As most users use this method, it is a very intuitive and convenient way to look at it at first glance, but there is a fatal drawback to plug and unplug the headset terminal every time. Unless you really need to change the output device occasionally, it will have a big impact on the durability of the terminal as well as the hassle. In short, if you put it in and out, it will quickly break. So if you need to change the output device frequently, such as a PC room, where both hassle and durability are important, you can easily change the output device and sound card with one button with a speaker on the rear panel and a headset on the front panel.
But in a PC room, it's usually solved through hardware,
AudioSwitchInstallation and simple usage
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Once installed and running, the launcher window will appear in the tray icon at the bottom right of the window. When you click on it, you will see the output device and the volume currently being used.
This is quite easy, but all we want is to change the output device to one of the shortcuts. Right click> Settings menu.
Then there are some great menus that you can set up detailing here and there, but these are really good features,
Then you will see an input form with checkboxes listed,
You can also specify a hot key. You can check the function keys you want to use among 'Control', 'Alt', 'Shift', 'LWin', 'Rwin', and 'Show OSD' It is finished. For example, if you check 'Alt' and set 'Hot key' to 'F1', each time you press 'Alt + F1' the speaker and headset will change. When all settings are completed, press 'Apply Hotkeys & Close' in the bottom right corner to save the hotkey and exit.
If you have an output device that you are not using, you may need to press the hotkey several times. If you have an output device that you do not use, go to the 'Playback Devices' menu and check 'Hide device from switch list'. Click 'Save Settings' to save all unused devices.