How to enable the Windows startup sound in Windows 10

Learn how to enable the Windows startup sound in Windows 10 with this step-by-step tutorial.

Steps

1. Right-click on the small speaker icon in the Windows system tray.

2. Click on Sounds.

Open sound settings in Windows 10

You can also type sounds in the Windows search bar and then click on Change system sounds.

Open Sound settings via search in Windows 10

A “Sound” window will appear.

3. Check the Play Windows Startup sound option.

Enable Windows startup sound in Windows 10

4. Click on the Apply button at the bottom of the window.

5. Click on the OK button.

Save sound settings in Windows 10

The Windows startup sound is now turned on.

You will now hear the Windows startup sound whenever you start or restart your PC.

Note: If the Windows startup sound isn't working, then you can try to solve the problem by disabling the “fast startup” feature in Windows 10.