How to remove an audio device from the macOS audio menu bar

audio devices in macos sound menu

Audio Devices in macOS sound menu

Are you looking for a way to remove audio devices you no longer use, from the macOS menu bar? I’m talking about those digital speakers that pile up in the Sound menu drop-down list!

How to remove an audio device from the macOS sound menu

remove audio devices from mac sound menu

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  • 1. Open Finder from the Dock or by using Spotlight Search (Command + Space).
  • 2. Click on Goesin the top left menu bar.
  • 3. Utilize Go to file….
  • 4. Copy paste the next address : /Library/Audio/ and knock To come back.
  • 5. Click it audio folder and go for Plugins -> HAL.
  • 6. Right click on the driver of the device you wish to delete and send it to the Trash can.
  • 7. Restart Mac and the audio device will stop appearing in the Sound menu in the macOS menu bar.
  • Credits: Thanks to joke to share this tip!

Did you manage to remove the speakers from the macOS Sound drop-down list? Do you have a better solution for macOS Ventura users? Feel free to share your feedback in the comments!

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