Managing your audio settings

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RuneScape       Old School 

RS_Rune_final.png  RuneScape audio settings 

The audio settings tab allows you to:

  • Manage the volume of your in-game sounds
  • Set custom volume levels for Music, Sound Effects, Ambient Sounds and Voice Overs

Change audio settings
To find the audio settings tab in RuneScape:

  1. Log in and connect to a world
  2. Press "Esc" and choose "Settings"
  3. Select the "Audio" tab

You will see this screen where you will be able to adjust the audio to your preference:

The audio settings interface is also home to the Music Player which can be dragged into the game window from here.

Audio options
The table below lists the options that you can change using this interface as well as information about what each slider affects:



Global Mute

Mutes all game sounds.


Adjusts the volume of the songs in-game. 

Sound effects

Adjusts the volume of the sound effects, such as fighting, or when an NPC is about to launch a special attack. Heard by only you.

Ambient sounds

Adjusts the volume of various environmental and atmospheric sounds. Heard by all players.

Voice Over 

Adjusts the volume of any NPC spoken chat. 


Legacy mode
In Legacy mode, you access the audio settings interface in exactly the same way as outlined above. All of the functionality remains the same, but it does look a little different:


App_Icon-Circle.pngOld School audio settings 

In Old School RuneScape you can access your audio settings via the spanner icon. In Old School, you have the option to adjust: Music, sound effects and area sound volume.



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