How to Use the Old Volume Control Interface in Windows 10 April 2018 Update
Microsoft has made it a priority to make Windows 10 feel and look more modern, and as part of this strategy, the tiniest parts of the operating system have received a visual makeover.
The volume control UI, which can be accessed by simply clicking the volume icon in the system tray, is one of those features that are getting such modern touches.
Windows 10 comes from the very beginning with a modern UI for the volume controller, and the latest OS feature updates have brought more improvements in this regard. Clicking the volume icon in the tray opens a small flyout that features acrylic, one of the visual effects that are part of the Fluent Design language.
Fluent Design represents Microsoft’s effort to completely overhaul the interface of Windows 10, and it includes several other improvements, like the reveal effect, which could also expand to the volume control UI at some point in the future.
For the time being, however, the modern UI with acrylic is all we get…. (read more)