How To: Change the Volume Sound on El Capitan

volumeThe new El Capitan sound volume indicator sounds very hollow and empty to me. I hate it. So I found  a way to change it.

  • Step 1) Disable SIP
    • Reboot your computer and hold CMD + R
    • Top menu bar, click on Utilities> Terminal
    • Type csrutil disable and press enter
    • Reboot
  • Step 2) Navigate to: /System/Library/LoginPlugins/BezelServices.loginPlugin/Contents/Resources
    • Rename original file to volume_original.aiff
    • Copy and paste attached file into that folder, typing in your password as needed
  • Step 3) Reboot


Volume File: volume.aiff

Disable SIP:
Change Notification Sound: