How to make audio continue to play when Unreal is in background or minimized

The default engine settings of Unreal will switch off audio when the game/ window is in background/ minimised. This ensures audio plays all the time:
Written by OWL
Updated 4 months ago
  1. Pick the Engine version you need in your File Explorer and go to the file path:
  2. In Config go to BaseEngine.ini and open the notepad:
  3. Search for 'UnfocusedVolumeMultiplier' and change the value from 0.0 to 1.0: 
  4. Save the file and close and re-open your project and your audio will now play continuously no matter if Unreal is in the background or minimised.
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