Windows 10: Headphone's microphone not working

Discus and support Headphone's microphone not working in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; My laptop doesn't detect my headphone as it doesn't show up on connected devices, I can hear sounds through it but others can't hear me. I have tried... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by SohaibRasul, Oct 5, 2019.

  1. Headphone's microphone not working


    My laptop doesn't detect my headphone as it doesn't show up on connected devices, I can hear sounds through it but others can't hear me. I have tried another pair of earphones but the problem persists.

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    SohaibRasul, Oct 5, 2019
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  2. Salvyar Win User

    Headphone microphone not working.


    no plugged in cable
    Headphone's microphone not working [​IMG]

    Plugged in cable (in front of pc)
    Headphone's microphone not working [​IMG]

    Selected headphone
    Headphone's microphone not working [​IMG]

    Selected Mic in
    Headphone's microphone not working [​IMG]

    Clicked on cog (its same with Mic in and Headphone)
    Headphone's microphone not working [​IMG]

    Wrench (also same with headphone and Mic in)
    Headphone's microphone not working [​IMG]

    This is all i know btw when i click headphone it says mic is unplugged and when i do Mic in it says speakers are unplugged and mic is on.
     
    Salvyar, Oct 5, 2019
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  3. Headphone microphone not working.


    Hi Salvyar. Welcome to the TenForums @Salvyar

    For what ever reason your Headset is not being detected as a Headset. Headphones are speakers. You are not being presented with an option for Headset, you are being offered speakers (Headphones) or MIC.

    Is this headset Windows 10 compatible?

    I see a gear in your upper left, is there anything within it to select a Headset? Same question with the wrench lower right.

    Gear
    Headphone's microphone not working [​IMG]
    Wrench
    Headphone's microphone not working [​IMG]



    Ken
     
    Caledon Ken, Oct 5, 2019
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  4. Headphone's microphone not working

    Microphone not working

    Hi Angush,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    I understand that the Microphone fails to work. I will be glad to help you.

    To diagnose the issue, I suggest you to try the following methods and check if the issue persists.

    Method 1:

    Step 1: Ensure the headphone or microphone is fully and firmly inserted into the correct jack.

    Step 2: Plug in the headphone or microphone and see if the same shows up in Control Panel.

    Please follow the instruction:

    a) Right-click on sound icon in the taskbar and select “Recording Devices”.

    See if the Microphone is listed.

    b) If not, right-click on the blank area and select “Show Disabled Devices”.

    c) Right-click on your microphone and select “Enable ”.

    Step 3: Check the volume property. Ensure that it’s not mute.

    Method 2:

    This may happen when you have the external speakers set to default.

    Perform the task mentioned below to set headphones as default:

    1. On the start screen of windows 10 press the ‘Windows key + X’
    key on the keyboard and then click on Control Panel >
    Sound option.

    2. In the new windows click on the tab "Playback" and right click in the window and click on
    Show Disabled devices.

    3. Now check if headphones are listed there and right click on it and choose
    Enable.


    4. Highlight that headphones and click on "Set as Default".

    Please post back with the status of the issue and we will be glad to assist you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Vinodh Kumar V, Oct 5, 2019
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