Windows 10: Headset or Microphone Missing

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  1. Headset or Microphone Missing

    Here You Can See there is no option for Headset or Microphone please help

    saurabhsawant2, May 11, 2021
  2. Jen.Q Win User

    Headsets microphone is not working


    I'm Jen, a fellow user and an Independent Advisor.

    Here's what you can try:

    1. Navigate to Settings > Privacy > Microphone

    2. Click the Change button, then make sure Microphone for this device is turned on.

    3. Make sure Allow apps to access your microphone is turned on.

    If you still continue to have the same problem after doing the troubleshooting steps, then proceed to the steps below:

    1. Navigate to Control Panel > Sound

    2. Select the Recording tab, then right click on any empty place inside the device list and tick Show Disabled Devices.

    3. Right click the Headset Microphone and click Enable.

    4. Right click it again and select Set as Default Device.

    5. Right click Headset Microphone and click Properties.

    6. Click the Levels tab, then drag the volume slider towards the largest value.

    7. Click OK

    Hopefully this resolves your issue.
    Jen.Q, May 11, 2021
  3. My headset microphone outputs static/very muffled sound

    Hi Tom,

    In order to help you resolve issues with the microphone on headset, we suggest the you run the built in troubleshooter in you PC. Here are the steps:

    • In the Search Box, type Troubleshoot and press
    • Look for and select Recording Audio, and press Run the troubleshooter.
    • Follow the onscreen instructions.

    Let us know if you need further assistance.
    Rolando Vil, May 11, 2021
  4. Headset or Microphone Missing

    Headset Microphone wont work with USB adapter


    For us to isolate the issue with your headset microphone performance, we would like to know the following:

    • Were there any changes made on your computer prior to the issue?
    • Have you tried creating a new user account to replicate the issue?
    • Have you checked in safe mode if it's the same?
    • To make sure that we have not missed on anything, what other troubleshooting steps have you done so far?

    We look forward to your response.
    Michael Gall, May 11, 2021

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