Windows 10: Microphone detected, but not working in programs

Discus and support Microphone detected, but not working in programs in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; When I try to use my microphone in Discord or Steam games, there is no input. Apparently, they detect the mic, but they don't pick up any sound. When I... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/MinxV2, Jan 10, 2021 at 12:17 PM.

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    Microphone detected, but not working in programs


    When I try to use my microphone in Discord or Steam games, there is no input. Apparently, they detect the mic, but they don't pick up any sound. When I listen to the device though, I can hear my voice.

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  2. External microphones detected but not working

    Hi,

    I realize the inconvenience you are facing with External microphone. I will surely help you.

    I suggest you to run a Hardware and Devices troubleshooter.

    Please follow the below mentioned steps to run
    Hardware and Devices troubleshooter:

    • Search for Troubleshooting in the
      Search box
      , and run it.
    • Select view all in the left pane of troubleshooting Window.
    • Click on the Hardware and Devices, and follow the
      on-screen instructions.

    Please reach back to us if you still face difficulty with external microphone. We will be happy to help.

    Thank you.
     
    Mayank_Bhiwal, Jan 10, 2021 at 12:57 PM
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  3. Microphone on Headphones Not Detected (Windows 10)

    I gave you many steps to force the headset microphone to show up. They would take more than an hour to perform, plus the way a forums works is interactively so we don't just give up after the first post but use feedback about your results to suggest more
    steps.

    See also fixes here that are working for microphones not detected:

    https://www.howtogeek.com/395296/fix-my-microph...
     
    Greg Carmack - Windows MVP 2010-19, Jan 10, 2021 at 12:57 PM
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  4. Microphone detected, but not working in programs

    Microphone not detected

    I've run it, it says the problem was 'Generic audio driver'. But I don't actually feel any problems on playing audios. My problem was about external microphones not detected, this laptop wont detect any external microphones
    plugged in, it will always use the internal microphone. I've done the troubleshoot (recording audio) and the troubleshoot said they can't detect the problem.
     
    M. Nabil Mu'afa, Jan 10, 2021 at 12:57 PM
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