Windows 10: Microphone not working on laptop

Discus and support Microphone not working on laptop in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; Hello I just tried to make a call through Google Hangouts and the person at the other end couldn't hear me and I tried re-enabling, testing, and... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by bluntc0ncussi0n, Nov 30, 2018.

  1. Microphone not working on laptop


    Hello I just tried to make a call through Google Hangouts and the person at the other end couldn't hear me and I tried re-enabling, testing, and diagnosing the computer's mic to no avail. I used to be able to make calls just fine a few months ago. I'm not sure what I did to cause this problem, and I've seen it before but only due to me forgetting to properly configure the mic first which doesn't really count. Please help me with this problem as I would greatly appreciate any and all assistance on this. Thanks.

    :)
     
    bluntc0ncussi0n, Nov 30, 2018
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  2. Arun B J Win User

    Built in microphone not working

    Hi,



    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    I understand your concern and will assist you to resolve this issue.

    I suggest you to follow the steps below and check if it helps

    Method 1: I suggest you to set microphone as default device and check.


    • Right click on the volume icon in the system tray and then click "Recording devices"

    • Right click on the blank space in the popped up window and then select "Show Disabled Devices" and "Show Disconnected Devices".

    • Right click on Microphone and then click "Enable".

    • Highlight the microphone and then choose "Set as Default Device".

    • Click Apply and OK.


    Step 2: Make sure that the Microphone is not disabled.


    • Make sure that the Microphone is not disabled. Follow the steps given to check that:

    • Right click on the volume icon and select “Recording devices”.

    • Now, Right Click on an empty space and select, “Show disconnected devices” and “Show disabled devices”.

    • Make sure that the Microphone is not disabled.


    And also update the audio drivers from the manufacturer web site and install.

    Hope this helps. If the issue remains unresolved, please get back to us and we would be happy to help
     
    Arun B J, Nov 30, 2018
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  3. microphone is not working

    Hi Junezryaz,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community. Appreciate your interest in using Windows 10 and your steps in solving the issue.

    I suggest you to run the microphone troubleshooter by following the steps below:

    • Type “Troubleshooter” in the search box and press Enter.
    • Click on ‘View All’ on the top left corner.
    • Click on “Recording Audio” from the list and follow the prompts for troubleshooting.

    Hope the information is helpful. Please revert back with the necessary information and we’ll be glad to assist you.
     
    Eeshwar Kumar, Nov 30, 2018
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  4. Microphone not working on laptop

    Microphone suddenly stopped working

    My microphone is still not working. I even checked the BIOS as someone had suggested but there is no listing for the microphone in there.
     
    JonStoffelsen, Nov 30, 2018
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