Tag: microphone

How to fix Google Meet microphone not working

Many video conferencing tools aim to provide users a simple UI that allows them to easily create or join meetings. Each online conferencing platform goes about this their own way but it is normally an easy process.  While creating or joining a meeting is simple, managing the audio and video for it can be a […]

Fix: My Microphone Doesn’t Work on Windows 10

Windows 10 may not hear your microphone’s audio for several reasons. All the usual PC microphone troubleshooting steps are still important, but Windows 10 contains a new system-wide option that completely disables microphone input in all applications. Check Windows 10 Microphone Options Windows 10’s Settings app has a few options that disable your microphone system-wide, […]

How to Mute Your Microphone in Google Meet

While taking part in a video conference using Google Meet, formerly known as Hangouts Meet, sometimes you need to mute your microphone to cough, silence a barking dog, or to simply be polite and avoid adding noise while other people are talking. Here’s how to do it. First, you’ll need to bring up the Microphone/Call […]

How to Reduce Microphone Background Noise on a PC

Whether you’re video conferencing with colleagues, chatting with friends, or recording content for public consumption, audio recording quality is always important. Here’s how to get a crisp, clear, audio recording and minimize background noise on a Windows PC. Basic Tips for Clear Audio Recording Before you dig into software features, you should follow some basic […]

How to Choose Your Microphone on a Mac

Whether they’re built-in to your computer or webcam (or not), you likely have multiple microphones on your Mac. If you’re unsure which one is capturing audio, it’s time to review the audio input settings. From there, you can choose which microphone you want to use. First, click the Apple menu in the upper-left corner, and […]

How to test a microphone windows 10

A microphone doesn’t always work out of the box on Windows 10. Drivers play a significant role in getting a mic to work but even when the device is detected, and shows up in Device Manager, it may not work or there may be noise in the recording. Sometimes, an app may not be able […]