Fix your microphone when it is not working correctly in Windows 10. Check the microphone hardware, and then test the microphone again. For a microphone with a USB connection, disconnect it, and then reconnect it to another available port. For microphones that use a microphone jack, disconnect and then reconnect the cable, making sure it is plugged into the microphone jack. On your computer, select Start, type Sound Settings, and then select it from the results. Under Input, test your microphone. If the issue persists, continue to the next
step. Update the driver in Device Manager. Connect your computer to the Internet for
best results. Select Start, type Device Manager, and then select it from the results. Expand Sound, video and game controllers, and then right-click your microphone. Select Update Driver, and then select Search automatically for updated driver software. Windows searches the computer and Internet for an updated driver, and then installs one if available. Return to Sound Settings and check the microphone again. If the issue persists, continue to the next
step. Run the Windows troubleshooter to diagnose and fix microphone problems. Under Input Sound Settings, select Troubleshoot. If your computer has multiple microphones connected, select the microphone to troubleshoot, and then select Next. Read and respond to the troubleshooter screens to try to fix your microphone. Return to the Sound Settings and check the microphone again. If the issue persists, continue to the next
step. On your computer, configure the sound settings for your microphone. If using an external microphone with a built-in volume control, turn the volume up to at least fifty percent. In the Sound Settings, select Sound Control Panel, and then select the Recording tab. Select your device, and then select Set Default. Select Properties, and then select the Levels tab. Set the microphone volume to at least seventy-five, and then select OK. Select OK again, and then check the microphone again.

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  • January 28, 2019 at 12:02 am
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    Well i have an hp lap top with one jack and my mic uses usb and plug no matter what it keeps recording of the lap top mic

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  • March 24, 2019 at 3:22 am
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    I have an hp elite 8300cmt windows 10 detects my mic but cant hear anything.

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  • April 17, 2019 at 10:13 pm
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    In device manager it doesn’t show “ Microphone (Realtek High Definition Audio)

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  • April 28, 2019 at 8:01 am
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    When i plug in my mic into the laptop (it doesn't have a muc jack) it kills the sound… HELP

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  • May 23, 2019 at 11:22 pm
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    NOTHING IS WORKING
    WHAT THE HECK

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  • June 5, 2019 at 1:41 pm
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    Omg thank you so much! My HP don't have all of this extra stuff nor does it have all those settings but I'm was able to find similar things with enough digging and I've fixed it. Thank you so much!

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  • June 10, 2019 at 1:26 am
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    mine has a headset jack :/

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  • June 11, 2019 at 3:50 pm
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    My computer doesn't detect my mic.

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  • June 12, 2019 at 11:41 am
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    How to record on one jack pin on hp leptop windows 10

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  • July 6, 2019 at 5:41 am
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    i think its just my computer being spoilt

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  • July 9, 2019 at 8:27 am
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    My microphone doesn’t show up in sound control panel after being plugged in

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  • July 11, 2019 at 6:39 pm
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    Any help with my audio trying to go through my laptop vs my microphone. Ex: When I try to talk to my friends, it goes through my laptop, not my microphone.

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  • July 12, 2019 at 10:24 am
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    nothing worked for me

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  • July 21, 2019 at 10:30 pm
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    well the biggest issue I'm having is that windows 10 cant even find the microphone both in the front and back of the PC tower it was working 3 days ago but one day it just stopped and cant be detected. I've gone though every setting i can find to solve this issue even brought in a technician and he couldn't find the issue ether. He thought it could have been the brand new headphones i picked up last month but when plugged into a laptop of another desktop they work fine. windows troubleshoot just tells me i haven't plugged them in when they are infect plugged in.

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  • August 1, 2019 at 4:04 pm
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    mine works sometimes and sometimes when i blow into the port it starts working again

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  • August 5, 2019 at 4:57 pm
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    Didn't fix anything.

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  • August 5, 2019 at 5:40 pm
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    This doesn't work but I know what does.
    Go into the realtek audio manager.
    Then press the little folder found near "Analog"
    It will ask you if you want to enable a popup dialog every time you plug something in.
    Click enable.
    Unplug your headphones/microphone and plug it back in.
    Select the proper device. If you want to use your internal mic with headphones select headphones Do not select headphones with microphone.

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  • August 23, 2019 at 3:36 pm
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    I use Apple headphones and when I plug them into my HP, I’m able to hear the audio but the microphone doesn’t pick up any sound. Does it matter that they’re Apple headphones? I switch to my Mac and the mic works fine…

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  • August 25, 2019 at 8:55 pm
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    NONE of that worked. idk wtf Windows 10 is trying to do here other than piss people off

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  • August 31, 2019 at 3:35 pm
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    What if my external mic isnt showing up as even being plugged in though?

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  • September 5, 2019 at 4:33 am
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    Alright guys. Set up your mic as a new device if it doesn't show up. Uninstall your audio driver. Restart, set your mic as default (make sure it's enabled and allowed on your device) then you can reinstall your diver (s) and update. This is how I fixed mine, like this comment so others can see it if this works for you too.

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  • September 12, 2019 at 3:33 pm
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    Hello! I tried all the above mentioned methods on my HP laptop. When I record my voice in voice recorder a wheezing sound is coming. How will I fix it? I am using my smartphone's earphones btw… I tried recording my voice in smartphone but there was no wheezing sound..I think my earphone is OK.

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  • September 13, 2019 at 9:53 pm
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    I have a coirsair void pro and it wont make audio. I can record with it, but it doesnt work with games

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  • September 16, 2019 at 9:28 pm
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    what if I don't have a mic input?

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  • September 18, 2019 at 6:26 pm
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    What happen is the Mic sounds too loud in certain parts?

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  • September 23, 2019 at 5:51 pm
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    thank you very much…

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  • September 28, 2019 at 11:38 am
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    i need help when i plug in a microphone i cant hear anything trough my computer

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  • October 4, 2019 at 9:13 am
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    what to do if my microphone drivers disappear every time i reset my computer?

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  • October 5, 2019 at 1:40 am
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    Bro thx a lot i spent about a week trying to fix iy

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  • October 5, 2019 at 9:25 am
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    whats happening with me is i am using the default microphone but its detecting noises from the PC like in game sounds or my friends talking on discord and its causing their voices to echo back to them

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  • October 10, 2019 at 12:54 am
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    i have followed every tutorial on youtube/web and nothing is working i can perfectly hear through my earphones but there is no audio coming through my microphone the headset works perfectly on xbox this is so annoying can anyone help ( I have tried all the troubleshoots as well)

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