18th September 2018


How do I test the microphone on my headset?

Testing Your Headset Microphone. Type "sound recorder" on the Start screen and then click "Sound Recorder" in the list of results to launch the app. Click the "Start Recording" button and then speak into the microphone. When you're done, click the "Stop Recording" button and save the audio file in any folder.

In this regard, is my mic working?

If you do see green bars when you talk into the microphone, but it still doesn't work in some program, then that means that the mic is correctly configured in Windows, but the program is listening to the wrong recording device.

How do I find my microphone settings?

Adjust your microphone volume on Windows XP
  1. Click Start, select Run, type mmsys.cpl in the Run input box and then press Enter.
  2. In the Sound and Audio Devices Properties window, select the Audio tab.
  3. In the Sound recording section, click the Volume button to adjust the microphone volume.

How do I test my microphone on Windows 10?

Record your voice
  1. Right-click the sound icon in the taskbar.
  2. Select Open sound settings.
  3. Choose Sound control panel on the right.
  4. Select the Recording tab.
  5. Choose the microphone.
  6. Hit Set as default.
  7. Open the Properties window.
  8. Select the Levels tab.
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