How To Fix Mic In Windows 11

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Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows 11, has a ton of intriguing new features and enhancements. It may, however, experience some drawbacks, such as microphone troubles, just like any other piece of software. Do not worry if your microphone on Windows 11 is not functioning properly. In this blog post, we'll look at four efficient ways to diagnose and resolve mic-related problems on your Windows 11 computer. Let's get started and restart your microphone!

Examine the microphone settings

Verifying your microphone settings is the first step in resolving microphone problems. Take these actions:

  1. Right-click the taskbar speaker icon and choose "Open Sound settings."
  2. Scroll down to the "Input" area of the Sound settings box and select "Device properties."
  3. Be careful you choose the appropriate microphone from the drop-down box under "Choose your input device."
  4. To have Windows automatically identify and fix any microphone-related issues, click "Troubleshoot".

Update Mic Drivers

Windows 11 mic issues might result from outdated or corrupted microphone drivers. To update drivers, do:

  • Press "Windows + X" and choose "Device Manager" from the context menu.
  • Open Device Manager and expand "Audio inputs and outputs".
  • Right-click your microphone and select "Update driver."
  • Select "Search automatically for updated driver software." Windows will look for and update the driver if newer.

Microphone Permissions

Microphone difficulties can result from incorrect permissions. Follow these steps to check and change microphone permissions:

  1. Press "Windows + I" to open "Settings" and select "Privacy & security."
  2. In the left sidebar, click "Microphone."
  3. Under "Allow apps to access your microphone," toggle on.
  4. Scroll down to "Choose which apps can access your microphone" and allow your desired apps.

Run Windows Troubleshooter

Windows 11's built-in troubleshooters can fix microphone difficulties. How to use:

  • Open "Settings" with "Windows + I" and click "System."
  • In the left sidebar, click "Troubleshoot."
  • Scroll down and click "Other troubleshooters."
  • Find and click "Recording Audio" under "Get up and running."
  • Click "Run the troubleshooter," and Windows will automatically fix microphone issues.


Although a broken microphone might be annoying, your Windows 11 computer's mic issues can be resolved using the troubleshooting techniques covered in this blog post. To find and fix the problem, keep in mind to check your microphone settings, update drivers, examine microphone permissions, and run Windows troubleshooter. You can get your microphone working properly and take advantage of frictionless communication with your friends, family, and coworkers by adhering to these step-by-step instructions. Don't allow microphone issues stop you from speaking on Windows 11; take action today!

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