How to set up and test microphones in Windows 10

To test a microphone that has already been installed: Make sure your microphone is connected to your PC. Select Start > Settings > System > Sound. In Sound settings, go to Input > Test your microphone and look for the blue bar that rises and falls as you speak into your microphone. If the bar is moving, your microphone is working properly.

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How to set up and test microphones in Windows 10. To install a new microphone, follow these steps: ... In Sound settings, go to Input > Test your microphone and look for the blue bar that rises and falls as you speak into your microphone. If the bar is moving, your microphone is working properly.

How to set up and test microphones in Windows 10

Make sure your microphone is connected to your PC. Select Start > Settings > System > Sound.; In Sound settings, go to Input > Test your microphone and look for the blue bar that rises and falls as you speak into your microphone. If the bar is moving, your microphone is working properly. If you aren't seeing the bar move, select Troubleshoot to fix your microphone.

Use voice recognition in Windows 10

Set up a microphone. Before you set up voice recognition, make sure you have a microphone set up. Select the Start button, then select Settings > Time & Language > Speech. Under Microphone, select the Get started button. Help your PC recognize your voice. You can teach Windows 10 to recognize your voice. Here's how to set it up:

My microphone isn't working in Teams

If you're using Teams on the web, here is something you can do to make sure your microphone and camera are set up properly: Check your browser settings. It is important to check your browser permissions and settings. You may need to “allow” your camera and/or microphone to work in Teams.
Applies To: Microsoft Teams

Use dictation to talk instead of type on your PC

If you’re using a tablet or a touchscreen, tap the microphone button on the touch keyboard to start dictating. Tap it again to stop dictation, or say "Stop dictation." To find out more about speech recognition, read Use voice recognition in Windows 10. To learn how to set up your microphone, read How to set up and test microphones in Windows 10.

Set Audio Device options in Skype for Business

Learn how to set up and use a headset, the built-in microphone and speakers on your computer, or another device for Skype for Business audio. For the best audio quality during a Skype for Business meeting or call, use an optimized for Skype for Business audio device.You can test the audio quality by following steps in the Test your audio quality section.
Applies To: Skype for Business, Skype for Business Online, Skype for Business Basic

Manage audio settings in a Teams meeting

If people in a meeting can't hear you, you might be muted or you might not have configured your mic correctly. To change your speaker, microphone, or camera settings when you’re on a call or in a meeting, select More options > Show device settings in your meeting controls. Then, select the speaker, microphone, and camera options you want.
Applies To: Microsoft Teams

Fix microphone problems

To test your microphone, speak into it and check Test your microphone to make sure Windows is hearing you. The microphone volume is too low or does not appear to be working at all. Try the following solutions: Make sure that the microphone or headset is connected correctly to your computer. Make sure that the microphone is positioned correctly.
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