To install a new microphone, follow these steps: 

  1. Make sure your microphone is connected to your PC.

  2. Select Start  > Settings  > System > Sound.

  3. In Sound settings, go to Input to see your connected microphones. If it's a Bluetooth microphone, select Add device.   

To test a microphone that's already installed:

  1. Make sure your microphone is connected to your PC.

  2. Select Start  > Settings  > System > Sound.

  3. In Input, select the microphone that you want to test. 

  4. In Input settings, look at Input volume while speaking into the microphone. If the bar moves while you speak, your microphone is working properly.

  5. If don't see the bar moving, go to Test your microphone and select Start test.

Open Settings

To install a new microphone, follow these steps: 

  1. Make sure your microphone is connected to your PC.

  2. Select Start   > Settings  > System > Sound.

  3. In Sound settings, go to Input and in the Choose your input device list, select the microphone or recording device you want to use.  

To test a microphone that has already been installed:

  1. Make sure your microphone is connected to your PC.

  2. Select Start   > Settings  > System > Sound.

  3. In Sound settings, go to Input and under Test your microphone, 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.

  4. If you aren't seeing the bar move, select Troubleshoot to fix your microphone.

Open Settings

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