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a transducer or sensor that converts sound waves into an electrical signal that allows one to capture and record sound

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iMac Pro microphone doesn't work and camera is not detected

I have an iMac Pro. No camera shows in the system report under Camera, just under USB. My microphone is also not working. I tried resetting the NVRAM but it didn't solve the problem. What should I do ...
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Intermittent disabling of hardware (Wi-Fi, Mic, possibly cell antenna) on iPhone 7 Plus

DISCLAIMER/NOTE First, I've been a long time iPhone user and I like to keep up on it's updates and I'm very familiar with this device. Likewise, my iPhone 7 Plus is my 3rd iPhone. I'm only ...
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Can't record audio from scheduled jobs

I wrote a bash script which records an audio file of a set length from my internal microphone. The script works great, either using ffmpeg or sox to do the recording. I used to be able to ...
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Play sound from phone through MacBook speakers without Audio-In port?

I want to play the sound coming from my Android phone through my MacBook speakers, but it does not have a dedicated Audio-In/Microphone port. I have a normal AUX cable, but connecting to the normal ...
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Enable Voice Control without floating mic icon

TL;DR I have searched to find a way to hide the icon but still have Voice Control enabled, or at least have a way to permanently move the icon to the dock/menu bar/Launchpad but have found this ...
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microphone stopped to work after Mac OS reinstalled

I clean reinstalled Mac OS X EI Capitan on Mac Book Pro 2009. After installation I discovered that microphone does not work. There is the internal microphone in Sound Settings (Input), but when I`m ...
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How do I fix a microphone problem in Skype?

I have a problem that my voice sounds stutterred or certain bits are skipped when using Skype. I found the solution here: https://superuser.com/questions/728164/skype-cutting-out-and-skipping-my-...
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Undo refusal of app’s access to mic [duplicate]

I am using Scratch which is based on Adobe Air, I believe. At some point I mistakenly denied access to my microphone on that program (it asked me "May Scratch access your microphone" or something ...
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External microphone audio recording on MacBook Pro Mid-2015

I'm trying to use a RØDE smartLav+ Lavalier microphone with my MacBook Pro. The MBP is a Retina Mid-2015 (running macOS 10.14.6) and has a single port for both audio output (headphones) and input (...
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How can I set which connected devices my iPad Pro (2018, iPadOS 13) uses as sound input and output?

When I plug my Blue Yeti external USB mic into my iPad Pro, I can record with the mic, but I don't get sound from my iPad Pro. It seems the iPad is trying to output the sound via USB to the mic ...
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iPhone App for External Microphone

Is there a special app needed on my iPhone XR for the video camera to sync an external microphone? I have all the TRS/Lightning connections correct, but no voice is recording with the video.
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TRRS microphone not recognized on macbook pro but recognized on bootcamp

I have bought a 3.5mm TRRS mic (no headphone). When I connect it to my MacBook pro (Early 2015), however, it is only recognized as an "external headphone" and not as an input. When I bootcamp, however,...
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How to give an application with a modifed Info.plist access to the microphone?

I have an application which requests access to the microphone, and when I accept everything works as it should. But I want to hide from the dock (to have it run in the background sort of). To do this ...
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Use external microphone for calls with MFi hearing devices

I have MFi cochlear implant devices (comparable to hearing aids) that I can connect to my iPhone 8. The audio of phone calls or other apps is streamed directly to these hearing devices. However, the ...
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Why there is no “internal microphone” in my QuickTime player screen recoding audio source?

I have 3 macs, 2 of them are fine but one of it doesn't have the Internal Microphone recording option in Quick Time Player. Only the other 2 have. How can I fix this? The MacOS are all 10.14.3 ...
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“Hey Siri” suddenly stopped working on MacOS Mojave

Siri works perfectly after I manually click on the Siri icon on my TouchBar or click on the menu bar Siri icon so there is no issue with my microphone. Also there are no user accounts to manage in my ...
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Can my iPad, wired mic and wireless speaker all work together simultaneously?

I have an iPad. I have a wired microphone with a lightning plug. I have wireless bluetooth speakers. Can I play a song on the iPad, sing through the mic and have the sound of the music and my voice ...
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Recording System Audio-Out + Built-in Mic While Using Earphones (Notability or other)

I've been using Notability to record meetings, as the recording is tied to notes, so finding specific information after the meeting is much easier; however, for online meetings (GoogleHangouts, ...
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Messenger app not recognizing microphone on new iPhone 7 Plus

New iPhone 7 Plus. Installed Messenger. Messenger says to allow access to microphone. Go to Settings > Messenger. No option to allow microphone. Although there is an option to allow camera. ...
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How to disable a microphone on the USB webcam forever?

I have a Logitech Brio webcam which I use for video calls. I also have an M-Audio Uber Mic USB microphone which I use together with the cam. Sometimes I have to plug out the Uber mic from my computer....
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Logitech G Pro headphone mic no longer works on my iMac

About 4 months ago I bought the Logitech G Pro Headset. I was satisfied with this headset but recently I've had some issues - it wouldn't always work on my Mac. Maybe it has to do something with ...
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Headset Microphone not found in Windows 10 Bootcamp

I have a headset microphone that I originally purchased for my PlayStation 4, however, I noticed that the microphone was also able to work on my iMac, and I was very pleased to know that because it is ...
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Macbook Air Mid 2011 - External Microphone is not recognized

I can't find the microphone from the headset either in system preferences or in the hardware list. My headset cable has 3 lines as required. The mic works well on my phone for example. Any tips? ...
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Catalina Beta 5: Quicktime Audio Recording Not Working on 2018 Macbook Pros

Starting a Quicktime Audio recording with Catalina Dev Beta 5 on 2018 or later Macbook Pros outputs files with no sound (Macbook Pro Microhone selected). Example file here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/...
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Mac Desktop not detecting microphone

I have an External (XLR) SDMP15 Stagg mic that comes with a 3,5m XLR to phone plug 6,35 mm and I also bought a Bespeco Adaptor in hopes of recording audio. However, when I plug it all together (the ...
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Display Mic volume in the menu bar

In MacOS Mojave, I want to get the Mic volume icon to the menubar, just like the speaker volume icon. How can I do that? Like this.
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Microphone works for Siri & Video Recording but not for WhatsApp, Voice Memos, FaceTime and calls in speaker mode

iPhone 8, iOS 12 Microphone NOT working for: WhatsApp voice messages FaceTime Voice Memos Phone calls in speaker mode Works for: Siri Video Recording How many microphones does iPhone 8 have? ...
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OSX Can't remove microphone permission for one app “There was an error in security & privacy preferences”

I need to remove microphone permission for one app. But when I click to untick I get sent back to System Preferences with a pop up "There was an error in security & privacy preferences". All other ...
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iPhone 6 recognizing my External lavalier mic as an headphone not microphone

My iPhone 6 is recognizing my external microphone plugged into the headphone jack as an headphone rather than a microphone, resulting in no audio output from iPhone speakers. How do I make my iPhone ...
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Microphone issue on an iPhone 7 Plus

There's an issue with my iPhone 7 Plus where the speaker and microphone don't seem to work. When the phone is restarted, the audio usually works for one call and then stops working again. Apple ...
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Airpods microphone is noisy on Macbook (input format: 8 Hz, 1 ch 16 bit, SCO codec) [duplicate]

Airpods microphone has very poor quality on my Macbook (input format: 8 Hz, 1 ch 16 bit processed by SCO codec): As a temporary solution, I use the built-in microphone but I'd like to find out how to ...
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Mac doesn't recognize internal microphone

On my Mac the internal microphone suddenly disappeared from devices, it doesn't even appear in the sounds settings, as seen in the attached photo: Resetting the PRAM solved it temporally, but then it ...
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How Apple EarPods send the volume up/down signal?

I am trying to trigger an iPhone's camera with my own development board. I figured it out volume up/down signal is trigging the iPhone's camera, but I managed it at an Android device with touching an ...
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Audio becomes static when opening an app with mic while a podcast is going on

I recently got an iPhone X and have been using the Overcast, Spotify and Discord apps. When I use earbuds (IconX, not airpods) or the bluetooth audio in my car and try to listen to a podcast and use ...
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Can I use an Apple Homepod as a speaker and microphone for WebEx, Skype voice, etc?

I spend a lot of time using my Macbook Pro with work-related web conferences. My ideal setup would be a high quality speaker and microphone that I can use via bluetooth/airplay/wifi with my Macbook ...
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How can I stop my Mac from automatically using my [input only] USB microphone as an output device?

I have a 2015 MacBook Pro on the latest version of High Sierra. I often use a USB microphone for Skype, etc. When I plug in the microphone, my Mac automatically detects it as an input source. This ...
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Siri not working on iPhone SE, iOS 12.1.4

My siri stopped working completely. It seems like she is not receiving the sound at all. Needless to say, the "Hey, Siri" also doesn't work. since I switched to iPhone SE it stopped working. I hold ...
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Setting default microphone input

I would like to set a default input to be always the internal microphone. Sometimes when I connect my AirPods to the MacBook the input changes to the AirPods' microphones which results in much worse ...
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Internal Microphone Error with most updated Quick Time Player

I'm not sure why this is happening- my internal mic is in check, tested with another app & in system preferences. Couldn't find this error on Google anywhere so if you've seen this or know how to ...
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iMac audio input port stopped working

Setup: headphones --> iMac -> amp -> microphone (The Amp, cords, and microphone all work fine as do all elements of the DAW garage band). History: We were successfully using an iMac connected ...
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Using external microphone disables internal speaker

I have a Mid-2015 Macbook Pro, which has the combined headphone/microphone jack. I normally use it in clamshell mode, and in the past some people have had a hard time hearing me if I try to use the ...
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Mac-Compatible Sennheiser Lavalier Mic

I am doing podcasts and videos, and I am currently looking to upgrade my sound quality. I have my eyes on the Sennheiser MKE-2, linked here: https://en-us.sennheiser.com/clip-on-lavalier-microphone-...
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Internal macbook pro microphone not working on any browser, but working in apps (skype, slack, photo booth)

Specs: MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) macOS Mojave v10.14.2 chrome version 71.0.3578.98 safari version 12.0.2 Using this website I can see the line but it isn't moving. The problem occurs ...
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Is it now possible to spy on other person's iPhone using microphone?

There is this app on the Appstore "Find My Kid" and "Chat with parents". They allow to the first app to start listening to microphone of the second app even without notification. Even when the app is ...
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How do I ReAuthorize Quicktime Player to use the microphone when once it has been denied?

I wanted to use a USB audio input to record a video, and got something I've never seen before having done this 100 times; it asked "Authorize Quicktime to use the microphone?" I clicked no, because I ...
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How can I troubleshoot Security & Privacy issues with Mojave?

Mojave has expanded macOS's sandboxing rules for files and devices. When an application needs to use the camera or microphone, the user is supposed to get a prompt the first time to authorize it. ...
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No audio going into GarageBand

I just got a Blue Snowball iCE, plugged it in and my Mac recognized it fine. In System Preferences > Sound > Input, Blue Snowball shows up and is selected and I see the input level meter moving in ...
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Microphone is not working in iPhone 4s

I know this question is a poor one but I don't know what happened to my iphone i am using it from past 2 years but its microphone suddenly stopped working and i am having problem in recording voice ...
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iPhone 8/X etc (lightning only) splitting audio & mic using external mixer

I have an iPhone 8 which doesn't come with a 3.5mm audio jack. I'm looking for a way to connect my mixing desk to my iPhone to allow sound that would be naturally routed to the earphones routed to the ...
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Headset mic too low only on Macbook

I have a Macbook Pro (2017, 15-inch) running macOS 10.13.6. I am trying to use a new headset in it but the mic's volume is too low. This problem does not appear when using the headset with my phone (...