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iPhone 8 Plus microphone when calling only sending an echo

I have an iPhone 8 Plus here with the latest iOS 16 version (last one supported). Since today when making a call I can only hear myself, but the caller on the other side doesn't hear anything. Also ...
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How do I completely remove the Continuity Camera from my macOS Sound Input list?

Sometimes when I connect my macOS to an external display and fold the laptop, the mic is not working. So I have to use my iPhone as the mic. However, when I work directly on the mac without an ...
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macOS changes input to headphones without a mic

I have HAYLOU S35 ANC, which are bluetooth headphones without a microphone. I used it well before, however yesterday I used another mic with my laptop, a professional one, which I connected through a ...
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Disable macOS mute/unmute mic sound with AirPods

I recently switched to using Zoom with my AirPod Max and notice when I go on/off mute, I get a chime sound similar what was introduced in the iOS 15 or 16 days in the call app on my iPhone. Is there a ...
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External Microphone turns off when MacBook is closed

I know the MacBook internal microphone is disabled when the MacBook is closed. I bought an external webcam with microphone, so I could use that for meetings when I am at my desk setup with a large ...
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Inbuilt mic input volume very low on macOS Monterey though set to max

I am using a MacBook Air 13 inch 2017 model with macOS Monterey 12.7.3. This is the latest OS for my device. I recently came to know about a problem with the input mic of my device when people started ...
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Disable or reorder audio source and/or output

I have had a persistent issue with my macbook where I have a few audio devices that I never ever use, but that continue to show in the sound menus. It's just annoying to have to sort through them ...
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How do I prevent audio from muting when I use dictation?

I interview people on zoom and write notes on my thoughts as they speak. I type slowly and would like to dictate while they're talking (while my Zoom mic is muted). However, every time I begin ...
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Can't get app to request microphone permissions

I'm running Ventura 13.6.1 on an Apple M1 Pro, and I'm having this issue with Ableton Live. Somehow, all microphones just stopped working inside Ableton. Internal and external microphones, even though ...
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Is the microphone in Mac Discord app always on? If so, can I withdraw permission at the Mac level, or in the app itself?

I'm new to Discord and am running the Discord desktop app on my Mac. Today I noticed that at the bottom of the screen, to the right of my user name and photo (in the same box), there was a small ...
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How do I find out which app is using my Mic?

I'm running MacOS Sonoma 14.2 (23C64). My command bar looks like this — the orange dot says that the mic is on: If I click it, it says that the mic is being used by another user: If I click "...
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How do I unpair iPhone as the microphone of my macbook?

One year ago, while using an external Dell display as my monitor, I consistently kept my MacBook closed to concentrate on a single screen. However, I encountered an issue: the MacBook's microphone ...
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MacOS Sonoma, How to enable sound recording (microphone permission) in ssh connection

We are running automated tests from command line. The tests are using a python library to control a sound card to play and record audio. The tests work fine when launched locally in the terminal of ...
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Ventura > Settings > Sound doesn't let me change output or input

It is stuck on the options that you see here. When I plug in an external mic (not shown here), I see a new row in "Input" called "USB Audio Device" (underneath "Unknown USB ...
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Why is iPhone not allowing access to microphone, camera for all the apps that I use? [duplicate]

My apps do not have camera access or microphone access. I tried to delete and re-install Instagram, WhatsApp, and phone pe apps but it did not resolve the issue. I even tried to reset the location ...
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Microphone doesnt work for dictation but works fine (tested in voice memos) in other apps

I've been trying to add dictation into my workflows and it works fine using my macbook pro's (m2 max) internal mic. However when in clamshell mode, the dictation feature wont use an alternative audio ...
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15 second delay with ffmpeg when recording from MacBook Pro's onboard microphone

I am facing an issue with ffmpeg on my MacBook Pro. When I try to record audio from the onboard microphone using ffmpeg, there's a consistent delay of about 15 seconds before it starts recording. Here'...
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Is there a way to disable FaceTime's access to the microphone?

Is there any way to disable FaceTime's access to my iPad's microphone? I don't just mean mute the mic during a call, but disable access entirely. FaceTime isn't included in my iPad's list of ...
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Macbook M2 audio recording - loss of treble?

I have a 2023 M2 Max Macbook pro 14 inch attached to an Apple Studio Display. People tell me my voice sounds normal on video calls made from this machine, and I've checked that, a Signal video call to ...
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Microphone permission for an individual tab/webpage in Safari on Mac

So on my MacBook, I gave microphone access permission to a tab in Safari. Afterwards, I tried to revoke the permission, but could not find where the setting was. In System Preferences - Privacy and ...
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MacOS Ventura Apps do not ask for permissions after tccutil reset

A similar question to olzpaul's but in this case, I have some, not all, SIP features disabled (see below), though I don't believe this has anything to do with the problem at hand. (WRT SIP, I ...
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How to connect a jack stereo microphone to an USB-C iPad

I have an electric piano which has two stereo jacks to connect headphones. I would like to connect one of the jacks to an iPad as an input device. Are there any Jack-to-USB-C microphone connectors ...
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MacOS Ventura 13.3 apps don't show in Camera and Microphone Privacy & Security settings

I've been having issues getting apps to show in System Settings > Privacy & Security > Microphone & Camera, on MacOS Ventura 13.3. I have a iMac 27-inch, Late 2013, which I used OpenCore ...
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AirPods cannot record for Audacity unless Sound->Input setting is kept open

I try to use Audacity to record my voice with AirPods on. Audacity does identify AirPods as an input device so I select it from the mic list. But it cannot get the voice at all and there is no ...
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Is there a way to federate several macbook microphones to act as a single microphone?

I've a problem. When I'm in the office, all of us have a MacBook but only one call can have a zoom call running otherwise there is an echo. Is there a way to connect all the other microphones to the ...
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External microphone has no power while connected to USB-C adapter

Here's my setup: Machine: M1 Ventura Microphone: Behringer C-1U https://www.behringer.com/product.html?modelCode=P0588 Cable: Type B to type A Since M1 has no USB-A port, I must plug the microphone ...
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How to make Mac microphone as default?

When I connect my bluetooth headset, macOS starts to use headset's mic, which is terrible by itself. I am tired of constantly entering settings and changing input source from headset to Mac microphone....
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What does the last column in the MIDI Setup say?

I'm trying to configure my microphone in the Audio MIDI Setup app. When configuring a microphone, the last two columns are cut off. The 2nd-to-last column is probably Mute. What's the last column that ...
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Why is my audio so heavily distorted during calls/ meets

I've got a MacBook Air early 2015 running Monterey (12.6.3). It randomly started distorting both my mic input and my audio output during any kind of calls or virtual meetings (google meet, discord etc)...
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Is there any way to route an audio file into an iPhone mic input?

I have an iPhone-only app which only accepts microphone input. I want to input a pre-recorded high-quality audio file into the app, but it only accepts input from the microphone. On macOS, it would be ...
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How is com.apple.preference.sound.remoteservice involved with microphone access?

I just noticed that com.apple.preference.sound.remoteservice accessing my microphone on my MBP in macOS 12.6.3 while not running any communication software. Installed ones are currently denied access ...
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3.5mm jack on 2021 MacBook Pro stopped taking line-in input

I have a 14" MacBook Pro with M1, 2021. Last week I had my electric piano plugged into the Mac via the 3.5mm cable and the Mac was receiving the audio stream from that input just fine. (I used ...
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How to use external audio input (aux) on Mac? [duplicate]

I am trying to get an external sound source (a handheld FRS radio/Walkie Talkie with an 3.5mm output) working as an input (microphone) on my Mac (maxOS Monterey 12.4, MBP 16" 2021, M1 chip). ...
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Using iPhone as mic for Mac, clicked "Disconnect", and can't find iPhone in "Sound Input" anymore. What should I do to fix?

I have been using my iPhone as a Mic for my mac for a while. It works perfectly. However, today I clicked the "disconnect" button and I can't see my iPhone in the Sound Input any more. What ...
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How can I make my dynamic microphone work on my MacBook Pro with those splitters? [duplicate]

I can't get my dynamic microphone to work on my MacBook Pro A1502. It is a Moukey Dynamic Microphone with a 3.5 mm Jack. How do I go about it? I have a headphone splitter and a 3.5 mm male-to-female ...
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Make Audio Capture Engine (ACE) to act as an Input Device for Quicktime Screen Recording

so currently I am running macOS Ventura 13.1 on MacBook Air M1 model. For Discord, I managed to download Rogue Amoeba's Audio Capture Engine (ACE) for screen share audio. I am interested in knowing is ...
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Unable to connect 3 USB mic Inputs to MacBook Pro M1

I have been looking at how to connect multiple Mics to my Mac. So far I have followed tutorials on YouTube which guide me towards creating an aggregated device on the Audio MIDI utility. I do this and ...
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Mic supposedly on, for/by the keyboard

Now and then on my MacBook Air, the orange dot is on, as if the mic is in use. When I click it, this is what it shows: I have not used the dictation feature since I restarted my Mac, and I don't have ...
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Screen record on iPad with Bluetooth microphone

I am trying to make a video in which I write on a note app and use screen recording to capture it on an iPad Pro. However, the built-in mic makes the audio quality fairly bad, so I am trying to use a ...
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How to stream analog audio input to AirPods via Mac? [duplicate]

There's a case where I need to play audio from software on my Mac, but also simultaneously from a Line In analog audio source using the 3.5mm audio jack on a 2021 MacBook Pro. Unfortunately, it doesn'...
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How to disable smart microphone swapping

Every time I start Nvidia GeForce now it triggers something in macOS to "intelligently" switch the microphone from my MacBook to B&W Px7 S2 headphones. I almost never use my microphone ...
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Is there a way to connect 2 headsets to 1 iPhone for conference calls?

I am looking for a way to connect two headsets to the same iPhone that will work with popular software for audio calls, e.g. Zoom, Facetime, and Skype. Basically, I am looking to put an audio splitter/...
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Prevent audio quality degradation when microphone in use?

I googled and although the top result is for Windows, it describes my exact problem: namely, when the microphone is in use, audio quality becomes horrible. Example I'm on a coworking session (where ...
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Headphones not detected when using an extension cord on Macbook Pro

I have some regular wired USB-c earbuds that I bought from amazon. When I plug them in, they are immediately recognized on my MacBook Pro, and both input (mic) and output audio work perfectly fine. ...
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Change AirPods Pro microphone level on Windows

I have factory new AirPods Pro (1st Generation) and use them with an iPhone, which works perfectly fine. Audio quality is good as expected. On Windows 10, this is different. Audio output is good as ...
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Mac mic not working in FaceTime only

I have an M1 Mac Mini running Monterey 12.6. I have external bluetooth and USB mics hooked up. These mics work fine in quicktime, system preferences, zoom, and all other apps, but they do not work in ...
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How can I auto-switch the audio input to match the audio output device?

On a desktop Mac without a webcam/mic (Pro, Studio, Mini, etc), is there a way to have the audio input device auto-switch to match the chosen output? I have a wireless USB headset (HyperX if that ...
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Builtin Mic and Webcam is not working properly for Safari (M1 2020)

My builtin Webcam and Mic are not working when I'm doing video or audio call in Safari. Although I allow access to mix & camera, other people on the call only hear from my Mic is a "Beep Bop&...
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microphone and cable headset do not work in any app even though the micro is allowed under "Privacy" --> "Microphone"; no NFC scan either

Taking up for example the answer of Microphone not working on third party apps only (iPhone 6): Under Settings > Privacy > Microphone you'll be able to allow/deny each app that require the ...
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Why does the newest OS Monterey ask always permission for Mic when using i.e. MobilVOIP?

It is annoying. I gave permission for the app to access the microphone, but macOS ask always for permission when I run it.
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