Questions tagged [microphone]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 [duplicate]

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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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 re-authorize 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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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 (...
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How can I use my Bluetooth speaker for 2 Apps Spotify + Microphone Apps at same time?

I would like to play the music on my Bluetooth speaker while singing over the music played from another application such as Spotify or YouTube. (Microphone Apps can be downloaded from the Apple store ...
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What makes the headphone remote controls compatible or not to an iPhone?

What makes the cable headphone remote controls (volume up and down for example) to be compatible or not to an iPhone? Or, how does the iPhone recognizes and says which headphone works and which doesn'...
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AirPods microphone volume is extremely quiet

I have used my 2 year old AirPods simply for listening previously, but I would like to use the enhanced iOS 12 Siri. Alas, the microphone on both AirPods does record only very muffled audio - the iOS ...
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iPhone mic transmit to earpiece?

I am deaf in one ear and have trouble conversing in a noisy restaurant. I am looking for a way to place my iPhone 5 on the table in front of my partner so that the sound picked up by its built-in ...
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2017 iMac (27” 5K) not working with headset microphone

I recently purchased a 27" 5K iMac (2017 model) and am trying to use a KOTION EACH G9000 3.5mm Game Gaming Headphone with it. The headphones work fine, but I'm having problems using the microphone. ...
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How to disable auto-adjusting of mic input level in Chrome in Mac OS?

Although this question has been addressed at this link, none of the solutions worked for me and they are mostly from several years ago (I tried 3 or 4 of them and left comments too). The problem I'm ...
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Macbook pro 2018 - microphone shown as 1 input in Audio MIDI setup

Microphone quality is really poor in my Macbook pro 2018 (15 inch) when I compare it to Macbook pro 2016. When I enter Audio MIDI Setup on Macbook pro 2018 I see (sorry for polish lamguage): ...
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Which microphone is used during FaceTime video call in iPhone SE?

I have an issue with my iPhone SE running iOS 11.4.1. I already spoke with support, and they are saying that it is hardware issue. Do you know which microphone it is used during video conversation in ...
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How to change MacBook jack only input instead of input and output

I have a lavalier microphone with 3 pins that I connected to my MacBook. When I connect the microphone to my MacBook, the MacBook thinks the microphone is "headphones with built in external mic". Does ...
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Is there any way to increase the input volume on an external headset microphone on a mid-2017 MBP?

There is a similar question but it's for a different model. I use these TRRS headphones with my Android phone and they sound fine when recording audio. But if I record audio on the MBP (Quicktime or ...
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External microphone input volume too quiet

MacBook Pro 13" 2016 Touch Bar version Whenever I plug an external microphone it's really quiet, what's more changing the input volume in the Sound settings doesn't affect it at all - It's still very ...
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How to use Mac microphone for a phone call on iPhone

My iPhone is plugged into my Mac. I have a nice USB mic on the Mac I'd like to use for calls. I'm used to using Rogue Amoeba's software (e.g. Airfoil) so I know it's possible to pipe the audio around. ...
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MacBook Pro 13" 2015 A1502 recording vinyls through headphone jack [duplicate]

My 2013 MacBook Pro allowed me to convert audio from old cassette tapes and vinyl to digital by using a 3.5mm Male To Male Stereo Audio Cable from the player's headphone jack into the headphone jack ...
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Can't record audio on VLC (High Sierra)

I'm running VLC 3.0.3 on High Sierra and I'm trying to record video+audio. The video part seems to work just fine, but I get an error for the audio every time I try to record. The error reads: Your ...
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activating speaker mutes microphone on active calls

I have a strange problem with an iPhone SE with iOS version 11.4. The problem is that the microphone does not work, when I switch on the speaker during an active call. By switching off the speaker, ...
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Terminal command to record audio through macbook microphone?

Is there a command we can use via terminal to start recording audio through my macbook microphone?
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Is it possible to record iMovie voice over with AirPods?

I'm using iMovie 10.1.9 on High Sierra. My AirPods are paired and all of my audio is playing through them but I am unable to choose them to record a voice over in iMovie. I've even set them as the ...

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