Why is my microphone not working on Discord?

Discord is one of the best platforms on which you can make video calls , to use this platform it is very important that your microphone works correctly, otherwise it can be quite a problem. If you are one of the users for whom the microphone does not work, do not worry, here we will explain how to solve it so that you can continue playing and communicating with your friends.

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  1. What are the easiest ways to get the microphone working on Discord?
    1. Correctly activate the microphone
    2. Select the microphone to use if you have two
    3. Access the web version of Discord instead of the app
  2. How to get Discord to recognize your microphone if no audio input is detected?
  3. How to solve the error with the microphone if it is an external problem?
  4. What steps should you follow to update your PC’s audio and sound drivers?

What are the easiest ways to get the microphone working on Discord?

If your microphone on Discord platform is not working don’t worry, here are some methods to fix this problem:

Correctly activate the microphone

Many times there are problems in the operation of the microphone in Discord because it is not connected correctly to the computer, to make the connection correctly, do the following:

  1. Turn on your Windows computer.
  2. At the bottom of your computer screen you will find a sound icon, right click on it.
  3. After you do the above, you will be shown the Sound Settingsoption , click on it.
  4. You will be shown a panel next to which you will find the Microphone, click on it and verify that it is enabled, if not, activate it.

Select the microphone to use if you have two

If the computer has more than one microphone connected, it can cause complications, since the computer can present errors because it does not know which one to read or it can automatically activate the microphone that does not work, to review and activate one of the microphones in case of having two. do the following:

  1. Enter the Discord app.
  2. Inside the application look for the User Settings optionand click on it.
  3. After doing the above, you will be shown several options, including the Voice and video option, click on it.
  4. Select the input device.
  5. You will be shown a box with the volume of the microphone, select the volume also try if you want the Microphone and then save the changes.

Access the web version of Discord instead of the app

If the options to fix the microphone problem did not work for you, try the web version of Discord instead of the application, this way you will verify that the problem is with the Discord application and not with the microphone you are using.

How to get Discord to recognize your microphone if no audio input is detected?

Sometimes Discord correctly recognizes the microphone, but does not detect the audio input,  to solve this problem you can take into account the following recommendations:

  • Connect and reconnect the microphone to your computer,to do this you must right click on the sound icon located on your computer screen, select the sound configuration option after this you will be shown the microphone either internal to the computer or an external one, activates and deactivates the one that is being used.
  • Verify that the push to talk option is not active, to achieve this you must go to the audio settings of the Discord application, if you see the push to talk option deactivate it, if not you can also check which is the key that you must press to talk and start using it.

How to solve the error with the microphone if it is an external problem?

If the problem that the microphone is presenting in Discord is external, you can carry out the procedure that we will give you below to solve it:

  1. The first thing you can do is check that the USB cable or connector is correctly connected to the computer.
  2. Check other USB inputs on the computer for the USB of the microphone.
  3. Check that the USB of the microphone is in good condition, without dirt or with any deterioration that does not allow the connection to be made correctly. If it contains dirt that interrupts the connection, clean it and if the microphone cable is damaged, try to repair it.
  4. Verify that your computer has the latest updates of its controls, if not, you must update these controls.

What steps should you follow to update your PC’s audio and sound drivers?

Updating the audio and sound drivers of the computer can help solve any audio and sound problem that it may have and that causes the sound of the microphones not to work correctly, below you will be shown the procedure to check if the audio and sound drivers are up to date, in case you are not told what to do to update them:

  1. On your computer go to the Control Panel section, then click on the Device Manager option.
  2. Now select the Audio input and output option.
  3. On the side of the screen you will be shown a menu in which you will find the option Update computer drivers, click on it.
  4. You will be informed if the drivers are updated, if not, you must click on the option to update the driver automatically. Ready in this way you will have automatically updated the sound and audio drivers of your computer is as simple as sharing the screen and sound .

 

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