Discord Mic Not Working on Windows 10? Here’s How To Fix It

If your Discord microphone is not working on Windows 10, there are a few things you can try to fix it.

Solution 1: Check Microphone Privacy Settings

  1. Open the Settings app on your computer.
  2. Go to Privacy.
  3. Select Microphone on the left-hand side of the window.
  4. Make sure the switch next to “Allow apps to access your microphone” is turned on.
  5. Under “Allowed apps”, make sure Discord is listed and that the switch next to it is turned on.
  6. If the switch is already turned on, try restarting Discord.

Solution 2: Check Microphone Driver

  1. Right-click on the Start button and select Device Manager.
  2. Expand the Audio inputs and outputs category.
  3. Right-click on your microphone and select Update driver.
  4. Choose Search automatically for updated driver software.
  5. If Windows can’t find the latest driver, you can try downloading it from the manufacturer’s website.

Solution 3: Reset Voice Settings

  1. Open Discord and go to User Settings.
  2. Click on the Voice & Video tab.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the Reset Voice Settings button.

Solution 4: Run Speech Troubleshooter

  1. Open the Settings app on your computer.
  2. Go to Update & Security.
  3. Select Troubleshoot.
  4. Under Find and fix other problems, click on Speech.
  5. Click on Run the troubleshooter.

Solution 5: Restart Discord

  1. Close Discord completely.
  2. Open Task Manager by pressing Ctrl+Shift+Esc.
  3. Find the Discord process and right-click on it.
  4. Select End task.
  5. Relaunch Discord.

Solution 6: Check for Discord Updates

  1. Open the Microsoft Store app.
  2. Search for Discord.
  3. Click on Get or Install if Discord is not already installed.
  4. Once Discord is installed, open it and check for updates.
  5. If there are any updates available, install them.

Additional Tips:

  • Make sure your microphone is properly plugged in and working.
  • Try using a different microphone to see if the problem persists.
  • Check your computer’s sound settings to make sure your microphone is set as the default input device.
  • If you’re using a headset, make sure the microphone is enabled.
  • If you’re using a third-party voice chat application, try disabling it and see if that fixes the problem.

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