If your microphone isn’t working, ensure it’s securely connected to your PC. Select the “Recording Audio” troubleshooter, click “Run the Troubleshooter,” and follow the instructions on your screen. Join 350,000 subscribers and get a daily digest of news, comics, trivia, reviews, and more. If the connection is a bit loose, it may appear to be plugged in fine, but may just not work.

If you’re having trouble with a USB microphone, you might also want to try downloading the latest USB controller drivers from your PC manufacturer’s website. After the calibration and firmware update, this is one of the best controllers I've ever used btw, highly recommend, especially with all the features of an Elite controller at half the price, Exact same issue with the triggers and was about to either exchange or pay extra for the series 2... thank you, That's why I put it out there my guy, no problem. All the usual PC microphone troubleshooting steps are still important, but Windows 10 contains a new system-wide option that completely disables microphone input in all applications. Your PC may have multiple different microphone inputs. If you have a laptop with an integrated microphone, some laptop manufacturers let you disable this microphone in your PC’s BIOS or UEFI settings. Tried everything i found on internet, nothing seems to work for me. Cookies help us deliver our Services. (Headset's reproductors working well, just microphone not). But the microphone and webcam options also affect desktop applications. If you see your microphone showing audio input here, but you can’t get it to work in a particular application, you may need to open that application’s settings window and choose the appropriate microphone input device.

I recently got one of these controllers and hopped on Siege only to discover that my microphone on my headset, when plugged into this controller specifically, was extremely quiet.

Ensure it’s connected to the correct audio jack on your PC, too. For the trigger issue, you need to complete calibration, which is also explained within that firmware update software, although if you Google "power a fusion pro calibration," you can find guides for that too.

By submitting your email, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. To select the default microphone that’s used in applications, go to the Sound > Recording window, right-click your preferred microphone, and select “Set as Default.” You can also select “Set as Default Communication Device.”. It usually works fine, but sometimes it doesn’t. I plugged it into my PC and followed the instructions to update my firmware. However, the Windows operating system itself will still have access. Hello, as title is saying, my microphone in headset is not working on PC (But it was working while ago). The above article may contain affiliate links, which help support How-To Geek. Any advice would greatly appreciated!!

This option isn’t available on all laptops, but will likely be near an option that lets you disable your webcam if it exists.