How can I check my PC’s audio settings?

Here is some information on how to check your microphone and headset.


Windows Vista + Windows 7:

_ Go to Start > Control Panel > Hardware and Sound / Sound
_ Open the tab ‘Playback’. Check the correct headset is selected as the default device.
_ Open the tab ‘Recording’. Check the correct microphone is selected as the default device.
_ In the ‘Recording’ tab, double click on the microphone you will use
_ In the new window, select the tab ‘Levels’
_ Test the different settings and adjust as necessary


Windows 8:

_ Open Control Panel by swiping in from the right edge of the screen, tapping Search (or if you're using a mouse, pointing to the upper-right corner of the screen, moving the mouse pointer down, and then clicking Search), entering Control Panel in the search box, and then tapping or clicking Control Panel.
_ Go to Hardware and Sound / Sound
_ Open the tab ‘Playback’. Check the correct headset is selected as the default device.
_ Open the tab ‘Recording’. Check the correct microphone is selected as the default device.
_ In the ‘Recording’ tab, double click on the microphone you will use
_ In the new window, select the tab ‘Levels’
_ Test the different settings and adjust as necessary


Windows 10:

_ Right-click on the loudspeaker icon in the taskbar (lower right corner of your screen).
_ Open the tab ‘Playback’. Check the correct headset is selected as the default device.
_ Open the tab ‘Recording’. Check the correct microphone is selected as the default device.
_ In the ‘Recording’ tab, double click on the microphone you will use
_ In the new window, select the tab ‘Levels’
_ Test the different settings and adjust as necessary


Mac:

_ Go to the Menu Apple > System preferences > Sound
_ Open the ‘Output’ tab
_ In the ‘Output’ tab, click on the microphone you will use
_ Open the ‘Input’ tab
_ In the ‘Input’ tab, click on the microphone you will use

Have more questions? Submit a request

0 Comments

Article is closed for comments.
Powered by Zendesk