Sometimes, your USB Microphone not working in Window 10 &11 because of the incompatible drivers. Hence, to fix the issue you should uninstall your USB controller driver. In this article, you will read the method to fix USB Microphone Not Working in Window 10 & 11. For help, navigate to office.com/setup or office.com/myaccount.
Method To Fix If USB Microphone Not Working in Window 10 & 11:
1. Uninstall USB Controller Drivers:
First, you need to unplug your USB microphone from Windows 10 device. After this, you should plug the USB microphone again into the device. Then, you have to press Windows key + R together to open Run. Now, type devmgmt.msc in the Run window and tap on Enter key. Here in the left side in the Device Manager window, you should double tap on Universal serial bus controllers. At this point, you should find the name of the USB microphone which you are using. Then, you have to right-tap on USB microphone from the device manager and then tap on Uninstall device. When the uninstall process complete, you should unplug your USB microphone. Next, you need to reboot your Windows 10 device. After you go back to the start screen of the Windows, you should plug your microphone back in. You will view the drivers will automatically install. At last, check your USB microphone is working properly.
2. Open Hardware and Sound Troubleshooter:
You should first open your Windows search bar and then write Troubleshooting. After this, you should left hit on the Troubleshooting icon when the search completes. Now in the Troubleshooting window, you should left-tap on Hardware and Sound. At this point, you should left-tap on the Sound feature to start the troubleshooter and then follow the instructions. When the troubleshooting process completes, you should reboot your Windows 10 device and at last, check your USB microphone.
3. Update your Microphone Drivers:
First, you should look at the drivers which you have installed for your USB microphone. If you find they are not compatible with Windows 10, then you should look in the manufacturer’s website for correct drivers. The user can also update their drivers automatically through third-party app like DriverFix tool. It will save your time for searching and downloading the latest driver versions.
4. Update App Accessing your Microphone:
To update app, you should look at the application on which you are running your USB microphone. After this, you need to check if the app’s is of the latest version and totally compatible with Windows 10. In case, you find that the version is not compatible, then you should go to Microsoft Store and just download an update for the application which you are using.
5. Other Solutions:
The customer should update the audio drivers from Device Manager. Secondly, you should install the latest Windows 10 updates because the latest updates fix the dedicated microphone issues. Thirdly, you should remove all USB devices and just restart your computer as it will fix the issue.
With this procedure, you can fix the issue of USB Microphone not working in Window 10 & 11. For more help, go to www.office.com/setup.