How to Change Microphone Sensitivity in Windows 10

Have you noticed lately your voice is not getting picked up by your computer? Then it might be time to change your microphone sensitivity on your Windows 10 desktop. This can help ensure that your voice is clear to understand during meetings or video calls with your family. So, without any further ado, let’s get started.

How to Change Microphone Sensitivity in Windows 10

How to Change Microphone Sensitivity in Windows 10

Whether you use your PC for business, gaming, or podcasting, ensuring your microphone is working fine is necessary so that it captures your voice perfectly. Keep reading to know how you can adjust your sound settings.

1. Open the Control Panel on your PC, click on Hardware and Sound, and select Sound from the menu.

Note: You can also open Settings > System. Then click on Sound and select More Sound settings from the left bar.

2. Move to the Recording tab, double-click on your preferred microphone, and select Levels from the tab.

Move to the Recording tab, double-click on your preferred microphone, and select Levels from the tab

3. Change the sound levels by swiping the bar under the Microphone Array.

Note: If you are changing the microphone sensitivity of an external microphone, you will also get a second Microphone Boost option.

4. Click OK to change your microphone sensitivity.

Can I Change Microphone Sensitivity for Only Specific Microphones in Windows 10?

Yes, you can individually change microphone settings for only specific microphone in Windows 10. Simply, choose your preferred microphone from Control Panel to adjust settings according to your choice.

Will Changing Microphone Sensitivity Affect All Microphones Connected to My Computer?

No, if you have not changed the microphone sensitivity of the default microphone of your desktop, then it will not affect other microphones connected to your computer.

Will I Have to Get Administrator Privilege to Change Microphone Sensitivity in Windows 10?

No, changing the sensitivity settings of any microphone does not require an administrator privilege. However, to change some advanced settings of your default microphone can require you to send command in administrator mode.

Why Does My Microphone Sensitivity Reset Every Time I Restart Windows 10?

Your microphone sensitivity should not reset every time you restart your desktop. If it does, it can be due to several reasons such as:

  • System driver issues and misconfigurations on your computer.
  • Your microphone drivers are not up to date.
  • The microphone is not compatible with Windows 10.

Also Read: Fix Microsoft Teams Microphone Not Working on Windows 10

We hope our guide helped you easily change the microphone sensitivity on Windows 10. Keep visiting TechCult to know the latest tech walkarounds. If you have any queries or suggestions, do reach out to us in the comment section.

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