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Headphone/ mic issues.


FPCH New Member
Nov 14, 2016
PC Experience
I currently use my apple earphones on my laptop as both a mic and headset on Skype/ Discord. Recently my microphone hasn't been detecting any audio input and my friends cannot hear me. When looking into my sound settings it has External Microphone selected and no option to select my earphones as the recording/ input device. Any ideas how I could fix it?


Oct 19, 2008
Wirral UK
PC Experience
Very Experienced
Hi and welcome

Not really my area of expertise but I did find this video that may help - click here

Jelly Bean

FPCH Distinguished Member
May 23, 2009
The headset was working on Windows10 and now they do not.You need to leave the head set plugged in,open device manager and locate sound devices,open the list + right click on your sound hardware and choose upadate driver.Let me know if that works...

Open Device Manager

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