How to Boost Microphone Volume on Windows 10

Do you have sound issues while talking over Skype?

Are you looking for a way to boost the microphone volume on Windows 10?

Whether it’s Skype, Zoom, or Facebook Messenger, voice-over-IP (VoIP) is used extensively these days due to the global pandemic, you will need a good microphone and set everything up to get maximum and best communication experience.

If your sound isn’t heard or your interlocutor is having difficulty understanding you then probably you need to boost the sound volume of your microphone.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to increase the volume on Windows 10 using Settings App and Recording Devices settings.

Let’s dive in!

Fix Low Microphone Volume on Windows 10

First, right-click on the “Sound” icon on your taskbar and choose “Open Sound settings“.

On the “Input” section, click on “Device properties” below the selection box for the microphone.

Increase the volume to 100 and test it using the button below.

There is another workaround by using the old Recording Devices menu.

Open Run prompt using Windows+R keyboard shortcut and run the command control mmsys.cpl.

In the tab “Recording” select your Microphone and click on “Properties“.

Select the tab “Levels” and increase the volume to the max. Click “OK“.

There you go! You just learned how to boost your microphone sound volume on Windows 10.

If you want to share your thoughts with me or ask questions feel free to leave a comment below.

Thanks and see you in the next tutorial ;)

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