Frequently Asked Question

Microphone is not working on the Chromebook
Last Updated a year ago

  1. Open the "Camera" app, switch to Video, and record a short (5 seconds) clip of yourself saying something. Play it back to verify if the microphone is working.
  2. Check the microphone levels. 
    1. Click on the time in the lower right corner. 
    2. then on the arrow next to speaker levels
    3. Verify that the "Internal" microphone is selected for Input.
    4. Adjust the level of the microphone if it is very low. Move the slider all the way to the right.
    5. Test if resolved by following step 1.
  3. Power wash your Chromebook. Test if resolved by following step 1.

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