Managing Microphone Privacy Settings - Windows PC

This document outlines how to manage the Microphone settings within Windows 10's Privacy Settings.

1. Hit the Start menu button at the bottom left of your screen or alternatively press the Windows button on your keyboard.

2. Type Settings and select the corresponding icon labeled Settings from the Start menu.

Windows Microphone 1

3. Within the Windows Settings menu, locate and select the Privacy option.

Windows Microphone 2

4. On the left hand menu that appears, locate and select the Microphone option.
From this menu make sure that your microphone has access to your PC (There may be a button labeled Change, click the icon and make sure that the microphone is enabled). Make sure that under the Allow apps to access your microphone section that the setting is set to "on". Navigate through the menu's below to enable/disable all Microsoft Store apps that access your microphone and all Desktop apps that access your microphone.

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Owner:Christopher T.Group:WCER Technical Services
Created:2020-03-24 09:53 CDTUpdated:2020-03-24 09:54 CDT
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