All of us must have experienced it once while attending a Zoom call Meeting, that the person at the other end complains about our mic issues. Like they are not able to hear us properly, or are we on mute, and so on. And we keep wondering what’s wrong on our end or did we messed up the audio again. Well, worry not today I’ll be sharing 10 ways to fix audio issues in the Zoom meeting. If the other person is still not able to hear you, even after trying all the below mentioned ways, then, he/she might have messed up something from their end ?.
Ways to Fix Different Audio Issues in Zoom
There might be a situation that you accidentally muted your microphone, and that’s the reason the other person is not able to hear you. So just make sure there’s not a red line on your mic button, towards the bottom left. If there is make sure to click the unmute button, and the icon should turn green as soon as you start speaking.
2. Join Audio
Even though Zoom asks you to let it use your computer’s audio before joining a meeting, at times, one misses it. That could be the reason why others are unable to hear you. To fix it, click on the Join Audio option present at the bottom right.
3. Change Microphone
If the above two steps didn’t fix your mic issues, then you might give a try to change your mic input within Zoom.
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4. Check Advanced Audio Settings
You can also check with your advanced Audio Settings, they are designed to reduce background noise and enhance audio, sometimes, they are also responsible for low audio or similar sound issues in Zoom.
Step 2 – Go to the Audio tab. Make sure the Suppress background noise is set to auto.
5. Grant Zoom Access to your Microphone
If the issue still persists, even after trying all the above zoom tricks, then you must have a look at your Windows settings.
Step 3 – Enable the toggle named “Allow apps to access your Microphone” and “Allow Desktop apps to access your Microphone“. Scroll down and make sure Zoom has access to your microphone.
You might be wondering why to Restart the app or even the PC, but trust me a simple restart can do wonders. As most of the issues are temporary in nature, so restarting the Zoom App, can do the trick, and fix your audio issue. If not try restarting your PC as well.
If you are using an external mic to connect to your computer. You need to check if the mic is plugged incorrectly. Firstly, remove it from the socket, and plug it again in the correct socket.
8. Check your Microphone settings
It’s better to check your microphone settings, there might be a case when it’s not set as default mic, or even disabled. So, make sure everything in the settings is configured correctly.
Step 2 – Select Small icons from the drop-down menu next to View by. Then, click Sound.
Step 8 – Click OK.
9. Update your Audio Driver
It might be a chance that your current Audio Driver has become outdated, so make sure to update them to the latest version.
Step 1 – Right-click on the Start Menu Button.
Step 2 – Click on Device Manager
Step 3 – Expand Sound, Video, and game controllers.
Right-click on your driver & select Update Driver.
10. Use your Phone as a mic
The last fix you can try is using your Android or iOS phone as a mic, while your PC’s webcam for your video camera.
Step 1 – Download and log in to the Zoom app on your Android or iOS phone from the links below.
Step 2 – Click the Arrow next to the mic icon on your PC.
Step 4 – Enter the Meeting ID and Password (from Step 3) into your phone.
I hope these tricks will help you fix your Zoom Audio Issues, in case it is still not fixed, then the last option left is to Uninstall and re-Install the Zoom app on your PC. Do let us know whether any of these tricks fixed your audio issue, in the comments down below.
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