How to Mute or Turn Off Microphone on Windows 11/10?

The Speaker and Microphone are both essential tools for Microsoft users. On Windows 11, the speakers and microphone remained turned on by default. If you don’t use to microphone then, you will Mute it. At the same time, your Speaker will remain turned on.

There are many ways to mute or turn off a Microphone On Windows 11. This risewindows article will teach all methods how to mute or turn off the Microphone in Windows 11.

How to Mute or Turn Off Microphone on Windows 11/10 using the Device Manager?

To mute or turn off Microphone on Windows 11 using the device manager, use the following steps;

Step 1. Firstly, Open device manager. To do that, right-click on the Startbutton and select Device Manager .

Step 2. Expand the “Audio inputs and outputs” section and find your Microphone in the Device Manager window. Right-click on Microphone entry and select Disable device option.

Step 3. Now, a dialog box will prompt with a warning. Click the Yes  button to disable it.

To enable the Microphone again, open Device Manager and expand the “Audio inputs and outputs” section to find your Microphone. Right-click on Microphone entry and select Enable device  option.

How to Mute or Unmute Microphone on Windows 11 through Settings?

To mute or unmute Microphone on Windows 11 through Settings, use the following steps;

Step 1. firstly, Open the setting app.

Step 2. Select System in the left sidebar.

Step 3. On the right side of ,System click the Sound tile.

Step 4. Select your Microphone under the “Input” section on the Sound page.

Step 5. Finally, click the Don’t allow button beside the Audio option.

How to Mute the Microphone in Specific Apps on Windows 11?

To mute the Microphone in specific apps on Windows 11, use the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, Open the setting app.

Step 2. Select Privacy & security in the left sidebar.

Step 3. On the right-side pane, click on the Microphone tile under the “App permissions” section.

Step 4. Here you can turn off Microphone access entirely on your device by turning off the toggle switch beside “Microphone access.” There is one more toggle switch available, “Let apps access your microphone,” by disabling it, you can stop access to your Microphone for all apps at once. If you want to prevent Microphone access to specific apps only, let the toggle switch On beside “Let apps access your microphone.” Then, turn on or off the toggle switch beside the particular app.

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