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How to Turn Off Microphone on a Laptop

If you want to record sound using headphone then you need to turn off your laptop microphone. There are many methods to disable it. I will show you three easy method to turn off the microphone on a laptop

Turn Off Microphone on Laptop Using the Sound Volume Icon

1. Click the mouse-right button up to your laptop volume icon from your Windows taskbar.

  • Select the Sounds option.

Tips: If you don’t see the volume icon on your taskbar then you need to install sound card software on your laptop.

2. Select the Playback tab from the sound window.

  • Right-click the Speakers and select the Disable option.
  • Press the OK button to turn off the microphone on a laptop.

You will see that your sound volume icon shows with a cross icon. So, now your laptop microphone sound is off. Anyone can’t hear your voice.

Mute Microphone on Laptop from the Settings Panel

1. Right-click the volume from the taskbar.

  • Select the Open Sound Settings option.

2. Sound settings page will open.

  • Under the Input section, click the Manage sound devices link.

3. Under the Input devices section, select click up to the Microphone text with the microphone icon.

  • Click the Disable button to the mute microphone on a laptop.

After that, you will see the Disabled text upper of the Microphone text of with icon.

  • Close the settings window.

Disable the Laptop Speakers But Not Headphones

1. Right-click on your start button and select the Device Manager option.

2. Click the front arrow icon behind of speaker icon.

  • Right-click the Conexant ISST Audio or Realtek High Definite text with speaker icon as you see and select the Disable device option. 
  • You will see a message “Disabling this device will cause it to stop functioning. Do you really want to disable it?” message then press the Yes button to disable the laptop speaker.

I hope now you can easily turn off the microphone on a laptop.

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