Fix Discord Mic Not Working


Have you ever come across a microphone malfunction while using Discord where in one user can hear the audios of other users who are using the particular channel.

This glitch was was found in the desktop version of Discord, this is because many users claimed that their web app version works just fine.

Today we see and increase in the number of users in Discord as compared to Skype. This is because the apps amongst the favourites of many gamers as this application has few defaults.

The minimum default expertise lies in the team that manages this beautiful application, they are well known is detecting flaws and bugs and rectifying as quickly as possible.

But it’s sad to know that they failed to fix this “Discord Mic Not Working” Moreover they failed to have a one time solution for it.

Since the root cause of this issue can lie in different parts of your PC its wise to do some small fixes here and there before you come across your one time fixture.

Discord Mic Not Working

The solutions of this malfunctioning in Discord can be found on different websites under different sub topics but here we are come with clubbing all the necessary fixtures under one head. This will enable you to solve your matter quickly.

Please Note:-  while we suggest you try all the fixtures listed below, do check whether your audio device is supported by this version of Discord. To try this you could use another audio device, in case you own one and check whether the problem still persists.

If you still experience the “Discord Mic Not Working” issue then I suggest it’s time you follow the guide mentioned below. One of these solutions should be the best solution for your problem. Do try them all.

Before you actually try these methods I suggest you restart your computer and check whether this problem with discord still exists or disable discord outlay. This might solve your matter.

1. Change Privacy Settings

Third party applications and softwares like discord nullifies it’s access to the microphone and few other hardwares voluntarily when Windows is updated.

This happens when there is a automatic change granted by the permissions policy. While updating Windows in case the user tends to disable microphone then this issue might arise.

To solve this problem of microphone not working after an update follow the method mentioned below

Step 1:- Tap on Windows key, now type in Privacy Settings. From the results tap on Privacy Settings options.

Step 2:- Navigate down through your left pane to find Microphone.

Step 3:- Put on “Apps to Access your Microphone” from your right pane.

Step 4:- Navigate down on your right pane and check Microphone permission for Discord is permitted. Search for Win32WebViewHost in case you do not find Discord.

Step 5:- Restart to check whether the problem still persists.

2. Disable QoS on Discord

The problem might still exists when the QoS setting on Discord is malfunctioning and triggering this problem. Now it’s time to disable QoS on Discord to solve this problem. To do so follow the steps listed below

Step 1:- Open discord and tap onUser Settings”.

Step 2:- Now tap on “Voice and Video” which you should find on your left pane.

Step 3:- Now un – select “Enable Quality of Service High Packet Priority” to put it of.

Step 4:- This should solve the problem.


In case you have tried all the above mentioned solutions effectively, the problem still persists then uninstall discord and install it again this could solve your problem.

The second solution left to you is to use the Discord browser version which may not have this problem. The team behind the Discord are trying it’s best to find an one time fixture for this problem and may be out soon.

Until then all these solutions should be able to solve your problems. Have fun gaming and joining the gaming family of Discord.


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