Suppose you are looking for ways to turn off / turn on your Microphone or Mic in Windows 10/8/7. This post will show you how to do it quickly. These days, many people prefer to disable Mic and Webcam for privacy and security reasons, as they can be hacked, and hackers can hear everything you say or see everything you do from your PC or Laptop.

How to Enable Micro (Mic) on Win 10 when hidden

Sometimes you have plugged in the Micro, but the device list does not show up. You need to manipulate the device before turning on the Mic.

Step 1: Right-click the sound icon under the taskbar, select Sounds

Step 2: Click the Recording tab Device information is not found in the list

Step 3: Right-click on the space, select Show Disabled Devices

Step 4: The device you have disabled appears in the list, right-click the Microphone, then click Enable

How to Turn Off Micro (Mic) on Win 10

Step 1: Right-click the sound icon under the taskbar, select Sounds

Step 2: Click the Recording tab Right-click the Microphone device in the list, select Disable.

Finish, Microphone has been disabled.

How to Enable / Disable Microphone on Windows 10 with Device Manager Quickly.

Step 1: Right-click the Start button to open the Win 10 Menu. Here, select Device Manager. This interface allows you to manage your devices and device drivers easily.

Nhấp chuột phải vào nút Windows Device Manager

Step 2: Now expand the Audio inputs and outputs, and you should see the Microphone listed there. Right-click on it and select Disable to disable or disable the microphone

Bật/ Tắt microphone trong Windows 10

Step 3: When you do that, you will see a dialog box stating:

“Disabling this device will cause it to stop functioning. Do you really want to disable it? ”

Click on Yes, and your Mic computer will be turned off.

Note: To enable/enable the microphone in Windows 10 again, follow the same procedures and select Enable.

These days, using remote access technology (RAT), hackers can compromise your system, watch you, track your activities, and even record your actions using a webcam or microphone! So, if you never use a webcam and are afraid of being watched or heard, you may want to disable the webcam and Mic. Of course, you can always re-enable it at any time in the future if the need arises.