Think working on a video or recording your thoughts with a smartphone? While many devices come with a Bluetooth mic, you can use the mic on your phone and do it just as easily. Here's how!
Before you start to use the mic on your phone, you'll need to do a few preparations to make sure it is set up properly.
The first step is to make sure that your Bluetooth is disabled. This will ensure that your phone microphone will be used instead of the Bluetooth mic.
To do this, open your phone settings. Tap on
Bluetooth and make sure it says
Enable Access Settings
Next, we need to enable access settings for the microphone on your phone to ensure it is working properly. To do this, open your phone settings. Tap on
Microphone access and set the switch to
Before you start using your phone mic, you should check the volume is set correctly. To do this, open your
volume. Here, you can set the volume so that it is suitable for recording or video work.
Using The Mic
Now you are all set up to start using the mic on your phone.
Open your Audio Recorder app and tap the red
Record button. This will start recording your audio with the mic on your phone.
During the recording, you can adjust the volume by tapping the
volume button in the Audio Recorder app. This lets you easily adjust the microphone sensitivity to be just right for your recordings.
To finish the recording, tap the
Stop button on the Audio Recorder app. This will stop recording and save the file for you.
Can I use the mic on my phone for conferences?
Yes, you can use the mic on your phone for conferences. Make sure to follow the Preparations section and set the volume appropriately.
Can I use the mic on my phone for video recordings?
Yes, you can use the mic on your phone for video recordings. Again, make sure to follow the Preparations section and set the volume to a suitable level.
Can I use the phone mic on my laptop?
No, the phone mic can only be used on smartphones. You will need to use a different mic, such as a Bluetooth mic, to use with a laptop.
Can I use the phone mic on my tablet?
Yes, you can use the phone mic on your tablet. Make sure to follow the Preparations section to enable access to the mic.
Does the phone have to be connected to the internet?
No, the phone does not have to be connected to the internet for you to use the mic. All that is required is that you follow the Preparations section in this guide to enable access to the mic on the phone.
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