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cannot change microphone settings on skype for windows 8

where is the option to change audio and microphone settings on skype for windows 8

 

the other party is hearing very loud noises that are just very quiet here

 

please advise

funnyfaceking
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Re: cannot change microphone settings on skype for windows 8

This was really a pain to find as it wasn't too obvious...

 

  1. Open Skype
  2. Make sure you are on the Skyp "home" screen
  3. Move your mouse to the Top Right hotspot of your screen
  4. Go down to Settings
  5. Click on Options
  6. Voila

HTH,

Joshua

desertedroad
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Re: cannot change microphone settings on skype for windows 8

I'm sorry but I'm so computer illiterate I have no clue what a hotspot is.. Please explain

 

eccajo
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Re: cannot change microphone settings on skype for windows 8

I am having the same problem with my new HP Envy with Windows 8. Have you discovered the answer to the problem of the loud scraping or scratchy noises  that the other party is hearing during your call?

 

KReeves
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Re: cannot change microphone settings on skype for windows 8

https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA12110/finding-your-way-around-skype-for-windows-8 I found this while browsing google for the same issues. I hope this helps
rebeccoesje
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Re: cannot change microphone settings on skype for windows 8

OP was talking about the sensitivity of their mic and this dosn't lead to it. I dont think you can lower the sensitivity of the mic in win 8/8.1 cuz i have looked around and nuthing helps

masterninjaa
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