Skype Audio Stop Working on Window 10

Windows 10 is turned as most loved OS (Operating Systems) today, though some issues are still bothering the users. Skype Microphone is one of them listed in common issues for Windows 10 users.

Windows 10 is high end graphics OS with ample of features. If any of the device stop working, then there could be many reasons behind. In maximum cases its related to settings of the hardware device that should be either enabled or disabled as per requirement of OS. Obsoleted driver can be the cause of improper functioning of OS. Skype Audio or built-in Microphone are also listed in the devices that causes issue in Windows 10 and some previous versions. Some general steps mentioned below will help you to fix the Mic related issue on your computer:

Initially check if Microphone is ON. If you have upgraded your system from previous OS to Windows 10 then there is possibility that the device is turned OFF.

Press Win+I to open Windows Settings in OS 10. Once the Window is opened select Privacy tab. Next select Microphone and turn it ON.


If still Microphone is not working, then check the drivers for the device. Broken or obsoleted driver is also the reason behind malfunction of any device. Any device on your computer won’t work properly if drivers not appropriate. To update the driver open “Device Manager” and select “Sound, video and game controllers”. Double click the present audio application and a new pop-up window will come. On this Window select Driver tab and click Update Driver. Download might take some time if the suitable drivers are not available at registered stores. Once the drivers are installed we prefer to restart the machine.

In case, problem still exist click on services.msc and restart the Window audio service. Once the device is On and latest drivers are installed it will work with all applications on your system. For professional help, you can contact online support of computer repair service in London city.

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