Some people are saying their Akg headphone mic is not working. When they record anything or communicate while gaming mic does not pick up their voice.
I did a lot of research and found a solution to this problem.
In this article, you will learn how to fix if the Akg headphone mic is not working.
Why is Akg Headphones Mic Not Working?
These are the possible reasons why your Akg headphones microphone is not working.
- Akg headphones app cache
- Dirt on the headphone jack
- The headphone microphone is not enabled
- The headphone microphone is not set as the default microphone
- Your Pc audio drivers are outdated
How to Fix Akg Headphones Mic Not Working on Phone
First, you should check whether it’s the headphone’s fault or your phone.
To check this you should try another pair of headphones with your phone and notice whether its mic is working or not.
If another headphone mic is working properly then we can say it’s your headphone’s fault. If not then it’s your phone’s fault.
Try this solution to fix your Akg headphones mic if your phone’s fault.
If not then try the below solutions to fix this problem.
If your other headphone’s mic is also not working then it’s your phone’s fault.
In this case, you should restart your mobile phone and then check your Akg headphones mic.
To restart your mobile phone you have to press the power button for a few seconds.
Then there will appear two options: power off and reboot. You have to reboot your phone.
If still, your headphone mic is not working. Then try this solution.
Sometimes you are in a hurry and do not plug headphones correctly into your phone due to which its mic did not pick up your voice.
Therefore you should check whether the headphone jack is plugged properly. If not then you should plug it properly.
Another thing can be dirt on your Akg headphone jack or phone. So, for your headphone mic to function properly you have to clean its jack.
Then you have to check whether its mic starts working or not.
Let’s talk about how you should clean your headphone jack. There are three different methods by which you can clean your Akg headphone jack.
The first one is alcohol, the second is compressed air and the third is a normal brush.
Let’s talk about a simple way that anyone can do it easily.
To clean the headphone jack you can use a small paintbrush or toothbrush. You have to carefully move the brush on the headphone jack.
In this way, you can clean your headphone jack.
And I hope after this your headphone mic will begin working.
Clear Cache of Akg App
If the above solution does not fix your Akg headphone mic, then try this. Some people say their headphones and phone are working fine.
But why is the headphone mic not working?
Then it can be your mobile app’s fault. So, if you think your headphones are not defective then you should clear the cache from your mobile app.
I hope after this your headphone mic will start working.
Mic Not Enabled
If your headphone mic is not enabled then definitely it will not work.
Therefore you should check whether the headphone mic is enabled or disabled on my phone.
Or sometimes maybe your headphone mic button is not working.
How to Fix Akg Headphones Mic Not Working on Pc
Check Your Pc Mic Setting
Your Akg headphones mic may not be working because it is not set as the default device on your PC.
Or you have set a very low volume due to which your headphone mic is not picking up your voice.
Follow this process to check these settings.
- Press down the Windows logo key and press the R button on your keyboard at the same time. This will bring up a Run dialogue, then type “control” and press the Enter key.
- In the Control Panel, select Large icons.
- Select sound.
- Select the Recording tab, then right-click on an empty place inside the device list and tick Show Disabled Devices.
- Right-click the Headset Microphone and click Enable.
- Right-click it and Set headphones as Default Device.
Now you have enabled your headphones and set them as the default devices.
After this check your headphone mic whether it starts working or not. If the mic is not working then try the next method.
Update Audio Drivers
Your Akg headphone mic might not be working because you are using an outdated driver.
Therefore you should update the driver on your PC to see if your headphone mic starts working.
Here’s the complete process of how you can update drivers.
- First, download and install Driver Easy.
- Run Driver Easy and Run the scan button. It will scan your PC and detect any drivers related problems.
- Click the Update button next to your headset to download the correct driver for it.
After completing the update your PC will restart. Then you have to log in and see whether your Akg headphone mic starts working.
If your Akg headphones mic is still not working after applying all the above tricks. Then I would say you should contact Akg customer support.
They will fix your headphone mic or replace it if they cannot fix it. You should return your headphones if warranty time has not passed.