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Skype mic icon crossed out - how do I make it work???

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9m, 2w agoPosted 9 months, 2 weeks ago
I have recently bought a Lenovo Tab 2 A10. I've downloaded the skype app and the video works fine but the mic icon is crossed out and, obviously, no one can hear me. I can't find any settings option to sort this out. Can anyone help? Thanks
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9m, 2w agoPosted 9 months, 2 weeks ago
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#1
your problem is it doesn't have a mic. headphone jack and speaker, yes, but no mic - this is why your icon is crossed out, skype can't find a mic to use.
#2
Ahhh...That explains it. So I'll need to plug one in?
#3
if possible, yes, though not sure what mics are going to be compatible. it does have microusb, so might find a mic that'll plug in there
#4
according to online specs, you have a built in microphone.. argos spec

Edited By: shabbird on Feb 20, 2016 10:24
#6
Hmmm, I see the specs say voice recognition which I just tried with "OK google" and that works so it must be picking up my voice...
#7
On Skype:

Tools
Options
Audio Settings
Microphone (click on the relevant list that's compatible on your tablet)

I don't think you need to purchase a microphone, as there's an internal one built in (I think)
#8
The problem with the latest android app is that you don't get all those options. On another forum I was advised to download an earlier version of Skype which I have now done and it is all working fine.

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