Messenger mic not working on Android? Ultimate Fix and Troubleshooting Guide 2024

Messenger Mic Not Working on Android? Ultimate Fix and Troubleshooting Guide 2024

Test and resolve Messenger mic issues on Android with our comprehensive troubleshooting guide and online mic tester



Updated on January 13, 2024

How to Fix Messenger Microphone Not Working on Android

  1. Check Microphone Permissions
    • Open the Messenger app on your Android device.
    • Tap on your profile picture in the top left corner.
    • Scroll down and tap on "Settings."
    • Tap on "Permissions."
    • Make sure that the "Microphone" toggle is enabled.
  2. Select the Correct Microphone
    • Start a video call or send a voice message in Messenger.
    • Tap on the microphone icon in the bottom left corner.
    • Select the microphone you want to use from the list.
  3. Restart Messenger
    • Open the Recent Apps menu on your Android device.
    • Swipe up on the Messenger app to close it.
    • Re-launch Messenger from your app drawer.
  4. Update Messenger
    • Open the Google Play Store on your Android device.
    • Search for "Messenger."
    • Tap on the "Update" button if an update is available.
  5. Check Microphone Privacy Settings
    • Open the Settings app on your Android device.
    • Tap on "Privacy."
    • Tap on "Microphone."
    • Make sure that the "Allow apps to access your microphone" toggle is enabled.
  6. Troubleshoot Hardware Issues
    • Inspect the microphone on your device for any damage or obstruction.
    • Try using a different microphone or headset with Messenger.
  7. Contact Meta Support
    • Visit the Meta Help Center website.
    • Describe your microphone issue and provide details.
    • Follow the guidance provided by the Meta Support team.

By following these steps, you can diagnose and resolve common microphone issues in Messenger for Android, ensuring seamless communication during calls and video chats.

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