Viber mic not working on Windows? Ultimate Fix and Troubleshooting Guide 2024

Viber Mic Not Working on Windows? Ultimate Fix and Troubleshooting Guide 2024

Test and resolve Viber mic issues on Windows with our comprehensive troubleshooting guide and online mic tester



Updated on January 11, 2024

How to Fix Viber Microphone Not Working on Windows

  1. Check Microphone Permissions
    • Open the Viber application on your Windows PC.
    • Click on the "Settings" icon in the bottom left corner.
    • Navigate to the "Privacy" tab.
    • Under "Microphone permissions," make sure the toggle is enabled.
  2. Select the Correct Microphone Device
    • Start a test call within Viber.
    • Click on the "Settings" icon in the call window.
    • Under "Devices," select the microphone you want to use from the dropdown menu.
  3. Update Audio Drivers
    • Press Windows + X to open the Quick Access Menu.
    • Select "Device Manager" from the menu.
    • Expand the "Audio inputs and outputs" category.
    • Right-click on your microphone device and select "Update driver."
    • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the update process.
  4. Restart Viber
    • Close the Viber application completely.
    • Re-launch Viber from your desktop or Start menu.
  5. Check Microphone Privacy Settings
    • Press Windows + I to open the Windows Settings app.
    • Navigate to "Privacy & Security" > "Microphone."
    • Make sure the toggle for "Allow apps to access your microphone" is turned on.
  6. Troubleshoot Hardware Issues
    • Inspect the microphone cable for any damage or loose connections.
    • Try connecting your microphone to a different USB port on your Windows PC.
    • If possible, test your microphone on a different device to determine if the issue is with the microphone or your PC.
  7. Contact Viber Support
    • Visit the Viber Support website.
    • Describe your microphone issue and provide any relevant details.
    • Follow the guidance provided by the Viber Support team.

By following these steps, you can troubleshoot and fix microphone issues in Viber on Windows, ensuring smooth and effective audio communication during calls and video chats.