How to record your voice (Microphone Problem)

How to record your voice in Windows Vista/7/8/10

To record your voice, select a microphone as the secondary sound device and check the "Two Sound Mixing" option in Bandicam, and then set the microphone as the default recording device in Windows.

1. Record your voice with the "Two Sound Mixing" option.

1) Choose "(Default Sound Device)" as the primary sound device and select "your microphone" as the secondary sound device, and then check the "Two Sound Mixing" option.

Bandicam - with Two Sound Mixing


2) Set your 'Microphone' as the default recording device and uncheck "Listen to this device".

Recording devices, microphone settings, mic, uncheck


3) If access to the microphone is disabled in Windows 10, go to Start > Settings > Privacy > Microphone, and check the Allow apps to access your microphone option.

Other tips)

  • If you have a problem with a "Laptop's built-in microphone", please use a USB microphone.
  • If you want to use "Smartphone Earphones", please use a 4 pole to 3 pole adapter.
    4 pole to 3 pole adapter
  • If you uncheck the "Two Sound Mixing" option, please visit this page.
  • If you still can't record the microphone sound, you need to reinstall the sound card driver.
  • If you continue having the problem, please record your Bandicam and Windows sound settings, and then send the video file with your microphone model to bandicam@bandicam.com.

2. Record your voice without the "Two Sound Mixing" option.

1) Choose "(Default Sound Device)" as the primary sound device, and disable the secondary sound device.

Bandicam - without Two Sound Mixing


2) Set your 'Microphone' as the default recording device and check "Listen to this device".

Recording devices, microphone settings, mic, check


3) If access to the microphone is disabled in Windows 10, go to Start > Settings > Privacy > Microphone, and check the Allow apps to access your microphone option.


How to record your voice in Windows XP

To record your voice, you have to enable "Microphone" in Volume Control.

1) Start Bandicam, and click the "Settings" button under the Video tab.

  • Primary Sound Device: Select "Primary Sound Capture Driver"
  • Secondary Sound Device: Select "Microphone"
  • Check the "Two Sound Mixing" option

How to record microphone, windows xp


2) Select 'Open volume control' in the system tray, and select 'Properties' from the 'Volume control' window.

Open Volume Control - Properties


3) Select the "Recording" option, and check the "Microphone" option, and then check the "Select" check-box (or uncheck the "Mute" check-box) of the Microphone tab.

Recording Control - Microphone


4) If you still have the microphone recording problem, select the "Playback" option, and check the "Microphone" option, and then check the "Select" check-box (or uncheck the "Mute" check-box) of the Microphone tab.

Playback control- Microphone

If you continue having the problem, please record your Bandicam and Windows sound settings, and then send the video file with your microphone model to bandicam@bandicam.com.


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