Fixing microphone issues for Samsung phones has become a bit of a tussle for the Samsung phone users. where the customers have complained about their voice hardly reaching the recipient. The microphone problem is not that you would expect but it has been found common on the Samsung Galaxy Notes and on the Samsung Galaxy S models. In some cases. the microphone works fine only when the phone is set on the Speaker mode or connected to a headset or Bluetooth. but has issues when having a normal call.
There are some tricks that can be used even at home without having the hassle of going to the shop to fix it.
See this guide if you are facing issues in microphone of Galaxy S7.
Here are some tricks on fixing microphone issues for Samsung phones:
Fixing Microphone Issues for Samsung Phones
I have compiled some methods that can help you in fixing microphone issues for Samsung devices. Try these on your phone if you have the same problem. Most probably, It will solve the issue, If the issue still persists. There might be a hardware problem. and you will have to get your phone replaced. Or you can claim warranty if its not over yet.
Clean the microphone holes beside the USB port gently with a thin sharp needle cleaning the debris inside the holes.
This method seems to be the most effective. Over a period of time the microphone holes tend to get filled with debris and dust which blocks microphone.
Phone icon on home screen>Keypad>Menu button>Settings>Call Settings>Additional Settings>Noise Reduction> Unchecked.
This method might not resolve the problem fully but will sure help in clearing the voice relatively because it suppresses the background noise from your side of the call.
Make sure your fingers aren’t covering the microphone.
Left handers are more prone to this issue. As left handers naturally hold the phone in a way in which their little finger covers the microphone.
Go into settings and check volume level>Check MIC using sound recorder>Restart your phone and check.
Factory Reset the phone.
Factory reset as the name states takes your phone to to its factory conditions. Most of the times it gets as smooth as a new smartphone. It is very much recommended to perform a factory reset once in a while, It erases all your memory and along with it all the malicious codes that hinder the performance of OS and this might even solve the microphone problem.
Note: Make sure you backup your data including messages and contacts before you perform factory reset, It is always recommended to keep your phone synced with Google cloud so that you never lose your data even if you lose your phone.
If all these methods fail to fix the problem then it is most likely that there is a fault in the phone. And needs to be taken for repair.
If you have any issue regarding above mentioned solutions for Fixing Microphone Issues For Samsung Phones, let us know in the comments. If any of these methods helped you out, do give us your feedback.
In the conclusion, I would like to say, if you know some other method that can be helpful in fixing microphone issues for Samsung phones. You can share with us and we will include them in this guide.