How To Fix Mic Not Working On Samsung S24, S24+, S24 Ultra

Fix Microphone Not Working Issue On Samsung S24, S24 Plus, Or S24 Ultra

Is your Galaxy S24 phone’s microphone not working properly and it breaks voice calling, and video recording, and disturbs many other functions that depend on the device’s microphone?

If yes then there are few things that you need to check and follow some solutions to fix the mic not working on Samsung S24/S24 Plus/S24 Ultra.

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Before you move to the nearest service center to fix the microphone issue you should first try the below listed methods to solve the problem.

Fix 1: Check Update For Samsung S24 (Plus) (Ultra)

Before you follow any steps to fix the microphone or speaker not working issue, you should first check that your Samsung S24 series phone is updated to its latest version.

Below, learn how to update your Samsung phone:

  • Open the Settings app on your phone.
  • Then tap on Software update.
  • If you find the update then tap on Download and Install.
  • Now, follow the on-screen steps to complete the installation process.

Update Samsung S24, S24 Plus, Or S24 Ultra Software

Fix 2: Enable Microphone Access

If you have turned off your microphone for some reason and forgot to enable it then it is sure that you will face this issue and to solve it you need to turn on Microphone access.

Here are the steps to enable microphone access:

  • Swipe up from the One UI home screen and look for the Settings app and open it.
  • Next, go to Privacy.
  • Now, under Controls and Alerts menu toggle off Microphone access feature.

Enable Microphone Access

After this, check microphone is working or not.

Fix 3: Clean Device Mic/Speaker

It might be also possible that your phone’s microphone gets stuck with dust particles and due to this it is not working.

If this is the case, then you need to clean it using a toothbrush. Don’t try to use compressed air as this can damage your phone’s internal parts together.

Fix 4: Look For Obstacles To Your Mic

If your microphone is clean then you need to check that your phone’s speaker is not covered by phone case.

If it is covering the mic or if the phone case is too tight then you should remove it.

Now, check the mic is working fine of not.

Fix 5: Check Microphone Permission For An App

If you are facing a speaker or mic not working issue with some specific apps then it you might have not allowed microphone permission for the specific app during app setup.

If this is the situation then you need to allow the permission for the app.

Below learn how to do the same:

  1. Find the problematic app and long tap on it.
  2. Open the App info menu and then go to Permissions.
  3. Choose the denied permissions and hit on Microphone.
  4. Next, hit on the radio button beside the Allow only while using the app and close the menu.

Check Microphone Permission for an App

Fix 6: Restart Your Device

You can restart your Samsung phone and then check whether the mic is working fine or not.

Here are the instructions to restart your device:

  1. Swipe down from the tap of your phone’s screen to open the “Quick Settings” menu.
  2. Then, tap on the “Power” icon and then hit on “Restart”.

Now, check whether the speaker is working fine or not. If not then follow the next solution.

Fix 7: Maximize The In-Call Volume

If you are unable to hear the person on the other end then set the volume to maximum.

You need to pay attention to one thing, the in-call volume can be adjusted only during a call. When you are on the Home screen then your ringtone volume will be adjusted.

Now, learn how to maximize the volume during a call:

  • Press the Volume Up button on the side of your phone to increase the sound.
  • Press the Volume Down button to decrease the sound.

Fix 8: Disable Wi-Fi Calling

The Wi-Fi calling feature uses your phone’s network connection to make a call. And if your Wi-Fi network connection is poor then it can affect the call quality including the call volume.

So, if you have enabled this setting then turn it off to solve the issue by following the below steps:

  • Open the Phone app on your Samsung phone.
  • Then tap on 3 vertical dots.
  • After this, hit on Settings.
  • Now, tap on “Wi-Fi Calling” and then tap the switch to turn it off.

Note: The Wi-Fi Calling feature may not be provided on all carriers or devices.

Fix 9: Boot Your Samsung Phone Into Safe Mode

Some installed apps can make your device to crash, freeze or even affect the camera functionality which can cause audio problems and affect the network connectivity.

The safe mode feature disables all the installed apps which helps you to determine if the microphone issue is caused by the  3rd party app or not.

So, simply boot your Samsung phone into safe mode. Now check whether the issue is solved or not. If it is solved then the problem is caused by the installed apps and to fix it you need to uninstall the recently installed apps.

Fix 10: Ensure “Mute all sounds” Is Off

If you can’t hear anything while you are on a call then it might be possible that “Mute all sounds” is turned on.

So, you need to disable it to solve the problem that you are facing right now.

  • Open the Settings app and go to Accessibility.
  • Then tap on “Hearing enhancements”.
  • Now, toggle on “Mute all sounds” feature to turn it off.

Fix 11: Reset All Settings

A wrong setting can also cause a microphone issue on your phone. So to fix it you can reset the settings of your Samsung 24 series handset.

Here learn how to reset all settings on Samsung Galaxy S24, S24+, or S24 Ultra:

  • Open the Settings app on your smartphone.
  • Then tap on General Management.
  • Next, hit on Reset.
  • Now, tap on Reset all settings and confirm it from the following screen.

Reset all settings on Samsung S24/S24+/S24 Ultra

Fix 12: Factory Reset Your Device

If you have tried all the above methods but still the mic not working on your Samsung Galaxy device then you should factory reset your phone.

Before you follow the steps to factory reset your phone make sure all data is backed up as this will erase them.

Below are the steps to factory reset your Samsung S24, S24+, or S24 Ultra:

  • Head to Settings > General Management.
  • Then tap on Reset.
  • Next, hit on Factory data reset.
  • Now, scroll down and tap on Reset.
  • At last, tap on Delete all.

Factory Data Reset Your Samsung S23 Phone

Wrap Up

A buggy microphone can lead to various types of issues whether you are recording a video, making a call, or posting a reel or video on a social media app.

But I hope after implementing the above-discussed solutions you will be able to fix the mic not working on Samsung S24, S24+, or S24 Ultra.

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