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Hi I have a problem with getting sound on skype.I have a webcam with a built in microphone.When it is all set up and we can see and hear who we are talking to they cannot hear us.Clicking enable microphone does not work!!

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Do what Ginko said below.

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You need to check on Skype setting thqat you are enabling the webcam mic , and not using the system one.

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Hi the microphone on the webcam probably isn't working or its turned off or volume is muted / low. I would suggest you get a 2-5 usd cheap mic from a local store and plug it into your sound card mic plug. Problem solved.

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Check in sky pe settings that microphone is not mute at your side.also check that your microphone working perfactly.also check volume level.

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