Adjust sound recording settings for Bluetooth headset on Windows 10

Modified on Sun, 19 Jun 2022 at 12:08 PM

Turn on your Bluetooth headset > Right click the sound iconon desktop > Click Open Sound settings. Under Input, You should see your input device in the dropdown menu. Select your Bluetooth Microphone from dropdown.

*Bluetooth Microphone not showing in the dropdown menu? Right click the sound icon on desktop > Click Open Sound settings > Scroll down the page and click Bluetooth and other devices > Click Add Bluetooth or other device and follow instructions to add your bluetooth headset. Now you should see Bluetooth Microphone option from dropdown.

Next, click Device properties under Input.



Click Additional device properties.

Click Levels > Drag Microphone slider to 100.



Important: make sure microphone is NOT muted

Picture below shows the microphone is muted. Un-mute by clicking the icon .


Click Listen > Uncheck Listen to this device



Click OK. Your adjustment is complete! 

Lastly, click the attachment below to listen to a 6-second audio and get a sense of what good quality recording sounds like. Important: a few Bluetooth headsets are NOT optimized for recording and you can hear loud background noise of static and surrounding noises during video playback. If this happens, please switch to a headset with jack or USB headset.

You are all set! Put on your bluetooth headset and launch PitchVantage.

Sound recording settings different from what's shown in this article? We apologize for the inconvenience. Please contact us immediately and we will help you figure out the optimal setting.

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