Microphone volume automatically adjusting.
Unlike other VOIP systems like Skype, Hangouts does NOT have an easily accessible configuration menu to turn such useless auto adjustments off.
Check your windows settings
You can also try another Chrome version (Beta or Canary)
From Chrome, close all tabs and then open the extensions: chrome://extensions/
Remove the Hangouts extension (Trash can icon)
Disable all other extensions.
Clear Chrome Cached Content, and "cookies" from chrome://settings/clearBrowserData
Cookies and other site data
Cached images and files
Hosted app data
Now restart Chrome, and sign into your account.
Go to hangouts.google.com, and test.
fail or pass, reinstall the Hangouts extension and retest.
If you are lucky and have no issues with the microphone, then enable the other extensions one at a time in case on of those are causing issues.
If this still fails, and you are on the latest Chrome Stable then try Chrome Beta or Canary, just in case there is an issue with Chrome that is resolved in a newer release.
- Open Chrome.
- At the top right, click More .
- Click Help Report an issue.
- Add details, including steps to help us recreate the issue you're experiencing.
- Check the boxes if you want to include more information in your report, like a web address, your email address, or a screenshot.
- To submit the report, click Send feedback.
Development teams will investigate your report and use the information you provide to improve Google Chrome and Hangouts. The more unique feedback they get the higher priority is assigned to an issue.
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