Change your microphone or speakers

To make and receive Google Voice calls, use your built-in microphone and speakers or connect external audio devices, such as headsets. Change audio devices before or during a call. If you use a headset for incoming calls on your computer, you can also choose a second device to ring. Then you can hear calls even when you take off your headset.

Supported audio devices

USB, Bluetooth, and built-in microphone and speakers.

Choose the device to use for calls

  1. On your computer, go to voice.google.com.
  2. At the top right, click Headset "".
  3. Choose the setting you want to change.

Microphone

  • Next to Microphone, click the Down arrow "" and select the microphone.
    The list shows devices connected to your computer.
  • To test the microphone, start talking. The No audio "" changes to Audio "" and indicates the volume of sound produced.

Ringing

  • Next to Ringing, click the Down arrow "" and select the device you want to ring.
    The list shows devices connected to your computer.
  • To test the ringing, click Test.

Speakers

  • Next to Speakers, click the Down arrow "" and select the speakers.
    The list shows devices connected to your computer.
  • To test the speakers, click Test.

Certified headsets and speakerphones

Google has partnered with the manufacturers to test and certify these headsets and speakerphones for Google Voice. You can trust certified devices to offer the best overall experience.

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