Adjust sound recording settings for Bluetooth headset on Windows 7&8

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

Turn on your Bluetooth headset > Right click the sound icon on desktop> Click Recording devices.

  • If you see a Bluetooth Microphone, go down to the next step. 
  • If your Bluetooth microphone is disabled or you don't see it, right click within the empty space > Select Show Disabled Devices > Right click the disabled Bluetooth Microphone > Click Enable


Is your Bluetooth microphone the Default Device?

  • If yes, you should see a check markon the Bluetooth microphone's icon. Then go down to the next step. 
  • If no, right click the Bluetooth Microphone > Select Set as Default Device

Next, double click your Bluetooth Microphone. 


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: some 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 and we will help you figure out the optimal setting!

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