1.    06 Nov 2015 #1
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Posts : 70
    Windows 10

    HP dv7 laptop- any way to use webcam mic for cortana ?

    Don't use her very often yet. Mostly ok desktop since I have a gaming headset. Don't want to use it on laptop though. Haven't been able to get it to work with webcam mic. Is it even possible ?
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  2.    07 Nov 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 8,700
    Windows 10 Pro

    You can use any microphone present in the system, Cortana listens the default recording device.

    Right click the Speakers icon in Notification area, select Recording devices:

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    Right click the microphone you want to use, set it as the default device:

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