To plug your headphones in Skype, you must first deal with the findings at the end. If it's earbuds with microphone, at the end you can see the two plugs (usually, one green, one red). In this case, they need to stick to the same colors of the jacks of the sound card that is usually located at the rear of the system unit from the bottom. The most common color output for headphones – green, and red for the microphone, but it's not a rule. Successfully completing this stage, go into Skype.
Hardly headphones and microphone will earn immediately. You need to work in the settings menu of the program to achieve the final result. To do this, go to the tab "Tools" then "Settings" and finally "audio Settings". You will see a menu with sound settings. For microphone settings in the drop-down list on the right choose the desired brand of device that you have connected. Later in the section "Speakers" choose your headphones. If this happens, you can easily communicate.
It often happens that in the drop down list none of the devices you would like to use during a conversation. This has its own problems. The main problem is that the connected equipment will the computer just not found the drivers. The most common and convenient driver for the audio system including headphone, is Realtek HD. It is available for free on the Internet. You should install this software and already using its interface to define all the desired sound devices. Another problem often pop up when you connect headphones, it is your operating system. So before you download the Skype look carefully if it is suitable for your system. If Skype is not suitable for your system, no drivers for headphones will not save the situation, while the computer does not appear adapted Skype.
Finally, there is a program Skype Sound Test Service " in your contact list. With it you can check the quality of work headphones and audio systems in General.
Of headset choose people who love Internet voice-communication, or the gamers who play team games. For required Skype headset with microphone. The rest is already selected according to your taste. It can be open headphones, closed type wireless headphones, USB headphones.
In laptops, for example, has a built-in microphone. But you need to take into account the fact that the other person will hear you better when you have the microphone will be placed near your mouth. So think about buying a special headphone with a microphone. To check whether the headphones work for Skype, you can open any media file.
Advice 2: How to connect headphones and microphone to computer for Skype
Connection equipment for communication often causes a lot of questions from computer users. The main problem may be in the computerand software, and often even in the headphones with MIC. Troubleshooting there are several.
Determine the location of the connectors of the sound card on your computer. They are usually located at the back of the system unit. If you have a laptop or netbook, the connectors are usually on the left and on the front side of the housing.
Could also be that you have not one, but two or more sound cards (one of them can be built into the motherboard). In this case, install the driver from the manufacturers ' websites for both.
Make sure that the device is working correctly. To do this, you must do the following. Plug in your headphones and microphone to the green and pink connectors on the sound card, respectively. If they are not color-coded, look next to the appropriate indicator.
Check the condition of microphone and headphones using the menu control panel, "Audio device". In the window that opens, click the tab "Speech" and adjust the sound volume.
Download Skype. To do this, go to the official website of the application http://www.skype.com/intl/ru/get-skype/on-your-computer/windows/. It is best to not download such programs from third-party resources, as the frequent cases of fraud. For registration in the system is not required to send a paid SMS or any other form of payment.
Install the program. If necessary, make a test call to a special test service, the contact will be in your list on first run. If necessary, adjust the volume settings for the program using the menu system configuration.
If you have any problem make sure you have enabled sound in the device, but in Windows. To do this, double-click on the icon for the sound settings on the quick access programs running in the background, and adjust the settings.
If you experience problems with the Skype software, refer to the support.
Advice 3: How to connect headphones
Headphones Genius that go along with the MIC, is no more difficult than connecting these devices to the computer separately. The key thing here is not to confuse one with the other connector.
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Make sure that your sound card has the necessary driver. If you have a regular computer, turn the system unit and locate the connectors of the sound card. There may be two, three or even more 5 - it all depends on its type. You need green and pink.
Also note on the side wall of the housing and its front panel – a modern computer model output sockets for headphones so you don't have to turn the system unit when connecting devices. Many keyboards and monitors can also serve as transitional devices for headphones and microphones.
Connect the microphone cable to the connector on the computer with the corresponding pictogram, plug from the headphones into the connector next. Follow the color scheme of the connection or pay attention to labels and icons, they must match. Usually the connector for a microphone is to the right, however, it may depend on the model of sound card of your computer.
If you have a laptop, look on the front panel of the housing connectors of the sound card. They can also be on the right and left sides of the device. Also, be color scheme, and follow the steps in legend of pictograms and inscriptions, do not forget about the necessity of installing a device driver.
In menu "control Panel" to navigate to settings, sounds and audio devices, change them according to your desire and make sure they are correct, for example, making a trial in the special application service "Skype" and so on. If the device does not work, check the volume on the sound card in the notification area, adjust volume level of the program and a special switch on the wires headphone Genius, which happens in some models.
Pay attention to the icon when connected.