9 Ways to Fix Microphone Not Working Clubhouse App in 2022 [Drop-in Audio]

Last Updated on Jan 20, 2022

While writing this article, a new user cannot just sign up to Clubhouse App with an existing user invite. Ask your friend or colleague to send you an invite and then Sign Up. You might have heard that Clubhouse is only an audio-based social media app, not a chat or anywhere. Conclusively, without Microphone, the Clubhouse won’t work at all. You can create the Rooms in Clubhouse and listen to the open conversations of the room you’re part of; moreover, For Android phones, The Clubhouse App is not yet released.

Wondering how to fix the Microphone not working on Clubhouse, few workarounds could relieve the microphone issue of Clubhouse. Here’s what you can try right now.

Important note!

A microphone icon is in the room only showing, when you are a Room Creator [Moderator, and Speaker as First Person]. If you are a listener and want to say something in the room, then Allow Permission to participate in the room as a speaker. By, Raise hand, so Moderatore of a room invites you as a speaker after joining as a speaker, you can see the microphone icon at the bottom corner and Start speaking in the room. and mute and unmute yourself on the Clubhouse app.

Fix Clubhouse Microphone Not Working

Force Close App

You are starting the troubleshooting by force closing the Clubhouse app. Please force close all the applications, including the Clubhouse, Might be your iPhone microphone is used by other apps running in the backgroud. Plus, it would be best if you always closed all the apps from the background once a day to keep the device smooth and fast.

Force Close Background App on iPhone [No Home Button iPhone X or Later]
Force Close Background App on iPhone [No Home Button iPhone X or Later]

iPhone with Home button and iPhone without Home button has different methods to force close the app. Double-press the home button and swipe up the apps to force close them. Plus, use the gestures to launch App Switcher on iPhone without a home button and quit the apps.

Check Privacy Settings for Microphone

Without granting permission to Clubhouse App from iPhone, there is no way the app can access the Microphone. These settings are stored in the Privacy section of the Settings app on the iPhone. Follow the Below steps for Quickly Enable or Disable Microphone for Clubhouse App.

  1. Go to the Settings app on iPhone.
  2. Please scroll down to the Privacy and tap on it.Privacy Settings for Clubhouse Microphone
  3. Find the Clubhouse App and make sure microphone permission is enabled for it.Enable Microphone for Clubhouse app on Phone
  4. if the Settings are grayed out then follow the other restrictions and manage it easily on your iOS Device.

Check Screen Time Restrictions for Clubhouse App

If the Privacy Settings for Clubhouse App is correctly set, then verify the Settings app’s screen time restrictions on iPhone. Apple introduced Screen Time restrictions to block the apps.

  1. Open the Settings app on iPhone.
  2. Tap Screen Time.
  3. Tap Content & Privacy Restrictions.Screen Time Restrictions for Clubhouse App
  4. Select Microphone.
  5. Set Allow Changes to On.Enable Microphone access to Clubhouse app
  6. And from the list of Apps toggle on Clubhouse App. if you can’t see Restriction settings over here, then first create a Private room In Clubhouse App and Allow Microphone access to Clubhouse App.Allow Permission to access microphone to Clubhouse
  7. That’s it.

If it doesn’t work, completely turn off the Screen Time for all the apps.


Also, Try After Delete and Re-install Clubhouse App on iPhone. then login again with your Phone number and Allow Microphone permission as you set it up on the screen.

Restart your Phone

This time we’re not forced to close the app but force reboot the device. To clear the processor and system of the iPhone, here’s how to do it. Depending on the device, follow the steps and restart the device.

iPhone 8 or later, press and quickly release the Volume Up button, press and quickly release the Volume Down button and then press and hold the Side button until the Apple logo appears.

For iPhone 7, 7Plus, press and hold the Volume down button and Side button until the Apple logo shows up.

For iPhone 6S, 6SPlus, or earlier, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and Home button until the Apple logo displays.

Try Using Mic on Other App

There are plenty of apps installed on the iPhone that needs a Microphone, like Phone App, WhatsApp, Facebook, Voice Memos, Snapchat, etc. All of these apps use a Microphone to record your voice, and that’s why I’m asking you to try using Mic on any other app; if the Mic is not working with other apps, too, there might be a problem with the Microphone of the iPhone. You might need Apple’s assistance to get rid of it.

Try Mic in Voice Memos App

Voice Memos is the best option to check the functionality of a Microphone. Launch the Voice Memos app on iPhone and tap on the Record button; say in a loud voice, the Mic should capture your voice.

External Microphone Doesn’t Work

This trick is really helpful when Sound is unclear during Clubhouse app in discussion.

Clubhouse App uses Agora API to facilitate Voice Calling. That means your external Microphone might not support certain features, including the API. In that case, check the external Microphone’s compatibility and of course, update the device.

iPhone users can get a clear voice on Apple AirPods Pro, AirPods Max with Noise cancellation for removing background noise.

Contact App Developer

Sent an E-mail to Developer, support@joinclubhouse.com and With Your Username, Phone Number and Registered Email, Error screen for the exact idea.

Also Find alternate options to Clubhouse Help center.

HowtoiSolve Staff

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: jaysukh.pharma@gmail.com [OR] admin@howtoisolve.com

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