Where is Dell XPS 15/13/12/11 Microphone Location? Here’s Defined and Fixed

Latest Laptop models in Dell XPS series comes with High definition microphone (Digital Audio) for the different purpose, Like Video Call, Audio/Voice Call, Audio Recording and Sometimes it works as a Sensor. So, the Users Doesn’t have to purchase External Headphone for Microphone or Speaker. Because Dell Laptop comes with a Microphone, Speaker, and Web Camera.

Here in this tutorial, you will find the Microphone location of Dell XPS laptop, Settings to Check it out Microphone is working or not, and Troubleshooting guide if Microphone is not working on your Laptop/ What, are the Alternate microphone options if Hardware issues for Microphone. Mostly All XPS models (XPS 11, XPS 13, XPS 17, XPS 12, XPS 15, Legacy XPS Models) come with Same Placed microphone locations.

Microphone Guide for DELL XPS

Where is the Microphone on Dell XPS 15/13 Laptop?

In the Latest Dell Laptop model in XPS Series,  Microphone is placed in Different places from the traditional location like the Upper frame of the screen. Now Microphone moved to Front Body near to Keyboard Bottom edge. So, we can see or use the Microphone when your laptop is closed. Might be in near future Dell can use this microphone location for security purposes. Here I show the picture with a microphone location for Two DELL XPS Series, DELL XPS 13, and Dell XPS 15.

  • Older XPS Series (11) Laptop Microphone Location is Above the Display Frame, Along with Camera.

DELL XPS 15

  • 2 Microphone at Front Edge of Laptop
  • 1 Microphone in Audio Jack with Speaker

    DELL XPS 15 Microphone location on Laptop

    DELL XPS 15 Microphone location on Laptop

DELL XSP 13

  • 4 Microphone at Front Edge of Laptop
  • 1 Microphone in Audio Jack with Speaker
    DELL XPS 13 Microphone location on Laptop

    DELL XPS 13 Microphone location on Laptop

     

Dell XPS 17 Microphone location

  • Two Microphones At Top Edge of the Screen
  • Another is with Audio jack.

    DELL XPS 17 Microphone Location

    DELL XPS 17 Microphone Location

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How to Test Microphone on DELL XPS Laptop

I guess your laptop installed windows 10, Other windows version users can also test the microphone, From the Microphone settings. So follow the below steps. These Below steps are essential to check when your DELL XPS microphone not working.

This is the microphone settings for DELL XPS Laptopn running on windows 10.

  1. From bottom Status Bar, Find the Audio icon.

    Audio settings on Laptop

    Audio settings on Laptop

  2. Right, Click on Audio > Open Sound Settings.

    Right Click on Audio and Go to Settings for microphone

    Right Click on Audio and Go to Settings for microphone

  3. Next, See the Input Section, Select the Microphone, and Test with Your Voice.

    Audio Input or microphone test on your Laptop from settings

    Audio Input or microphone test on your Laptop from settings

  4. That’s it.
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Microphone Audio Driver for DELL XPS 17/15/13/12/11, How to Download it

we highly recommend installing Laptop Driver on your Laptop from the official website, click on this Link, Select Your Dell Laptop Models > XPS > Select XPS Series >

Select your Dell laptop models

Select your Dell laptop models

Go to Drivers and Downloads Section, and Search your Driver like Audio Driver, Ethernet, Display, Quickset, BIOS, Network Drivers (WiFi/Bluetooth) > Click on the Download button then install on your computer.

Driver Download for Dell laptop

Driver Download for Dell laptop

If Driver is not Working?

  1. I recommended to Restart your Laptop and Try again.
  2. Contact your Tech Friend or Go to Service Center Nearby you. They will help to diagnose the hardware issues. if Your Dell laptop is Out of Warranty and Doesn’t want to spend penny then you can use alternate Microphone on your Dell laptop with Audio port. Read the Below help!
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Alternate Solutions for use Microphone on DELL XPS Laptop

Your Internal Microphone is not working after installing the audio driver on your system. Keep your Laptop updated with the latest windows version. Then, we can use Bluetooth Headphone or Wired USB or 3.5 mm audio jack headphone for Speaker and Microphone. See I am using mobile headphone in audio jack that has a microphone.

Use Microphone with Audio Jack on Laptop

Use Microphone with Audio Jack on Laptop

2. You can clean up all the Microphone slots using Blow your mouth air in the microphone hole. Keep in mind microphone ports are too much sensitive, you care about it. and Remove all the dust from the open-air Microphone speaker grill.

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