Disabling your Microphone

When you disable your microphone with VirtualShield, all other software on your computer will be prevented from accessing it.

This helps protect your system by automatically muting your microphone each time the volume level increases.

Disable Microphone

This feature is included with all of our Webcam Privacy plans. Currently only available in the Windows/Linux application(s). Coming soon to other devices.

Note: To disable a different audio device, first reset your default audio device from the Windows Recording Devices screen.
1
Open the VirtualShield Windows application.

2
Select the Privacy tab from the left-side pane.

3
Select the Disable Microphone option:

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