Corsair HS60 Pro Mic Not Working, How to Fix?

Corsair HS60 Pro is one of the best surrounding gaming headsets for gamers. The gaming headset comes with memory foam ear pads which give good comfort to the user. The quality of the ear pads is also good and makes them more comfortable for the gamers to wear for a long time. It has a custom-tuned 50mm neodymium audio driver and comes with a detachable noise-canceling unidirectional microphone which is very good for the users as they can use the headset according to their needs. It is one of the good headsets which is available at the price of $69.99.

But, now some of the users are reporting that they are facing the issue of Mic not working in their headset. This might be happening due to several reasons which we will talk about in the article. Therefore, read the full article to know how to fix it.

how to fix Corsair HS60 Pro Mic Not Working

Reasons For Mic Not Working on Corsair HS60 Pro

We list the possible reasons why the mic might not be working. So, check out the reasons below.

  • Wrong Microphone Settings
  • USB Port might not be working on your PC
  • Old Audio Drivers installed in your OC
  • Older Version of Windows

So, these are the most common problems through which you can face the issue of the Mic not working on your PC.

Steps To Fix Mic Not Working Issue

So, follow the steps mentioned below to fix the mic not working issue of the Corsair HS60 Pro.

Unplug And Reconnect The Corsair HS60 Pro

Make sure that you have plugged the headset properly. Because some user generally plugs the headset cable improperly and the USB Port is not able to detect the headset. Therefore, the Headset doesn’t function properly due to the loose connections.

So, unplug your headset and reconnect your headset properly and check whether the icon on your Windows has been changed or not. Now, again check whether the microphone is working or not.

If it does not work, you can also plug the headset into the other USB ports and double-check it.

Hardware Problems

Sometimes components of hardware stop working due to the user’s or device’s mistake. So, you have to ensure that all the components are working or not.

Therefore, you should connect the headset to check whether the Mic is working or not. If the problem persists, then try checking in the other PCs. So, if the problem has been solved after connecting to the other PC, then you have to check for USB Ports in your PC whether they are working correctly or not.

Check Microphone Settings

Many users change their audio settings for their own purpose or sometimes by mistake. So, make sure that all the Microphone Settings are correct and it is not creating any issue in not working Mic. To check it, follow the steps which are given below.

  • First of all, Press Windows + R key.
  • Type “Control Panel” in it and press Enter.
  • When the Control Panel opens, go to Hardware & Sound Category.
  • Now, choose Sound. 
  • Go to the Recording Tab.
  • Right Click on the empty area of the box.
  • Click on Show Disabled Devices.
  • After it, choose your headset, if available.
  • Right Click on it, and click on Enable.
  • Again, choose your headset
  • Right Click on it, and click on “Set As Default Device Option”.
  • Now, open the properties of the headset by right-clicking on it.
  • And, open the Levels tab, and make sure to increase the volume to 100%.
  • Click on OK Button, and again check whether the mic is working or not.

Audio Drivers

Sometimes, we forgot to update the Audio Driver. So, update your driver by going to its official website. And, after it, again check the Headset whether it is working correctly or not.

Allow Access To Your Headset Mic

In the Windows 10 or newer version, sometimes you have to give permission to your microphone. And, you can do these by following these simple steps.

  • Click on Start Button
  • Go To Settings
  • Click On Privacy & Security
  • Scroll down, and in the App Permission, look for the Microphone.
  • Click on it, and check whether you have given the Microphone Access or not.
  • Do the same for the apps that you are going to use.

Now, again check your Microphone whether it is working or not.

Update Your Windows

Make sure you have updated to the latest windows and updated your all drivers. In some cases, not updating Windows can also cause problems in facing this type of issue. So, update your Windows on time to avoid this type of problem.

Contact Customer Support

If the problem is not fixed after doing all the above-mentioned steps then you have to visit the Service Center to fix your headset. There might be some internal hardware issue in the headset which is preventing the headset from working on the mic.


In the guide of How To Fix Corsair HS60 Pro Mic Not Working. We have tried to explain all the possible reasons for not working with Mic. And, we have also listed the solution through which you can resolve it. If there is any other way through which you have fixed your Corsair HS60 Pro gaming headset, then do share it with us in the comment section.

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