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Lavalier Mic (3.5MM) ONLY for audio input, not output?

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I've been recording multi-participant videos on Zoom. My phone's camera gets better video quality than my computer and to compensate for the inferior audio, I bought a lavalier mic to plug into the headphone jack.

The only issue with this is that the phone understandably detects this as a pair of headphones with a microphone, not just as a microphone. So when the "headset" is selected, the mic is live but I can't hear what the other people are saying.

Is there any option/app that allows you to make separate choices for input/output?


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Feb 6, 2017
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