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  1. Plug your USB headset into your computer and make sure that the headset itself is not set to mute if it has that option.
  2. Open System Preferences and click the Sound icon to open your sound options.

  3. Click the Input tab.

  4. Be sure to choose your USB microphone.
  5. Mic Chosen

  6. You can adjust the volume slider as necessary. When you speak into the microphone while this window is open, the input level meter should reach past the halfway point as you speak.
  7. Volume

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