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Microphone stopped working in my android phone.

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Hello everyone, my phone is a Xaomi Redmi Note 8 and a couple of weeks ago the microphone for both the regular and speaker phone stopped working. I did a factory reset and took apart the phone and cleaned it out and cleaned the mic out and the issue didn't go away. I ordered a new mic and received and installed it today and it's still not working.

If anyone may know of a solution or something I can try to fix it I would appreciate it.

Thanks.
 

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If it aint software or the physical mic, its gotta be the mainboard itself, with a fault or a dirty connector/damaged ribbon cable?

All you can do is clean the board and connector and try again, and then either send it off for repairs or buy a new phone.
 
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Il try to clean the mainboard to see if it helps. All the cables look fine. I didn't think the mainboard could have been the issue. Thanks for the reply.
 
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Before failing did you do any update? If that's the case you could also try a custom rom to see if it's a software problem (it's a bit tricky and will void your warranty, and there is a bit of a chance of bricking your device) and then roll back to a previous version
 
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Have you done a HARD resset?
 
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