Mic not working (only in speakerphone mode)

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trizzv

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Jan 25, 2013
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Has anyone else has this problem? For some reason my mic isn't working unless I toggle on speakerphone. It doesn't seem to be kernel related since I flashed two different kernels. Anyone else have this problem?
 

xunholyx

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Dec 3, 2012
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Try cleaning out your mic hole. It's just to the inside of the right hand speaker on the bottom of your phone. Use a toothbrush to clean out debris.
I had something similar happen with my old HTC M8 a few years ago. It ended up being the Ghost Armor aplication I got. They sprayed some type of adhesive (<---?) or something similar to get the screen protector to stick. Whatever it was they sprayed got into my mic hole and plugged it up.