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How to turn off Facebook’s Microphone

Facebook logos are pictured on the screens of a smartphone (R), and a laptop computer, in central London on November 21, 2016. Facebook on Monday became the latest US tech giant to announce new investment in Britain with hundreds of extra jobs but hinted its success depended on skilled migration after Britain leaves the European Union. The premier social network underlined London's status as a global technology hub at a British company bosses' summit where Prime Minister Theresa May sought to allay business concerns about Brexit. / AFP / Justin TALLIS (Photo credit: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

How to turn off the Facebook Microphone

On iPhone (iOS 9)

  1. Go to the Settings app.
  2. Scroll down to Facebook, tap it.
  3. Tap “Settings”
  4. Turn off the slider for Microphone (slider should be grey instead of green)
  1. Android (Marshmallow)
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Swipe over to “Personal”
  4. Tap “Privacy and safety”
  5. Tap “App permissions”
  6. Tap “Microphone”
  7. Find Facebook, and turn the slider to OFF.

Older Verison iOS Device

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Select Privacy.
  3. Then select Microphone.
  4. Make sure SWRemote is set to on, which is represented by the color green.