If Podbean is unable to detect your microphone in the live room, it may prevent you from starting the livestream. Here are some solutions to resolve this issue:

1. Refresh the Page

Refresh the page in your browser to see if that resolves the issue.


2. Check Permissions

Ensure Podbean has permission to access your microphone.

In Chrome, click the "View site information" icon in the address bar to check if Podbean has access.

3. Verify Sound Settings

Go to your device's sound settings and confirm that the input and output are set correctly.


4. Check Microphone Connection

If using an external microphone, ensure it is properly connected to your computer.


5. Update Browser

Make sure you are using the latest version of Chrome or Edge browser.


6. Try a Different Browser

If you're experiencing issues in Chrome, try using Edge or another browser.


7. Clear Cache and Cookies

Clear your browser's cache and cookies to eliminate any potential issues.


8. Restart Your Computer

A simple restart can often fix various issues.