If you're having a problem with noise or echoing in your stream while you're live, you'll want to make sure that you aren't running two audio/microphone devices at the same time!

Webcams often have their own microphone that activates once you turn it on!

In order to check if you have multiple microphones/audio devices running, check out the image below to expand audio sources:

Expanding audio sources.

Once you do, you'll be able to see two audio sources running at once!

How to tell if you're running two audio streams.

To fix that, head to File > Settings > Audio to set a single Mic/Auxiliary Audio Device.

Make sure to have your specific device set.

Once you've fixed it, in your mixer in OBS, you should only have one audio stream!

Single audio source in the OBS mixer.

What are the recommended settings for OBS?

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