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Trying to use 3.5mm to 3.5mm cable to listen to ps4 through laptop

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  • Laptops
  • Playstation 4
  • Cable
  • Devices
  • Monitors
Last response: in Laptop Tech Support
March 20, 2017 2:55:41 PM

I play my PS4 on a monitor and a tried to use a 3.55m to 3.55m cable to plug into the monitor and the laptops audio jack so I can use Listen to Device on my laptop to listen to my PS4 through the laptop. However, the laptop recognises the cable as an audio device and I don't get a microphone device to show up in my devices. How can I get the laptop to recognise the cable as a "mic" so i can listen to it.

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March 20, 2017 9:03:47 PM

Are you sure the 3.5mm port you are plugging it into on the laptop is actually a microphone one? or an dual, input/output, one?

Quite a few newer laptops have a single, output only (headphones/speakers only) 3.5mm port. If that is the case on your machine, then it will never recognize the cord as a mic.
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