Please remove the "Your microphone is muted" pop up or allow the user to turn it off in preferences.
Please allow the user to turn off the "Your microphone is muted" pop up. When using a microphone with a hardware mute button, constantly having to close that dialog is completely unnecessary, and it covers up participants' video.
I can't believe they still didn't manage to listen to their users since July, 2018!
Spread the message that this nag needs to go.
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The product manager should actually recognise that there are two use cases here:
- one is the meeting attendees who's mic are muted because of their choice or because they started that way (large meetings).
In this case raising the notification when the mic detects audio would be useful in case the user is actually trying to intervene and that is the behaviour being implemented
- the other use case would be that of somebody watching a presentation or an intervention by others and keeping the mic on mute for obvious privacy reasons.
In this case having the alert pop up continuously is very annoying as it covers the screen.
A good way to solve both would just to allow for the "You're on mute" alert to be "closed for good" or "muted" so that it stays disabled for the entire duration of that meeting.
I suspect that some sort of adaptive behaviour must have been implemented because now after a few times the popup stops appearing
Apart from really wishing I could permanently disable this feature, I also think this is pretty useless, since most people in the meeting will tell you as soon as you start talking while muted often before the warning even appears. When you're not talking, they won't tell you, and therefore you would not want the warning to pop up.
Ralf-Martin Tauer commented
Either replace this dialogue by a small notification in the top bar or enable "babyproof" features in the settings allowing to suppress it once for all.
in response to you they've only made it bigger
Angus Wong commented
work around, turn off the mic on the laptop level, instead of at Team
I dont know how but it seems like there was some kind of update recently and the message is even bigger then it used to be. Please give us the possibility to turn it off, its really annoying, it keeps poppin up while i type or drink.
Deilson Peres commented
Its not that much of work to simply stop calling some function that draws the message... come on, this is from 2018
Nick Weatherbee commented
This is terrible for trying to record conferences. It pops up and blocks slides and ruins the end video! This needs to be removed ASAP or at least give us a check box to un-select and remove it.
Super annoying when you are watching a presentation and this is popping up every couple of seconds. It really needs to be an option to switch off or allow the user to select a less obtrusive banner. Just highlight the mute icon or something. Developers seriously need to have a standard where any new UI feature introduced must be configurable.
the new version just made it even worse and bigger
Im trying to talk to my mom and a huge pop up appears every 3 seconds
Sissie P. commented
new version made it even bigger,,,,,
In the latest version 1.3.00.30866, the area coverered by the dialog is even bigger! No improvement. We are moving backward...
Please allow user to turn off audio message "You are now muted, to unmuted use *6" & "You are unmuted". These messages interrupt the person joining the conversation, either in the middle of their comment or cause you to miss a large portion off what is being said.
A nice small unobtrusive banner would work great!
Outrageously ridiculous option created by a foolish bunch of dropout, careless developers. Does more harm than good.
Joel P commented
I use a software solution (https://mizage.com/shush/) where I am muted except for when I hold down the Fn button (Mac) to speak. It's incredibly annoying to have this popup appear literally every time I'm done talking. This should be configurable to disable (e.g. a checkbox "don't show this again" on the warning), or at least moved to the periphery of the screen so it doesn't block the content.
Would be good to be able to toggle this notification on/off in the settings
I wonder how many more votes before the Microsoft team can update/improve with this feature?
YOUR MICROPHONE IS MUTED commented
How hard is it to remove this? It is intrusive and annoying, I can't concentrate on my meetings at all. Seriously irritating, and one of the main reasons Zoom is a preference among my colleagues. I am in a meeting right now and can't follow because I have to google this stupid built-in problem. Stop it.