Mute mic with one button?

brn2rnjk1

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Feb 24, 2008
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Can anyone recommend an app that would be a hotkey or equivalent for muting the mic. When I reboot the mac, the mic is on no matter what I do, so have to remember to go into system pref and turn the volume off.

Thanks!
 

Evaldas

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Aug 1, 2019
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You only need system’s Automator app.

1. Create a Quick Action workflow
2. Set “Workflow receives current” option to “no input”
3. Add “Run Shell Script” action
4. Paste: osascript -e "set volume input volume 0"
5. Save this Quick Action and set a global shortcut you want in  > System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Services

Done. ;)

P. S. Create Application instead of Quick Action if you want to add it in Users & Groups > Current User > Login Items.
 

brn2rnjk1

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So I know this is some sort of script? But not sure how to do it. I assume it uses Automator?
 

Evaldas

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Aug 1, 2019
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So I know this is some sort of script? But not sure how to do it. I assume it uses Automator?
Here's some samples for you.

Just double-click on a sample and set a global shortcut you want. (Also, you can execute these Quick Actions manually from the Services menu of the top bar.)

To modify the sample just open it with Automator.
 

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