My external mic/interface doesn't show up on Chromebook

When you connect an external mic or interface to your Chromebook, it doesn't show up as a unique device in the Sound setup, which might be a bit confusing. If you have connected a USB mic for instance, it will take priority over the built-in mic, but it will show up as "Standard" in the Sound setup. If you can't seem to get your external mic or interface to work, make sure you are not using headphones with a built-in mic, because then they will take priority over your external mic or interface! If this happens, just switched to a pair of normal headphones without built-in mic and it will work :)

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