I plugged the 3.5mm jack into a USB-c adapter, and into the PC.
It is recognized as headphones, while my internal mic is recognized as the mic. How can I switch it so the plugged USB-c is recognized as the mic instead of headphones?
Here is what I have tried:
1- Updated the Lenovo ThinkPad p52 from the manufacturer’s website with auto-scan to the latest all
2- I have the latest windows update
3- Disabled fast startup
4- uninstalled and reinstalled everything under “sound,video and game controllers” and “audio…”
5- unplugged the 3.5mm jack mic from usb-c adapter and plugged to a splitter, and straight into the 3.5mm of the PC. Nothing changes, PC speaker becomes the PC, and internal mic stays as the mic.
6- Installed r2.81 which causes the following error when after I restart the PC. So I uninstall 2.81 and install r2.82 instead.
7 – Installed r 2.82 – back to square one. Here is what the Realtek folder looks like
8- This should have been the input device, but detected as output device
Some other screenshots
The only time it worked is when I plug the microphone jac into the HP Elite docking station jack, and then the USB-c of the docking station into the Lenovo usb-c. Then it recognizes it as a microphone.
How can I use the USB-C adapter or the lenovo built-in headset with the splitter to let the PC recognize its a microphone and not a headphone?