In your Mac internal mic is stored but it’s not good. You can also buy an external USB mic from the online store.
Let’s us discuss how you can use the iPhone as wireless microphone for mac:
USE IPHONE AS EXTERNAL MIC INPUT IN MacBook:-
- On your iPhone when you have downloaded the microphone live app, join your iPhone and MacBook through the lightning to USB cable. Putting your iPhone on a tripod to make the best use of the microphones placed at the bottom.
- By pressing “Cmd + N” open a new finder window. Select on ‘Applications’ in the favorites option.
- There are so many options you will see. Search for the utility folder.
- Then search for “Audio MIDI Setup”. This set- up manages the audio and media devices.
- A new window will open. Search for your iPhone device name on the left-hand side of the window. Tap on “Enable” option. Then your iPhone resembles as an audio input device on your MacBook.
- Now for open Microphone lite app, go back to your menu. At the bottom of the screen, you will find the input and output device. The app presents the input device as iPhone Bottom Mic. But in some devices, you’ll see that when you enable the device on your Mac, the audio input changes to Front iPhone Mic.
- A new window will open. You will see the output device menu on the bottom of the app. Click on the “Dock Connector” option.
- On your launchpad or spotlight open “system preferences” option and search for “sounds” option.
- Now you will see that your iPhone is now accessible as an input device for your Mac. Select your iPhone device and you are ready to go.
- If you want to use Audacity to record audio, in the drop-down menu you can now see iPhone in the input device.
- Now open the microphone lite app if it is not open already and to activate iPhone mic then press the power button.
- And at last tapped the record button on Audacity and start recording audio on your Mac from your iPhone’s mic.