Please add a feature to disable livestream audio / microphone


Please add a feature to disable livestream audio / microphone for privacy issues.

I am aware there is a way to disable audio while recording but would like to have a way to disable livestream audio when viewing via Alexa Echo show, Kindle, etc.


Audio On/Off Switch on Wyze Cam 2?
Microphone location
Always being listened to
How to disable sound?
Camera sharing

I wasn’t aware there isn’t a way to turn off the audio when viewing on Alexa devices.



Volume of device as a work around?



Why doesn’t the Wyze Cam 2 have an ON/OFF audio switch right on the camera? I want to put my camera in my office, point it towards the window looking outside, and share access with other people. Even if I turn off audio recording via the App, they can still listen in on my conversations whenever they want. How does this make any sense whatsoever? What a terrible design flaw. You know it’s bad when the only solution is apparently ripping out the microphone physically, like this guy suggests:

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This topic also applies to disabling audio transmission for shared users. There is another #roadmap topic related to all shared user permissions that you may want to hop over and vote for:



Loki, why did you merge my post with this thread? Completely unrelated.



It would be nice for security purposes to be able to disable the microphone entirely, ideally in hardware with a switch or accessible jumper, or even in software with a separate p/w or better, remain disabled until camera reset. Could prevent “Nest-like” bad PR.



Own four Wyze v2 cameras. Totally awesome. But the one we use in our occupied house always has the microphone on. So our kids, with whom we share the feed for security purposes can ALWAYS hear what we are doing in our house. We have the sound off (the speaker icon has a line through it) but it makes no difference. The camera is aimed outside so we don’t need the sound at all. But how do I turn off the microphone so it stays off?



I ripped the microphone off the circuit board. Thanks for that link. There should be a physical switch on device. I have two cameras so far. One in a bedroom window watching the front door and driveway. No way I could use this location with a working microphone. Microphone needs to be the user’s choice.