No sound recording!

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    My ipad2 doesnt record sound! Instead i hear bad noise after playing the recording! Need help please! Ppl i call from my ipad cnt hear to what im saying either! :(
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    The microphone is at the top of the iPad when held in portrait mode, it's that tiny slit on the top. How are you holding your iPad when recording? Can people hear you at all or is it garbled?

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    2 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
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    Same problem

    My iPad seems to have the exact same problem. Only static heard after recording a video. Please help me out if you've managed to deal with it and no, rebooting or resetting did not help.:(
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    I have the same problem. Plugging in an external microphone doesn't help either.
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    If you are suffering from poor recording ability, including Skype calls, it's worth trying to clear any débris that may be blocking the microphone port at the top of the iPad.

    Using the crevice tool of a vacuum cleaner, maintaining as tight a seal as you can, give a couple of minutes of suction and see if it clears the problem.

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