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General one M8 mic not working - weird ticking noise

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    Hi folks,

    I 'd like to know if anyone thinks this is hardware or software related.

    My mic randomly stopped working. When you make a call, the other person hears a digital ticking sound.

    This is where things get weird,

    -When you record a video, you get the same ticking sounds

    -If I dismantle the phone and remove the ribbon cable for the bottom speaker, the ticking noise is gone when I record a video. If I play a previously recorded video that made only ticking sounds there is suddenly an audio track

    - If I make a call with the lower speaker ribbon cable disconnected I still get only ticking sounds on the other end (yet I can record video perfectly)

    I have now replaced the bottom speaker. No improvement.

    - When my alarm goes off in the morning, all I get is a ticking sound

    - If I use the stopwatch or play music, I get audible normal sounds

    WTF.... so do you believe it is hardware or software related?

    I recently replaced the usb port. I'm unsure if this had anything to do with it.

    Thank you.
     

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The HTC One M8 is the Taiwanese company's flagship phone for the first half of 2014. It built on its predecessor with an upgraded 5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 801 processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, and an UltraPixel rear Duo Camera.
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