There are many applications like skype, google talk etc. in our apple devices like iPhone, iPad which needs access to our apple device features like camera, microphone, location services etc. Here are the steps on-
How to manage iPhone microphone privacy option?
- Go to settings.
Tap on Privacy under settings option
Under the privacy option, you will see different features of your apple device like location services, camera etc. which are accessed by different applications.
Tap on an iOS feature (here tap on microphone)
As you can see above, Skype is allowed to access my device microphone. so Turn it off here, if you want Skype not to access your microphone. Next time, when you will launch skype, It will automatically ask if you allow skype to access your microphone and you can grant the access that time.