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How to ask for access for Microphone on Hololens 1?
I am working on getting voice recognition to work using the Hololens 1, but I'm currently using the emulator. However, when i load my program in DirectX the program silently works but doesn't pick up voice because when I first load the program in the emulator it doesn't have access to the microphone. I have tried running my code on an actual Hololens 1 and on both Hololens 1 and 2 emulators. Also, the code is written in c++/cx and I have the microphone capability enabled.
To do some testing i used the Hololens 2 emulator and this for some reason asks "Do you want to all program access to microphone?" Why does the Hololens 1 not give this same statement if they are the same code?
Also, how do I ask for permission to use the microphone for the Hololens 1?
Thank you for your time,