It's more important than ever to know how your privacy is being protected and how your data is being used. With this feature, you'll have greater visibility into how and when apps are using your microphone.
Find Recording Indicator
Click Control Center in the upper righthand corner in the menu bar
If an orange dot is next to the Control Center icon, this indicates that your microphone is in use
Apps currently using your microphone will appear at the top of Control Center above Focus