Learn how to troubleshoot common PlayStation™Network voice chat issues on PlayStation®5 consoles and PlayStation®4 consoles.
Go to Settings > Sound > Audio Output and select Output Device and select an audio output device to use.
You can also adjust what audio you hear through headphones by selecting Output to Headphones.
Your controller has a mic that you can use for voice chat and voice input. Press the mute button on your controller to mute and unmute your mic.
Press the PS button to go to the control center and select Game Base. Then, select your party from the list.
You can switch between party chat and game chat by selecting the drop-down menu on the voice chat card in the control center.
You can adjust the audio balance between voice chat and other audio on your console by selecting the slider on the voice chat card in the control center.
Go to Settings > Devices > Audio Devices > Output Devices.
If the microphone is working, the Input Volume bar will respond.
If the input volume meter does not respond, try a different headset or controller. If audio cannot be exchanged with a specific device, it is possible that the device has a problem.
If you lose connection, or the microphone icon flashes, during party voice chat, please try the following:
Make sure that the headset MIC switch is not set to the “OFF” side.
Please try reconnecting the device.
If you have another wireless controller, please try connecting the headset to another controller.
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