Questions tagged [voice-chat]

This tag is to be used when raising questions about voice communication, specifically questions about usage of Ventrilo, Team Speak, Mumble, Skype, or built in solutions such as voice communications on games consoles.

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People can hear me but I can't hear them

I was going to play Rainbow Six Siege with my brother but when I invited him to my party he could hear me but I couldn't hear him despite the party saying he was talking. We decided to get into a ...
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Why cant I hear voice chat in my headset?

I own a set of A10 headphones and the audio output works perfectly. The issue is actually with voice chat. For some reason when I plug in my headset there is no chat audio. I have searched all over my ...
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Headphones for ps4

I hope this is the right place to ask a question regarding ps4 headphones. I bought a ps4 pro and was wondering if regular heaphones are good for using in ps4 games or does it require special ps4 ...
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Is it possible to chat with more than 8 players in Battlefield 1 on the PS4?

We have an online gaming crew who regularly play co-op together on the Playstation 4. Playing Battlefield 1 we often field two squads/ 10 players - which is more than the limit of 8 players in PS4 ...
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Steam Voice Chat Problem - Sound Bar Moving, No Sound

I have a weird problem with voice chat in Steam that nobody else seems to have. I've read a lot of posts on Steam voice chat problems that start to sound like this one but end up being something else ...
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Is it possible to completely disable voice chat in-server?

I have some TF2 servers, but I don't want voice chat to be enabled in certain servers. For example one of the servers is an achievement server running the achievement_idle map and due to its nature, I ...
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Trouble with headset microphones on Xbox One in multiplayer

My boyfriend and I are trying to stream on Twitch using my Xbox One console. We're having trouble with the microphones on either of our headsets. Alone and on either of my two controllers, they work ...
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7 Days to Die volume changes causes my voice chat volume to also change, how do I fix this?

Issue When I am running a voice chat (Hangouts or Skype) with friends, as soon as I start 7 Days to Die the voice chat volume (what I hear) gets quiet. Attempted Solution I up'ed my speaker volume (...
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Using Apple EarPods (MFI) with Xbox One Headset Adapter

So I have some Apple EarPods, as well as some other nice MFI (Made For iPhone) headsets that I'd like to use with my Xbox One's headset adapter. Right now, I can get audio just fine, game and voice. ...
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Why does everyone sound like a robot in ps4 party chat

I logged on today and joined my friend's PS4 party, and everyone sounded like a robot with my headset on and with it off. I don't know what to do. I've turned the system off, I've unplugged and ...
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Is there a 'push to talk' button on gamepad for GTA Online?

Is there a push-to-talk button for voicechat on gamepad in the PC port of GTA Online? If not, is there a way to map the Xbox contoller scheme for this? (I am using PS3 controller and SCP Server.) ...
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Do chat wheel messages and map pings still appear from muted players?

Sadly, sometimes I have to mute and report players who are being abusive. I know that muting a player stops me from seeing chat messages and voice from them but does it also stop me from seeing their ...
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USB MIC w/ 3.5mm Headphones

I have some razer kraken's (non pro, no mic) that will plug into 3.5mm jack on the controller. Then use the Ps4 camera for picking up my voice. I don't own a ps4 camera yet, i did try this with my ...
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Capturing Voice Chat on Xbox One & PS4

I'm a Twitch streamer and Youtube content creator. I use an Elgato capture card and I'm just starting out. When I did game capture with my Xbox 360, it was so much easier since the voice output went ...
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Can I chat with a friend on Xbox 360 when I'm on Xbox One? [duplicate]

If I am playing a game on Xbox One, can I chat with a friend that is on Xbox 360?
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VOIP on Xbox 360

I found most question on Xbox on this site, sorry if it belongs to superuser. I plan to buy Xbox 360 with Kinect. I wonder if I can use it for telephony as well. Skype is not supported. Any other ...
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Does Wii U support any form of voice chat?

I personally thought that there is no, but I found Ear Force NLa which is a Wii U branded headset. So presumably there should be support for chat. Is it supported in limited games only, or there is ...
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How do I fix my microphone in Garry’s mod and other Source games?

When I play on a Garry’s mod server, if I hold the push to talk and icon with my steam profile picture and name appears at the side of the screen showing that my microphone is open and ready to ...
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Issues turning on the Xbox One using voice commands?

I am having issues turning on my Xbox One using voice commands via the Kinect. I have my Kinect set up above my TV, on a shelf. Is there anything I can do to make the Kinect more responsive?
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How can I use Kinect for voice chat during gaming?

How do we use the Kinect to chat instead of a headset for game chat? For example, using Kinect for chat while playing Call of Duty: Ghosts.
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Separate Microphone and Audio

Ok so this will be the first asked question related to this at all: I crashed recently and lost my hearing, but I have a hearing aid that can connect to the audio with a phonak tvlink that I got. I ...
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How does the “VOIP Ducking” feature in Guild Wars 2 work?

In Guild Wars 2's audio options, there is a "VOIP Ducking" slider. Presumably this option reduces the in-game volume when you are using voice chat, but GW2 doesn't have any in-game voice chat. ...
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Do I need to pay for a Teamspeak server?

I want to talk to four friends in private while gaming. I know of Skype, but that is not ideal as "Push to Talk" is limited (I can't set it to my mouse 5 button). I've heard of Teamspeak, but I need ...
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How do I use a microphone in Diablo 3?

I have searched the game menus and cannot find how to enable my headset microphone. Is this possible in Diablo 3? What are the alternatives? Are there external programs used for this?
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How can I have different Audio output for Steam Voice chat?

I was playing Portal 2 today and I wanted to have in-game audio (environmental sounds) through my main desktop speakers, while having my voice chat output to my headset. I couldn't find the setting ...
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Voice chat routing in Steam for Mac games

In the Valve games (Left 4 dead, TF2, etc), I can either route all the sound through my speakers (which makes voice chat weird) or through the earpiece on my headset (which makes the in game sound ...
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How do I disable always on voice chat in Dead Island?

I decided to try out Dead Island's co-op mode. Unfortunately, there seems to be no way to turn off voicechat and I can't find any push to talk option. I don't want to just unplug my microphone because ...
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Why is voice chat in Dungeons and Dragons Online usually not working?

I rather suspect it's my ISP filtering it but I haven't figured out a way to prove this and they categorically deny filtering. It's random, occasionally it suddenly starts working for a while, ...
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How do I find out who is voice chatting in TDU2?

Test Drive Unlimited 2, while fun, is seriously marred by an immature player-base. Having to put up with a semi-constant stream of profanity is wearing me thin, to the point where I'm considering ...
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Up/Downstream Bandwidth Requirements for Xbox Live Multiplayer Games

In terms of upstream and downstream, about how much bandwidth does Xbox Live require for games like Black Ops, while using the VoIP feature with friends?
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Teamspeak 3 text-to-speech chatting [closed]

I've been looking for a Teamspeak 3 plugin that will convert text to speech for everyone in the channel. I know Teamspeak has a text-to-speech system in place for announcements but I would like to be ...
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Starcraft 2 chat problem with multiple players on same connection

The in-game voice works fine for me but if I have friends come over and we're all on the same connection, only one of us can use voice chat. Everyone else appears to be muted. Could this have ...
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Xbox 360 voice problem

I have just set up my Xbox 360 on Live, but cannot hear other players' voices through the TV or headset. Any help? I have tried changing the settings but it's still not working.
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imac voice chat not working with Starcraft 2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Has anyone had success with Voice Chat in StarCraft 2? This is for a friend. He has all the latest drivers. The game sound works fine, but he can't hear the rest of the party ...
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Counter Strike (1.6/Source) Voice

Is there any way to play an MP3 via voice/TeamSpeak in Counter Strike? So not to send my own speech, but an MP3?
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How does the in-game voice chat work?

I'm still kinda new to the game (still haven't even got my first 80), but I've played for the past couple months and noticed they have the new voice feature. But I've never heard anyone speaking. I ...
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What is the max slots for a Mumble server?

Our clan is wanting to research the Mumble server voice chat to see if it would be viable for our needs. We have a box we can use to host a free Mumble server on, but we need to know what the max ...