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How to Turn on Voice Chat in Overwatch 2

Are you looking to talk to your friends or other players in Overwatch 2?

If so, you need to turn on voice chat whether you’re playing on a PC or console.

Overwatch 2 was released on October 4, 2022.

Since its release, the game has had multiple known issues.

Some of the known issues are server disconnection, cosmetics, items, currency not showing up, and others.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to use a microphone and how to turn on voice chat in Overwatch 2 for PC, PS4, PS5, and Xbox.

How do I use a microphone in Overwatch 2?

To use a microphone in Overwatch 2, you need to turn on “Push to talk” and set a key bind.

To do so, press “Esc” on your keyboard and select “Options”.

Next, select Sound > Voice Chat > Voice Chat Mode > Push to Talk > Push to Talk Keys.

Lastly, set a key bind for “Voice Chat: Push to Talk” like “V”.

When you press and hold “V” on your keyboard, your microphone will pick up your voice when you talk.

If your microphone is not working, make sure that you’re not muted by pressing “M” on your keyboard to unmute yourself.

How to turn on voice chat in Overwatch 2

How to turn on voice chat in Overwatch 2

To turn on voice chat in Overwatch 2, you need to enable the group, team, and match voice chat.

After you’ve enabled these settings, set your voice chat mode to “Push to Talk” (for PC) or “Open MIC” (for consoles).

If you’ve set it to “Push to Talk”, you need to add a key bind to it like “V”.

When you press and hold “V” on your keyboard, your microphone will pick up your voice when you talk.

On the other hand, “Open MIC” will pick up your voice at all times.

  1. Launch Overwatch 2 and press “Esc” on your keyboard.
  2. Select Options > Sound > Voice Chat.
  3. Set “Group Voice Chat” and “Team Voice Chat” to “Auto Join”.
  4. Set “Match Voice Chat” to “On”.
  5. Set your Voice Chat Mode to “Push to Talk” or “Open MIC”.
  6. Select “Apply” to save your changes.

The default key bind for “Push to Talk” is the “`” key, which is next to the “1” key.

If playing the game on a PC, it’s recommended that you change it to “V”.

Further reading

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How to Use Mouse and Keyboard in Overwatch 2 on Xbox

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