Valorant Voice Chat Not Working

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How to Fix Valorant Voice Chat Not Working

Abhimannu Das
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Valorant’s voice chat not working problem might occur due to patches that reset your in-game audio settings, which may need to be re-configured.
Before reinstalling drivers or tinkering with your audio devices, check your Valorant audio settings to see if they need to be tweaked.
For some players, disabling auto-detect and enabling push-to-talk in Valorant’s audio settings menu can fix the issue.

With the new Valorant patch 3.07 update, a number of players have been facing voice chat issues and are unable to communicate with other players. In some cases, players have to re-configure their in-game settings or their desktop audio settings to fix the problem. If you have been dealing with the voice chat not working problem in Valorant, here are some simple fixes that you can try out.

Before reinstalling drivers or going into any more complicated fixes, simply check your in-game audio settings as they may have been reset by the recent patch. Here are some potential fixes that you should try if your voice chat is not working in Valorant.

Fix Valorant Voice Chat Not Working

Here are some potential fixes for Valorant’s voice chat not working.

Check push-to-talk settings

Valorant Voice Chat Settings

If you have auto-detect enabled for Valorant’s voice chat, it may not work as intended. Enabling push to talk can potentially fix the issue.

  1. Go to the Settings Tab

  2. Click on Audio

  3. Click on Voice Chat

  4. Enable Push to Talk

V is set as the default push-to-talk button and you can re-configure it to any button of your choice. You can also try adjusting your microphone sensitivity to see if it fixes the issue.

Update your desktop audio drivers

Update desktop audio drivers

  1. In the search box on the taskbar, enter device manager, then select Device Manager.

  2. Select a category to see names of audio devices, then right-click (or press and hold) on your Sound device.

  3. Select Search automatically for updated driver software.

  4. Select Update Driver.

If Windows doesn't find a new driver, you can try looking for one on the device manufacturer's website and follow their instructions.

Reinstall audio drivers

  1. In the search box on the taskbar, enter device manager, then select Device Manager.

  2. Right-click (or press and hold) the name of the audio device, and select Uninstall.

  3. Restart your PC.

  4. Windows will attempt to reinstall the driver.

Check your audio devices

You should check if your voice chat is not working in other games as well. If it is a persistent issue, there is a chance that your mic or headphones could be affected by hardware issues.

Submit a ticket to Riot Games

  1. Head to: https://support-valorant.riotgames.com/hc/en-us

  2. You can check the self-help section if you are facing a common issue.

  3. Scroll down and click on “Can’t find what you’re looking for? Submit A Ticket”

  4. Choose A Request Type That Suits You

  5. You will get a prompt saying “You must be logged in before you can submit this type of ticket” if you are not logged in.

  6. Click on Sign-in

  7. Once you are signed in, enter the Subject

  8. Choose Your Enquiry

  9. In the Description Box, enter all necessary information.

  10. Attach any supporting images or documents in the attachments section.

  11. Click on Submit

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Abhimannu is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He currently covers esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more.