How to Use Voice Chat and Proximity Chat in Warzone 2.0

Abhimannu Das
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Warzone 2.0 - Voice Chat and Proximity Chat

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Voice chat and Proximity chat are available in Warzone 2.0 but a lot of players are having difficulties accessing the features.
Disabling Proximity Chat will not take away access to Voice Chat.
Players should also enable Cross-play as leaving it disabled is leading to issues with voice chat features.

A lot of players are facing issues when enabling or disabling voice chat in Warzone 2.0. This is due to the fact that there are bugs that are preventing players from communicating with their teammates. Proximity chat is also a feature that many players have mixed feelings about at the moment and if you do not want to hear strangers, you can turn off the feature. Here is a comprehensive guide to help you enable or disable voice chat and proximity chat in Warzone 2.0

How to enable or disable Voice Chat in Warzone 2.0

Here’s how you can enable or disable voice chat in Warzone 2.0: 

  1. Launch Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 or Warzone 2.0

  2. Open the Options menu.

  3. Go to Account.

  4. Ensure that the Crossplay settings is set to Off, then turn it back On again.

  5. Ensure that the Crossplay communication settings is set to Off, then turn it back On again.

  6. Go to Audio.

  7. If the option is disabled, turn it on. If it is enabled, turn it off and on again.

  8. Put Open Mic Recording Threshold to a minimum. 

  9. Set Voice Chat Volume and Microphone Volume to the desired amount.

  10. Save the changes and you should be good to go.

If you are facing issues, there could be problems with your microphone settings. Depending on your platform, check your input devices and test your microphone to see if it works outside Warzone 2.0. If you are unable to access voice chat in just Warzone, you should contact Activision’s support channels.

How to enable or disable Proximity Chat in Warzone 2.0

Proximity chat is a fun feature if you want to talk to other players in your lobby. But the feature can be a tool for toxicity and if you do not want to interact with random people in-game, you should avoid using the feature. If you want to enable or disable proximity chat in Warzone 2.0, here’s what you need to do. 

  1. Launch Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 or Warzone 2.0

  2. Open the Options menu.

  3. Go to Account.

  4. Ensure that the Crossplay settings is set to Off, then turn it back On again.

  5. Ensure that the Crossplay communication settings is set to Off, then turn it back On again.

  6. Go to Audio.

  7. Scroll down to the Voice Chat section and enable or disable Proximity Chat

  8. Save the changes

You can always turn on voice chat and proximity chat in Warzone 2.0 if you change your mind about using the features.


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Abhimannu is a PC esports writer at AFK Gaming. With over seven years of experience in esports journalism, he has worked on a myriad of games and their ecosystems including Valorant, Overwatch and Apex Legends.