Phasmophobiais an online co-op psychological horror Kinectic Games. At the moment, the game is released as an Early Access title, so there are some technical issues. If you are on PC, and are running into Phasmophobia Voice Chat Issues, here are a few things you can try to fix those.
It is a big hit on Steam and has an all-time peak of 86K concurrent players. The game has Overwhelmingly Positive reviews on Steam, which is a great sign for an early access game
Fix Phasmophobia Voice Chat Issues
Since the game is in early access, there are a few technical issues here and there. However, if you are running into issues with the voice chat, here are a few things to try.
Fix 1: Make sure your default Mic is set properly
Head over to the Control panel and select Hardware & Sound
Here, click on Sound and then Recording
Find your mic from there, click it and press “Set Default”
Double click the Default mic and then select the press “Advanced” tab
Here, uncheck the“Allow applications to take exclusive control of this device” option and then press “Apply”. As shown below
Restart your computer
Fix 2: Set default Mic in Steam
Open Steam, and then Friends
Here, click on the Settings icon
Click on the Voice tab, and in your Voice Input Device, make sure you have selected the correct Microphone, as shown below
FIX 3: VERIFY GAME FILES
Head into your Steam Library
Right-click on Phasmophobia and select “Properties”
Select the “LOCAL FILES” tab and click on the “VERIFY INTEGRITY OF GAME FILES…”
Start the game
FIX 4: LAUNCH STEAM AS ADMIN
Try launching Steam client as Admin. To do this, follow the steps below.
Right-click on the Steam icon, and click Properties
Now, head into the Compatability tab
Here, check Run this program as an administrator
This is demonstrated below
Fix 5: Alt+Tab in and out of the game
ALT + TAB can mess with the voice settings. To fix this issue, ALT+TAB and click on the game window instead of ALT+TAB -ing back in.
While you are here, make sure you check out our other guides for the game as well.