Phasmophobia – A Fix to Mic Not Working While Using VR Headset

Phasmophobia is an immersive game that becomes even more enjoyable in virtual reality (VR). However, some users have reported issues with the Oculus Quest microphone not working in the in game chat. If you’re facing this problem, here’s a simple guide to help you resolve it.

How to Fix VR Headset Mic Issue


  1. Launch Phasmo in standard mode (do not launch VR Mode).
  2. While in the main menu navigate to options.
  3. After selecting the “Options” tab, select audio.
  4. Find the “Audio” section and adjust microphone settings to your Oculus Quest VR/Any other headset you may be using as the default microphone.
  5. Apply Changes

You may now enjoy Phasmophobia in VR.

Additional Tips

  • Make sure your Oculus Quest firmware and Phasmophobia are up to date.
  • Check your Oculus Quest microphone permissions.
  • Restart your Oculus Quest headset if the issue persists.


By following these steps, you should be able to resolve the Oculus Quest microphone issue in Phasmophobia. Enjoy the game with fully functional in-game chat during your VR experience!

Jan Bonkoski
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A lifelong gamer Jan Bakowski, also known as Lazy Dice, was always interested in gaming and writing. He lives in Poland (Wrocław). His passion for games began with The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time on the Nintendo 64 back in 1998. Proud owner of Steam Deck, which has become his primary gaming platform. He’s been making guides since 2012. Sharing his gaming experience with other players has become not only his hobby but also his job.

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