How to Fix Xbox One Headset

“Xbox one” is one of the most preferred gaming console introduced by Microsoft Corporations. It is the third gaming console in the series of Xbox that is introduced and marketed as a perfect entertainment device by Microsoft. It comes next in line with “Xbox 360.”Its name is termed as “Xbox One” with all the important features of the gaming console.

Some users face various issues regarding this gaming console, and if you are one of them, then this blog is for you. Here we are going to provide various troubleshooting steps for your Xbox One. Follow these methods to know how you can troubleshoot Xbox related issues:

  • Xbox One Mic is not Responding

Sometimes Xbox One’s headphone mic fails to work, and in this situation, one can get worried on this issue. It would help if you did not worry because we will provide steps on how to fix it in a few simple steps. In some cases, the problem arises due to the internet connection that might make your headset fails while streaming audios. It is recommended to check your headset properly along with internet connectivity.

For checking your gaming headset, you have to try these steps:

  1. First of all, you have to check first that your mic is running properly or not in muted mode. Also, make sure that your particular headset is not set to auto-mute mode.
  2. In case, your headset is facing connection issues, then unplug it from the controller and after that plug it again. It will help you to resume your internet connection.
  3. Now, check that your headset is running with a stable and strong internet connection. If not, then refresh your internet connection.
  4. Check your headset’s chat volume or mixer if it comes with a separate tool of managing sound levels. Make sure that the volume tabs is not at the bottom levels as it may affect your headset volume.
  5. You have to check your Xbox Profile and modify it if needed because some profiles restrict your chatting and other tasks.
  6. Make sure to check your Xbox One Live as sometimes it needs “Gold Memberships” for making advanced conversations.
  7. It is recommended to perform booting if the issues still aren’t fixed. To do so, you have to unplug your power cord and keep it unplugged for nearly fifteen seconds. It helps for troubleshooting most of the issues as it removes various bugs and errors.
  8. Headset not Catching other Sounds

In case, you are facing issues that you are unable to catch any other’s sound; then it is advised to make sure that your “Xbox One” chat mixer is running smoothly. If not, then follow these steps:

  1. First and foremost, navigate to “Xbox One” Settings located at the menu bar of the left-hand side portion.
  2. Then, tap on “Display and Sound” option.
  3. After that, hit the tab “Volume.” You will see various options for handling sounds and their effects.
  4. Now, check that the slide bar is placed at the mid of the bar, it will enable the sounds effects. 

Note: You may found these options to manage these volume mixers from the available option present on your Xbox headset.

  • Headset not Producing Sound Effects

Sound effects are one of the important parts of playing any game. If you are facing no sound issues on your “Xbox Headset,” then follow these steps:

  1. Firstly, you have to check both the “Volume settings” and “Mute” options. Sometimes, it mutes automatically without notifying you.
  2. Then, you have to reboot your device.
  3. After that, it is recommended to check all your power setup and connections so that you become satisfied that you didn’t skip a single thing.
  4. To check power settings and connections, then abide by these steps:
  5. Go to “Devices and Accessories” section and hit it.
  6. Now, choose your particular Xbox Controller.
  7. After that, hit the “Update” option to check if there is any update available for your Xbox controller or not.

Note: The updates for your “Xbox Controller” will only display on your Xbox, in case your headset is properly listed. 

  • Cut-Outs and Crackles on your Headset
  • Firstly, you have to check that your cable coming from your headset is open even a little. If yes, then connect it properly in order to fix sound issues.
  • Then, make sure that your headset is properly cleaned. If not, then wipe off all your cables and connectors. If it has any spot of spills and dust, then it may behave inappropriately. In this case, you have to clean off all the connectors and each end of cables and cords. 
  • Now, you have to check the wire end to end properly then bend stretch it on playing mode. If the sound or volume changes, then it’s the issue of your wire.
  • If you are facing wire or cable issues, then check it’s warranty as it is not easy to troubleshoot. Replace it if it is under warranty otherwise you have to purchase a new one.

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