Xbox Series X And Series S: How To Increase Mic and Headset Volume

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Playing with friends can be a lot of fun!

Although when someones got a bad mic or parents are screaming in the background, it can get a bit annoying.


This is where audio settings come in handy.

Keep reading to find out how to adjust your mic and audio volume on the Xbox Series X and S.

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How To Increase Headset Volume

First of all, you need to plug a headset into your controller.


Then press the large 'Xbox' button.

Find the 'System' tab on the far right.

Select 'Audio', adjust the 'Headset chat mixer' option.

Now move it either to the left for louder game audio or right for party/chat audio.


How To Increase Mic Volume

Make sure your headset is plugged in.

Again, press the large 'Xbox' button.

Find the 'System' tab on the far right.


Select 'Audio', adjust the 'Mic monitoring' option.

Now move it to the left to lower your mic volume or right to raise it.