Warzone 2.0: How To Fix The Voice Service Unavailable Error

In games like "Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0," communication plays a key role in ensuring that everyone on a team remains aware of their surroundings and any enemy lurking in the shadows waiting to capitalize on their mistakes. Due to its status as a critical component, any error that results in losing access to the voice service could spell the difference between winning and getting sent to the overhauled Gulag early.


The "voice service unavailable" error occurs when "Warzone 2.0" fails to read your microphone or detects a problem with it. If this happens and you enter a game, you will not have the option to talk to anyone. This issue can impact players across all platforms: Xbox, PlayStation, and PC. If you encounter the "voice service unavailable" error in "Warzone 2.0," try the following troubleshooting techniques to fix it and restore communication with your squad.

Fixing 'voice service unavailable' error on console

Your voice chat in "Warzone 2.0" might stop working for several reasons. First, check to see if you have your microphone muted. If this doesn't solve the issue, you can try other troubleshooting options. 


VeryAli Gaming suggested that Xbox users go to the "Audio & Music" menu to ensure they have the headset microphone turned on. After this step, open "Warzone 2.0," go to the game's "Audio Settings," and check that you have selected the microphone on your headset as the "Microphone device." From there, return to your console's settings and ensure that you have "Headset and Speakers" turned on.

For PlayStation players, go to the console settings and select "Sound" and then "Microphone." From there, ensure you have selected the "Controller Microphone" as the "input device" and that it's not muted. In theory, you shouldn't have any other issues when launching "Warzone 2.0."

Fixing 'voice service unavailable' error on PC

PC players may have to run through a few more processes to fix the "Warzone 2.0" voice service issue. According to Dave Irwin of PCGamesN, players should first check their audio settings in-game to make sure their device has connected and that they have push-to-talk running. If that doesn't solve the problem, try restarting your game and then your PC if relaunching "Warzone 2.0" proves ineffective.


If all the above methods fails, Irwin recommended checking your anti-virus software to see if it could be causing problems with voice communication. You should also test your microphone using other programs to see if you have a universal issue or to pinpoint "Warzone 2.0" as the culprit. Updating your drivers could also prove helpful. If nothing works, you might need to try other communication applications like Discord to speak with teammates while playing.