PS4 - How do I set up my headset to get chat audio only?

Your LVL1 headset should be automatically configured to just receive chat audio.  But if you are getting game audio through the headset as well, follow the steps below.

  1. Go into your settings menu
  2. Then Devices
  3. Audio devices
  4. For the input and output devices select the wired headset
  5. Go back to audio devices and select the "output to headphones" option
  6. Make sure that option is set to "chat only"

If the headset does not show in your devices, follow the instructions below.

  1. Go into your active game.  You cannot adjust the correct settings from the main menu.
  2. Hold down the PS button on your controller until the options menu appears.
  3. At the top of the options menu you should see an icon for the program you are running and a volume bar.  Click that option
  4. You should see a menu that allows you to adjust the game volume as well as chat volume.  Simply turn the game down and the chat up.

If you are in a party chat, the adjustment settings will be in the party chat menu.

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