How To Fix Overwatch Voice Chat Issues?

Overwatch Is a popular multiplayer shooter game, which is fun to play. Many gamers face the problem of Overwatch voice chat not working. For troubleshooting the Overwatch voice issue, you need to go through this blog carefully.

Here are the ways of fixing Overwatch voice chat feature

Method 1: Updating the audio driver

  1. Firstly, download the Driver Easy.
  2. Then, run and install Driver Easy.
  3. After that, tap on the Scan Now option. Note that the scanning shall take place.
  4. Next, tap on Update All for automatically downloading and installing the right model of each driver which are missing or expired on the device.
  5. Lastly, restart the device.

Method 2: Change default devices

  1. Firstly, exit Overwatch.
  2. Then, press the combination of the Windows+R button together.
  3. After that, write mmsys.cpl.
  4. Next, tap on Enter.
  5. Then, go to the Playback option.
  6. After that, do a right-click on the speakers/headphones. Select whichever you are going to use in Overwatch.
  7. Next, tap on Set Default.
  8. Then, again in the Playback option, you only need to do a right-click.
  9. After that, press the Disable option in all the rest of the device except the default device.
  10. Next, press the Recording option.
  11. Then, do a right-click on the speakers/headphones you’re using in Overwatch.
  12. After that, tap on Set as Default device.
  13. Next, do a right-click and tap on Disable on all the other devices and leave the default device.
  14. Then, tap on OK.
  15. After that, go to Overwatch.
  16. Next, join a voice chat.
  17. Lastly, check the issue has been fixed or not.

Method 3: Turn off Exclusive Mode

  1. Firstly, tap on the Windows+ R button together.
  2. Then, write mmsys.cpl.
  3. After that, tap on Enter.
  4. Next, go to the Playback option.
  5. Then, do a right-click on the default device.
  6. After that, tap on Properties.
  7. Next, press the Advanced option.
  8. Then, remove the tick mark from the square of the option titled ‘Allow applications to take exclusive control of this device.’
  9. After that, tap on Apply.
  10. Lastly, click on OK.

Method 4: Look at the in-game audio settings

  1. Firstly, tap on the Options.
  2. Then, click on Sound.
  3. Next, increase the sound of the microphone as well as speakers to the extent that you will be able to listen to it.
  4. Ensure ‘Group Voice Chat’ and ‘Team Voice Chat’ have been put to ‘Auto Join,’ the correct device chosen for ‘Voice Chat Devices.’
  5. Lastly, join in the chat.

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How To Fix The Service Battery Warning On Mac?

You might come across your Mac device stating Service Battery warning. Macs come expensive and its batteries are costly as well. This error may seem ironic as battery cannot be serviced. Here is how to fix this issue.

Service battery warning on your MacBook device

The method of viewing the System Report has been mentioned below, so have a look at it carefully.

  1. Firstly, choose the Apple Menu. 
  2. After that, choose About This Mac.
  3. Then, press on System Report.
  4. After that, press on Power option. It will be present on the left side menu.
  5. Next, go through under Health Information.
  6. Then, search Cycle Count of the battery.

The method of recalibrating the battery

  1. Firstly, completely charge your Mac device (100%).
  2. Next, continue having your laptop running as well as connected to the power supply for some hours.
  3. Then, you need to unplug the MacBook from the power supply but need to ensure that it is running. It can be used in a normal way. Or else you also simply leave the switch on if you don’t have any work to do on it.
  4. Next, you need to run the processor-intensive programs if you want quick processing to happen.
  5. As soon as you get to view the low battery warning, you can save whatever work you are presently doing.
  6. Then, let the Mac device run till it shuts down because of a power shortage.
  7. Next, you need to keep your Mac device without any power for one night.
  8. Lastly, you need to charge the MacBook one more time in the morning till the charge is done 100%.

The method of resetting SMC for stopping service battery warning on MacBook device

  1. Firstly, shut down the Mac device.
  2. Then, do long-press the combination of left Shift+Control+Option+the power switch altogether.
  3. Next, lift your fingers from the keyboard at the same time.
  4. Lastly, switch on your MacBook device.

Don’t keep your Mac device in extreme temperature

The MacBook laptop can be kept in outside temperatures but keeping it in 62-72 F is the proper temperature zone. Your Mac device shall usually work in cold temperatures. But in such conditions, the battery might not last for a long time. However, it shall not get damaged in that temperature. It is worth noting that charging the battery in sub-freezing temperature is bit risky so don’t ever charge your lithium battery in a cool place. For hot temperature, you need to avoid charging in more than 95 F as it can destroy the battery.

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How to Connect and Use PlayStation VR on a Mac

A program called MacMorpheus can enable your Mac to connect and play 180/360-degree and 3D videos on PlayStation VR. Although the procedure for doing all this is a bit complex, few users found this trick helpful. For this, you will have to set the program up in your device and some fiddling in the connecting cables. Here is how to connect and use PlayStation VR on a Mac.

Things you’ll need:

  • A Mac computer
  • PlayStation VR headset
  • PlayStation 4
  • MacMorpheus program
  • A TV with HDMI support
  • And essential cables

Downloading and setting up MacMorpheus

You’ll need to download the files for MacMorpheus from the GitHub. And, you may know that downloading any files from GitHub without discrepancy can create problems. But, the users who have tried this on their device didn’t find anything malicious or suspicious.

Note: As this not a natural way to use PlayStation VR on a Mac, you should be careful during the setting up process. If you’re concerned about harming your device and data, it’s good not to try until the method proves safe.

  1. Start your Mac.
  2. Now, open a browser you use from the Application folder or Dock.
  3. Paste or type github.com/emoRaivis/MacMorpheus into the search and hit ‘Return.’ The GitHub webpage for downloading the MacMorpheus file will open on your screen.
  4. Look for the ‘Download here’ title near the bottom of the page and click the link given under it.
  5. After a few moments later, go to Dock and launch the ‘Finder.’
  6. In the Finder window, click on ‘Downloads’ in the left menu to view your downloads.
  7. Find the zip file of ‘MacMorpheus.app’ into the downloads, and double click on it.
  8. Once the MacMorpheus app zip file extracts, you can move to the next process. For quick access, you can move the extracted MacMorpheus app folder on your Dock.

How to connect and set up PlayStation VR with Mac

Once you have the MacMorpheus ready in your Mac, you can proceed to connect PSVR and set up the connections. Here is how.

  1. Set up your PSVR headset with the console as usual. If you didn’t know how to do this, search on Google or YouTube to get help.
  2. Start your PS4 console, PlayStation VR, and your TV.

Important: you’re now going to make connections. Be careful while making them.

  1. Now, unplug the VR’s display HDMI cable from the connector box.
  2. Take the unplugged VR’s display HDMI cable and connect it to the Mac. You can use an HDMI to Mini DisplayPort adapter to connect the cable.
  3. Now, connect the HDMI cable from the TV to the VR’s display connector box (HDMI port).
  4. Take the USB cable coming from the processing box of the VR headset and connect it to your Mac.
  5. Verify the made connections once again before proceeding.
  6. Now, start the ‘MacMorpheus’ application on your Mac.
  7. Select a video you want to watch on the VR headset.
  8. After choosing a video, click and open the ‘2D 360 Regular’ dropdown box. You’ll find it at the center bottom of the window. You’ll see various types of view option in the dropdown list.
  9. Click and select the view option according to the video you’ve chosen to play.
  10. After that, click on the ‘Open’ button.

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If everything is correct, your video will start playing on your VR display.

Essential MacMorpheus controls:

The MacMorpheus controls are pretty simple. You can use them to control your playback easily and quickly.

  • Use Space: To Play/Pause.
  • Use Return: To enter into the fullscreen view
  • Hit Esc: To exit fullscreen
  • Use Left and Right arrow: To move forward and go back
  • Hit R: To reset the view

That’s all!

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How to Print & Share from Photos for iOS Device?

Photos app is an amazing platform that keeps all the pictures and videos stored. At times, you may want to share the pictures with someone. iOS device users can make use of Share Sheet to send images and videos through multiple platforms. Users can also take prints using AirPrint. Let’s check out the process in detail.

Share Separate Pictures or Videos Using Photos on iOS Device

If you want to share separate pictures or videos using Photos on iPad & iPhone, then you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • First of all, open the Photos application on your iOS device.
  • After that, you should choose the picture or video you want to share.
  • Then you have to select the Share button in the lower left-hand side of the screen.
  • Thereafter, you should select the mode you want to use to share it.

Share Separate Pictures in iOS 13         

You can share separate pictures on iOS 13. Here are the instructions given below.

  • Get started by opening Photos on your iOS device.
  • After that, you should locate an image or video that you would like to share.
  • Then you have to select the Share button.
  • Thereafter, you should choose the mode that you would like to share the image or video.

To Share Multiple Pictures

If you want to share multiple pictures on the iPad & iPhone, then you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • To begin with, unlock the Photos application on your iOS device.
  • After that, you should tap on Select.
  • Then you have to choose multiple photos & videos you want to share.
  • Thereafter, you should select the Share button.
  • Later, choose the method you want to use to share them.

To Share Multiple Pictures in iOS 13

You can share multiple pictures on iOS 13. Here are the instructions given below.

  • First & foremost open the Photos app on your iOS device.
  • Locate the pictures & videos that you would like to share.
  • You should tap on Select.
  • Choose the pictures & videos that you would like to share.
  • Select the Share option.
  • Choose the mode that you would like to share the pictures & videos.

Printing Pictures

If you want to print pictures on the iPad & iPhone, then you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • Unlock the Photos application on your iOS device.
  • Select the picture you want to print.
  • Go to the Share button.
  • You should swipe leftward to disclose the print option.
  • Select Print.
  • Tap on Select Printer.
  • Select the printer you want to use.
  • Tap on the minus or plus options to modify how much copies you want to print.
  • Now, tap on Print.

Printing Pictures in iOS 13

You can print pictures on iOS 13. Here are the instructions given below.

  • Navigate to the Photos app on your iOS device.
  • Locate the picture that you would like to print.
  • Select the Share button.
  • Move down & choose Print.
  • Tap on Select Printer.
  • With the help of minus or plus buttons, you can modify the number of copies.
  • Now, tap on Print.

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How to Install Windows Precision Drivers on Laptop

Microsoft has been striving to enhance the touchpad experience on laptops running Windows 10. Microsoft optimizes laptops that have “Precision Touchpads.” But, some manufacturers do not provide this. In such cases, you have to install them manually.

Check Out the Touchpad & Download Drivers

If you want to check out the touchpad & download drivers, then you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • First of all, you have to right-click on the Windows Start button & choose “Device Manager.”
  • You should click on the arrow which is located to the left and go to the “Mice & other pointing devices” section.
  • Look when it says “Elan” or “Synaptics” pointing device.
  • When you have a Lenovo laptop, you need a “Lenovo pointing device” rather than the one created by “Elan.”
  • When it says “Elan pointing device” download it.
  • Extract the driver & unpack it.

Install Windows Precision Drivers 

You need to install Windows precision drivers. Follow the instructions given below.

  • Get started by right-clicking on the Start button.
  • You should choose “Device Manager.”
  • You should select the touchpad driver & right-click on it.
  • Navigate to the drop-down menu & choose “Update Driver,” then you can see a new window will pop-up.
  • Thereafter select “Browse my computer for driver software.”
  • You will be required to find the downloaded drivers manually.
  • Then you have to go to the next window & choose “Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer.”
  • Beneath the compatible driver’s list, choose “Have disk.”
  • When the “Install from disk” screen comes, select the “Browse” option.
  • While the before section, choose the folder wherever you have downloaded the driver software.
  • You have to select the “Autorun” file.
  • Click on “Open.”
  • When another screen comes, choose OK.
  • You have to wait unless the software comes on the list.
  • You will receive a notification on your screen that once you install the software, your hardware may fail to work. Don’t panic, click on the “Yes” option.
  • Now, you have to wait to complete the installation.
  • After installation, when the prompt comes to reboot the system, select “Yes.”

Check Whether the Drivers are Installed Successfully or Not

If you want to check whether the drivers are installed successfully or not, and then you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • First, you have to go to the Start menu on your device.
  • Then you should navigate to the Settings.
  • Choose the “Devices” menu.
  • Navigate to the left & select “Touchpad” options.
  • You will now see more options for customization and adjustments. See if the drivers are correctly installed or not.

Touchpad Doesn’t Work with Precision Drivers.

If your touchpad doesn’t work with precision drivers, follow the instructions given below.

  • To begin with, go to the Start menu icon & right-click on it.
  • Then you should choose the “Device Manager.”
  • Click on the arrow to the left-hand side and then expand the section of “Mice and other pointing devices.”
  • Go to the driver & right-click on it.
  • Navigate to the drop-down menu & choose “Properties.”
  • Select the “Driver” button.
  • Now, choose the “Roll Back Driver” option.
  • You have to wait to complete the process & click on OK.
  • When the prompt comes, reboot the system.

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How to Record Xbox One Gameplay Videos?

Recording videos of your gameplay on Xbox One can be a challenge if you don’t have any prior knowledge about it. But with the help of this article, you will be able to record clips on your gaming console easily. You don’t need any third-party application or software in order to record clips on Xbox One. Let’s get started. 

Setting Up Xbox One Screen Recorder Settings 

The first thing to do is set up the recorder settings for your Xbox One gaming console. You will have to tweak some settings in order to get the best experience while recording gaming videos. Here’s how to set up screen recording in Xbox One:

  1. Navigate to the “Guide” menu on your Xbox One. 
  2. Scroll down and then select “Settings” icon.
  3. Go to the “Preferences” option. 
  4. Head to the “Broadcast and Capture” settings.
  5. Under the “Capture,” you can change your recording duration, Automatically upload settings, Game clip resolution, and the location of recorded clips. 
  6. Ensure that the box located next to the “Allow broadcast and game captures” option is checked. 
  7. Once you tweak these settings in your console, you are ready to exit from the settings. Your preferences will be saved automatically. 

Recording What has Happened

Now you are all ready to record clips on your Xbox 360. Do you know that you can record the moments while playing the game on your Xbox?

  1. Hit the Xbox “X” logo button on your controller. 
  2. The Guide menu will appear, there you will find an option “Record That” and you have to click it by the same X button. 
  3. Your last moments of gameplay will be recorded and saved into the location that you choose in the preferences. 

Later you can get to the same location to watch your gameplay video, and if you want to share it, then you can do that too. 

Recording What is Going to Happen

See the instructions given below to record “what will happen” in your Xbox One:

  1. While playing your favorite game in your console, hit the Xbox key on your controller.
  2. The Guide menu will appear on the screen, then hit the View button. (The “View” is situated on the D-pad of your controller.)
  3. Go to the “Record from now” option and then click on it. 
  4. You will also be able to see the duration of the video. Now go back and continue your game.

The recording will start usually and will be saved into the recorded video location. 

How to View Recorded Videos in Xbox One?

  1. Once your recording is saved, exit the game. 
  2. Hit the Xbox key on your joystick. 
  3. The Guide menu will trigger, there you need to get to the Settings.
  4. Then head to the “Broadcast & Capture option. 
  5. Go to the Recent captures. 
  6. Scroll to the video that you want to play and then tap it. 

How to Share Xbox One Recorded Videos?

Xbox has made it very easy to share a gameplay video. Here’s how to do that:

  1. Navigate to the Guide menu on your device by pressing the Xbox button. 
  2. Summon the Capture menu using the View key. 
  3. Get to the ‘Manage captures’ option by scrolling downwards. 
  4. Now press the Manage captures option using the A key. 
  5. After that, find the clip that you want to share and then hit the A key on it. 
  6. Now go to the Share icon and then press the A key again. 
  7. Just after pressing the Share icon, you will be given several sharing options. Some of those options are Xbox clubs, Twitter, and an Xbox  Live account. There is also an option to upload it to the OneDrive storage. 
  8. You can choose either option that you find best. 

How Long Clips Can you record on Xbox One?

The default video length is 30 seconds, but it can be enlarged manually. If you are only using default hard disk on Xbox One, then you can record up to 10 minutes clips.

However, if you enlarge the storage of your console, then you will be able to record up to 60 minutes of clips.

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Source: Xbox One Gameplay Videos.

How to Fix Too Slow YouTube Videos?

Is your YouTube video loading very slow? If yes, then you have come to the right place. It is very irritating whenever you want to watch a new video of your favorite YouTuber, and then suddenly, YouTube starts acting up. If you are continually getting issues while playing YouTube videos, then it’s time to solve the problem. You may face constant buffering, An error has occurred, the connection to the server was lost or other issues. 

Sometimes these errors may show up even when there is no problem in your internet connection. So let’s learn how to fix these kinds of issues on YouTube. 

Updating the YouTube Application

If you are using a smartphone to watch your favorite videos, then, first of all, ensure that you are using the latest version of the YouTube app. You can check for the updates in the App Store of your device. 

To update your app to the latest version, follow the instructions mentioned below:

  1. Go to the Google Play Store if you are using an Android phone. If you are using an iPhone, then go to the Apple App Store. 
  2. Search YouTube in the search column and then select YouTube app.
  3. Now tap on the Update button. If there is no Update button, then it means your app is already up to date. 

Clearing App Cache 

If your browser or app cache is full or maybe corrupted, then it can cause your YouTube videos to run or load very slow. To make your YouTube work faster, you must clear the cached data of your browser:

  1. Go to the Chrome browser on your desktop, laptop, smartphone, or tablet. 
  2. Tap three vertical dots located on the top-right corner of your device screen. 
  3. Now if you are using a PC to play YouTube, then Choose More tools option and then click on the Clear Browsing Data option. 
  4. If you are using a smartphone, then go to History and then Clear Browsing Data. 
  5. Now choose the Time Range from the top option. 
  6. Select the “All Time” option.
  7. Make sure to check the boxes located next to the “Cookies and site data” and “Cached images and files” options. 
  8. Hit the “Clear Data” button. 

Finding Factors that is Causing Buffering in YouTube 

You may have heard about a YouTube feature called “Stats for nerds,” which is used to get information about our internet speed and buffer health. We are going to use this tool to troubleshoot the issue in your device. Here’s how to troubleshoot slow YouTube using Stats for nerds tool:

For Computer Users:

  1. Play a YouTube video and then right-click on the video player. 
  2. Choose the stats for nerds option from the given options. 
  3. Now you will see a popup on your screen. There you will be able to see all the details about your connection speed.

For Smartphone Users:

  1. Go to the account picture on the upper-right corner. 
  2. If you are an iPhone user, then choose Settings and then “Enable stats for nerds” option. 
  3. If you are using an Android phone, then select the Settings and then General. After that, tap on the “Enable stats for nerds” option.
  4. Now play any video that you want as you usually do. Then click on Three vertical dots. 
  5. Hit the “Stats for nerds” options. Now the stats of your connection will be displayed on your device, and you can move it anywhere by dragging your finger on it. 

Troubleshooting Slow YouTube with Stats for Nerds Information

Once you get the details about your connection speed, you should ensure that you are choosing the optimized video quality according to your connection speed. 

For instance, if you are using 720p resolution, then your internet speed must be at least more than 2.5 MBPS. If your speed is slow, then switch to a lower video quality such as 480p. 

Make It Stick

If YouTube sometimes acts up, then do some basic troubleshooting such as clearing Cached data, lowering the YouTube video quality, and updating the app. By doing so, you can experience smooth YouTube playback.

Julia Robert is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cyber security. She writes about the latest updates regarding mcafee.com/activate and how it can improve the work experience of users. Her articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs and websites.

Source: Slow YouTube Videos.