How to Mute others in Overwatch 2

Let’s face the fact that every one of us gamers has had a bad experience when playing online with other players. There might be only a handful or actually no games which have a non-toxic gaming community.

Sometimes, I just need a peaceful time when I’m playing a game, and given that I play a lot of Counter-Strike, trust me when I say this, a lot of people want to ruin that for me.

But do not worry, when it comes to overwatch you can do a bunch of stuff that’ll help you avoid this situation.

Through this article, we at Frondtech will make sure you get that peaceful gaming experience you’re looking for when playing Overwatch 2, so, here it is:

How to Mute other Players in Overwatch 2

Situation One: There’s someone just spamming their mic, as in either they have a bad mic, or they’re just speaking too much that you’d rather not listen to, here’s how to MUTE them in-game.

  1. Open up your Social menu.
  2. Here, you’ll see all the players that you’re in-game with, your enemies as well as your teammates.
  3. To drop the old silence bomb on them all you’ve got to do is click once on the mic icon that is next to their names.
    How to mute in Overwatch 2
  4. You can also just right-click on the player name and select ‘Mute Player’
  5. Furthermore, if you’re willing to block off their chat texts as well, there’s another chat option you’ll see next to the mic option you just clicked, click on that once, and voilà! Officially no more communication with the toxic fella.

How to Block a player in Overwatch 2

Situation Two: If just muting them isn’t enough, and you wish to block out the player completely.

In this situation, we recommend muting them first as you probably might have done, but the thing is, even if you’ve blocked a player out completely (more on this below) you might be matched with them in the future too.

They definitely won’t be able to contact you but still, they could show up in your game. Another thing to do is just report them to blizzard, as blizzard keeps a track of the conversations that take place in the game, they might get voice-chat banned or banned completely from the game if the devs deem fit.

Anyway, if you’re looking to block them out completely, all you’ve got to do is take your cursor up to their name tag and click on it, here you’ll see a block option, click on it and the person is blocked completely. 

And that’ll be all we had on how you can mute people in Overwatch 2.

If you think this guide has helped you then let us know in the comment section below. And for more Overwatch 2 guides, keep an eye on Frondtech. We will be covering every single technical issue and bug of the game. Good luck!

That’s all folks!

Last Updated on October 6, 2022

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