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Choosing whether to hear ambient sound

Choose whether you want to hear sounds from the real world while you're in VR.
  1. While in VR, press the System button on either controller to open the System Dashboard.
  2. Select VIVE to go to the VIVE Dashboard.
  3. On the left-side panel, select .
  4. Select Audio mode, and then choose one of the following:
    Option Description
    Default Hear only sounds from VR content.
    Conversational Hear foreground sounds from your room while in VR. Choose this if you need to talk and listen to other people while in VR.
    Ambient Hear background sounds from your room while in VR. Choose this if you're expecting someone to call or ring your door bell.
Tip: Once you change to another audio mode, it will be applied the next time you launch VR content.
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