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How To Use The Ping System - Guide & Summary
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How To Use The Ping System - Guide & Summary

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Check out the different uses of the Ping System! Find out about what pings are, which pings to use during different situations, and more to best communicate with your Squad!

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What Is The Ping System?

Ability To Share Information With Your Squad

Ability To Share Information With Your Squad

The Ping System is a tool that allows you to share specific types of information with your Squad in the push of a button. This can keep voice chat to a minimum, and will let you share useful information!

Pings Are Shown On The Screen

Pings Are Shown On The Screen

Pings put down by both you and your squad will be visible on-screen. This will allow for a quick and clear exchange of information for the whole team.

Essential When In Combat

The system allows you to share key information such as enemy positioning during battle, allowing you and your team to understand the current situation clearly!

Different Types Of Pings

Ping Type Table

Signal TypeWhen to Use
Enemy PingEnemy- When confirming an enemy visual
- When footsteps can be heard nearby
Traces of Enemy PingTraces of Enemy- When doors are open
- When Supply Boxes have been searched
Go Here PingGo Here- Suggesting locations, and moving to safe areas
Check Items Here PingCheck Items Here- When searching for items
Attack Here PingAttack Here- When attacking enemies
Defend Here PingDefend Here- When holding position against attacking enemies
Monitor Here PingMonitor Here- When suspicious of enemy location

Effective Use Of The Ping System

When Spotting Enemies

Ability To Share Information With Your Squad

One of the most effective ways to use the Ping System is to ping enemy locations when you spot an opponent. This will alert your squad to possible attacks or ambushes so they can adjust to the situation accordingly.

When Sharing Weapons & Items With Squad

Sharing Weapons & Items With Squad

Remember that Apex Legends is a team game, so being greedy is not good. Remember to ping useful weapons & items to your team to help your squad optimize their loadout!

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Cancelling Wrong Pings

Cancelling Wrong Pings

Cancelling wrong pings is helpful to avoid confusing you and your team with the wrong information. If you made a mistake pinging a point-of-interest, you can cancel it by selecting it again.

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