Read this guide to know more about Pokemon Unite's in-game chat and voice chat features. Get to know how to turn voice chat on, how to use chat, other recommended apps, & more.
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How To Use Voice Chat
Requires Trainer Level 6 To Unlock
In order to use the voice chat, you must first reach Trainer Level 6. Once you reach Trainer Level 6, you'll be free to use voice chat for any type of matches in Pokemon Unite!How To Level Up Fast Guide
How To Enable Voice Chat In Pokemon Unite
From The Home Screen
|0||Plug in a compatible headset to the Nintendo Switch (Switch only)|
|1||Run Pokemon Unite|
|2||While in the home screen, press ZL or tap to open the menu|
|3||Scroll down and select "Settings"|
|4||Go to "Audio"|
|5||Scroll down to "Voice"|
|6||Turn "Voice" to "On" and adjust the Voice Volume to your liking|
How To Access Voice Settings In-Game
|1||While in a match press "+" or tap on settings|
|2||Press "-" or tap while on the scoreboard|
|3||Scroll down to access settings for "Audio" & "Voice Chat Settings"|
*Note that the instructions are for both the Switch & Mobile Versions.
On By Default
Pokemon Unite's in-game voice chat is turned on by default. This means that by simply plugging in a headset with a mic, you can immediately chat with your teammates in a match. Make sure to check this setting if you want to mute yourself when playing.
Recommended For Ranked Matches
Voice Chat is an invaluable tool when it comes to ranked matches. Notifying your teammates and getting them to join you during attacks and ambushes can help you get the win needed to advance.
Volume Can Be Adjusted
Aside from your audio output's built-in controls, you can use the settings to adjust the volume of the voices from your teammates. You can also tweak the volume setting even while in-game.Recommended Settings Guide
Requires A Mic
The Nintendo Switch received a huge update and people can now connect their Bluetooth devices. With this, they'll be able to communicate with each other & plan a strategy to win. Take note that you can only speak during matches and you won't be able to talk with your team in the lobby.
Same Goes For The Mobile Version
The mobile version also has the voice chat function as well. It also has the same feature as the Switch version. You can only talk to your team during a match.
How To Use In-Game Chat
How To Chat During A Match
Customize Your Chat With Language Options
You can also customize your chat and user interface with the Language Settings in the Menu.
In-game, your are only limited to several chat lines accessible via a chat wheel. You can access them by pressing the "↑" during a match. In the menu, use your right joystick to pick a chat line.Controls Guide
Players Can Customize The Chat Wheel NEW! (1/20)
During the January 20th update, players can now choose which chat they want to add on the Chat Wheel. This is customizable by accessing the Menu → Settings → Quick Chat Settings and select which chat you want to add to your in-game chat list.January 20 Updates And Patch Notes
Official Twitter Update
How To Chat With Friends
In the main screen, press "-" to bring up your list of friends. Select the friend that you want to chat with to start. Note that for you to be able to initiate a chat, you must play at least 5 matches together.
Add Friends First
In order to chat with friends, you need to add them first to your list. You can do this by either adding them via the Trainer ID, after a game, or from your Nintendo Account.How To Add Friends Guide
Other Recommended Voice Chat Apps
Discord is a popular voice and text chat platform. It is very easy to use, has great features, and is completely free. Although it is not compatible with the Nintendo Switch itself, you can use either a PC or a smartphone to run it.
Using Discord On A Browser
If you don't want to have Discord installed on either your PC or smartphone, you can instead make use of a browser to make a Discord room. Simply go to Discord's homepage and select the browser option to set up or join a room with your friends.
Discord Mobile App
For smartphone users, you can simply download the app and have it run in the background. The Discord mobile app uses your phone's mic so there is no need to attach a headset for inputs.
Nintendo Switch Online
Nintendo also has its own proprietary software for voice chat. However, this app must be installed on your mobile device for it to function. It also requires an active Nintendo Switch Online membership to use. The Nintendo Switch Online voice chat app is available on both iOS and Android.
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