Apex Legends: How To Ping Ammo, Weapons, Locations, & More

Nazmul Hassan
By Nazmul Hassan
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With Apex Legends’ ping system, you can easily ping ammo, weapons, locations, enemies, & more. This article will tell you how to do it in the game.

Apex Legends introduced so many exciting features that were new to the game. In a competitive game like Apex Legends, it is crucial to be able to communicate with your teammates as quickly and efficiently as possible.

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How to Ping in Apex Legends

Respawn has made the ping system very convenient for everyone to use. You don’t have to be an expert or know everything to ping stuff in Apex Legends. All you need to do is aim at ammo, weapons, enemies, or location and press the ping button.

ping wheel apex
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Apex Legends automatically detects what you are pinging at. After pressing the ping button, a small icon will pop up with specific messages and sounds to you and your teammates. Additionally, if you keep holding the ping button, a ping wheel will appear containing several messages and commands.

With this ping wheel, you can ping different messages and commands. So, while pressing the ping button, move your mouse cursor to the specific ping command to redirect it to your teammates.

How to Bind Ping Key

Here’s how to ping in Apex Legends on different platforms (Default button):

  • PC: Press the scroll or the mouse wheel button to open your ping menu.
  • PS4: Hit the R1 button to ping ammo and weapons.
  • Xbox One: Hit the RB button to open your ping menu.
How to Bind Ping Key
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You can also change the default ping button to something else. To do that:

  • Go to Settings.
  • Select Mouse/ Keyboard tab.
  • Scroll down to the Communication submenu.
  • Find the Ping button and set it to any button.

Different Ping Commands/ Messages in Apex Legends

These are the available ping commands/ messages:

  • Someone’s Been there
  • Watching Here
  • Defending this Area
  • Going here
  • Attacking here
  • Looting this Area
  • Enemy
  • Go or Ping the location

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There you go! This is everything you need to know about the ping system in Apex Legends. Now you know how to bind any key as your Ping key and Ping any weapon, ammo, location, or enemy with it. Try it out in the game and have fun!

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By Nazmul Hassan FPS Editor
Nazmul is GameRiv's FPS editor. He is a marketing graduate with an immense passion for gaming. As an ex-professional CS:GO player, he holds a strong interest in other FPS titles like Apex Legends, VALORANT, and CoD. However, he also tries out other games when he is free.