GTA 5 Online mode gives players more realistic experiences than the offline mode. You can do a lot of actions in this game like in real life for non-verbal communication. Check out this guide on how to point in GTA 5 on PC and console platforms. This action is very useful in this role-playing game.

I. How To Point In GTA 5 Online

Sometimes, you have trouble with verbal communication in GTA Online due to technical problems. Then, actions are very important in these situations. For example, you can point to show the direction or items you want them to see. Check out how to point in GTA Online here.

How To Point
You should learn how to point in GTA 5 Online to communicate with other players in this game.
  • How to point in GTA 5 PS4 & Xbox One

GTA 5 Online is very popular on PS4 and Xbox One. You will use the D-pad to do actions in this game, including the pointing action. To point in GTA 5 Online mode when playing this game on PS4 and Xbox One, you press the 'R3' button twice to point at the target.

  • How to point in GTA 5 PC

To point at things in GTA Online on PC, press the 'B' key on the keyboard. It's the default key in the game setting. But you can set another key for this action based on your preference. It's a good way when you cannot chat and communicate with other players in the online multiplayer mode.

Point In Gta 5
GTA 5 players cannot point in the offline story mode because this is the exclusive emote in the Online mode.

There's no guide on how to point in GTA 5 story mode because actions are exclusive in the Online multiplayer mode. You do jobs and missions alone in the offline mode, so you don't need to communicate and do actions. But in the Online mode, you should keep communicating with other players in both verbal and non-verbal methods.

II. How To Communicate In GTA Online

It's highly recommended to keep communicating when doing multiplayer jobs and heists in GTA Online. So, you should maintain communication. Besides, chatting with other players in this roleplaying game makes this game more interesting. Check out how to chat in this game.

Maintain In Game Communication
You should maintain in-game communication with other players, especially your teammates.

#1. How to use voice chat in GTA Online.

When doing heists, always turn on the in-game mic to talk and chat with teammates. First of all, you need to have a good micro. Then, follow these steps to open voice chat in GTA 5 Online mode.

  • Open the Online mode in GTA 5.
  • Press the 'M' key to open the Interaction Menu.
  • Scroll down and navigate the 'Voice Chat' option and select the 'Everyone' option.
  • Go to Setting.
  • Open 'Key Bindings' and bind the hotkey for Voice Chat.
  • Enable it.
  • Adjust the volume and use voice chat to communicate with other players.

If you play this game with your friends, you can use a mutual discord channel to talk while playing the game. When doing teamwork missions, you can mute the mic of other players out of your team by creating a party with your teammates. Then, you can hear the voice of your party members only.

Use Voice Chat
Use voice chat to discuss plans with teammates in multiplayer jobs and heists.

#2. How to write messages to other players

When your friends are not around you and near enough to use the voice chat, you can write messages for other players. Follow these steps to open chatting channels in GTA Online and write

  • Keyboard/Mouse settings.
  • Find the keys to open the chat.
  • Press the key 'T' to open chat to everyone, and press the key 'Y' to open the team chats.

It's an old way to keep communicating with friends, but it can help you when your mic does not work correctly. However, text chat is not as convenient and fast as voice chat, especially in some heists.

Text To Friends
Send text messages if you cannot use voice chat when playing the online mode in GTA 5.

III. Why You Should Point And Communicate In GTA Online

In some multiplayer jobs and missions, you need to co-operate with teammates. Here are some reasons why you need to use pointing action and keep chatting with other players in this game.

  • Call for help from teammates.
  • Give teammates details.
  • Discuss the plan or exchange information.
  • Point towards things or directions to show other players.

Those are all you need to know about communication and the full guide on how to point in GTA 5 Online. Maintain in-game communication to have the best experience in this game.

Communication Is Important
Both verbal and non-verbal communication is useful in this game.

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