Team Fortress 2 (TF2) how to enable Text communication

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Team Fortress 2 enable text communication, if your the gamer and your enjoying playing online games like the Team Fortress 2 then I’m sure you have come across an error message Text communication is not available for this account so in this article we will go through a step by step to easily help you Enable Text communication in TF2, so follow this guide lines.

There can be some reasons why the Text communication chat is not available, because every thing occurs for a reason so before we Try to give you the solution to this problem. firstly lets see the main reasons as to why the Text communication is not available in your Team Fortress 2 Gaming account.

Team Fortress 2 (TF2) how to enable Text communication
the screenshot of the message Text communication is not available for this account in TF2 (team fortress 2)

TF2 Text communication is not available for this account

So this is the error message you are getting on the Team Fortress 2 game, This message occurs due to the following main Reasons.

  • You haven’t Enable Voice/Text Communications in TF2 game settings
  • Valve has blocked the chat  f2p accounts to prevents bots spamming

I understand your pain so without wasting your Time, lets check how to fix this issue, Thus tips work for all gaming platforms including windows pc, Mac os , PlayStation 3 and other devices. since the procedures are the same.

how to enable Text communication Team Fortress 2 (TF2)

if you haven’t Enable voice/text communication, then make sure you go to the game settings and enable it. depends on your default controller setting on the PC you can do this by hold the “V” key and talk into your microphone. You will notice that a speaker icon in the right of your screen will appear upon pressing the key, along with your name. This means that the voice chat is working, and that the player will be able to hear you when you talk.

on the Xbox 360 voice/text communication is activated simply by plugging in a headset into the controller. On the PlayStation 3, a wireless Bluetooth earpiece can be used.

Team Fortress 2 (TF2) Text communication is not available for this account
microphone testing to check for the voice settings

you can also start a microphone testing, to see if the sound is working correctly, Now When you speak in the voice chat you can always see the icon in the right bottom of the screen. It means you’re speaking in the voice chat, congratulation you have Enabled a voice chat of Team fortress 2, you can also go to chat settings and see if they work correctly.

valve corporation Has blocked the chat ? on TF2

Another Reason and this accounts for most of the reasons gamers face while playing Team fortress 2, The valve can block you if your using f2p account or if they detect any behavior that is against they guidelines if your that kind of person who mostly uses repetition of a words while chatting then the game systems can mark you as spam hence blocked you from Text chatting so here is how you can fix it.

But its very rare may be if your intending to spam the chat, but for the most reasons you are using a free accounts F2P upgrade to the premium and enjoy many features.

Read: how to chat in tf2 for free | Team fortress

How to fix this

you can fix this by Trying to purchase something from the in-game store, most of the items are cheap you can buy a mann co key, which is used in alternative to the currency it only costs $2.49. and you will unlock the premium account and automatically the Text communication will be enabled.

Team fortress mann co key

sometimes you can also purchase the mann co key but steal the voice chat has not yet been enabled then, that’s another problem make sure you have spent the minimum amount in Team fortress 2 which is $5 to fully unlock your account to premium. you can use the gift cards if it is worth more than the minimum amount to make a purchase.

Team Fortress 2 (TF2) text chat not working ?

all the solution we have provided make sure to check them including Enabling voice/text in your TF2 game setting or upgrade to premium account by spending $5 and above. please let us know in the comment section below if it has worked and we will be happy to hear from you.

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