Types of Research
Professor Willow is seeking Trainers to help study the mysterious world of Pokémon. By completing research tasks, you can contribute to the ...
Earn bonuses for catching Pokémon or visiting PokéStops every day. Earn an even larger bonus for completing these activities...
Why does my Field Research task have a “bonus” tag?
At midnight every night during specified time periods, you’ll receive a bonus task without having to spin a PokéStop. These tasks are...
Explore the outdoors with an experience that matches the real-world weather!Pokémon GO responds to the real-world weather conditions ...
Taking AR Photos with GO Snapshot
The GO Snapshot feature lets you take AR photos of your Pokémon. Taking a GO Snapshot To take an AR photo of a Pokémon you’ve cau...
Why is there an orange dot on the Poké Ball menu?
If you are seeing an orange dot on the center of the Main Menu button this is an indication that either your Pokémon storage or Item Bag is...
What is the Mystery Box?
The Mystery Box is a special item in Pokémon GO that temporarily causes the Mythical Pokémon Meltan to appear in the wild. You can obtain th...
Your Niantic Profile
Your Niantic Profile is a section of your game-specific profile that displays your information from across Niantic apps on a single screen....
Your online status lets your friends know when you are available for Trainer Battles or to meet up for Raid Battles. When you set yourself o...
What is Campfire?
Campfire is a new social app that helps Niantic Explorers discover new people, places and experiences around them! Discover in-game activiti...
Catch & Share
Catch & Share is a feature in which players can share Pokémon they’ve caught, including the location of the catch, with other players in...
How to add Pokémon GO widgets to your device home screen
If you want to track your progress towards certain objectives, like hatching Eggs or earning Buddy Candy, you can add a helpful widget to yo...
What is a PokéStop Showcase and how can I be featured?
A PokéStop Showcase is a local event where Trainers can compete against one another to be featured at PokéStops near them. Currently, you ca...
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