Finding & Catching Wild Pokémon
Finding wild Pokémon Your device will vibrate to alert you when a wild Pokémon is nearby. If you don’t see any Pokémon...
Visiting PokéStops and Gyms
Visit PokéStops and Gyms around the world to gather Poké Balls, Potions, Eggs, and other items. You’ll find these near great places that enc...
The Map View displays the locations of Pokémon, PokéStops, and Gyms in the real world. 1. Compass Toggles the viewing dire...
How do I zoom and rotate?
The Map View allows for easy zooming and rotating using one finger. To zoom, double-tap and hold near your avatar, and move your finger up ...
How do I move my avatar?
To move your avatar on the map, you need to move in the real world. Your avatar represents your location, and as you move, you’ll see your l...
Available Items & your Bag
All items you’ve collected from leveling up and gathered from PokéStops will appear in your Item Bag. To access your Item Bag:Tap the Main M...
Viewing your Trainer Profile & Progress
Your Trainer Profile displays key information about your Trainer and shows your progress towards reaching a new level, achieving weekly walk...
Appraising your Pokémon
Pokémon GO’s appraisal system allows you to assess the potential of your Pokémon. To appraise a Pokémon:In Map View, tap the Main Menu ...
Customizing your Avatar
Your avatar is a character model that represents you and is visible to others when you battle, trade, or add them as friends. You can change...
What is the Battery Saver setting?
Battery Saver is a toggleable option in the Settings menu that disables your display while your device is pointed downward. Pokémon G...
[Video] Catching Pokémon
Explore the topics discussed in this tutorial. Learn more about finding and catching wild Pokémon.
[Video] Visiting Gyms
Explore the topics discussed in this tutorial. Learn more about battling Pokémon and getting items from ...
[Video] Powering Up and Evolving Pokémon
Explore the topics discussed in this tutorial. Learn more about selecting a buddy Pokémon and powering up, transfe...
How do I change my Pokémon GO app's language?
The language displayed in Pokémon GO is determined by your device's language settings. To change the language displayed in Poké...
The Today View
The Today View is a page where Trainers can check out the information that is most relevant to them on a daily basis.To enter the ...
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 ...
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