Music- Adjust the Music volume
- Adjust the Sounds volume

Vibration- Turns Vibration on and off

Battery Saver- Turns Battery Saver Mode on and off
Share Recently Caught Pokémon with Friends- Shows recent catches with friends in Friend List

Share your nickname in Friends' Postcard Books- Shows your name on Postcards saved in Friends' Postcard books

Allow Battle Challenges with Friends- Accept remote battle challenges from Friends.
Show Pokémon Ribbon- Shows off Best Buddy ribbon on Best Buddies in various locations in game.

Adventure Sync- Tracks distance and location when game is closed.
Email me events, offers, and updates- Toggle for Niantic will send you emails
Show sponsored messages from third-party advertising services-
Toggle to see in game ads and sponsored balloons
Expanded Group Transfer-
Toggle to allow the transfer of Legendary and some Mythical Pokémon to the professor
Push Notifications- Toggle switches to receive notifications on your phone for different categories.
Niantic AR- Enhanced AR Mode on various supported devices.
Enable PokéStops Scan- Uses AR mode to scan PokéStops and Gyms to be submitted to Niantic.

Change Nickname- This allows a player to change their nickname in the game LIMITED times.
Save Raid Logs- Saves recent Raid Logs to be sent to Niantic
Save Battle Logs- Saves recent PVP Logs to be sent to Niantic


Connected Devices and Services

Nintendo Switch- Settings related to Let's Go Pikachu, Let's Go Eevee, Pokémon Scarlet, and Pokémon Violet
Pokémon Home- Settings for Pokémon Home.  Transferring Pokémon to Pokémon Home can also be found here.
Poké Ball Plus- Settings to connect to a Poké Ball Plus device.

Pokémon Go Plus- Settings to connect to a Pokémon Go Plus device.


Poké Ball Plus / Pokémon Go Plus Settings

Nearby Pokémon- Turns on and off notifications about nearby Pokémon
Nearby PokéStop- Turns on and off notifications about nearby PokéStops
Available Devices- Shows PAIRED Device.  Click on icon and push button on device to activate device
Push Notifications- Ongoing Push Notification that Allows Pokémon GO to display most recent device activity.


Advanced Settings

Remember Last-Used Poké Ball- Automatically enter the catch screen with the same kind of Poké Ball used to catch the last Pokémon.
Open Gifts when Item Bag Full-
Allows Gifts to be opened when the Item Bag is full.  Gifts will only grant Stardust.
Refresh Game Data-
May resolve some problems by redownloading game files (aka Game Master)

Native Refresh Rate- Allows Pokémon Go to run at the Phone's own refresh rate.  (Provides a better graphical experience while using additional battery resources.
Download All Assets- Allows Pokémon Go to download all images, etc. to reduce the need to download using a mobile device data plan.  It's best to perform this function on Wi-Fi.
Delete Account- Deletes your Pokémon Go account.  An email will be sent to confirm you wish to delete your account.


System Requirements



iPhones 6s or newer with iOS Version 12. Internet connection is required to play.

Bluetooth is required for Pokémon Go Plus compatibility.

 Not guaranteed to work with Apple iPads or iPod touch devices.  
Does not work on JAILBREAK devices.
May not work on iOS beta versions.



Android devices with 2GB or more RAM with Android Version 7.0 installed. Internet connection required to play.

Bluetooth 4.0 is required for Pokémon Go Plus compatibility. May work with some Android tablets with above requirements.
Does not work with ROOTED devices or devices with Intel Atom processors.
May not work on Beta Android versions.


Current Version


 269.2 (Forced)