How to Play Pokémon go. For years, Pokémon fans have fired up their Game Boys and Nintendo ds’ to catch and train powerful teams of Pokémon. With Pokémon go, the line between Pokémon and the world we live in is as thin as ever. With a few simple steps, you can learn how to be a successful Pokémon trainer, and, maybe one day, even catch ’em all. Number 1, Getting Started With the Pokémon go App. Go to the App Store. Pokémon go is available on the iPhone and Android. From the home screen of your phone. Swipe your finger to the right and type “App Store” (or “Play Store”, on an Android) into the search bar that appears. Tap the App Store icon to open the App Store. Search for the Pokémon go app. Tap on the Search button at the bottom of the screen and type “Pokémon go” into the search bar.
Tap Search to see a list of results pop up. Download the Pokémon go app. Find the Pokémon go app in the results. Tap the get button at the top-right corner of the results bar. You may be prompted to enter your Apple ID password. After doing this, you should see the app begin to download. Open the Pokémon go app. Press the home screen button and tap on the new Pokémon go icon that will have appeared. If you don’t see the app on your home screen, swipe left until you see the Spotlight search bar appear where you can type “Pokémon go” in and tap on the app that appears.
Allow Pokémon go to access your location. Giving the app access to your location will allow you to make full use of the game’s features. Enter your date of birth. When you have done this, hit Submit. Number 2, Sign up for a Pokémon go account, You can do this one of two ways. Sign up using G-Mail. If you have a G-Mail account, you can choose this option to link your account to the game. Allowing you to share data between the two accounts. Signing up with G-Mail currently seems to be more stable than using the Pokémon Trainer Club. Sign up for the Pokémon Trainer Club. This is a feature on Pokémon.com that seeks to create a dedicated community of Pokémon players who can communicate, battle, and trade Pokémon with one another. If you’re interested in joining this community, this is a good option to choose. Design your trainer avatar. After accepting the terms and conditions and an introduction from Professor Willow, you’ll be taken to the picture of two avatars. Tap your preferred presentation and you’ll be taken to a screen where you can edit different physical features of your avatar.
Edit your features by tapping on the different sections of each and using the arrows to toggle between different looks. Tap on the checkmark at the bottom-right corner of the screen when you are finished designing your avatar. You’re ready to go! Number 3, Catching Pokémon. Check the sidebar for Pokémon. If Pokémon are nearby, you’ll see a gray sidebar on the bottom-right corner of your screen that displays the silhouettes of the Pokémon near you. Watch for rustling grass. On your screen, look for a set of leaves moving around in the distance.
When you see some, you are receiving an indication that there may be a Pokémon there. Walk to the rustling grass. Yes, literally walk, with your feet, to where you see the rustling grass on the map! When you approach the spot, a Pokémon may appear on your screen. Tap on the Pokémon. When you get close enough to a Pokémon, tap on it to enter the game’s “capture” mode. It’s battle time. Check the Pokémon’s cp level. A Pokémon’s Combat Points, or cp level, is the number shown in the grey bar above its head, and it denotes their strength. A Pokémon with a low cp level will be easier to capture than a Pokémon with a high level. Use the right type of Pokéball. There are different types of Pokéballs you can use to capture Pokémon, and they yield different levels of effectiveness. A Pokéball is the most basic and weakest kind of ball to use – it’s also the kind of Pokéball you receive as you start the game. You can stock up on Pokéballs at a PokéStop, which will be discussed more in this article.
You can also buy PokéBalls at the PokéShop. Wait for the right moment. Look for the ring that sits inside the circle where the Pokémon is standing. It’ll be red, orange, or green depending on how difficult the Pokémon is to capture. It’ll also change in size; when this ring is at its smallest, the Pokémon is most vulnerable and your chances at capturing it are highest (but only if your Pokéball lands within the ring). When you’re ready, swipe the Pokéball towards the Pokémon to capture it. You’ll throw a Pokéball at it. If you miss, or the Pokémon bursts out of the Pokéball, you can try again until it flees. If it runs away, don’t fret – return to your map, and move on to your next attempt at finding and capturing a Pokémon! Master your throwing technique. The single most important factor that affects your ability to successfully capture Pokémon is the technique you use to fling a Pokéball at it. To throw a Pokéball, simply use your finger to flick the Pokéball towards the Pokémon on the screen.
To improve your throws, be sure to: Get your angle right. If you accidentally throw your Pokéball too far to the left or right, you’ll miss the Pokémon. Use the right amount of force. A slower, shorter flick will cause you to throw the ball with less force. A quick, longer flick will cause the ball to fly faster and longer. tried to turn to bennett’s enforce but be sure not to overshoot the pokemon during your throw turn off advent of reality Battles in Augmented Reality require you to have greater throwing precision as you try to capture Pokémon. To have a better shot at catching them, turn off AR in the game’s settings. Number 4 Using PokéStops. Look for PokéStops on your map. As you venture around the world, look for floating blue cubes on your map. These are PokéStops, where you can acquire valuable gear for your journey as a Pokémon trainer. Walk towards the PokéStop. As you approach it, it will change shape, turning into a medal shaped like a Pokéball.
This signals that you are close enough to use the PokéStop. Tap on the PokéStop. This will bring up a close-up view of the PokéStop. Spin the medal with your finger. A number of items will appear around the medal. Tap on the items to add them to your pack. Find another PokéStops that is blue. After you use a PokéStop, it will turn purple, indicating that you’ve recently used it and it needs time to reset before you can collect more items from it. To collect more items, head to a PokéStop that appears on your map as blue..
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