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This is how to play POKEMON GO on your smartphone – Game Tutorial!

Pokemon Go is on everyone’s mouth these days and we cant stop talking about it. Pokemon Go, was recently launched for iOS…

By Administrator in Smartphones on July 19, 2016

Pokemon Go is on everyone’s mouth these days and we cant stop talking about it. Pokemon Go, was recently launched for iOS and Android and is already larger attention than Tinder and is on its way to surpassing Twitter’s daily active user count.

What is Pokemon Go?

Pokemon Go is an reality Geo-tagging game for iOS and Android smartphones. You take the role of a ‘trainer’ and catch Pokemon that appear in the GPS on your phone. Your smartphone shows a map with different species of Pokemon nearby.

You then must catch the Pokemon by taking aim and throwing a Pokeball at it. Some species are more difficult to capture than others, as they run around everywhere in the surrounding and you have to throw Pokeball a finite number of times.

Once you’ve earned enough experience as a trainer, you can then go to a nearby Pokémon Gym to battle and power up your Pokemon.

Main aim of this game is getting Pokemon, Here is the step-wise method of playing Pokemon Go –

  1. Tap on a Pokemon on the map
  2. The Pokemon will appear on your screen in augmented reality. Move your phone around to get the Pokemon in front of you
  3. Use your finger to fling the Pokeball from the bottom of the screen at the Pokemon
  4. With a little practice, you’ll hit the Pokemon and it will be sucked into the Pokeball
  5. The Pokeball will flash red until the Pokemon is secured
  6. Tap OK on the info card
  7. The Pokemon will be added to your Pokedex
  8. Tap the check-mark on the bio card


Pokestops – All the items you need to play the game are stored in these blue supply stores, dotted around the map.

Pokeballs – Used to catch Pokemon and build your team.

Incense and Lure Modules – You can use these items to attract more Pokemon to your location. At the start, this is vital to build a large team that you can then use to battle or trade for goodies further into the game.

Gyms – Available from level five, controlling gyms is what the game is all about. Located at points of interest and landmarks, these are where the battles between players and their Pokemon take place.

Factions – These are the teams you’re asked to join after reaching level five. They will determine which color a gym turns when you claim it. Simply pick your favorite color.

Potions, Super Potions and Revives – After a hard battle, you’ll need these to help your Pokemon recover before the next challenge.

Candy and Stardust – Think of these as supplements to make your Pokemon stronger and more evolved — absolutely vital for taking over more gyms.

Eggs – Go is big on XP, and you’ll need Lucky Eggs if you want to earn double XP. Regular eggs allow you to hatch more Pokemon to add to your team.

Razzberries – Harder to catch Pokemon can be tamed by feeding them these and winning their trust.

Footprints – Use the footprint guides in the ‘Nearby’ menu to navigate to rarer Pokemon. Three footprints means the creature is further away. No footprints means you’re very close.

The most effective method to get your first Pokemon –

Similarly as with all Pokemon recreations, when a mentor starts their first excursion, they’re given a decision of which Pokemon to begin with. After you’ve wrapped up your symbol, three Pokémon will show up before you. You can browse Bulbasaur, Charmander, or Squirtle; in the wake of catching one, the other two will vanish.

However, hold up: There’s additional. On the off chance that you leave the first three four times, you’ll get a fourth starter Pokemon alternative: Pikachu.

The most effective method to get other Pokemon –

Once you’ve begun with the diversion and caught your first Pokemon, it’s an ideal opportunity to go chasing for some others.

Step by step instructions to track and find close-by Pokemon in Pokemon Go

You can discover wild Pokemon by physically strolling around your range. Stick to populated zones: Pokemon seem regularly close PokeStops. The more PokeStops close-by, the more animals ought to show up. Take a stab at going to areas with a considerable measure of open craftsmanship; vacationer spots or shopping centers are incredible beginning stages.

As you stroll around in this present reality, your symbol moves along the guide utilizing GPS. At the point when a Pokemon is sufficiently close to catch, it appears on your screen. Since strolling around with your eyes stuck to your telephone is somewhat of a well being danger, the diversion is intended to permit you to keep your eyes free while you meander. You can keep your telephone next to you while you walk; when you are close to a Pokemon, you’ll get a warning as a vibration and (if your sound is turned on) the Pokemon’s one of a kind call.

You can then move to a protected area and tap the obvious Pokemon to catch it. Tapping zooms in on your symbol and dispatches an expanded reality involvement with the Pokemon moving around in the midst of your environment. In the event that you don’t see it on the screen promptly before you, move your gadget around until it shows up.

On the off chance that AR makes you sick or you don’t need your battery depleted, you can simply kill the element in the upper right corner.

Once you’ve found the Pokemon, it’s a great opportunity to toss a PokeBall to attempt and catch it. You “toss” in diversion by tapping and hanging on your PokeBall; a shining, contracting ring seems then around the Pokemon. At the point when the ring gets to its littlest, you need to flick your Poke Ball specifically toward the animal and discharge your finger; if effective, you’ll catch the Pokemon inside.

Not all Pokemon appreciate being inside itty bitty territories, in any case, and some may hop out of your Poke Ball after maybe a couple shakes. In the event that this happens, you’ll need to toss another Poke Ball to attempt and recover it, in case you’re running low on supplies.

As you advance in the amusement, you’ll experience more grounded Pokemon that require an all the more intense PokeBall. In the event that the ring encompassing the Pokemon is green, you ought to have no issue catching it; on the off chance that it’s yellow, you have a fifty-fifty chance; when you see a red ring, you’ll have to utilize different Poke Balls, all the more capable Poke Balls, or Razz Berries to have a remote shot of getting it.

More than one player can get the same Pokemon; on the off chance that you and your companion see the same Pokemon in the city, you can both snatch it for your different accumulations.

You can likewise utilize uncommon things to pull in Pokemon to your area: You can utilize incense to bait Pokemon to you by and by for 30 minutes, or — in case you’re at a PokeStop — utilize a Lure Patch. This will convey Pokemon to the stop; each player there can get them for the following 15 minutes.


Pokemon Go is accessible to download in many countries now, making the fifth spot worldwide where the fiercely prominent expanded reality diversion is authoritatively accessible. Smartphone users in different places can even now download Pokemon Go on Apple iPhones and Android handsets by installing APK files.

Steps to download Pokémon Go on iOS devices:

  • In the App Store app, scroll down to the bottom and select your Apple ID. Then choose “Sign out.”
  • Change your region to U.S., Australia or New Zealand by going to Settings > General > Language and Region.
  • Create a new Apple ID for the region that you’ve selected, by going to appleid.apple.com/account. It’s best to make these changes using a computer so you don’t have to enter any credit card details.
  • After entering your details, hit “Continue” and follow the steps to verify the account.
  • After the account verification, go to the App Store on your device, scroll down and select “Sign in.” The device will ask you to review the new account and suggest you add card details, but you can select “None.”
  • Once the previous step is completed you can search for Pokémon Go in the App Store and download it.

Steps to download Pokémon Go on Android devices:

Before proceeding to the download process in Android devices, the phone setting needs to be changed to allow installation of APK file. For this, Go to Settings > Security> and allow permission to download “Unknown sources.” You will receive a pop-up message that reads: “Your Phone and personal data are more vulnerable to attack by apps from unknown sources. You agree that you are solely responsible for any damage to your phone or loss of data that may result from using these apps.” Press “OK” to complete the process.

  •  Download the Pokémon Go APK file from websites such as APK Mirror or APK Pure. After the download is completed you will receive a warning message. If you wish to continue, press “OK.”
  • Scroll down and select “Install” on the Pokémon Go file in the notification centre.
  • In case you have downloaded the file on your PC, you need to transfer the file to your phone via USB. Tap on Pokémon GO in your Downloads folder to install Pokémon GO.

For those who have already installed the game using APK file in the U.K., you need to delete the file. Here are the steps:

  • Delete the Pokémon Go app you downloaded through APK file.
  • Make sure you’re logged in to the right app store account (App Store or Google Play Store) and your region is set to the UK. Do this by going to Settings -> General -> Language and Region
  • Redownload the game and log in using the Google or Pokémon Trainer Club account that you registered with before to ensure that all your data and progress in the game is stored.

How to get Pokémon Go from the U.S. App Store, even if you’re not in the U.S.

First you need to log out of your local App Store:

  1. Launch App Store from your Home screen.
  2. Tap on Apple ID: [your current email] at the very bottom.
  3. Tap on Sign Out.

Next you need to change the region on your iPhone or iPad:

  1. Launch Settings from your Home screen.
  2. Tap on General.
  3. Tap on Language & Region near the bottom.
  4. Tap on Region
  5. Check off United States.

Now you need to create the new account in the U.S. Store:

  1. Go to the Pokémon Go listing on the App Store on your iPhone or iPad. (Tap that link!)
  2. (Tap Change Store if it stays stuck on your old region and says the item isn’t available in the current store.)
  3. Tap Get.
  4. Tap Install.
  5. Tap Create New Apple ID.
  6. Check United States if it isn’t already checked.
  7. Fill out the required information.
  8. Tap None for billing information. Pokémon Go is free, and you can always buy U.S. iTunes gift cards later if you want to purchase other content from the store.
  9. Launch Mail to verify the email address you used for the U.S. account.

Finally, download Pokémon Go:

  1. Go to the Pokémon Go listing on the App Store on your iPhone or iPad. (Tap that link!)
  2. Tap Get.
  3. Tap Install.
  4. Login to your new U.S. iTunes Account if you aren’t already logged in.
  5. Repeat the Get and Install steps if you have to.

You should change your region back to your local country, and your iTunes account back to your local account, but you can return to the U.S. when and if you need to simply by logging out and then logging back in to the new U.S. account your created.

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