Pokémon GO Updates and Patch Notes (Android)

Pokémon GO Updates and Patch Notes

Android Update History

Version 0.177.0 - June 2, 2020

Release Date: June 2, 2020
Download Size: 40.24 MB

Patch Notes:

  • GO Battle League ratings have been temporarily removed from the matchmaking screen for Trainers ranks 7 and up to discourage avoiding Battles against Trainers based on their rating. Visible ratings will return once we have a longer-term fix for this issue.
  • The UI for Battle screens in Gyms & Raids and Trainer Battles has been updated to show the number of stored Charged Attacks as white rings that appear around the attack
  • Apple sign-in: Apple ID can be used to sign in to Pokémon GO
  • Trainers will soon be able to opt-in to a new feature called PokéStop Scan and contribute to building 3D maps of PokéStops and Gyms
  • Select Trainers with specific devices will soon have access to the Reality Blending feature in AR Snapshots
  • The Meltan Box can no longer be activated when an Incense is already active
  • Fixed an issue in which tapping Fast Attacks quickly caused a delay in the next Charged Attack or switch during Battle
  • Fixed an issue that caused a Trainer to softlock the app if their Pokémon fainted during an opponent’s Charged Attack while experiencing severe latency
  • Fixed an issue that caused Fast Attacks against Team Leaders and Team GO Rocket to land more quickly than intended
  • Fixed an issue that caused the completed research notification to pop up twice for the same research task
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Team Medallion to not be purchasable in the Shop
  • Fixed an issue that caused the catch ring color to change slightly when any Berry was used, even if the Berry did not increase the catch rate
  • Fixed some minor layout issues that caused text to overlap with other UI elements in certain languages
Version 0.175.3 - May 28, 2020

Release Date: May 28, 2020
Download Size: 39.03 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Various text and bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.175.2 - May 21, 2020

Release Date: May 21, 2020
Download Size: 39.03 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Duration for items such as Star Pieces and Incense can now be stacked up to a total duration of 24 hours
  • Pokémon can now be powered up multiple times at once
  • Buddy Pokemon will occasionally bring their Trainers Gifts from nearby PokéStops
  • A bonus Field Research task will be sent to Trainers on a daily basis as long as the Trainer has an open Field Research slot; there is now an additional bonus Field Research slot that can contain a bonus Research task
  • The UI for battle screens has been polished
  • Fixed an issue that caused Trainers to experience a period of lag when switching to the next Pokémon after a Pokémon faints in Trainer Battles
  • Fixed an issue where friendship level hearts appear blue
  • Fixed an issue that caused Pokémon with multiple regional forms (e.g., Alolan form) to briefly show the wrong form upon evolution
  • Fixed texture issue on Premier Ball that caused it to appear darker than intended
  • Fixed an issue that caused Raid Boss to regenerate health frequently during Raid Battles
  • Fixed an issue that caused crashing upon loading the app on Samsung S20 devices
Version 0.175.1 - May 12, 2020

Release Date: May 12, 2020
Download Size: 38.88 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Fixed an issue where notifications for completing research tasks appeared twice—once when completing a task and once when the award was claimed
  • Fixed an issue where Trainers were returned to an incorrect position on the Friends list after exiting a Friend’s profile
Version 0.175.0 - May 7, 2020

Release Date: May 7, 2020
Download Size: 38.87 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Fixed an issue where the number of Trainers in private Raid Lobbies were visible to Trainers outside the lobby
  • Fixed an issue where icons for timed items, such as Star Pieces and Incense, were not removed from the map view when they expired
Version 0.173.2 - April 21, 2020

Release Date: April 21, 2020
Download Size: 92.19 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Various text and bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.173.0 - April 16, 2020

Release Date: April 16, 2020
Download Size: 93.46 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Access to nearby Raid Battles with Remote Raid Passes
  • A bonus daily Field Research task, received without spinning a PokéStop
  • The ability to power up Pokémon to the desired CP by using all the required Candies and Stardust at once
  • The ability to extend the duration of Star Pieces, Lucky Eggs, and Incense by using several of the items at once
Version 0.171.0 - March 26, 2020

Release Date: March 26, 2020
Download Size: 90.66 MB

Patch Notes:

  • The option to use a Premium Battle Pass to access premium rewards in Go Battle League is no longer available when the feature is turned off for server maintenance, or if the user has already completed the maximum number of daily sets
  • A new page, “Today View,” will help Trainers keep track of information relevant to them on a daily basis
  • A new loading screen has been added
  • Fixed an issue that caused the red dot notification to appear on the “Battle” button even though the GO Battle League walking requirement was not fully met
  • Fixed an issue that caused Battle invitations sent through the Battle Code to drop if the recipient did not stay on the Battle page until the invitation was received
  • Fixed an issue in which clicking “Claim Rewards” for a completed Battle set on the following day would result in one fewer allowed Battle set
  • Fixed an issue that caused the spotlights behind Friends’ avatars in the same Raid to disappear
  • Fixed an issue that caused some previously caught Pokémon to not show as registered in the Pokédex
  • Fixed an issue that disabled the “X” button when sending a gift, preventing Trainers from skipping the gift-sending animation
  • Mitigated some performance issues when scrolling through the Friends list
Version 0.169.0 - March 9, 2020

Release Date: March 9, 2020
Download Size: 91.14 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Charged TMs can now be used on Shadow Pokémon during certain specified events
  • Shadow Pokémon now deal and take more damage in battle
  • The option to use PokéCoins to “Battle Now” is no longer available when the feature is turned off for server maintenance, or if the user has already completed the maximum number of daily sets
  • Trainers are now blocked from starting a new GO Battle League set if they have reached the maximum number of battle sets that day
  • The Egg hatch animation has been updated for Pokémon wearing costumes
  • New Pokémon filters have been added: “age” to filter Pokémon by catch/hatch date, “year” to filter Pokémon by the year they were caught/hatched, and “evolvenew” to find all Pokémon that can be evolved into Pokémon currently unregistered in the Trainer’s Pokédex
  • Fixed an issue in which short-duration Fast Attacks (e.g., Water Gun, Lick) would cause lag during Trainer Battles
  • Fixed an issue that caused Pokémon caught in reward encounters through GO Battle League to have incorrect CP values and missing HP
  • Powering up a Pokémon that is in a Battle Party now properly updates its CP in the Battle Party tab
  • Fixed an issue that caused the lower portion of the screen to become unresponsive during a Trainer Battle
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Pokémon switch menu to appear immediately after switching to a new Pokémon during a Trainer Battle
  • Fixed an issue in which clicking “Claim Rewards” for a completed battle set on a following day would result in one fewer allowed battle set
  • Notification bubbles above the buddy portrait now show the correct icons for the buddy activity taken
  • Fixed an issue in which trainers could not swipe to pop item bubble rewards after spinning a PokéStop (the items were still automatically collected)
  • Fixed the animation sequence when purifying a Pokémon
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Mysterious Component collection screen to superimpose on top of the map view or other screens in certain situations
  • The Eggs button in the Trainer profile now correctly directs the Trainer to the Eggs tab of the Pokémon page instead of the Pokémon storage tab
Version 0.167.0 - February 18, 2020

Release Date: February 18, 2020
Download Size: 90.02 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Updated Trainer Profile to reflect more information under “Total Activity”
  • Pokémon name is now shown in evolution animation sequence
  • Left/right scroll arrows have been removed during Pokémon appraisals if the user is appraising the first or last available Pokémon
  • PokéStops now accurately show the addition of Lures
  • Fixed sorting by CP per Pokémon in Pokémon Storage
  • Fixed issue in which recent News would sometimes not appear on in-app News page
  • Fixed issue in which opponent Pokémon would occasionally visually return to its Poké Ball during a Trainer Battle or GO Battle League match
  • GO Battle League rewards now provide an inventory management option when trying to claim item or Pokémon encounter rewards with a full Bag or Pokémon storage
  • Fixed issue in which GO Battle League required distance to unlock a Battle set would round up for the last 0.05 km
Version 0.165.0 - January 23, 2020

Release Date: January 23, 2020
Download Size: 95.97 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Pokémon eligible for trade Evolution can now be searched using the search term “tradeevolve”
  • Attack and Defense stats changes are now cleared after swapping during combat
  • During battle, when two Pokémon use Charged Attacks at the same time, the Pokémon with the higher Attack stat will go first; if two Pokémon have the same Attack stat, a random Pokémon will go first
  • Removed EX Raid-eligible tag on Gyms with already scheduled EX Raids
  • Updates to Team Go Rocket Leader Shadow Pokémon encounter logic
  • Minor visual and audio updates to the Buddy Adventure feature
  • New ways to engage in Trainer Battles
  • Resolved an issue causing Galaxy S10 devices running Android 10 to crash when entering AR+ mode
  • The “Walk together” category under “Total Activities” now updates more frequently
  • In-game notifications for when your buddy collects a candy now direct you to the new Buddy Profile page
  • Fixed a bug where the “Swap Buddies” button on the Buddy Profile page was incorrectly grayed out
  • Fixed an issue where buddy walk distance could display as a negative value
  • The “Total days” counter now accurately tracks total days spent with your buddy on the Buddy Profile page
  • Feeding Berries to a buddy is now possible on a rotated device
  • Fixed instances when the Rocket Radar view could be superimposed on the normal Map View
  • Fixed an issue where a Team GO Rocket dialogue screen could appear when attempting to exit a Team GO Rocket battle
  • Added improvements to the Pokémon GO Plus automatic disconnect function
    Your buddy must now be on the Map to receive a “Battle together” Affection heart, matching the existing description of the activity
  • Fixed a bug where Trainers could earn a “Visit a new place” Affection heart by spinning the Photo Disk at a previously visited Gym
  • Fixed an issue where a Best Buddy Ribbon would not appear on Buddy Pokémon when first reaching the Best Buddy level
Version 0.163.0 - December 17, 2019

Release Date: December 17, 2019
Download Size: 95.69 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Team GO Rocket battles will now remember the last used Battle party; this is saved for each Team GO Rocket Grunt type and each Team Go Rocket Leader
  • Added new winter loading screen
  • The Super Rocket Radar item is no longer a deletable item, and will not count toward Bag space
  • New ways to interact with Buddy Pokémon
  • Improved considerable lag when selecting a Battle Party before combat or through Pokémon storage party tab
  • Fixed some Adventure Sync stability issues
  • Clicking the link to enable Adventure Sync on the fitness rewards screen now leads to the settings menu
  • Fixed Team GO Rocket music issues
  • Right-to-left languages now appear correctly when appraising a Pokémon
Version 0.161.2 - December 5, 2019

Release Date: December 5, 2019
Download Size: 94.67 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Various text and bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.161.0 - November 14, 2019

Release Date: November 14, 2019
Download Size: 92.74 MB

Patch Notes:

  • New Challenges: Grrr, Team GO Rocket is scarier than you know, and don’t you forget it; use the Rocket Radar to locate Team GO Rocket Hideouts
  • Shadow Pokémon: Catch new Shadow Pokémon Team GO Rocket Leaders leave behind
Version 0.153.1 - August 30, 2019

Release Date: August 30, 2019
Download Size: 98.24 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Various text and bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.149.0 - July 15, 2019

Release Date: July 15, 2019
Download Size: 93.71 MB

Patch Notes:

  • New Challenges: Take on Team GO Rocket Grunts in battle
  • Shadow Pokémon: Catch the mysterious Shadow Pokémon Team GO Rocket Grunts leave behind
  • New Appraisal Tool: You can now learn even more about your Pokémon when appraising them
  • Battle Mini-games: Charged Attack gameplay includes new mini-games
Version 0.143.2 - May 17, 2019

Release Date: May 17, 2019
Download Size: 97.26 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Additional Sinnoh Pokémon are now available to catch in the wild and hatch from Eggs
  • Earth Power is a powerful Ground-type Charged Attack that could lower your opponent’s defense in Trainer Battles; certain Pokémon recently arrived from the Sinnoh region will know Earth Power; other Pokémon that could know Earth Power include Nidoqueen, Nidoking, Aerodactyl, Camerupt, and Claydol
  • Glacial Lure Modules, Mossy Lure Modules, and Magnetic Lure Modules can be obtained in the in-game shop and will be available later this season as rewards for completing new Special Research tasks
  • Lure Modules attract local Pokémon as well as bonus Pokémon based on the type of lure; Glacial Lure Modules attract certain Pokémon that love the cold, such as Water- and Ice-Type Pokémon; Mossy Lure Modules attract certain Pokémon that love to frolic among the leaves, such as Bug-, Grass-, and Poison-Type Pokémon; Magnetic Lure Modules attract certain Pokémon that are drawn to electromagnetic forces, such as some Electric-, Steel-, and Rock-type Pokémon
  • When Trainers are within range of a PokéStop with an active lure of the appropriate type, and they can successfully spin its Photo Disc, Evolution of Magneton and Nosepass will be enabled, as well as certain Evolutions of Eevee; you can choose whether or not to proceed with these special Evolutions on the Pokémon’s detail screen
Version 0.139.2 - April 1, 2019

Release Date: April 1, 2019
Download Size: 96.15 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Trainers who are Best Friends will have a chance of becoming Lucky Friends
  • Activate stacking notification badges
  • Various text and bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.135.0 - February 17, 2019

Release Date: February 17, 2019
Download Size: 97.82 MB

Patch Notes:

  • You can now use a new feature called GO Snapshot to take photos of Pokémon in your collection
Version 0.131.1 - December 7, 2018

Release Date: December 7, 2018
Download Size: 95.04 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Trainers can now challenge someone nearby to a Trainer Battle by scanning their Battle Code
  • Trainers can send remote Trainer Battle challenges to their Ultra Friends or Best Friends
  • Trainers can Trainer Battle against team leaders
  • Trainer Battles take place in one of three different Trainer Battle Leagues, and each requires a team of three Pokémon; each Trainer Battle League has different Pokémon CP limits
  • New hair colors and skin tones available for Trainer avatars
Version 0.129.1 - November 22, 2018

Release Date: November 22, 2018
Download Size: 88.26 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Connect to your Facebook account to add Facebook friends, who are Pokémon GO Trainers, to your Friends List; friends also need to enable this feature
  • Reverse-sort your Friends List and Pokémon Storage
  • Pokémon caught prior to the current calendar year will now have a unique indicator
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.127.1 - November 13, 2018

Release Date: November 13, 2018
Download Size: 86.46 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Added two Pokémon: Meltan and Melmetal
  • Added Poké Ball Plus support and Nintendo Switch compatibility
  • Added new item: Sinnoh Stone
Version 0.125.1 - October 27, 2018

Release Date: October 27, 2018
Download Size: 85.45 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.123.1 - October 10, 2018

Release Date: October 10, 2018
Download Size: 84.17 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Pokémon originally discovered in the Sinnoh region are arriving in Pokemon GO
  • Friend Requests and Gift notifications will now stack
  • Pokémon GO AR+ is now available on select Android devices
  • You can now select multiple Pokémon at a time when preparing to battle at a Gym or participate in a Raid Battle
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.119.0 - September 12, 2018

Release Date: September 12, 2018
Download Size: 82.14 MB

Patch Notes:

  • PokéStop nominations will be available in beta to level 40 players in Brazil and South Korea
  • You can now remove Pokémon from your Favorites while in the trade interface
  • You can now share an Exclusive Raid Pass with one friend
  • You can now swipe to dismiss in-app notifications
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.115.0 - August 17, 2018

Release Date: August 17, 2018
Download Size: 82.74 MB

Patch Notes:

  • You can now use QR Codes to add friends
  • Improved Pokémon Collection search function lets you search using the term “Lucky”
  • You can now view map details for PokéStops on your screen
  • At-a-glance notifications now show when you have sent a Gift or increased your Friendship level with a friend
  • Additional settings options let you hide Recently Caught Pokémon from friends
  • In-game notifications have a new UI and interactive capabilities
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.111.1 - July 20, 2018

Release Date: July 20, 2018
Download Size: 84.85 MB

Patch Notes:

  • When Pokémon are traded, there is chance that both traded Pokémon become Lucky Pokémon
  • You can now sort the Friends List and assign nicknames to Friends
  • Gifts may now contain Stardust
  • Trainers now receive XP for sending Gifts
  • Added the ability to delete unsent Gifts
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.107.0 - June 18, 2018

Release Date: June 18, 2018
Download Size: 85.46 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Added new social features that allow Trainers to add and remove Friends on their Friends List and build up their Friendship Level; as Trainers gain friendship they’ll earn bonuses when participating in Raid Battles
  • Added a new gifting feature which allows Trainers to send friends Gifts they collect from PokéStops
  • Added the ability for Trainers to trade Pokémon
  • Improved Pokémon Collection screen search functionality enables Trainers to search using “Alola”
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.105.0 - May 24, 2018

Release Date: May 24, 2018
Download Size: 83.52 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Improved in-game messaging for error codes
  • Added ability to view and activate items, such as Rare Candy and TMs, directly from a Pokémon’s info screen
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.103.2 - May 9, 2018

Release Date: May 9, 2018
Download Size: 83.48 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Trainers can now transform Rare Candy to a specific Pokémon’s Candy in bulk
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.101.1 - April 25, 2018

Release Date: April 25, 2018
Download Size: 92.88 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Aspect ratios and UI are now optimized for larger screens such as iPhone X and Samsung 8
  • Lucky Eggs and Star Pieces are now accessible and usable from the Raid and Gym Battle inventories
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.99.2 - April 14, 2018

Release Date: April 14, 2018
Download Size: 99.22 MB

Patch Notes:

  • The Nearby Pokémon indicator now prioritizes Pokémon that are not registered to your Pokédex and are at PokéStops near you
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.97.2 - March 30, 2018

Release Date: March 30, 2018
Download Size: 96.29 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Introduced the new Field Research and Special Research feature that encourages Trainers to complete objectives to earn unique rewards
  • Trainers can now discover Mythical Pokémon Mew for the first time with Special Research
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.95.3 - March 16, 2018

Release Date: March 16, 2018
Download Size: 87.36 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Facebook credentials can now be used to log into the app via the “Account” section in Settings
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.91.1 - February 5, 2018

Release Date: February 5, 2018
Download Size: 89.70 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Improved the in-game News feature
  • The Pokémon Collection search function now lets Trainers search using “Shiny”
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.89.1 - January 17, 2018

Release Date: January 17, 2018
Download Size: 89.55 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Resolved a bug that caused the Pokémon Collection screen to scroll to the top after evolving, transferring, or renaming a Pokémon
  • Added the ability to sort the Pokédex by region
  • Improved incubator sorting order when selecting an incubator
  • Improved the way Pokémon scale throughout the app
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.87.5 - December 21, 2017

Release Date: December 21, 2017
Download Size: 89.65 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Added the all-new AR+ encounter mode for Trainers on ARKit-enabled devices (iPhone 6S or later) running iOS 11
  • Improved Pokémon GO Plus responsiveness on devices running iOS 11
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.85.2 - December 8, 2017

Release Date: December 8, 2017
Download Size: 88.64 MB

Patch Notes:

  • 50 additional Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region can be caught
  • Real-world weather conditions are now reflected in Map View, in battle, and when catching Pokémon
  • Added a weather icon that can be tapped to highlight which Pokémon types are more likely to appear in the surrounding area and will be affected by current weather conditions
  • Added the beta feature to create battle parties that allow Trainers to save teams of up to six Pokémon to take into Gym battles and Raid Battles
  • Increased Pokémon Storage maximum to 1,500
  • Updated the battle interface to include a dedicated button for performing a Charged Attack
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.83.1 - November 21, 2017

Release Date: November 21, 2017
Download Size: 87.44 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Added support and made optimizations for the iPhone X screen resolution
  • Removed support for devices running iOS 8
  • Resolved a bug causing error banners to remain visible until the app is restarted
  • Resolved a bug that prevented Trainers from powering up Pokémon to their max CP
  • Improved load times when you open the app
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.81.1 - November 1, 2017

Release Date: November 1, 2017
Download Size: 92.88 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Resolved a bug that prevented Trainers from powering up Pokémon to their max CP
  • Resolved a bug that caused Trainers’ contributions to reset when rejoining a Raid Battle
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.79.2 - October 14, 2017

Release Date: October 14, 2017
Download Size: 91.23 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.77.1 - October 7, 2017

Release Date: October 7, 2017
Download Size: 82.29 MB

Patch Notes:

  • A confirmation dialogue now appears when attempting to transfer costumed Pokémon
  • Costumed Pokémon can no longer be mass-transferred
  • Resolved a bug causing occasional network errors while battling in Gyms
  • Resolved a bug causing Raid Battle lobbies to display the incorrect number of Trainers preparing for battle
  • Resolved a bug causing the Pokémon selected in the Raid Battle lobby to be reset after clicking the Items button
  • Resolved a bug where some Curveballs weren’t registering properly
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.75.0 - September 18, 2017

Release Date: September 18, 2017
Download Size: 82.91 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Items received from spinning Gym PokéStops and completing Raid Battles are now displayed in the Journal
  • Improved Pokémon Collection screen search functionality enables Trainers to search using “Defender” and “Legendary”
  • Resolved a bug that caused Pikachu hats to disappear from the in-game model and icon
  • Resolved a bug that caused some icons to disappear when scrolling through the Pokédex
  • Various bug fixes and performance updates
Version 0.73.1 - August 30, 2017

Release Date: August 30, 2017
Download Size: 82.39 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Added the ability for Trainers to spin the Photo Disc at a Gym using the Pokémon GO Plus accessory
  • Added the ability to view the number of Trainers entered, and preparing, for a Raid Battle before using a Raid Pass
  • Improved Pokémon Collection screen search functionality by allowing Trainers to search through their Pokémon’s moves using the “@” character
  • Resolved a bug which caused the Raid Boss to always break free from the last Premier Ball
  • Resolved a bug that prevented Trainers from seeing they’d received double XP from Raid Battles when using a Lucky Egg
  • Various bug fixes
Version 0.69.1 - July 28, 2017

Release Date: July 28, 2017
Download Size: 96.64 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Spark has returned to appraise Pokémon for Team Instinct Trainers
  • Resolved a motivation decay bug impacting Pokémon with less than 3,000 CP
  • Resolved a bug causing Pokémon GO to freeze after consuming Potions too quickly
  • Resolved a bug causing Pokémon GO to freeze after all six Pokémon faint during a Raid Battle
  • Resolved an issue causing iPhone 6 devices to crash
Version 0.69.0 - July 18, 2017

Release Date: July 18, 2017
Download Size: 96.61 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Added icons to the Pokémon information screen to indicate how the Pokémon was caught
  • Added the ability for Trainers to spin the Photo Disc at a Gym after completing a Raid Battle
  • Added the ability for Trainers to send Berries to their Pokémon defending Gyms through the Pokémon info screen when they are not nearby; motivation regained will be less effective through this method
  • Added the ability for Trainers to give Berries to Pokémon defending Gyms if their motivation meter is full
  • Improved Pokémon Collection screen search functionality
  • Fixed an issue where Trainers were unable to complete Raid Battles started before time expired on the map view
  • Fixed an issue where Pokémon are not properly returned to their Trainer after defending a Gym
  • Various bug fixes
Version 0.67.1 - June 20, 2017

Release Date: June 20, 2017
Download Size: 96.86 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Gym features significantly updated to add the all-new motivation system
  • Added new Gym Badge feature
  • Added in-app and push notification system for Gyms
  • Added Raid Battles, a new cooperative gameplay experience
  • Added four new items available only by completing Raid Battles
  • Added Raids tab to Nearby screen
  • Added search functionality to Pokémon collection screen
  • Added visual indicator to unvisited PokéStops
Version 0.63.1 - May 9, 2017

Release Date: May 9, 2017
Download Size: 85.93 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Added Brazilian Portuguese language support
  • Tapping on a medal will now show your progress toward the next medal tier
Version 0.61.0 - April 6, 2017

Release Date: April 6, 2017
Download Size: 86.16 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Added Traditional Chinese language support
  • Updated the Pokémon collection screen scroll bar
  • Various bug fixes
  • Minor text fixes
Version 0.59.1 - March 21, 2017

Release Date: March 21, 2017
Download Size: 88.78 MB

Patch Notes:

  • The 7-day ‘First PokéStop of the Day’ streak will now award a random Evolution item
  • Minor text fixes
Version 0.57.2 - February 16, 2017

Release Date: February 16, 2017
Download Size: 85.94 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Catch over 80 additional Pokémon originally discovered in the Johto region
  • Gender-specific variations of select Pokémon can be caught
  • Added new encounter mechanics
  • Added Poké Ball and Berry selection carousels to the encounter screen
  • Added Nanab and Pinap Berries
  • Added new avatar outfit and accessory options
  • Added new night-mode map and encounter music
  • Added bonus Candies for catching evolved Pokémon
  • Implemented Apple Watch connection stability improvement
  • Various bug fixes
  • Minor text fixes
Version 0.55.0 - January 28, 2017

Release Date: January 28, 2017
Download Size: 81.36 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Reduced the starting load time on Android devices
  • Resolved Android connectivity issues for the Pokémon GO Plus accessory
  • Integrated iOS wheelchair support for use with Apple Watch
  • Minor text fixes
Version 0.53.1 - January 17, 2017

Release Date: January 17, 2017
Download Size: 82.75 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Updated Apple Watch to display Eggs obtained from PokéStops
  • Changed distance tracking to better account for GPS drift
  • Minor text fixes
Version 0.51.0 - December 19, 2016

Release Date: December 19, 2016
Download Size: 84.45 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Fixed a bug that caused incorrect vibration notifications
  • Day and night modes have changed to more accurately reflect the Trainer’s current time of day
  • Minor text fixes
Version 0.49.1 - December 6, 2016

Release Date: December 6, 2016
Download Size: 88.31 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Transfer multiple Pokémon at a time to Professor Willow; to use this function, press and hold on a Pokémon
  • Pokémon type icons have been added to the Gym battle approach and Gym battle screen
  • The total Candy count for your Buddy Pokémon has been added to the buddy information screen
  • The total kilometers a buddy has walked has been added to the information screen of each Pokémon that has ever been your buddy
  • Minor text fixes
Version 0.47.1 - November 18, 2016

Release Date: November 18, 2016
Download Size: 90.12 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Fixed an issue where the Egg-hatching cutscene animation would sometimes be briefly visible from the map view
  • Minor text fixes
Version 0.45.0 - November 6, 2016

Release Date: November 6, 2016
Download Size: 87.89 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Earn bonuses for the first Pokémon catch and PokéStop visit each day; receive a larger bonus when you do this seven days in a row
  • When you defeat the Gym Leader at a rival Gym, there will be a brief period of time where only you will be able to place a Pokémon in the open Gym
  • The amount of Prestige a rival Gym loses when you defeat a regular Gym member has increased; the amount of Prestige gained by training at a friendly Gym has been lowered
  • Minor text fixes
Version 0.43.4 - October 26, 2016

Release Date: October 26, 2016
Download Size: 87.69 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Minor bug fixes
Version 0.43.3 - October 23, 2016

Release Date: October 23, 2016
Download Size: 87.68 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Professor Willow discovered that Eggs have different patterns depending on the distance required to hatch them
  • Pokémon type icons have been added to the information screen for each Pokémon
  • Low battery indicator added for the Pokémon GO Plus
  • Minor text fixes
Version 0.41.2 - October 10, 2016

Release Date: October 10, 2016
Download Size: 76.98 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Catch Bonus: Trainers can earn a catch bonus for a Pokémon type as they catch more of a specific type
  • Updated Gym Training: Trainers can now bring six Pokémon to battle at friendly Gyms; the CP of the Pokémon you are battling may be temporarily adjusted lower for your training session
  • Egg & Incubator Screens: These will periodically update the distance walked without the Trainer needing to close and reopen the screen
  • Fixed several audio issues
  • Decreased the evolution animation time
  • Minor fixes
Version 0.39.0 - September 22, 2016

Release Date: September 22, 2016
Download Size: 76.48 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Capture location: The location where a Pokémon was caught is now displayed on their information screen
  • Pokémon GO Plus and Incense: Trainers can attempt to capture Pokémon they encounter from using Incense with the Pokémon GO Plus accessory
  • Minor bug fixes
Version 0.37.0 - September 10, 2016

Release Date: September 10, 2016
Download Size: 77.16 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Implemented Buddy Pokémon: Trainers can now choose one of their Pokémon to be their buddy; A Trainer can earn Candy for their Buddy Pokémon by walking a certain distance
  • Made it easier to select smaller Pokémon on the screen
  • Fixed an issue where Eggs would sometimes hatch without displaying the animation
  • Improved performance reliability when a device switches networks to no longer cause the application to hang or stop updating
  • Pokémon GO Plus support
  • Minor text fixes

Developer note: We continue to focus on eliminating bots and scrapers from Pokémon GO. Rooted or jail-broken devices are not supported by Pokémon GO. Remember to download Pokémon GO from the official Google Play Store or iTunes App Store only.

Version 0.35.0 - August 22, 2016

Release Date: August 22, 2016
Download Size: 60.71 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Implemented Pokémon Appraisal: Trainers can now learn about a Pokémon’s attack and defense capabilities from their Team Leader (Candela, Blanche, or Spark) to determine which of their Pokémon have the most potential for battle
  • Minor bot fixes
Version 0.33.0 - August 8, 2016

Release Date: August 8, 2016
Download Size: 61.48 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Added a dialog to remind Trainers that they should not play while traveling above a certain speed. Trainers must confirm they are not driving in order to continue playing
  • Made improvements to the accuracy of a Curveball throw
  • Fixed a bug that prevented ”Nice,” ”Great,” and “Excellent” Poké Ball throws from awarding the appropriate XP bonuses
  • Fixed achievements showing incorrect Medal icons
  • Enabled the ability for Trainers to change their nickname one time
  • Resolved issues with the battery saver mode on iOS and re-enabled the feature
  • Added visuals of Team Leaders Candela, Blanche, and Spark
  • Currently testing a variation of the “Nearby Pokémon” feature with a subset of users; during this period you may see some variation in the Nearby Pokémon user interface (UI)
  • Minor text fixes
Version 0.31.0 - July 30, 2016

Release Date: July 30, 2016
Download Size: 59.91 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Removed the “3-step” footprints tracker to improve game functionality
  • Adjusted Trainer avatar image
  • Minor bug fixes
Version 0.29.3 - July 20, 2016

Release Date: July 20, 2016
Download Size: 58.06 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Minor text fixes
Version 0.29.2 - July 13, 2016

Release Date: July 13, 2016
Download Size: 58.06 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Pokémon GO arrives in Germany
  • Support for Android Nougat and Intel x86 processors
Version 0.29.0 - July 5, 2016

Release Date: July 5, 2016
Download Size: 58.06 MB

Patch Notes:

  • Pokémon GO is now live in several countries including the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and more

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