How to Download and Install Pokémon Go on Android & iOS Devices

Since its first release in 1996, Pokemon has entertained entire mobile generation. With its latest Pokemon Go, the game franchise is in news. But this news is not for every Pokemon lover as this game is available in a select few countries viz. Australia, US, UK and New Zealand.

But this geographical restriction should not hold back any other users from using Pokemon Go on his Android and iOS devices. Hence, there is a workaround for Pokemon fans. If you are not from the above three countries, you should read this information till the last word. We have presented two methods to download and install Pokemon Go: one is for Android users and another for iOS users.

Before you go ahead…

Since the Pokemon server is flooded by humongous amount of fans, you may find it difficult to connect with server.

It is advisable to first check the server status; follow this link.

For US users, they can download Pokemon Go for Android phones and for iOS devices.

Pokemon Go official list of Compatible devices:


  • Android 4.4 to Android 6.0.1 (Android N will not supported until the official Android release)
  • Preferred resolution of 720×1280 pixels (Not optimized for tablet)
  • Strong internet connection (Wi-Fi, 3G, or 4G)
  • GPS and Location Services
  • Intel CPUs are not supported


  • iPhone 5+
  • iOS 8+
  • Strong internet connection (Wi-Fi, 3G, or 4G)
  • GPS and Location Services
  • Jailbroken devices are not supported

How to Download and Install Pokemon Go on Android Device

Step #1: Download Pokemon Go APK.

Step #2: Now connect your Android device with your computer by using USB cable.

Step #3: Copy the file to Downloads folder.

Step #4: Launch Settings on your Android phone.

Step #5: Tap on Security tab; then allow installation of apps from unknown sources.

Step #6: Finally go to the Downloads folder on your Android phone and install it.

It’s done!

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How to Download and Install Pokemon Go on iPad/iPhone 6/6s Plus/5s/SE

If Android users can download and install this game, why should iPhone and iPad users lag behind? Check this information and enjoy the game.

Step #1: Launch Settings app on your iPhone.

Step #2: Tap on App & iTunes Stores.

Step #3: Tap Apple ID.

Step #4: Now tap on View Apple ID and then type in your Apple ID password.

Step #5: Tap on Country/Region.

Step #6: Now choose a country from the list (Australia, US or New Zealand).

Step #7: Agree to the T&Cs.

Step #8: Tap on Agree followed by Next.

Step #9: Tap on None followed by Next.

Step #10: Now tap on Not Now.

Step #11: Finally, tap on Done.

Now you are ready to enjoy your favourite game. Launch App Store and download Pokemon Go.

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