How to Get Pokemon Go for Android

Charlotte Daniels

Android, Tutorials

Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm since its release, and Android users are no exception to the frenzy. If you’re an Android user eager to join the Pokémon Go community, you’re in luck!

In this tutorial, we’ll guide you through the steps to get Pokémon Go on your Android device. So let’s dive in and catch ’em all!

Step 1: Check your device compatibility
Before getting started, it’s essential to ensure that your Android device meets the necessary requirements for running Pokémon Go smoothly. To do this:

1. Open the Google Play Store on your device. 2. Search for “Pokémon Go” in the search bar.

3. On the app’s page, look for compatibility information under the app name. Ensure that your device meets all the listed requirements.

Step 2: Download and install Pokémon Go
Once you’ve verified your device compatibility, it’s time to download and install Pokémon Go from the Google Play Store. Follow these steps:

1. Open the Google Play Store on your Android device. In the search bar, type “Pokémon Go” and tap on the search icon. Locate “Pokémon Go” from the search results and tap on it. 4. On Pokémon Go’s app page, tap on the “Install” button.

Wait for a few moments while your Android device downloads and installs Pokémon Go. Once installed, you’re ready to embark on your journey as a Pokémon Trainer!

Pokémon Go Tips:
Now that you have Pokémon Go installed on your Android device let’s go over some tips to enhance your gaming experience:

Catch ‘Em All:

  • PokéStops: Visit PokéStops to collect items such as Poké Balls, Potions, and more.
  • Gyms: Battle other trainers at gyms to claim them for your team.
  • Incense and Lure Modules: Use these items to attract Pokémon to your location.

Stay Safe:

  • Be aware of your surroundings while playing Pokémon Go.
  • Don’t trespass on private property when searching for Pokémon.
  • Do not play while driving or operating machinery.

Battery Saver:

  • Enable the battery saver mode within the app settings to conserve battery life.
  • Consider carrying a portable charger or power bank for longer play sessions.


You are now equipped with everything you need to get started with Pokémon Go on your Android device. Remember to stay safe and have fun exploring the world of Pokémon!

Whether you’re venturing out alone or teaming up with friends, this augmented reality game is sure to provide endless hours of adventure. So get out there, catch ’em all, and become a Pokémon Master!

Happy hunting!

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