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How to Download and Install Pokémon Go for Android in Any Region

Pokémon Go Download Guide | Install Pokémon Go for Android Without Region Restriction

Pokémon Go is absolutely the trending phenomenon at this moment, which topped free App chart in iTunes Store and had become biggest US mobile game ever with approximately 21 million active users daily according to recent survey. This game mixes real and virtual world driving players to discover, catch and train Pokémon on device screen like on all real places around you. Released in July, it is now just open to certain countries for Android and iOS. Cannot wait going in a craze of this fatally appealing free mobile game? Follow this guide to download and install Pokémon Go for Android in any region.

Free up More Space for Downloading Pokémon GO

Tip: Pokémon Go will occupy 58M storage while the data may take more in the future. If you don't have enough space on iPhone/iPad, you can delete some media files to free up memory. Before that, you are suggested to backup those files to computer via iOS file transfer software, for example WinX MediaTrans which can fast sync photos, videos, songs from iPhone, iPad, iPod to PC without data erasing.

Pokémon Go for Android Download and Installation Guide

Before downloading Pokémon Go for Android, we should be aware of its device requirements. From its official site, Pokémon Go can run on Android 4.4 and later. 2GB RAM or more is required. Strong internet connection, GPS and location services are essential. And, Intel CPUs are not supported. Make sure you have got a qualified device. Next download and install Pokémon Go on Android.

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Download Pokemon Go for Android from Google Play Store

Download Pokémon Go for Android in Other Regions

Way 1. Get Pokémon Go APK from Third-party Sites

Users who are unable to download Pokémon Go for Android from Google Play Store in locked regions can switch to some third-party sites for example APK Mirror for APK file download.

First of all, set Android device to enable unknown sources to install. Open Settings > Security or Privacy > Unknown Sources > Allow for the installation of apps from unknown sources.

Next, move to Pokémon Go APK page on the available site and click Download APK. Click OK if a warning message pops up.

Select Pokémon Go APK file from notification area or Downloads folder. Tap Install. Later, you can play Pokémon Go on your Android device.

Download Pokemon Go for Android using VPN

Way 2. Make Use of VPN for Pokémon Go Download on Android

It is actually unsecure choice to download Pokémon Go APK file because hidden virus or unexpected malicious stuffs may damage your device. In addition, rumors indicate that Pokémon Go developer has the plan to block APK Mirror and the like. On the other hand, a VPN service can help you access Google Play Store for Pokémon Go download on Android.

Open Settings on your device. Select accounts menu > add a new Google account. Sign up with a Gmail address. After signup succeeds, the account will be added to your device.

Visit https://wallet.google.com/manage/w/0/#settings (best on PC) with new account. Select location as US or other Pokémon Go available country. Give ZIP code and payment method. You can check add a payment method later if you don't want to give credit or debit card info.

Download and install a VPN on your device. Connect to US.

Before logging in Google Play Store with new account on your device, please clear original data on the Play Store. Then, go to the app page and install Pokémon Go for Android. After that, you can disconnect VPN and capture Pokémon on your device.

>> For iPhone users: Download Pokémon Go on iPhone in Any Country


Estrella H.

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Estrella H. is a senior editor at Digiarty covering all the latest tech in mobile industry for the better part of the first four years, from iPhone, Samsung to other innovative gadgets. And now she's been dived into data backup and management to keep data safe on mobile devices in the recent three years. Outside the tech, she is a songwriter and loves hip-hop.

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