A nasty error has returned to Pokémon GO that’s preserving gamers from loading their mates record and prevents them from utilizing the entire recreation’s options.
This error is nothing new, as variations of the difficulty have plagued the sport since buddy lists had been put within the recreation and with each content material replace since then, however this time it appears to be centered round new and returning customers.
In all chance, if you’re a participant that has been lively with Pokémon GO this drawback received’t pop up, particularly when you’ve got handled one thing related prior to now. It seems like the principle concern is predicated on the app being put in and never having the ability to join Niantic’s servers correctly.
Not solely does it hamper entry to the chums record, however it additionally seems to be interfering with the sport’s fitness metrics and infrequently eradicating the QR code on the battles tab of the pokemon finder. That stops gamers from including and receiving/sending items to mates, battling, and correctly monitoring fitness numbers – which impacts egg hatching and gathering buddy candies.
All of those issues are taking place to customers on each Android and iOS and throughout numerous totally different telephone fashions.
Niantic has been made conscious of the difficulty and is wanting into new fixes for the recurring issues. However as of now, there is no such thing as a repair for any of the issues past hoping that uninstalling and reinstalling the sport fixes the connection.
Thanks for reaching out, Wilson! We have acquired related stories and are wanting into this. Keep tuned to our official channels for additional bulletins. Respect your endurance. ^SR
— Niantic Assist (@NianticHelp) July 20, 2019
After all, simply deleting and redownloading the sport isn’t a assured approach to repair the issues and customers discussing the bugs on Reddit say that restarting their telephones and signing out of their accounts in-game did nothing both. This might imply the issue is with one thing in the latest replace of the sport inflicting the issue and never only a connection concern.
Niantic thanks the gamers who’re experiencing any of the bugs for being affected person as they’re engaged on fixing them. In addition they advocate staying up to date on any potential fixes by keeping track of the Niantic Support Twitter page.
Contemplating this drawback has been an ongoing concern for 3 days and gamers had been pressured to take care of it throughout the Mudkip Group Day, this needs to be resolved quickly.