Poke Ball Plus

Similar to the Pokémon GO Plus wristband, the Poké Ball Plus can be used to help you catch 'em all in Pokémon GO on your iPhone and Android device. It's really easy to set up. You don't even have to open your Bluetooth settings. Here's how to connect your Poké Ball Plus to Pokémon GO on iPhone and Android.

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How to connect your Poké Ball Plus to Pokémon GO

  1. Launch Pokémon GO on your phone.
  2. Tap the Poké Ball on the screen.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Scroll down and tap Poké Ball Plus.
  5. Press the white button on your Poké Ball Plus.

    Tap the Poke Ball, then tap Settings then tap Poke Ball Plus

  6. Tap your Poké Ball Plus under Available Devices.
  7. Tap Turn It On! when prompted to confirm that you want to enable Poké Ball Plus.
  8. Tap OK.

    Tap your Poke Ball Plus, then tap Turn It On, then tap OK

Once connected your Poké Ball Plus will automatically spin and collect nearby Poké Stop and you can press the white button when a Pokémon is nearby to attempt to catch it.

If you're having trouble getting your Poké Ball Plus to connect to Pokémon GO, check out our troubleshooting tips.

How to disconnect your Poké Ball Plus from Pokémon GO

If you didn't already know this, you can't have the Poké Ball Plus paired with two devices (like your iPhone and Nintendo Switch) at the same time. Luckily, it's easy to unpair your Poké Ball from Pokémon GO. Here's how.

  1. Launch Pokémon GO on your phone.
  2. Tap the Poké Ball icon in the upper right corner of the screen.

Tap the Poke Ball in the upper-right corner. The Poke Ball will dim when it's disconnected

When disconnected, the Poké Ball will dim.

How to get the most out of Pokémon GO

Sure, you could keep playing Pokémon GO the way you always have by opening the game and taping and swiping the screen, like an animal, or you can really have some fun with the Poké Ball Plus.

Have a ball

Poké Ball Plus

Catch em all with a real Poké Ball!

If you want to really feel like a Pokémon Trainer, nothing beats being able to use a real Poké Ball to catch one. Plus, it works with Pokémon Let's Go on Nintendo Switch

The Poké Ball Plus connects to your phone so you can automatically spin Poké Stops that are in range and catch Pokémon without having to pull out your phone to open Pokémon Go. It also counts your steps so you can meet your goals and receive rewards (and earn candy for your companion Pokémon). It also works as a controller for Pokémon Let's Go on Nintendo Switch, so you're getting two gadgets in one. Did I mention that it's a Poké Ball? I mean, nuff said.

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