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How to Get Pokemon Go on Apple Watch

Is it possible to get Pokemon Go on Apple Watch?

Earlier, Pokemon Go was a popular one among the people who used to watch anime. The Niantic developers of Pokemon Go have also released the application compatible with the Apple watch. So that the users can access all the necessary notifications and gather items on the watch without accessing the iPhone. It uses the Phone’s GPS and the data from fitness apps to offer in-game credits as a reward. It ensures the users stay fit and healthy by completing certain challenges to win buddy candy and hatch eggs in the game.

Unfortunately, Niantic has ended its support for Pokemon on the Apple watch. So let’s discuss how it was utilized along with the features of the Pokemon Go on an Apple watch.

How to Configure the Pokemon Go App on Apple Watch

1. The user has to download and install the Pokemon Go from the AppStore.

2. Open the Watch app on the iPhone and scroll down to find the “Pokemon Go” option, and select it.

Show App on Apple Watch option

3. Enable the “Show App on Apple Watch” to access the application using an iWatch.

One of the primary features of this application is that it keeps running in the background. It helps track the user’s activities and offers rewards based on the activities.

1. Open the “Settings” option from the home screen of the iPhone device.

privacy tab on iPhone

2. Scroll down to the “Privacy” option and click on the “Health” tab from the list.

3. Now, the user can choose Pokemon Go to sync the app with the tracking application.

Pokemon Go on Apple Watch

4. Enable all the switch buttons of all the available categories.

Adventure Sync in Pokemon Go

It is a great initiative where the users are encouraged to go out and catch Pokemon. The application comes with an adventure sync feature. This feature has broken the myth that games have made kids lazy. So this application gets the data of the user’s activity through the Apple Health App. And it has assigned several targets as a milestone. Once the user reaches it, they will be awarded buddy candies and an opportunity to hatch eggs. But the users whose level is five and above will only be able to participate in the adventure sync.

How to Sync Pokemon Go to Apple Health

The user can sync the Pokemon Go to Apple Health using an iWatch, but that does not mean it cannot be synced using an iPhone. It is a simple process where the user can sync the game application with Apple health. By doing this, the game will be able to access the data from Apple Health and give rewards to the users based on their achievements.

1. Open the Pokemon Go application on the iPhone.

2. Now, click on the “Main Menu” option available on the device.

Pokemon Go on Apple Watch

3. Click on the “Settings” tab and scroll down to the “Adventure Sync” option.

Settings option on Pokemon Go

4. A pop-up screen will appear asking for permission to access the data of Apple Health.

Enable Adventure Sync for Pokemon Go on Apple Watch

5. Grant the permission, and the process will happen on its flow.

Once the process is completed, the user must wait for the app to sync the data. Usually, it takes only a few minutes to share data, but it might take hours to sync in some circumstances.

How to Check if the Apple Health is Connected to Pokemon Go

At times, the user might experience the issue of not tracking the fitness activities. So the user has to ensure that the Apple Health and the Pokemon Go are correctly synced.

1. Open the Apple Health application on the iPhone and click on the “Sources” option. Apple Health is a built-in health app on Apple Watch to stay healthy.

2. Navigate to the Apps section on the device and ensure that the “Pokemon Go” option is enabled.

3. If the application is not synced, the user has to repeat connecting Apple health with Pokemon Go.


How does Pokemon Go track the regular activities using Apple Watch?

Pokemon Go has an inbuilt Adventure Sync feature to link the device with the Apple Health app on the iPhone. So by using this application, the users will be getting rewards based on the activities.

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