No, Pokemon Go! can‘t be played offline as the game requires continuous GPS and data connectivity to show the places that you have to visit. It uses the GPS to find your location and then the game continues.
Niantic today announced a new feature for Pokemon GO called “Adventure Sync” — a lofty name for a very simple feature: step tracking. Specifically, Adventure Sync will record your walking distance in the background, even if you’re doing other things with your phone.
In terms of swallowing up data, the logic is pretty simple. The more you play, the more data you will consume. According to Business Insider, on average Pokémon Go eats up about 25 megabytes in an eight-hour period. This works out at about 3 MB per hour.
There’s adventure everywhere! Even when you’re playing from the comfort of your home, there’s plenty to do in the world of Pokémon GO. The upcoming Play at Home section in the Poké Ball menu will soon be your go-to source for info on all the features that let you play the game in individual settings, wherever you are.
Pokémon GO is available for download at no charge on the App Store and Google Play. Pokémon GO is free to play, with loads of fun things to do and Pokémon to discover at every turn. Players can spend real money on PokéCoins, the in-game currency of Pokémon GO.
Since Pokemon Go requires your phone to constantly transmit your location through GPS and you need to move around a lot, you will be using your cellular data rather than a Wi-Fi connection. Below are some few tips that can help your reduce your mobile data usage. Make sure you don’t use mobile data to update the app.
Given all this information, we think we can call it: Pokémon Go uses Google Maps.
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Adventure sync uses steps tracked by your respective health app, but not other activity. This means it will track walking, light jogging/slow running, treadmill, maybe elliptical machines.
Trainers, rejoice. A new update is coming soon to Pokemon Go that will allow you to track steps even when the app is not open. This feature is easily one of the most requested by members of the Pokemon Go community.
Pokemon Go drains fully charged phone battery in as little as 2 to 4 hours on a high-end phone (Nexus 6) making it one of the most battery-hungry apps ever.
Mobile hotspot data usage
|Activity||Data per 30 min||Data per hour|
|Web browsing||Approx. 30MB||Approx. 60MB|
|Less than 1MB||Less than 1MB|
|Streaming music||Up to 75MB||Up to 150MB|
|Netflix||From 125MB||From 250MB|
During our tests TikTok used 70MB of data across five minutes, amounting to around 840MB in an hour under default settings. Using Data Saver this came to 30MB in five minutes or 360MB for an hour of viewing.