Trending everywhere on the internet and the gaming world is Niantic’s Pokemon Go. The AR game is sure a big hit and where you have to catch the adorable Pokemon characters. Here is a guide on how to play Pokemon GO on PC. Although, the game uses device’s GPS and you have to move around to catch these tiny characters, PC gamers still have hope and you can play Pokemon Go on PC.
Playing Pokemon on PC is quite possible but you have to go through some steps and install a few programs to get the game started on your PC. This is because the PC version of the game is not officially released. You need to set the region to Australia, New Zealand and United States; these are the areas the game is available in. Good thing is that the game is available for Android and we have pretty much figured out how to get this game on PC like the other Android games. Just follow the steps mentioned in this guide and get Pokemon Go on PC.
Firstly, here are the programs that you will need before installing Pokemon Go;
- Bluestacks; a third party Android emulator to run the Andorid Apps and Games
- KingRoot; Android root access tool
- Fake GPS; to change the location of your device to a region where the game is available for download.
- Lucky Patcher
And lastly, Pokemon Go
- Download Pokemon Go APK here; Pokemon Go APK
Install these programs one by one and set the GPS location. Good Luck catching Pokemon.
Here’s How you can play Pokemon Go on PC [ Video Tutorial ]
Step 1. Install Bluestacks
(as soon as you’re done installing bluestacks please disable camera by going into REGEDIT on your computer and going to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\BlueStacks\Guests\Android\Config — hit camera and change the ‘1’ to a ‘0’ exit out of that.
Step 2. Add/Install Kingroot to bluestacks
Step 3. Run Kingroot and scroll to bottom and hit Try it. Wait til it gets to 100% and hit optimize.
Step 4. Restart android (right click cog wheel and restart android)
Step 5. Add/Install Lucky Patcher
Step 6. Open Lucky Patcher
Step 7. Hit Grant
Step 8. Click Rebuild/Install on bottom
Step 9. Hit SD—] Windows–] Find Fake GPS 4.6 .apk
Step 10. Install Fake GPS as SYSTEM App using Lucky Patcher (above steps)
Step 11. Hit yes when it asks you to install as system app, then hit NO when it asks you to reboot.
Step 12. Close out of everything except the welcome/android tab above.
Step 13. Restart Android (using cog wheel)
Step 14. Add Pokemon GO to Bluestacks (using the APK button on left side)
Step 15. Launch Lucky Patcher
Step 16. Hit Search on Bottom
Step 17. Hit Filter top right and sort as SYSTEM Apps
Step 18. You should see Fake GPS, click that and launch.
Step 19. In Fake GPS on the top right, go into settings and make sure EXPERT mode is checked.
Step 20. Find a place on map you want to start spoofing from.. ex., central park
Step 21. Hit the Play button or whatever on bottom right when you find a place
Step 22. The maps should close, thats fine. Open Pokemon GO (you’ll have to log into google account and stuff when you login) just sign in, just be sure to hit no when it says it wants to use your location.