The Pokemon Go Plus is a device that you can connect to your phone via Bluetooth and simply press a button to spin Pokestops and try to catch Pokemon. It’s a handy tool for playing the game when you may not otherwise be able to constantly look at your phone to throw Pokeballs or spin Pokestops.
But as you start using the Pokemon Go Plus, you will likely notice that you go through Pokeballs very quickly. This can create a situation where you need to spin Pokestops to refill your inventory, but the Go Plus will still try and catch Pokemon even though you don’t have any Pokeballs. Fortunately you can adjust the settings for the Pokemon Go Plus so that it will only spin stops when you need to refill your inventory.
How to Adjust Catching and Spinning Settings for the Pokemon Go Plus
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 12.1.4, using the most current version of the Pokemon Go app available at the time of writing. We are changing the setting for the Pokemon Go Plus, available here from Amazon.
Step 1: Open the Pokemon Go app.
Step 2: Touch the Pokeball icon at the bottom of the screen.
Step 3: Select the Settings option at the top-right of the screen.
Step 4: Scroll down and select the Pokemon Go Plus option.
Step 5: Select the Nearby Pokemon and/or Nearby Pokestop options, based on which actions you would like to perform with the Pokemon Go Plus.
In the image above I have elected to only use the Pokemon Go Plus to spin Pokestops. Note that you can change this setting at any time.
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