After a long wait, Pokémon Go is finally available for Apple Watch. Having enjoyed playing this game on iPhone a lot, I just couldn’t help getting started with this exciting game on the smartwatch.
With Pokémon Go for Apple Watch installed on your wearable device, you can get notifications and collect items right from the Watch. I’m sure you are also willing to have a go at this game on your smartwatch, aren’t you? So, let’s head over to download and install Pokémon Go for Apple Watch!
How to Download Pokémon Go App for Apple Watch
Step #1. Launch App Store on your iPhone.
Step #2. Search Pokémon Go. Once the game app appears, download it on your smartphone just like any other app.
How to Enable Pokémon Go on Apple Watch
In order to use Pokémon Go on your wearable device, you will have to enable it via the Watch app on your iPhone.
Step #1. Once you have successfully downloaded Pokémon Go app on your device. Launch Watch app on your iPhone.
Step #2. Next, you need to scroll down to the bottom and tap on Pokémon Go.
Step #3. Now, turn on the switch next to Show App on Apple Watch.
How to Allow Pokémon Go for Apple Watch to Access HealthKit Data
Ready to start using Pokémon Go on your Apple Watch? You would first need to allow it run in the background to let it access HealthKit data, count your activity.
Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone.
Step #2. Tap on Privacy.
Step #3. Tap on Health.
Step #4. Next, you need tap on Pokémon Go.
Step #5. Tap on the switches next to each category to enable them.
Note: You can allow Pokémon Go to access the HealthKit data from the stock Health app as well. To do so, open Health app → Sources tab.