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« on: August 28, 2016, 04:05:22 pm »

How to track and find nearby Pokémon with the Sightings screen in Pokémon Go

How do you track nearby Pokémon in Pokémon Go? Not with radar, sadly. But the Sightings screen can help.

I've become thoroughly engrossed in the magic of Pokemon Go, Niantic's new augmented reality game. To play, you create an account, then physically walk around your neighborhood to "find" nearby Pokémon. We've already covered the essential Pokemon Go tips, tricks, and cheats, but now it's time to get specific: How exactly do you track your nearby future pals?

Niantic's software is annoyingly opaque, with a blinking radar ring both around you and the Pokémon creature bar that can easily mislead you into walking the wrong way. But here's the scoop on how it actually works.

How to find nearby Pokémon

Once you've set up the game and started walking, you'll notice a small grey box on the screen to the right of your virtual avatar; this displays three nearby Pokémon shapes (or filled in avatars, if you've already caught or engaged with those critters).

Tap that grey box, and y...

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