Poke Ball Plus is a controller that makes Pokemon Go even more realistic than it was before. Now you don’t also need to open up the game on your device if you want to catch a Pokemon. All that you need now is this little accessory, and you are good to go. Whenever there is a Pokemon nearby, the Pokemon Ball Plus will light up and vibrate indicating you about the presence of a Pokemon nearby. Then pressing a button on that accessory will let you throw a virtual Poke ball to catch the Pokemon. Different light patterns on the controller will let you know whether or not you have caught the Pokemon.
Now to use this accessory, you have to link it up with your Pokemon Go application. This device depends on Bluetooth for connectivity. So how do you connect your accessory to your device which has the application? Let’s find out in this article. But before going ahead with the connection procedure mentioned below, make sure that your device where you have your application has Bluetooth turned on.
How to Pair Poké Ball Plus to Your Smartphone?
Once you have ensured that Bluetooth is turned on your device, then you are ready to go ahead with the method mentioned below. This is a straightforward process, and it would hardly take less than a couple of minutes to do so.
- Open the Pokemon GO application.
- Now tap on the Poke Ball icon at the bottom of your screen. This will open up the Game’s main menu.
- Now in your main menu, tap on the Settings option at the top right corner.
- Tap on Poke Ball Plus.
- Then take your accessory and press the button on top of it. This will make the accessory discoverable for the smartphone.
- Now you will see a dialogue box asking you whether or not you want to Enable Poke Ball Plus. You will see two options. “Turn It On” and “Maybe Later”. Tap on “Turn It On”.
- Now your Poke Ball accessory should connect to your game.
Now there have been some issues with connections for some users. Firstly, you need to make sure that the Poke Ball Plus is always charged up. If it is charged up, but you still face disconnection issues often, then try restarting your smartphone.
Now if you are unsure about the connection, you don’t need to open up the application to verify. You can just tap on the button at the top of the accessory, and if the accessory blinks with white light, then it is disconnected. You can try connecting it again using the method mentioned above.
The Poke Ball Plus in the game icon that becomes bright when the accessory is first connected. So to disconnect, simply tap on this icon and it will go dim, indicating that the accessory has now been disconnected.
If you are not able to find the Poke Ball Plus on your Bluetooth list even after pressing the button on the accessory, then probably your accessory is out of charge. So charge it up and later try again, it should work just fine. So now you know to connect the Poke Ball Plus to your smartphone to use it for a more intense Pokemon Go action. If you have any queries with this guide, then comment down below. Also, be sure to check out our other articles on iPhone tips and tricks, Android tips and tricks, PC tips and tricks, and much more for more useful information.