Pokemon Go – How to Install & Play it in India

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 Pokemon Go game developed by Niantic (Nintendo) is a viral hit, this smartphone game was officially  released on July 6 in  Australia, Newzeland and USA.

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Yesterday  this virtual reality game was made available in Germany and United Kingdom, Android and iOS  users living in these  5 countries can download  the Pokemon Go app officially from  Google play and  the app store.

However, people living in other countries  want to  get their hands on Pokemon Go as the game is all over the internet and everyone is talking about this augmented reality game.

If you are in India or living in other countries where this game isn’t released officially  and want to play  this  crazy  game in your country, then follow below simple guide to know how you can play this game on your Smartphone.


How to download, Install, and Play Pokemon Go in your Country?

First watch above video to get a visual clarity   about how  you can get this addictive  location  based  AR game on your device  and further follow below steps.

1. First  enable  Installation of apps from “Unknown sources” through ‘Security  Settings’ menu on your Android phone.

2. Download the game APK on your smart phone or PC  from below reliable links

APK  Mirror:  goo.gl/VeqqR4.

Softonic:  goo.gl/73CUAl

Note:  If you have the downloaded the  file on your PC, transfer it to your Android (via SD card or USB cable) and use a file manager

3. Now  touch the apk file, give or accept necessary permissions as the requires to act properly.

4. For the first time depending on your  device, the installation time may differ, be patient (some users may see a blank screen for a few minutes) and go ahead to finish  installation.

5. Launch the game sign in  with your Google account to start catching Pokémon in the real word.


I too excited about Pokémon game, tried it on Nexus 5 here in Chennai (India). The game was good and addictive, most ‘pokestops’ are located in  temples, water tanks and public schools.

I’m  trying to catch Pokémon  travelling  by  bike, so far the game is good and active. Checkout below video, how the Pokémon Go works in India (Chennai).