If you a game lover, then you would surely know that Pokemon GO is the most popular game for Android and iOS smartphones right now. But do you want to play the game on your computer as well? If yes is your answer, then you are on the right page. Find out how you can download Pokemon GO for PC and install it on your Windows computer here.
By following the method given here, you will be able to download and install Pokemon GO on computers running on the following versions of Windows operating system: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.
Pokemon GO For PC
Are you searching for a way to play Pokemon GO for PC? Well, if you are saying yes then you will need to follow the tutorial given below. By following this method, you can download and install Pokemon GO on computers using Windows 32 bit as well as 64 bit operating systems. Once installed, you can get into the virtual world of Pokemon right from your computer and without using your smartphone.
Although you can’t catch Pokemons while playing Pokemon GO on your PC, you can do a lot of other activities like changing apparels, accessories, buying new items, joining teams for battle, etc. Apart from this, you can do the following actions while playing Pokemon GO on PC:
- Evolve your Pokemon,
- Transfer your Pokemon,
- Power up your Pokemon,
- Revive or heal your Pokemon after battles,
- Catch Pokemons using incense.
Since some of these activities are battery draining in nature, it is best to do them on a computer rather than on your smartphone.
Another advantage of playing Pokemon GO on your computer is that you get to play it on a bigger screen rather than the tiny screen of your computer. Sounds interesting, right? Well, let’s find out how to play Pokemon GO on PC or Laptop computer.
Tutorial To Download Pokemon GO For PC
Step 1: To run Android apps on your PC, you will need an Android emulator. Although there are plenty of Android emulators available out there, I would recommend you to download and install Bluestacks. To do that, go to the homepage of Bluestacks emulator and click on “Download Bluestacks“.
Step 2: Now bluestacks offline installer will be downloaded to your computer. Once downloaded, click on “Bluestacks.exe” to launch its installation wizard. In the installation wizard window, click on “Next” as shown in the screenshot below.
Step 3: Now you will be asked to “Select Bluestacks Data Location” to save the Android apps data in your computer. By default, it will be set as C:\ProgramData but you can change the location as per your wish.
Step 4: In the next window, tick the boxes next to “App Store Access” and “Application Communications” and click “Install“.
Step 5: Now bluestacks will be installed in your computer and once the process is finished, you will get “Installation Completed” message as shown below.
Step 6: Next, you will need to configure Bluestacks on your Windows computer. To do that, launch Bluestacks window. You will see the option “Sign In With Google” as shown below. Click on it and sign in using your Gmail account.
Step 7: Now in the bluestacks “Welcome” screen, choose your language and click “Next“.
Step 8: Again you will be asked to sign in using your Google account. Once done, follow the on-screen instructions and finish setting up Bluestacks Android emulator.
Step 9: Now download Pokemon GO APK file to your computer. Once done, launch Bluestacks window in your computer and click on “Install APK” button. Next, choose the download “com.nianticlabs.pokemongo.apk” file to install Pokemon GO app on your computer.
Step 10: Within a minute or two, Pokemon Go will be installed on your computer, and you will get the “Pokemon GO has been installed“.
That’s it. Now you have installed Pokemon GO app on your computer using Bluestacks.
Go ahead and play the most popular Android game Pokemon GO for free on your Windows computer using Bluestacks.
If you encounter any issues while following this tutorial, do let me know via comments.