How to turn off Haptics in Pokemon Go

Ezequiel Leis
Charizard in Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go added a new feature for players to have an even more immersive experience when catching Pokemon. If you want to save battery and turn off Haptic vibration in Pokemon Go, here’s what you need to do.

Pokemon Go is getting ready to start a new season with Timeless Travels, but the current one still has a few surprises up its sleeve. After the game added features like Shadow Raids, Routes, Party Play, and more, a recent update introduced Haptics to take the experience to a new level of immersion.

So, if you are wondering what Haptics do to your Pokemon Go experience and how you to turn the feature off, we’ve got you covered.

Pokemon Go Haptics explained

Haptics is a new Pokemon Go feature that adds vibrations for players to feel more immersed in the AR game. Players can feel these new vibrations mainly when trying to catch a Pokemon. The Poke Ball vibrates when moving, making the whole catch process a little more interesting.

Pokemon Go Timeless Travelss banner
Pokemon Go added Haptics days before the launch of the Timeless Travels season.

Of course, some players might find this new feature distracting, especially hardcore fans who have been playing for years without any haptic feedback. Others might want to turn Haptics off to save as much phone battery as they can, and luckily for them, there’s a very simple way to do so.

How to disable Haptics in Pokemon Go

Disabling Haptics in Pokemon Go is an easy and very straightforward process, and you just have to follow these simple steps:

  1. Open the Pokemon Go app.
  2. Press the Poke Ball at the bottom center to open the Main Menu.
  3. Tap ‘Settings‘ on the top-right corner of the screen.
  4. Press the slider next to ‘Haptics‘ to turn the feature off.

That’s everything you need to know about Haptics and how to turn them off in Pokemon Go. For more Pokemon content, make sure to check out some of our other articles:

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About The Author

Ezequiel is a Games Writer at CharlieIntel. With a great knowledge of gaming, he's focused mostly on Pokemon, Fortnite, and HoYoverse titles such as Genshin Impact and Honkai Impact. With a journalism degree, Ezequiel has worked on La Cosa and Infobae, two of the most prestigious outlets in Latin America. He joined CharlieIntel in 2023. You can reach Ezequiel at [email protected]