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Pokmon GO - Best battery practices without sacrificing gameplay

Asked: Jul 27 2016 | 9:20 am EDT 1199 Views 1 Answers View Best Answer

Pokmon GO has a Battery Saver setting on its Settings screen.

iOS has Low Power Mode to throttle down CPU performance and make ones battery charge last longer.

I very often use Low Power Mode, sometimes I set it on when Im even at 80%! I do not really play a lot of 3D games or power-hungry games. One of my most oft-used apps in Words With Friends.

But nowEnter Pokmon GO, an app which loves to bogart ones iPhone battery charge. I cant really blame itits doing a LOT of work behind the scenes, so I understand the necessity for all that juice.

Bottom line: Will my gameplay be compromisedeven by a small amount if I enable both iOSs Battery Saver setting and also Pokmon GOs Battery Saver setting simultaneously? Have you guys tried enabling both of these battery-saving features with no ill effects?

Or should I just stick to one or the another at a time?

Thank you kindly,

Rafagon
Miami FL

PS: I still need a way to determine which gym I joined. Im almost certain of the one that I joined, but it isnt too close to my home (I dont own a carpathetic, I know). If I walk on over to that gym that I think I joined and tap on it, will there be some kind of message telling me You are a member of this gym?

Apologies for camming two questions in one thread. Thanks again for helping me so much during these past few days with my Pokmon GO questions.


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Jul 27 2016 | 9:43 am EDT TheVaguePerson

I haven't tested them both out, but I feel they could work together. As for the gyms, if you look at the names of the trainers and see yours in a gym, that's how you know. If you go to your pokemon too, one of them will have a little speech bubble with your team logo on it, meaning the pokemon is currently defending a gym.