How to activate the 90 or 120 Hz of Pokémon GO on Android and iPhone

activate the 90 or 120 Hz of Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO is still valid. This title launched by Niantic more than 5 years ago revolutionized the mobile gaming market due to its innovative incorporation of augmented reality elements. However, on a graphical level, Pokémon GO had lagged a bit behind, even eliminating support for 90 and 120 Hz screens in version 0.153.0.

Luckily, this has already been fixed with its new update. This is how and to Pokémon can play GO with a refresh rate smoother 90 or 120 Hz. Do you want to know how to catch the Pokémon at 60 FPS? We will explain it to you right away.

So you can play Pokémon GO with 90 Hz or 120 Hz

Open Pokémon Go and look for the Options menu

Go to Advanced Options and activate Native update frequency

The first thing you have to know is that the function that allows you to activate 90 or 120 Hz in Pokémon GO has arrived in its update 1.191.0 for iOS and version 0.225.0 for Android. So you have to make sure to update the app to its latest version.

This new feature, called Native Refresh Rate, is disabled by default on both Android and iPhone. Fortunately, activating it is very easy and the steps to do it are the same on Android and iOS. Therefore, to increase the FPS in Pokémon GO you must do the following:

  • Open Pokémon GO on your mobile.
  • Now press the pokéball located at the bottom of the screen.
  • The next thing is to press the Options button that is in the upper right corner.
  • Then you must go to the end of the menu to enter the Advanced options section.
  • In this section there will be the Native update frequency function, so you just have to activate it and that’s it.

In this way you can start playing Pokémon GO more fluidly, making the most of the refresh rate offered by your mobile screen. Now, you must bear in mind that by setting the game to 60 FPS the battery consumption will increase, so you must take precautions regarding the autonomy of your mobile.