How to Avoid Getting Banned in Pokemon Go while Location Spoofing

How to Avoid Getting Banned in Pokemon Go while Location Spoofing

Are you using a jailbreak tweak to cheat in Pokemon Go? Don’t worry; this is your ultimate guide to avoid getting banned.

As you may know, the accessibility system in this game sucks, I mean there are a lot of people out there who couldn’t move for long or can’t completely walk at all. With all the media coverages and headlines, it’s hard to prevent them from installing Pokemon Go.

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The only problem is that the main point of this game is to go outside, explore your surrounding, and catch different creatures. As a result, location spoofing is something that many people want to do. Unfortunately, Niantic, the developer of this game, are strict on this.

Any sign of teleporting or flying from one location to another (especially across the globe) can result in account banning right away. So how do you come about to solving this issue?

Tap on Map to Move in Pokemon Go

A few days ago, we showed you how to tap on the map in Pokemon Go to move instead of having to walk in real life. It’s fun, useful, and hard to detect.


I did a case study on this; I had two different devices using two methods of faking location. The first one was obviously location spoofing where I just immediately teleport to another state. While the second device only moves around the nearby area. The system was smart enough to figure out something was not right with my GPS and ban the first account.

The 2nd account, however, continues to be working up until now. Nothing has gone wrong with it; I only experience some lagging, but that’s due to server issues. For now, if you want to partially spoof the GPS in Pokemon Go and continue to have fun, then I would say go with the PokemonGoAnywhere tweak. (non-jailbroken is now available).

You can find more information about it here. I’m sure at some point Niantic will enforce something, but not now because they got security and privacy problems to fix and server to enhance. So have fun!

Update #1: I wrote a new article how to get your account back if you got banned in the game.

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