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Pokemon GO Buddy System Requirements: Some OS Not Compatible With Upgrade?

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Niantic Labs has released a new Pokemon GO update. This new update, 1.7.0 on iOS and 0.37.0 on Android, brings the much anticipated Pokemon GO Buddy system. However, some users are facing problems while installing the updates.

The publishers of Pokemon GO had earlier warned that the players with jailbroken, unlocked and rooted devices will loose the access to the most popular game. Now, the publishers have finally implemented the rule.

“This device, OS, or software is not compatible with Pokemon GO.” Players that receive this error code must be using one of the above mentioned devices.

Also read: Pokemon GO Buddy System: What We Know So Far.

Those who are using iOS are advised not to download the update. Although the players will miss certain features introduced in the latest update, they will be able to play the game. However, it is a temporary fix. The publisher could ban the players who will not update the game within two week.

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Pokemon GO Buddy

The Apple users with jailbroken devices can use this technique. Open Cydia app and tap the manage tab. Tap the sources option followed by edit and then add “”. Try to access the game. However, like above mentioned solution, it is not necessary that this technique will permanently fix the error.

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The second possible reason for the error message could be the custom ROMs installed on Android device. The player can access the game by either unrooting the device or using a program like Magisk to toggle off the root. If the programs don?t work then the player must unroot the device, possibly have to delete any custom ROM, reported Heavy.

For the android users who have downloaded the update and receiving the error message can bypass the error by downloading update from APKMirror. However, it is not sure that this method will work for everyone. According to Heavy, some player have successfully got the rid of the error message while some have been completely logged out of the game.


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Meanwhile, the players who have purchased any item within last 30 days can ask for a refund. Visit Google Support page for more details and claim your refund.

Stay tuned to TheBitBag for more details on Pokemon Go Buddy System!

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