The Pokemon Go experience on your mobile device includes a variety of activities. The game has a variety of features, such as gathering Pokemon, spinning Pokestops, and participating in raid battles.
Sound and music are a component of the overall experience that comes with these distinct game aspects. Tapping on a Pokemon produces a sound, music is played while playing the game, and sound effects emerge in other settings. However, to play Pokemon Go in silence, follow the steps below to disable the app’s music and sound effects.
To turn off Pokemon Go sounds, open the app, tap the Pokeball icon, select Settings, and then slide the Music and Sound sliders to the left.
Our explanation continues below with further details on how to mute sound in Pokemon Go, as well as screenshots of the methods.
For more information, see this video on how to turn off sound in Pokemon Go.
How to Turn Off the Music and Sound Effects in Pokemon Go (Guide with Pictures)
The steps in this article were completed on an iPhone 13 running iOS 16.
I’m using the most recent version of the Pokemon Go app for this guide, but the steps are the same for other versions of the application.
When you finish this guide, the game’s music and sound effects will be disabled. If you don’t want to hear the sounds, you can turn off the vibration option. This has no influence on your phone’s other sounds.
Step 1: Begin by launching the Pokemon Go application.
Step 2: Tap the Pokeball symbol at the bottom of the screen.
Step 3: In the upper-right corner of the screen, tap the Settings button.
Step 4: Slide the Sound and Music sliders to the left.
You can modify this setting whenever you wish to mute or enable the game’s music and sound effects now that you know how to turn off sound in Pokemon Go.
Video About Changing Pokemon Go Sound Settings
Summary – How to Disable the Sound in Pokemon Go
- Open Pokemon Go.
- Select the Pokeball.
- Go to Settings.
- Slide the Music slider all the way to the left.
- Slide the Sound slider all the way to the left.
While the methods above specifically address turning off the music and sound, you can leave one off and one on if you like. You can also choose to reduce the volume rather than turning everything off completely.
If you like to hear the sound and music when you play the Pokemon Go game on your iPhone, then you might keep it turned on as you play on your own.
But if you are playing in public and are worried that other people might get distracted by the sounds coming from your phone while you play the game, then knowing how to turn off sound in Pokemon Go can be helpful.
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