Latest Pokemon GO update fixes vibration notification bug

The team at Niantic has been delivering updates for their Pokemon GO smash hit almost on a weekly basis, so it's no surprise that we've just got a new one.

This time it's mostly about bug fixes, as Niantic points out in a post on Facebook, so don't expect any major new features to be implemented in the update.

However, that doesn't mean that it's not important. As some of you might have already noticed, a bug that caused incorrect vibration notifications was affecting Pokemon GO for quite a while.

Niantic promised less than two weeks ago to provide players on both Android and iOS platforms with a fix, and today the company has delivered.

Update version 0.51.0 for Android and 1.21.0 for iOS devices patches the bug that caused incorrect vibration notifications. Aside from that, the official changelog mentions that some minor text fixes have been added too.

Also, Niantic implemented some changes to the day and night modes to more accurately reflect the Trainer's current time of day.

The update seems to have already made its way in the Google Play store and App Store, so you can go ahead and download it to benefit from the latest improvements.

source: Niantic



1. joseg81

Posts: 204; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

only side effect is it's making some android phones freeze which makes the game unplayable.

2. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Hummmm... Really? I was not aware. Need to test out when I get home. Level 34 Team Instinct!!! Go TEAM YELLOW!!!

5. joseg81

Posts: 204; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

lvl 29 instinct here too :)

7. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

YES!!! AWESOME!!! +1

8. wargreymon

Posts: 764; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Level 31 team instinct here ;)

9. wargreymon

Posts: 764; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Noticed I have the bug and can't play :/ Know any solution? Haven't googled.

3. pmg1997

Posts: 17; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

I knew it! This new update freezes my Nexus! And I thought it was because I just recently updated to 7.1.1. So its the new game update that's doing it.

4. nscian2

Posts: 31; Member since: Nov 14, 2012

Freezes my Nexus 6p on 7.1.1 as well, I recommend reporting it

6. joseg81

Posts: 204; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

nexus 6p here on 7.1.1 also, i've reported. i'm hearing some samsung n moto handsets are doing the same.

10. jon.bda

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 26, 2016

Latest Christmas update freezes my Samsung Galaxy Note 4 constantly making the game unplayable. All the night and day settings are wrong, its ridiculous.; The big Christmas event appears to be a total non event! :o) PS Level 32 and Instinct here

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