While the device has one of the worst names we have ever heard, the Pokémon Go Plus Plus is a useful tool for the Pokémon Sleep and Pokémon Go faithful. It integrates with both apps to help you perform various actions easier. On the Pokémon Go side, it can actually automatically catch Pokémon without you looking at the screen. What if it’s not working, though? Here is how to fix Pokémon Go Plus Plus not auto-catching.
How to get Pokémon Go Plus Plus to auto-catch
If you’re Pokémon Go Plus Plus is not auto-catching, there are a few simple steps you should focus on checking first. First, ensure your device is properly connected to your phone via Bluetooth. Also, check your internet because your phone needs to access the game to catch creatures. Be sure to check your settings in Pokémon Go so auto-catch is enabled.
If all of the above seem to be functioning, try to restart your devices. Running from a clean boot is sometimes the way to get things working. Let’s also look at your inventory in Pokémon Go. First, check your Pokémon inventory and make sure you have space available. You can purchase extra Pokémon Storage in the store or transfer unwanted Pokémon to free up space.
Additionally, auto-catch only works with regular Pokéballs. If you have run out, the game will stop auto-throwing. The Pokémon Go Plus Plus can throw Great and Ultra Balls with a button press, but not on its own.
One of the above areas should fix your Pokémon Go Plus Plus not auto-catching. If you are still experiencing issues, you may want to check if your device is broken. You can check the Nintendo Support page to see if your warranty is covered.