Good news for Pokemon Go lovers. Now you don’t need to listen to Pokemon Go music theme in your ears while hunting for Pokemon around. Niantic Labs have just updated the Pokemon Go app for Android and iOS. Users have reported that they can listen to external music or podcast while playing Pokemon go.
It does not pause currently playing audio when you start hunting Pokemon. This update will allow users to listen to their favorite music while playing Pokemon.
This is something that iOS users have already waiting for. Previously, when you started the Pokemon Go app, it paused, currently playing audio when it started up.
So Users were forced to listen to the game’s looping music on their phones. According to SlashGear, the problem was not actually by Niantic but was a bug in the Unity 3G game engine. Unity appeared to fix this a few weeks back, but this update has fixed this bug for Pokemon Go players.
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When you play Pokemon Go, you will be able to listen to your favourite podcast; it will lower the volume to a certain degree. Some users on Reddit have also reported that they can increase up phone’s volume. When you close Pokemon Go, the volume decreasing effect will be undone, and loud audio will boom in your ear. Maybe this issue will soon be fixed by Niantic Labs.
Officially Pokemon Go Update will bring the following changes.
- Reduced load time on starting
- Connectivity issue fixed for Pokemon Go Plus accessory
- Integrated iOS wheelchair support with Apple watch