PUBLISHED: 14:47, Tue, Sep 1, 2020 | UPDATED: 14:47, Tue, Sep 1, 2020
Pokemon Go could stop working on your iOS or Android device soon (Image: NIANTIC)
Pokemon Go will stop supporting a range of Apple and Android devices, with a cut-off date for a number of smartphones fast approaching. This week Pokemon Go developers Niantic have revealed that in October an update will be pushed out which stops support for a number of iPhones as well as devices running certain builds of iOS and Android. Niantic highlighted the iPhone 5S and iPhone 6S as the Apple devices that will see support for Pokemon Go end with the upcoming October update.
Not only that, but devices running Android 5, iOS 10, and iOS 11 will also see support for Pokemon Go end.
Announcing the news in a blog post, Niantic said: "In an upcoming update to Pokemon GO in October, we will end support for Android 5, iOS 10, and iOS 11, as well as iPhone 5s and iPhone 6 devices. Only Trainers with devices running Android 5, iOS 10, or iOS 11, as well as Trainers with iPhone 5s or iPhone 6 devices, will be affected by this change. Trainers with devices or operating systems not specifically listed here will not be affected and don’t need to take any action.
"If you're unsure whether your device falls in one of these categories, please check with your device