Explained: Best Pokemon GO spoofing apps (2023)

Eray Eliaçik
Jul 30, 2023
Updated • Jul 28, 2023

What are the Pokemon GO spoofing apps in 2023? Although we do not recommend any shortcuts for any games, these apps are also fascinating for location changing that you can use for various and helpful reasons.  But for today, let's be a trainer and explore these apps from this perspective.

Welcome to the captivating world of Pokémon GO, where players embark on exciting adventures to catch Pokémon in the real world using augmented reality (AR) technology. Since its release in 2016, Pokémon GO has garnered millions of dedicated trainers worldwide. However, not all players follow the rules, and some resort to "spoofing" to gain an unfair advantage.

In this blog post, we'll delve into the concept of Pokémon GO spoofing, exploring what it is, how it works, its impact on the game, the best Pokemon GO spoofing apps, and the consequences for players who engage in this prohibited practice.

What is Pokemon GO spoofing?

Spoofing in Pokémon GO refers to the act of using third-party software or modifications to fake your GPS location. By doing so, players can virtually teleport to any location on the map without physically being there.

Here are the best 5 Pokemon GO spoofing apps in 2023. Keep reading and explore everything you need to know about this shortcut!

Pokemon GO spoofing allows trainers to access Pokémon, PokéStops, and Gyms in distant or restricted areas, effectively breaking the game's intended mechanics.

Pokémon GO spoofing generally involves using apps or tools that manipulate your device's GPS data. These tools often require installation on a rooted or jailbroken smartphone, as they need access to system-level settings. Once the spoofing app is running, players can set their desired location, and the game's servers are tricked into believing they are physically present at that location.

Pokemon GO spoofing apps' impact on the game

Pokémon GO Spoofing has several significant impacts on the game's overall experience:

  • Unfair advantage: Spoofers can collect Pokémon from various regions, including rare and region-exclusive ones, without leaving their homes. This gives them an unfair advantage over legitimate players who must explore the real world to find unique Pokémon.
  • Gym domination: Spoofers can easily take over gyms in remote locations without any competition. This disrupts the competitive aspect of the game and discourages local players from participating in gym battles.
  • Diminished social interaction: Pokémon GO promotes social interaction by encouraging players to visit real-world locations together. Spoofers miss out on the chance to meet fellow players, reducing the game's social aspect.

5 best Pokemon GO spoofing apps

Some players have been banned for using a location spoofing hack in Pokémon GO, but that won't stop it on mobile devices running iOS or Android. Here are some of the best Pokemon GO spoofing apps in 2023:

  • Tenorshare iAnyGo: Tenorshare iAnyGo, available for both iOS and Android, is a great spoofing tool if you're sick of playing Pokemon Go in your city. You may spoof your GPS position to any location you choose, including another country.
  • UnicTool TailorGo: This is a high-quality program created for the express purpose of fixing the problem of constantly switching locations on mobile devices running iOS and Android. TailorGo's extensive set of unique features makes safe and enjoyable Pokémon GO spoofing possible.
  • iToolab AnyGo: You may now obtain your preferred Pokemon character or Pokemon Go gym without leaving your house by using iToolab AnyGO. This software has a good spoofing feature, so you can lie about your position in Pokemon Go and not be banned.
  • Dr.Fone: Wondershare's Dr. Fone is a virtual location spoofing program that allows you to spoof your position in Pokemon GO easily. It features support for importing GPX file routes, adjusting speed and direction, and using a joystick.
  • iAnyGo: The Tenorshare app iAnyGo is a widely used Pokémon GO faker. Pokemon GO hoaxers now have another alternative that works on both Windows and Mac.

Here are the best 5 Pokemon GO spoofing apps in 2023. Keep reading and explore everything you need to know about this shortcut!

Consequences of Pokémon GO Spoofing

Niantic, the developer of Pokémon GO, takes spoofing seriously and employs various anti-cheat measures to detect and penalize offenders:

  • Soft bans: Spoofers may receive temporary "soft bans," which prevent them from catching Pokémon or accessing PokéStops for a specific duration.
  • Strikes: Niantic issues "strikes" to offending accounts, and after multiple strikes, players risk permanent bans from the game.
  • Shadow bans: Some spoofers may be subjected to "shadow bans," where they can still play the game but only encounter common Pokémon, making it less enjoyable.

We recommend not using any hacks and avoiding Niantic's penalties.

Pokémon GO Spoofing may offer a tempting shortcut to success, but it ultimately detracts from the true essence of the game. The magic of Pokémon GO lies in exploring the real world, meeting fellow trainers, and experiencing the joy of discovering Pokémon in unexpected places. So, let's cherish the adventure and respect the rules as we embark on this remarkable journey together.

Happy hunting, trainers!



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  1. bruh said on August 18, 2023 at 1:25 pm

    Uhh, this has already been possible – I am not sure how but remember my brother telling me about it. I’m not a whatsapp user so not sure of the specifics, but something about sending the image as a file and somehow bypassing the default compression settings that are applied to inbound photos.

    He has also used this to share movies to whatsapp groups, and files 1Gb+.

    Like I said, I never used whatsapp, but I know 100% this isn’t a “brand new feature”, my brother literally showed me him doing it, like… 5 months ago?

  2. 💥 said on August 18, 2023 at 3:55 pm

    Martin, what happened to those: 12 Comments (https://www.ghacks.net/chatgpt-gets-schooled-by-princeton-university/#comments). Is there a specific justifiable reason why they were deleted?

    Hmm, it looks like the gHacks website database is faulty, and not populating threads with their relevant cosponsoring posts.

  3. 45 RPM said on August 19, 2023 at 6:29 pm

    The page on ghacks this is on represents the best of why it has become so worthless, fill of click-bait junk that it’s about to be deleted from my ‘daily reads’.

    It’s really like “Press Release as re-written by some d*ck for clicks…poorly.” And the subjects are laughable. Can’t wait for “How to search for files on Windows”.

    1. owl said on August 20, 2023 at 12:51 am

      > The page on ghacks this is on represents the best of why it has become so worthless, fill of click-bait junk…

      Sadly, I have to agree.

      Only Martin and Ashwin are worth subscribing to.
      Especially Emre Çitak and Shaun are the worst ones.

      If ghacks.net intended “Clickbait”, it would mark the end of Ghacks Technology News.
      Ghacks doesn’t need crappy clickbaits. Clearly separate articles from newer authors (perhaps AIs and external sales person or external advertising man) as just “Advertisements”!

      We, the subscribers of Ghacks, urge Martin to make a decision.

  4. chessandonions said on August 20, 2023 at 12:40 am

    because nevermore wants to “monetize” on every aspect of human life…

  5. Frank Rizzo said on August 20, 2023 at 11:52 pm

    “Threads” is like the Walmart of Social Media.

  6. Ashray said on August 21, 2023 at 4:06 pm

    How hard can it be to clone a twitter version of that as well? They’re slow.

  7. Paul(us) said on August 21, 2023 at 5:16 pm

    Yes, why not mention how large the HD files can be?
    Why, not mention what version of WhatsApp is needed?
    These omissions make the article feel so bare. If not complete.

    1. Paul(us) said on August 21, 2023 at 5:18 pm

      Sorry posted on the wrong page.

  8. Marc said on August 21, 2023 at 6:00 pm

    such a long article for such a simple matter. Worthless article ! waste of time

  9. plusminus_ said on August 21, 2023 at 7:54 pm

    I already do this by attaching them via the ‘Document’ option.

  10. John G. said on August 21, 2023 at 11:43 pm

    I don’t know what’s going on here at Ghacks but it’s obvious that something is broken, comments are being mixed whatever the article, I am unable to find some of my later posts neither. :S

  11. Tom Hawack said on August 23, 2023 at 2:28 pm

    Quoting the article,
    “As users gain popularity, the value of their tokens may increase, allowing investors to reap rewards.”

    Besides, beyond the thrill and privacy risks or not, the point is to know how you gain popularity, be it on social sites as everywhere in life. Is it by being authentic, by remaining faithful to ourselves or is it to have this particular skill which is to understand what a majority likes, just like politicians, those who’d deny to the maximum extent compatible with their ideological partnership, in order to grab as many of the voters they can?

    I see the very concept of this Friend.tech as unhealthy, propagating what is already an increasing flaw : the quest for fame. I won’t be the only one to count himself out, definitely.

    1. Tom Hawack said on August 23, 2023 at 2:34 pm

      @John G. is right : my comment was posted on [https://www.ghacks.net/2023/08/23/what-is-friend-tech/] and it appears there but as well here at [https://www.ghacks.net/2023/07/08/how-to-follow-everyone-on-threads/]

      This has been lasting for several days. Fix it or at least provide some explanations if you don’t mind.

  12. Tom said on August 24, 2023 at 11:53 am

    > Google Chrome is following in Safari’s footsteps by introducing a new feature that allows users to move the Chrome address bar to the bottom of the screen, enhancing user accessibility and interaction.

    Firefox did this long before Safari.

  13. Mavoy said on September 16, 2023 at 2:17 pm

    Basically they’ll do anything except fair royalties.

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