How do I remove my house from the Pokémon Go map? If your house was turned into a PokéStop or Gym, here’s how you request removal.
Did you hear the one about the guy whose house was marked as a Pokémon Go gym?
If Pokémon Go marked your house or other private location as a Gym or PokéStop, you can request its removal from the game’s map.
Report an issue with a Gym or PokéStop
You can request removal of your house or other private location from within the app.
Tap the Poké Ball at the bottom of the screen.Tap Settings.Tap Report High-Priority Issue.
Tap Yes to leave the app.Tap Report an issue with a Gym or PokéStop.Fill in all the requested information.
It’s no guarantee your request will be accepted by Niantic (the company that makes Pokémon Go), but it’s your best bet to keep the neighborhood kids from hanging around your house all hours of the day and night.
Alternatively, you could just embrace the chaos and become a world-renowned gym leader … but, hey — your house, your rules.
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