Pokémon Go login servers are currently down, which means people can’t launch the app without it getting stuck on the splash screen, and can’t log back in without getting an error message saying the servers are busy.
This isn’t caused by there being too many people playing — this is because of a problem with the servers. They’re trying to connect and authenticate who you are, so they can log you in and give you access to you account. That includes everything from your trainer to your Pokémon, your gear to your goodies.
Niantic is certainly aware of the problem and is no doubt working hard to fix it. So, everything should be back up and running as soon as possible.
While this may have ruined your plans to out hunting right now, it does give you extra time for planning and strategy. We have a ton of articles to help you get the most out of the game — see our latest Pokémon Go tips and tricks here!. If you’re already up to speed on those, try some of the others below!
Otherwise, stay strong and let us know when Pokémon is back up and running for you in the comments below!
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