How to Turn Off Pokemon Go Sound and Music on an iPhone 13

The audio coming out of a smartphone can be surprisingly loud and distracting to others in public, especially if it’s music. you might be wondering how to turn off Pokemon Go sound on your iPhone if you have experienced this before.

How to Put Pokemon Go on Silent on an iPhone 13

  1. Open Pokemon Go.
  2. Tap the Pokeball.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Turn off Music and Sound.

Our guide continues below with additional information on turning off sound in Pokemon Go, including pictures of these steps.

Most of the games that you play on your phone, computer, or video game console have sound. That sound is often an important or beneficial part of the game, so turning it off completely might seem like an odd idea.

Pokemon Go has very good music, and the sounds help you to play the game.

But the nature of Pokemon Go, where you go out and explore, makes it so that the sound and music could be unwanted in a public setting.

You can turn off the sound in Pokemon Go on an iPhone by opening the app, touching the Pokeball, selecting Settings, then dragging the Music and Sound sliders all the way to the left.

Once the audio portion of the Pokemon Go game is shut off you will be able to play the game in silence, without worrying that you are bothering the people around you.

Our tutorial continues below with more information on changing the Pokemon Go sound settings on your Apple device.

Find out how to log out of Pokemon Go if you would like to sign into another account on your device.

How to Disable the Pokemon Go Sound on an iPhone (Guide with Pictures)

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 13 in the iOS 15.4.1 operating system.

I am using the most current version of the Pokemon Go game that was available when this article was written, but these settings have been in the same place since the game’s release, so these steps will likely continue to work for future game versions as well.

Step 1: Open the Pokemon Go app.

open Pokemon Go

Step 2: Touch the Pokeball icon at the bottom of the screen.

tap the Pokeball icon

Step 3: Choose the Settings option at the top-right of the screen.

open settings

Step 4: Drag the Music and Sound sliders all the way to the left to turn them off completely.

how to turn off music and sound in Pokemon Go on an iPhone 13

Our tutorial continues below with additional discussion about turning off the Pokemon Go in-game sound and music.

You can check out our Rocket Radar Pokemon Go article for more information on that item, including how to unequip one.

More Information on Changing Pokemon Go Sound Settings

While this guide has focused specifically on disabling the Sound and Music settings, you may also want to configure the Vibration setting as well.

If you put your phone on silent then the audio from the game won’t play, regardless of whether or not the sound or music options are turned on.

You can mute your iPhone and put it on silent using the mute switch on the left side of the device. Additionally, if you want to lower the sound and not mute it, you can press the Volume Down button on the left side of the device to make the game quieter.

If you have headphones connected to your iPhone, or if your iPhone is connected to a Bluetooth speaker, then the Pokemon Go audio will play through there instead.

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