To access the Settings menu:

  1. In Map View, touch the Main Menu
  2. At the top right, touch Settings 

Settings Menu options:

Toggles the background music. This setting is enabled by default.

Sound Effects
Toggles the sound effects during gameplay. This setting is enabled by default.

Toggles the vibrations during gameplay. This setting is enabled by default.

Battery Saver
Toggles the battery life optimization feature. Battery Saver disables the display while the device is pointed downward. Pokémon GO will continue to track distance traveled and notify you of nearby Pokémon while Battery Saver is activated.

Email Preferences
Toggles email notifications for Pokémon GO events, offers, and updates.

Pokémon GO Plus
Open Pokémon GO Plus settings options

Help Center
Launches the Pokémon GO Help Center in a web browser.

Change Nickname
This menu option allows you to select a new Trainer nickname. Please note that you can only change your nickname once. If you cannot see the Change Nickname menu option, you have already redeemed your one nickname change.

About Pokémon GO
Provides the copyrights, Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, and license information.

Sign Out
Logs out of the app. Note that your email address and login method are listed below this option.

The Pokémon GO app version number is displayed in the bottom right corner.