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Do I need to perform my next hack within 24 hours of the current one in order to keep Sojourner alive?

In Ingress, if I hack a portal at 3pm, do I need to hack the next portal before 3pm the following day if I want to keep my current hacking streak (for the Sojourner badge) alive?
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How can I verify my account?

I'm a newbie at Ingress. I see other, more experienced players have a silver badge saying that their account is verified, but I can't find the corresponding feature in the application. How can I ...
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What are the Key Locker, Beacon and Portal Fracker and how are they useful

With the release of the store there are new items that are available for micro-transation purchase only. They are Key Locker, Beacon, and Portal Frackers. What are they used for and how can I get ...
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Ingress: Softbank ultra links vs. shields

I sometimes wonder whether I should put a "Softbank ultra link" or a shield on an Ingress portal for protection. I assume the answer depends on how many link are attached to the portal. But how many ...
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How long after an attack on a portal before a subsequent attack will trigger another notification?

I'm new to the game, but my understanding is notifications used to be sent every time a portal took damage. So, if an agent had to fire ten XMPs to completely take down a portal, ten notifications ...
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Why can't I submit portals any longer?

I've been playing Ingress for ~2 years. I have 70 portals approved. I play on a new-ish Android phone (oneplus one, cyanogenmod). I've always been able to submit a portal by turning on auto-sync, ...
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Damage from hacking enemy portals

Our local smurf never seems to be able to get his desk portal above Level 5*, so being the helpful Enlightened agents that we are, we've captured his desk portal and bumped it to Level 6. We've ...
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Ingress hacking streak back to '0' despite definite hacking within 24 hrs [duplicate]

I had a hacking streak (sojourner) of 71 days and did my first hack of the day on day 72 (31 August), only to discover it had gone back to '0'. Why has this happened. I definitely did not miss the ...
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Are portals ever deleted?

I'm pretty new to Ingress and I noticed there's a huge amount of portals in my city. I don't mind that much, I just wonder: Are portals ever deleted for any reason?
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How can I farm most effectively for portal keys in a short timespan [duplicate]

When planning Ops that require many keys for a particular portal, I find farming these keys can take a very long time, for example: capture the portal drop any existing keys for that portal (or pop ...
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How to fix location error using Win10 Edge to surf ingress.com/intel?

How do I fix a location error while browsing http://ingress.com/intel with Win10 Edge? It shows me about 5 miles west of my real location. This happens on my Lenovo X220i just upgraded from Win7 and ...
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Stuck with “observer ban” - how do I get out?

My scanner was behaving rather oddly last night and I put it down to a possible server glitch - but after it doing the same thing this morning and searching around, it seems I'm stuck with an observer ...
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What happens to links, fields and long term ownership if a portal is moved?

It's possible to submit a location correction of a portal through the scanner. Unfortunately that is being abused by players of the opposing faction every once in a while to move home portals away. ...
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How to fit Mission Banner

I will do a Mission Banner that is 2x6, but my missions are not "squared" Right now looks like this: So in future, if I do more missions and don't want to be the banners messed up, What do I have ...
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Why is link not possible over short distance with no apparent link in the way?

Firstly, here's the area I'm working in. Here's a diagram created from the map: For reference, these are the locations in the diagram: (apologies that it's not in English, that can't be helped) ...
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Glyph hacking failure same as normal hack?

Are there any consequences in a total failure when glyph hacking as opposed to just hacking normally? Or is a total failure essentially the same as a normal hack?
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Seer Medal after 2014

What is the current state of the Seer Medal? I thought it got "temporarily suspended" in that way that: The locked medal does not appear on the scanner any longer Portals submitted until December ...
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Can you view your AP history

Can you view your AP history somewhere on the Ingress site? Like a list of your actions and how much AP you have got for each action? Something similar to Stack Exchange reputation history in your ...
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Ingress Inquiry from new player

Is there a specific strategy for creating wide control areas within a designated area and what is the most acceptable way to protect those given areas. I currently hold control over a specific area, ...
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MUFG Interest/Duplication Rates

I had 6 VRHS inside my MUFG and a new one was created in under 24 hours. I also had 4 ADA's and 4 Jarvis's that weren't touched. So my question is how do the duplication rates get determined? Is it ...
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How much XM clusters around portals?

How much XM is generated around a portal when it's left alone for awhile?
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Is it possible that I can claim portals created by me

I'm new to ingress and I've a doubt about portal claiming. Is it possible that I can claim portals created by me
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What is the use of enemy's portal key

I'm new to ingress and I'm totally confused about the items in my inventory. Recently I hacked few resistance portals and I got their portal keys I know what to do with my own keys and I know that I ...
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Loosing Mu's if you do the “Jetlink” on Multilayer fields

When you do a multilayer fields you are get XXX Mu's, so, when they pass the checkpoint, you add this to the global layer. Lets supose 2 fields. First 10.000Mus, and second 20.000Mus. So at checpoint ...
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Rearrange mission badges

There are some mission series you need to complete in correct order so the badges create a larger picture. In case one managed to mess things up and made missions not in correct order, is there a ...
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Is there currently a way to get the Stella Vyctory badge?

Is there any way to get this badge? This page tells: These are only obtained via passcodes at Shōnin Pasadena, or by participating in the website Endgame - Ancient Societies. Shōnin clearly is ...
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What does selecting a badge in the profile view in the scanner do?

I have recently managed to select badges in my profile. It happens if you press and hold on a badge for a couple of seconds. They appear with yellow brackets around them. It's possible to select ...
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How to change the time of Sojourner medal?

In ingress I can hack along all the day. So the sojourney medal was not a problem, but in a few weeks I will be able only to hack in the morning, between 8.00am -10.00am. The problem is that my ...
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What is the maximum portals per mission?

I want to create a very difficult mission with 200-400 portals. Creating such a mission is a lengthy task. I want to plan ahead how many and which portals I can use, because the layout would be very ...
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Access Ingress logs

Is there a way to get access to the logs for the last few weeks, with all actions in a given map area/everything? Is there an API? I'd like to create some art projects on Ingress about fields, ...
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How are the glyph hack bonuses calculated?

Did anyone come across a formula for the calculation of the glyph hacks? There seem to be many questions and attempts at it but I couldn't find any definite answer.
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Can I replace my own mod in Ingress?

I control a portal, and on this portal there is a mod that I placed. It's a common mod, and I would like to replace it with a better mod, a very rare one. Is there a way I can replace the current ...
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All of my invites are gone

I've just realized that all of my invites have been zeroed. Is this related to the network wide problems which occured yesterday or is it something else? Did someone else experience the same problem? ...
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What does deploying “spot on” mean?

I recently started playing Ingress and overtook a few portals - then had a message from someone (on the same team) saying: We got turned over last night. Capture all you like but please deploy ...
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What is the logic behind the timer of the Sojourner Badge?

Does the 24 hours timer start: when you hack a portal on a particular day or does it use the calendar days and check if you did hack a portal on a particular day or does it simply ...
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Sojourner Badge explained?

I'm pretty unsure how this thing works, is it that I need to hack the same portal for x days, or do I need to hack any portal for x days?
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Do higher levels have a larger view distance

It seems to me that I can see farther after gaining another level, but I always forget to compare. Will the scanner display larger distances as you level up?
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How to cope with local domination?

This question is mainly in context of playing Ingress in a city or metropolis. Most important factor in this case is the number of active agents on the field. Once a faction has more players ...
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Does flipping a portal to the enemy's faction count as a portal capture for missions?

This extension to the already answered question Do ADA Refactor/JARVIS Virus count as a portal capture for missions? that states that flipping a portal to your own faction counts as a capture or ...
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Is there a reason why Portal Title edit submissions stopped returning confirmation notices?

Since January 30th I have not received any confirmation emails for my title edit submissions. Usually within a few seconds of submitting an edit, Niantic sends out a confirmation notice. Note this is ...
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How can I play Ingress while in China?

I read that Google Servers are restricted from DNS in China. What is the best and safest way to play ingress with a local Chinese mobile operator? I see 2 options 1-Change host file on my rooted ...
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Do ADA Refactor/JARVIS Virus count as a portal capture for missions?

When doing an Ingress mission waypoint does a ADA Refactor/JARVIS Virus fulfill the "capture or upgrade portal" requirement? Assuming the portal is changed to your faction.
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Does aborting a mission in Ingress cause loss of progress?

When aborting a mission in Ingress will I loose the current progress and have to start over from the beginning or is Ingress kind enough to allow me to pick the mission up without having to revisit ...
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What's the reward for completing missions?

It's pretty unclear what's granted for completing missions. Even the web doesn't agree on the answer: This Reddit's Q/A says there's no AP This Decode Ingress' page talks about missions rewarding ...
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What is the best method for a single user to key farm a portal?

Let assume a player is next to a portal and has about 1 hour to key farm the portal. What is the best strategy (shortest time, maximum hack count) to key farm a portal for a single user with no item ...
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is there any way to find ingress missions in other areas outside of your own local area?

I like to do missions, but like to plan ahead. How can I find missions in areas not local to me?
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Does it matter which portal a field is closed from

If you have a field made from portals A, B and C, does it make any difference to the MU count which portal is the "closing" one? For example, if you have a portal in a city and a portal in the ...
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How do I save a screenshot in Ingress on iPhone without uploading it anywhere?

Since a couple of month Ingress has this share button on certain screens (most useful one is probably the player profile). If you press that, it opens a selection of where you want to share the ...
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How to detect/deal with spies/trolls?

Some agents like to play spies, but still play within the rules (they do not create multiple accounts). How do we detect who is a spy and avoid infiltration, and how to deal with it? Applies to ...
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Is there a faster way to get the linkable portals list?

When you'are in a rush for linking (for example your bus stops or slows nearby a portal to only give you a few seconds to link from it) the worst thing is the build up speed of the linkable portals ...