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Occasionally, usually when I'm stuck watching the Pokeball of sadness during a server desync, I'll see some odd marks on the side of the screen that don't appear to do anything. What are they for?

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    I've seen those once before, but they did not do anything when I touched them. Time to do some investigation – Wondercricket Jul 14 '16 at 2:34
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The arrows on the side are indicators to turn you into the direction of the Pokemon.

Whilst it is used only in Augmented Reality (AR) mode, it appears a glitch has occurred in your screenshot and the indicator stayed even after you switched out of AR mode.

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  • Actually, they didn't appear until it was clear that I was desynced from the server. I never use AR. – Ellesedil Jul 14 '16 at 2:47
  • I can confirm that I have never had these come up in AR mode. – user106385 Jul 14 '16 at 5:08
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    @Timelord64 Try entering the catch screen in AR mode, aim at the Pokemon, then turn yourself 180 degrees. – aytimothy Jul 14 '16 at 7:11
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    @Timelord64 they are indeed standard in AR mode when you're not looking at the pokemon. – Elva Jul 14 '16 at 8:23
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    I never use AR mode and I get this bug sometimes as well. – Pyritie Jul 14 '16 at 9:31

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