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How do I add a Pokestop to an area that has none? It is an area where there are tons of businesses but unless I drive about a mile from my work area there are no Pokestops.
I want to add one since we have 1000's of people in the work area, a lot of them play Pokemon Go, and we all can't leave work to drive a mile away to get to a Pokestop area.
Plus it would be nice to be able to capture Pokemon on our breaks.
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Jul 14, 2016 at 13:47
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PokeStops were originally ported over from Niantic's old game, Ingress. For a few days, you could request to have a PokeStop added
by opening a support ticket with Niantic. As of now, the page for requesting a PokeStop is closed, and it is unknown if it will ever open again.
Jul 14, 2016 at 13:49
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Niantic is no longer accepting applications for new PokeStops.
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Please note, we are currently not accepting submissions for new PokéStops or Gyms.
Jul 18, 2016 at 21:19
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It appears it's now possible to submit PokéStop nominations upon reaching
level 38. The guidelines for such can be found on Niantic's support site, but essentially:
First, go to an object or location that you think would make a good PokéStop.
Tap the Main Menu button.
Tap the Settings button.
Tap the New PokéStop button to start the nomination process.
Ensure your PokéStop is a good enough landmark (
see link for guidelines) for it to be included, and you're highly likely to be marked as eligible.
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