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I want to use another old phone to play Pokemon Go, my old phone has Android 6. I have installed Pokemon Go correctly from the Google play store but it remains blocked to the choose date page, I can't do anything. I allowed all permission when it asked me. This phone doesn't have a sim card is that a problem? If I try to click something nothing happens. What can I do?

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    Not having a sim card would mean no mobile data, so you wouldn't be able to do much anyway. Commented Aug 19, 2017 at 12:25
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    What exactly do you mean by "blocked to the choose date page". Does that page not respond? Does it crash? Commented Aug 19, 2017 at 12:26
  • @Studoku have wifi near some pokestops and gym so yes I can do something, The page not respond, if I click on the date to insert it nothing happen
    – Alessandro
    Commented Aug 19, 2017 at 12:32
  • Is the phone rooted? Commented Aug 19, 2017 at 12:36
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    Problem solved- rooted/jailbroken phones are not compatible with pokemon go. Commented Aug 19, 2017 at 12:48

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You need an internet connection to play Pokemon GO. A SIM card gives you easier access via mobile data, but it's not needed. You can also use Wifi or connect to another phone's mobile data with mobile hotspot. Not having a SIM card will not cause this issue, but not having an internet connection will. I recently got to that screen on a phone without a SIM card and proceeded without issues.

Have you tried restarting the Pokemon GO app and reloading it? The app getting frozen or stuck in certain parts of the game is a very common issue, and this regularly solves it.

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  • Given that the phone managed to download the app from the play store, I imagine the internet connection works.
    – Batophobia
    Commented Dec 26, 2018 at 18:40
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This question was answered in the comments: Pokemon GO does not support rooted/jailbroken devices.

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My phone doesn't have a SIM card yet I can play it, so no, that isn't a problem.

Things you can do that may counter this issue:

  • Uninstall and reinstall the app.

  • Restart your phone

  • Shut down the Pokemon GO app completely

It looks like your phone is stuck on that particular app.

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