To progress and earn XP in Pokémon Go, you need to be able to capture as many Pokémon as possible. This is much easier if you live in a big city or town. But it can become frustrating if you live in a small town with fewer PokéStops to explore.
The good news is, there is a way around this problem. by spoofing the location on your iOS device, you can trick Pokémon Go into thinking that you are exploring an area with numerous PokéStops and catch Pokémon without having to move.
One of the most popular spoofing apps that you can use for this purpose is iSpoofer. This guide will show you how to download iSpoofer on iOS, Windows or Mac computer.
iSpoofer Officially Shutting Down
There has been talk online that iSpoofer is shutting down. Reddit is a buzz with threads discussing the imminent shutdown of iSpoofer.
Existing iSpoofer users have also received an email that seems to indicate the service is shutting down. The email reads in part; “Your subscription to iSpoofer Pro Plan has been cancelled due to the creator deleting the product.”
Even the iSpoofer official website is no longer available, displaying a “Site Maintenance” sign, further indicating that iSpoofer may have shut down. If you are looking for iSpoofer alternatives, check this post.
Download iSpoofer on iPhone
If you are able to find an iSpoofer download link, you might be able to install it on your device. Follow these simple steps to download it without using a computer. But please note that like most 3rd party apps iSpoofer for iOS is signed with an enterprise certificate that may be revoked at any time.
Step 1: Open the System app on your iPhone
Step 2: Choose the Wi-Fi network
Step 3: Tap on the “I” and select “Configure Proxy > Automatic”
Step 4: Enter http://ffapple.com in the URL field and then tap “Save.”
Step 5: Disconnect from Wi-Fi and reconnect to the network.
Step 6: Clear history cache on Safari
Step 7: Open Safari and locate the iSpoofer download link. Tap on it to begin installation
Step 8: Once installation is complete, the iSpoofer icon will appear on the Home Screen
Step 9: Go to Settings > General > Device Management
Step 10: Find the Enterprise Certificate and trust it
Now you can run the iSpoofer app on your device and use it to change the device’s GPS location.
Download iSpoofer on PC
There is also a desktop version of iSpoofer, available for 64- and 32-bit systems of Windows 7 and above and MacOS Catalina and above. The location simulation feature on iSpoofer for PC works to change the location on any iOS device and you don’t need to have iTunes to make it work.
Aside from allowing users to fake the location, iSpoofer also display additional information about the device including iOS version, battery level, SN and Build version. It is also a good way to reboot your device, ideal for situations when your device’s hardware buttons don’t work.
Additional iSpoofer features include auto-moving, GPX files, manual joystick movement, customizable routes, wireless spoofing and speed adjustments.
iSpoofer can however be difficult to install and keep running for more than a few days. It is also a premium tool, meaning you only get it for free for 3 days.
After the initial trial period, you will have to purchase a license to access its main features. You can get the full version at $12.95 for three months, useful on three devices.
Any Safer Alternative to Spoof Pokémon Go
If you are having problems finding a download link for iSpoofer or the iSpoofer certificate has been revoked and you’re unable to continue using iSpoofer, we have a better and safe alternative. MockGo is one of the best alternatives to iSpoofer, simply because it is safer and easier to download and reliable enough to work whenever you want it to.
It is the perfect solution to use for location-based games such as Pokémon GO and dating apps like Tinder as it will change your location to anywhere in the world or simulate GPS movement along a selected path at a specified speed.
The simulated movement can be automatic, where you allow the character in the game to move along the route with some pauses to make the movement appear more natural. Or, you can use the joystick feature to control the movement.
MockGo will also show you the estimated time to complete a certain route. This can be helpful in allowing you to move through the route at a speed that will appear natural.
All the locations that you choose to use will also be stored to allow you to get back to the same route more easily in the future.
This program is also advantageous because it is very easy to use. Just follow these simple steps;
Step 1: Click on the “Download Now” button to download MockGo onto yoru computer and begin the installation.
Step 2: Follow the installation wizard to install the program on to your computer. Open it when installation is complete.
Step 3: Connect the iPhone to the computer using USB cables and select “Start”.
Step 4: Select the “Multi-stop” mode on the top-right corner of the screen. Enter the different locations that you want to use for your route and click on “Move Here”.
Step 5: Select how many times you would like to move along the route and click “Start”.
You can also use slider at the bottom of the screen to control the speed of the movement.
If you want to simulate movement between just 2 spots, click on the “One-stop”mode at the top-right corner and select your location.
You may have a hard time finding iSpoofer and even when you do, there is always the chance that its certificate could get revoked. With MockGo, all these problems are easily avoided and you can change your location anytime to anywhere in the world in a single click.