Pokemon Go 0.177.0 update causing freezing issue & getting stuck at boot screen for many trainers

Vaibhav Chawla Vaibhav Chawla Jun 08, 2020 Gaming, News

Pokemon Go update 0.177.0 was released 5 days ago & it brought a range of new features to the game. UI for Battle screens in Gyms & Raids and trainer battles has been updated & it now shows the number of stored charged attacks white rings that appear around the attack.

There is also good news for Apple users, players can use Apple ID to sign-in to Pokemon Go. Also, a new feature will soon be introduced to the game & it will be called PokéStop Scan. With the help of it, players will be able to contribute to building 3D maps of PokéStops and Gyms.

Pokemon Go Crashing

Cut to now, apart from these interesting set of features, Pokemon Go update 0.177.0 is creating an issue for some trainers. The game is freezing on the boot screen where the Niantic logo shows on white background.

Pokemon Go

The issue has been reported on the TheSilphRoad subreddit, and a lot of players have confirmed the problem by commenting on the thread. Have a look at a few complaints down below from concerned users.

Pokemon Go Freezing

Pokemon Go Freezing

Pokemon Go Freezing

Well, Niantic has not addressed the issue yet, but we certainly hope they will look into the matter and resolve it at the earliest. Rest assured, we are keeping a tab on all the developments & will update you with more information whenever it arrives.

Pokemon Go Crashing

In related news, Zekrom will debut in Pokemon Go on June 16, 2020. It will appear in five-star raids & there are also additional raid hours every Wednesday. Zekrom Raid Hours will fall on the following dates.

  • June 17, 2020, 6 pm to 7 pm local time
  • June 24, 2020, 6 pm to 7 pm local time
  • July 1, 2020, 6 pm to 7 pm local time.

Pokemon Go Incense Day

Also, Latias and Latios have arrived back to the game. They were last seen in January. As both are Dragon-type & Psychic-type Pokemon, they are weak against Ice-type, Bug-type, Ghost-type, Dark-type & Fairy-type attacks.

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Vaibhav Chawla

An avid follower of the latest technology & gaming trends. Looks for positivity & happiness around. Follows the mantra "Work Hard & Play Hard." A sports enthusiast, and Federer fan. I believe in myself & currently enjoying the journey of life.