How to Disable Low Motivation Notifications in Pokemon Go

The steps in this guide are going to show you how to turn off the notifications that let you know a Pokemon in a gym needs a berry.

  1. Open Pokemon Go.
  2. Tap the Pokeball button.
  3. Select the Settings option.
  4. Tap the button to the right of Low Motivation.

Pokemon Go has a a gym system where you can place a Pokemon that will defend the gym against people that are trying to take it over.

But even if no one attacks the gym, your Pokemon will lose power over time, which can result in it having low motivation.

You can replenish your Pokemon’s motivation by feeding it a berry, and Pokemon Go will even send you a notification if your Pokemon’s motivation reaches a low enough level.

If you have a lot of Pokemon in gyms, though, these notifications can become a little excessive, and you might prefer to turn them off. Our guide below will show you where to find this setting in the Pokemon Go app on your device.

How to Turn Off Notifications About Low Motivation for Pokemon in Gyms

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.1.3, using the most current version of the Pokemon Go app that is available at the time of writing.

Step 1: Open the Pokemon Go app.

open Pokemon Go

Step 2: Tap the Pokeball icon at the bottom of the screen.

touch the Pokeball icon

Step 3: Touch the Settings button at the top-right of the screen.

open Pokemon Go settings menu

Step 4: Scroll to the Push Notifications section of the menu, then tap the button to the right of Low Motivation to turn it off. I have this notification turned off in the picture below.

how to turn off low motivation notifications in Pokemon Go

Note that this menu has a lot of other settings and options that you might like to customize. Find out how to turn off sound in Pokemon Go, for example, if you would rather not hear the music and sound effects associated with the game.