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Pokemon Showdown app for Android and iOS?

Discussion in 'Pokémon Showdown!' started by ske7ch6336, Sep 30, 2012.

  1. BattleStar

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    Better support for Pokemon Showdown on IPads would be awesome. Is there anything iPad users can do to run PS better?
  2. MilkyWay01

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    Pokemon Showdown for the iPad?

    I've tried pokemon showdown on my iPad Mini and it works alright, it's just really slow and laggy. Is there anything I can do or download to make quicker and more efficient?
  3. jrp

    jrp [18:22] <chaos> jrp x treecko is my favorite shipping

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    at the moment, PS is mainly optimized for computers. Zarel said that he'd eventually get around to adding mobile support.
  4. andicotter

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    Can this be found on the playstore?
  5. Joim

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    Keep in mind that a new client should be developed just for this, so it won't be done soon.
  6. InfernusIgnitus

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    I'd love it if they made an app for showdown on iPad, itd make playing so much easier. I've been playing via iPad mainly for a while now and it gets frustrating when i'm unable to copy my custom team's text file. other than that it works completely fine on my ipad.
  7. Scorpiopt

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    Po had an android app but its almost useless now
  8. Houndoomsday

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    I can "technically" run Pokemon Showdown on my phone, but it never fully loads. It says connecting to port 80 and then never advances past that step. I have a fairly low-end phone, is that the reason why it's not working, or does PS just not work well on a phone?
  9. Scorpiopt

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    you need a good phone with flash support at least 1ghz processor

    My HTC wildfire doesnt even load but on my 1.2ghz tablet it works but its a bit slow
  10. MilkyWay01

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    It technically works the the iPad Mini but its ridiculously laggy. I can't manage to create my own team and sometimes it lags so much that the tab freezes. Is there any way around this?
  11. Eric x3 xD

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    I was running Pokemon Showdown on FireFox on my Samsung Galaxy II S TAB2. It worked well, but lagged on battle.
  12. Speedobear

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    Not if you have.... AppSync! -ba dum tss-
  13. jrp

    jrp [18:22] <chaos> jrp x treecko is my favorite shipping

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    Pokemon Showdown won't have a native app for ios due to the fact that it would never get past apple's approval. it could feasibly have an android port because of the fact that you can install packages from outside of Google Play though.
  14. blitzlefan

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    maybe it's just a "my internet is weird at times and randomly gets better/worse", but turning the lobby chat off /lobbychat off worked wonders for me! :) I like PS!

    Also, and iPod app would be wonderful but I'm fine on a laptop.
  15. bobhail9

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    plz make app for andriod
  16. brumleyfalice

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    Gingerbread can't run firefox that well. It always hangs. The best way is to get Ice cream sandwich.
  17. brumleyfalice

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    Hope we can have this for this year.
  18. Unknown_so

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    Hey, i tried playing PS on my PC Firefox and Chrome, but it doesn't let me log in, nor does it work, can someone help?
    P.S.: I'm on WindowsXP, don't know if that will help
  19. Pikachuun

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    Try here.
  20. Kebabier

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    Yes me, but I use PS mainly on my computer.

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