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How to use gifts and win items for free on GO Pokémon

GO Pokémon received an update on Android and iOS that allows the exchange of Pokémon between friends, besides the possibility of sending and receiving gifts. They are boxes of surprise, which contains items for free, such as Pokéballs and Potions, which help to evolve in the game without even leaving home. However, the system has limitations and some rules. Learn how to use the illustrated guide in detail.

Before you send gifts to your friends, you must have one. For this, you have to go through Poképaradas. Follow the steps below:

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How to use gifts and win items for free on GO Pokémon

How to get gifts

Step 1. Find a Poképarada on the map;

How to get gifts in Pokémon GO

Step 2. Open the Poképarada and rotate your disk;

How to get gifts in Pokémon GO

Step 3. Receive the items - among them a gift box.

How to get gifts in Pokémon GO

It is worth remembering that you must have space to receive gifts. The maximum number of simultaneous gifts you can keep, before sending, is five. If it has the maximum, Poképarada will not give any more.

How to send gifts

To send gifts you must have friends on your in-game list. Then, follow below:

Step 1. Open the GO Pokémon and touch the icon of your character;

How to send gifts in Pokémon GO

Step 2. Go to the "Friends" option;

How to send gifts in Pokémon GO

Step 3. Select one of your friends to send the gift;

How to send gifts in Pokémon GO

Step 4. Within the profile of the friend, touch "Send present";

How to send gifts in Pokémon GO

Step 5. Choose one of the available gifts in your items;

How to send gifts in Pokémon GO

Step 6. Next, confirm by tapping "Submit";

How to send gifts in Pokémon GO

Step 7. Return to the previous screen and confirm that the sending was successful.

How to send gifts in Pokémon GO

How to receive gifts and free items

Step 1. Open the GO Pokémon and touch the icon of your character;

How to receive gifts and items for free in Pokémon GO

Step 2. Go to the "Friends" option;

How to receive gifts and items for free in Pokémon GO

Step 3. Choose one of the friends who sent you a gift - just read the description in the list;

How to receive gifts and items for free in Pokémon GO

Step 4. Touch the present to receive;

How to receive gifts and items for free in Pokémon GO

Step 5. To confirm, touch "Open":

How to receive gifts and items for free in Pokémon GO

Step 6. Check the items that came in the gifts.

How to receive gifts and items for free in Pokémon GO

As an extra tip, remember that if you receive a gift from someone and have space left over from the eggs of Pokémon, you will also gain an Alola egg with a varied Alolan Form Pokémon.

How to receive gifts and items for free in Pokémon GO

The eggs of Alola have different color and are seven kilometers, unlike all the others that have already appeared in the game.

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