If you are a Pokemon enthusiast, you might have experienced the frustration of trying to transfer your beloved Pokemon from one game to another, but not able to do.
The issue that has been reported by many players is the problem with Poke Transporter not working, even though Pokemon Bank is free.
Pokemon Bank is a cloud-based storage service that allows players to store their Pokemon online, and Poke Transporter lets you transfer Pokemon from older games to Pokemon Bank, where they can then be transferred to newer games.
However, in recent times, many players have reported that they are unable to use Poke Transporter, despite having a free account on Pokemon Bank.
In this article we will discuss why Poke Transporter not working and how to fix it.
Why Is Poke Transporter Not Working?
There are several reasons why Poke Transporter may not be working such as:
1. Expired Passes
One reason why Poke Transporter might not be working is that your Pokemon Bank Pass may have expired.
If you have been using the free trial version of Pokemon Bank, which lasts for 30 days, your Pass might have expired without you realizing it or your subscription is expired.
When this happens, Poke Transporter will not work until you renew your Pass.
2. Incompatible Games
Another reason why Poke Transporter might not be working is that you are trying to transfer Pokemon from incompatible games.
Poke Transporter only works with certain Pokemon games, and if you try to transfer Pokemon from a game that is not compatible, you will not able to do.
3. Technical Issues
Finally, it’s possible that the issue with Poke Transporter is caused by a technical problem, either with your Nintendo 3DS console or with the app itself.
In this case, you might need to troubleshoot the problem by following some basic steps, such as restarting your console or reinstalling the app.
How To Fix Poke Transporter Not Working
If you are having the issue with Poke Transporter not working, there are several steps you can take to try and resolve the problem such as:
1. Renew Your Pokemon Bank Pass
If your Pokemon Bank Pass has expired, you will need to renew it to use Poke Transporter again.
To do this, open Pokemon Bank on your 3DS console and select the option to purchase a new Pass.
You can choose between a 30-day or 365-day Pass, depending on your needs.
If you not able to renew the Pokemon Bank pass then contact Nintendo support team.
2. Restart Your Nintendo 3DS
Sometime the Poke Transporter issue is temporary because of some bug/ glitch so restarting your Nintendo 3DS might resolve the issue.
3. Check Compatibility
Make sure that the games you are trying to transfer Pokemon from are compatible with Poke Transporter.
Currently, the app only works with Pokemon Black, White, Black 2, and White 2.
If you are trying to transfer Pokemon from any other game, you will need to use a different method.
4. Update Your 3DS System
Make sure that your 3DS console is updated to the latest firmware version.
You can do this by going to System Settings >> Other Settings >> System Update.
This might solve any technical issues that are causing the problem.
Also check this latest Reddit thread on this: https://www.reddit.com/r/pokemon/comments/122fqf1/psathe_3ds_eshop_is_shutting_down_tomorrow_and/