What is Tag in Pokémon GO?

What is a tag in Pokémon GO?
What is a tag in Pokémon GO? / Photo by Niantic/The Pokémon Company

What is a tag in Pokémon GO? The new feature arrived in the Go Beyond update released at the end of November, and players are confused about how to use it. Tagging is primarily intended as a way to make life easier when sorting through an ever-expanding Pokédex. Here's what you need to know about the new feature.

What is Tag in Pokémon GO?

Tagging allows players to mark Pokémon with colors and labels to make them easier to find when sifting through their collection. Potential uses include tagging Pokémon in a particular lineup one uses frequently, or tagging Pokémon one is looking to trade.

To tag Pokémon, head into the Pokémon menu in the Pokémon GO app and press the "Tags" icon in the top left corner. Select "Create Tag," then choose a name and color for the tag. Once the tag is created, select it and tap in the bottom left of the screen to start adding Pokémon to the tag.