Niantic updates list of Pokémon GO known issues currently being investigated by its engineering team as of January 20

Niantic has updated the official Known Issues support page for Pokémon GO. Read on below to learn more:

Known Issues

Last Updated: 8h
Here is where you can find a list of issues currently being investigated by our engineering team. This list will be updated regularly, and issues will be added and removed as they are discovered and resolved. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of all issues we are aware of or working to fix.You can find the list of known issues related to GO Battle League here.
 
To report a bug that isn’t listed here, or get one on one support, please submit a ticket in-app under the Settings menu, or see our article on how to best contact us for different issues.
 
Last updated: January 20, 2021
 
Super effective Charged Attacks used in Team Leader and Team GO Rocket Grunt battles do not count for task completion.
Issue description: If Trainers have a task that requires that they do a certain amount of super effective Charged Attacks, the task does not progress if a super effective Charged Attack is used during a Team Leader battle or a Team GO Rocket Grunt battle. This is currently affecting Field Research Tasks as well as Level Up Research Tasks
Issue status: Mitigated in upcoming release (0.229). A full resolution will be implemented in an upcoming release as well.
 
In-game notifications and Team GO Rocket balloons may not appear for some Trainers.
Issue description:
Some Trainers are not receiving in-game notifications such as raid invitations and do not encounter Team GO Rocket balloons.
Issue status: Investigating. If Trainers open all Gifts they have received, this may resolve the issue in the meantime.

The Footprint button will not highlight the nearby PokéStop.
Issue description:
When Trainers navigate to Nearby Pokémon in the wild, and tap on a PokéStop’s PhotoDisk, the PokéStop will not highlight on the Map View with a footprint icon.
Issue status: Resolved in release (0.227)
 
Powering up a Gym to Level 3 sometimes causes the Gym to not be interactive and no Pokémon to appear in the wild.
Issue description: When Trainers Power up a Gym to Level 3, they will sometimes experience the Gym not being interactive and no Pokémon to appear in the wild around the Gym. In some cases, the surrounding PokéStops might also disappear.
Issue status: Resolved in release (0.227)
 
Some weather-related visual effects have been disabled.
Issue description: Some weather-related visual effects such as rainy weather have been temporarily disabled as we investigate a bug.
Issue status: Investigating
 
Promotion codes from the “We’ve missed you, Trainer” e-mail are not able to be redeemed.
Issue description:When Trainers attempt to redeem the promotion code from the “We’ve missed you, Trainer” e-mail, they are given the warning “Passcode must at least contain 13 characters” and are unable to redeem the code.
Issue status: Investigating, please contact Niantic Support with a screenshot of the redemption page including your Trainer username associated with the code if you are experiencing this issue.
 
Trainers have recurring issues with Adventure Sync on iOS devices.
Issue description:
Trainers may experience issues enabling or disabling Adventure Sync, or may experience inaccurate distance tracking.
Issue status: Mitigated in release. Reinstalling your application and re-enabling all permissions in device and application settings may help resolve further issues.

Source: Official Pokémon GO support page

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