How To Add And Remove Friends In Peridot

This guide talks about how you can add and remove friends in Peridot.

Peridot 5
Here's everything you need to know about adding and removing friends in Peridot. | © Niantic

Niantic's latest entry in the AR videogame scene, Peridot, has finally made its global release. With that, we have a ton of players hopping into the game to hatch and raise their own Dot.

To make things even better, the game allows a friend system where players can add others and send and receive gifts, chat with them, raise their Dot together, and much more.

However, to get started, you must know how to add and remove friends in Peridot. And this is where our guide comes in handy.

How To Add Friends In Peridot

Peridot Friend Request
Here is what the Add Friends page looks like in Peridot. | © Niantic

Here is how you can add friends in Peridot:

  1. Open Peridot.
  2. On the main screen, tap on your Backpack [Make sure you have completed the tutorial.]
  3. Tap on Dots & Friends.
  4. Select the Friends tab.
    • You will get three options:
      • Refer Friend
      • Add Friends
      • Friend Requests
  5. Tap on Add Friends.

At the bottom field, you will get the option to enter your Friend Code to send them a friend request. Alternatively, you will find the Scan QR Code option, using which you can scan your friend's barcode to add them to your friends list.

Lastly, you can connect Peridot with your contacts to add friends from your device's contact list. It is one of the easiest methods to check who in your contact is playing Peridot so that you can directly send them friend requests.

That aside, you can also add friends in Peridot from the Dot details page. Here is how you can do that:

  1. From the main screen, tap on nearby Dots or visit a Habitat.
  2. Tap on the Dot of a person you want to become friends with.
  3. Tap on their Niantic ID, underneath their Dot's name.

How To Remove Friends In Peridot

Peridot Friends List
You can select any friend from the Friend List and then tap on the Remove Friend button. | © Niantic

To remove friends in Peridot, all you have to do is select the friend in question from the Friends tab, scroll down their profile, and tap on the 'Remove Friend' button.

Peridot Removing Friends
Tap on the Remove Friend button to remove the person from your friend list. | © Niantic

If you are confused about the process, follow these steps:

  1. From the main screen, tap your backpack
  2. Tap Dots & Friends
  3. Select the Friends tab
  4. Tap on a friend and scroll down
  5. Select Remove Friend

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