How to add friends in Harry Potter Wizards Unite

Earn XP and complete Wizarding Challenges by learning how to add friends in Harry Potter Wizards Unite.

In Harry Potter Wizards Unite, a common question that people have is how to add friends. Similar to Niantic’s other title, Pokemon GO, you have the ability to add friends in Harry Potter Wizards Unite. Not only is it fun to follow what your friends are up to in the game, adding friends comes with the benefit of earning bonus XP and the ability to help each other complete Wizarding Challenges. Struggling to add your friends? Read on for a quick guide on how to add friends in Harry Potter Wizards Unite!

How to add friends in Harry Potter Wizards Unite

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To add friends in Harry Potter Wizards Unite, you'll need to tap the Social icon on your Home screen, then enter the Friend Code of the person you wish to add.
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To answer the question of how to add friends in Harry Potter Wizards Unite, you’ll first need to familiarize yourself with your home screen. Not only can you tap on the Wizard icon to customize your Ministry ID page, you can also open up a menu to add friends. This menu can be found directly above the Wizard icon and is represented by two Wizards side-by-side.

After opening this menu, you’ll find yourself on the Social page. At the top, you can tap “Add Friend” to begin the process of sending out invites to your friends. Similar to Pokemon GO, everyone is given a unique Friend Code. Ask your friends for their Friend Code, then enter it in the Social section of Harry Potter Wizards Unite. When done correctly, you’ll send a request which your friend can then accept.

You can also view and give your friends your Friend Code which they can use to add you. When the process is complete, you’ll be able to view your list of friends on the Social page. Note that as of the time of this writing, you can only add up to 200 people as friends. You also can’t send them gifts or items like you can in Pokemon GO, though that feature will undoubtedly be added in the future.

Right now, the Social functionality in Harry Potter Wizards Unite is described as follows: “Friends provide social benefits, such as bonus Wizarding XP and Wizarding Challenge XP when you engage in Wizarding Challenges together.”

Now that you know how to add friends in Harry Potter Wizards Unite, what do you think of the app? Are you enjoying how different it feels from Pokemon GO? Do you have any changes you’d like to see made? Let us know down in the comments below!

Morgan is a writer, indie game lover, and socially awkward coffee addict. Need something? Morgan can be reached at morgan.shaver@allgamers.com or if you like, you can say hello using GIFs on Twitter.

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