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Acquire Items via Hacking

Hack Portals to acquire game objects. You can hack any Portal, but the probability of receiving items will depend on whether the Portal is neutral or controlled by one of the Factions.

To HACK a Portal:

    1. Walk up to a Portal until your “action range” (the orange circle around the player icon in the Scanner view) contains the Portal.
    2. Touch the Portal icon and then select HACK in the Portal’s details view to attempt to retrieve items from that Portal.
    3. You'll see the results of your Hack appear on the bottom of your Scanner. Touch the OPS button to see your full inventory.
Note: There is a “Cool Down” period before you can hack the same Portal again.