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Words with Friends – Best Word Game

By Zynga Inc.


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Now, there are more ways to enjoy the World’s Most Popular Mobile Word Game.
Play the fun, free, social game you love, now available in App Store for iMessage!

Words With Friends is the fun, free social crossword game where your brain power is tested against friends from all over the world. And now, there are even more ways to enjoy the game.

Connecting with friends and family has never been easier with Words With Friends for iMessage.
Invite friends using your phone’s contact list and make moves directly in Messages.
Looking for new friends to play? Search for the best opponent for you by browsing players’ profiles in using “Play Someone New”. Want to stay sharp and challenge yourself? Test your word skills with Weekly Challenge. Compete in new word challenges each week and earn the badges to prove it. Indulge in your love of words with so many new, and addictive ways to play. May the Best Friend Win.™

● PLAY YOUR WAY – Invite friends using your phone’s contact list, and play moves directly in Messages
● SPELL words and solve puzzles with your friends
● MAKE bigger, weirder words to earn more points
● TAKE special spots to double up your score
● PLAY anytime and anywhere with offline Solo Play
● CONNECT with players of similar skill with Smart Match
● CHALLENGE your friends and family to think faster and make moves within 24 hours on a smaller board with fewer tiles with Fast Play
● CHOOSE from 6 new languages including Spanish, French, German, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese and British English.
● EXPAND your vocabulary with Dictionary and Word of the Day
● TRAIN your brain with new words every day
● TRACK your performance and improvement with detailed stats
● CHAT with your friends in-game
● ACCESS your games on your phone, tablet, computer, and Apple watch
● DOWNLOAD to access new features; all your games, stats, and friends carry over.*

*Play Words With Friends without third party ads between moves if you previously purchased Words With Friends Pro on iOS or any other mobile device. Be sure to login with Facebook or the email account you used to make the previous purchase to continue to play without third party ads between moves. Games played in App Store for iMessage are separate from games on your iPhone, iPad, Computer, and Apple Watch and will be separate games from those on other devices.

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ADDITIONAL DISCLOSURES • For specific information about how Zynga collects and uses personal or other data, please read our privacy policy at• This game does permit a user to connect to social networks, such as Facebook, and as such players may come into contact with other people when playing this game. Social Networking Service terms may also apply.• The game is free to play, however in-app purchases are available for additional content and premium currency. In-app purchases range from $0.99 to $99.99.• You will be given the opportunity to participate in special offers, events, and programs from Zynga Inc and its partners. Use of this application is governed by the Zynga Terms of Service, found at Collection and use of personal data are subject to Zynga’s Privacy Policy, found at

What's New in Version 5.11.1

Dear Wordies,

We’ve updated our latest version with bug fixes (including a fix for Solo Play being too easy) and improvements!

May The Best Friend Win
Words With Friends


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Customer Reviews

Unfair Challenges

Yes, some of the ads are loud and annoying, but the absolute worst aspect of this game is the outrageously unfair challenges to earn badges. This week, my boyfriend had to complete ONE JQKZ word and I have to complete TWELVE!! Last week he had score 140 points and I had to score 1,650. It's absurd, and aggravating. At one point we had similar challenges and completed them each week, until eventually the challenge was unattainable (anything over 2,000 points requires too much playing time to complete in a week, and it had increased steadily to around 4,000). At that point, we both quit playing for a week or two, in hopes of seeing the challenge score drop. It did drop and I started playing again. My boyfriend waited longer. It's just really dumb and unfair to make challenges different for different individuals. If you (app developers) want to be sure to offer a challenge to all levels of players (occasional to addicts), why not offer three levels of badges each week, so it actually means something when a person earns that top, hardest to achieve badge? When I have to do 12x as much work as my bf for the same badge, that badge is meaningless. Honestly, if this doesn't change it will probably result in me deleting the app and not playing at all.

Dump the GIPHY! Fix the ads!

Just updating this review for the latest update. Two big issues, the giphys and the ads. The giphy pop-ups are still there and still annoying--stupid pop-up screens that tells you what word your opponent just played, and after you play, there's an equally unnecessary pop-up telling you what word you just played. You know, if I didn't know how to read, I wouldn't be able to play this game would I? So why do I need a screen interrupting me to tell me what word everybody just played? Completely moronic. I assume this is for the short attention span crowd, but the rest of us with a brain still find it incredibly stupid.

Some of the ads (Google assistant in particular) end with the playing screen still dimmed, leaving you unable to continue playing the game. I've repeatedly had to turn off my phone just to restart the app. I thought you wanted us to play the game?

Is ANYBODY reading these reviews??? This is my FIFTH negative review after this GIPHY crap started infesting the game, so I guess not. Maybe a giphy expressing my disgust would help? Very disappointing, Words With Friends.

Ads, Ads, Ads, even after paying.

The game is fun, as it always has been, but the home screen is a cluttered mess of begging ("You've paid us, now how about you pay for someone else, too?"), ads ("Hey, we've released Boggle. Why don't you pay for that one?") and other assorted UI clutter that makes it near impossible to find the one thing I care about - the game I'm playing.

Ads? After I paid for the feature that said it removed ads? I'll never give this company another dime or download another of their apps until this behavior changes. It's a shameful bait and switch. I wouldn't bother paying if you haven't already.

Finally, the dictionary is... questionable. There are a lot of words that work, but aren't actually words, and other words that definitely exist, but aren't valid. It's not game breaking, but it is a bit weird and frustrating at times.

Words with Friends – Best Word Game
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
Offers iMessage App for iOS
  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 5.11.1
  • Size: 183 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. No More Ads$9.99
  2. Hindsight Pack$1.99
  3. Hindsight Value Pack$4.99
  4. Hindsight Small Pack$0.99