10 Best Word Games on Android & iOS (iPhone & iPad)

Here are our top 10 favorite word games for both Android and iOS (iPhone & iPad). These are apps we play all the time. Most of these apps are free, and they’re all wonderful. We’re constantly amazed at the creativity out there.

1.  Spell Gems

2. Jackpot Words

3. Ruzzle

4.  Words with Friends

5.  Spell Tower

6. Bookworm

7. Scramble with Friends

8. Letterpress

9. Scruzzle Word

10. What’s the Phrase

Comments & Advice:
  1. leonard says:

    I can add to this list – Wordil : word game where you get word with missing letters and you have to find the whole word

  2. Laura Rose says:

    Amazed you haven’t got WordBuzz in that list. Easily the best word game available on a mobile phone! It’s still my fave after more than 2 years! (I might have addiction issues) https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wrc.wordstorm.android

  3. Spencer says:

    Great article. This seems like a great list of word games. I’d like to recommend a new app that is available on the apple app store. It’s called Word Pash, its fun and makes improving your vocab a breeze. its for all ages. Ill provide a link for anyone who wants to try. any feedback is appreciated. http://tinyurl.com/zwhakqs


  4. Julien says:

    I like “Study! Language Word Game” Reminds me of Tetris and Scrabble. I play it in the train as my commute is long and take advantage to practice Japanese (you can play in 5 languages or so). It is pretty hard but at least I learnt something and it s quite fun (and pretty)

  5. Jani says:

    Simple word game with unique gameplay – RingoWord

    Simple, yet fun.

  6. Neil says:

    Don’t forget about WORDFIX Word Game – all the words are UK and US friendly, contains no plurals, names of places or names of people. It’s also surprisingly challenging 🙂

    Google Play:

  7. Jeyanthinathan Rajendran says:

    Word Rush – This would just keep you engaged all the time..good game for some brain activity — https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.word.rush

  8. Sarah says:

    You must include Word Teaser in your list. It is an innovative fun word game with online multiplayer mode.


  9. Marcell says:

    Check out this new Android word game – Guess One,
    It shows animated images:

  10. Zaphara Arts says:

    Wurd Torn was recently featured on the US app store for Best New Word Games.

  11. Sanjin says:

    “Word War W” is a great little word game with a funny name (think World War Z).

    It combines arcade elements with word spelling. It’s fun and can get quite challenging. Besides it helps teach spelling and fast typing.

    It’s available on the iPhone AppStore: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/word-war-w/id1018615320?mt=8

    You can also try it out from your browser: http://arcade.gamesalad.com/games/133969

  12. Wordify says:

    Learn vocabulary with an app according to scientofic principles and enhance your cognitive efficiency.
    Play Wordify for free :

  13. Sonali says:

    Try out this cool game -> ‘Word War’

    To learn new words, test and explore your knowledge on vocabularies, challenge your friends and lot more


  14. Mark Brown says:

    Thanks for sharing this great list of word games. If you love to play puzzle games then take a look at Guezz It – Word Guessing Game.

    To play this game visit website at https://www.guezzit.com

    Android user can download at – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.guezzit
    iPhone users can download at – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/guezz-it/id777483080?ls=1&mt=8

  15. If you want to mix up your word game collection with the most diverse word game on Apple and Android you should take a look at this.


    A fairly new iOS release, but thousands of fantastic reviews on Android.

  16. KaChe says:

    I just love this new word game Countdown Letters Fall: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/countdown-letters-fall/id955583554?mt=8
    Scrabble and Tetris combined

  17. Matt says:

    I like “Scruzzle Word” the most. But rest of the others are also great.

  18. SavySoda says:

    Here’s another one worth checking out. Word Trivia just released.

    App Store:

  19. Wuzzles says:

    If you like playing catchphrases or cryptograms style games then you will like Wuzzles. With almost 1000 word puzzles to solve this is one of the most comprehensive word puzzle game available today.

    iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wuzzles-guess-whats-little/id783620793?mt=8

    Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.xlabz.wuzzlesgame

  20. Main Word says:

    Try Main Word! It’s a fun unique word game. It’s a little word search and trivia mixed together. Also very addicting try it at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.codingdiv.mainword

  21. srijan says:

    try tankboom 3d action game available on google and app store.
    link : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.techbla.tankboomfree

  22. Bookworm says:

    Was searching for the popular Bookworm Game on Android but it wasn’t there.

    Instead found this Falling Word Search game which is quite entertaining as well.

    Here’s the download link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=air.falling.wordsearch

  23. Abby H says:

    WordSlide Battle is a fast-paced, multiplayer word game that’s free and super fun. Get it for Android here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.twobeanapps.wordslide_battle

  24. Violet says:

    Hi, I recently published an animation based word game called “Whats Playing – Guess the word”.

    Gameplay is like this: You watch a short animation (little hand drawn pictures) and guess an associated word. The animation provides you with clues. There are 700 animations to solve with more coming soon.

    You can download it at:
    App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/app/whats-playing-guess-the-word/id704984180
    Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.violetarts.whatsplaying&hl=en

  25. Tops & Tails says:

    Check out brand new Tops & Tails – Multiplayer Words Domino Game – a unique, intuitive and addictive word game available on the AppStore. Write words that start with the last two letters of previous given word.

    Download now for free: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tops-tails-multiplayer-words/id784472605?ls=1&mt=8