Since Words With Friends is an electronic word game you don’t need nimble fingers to place the letter tiles but nimble fingers to press the right button to succeed. Which buttons do I have to know when playing Words With Friends? What functions do they have? Here we try to give you an overview of all crucial Words With Friends buttons.
What happens when you swap letters in Words With Friends? The swap button allows you to exchange tiles in your rack for new ones. You can exchange up to all seven letters if you are not satisfied with your letter range. However, swapping tiles also means losing a turn.
WORD-GRABBER TIP 1: Be aware that swapping tiles might worsen your situation, so make sure you considered all possible letter combinations.
Another Words With Friends button that is often been used is the shuffle button.This one is to shuffle tiles on the tile line and get different letter placements. Thus you can get the idea how to create words out of this letters. Press the shuffle button how often you like.
WORD-GRABBER TIP 2: IPad users just need to shake their tablet to shuffle the given letters.
When you can’t build a word out of the given letters this Words With Friends button might help. Skip your turn and let your opponent play again. If you or your opponent presses this button three times in a row that one loses.
WORD-GRABBER TIP 3: When you come to the point where you can’t find a word but you want to avoid pressing the pass button you can consult our Words With Friends Cheat. Simply insert the letters you want to generate words for Words With Friends and match the results to a specific situation on the Words With Friends board by using the pattern option.
When you can’t handle the pressure or you see no way to win the game this button will bring relief. Concede defeat, your opponent wins the game. This can only be done while the game is in My Move list. That means, if your opponent does not make a move in a reasonable amount of time and you lose interest in playing with him you can’t resign if it is his turn at this moment.
WORD-GRABBER TIP 4: Don’t panic if it is your opponents turn and you want to resign because he is not reacting anymore. The game will be automatically resigned. For random games, it’s 5 days without a move. For all other games, it’s 11 days.
Change Board button
Press this icon to change the board you are playing on. Only you can see your themed board, opponents will see the board that they have selected to be used. The Board Option you select will only apply to the active game you are currently playing. If you want to change the board theme for all of your active games, you will need to repeat this process for those games. Unlimited changes per game are possible.