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How Word Cheat Apps Level Up Your Game

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Admittedly, the word “cheat” can carry some negative connotations. That being said, it can also be a matter of transparency and perspective, as is the case with word cheat apps. The WordFinder app, available for iOS and Android, is a word cheat app, but you can also think of it as a helper or tool. When you take advantage of what it can do, you boost your skills and improve your chances of winning in games like Words With Friends.

Find Better Words to Play

Let’s start with the most obvious benefit of using a Words With Friends cheat tool. Simply put, when you enter the letters in your rack, the WordFinder app provides you with the best possible words you can play. 

If you have the letters ABEMPJN, you might think playing BAM is pretty good for 9 points. But, you can also spell the words JAMBE (20 points) or JAPE (16 points) for a higher-scoring play. A related feature is the ability to “see words containing this word.” Access that via the three vertical dots menu next to any word in the search results list.

Hindsight Is 20/20

When most people think about an app like WordFinder for Android or iOS, they assume people are using it as a proactive cheat app. That is to say that players enter their letters, find words, and then play one of the results in their favorite word game. And it’s true: most players probably do use our app this way.

If you feel like this is “unfair” or “cheating,” you can still use the WordFinder app to improve your skills. Enter the letters you had in your rack after you’ve already made your move to see what you could have played instead. This is how the “hindsight” feature works in Words With Friends, except you have unlimited searches with our app! 

Look Up Word Definitions

Knowing that you can play a certain word and that it’s a valid play in your favorite word game is one thing. Actually knowing what that word means elevates your skill and expertise to a whole other level. Make the most of our app by taking advantage of the word definition feature. 

Simply tap on the three vertical dots next to any word in the results list. Then, choose “read definition” from the resulting list of options. Depending on the word, you’ll get at least the definition(s), a pronunciation guide (with audio) and the word’s origin.

Tips, Hints, and Other Helpful Articles

If you’re reading these words on the WordFinder website, then you already know how we offer all sorts of awesome articles for you to read. Expect helpful hints and tips for how to solve any anagrams game, for example. And while we’ll happily welcome you back to this website any time to read any of our articles, you can access them through our mobile app too.

Yes, it’s more than “just” a word cheat app. It’s a full service solution for improving your game and elevating your performance. Just tap on the three horizontal lines menu near the top-left of the app and choose “articles” from the resulting list of options. 

Maximize Your Bonus Potential

One of the biggest and most important differences you’ll find between a simple anagram solver and a full-fledged word cheat app is purpose in design. Anagram solvers are great, because they can rearrange letters to uncover possible words. Our word cheat app goes further with advanced search. Because, the reason why you’re using the app in the first place is to maximize your points. 

Under the “contains” field in advanced search, you can designate empty board spaces, plus DL and TL for letter bonuses. This really helps to maximize your point potential. The letter B on a TL (triple letter) space is worth more than the letter Z on a regular space! Winning is about strategy and making smart decisions just as much as it is about knowing words. 

A Winning Strategy

On some level, it’s true what they say. There really is no replacement for experience. If you want to get good at Scrabble, you’ve got to play a lot of Scrabble. It helps if you play against people who are better than you are too. But, it also counts what kind of experience you get. Word cheat apps add another layer, revealing blind spots and unearthing greater potential. 

Get the WordFinder app for iOS via the App Store, and find it for Android in the Google Play Store. It’s free to download and super easy to use. 


Michael Kwan is a professional writer and editor with over 14 years of experience. Fueled by caffeine and WiFi, he's no stranger to word games and dad jokes.

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