Words with Friends Notifications Won’t Go Away

Words with Friends is a multiplayer game released in 2009 by Newtoy. Players take turns in arranging words in a crossword-puzzle pattern. This game is like the board game, scrabble in terms of rules.

However, over 40 games can be played simultaneously in Words with friends. The push notifications alert players when it is their turn. You can match with other opponents if you have their usernames. Players can also be matched with opponents through a random smart-match.

If your words with friends notifications won’t go away, then there is a problem.

The solutions are listed below:

For Android Users:

If you are an Android player, follow the steps below to fix this problem

  • Step 1: On your Android phone, go to words with friends.
  • Step 2: Touch the “Menu” button.
  • Step 3: Select “Settings”
  • Step 4: Navigate to the miscellaneous section, then disable or enable background notifications.

For iPhone and iPad Users:

If you are not an Android player, you may be an iPhone or iPad user. Look below for the solution to fix the notification problem.

  • Step 1: Go to the home screen.
  • Step 2: Touch the “Settings” button.
  • Step 3: Select “Notifications”
  • Step 4: Search for words with friends on the list of apps and choose it.
  • Step 5: Change sounds, badges, etc.

Kindle Fire Users

For kindle fire devices, try any of the solutions below.

  • Step 1: Swipe down from the top part of the screen.
  • Step 2: Touch “More” or the three dots at the top-right of the screen.
  • Step 3: Select “Applications”
  • Step 4: Tap “Notification settings”
  • Step 5: Enable or disable notifications.


  • Step 1: Swipe down from the top of the screen.
  • Step 2: Touch “Settings”
  • Step 3: Select “Notifications & Quiet time”
  • Step 4: Tap on the application you want to manage.
  • Step 5: Enable or Disable notifications.

Windows Phone

Follow the steps below:

  • Step 1: Tap “Start”
  • Step 2: Swipe left to the applications list.
  • Step 3: Touch “Settings”
  • Step 4: Select “Notifications + actions”
  • Step 5: Choose the application you want to manage.
  • Step 6: Enable or disable “Show in action center”

After you have managed the notifications settings of your device, you need to do the same in the game.

In The Game:

  • Step 1: Open Settings. You can find it on your profile page or by scrolling down the main menu.
  • Step 2: Search for the “Notification” section.
  • Step 3: Enable or disable it.

Words with Friends Crashing

Even though Words with Friends is one of the favorite mobile games, some users complained that it crashes. There can be many reasons for this problem, but there are also solutions you can use to fix it yourself.

Solution 1: Close And Reopen The App

If an error causes your problem, then you need to close and reopen the app. For this solution to work, ensure you clear the app from your application history.

Solution 2: Restart Your Device

Where the solution above cannot work for you, restart your device. If there are a lot of apps running, your game will crash. Another reason is if your device is overheating.

To fix this problem, restart your device by long-pressing the “Power” button. Select “Restart” from the options that will pop up.

After the process has been completed, take a look at the Words with Friends game to see if the problem persists.

Solution 3: Reinstall the app

You can reinstall your Words with Friends game, this action will cause the problem of ending.  Simply uninstall the game from your device. The next step is to go to the Play Store or App Store to download the latest version of the game.

How to Delete the Words with Friends App

If you have uninstalled the Words with Friends app, it won’t affect your account. You can now get access to your account whenever you install the game again on your device.

Below is how to delete the Words with Friends app.

On Android

  • Step 1: On your device, go to settings.
  • Step 2: Navigate to “Apps & Notifications”, select it.
  • Step 3: Touch “See all apps”
  • Step 4: Navigate to “Words with Friends”, select it.
  • Step 5: Tap “Uninstall”

On iPhone

  • Step 1: Find the “Words with Friends” app icon.
  • Step 2: Long press the app icon.
  • Step 3: Select the “Delete” tap.
  • Step 4: Click “Delete”. This is to confirm that you want to delete the “Words with Friends” app.


Even though Words with Friends is a great game, it is not devoid of problems, just like other game apps. Finally, not all users have this problem.



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