CrossWords

A Scrabble-like game

A cross-platform game with the same rules as Scrabble that can be played locally (on the same device), via SMS or via an internet relay. Invite other people to a game by sending them a message (or enter the name of the room if you already know it). Drag letters onto the board next to other letters to make new words; press the number on the right of the screen to commit your move and let the next person move. English wordlist is included but there is a link to the website to download other languages.

The source code supports push messaging via Google Play, but that won't function in this build even if Google Play is installed. It just means that moves wouldn't be as fast as if it were supported.

Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 4.4.119 (115) - Added on 2017-06-12

    This version requires Android 2.1 or newer.

    It is built and signed by the original developer.

    Download APK 1.8 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH_ADMIN
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
    • org.eehouse.android.xw4.permission.C2D_MESSAGE
    • com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
    • android.permission.GET_ACCOUNTS
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.NFC
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 4.4.118 (114) - Added on 2017-05-24

    This version requires Android 2.1 or newer.

    It is built and signed by the original developer.

    Download APK 1.8 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH_ADMIN
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
    • org.eehouse.android.xw4.permission.C2D_MESSAGE
    • com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
    • android.permission.GET_ACCOUNTS
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.NFC
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 4.4.115 (111) - Added on 2017-01-11

    This version requires Android 2.1 or newer.

    It is built and signed by the original developer.

    Download APK 1.8 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH_ADMIN
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
    • org.eehouse.android.xw4.permission.C2D_MESSAGE
    • com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
    • android.permission.GET_ACCOUNTS
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.NFC
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE