Is your friend cheating at Words with Friends? Do they seem to be unbeatable and always win every game you play? Do they never make any mistakes, even when it seems like the answer is obvious? Do they refuse to let you see what letters are in their rack or help you find a word during a game of scrabble? Do these signs sound familiar and do you want to know how to tell if someone is cheating at Words with Friends (or other games)?
This article will go over what we consider cheating in Words With Friends, how we determine whether or not someone is truly cheating, and some steps that can be taken if we think our friends might be cheaters.
Do people use Words with Friends to Cheat?
There is no definitive answer to this question as cheating in Words with Friends can take on many different forms. However, we can look at some general ways that people might try to cheat in the game.
One way people might try to cheat is by looking up words online. This could be done by using a search engine or a specific website that is designed to help people find words. Another way of cheating might be hacking into someone's account, which is what happened when Zynga sued the creators of Scramble with Friends for copyright infringement.
Some players consider it cheating if you use an app or program to make your move during a game on Words With Friends (which can happen on devices like the iPhone and iPad). This is because your opponent cannot see what letters you have in your rack, which could give you an unfair advantage.
What is Considered Cheating in Words with Friends?
There are a few things that we consider cheating in Words with friends. As mentioned above, looking up words online or using apps or programs to make your move can be considered cheating. Another way that people might try to cheat is by using improper grammar in order to get more points. For example, if someone were to play the word "ain't" instead of "is not", they would receive an extra two points.
How Do You Know When Someone Is Cheating?
There is no surefire way to know for certain if someone is cheating at Words with friends. However, there are a few things that you can look out for to help determine if someone might be cheating.
Do they Constantly win?
One sign that someone might be cheating is if they consistently win games, even against players who have more experience than them. If your opponent seems to have an unfair advantage, it might be because they are cheating. Another sign that someone might be cheating is if they never make any mistakes, even when the answer seems obvious. This could be a sign that they are using an app or program to help them win games.
Determine if your Friend is Cheating or Not
If you think your friend might be cheating at Words with friends, there are some steps that you can take to help determine whether or not they are cheating. One thing we recommend is changing your password and making sure the new one isn't easy for someone to guess (for example, don't use a word that appears in the dictionary). If your friend suddenly becomes much better at Words with Friends after you change your password, it might be because they were cheating.
How Do You Stop Your Friends from Cheating?
If you think your friends are cheating at Words with Friends, there are a few things that you can do to try and stop them. One thing we recommend is changing your password and making sure the new one isn't easy for someone to guess (for example, don't use a word that appears in the dictionary). If your friend suddenly becomes much better at Words with Friends after you change your password, it might be because they were cheating.
Another way to try and stop a friend from cheating is by using different devices when playing the game (and making sure that none of those devices are connected to any accounts). This will make it harder for them to keep track of their moves on multiple devices.
Finding Evidence of Cheating
If you have concrete evidence that your friend is cheating at Words with friends, such as screenshots of them using an app or program to help them win games, we recommend contacting Zynga customer service. They might be able to help you resolve the issue.
From the current point of view, if a player is outsourcing their word choice to a machine it can be called a smart move or you can say a dirty trick. So we can't judge everyone here, we have provided both the ways of getting help through cheating from an alternative tool and ways to tell if someone is already doing that.