How to Download Wordle and Play Offline for the Next 5 Years
It's possible to download Wordle.
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But if you're nervous about losing Wordle, don't panic. You can download the game now to keep playing it for free on your computer, phone or tablet forever -- or more accurately until the list of 2,315 Wordle answers runs out in October 2027.
Twitter user Aaron Rieke posted a thread explaining how Wordle runs entirely in your web browser. Technically you don't need the internet to play Wordle, because all of the game's future daily words are included right in the webpage (even on the NYT). If you download a web archive of Wordle, the game only needs your device's current date to deliver a new word puzzle each day.
If you want to keep playing Wordle for free, read on to learn how to download Wordle on your computer or smartphone.
3. Finally, save the page to your computer using one of the options in the menu that appears.
Depending on which web browser you're using, it might show Save As (Chrome) or Save Page As (Safari). Whatever the option, it should download the Wordle webpage as an HTML file.
Now all you need to do is click the downloaded HTML file to open the saved Wordle webpage. Now you can access it while you're offline. However, it won't import your previous streaks, so it's as if you're playing it for the first time.
How to download Wordle on Android
On an Android smartphone or tablet, you can also download a webpage to your device just like on a desktop computer. The download process may vary across web browsers, but we'll be using Chrome for this example because it comes downloaded on most Android devices. To download Wordle on Android:
2. New, tap the three-dot menu in the top-right corner.
3. Finally, hit the download icon (arrow pointing down at a line) to download the Wordle webpage.
At the bottom of Chrome, you'll see a notification that shows the Wordle webpage has been downloaded to your Android. To play Wordle offline, tap the three-dot menu in Chrome and go into Downloads. There you should see the Wordle webpage, which you can then access, even if Wordle is paywalled or shut down in the future.
How to download Wordle on iOS
Finally, you can download Wordle offline on your iPhone or iPad, but this option requires you to use the free Microsoft Edge web browser, which you can download from the App Store. After you download Microsoft Edge, do the following: