1. Theme Store
Tired of your phone’s theme or wallpaper? Change things up with the free Theme Store app. The app has thousands of free wallpapers, themes and fonts that are perfectly compatible with your phone.
At the Theme Store, you’ll find:
- 2,000+ free wallpapers in a variety of categories, including nature, architecture, animated games and more.
- Live themes and PUBG mobile themes.
- A wide range of fonts, including handwriting, pixel and color.
When you’re stuck at home with nothing to do, Theme Store can help you pass the time by making it easy and fun to customize your phone. It’s the top Android app for customization and themes, so you’re sure to find something you love.
2. Sharpen Blade
Do you have what it takes to create the most powerful sword? Sharpen Blade tests your dedication and skills. How many blades will you create?
This addicting simulation game allows you to craft a wide range of swords, axes and other weapons. It’s a casual, relaxing game with satisfying sounds and visuals.
With Sharpen Blade, you’ll enjoy:
- Real grinding experiences
- Simple but fun mechanics
- A variety of blade shapes
There’s a lot of stress and panic in the world right now. Sharpen Blade offers an escape from the real world with soothing gameplay that will keep you engaged for hours on end.
3. Brain Test: Tricky Puzzles
Whether you’re home from work or school, it’s important to keep your mind sharp and active during the quarantine. The Brain Test: Tricky Puzzles app will exercise your brain in a fun, addictive way.
Solve tricky puzzles and brain teasers that will challenge your mind and keep you immersed. You can even play with friends. Just be warned – you will be tricked, and a lot of the games have truly unexpected answers.
Brain Test is free and fun for users of all ages. You don’t even need an internet connection to play.
If you’re stuck at home with your family, use this app to host a fun at-home game night and really put everyone’s brains to the test.
4. Parkour Race
If you can’t parkour in real life, you can use the Parkour Race app to enjoy a simulation of this fun sport. Many parks and trails are closed right now. Many cities have ordered everyone to stay at home unless it’s an absolute necessity. Most of us are missing the outdoors and city streets right now.
Parkour Race puts you in fun, immersive environments where you jump from building to building racing other players to the finish line. Choose from a range of tricks, including cat leap, wall jumps, vaulting and precision landing. Every time you land a trick, you get a little bit faster to get an edge on your opponents.
Parkour Race is free to play and fun for players of all ages.
5. Stickman Warriors – Super Dragon Shadow Fight
A fighting action role-playing game that will keep you busy and immersed. In this version of Stickman Warriors, you take on the role of a DBZ hero to fight Z. Your mission? To protect everyone on the planet (kind of like your real-life mission – staying home saves lives!).
Enter the arena and fight to survive. Enemies get stronger with each round, so you’ll need to up your game to survive and stay in the fight. Don’t worry, you can upgrade your stickman heroes, too. You’ll be fighting the best-known DB bosses, including Thunder Lizards and Ninja Black.
This game will keep you entertained for hours, with:
- 100+ stickman heroes to choose from.
- Unique styles and special skills for each hero.
- Story mode with more than 144 levels.
- Frequently updated maps.
- A versus mode to fight your favorite opponent in a one-on-one, 3-round battle.
- Tournament mode to achieve the ultimate glory.
- Training mode to prepare yourself for the challenges that lie ahead.
Here’s the best part: This game is free to play.
6. Hunter: Master of Arrows
Right now, many of us wish we could escape to a simpler time where humans lived and died by their bows. Hunter: Master of Arrows is an addictive, fun action game where you master the art of shooting a bow to defeat your enemies.
In this fantasy world, you’ll start off as a rookie archer and grow into a proficient monster killer. You’ll face all kinds of fantasy monsters, including:
Shoot all kinds of fun projectiles and level up your skill along the way. The dynamic gameplay is what really makes this game fun. With each level, you’ll need to find a new battle strategy to defeat your opponents.
Hunter: Master of Arrows has stunning graphics, engaging gameplay, and a wide variety of worlds to explore.
This game is free to download and can even be played offline.
Social distancing is the new norm. We may not be able to socialize face-to-face right now, but we can still stay connected. With ASKfm, you can send open and anonymous questions to friends. It’s a great way to get to know your friends and loved ones.
Questions can be answered in text, photos or GIFs. You can answer and submit questions anonymously. You can also turn off anonymous questions for any user who is bugging you.
Every time you answer a question, you earn ASK coins, which help you become more popular. The app’s social network-style interface makes it fun and easy to keep up with your friends’ activity. You can view the questions they answered or liked, and you can create photo polls for friends to answer.
ASKfm is a fun way to stay in touch with friends and get to know other people in an anonymous way. Who knows, you may make a new and lasting connection.
8. Bubble Match: Bubble Shooter
A bubble shooter game with a nautical theme. This fun match-three game will help you de-stress and take your mind off the pandemic. Bubble Match is free to download and easy to play.
Join Catrina and her parrot Capp on her adventure at sea as she tries to escape Captain Hook, the infamous bubble pirate.
During your adventure, you’ll encounter famous monsters, like Medusa, the Flying Dutchman and King Zeus. Explore the strange purple island and search for Blackbeard’s treasure.
We love that you can connect to Facebook and play with your friends for a virtual game night adventure.
9. Spiral Roll
A simple but fun and relaxing game, Spiral Roll will keep you entertained for quite a while. Use your virtual carving tool to dig wood, create spirals and overcome obstacles.
Levels have pretty scenery with water and forests. You’ll have to get creative and use your problem-solving skills to overcome the obstacles in each level.
Spiral Roll is a very simple game, but that’s a big part of the reason why it’s so fun. Just relax, enjoy the scenery and carve some wood spirals. If you’re looking for a way to distract yourself, Spiral Roll is a great start.
10. Perfect Cream
With so much negativity in the news right now, we’re all searching for relaxing, soothing activities that take us away from reality for a little while. Perfect Cream can help you escape with a fun, relaxing simulation game where your only goal is to create the perfect dessert topping.
Aim to top each cake with the perfect amount of cream, but be careful not to waste it. You don’t want to run out of cream before you finish the level. The better you do with each level, the quicker the conveyor belt goes. This increases the challenge to keep you on your toes.
You’ll earn stars with each level, which you can use to unlock new items to top with cream.
Perfect Cream is a relaxing way to pass some time and will keep you busy for quite a few hours.
11. Scrabble GO
Board games are a fun way to pass the time and spend some quality time with family. Scrabble is a classic word game that’s fun for all ages. If you don’t have the board game, you can download Scrabble GO to play with friends and family online no matter where they are.
And unlike the traditional Scrabble board game, you can use chat emojis and phrases with this game.
There are so many fun ways to play Scrabble GO:
- Word Drop: A word search game that replaces used tiles with new custom tiles to create new crossword game opportunities.
- Duels: A fast-paced game where you go head-to-head against other players of similar skill. Runs for 5 rounds. Beat the timer to unlock Scrabble prize chests.
- Tumbler: The game for people who love anagrams. Find high-scoring words from a set of ever-changing letters. Hurry – don’t let the timer run out.
- Rush: A solo Scrabble mode played on a smaller 11 x 11 board.
Scrabble GO also has:
- Practice Mode: Play against the computer to improve your skill.
- Boosts: Take advantage of boosters like Upgrade, Hint, Vortex and Word Spy to up your game.
- Scrabble Leagues: Compete against other Scrabble players and friends to get more chests, XP and more.
- Track Stats: View your best plays, scoring averages, longest words and more.
Scrabble GO allows you to play this classic board game in a virtual setting with your friends and family. It’s a fun way to spend time together and engage in a little friendly competition.
The Google Play Store is the best place to get Scrabble GO and the best place to get Android apps period.
12. Words with Friends 2
Words with Friends is one of the most popular mobile word games on the planet. The second edition is even smarter and better than ever because it includes new game modes and other fun features. It’s a great game for keeping your mind sharp and pass the time with your loved ones.
Play words, games and puzzles that will challenge your mind and expand your vocabulary. There are plenty of ways to play this game:
- Solo Challenges, where you face off against fictional characters. Challenges are updated twice a month with new word games, opponents and themes.
- Lightning Round, where you face off against the clock to see how many words you can build before the time runs out.
The newest edition of the game added 50,000 new words inspired by pop culture and players.
If you’re a fan of word games and love competing against friends, Words with Friends 2 is the right app for you. The best part? You won’t have to pay a dime to play.
All of these apps are available right now on the Google Play Store for free. Download, enjoy, play with friends and stay home. You should also check out our 6 must-read tips before getting a Google Play Card.