We may earn a commission when you buy through links in our articles. Learn more.

Candy Crush download - Switch, Android, and iOS

Got a sweet tooth for puzzlers? Here’s how to perform a Candy Crush download for the full range of games on Switch, Android, and iOS

A phone playing a Candy Crush level

Looking to download and play Candy Crush Saga? King’s hugely successful free-to-play match-three puzzle game took the world by storm when it launched on Facebook in 2012 and followed soon after on mobile and PC. So, whether you’re yet to get into it or maybe you’re looking to redownload it, here’s how.

Simply put, to “crush the candy” you need to make suitable swaps to match three or more of the same colour and wipe them off the board. The sweet, sweet puzzler with over 10k levels currently available varies in difficulty and lets players progress through stages working their way up the leaderboard. But how do you perform a Candy Crush download?

King has since released three related titles as well as a whole foray into other alternate Saga universes with the introduction of Bubble Witch, Pet Rescue, Farm Heroes, and more. Luckily, we’ve collated everything you need to know about getting these games downloaded onto Switch, iOS, and Android. And if you’re looking to throw yourself into some other games, we’ve got guides to the best Android games, best iPhone games, and best Switch games to peruse at your leisure. For now, let’s crush some candy.

How do I download Candy Crush on Switch?

Unfortunately, Candy Crush isn’t currently on the Nintendo Switch and it doesn’t look like there are any plans to port it over. Luckily, there are plenty of alternative puzzle titles to play on Switch to be explored in our best games like Candy Crush guide.

A Candy Crush level next to the game logo

How do I download Candy Crush on iOS and Android?

The original Candy Crush Saga has been out on iOS and Android since 2012 and is available to download for free from both the App Store and Google Play with new updates still being released every week. There are a bunch of in-app purchases available, but if you want to get playing, it’s completely free.

Candy Crush Saga isn’t the only game to come from the hugely popular franchise. With three related titles and a whole host of other Saga spin-offs, there’s a full list of Candy Crush games, which you can check out below on iOS and Android from the developer, King.

And if that’s fulfilled your sweet cravings, there are other puzzlers to enjoy with the best Switch puzzle games and best mobile puzzle games all ready to jump into.