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AARP Games Help Center

About AARP Games

This AARP Games site is designed to take your game experience to the next level!
Enjoy these features, created with you in mind:
  • Mobile Access - This site, and all games on it are mobile-friendly, so you can play on most Android and iOS smartphones and tablets.
  • Game Recommendations - Discover new games and keep the fun going with personalized game recommendations.
  • Game Screen Size – Choose from two game sizes on every game: Standard and Large. Toggle between the two to see what works best for you.
  • Site Speed - Get to your games faster, while other page elements load in the background.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Theater Mode and how do I access it?
Theater Mode provides a full-width game play area on desktop and laptop, while conveniently keeping the browser bar open to navigate back.
Activating Theater Mode is simple. First, ensure you're logged in, and your browser Zoom level is set at 100% or less. Then navigate to the game of your choice and click the "Play Now" button as usual. If your game offers Theater Mode, you'll see a special square icon in the lower-right corner of the game. Simply click that, and you're ready to play! Click the icon again to return to standard size.
It's best to login to access Theater Mode before you start a game to save your game progress.
Can I play AARP Games on my mobile phone or tablet?
All AARP games are built using WebGL technology, which is accessible on all devices – desktop computers, laptops, and most Android and iOS mobile phones and tablets. At this time Amazon Kindle Fire and the Barnes & Noble Nook tablets are not supported. Please see full system requirements for detailed information.
What are the system requirements to play AARP Games?
For the most enjoyable experience when playing AARP Games, make sure your computer/device of choice supports the minimum system requirements as follows:
Hardware requirements:
1.5 GHz processor
Windows OS: Windows 10
macOS: Big Sur (11.6.4)
Resolution: 1024x768
2 Mb/s internet connection
JavaScript enabled
Desktop browsers:
Chrome 104
Firefox 102
Edge 104
Safari 14
Mobile devices browsers:
Chrome 104
Safari 14
Mobile devices OS:
iOS 14
Android 10 / Android 11
How do I find the instructions on a game?
On many of the AARP’s games, instructions are in a menu rather than on the opening screen. Look in the corners of the game screen for a question mark icon, a settings icon (looks like a gear), an "i" information icon or a menu icon (three horizontal line stacked together or two vertical lines stacked together).
How do I save my score?
You may save your score to the personal score box and leaderboard as long as you are registered and logged in to
How do I log in?
You will be asked if you want to save your score at the end of the game and prompted to log in. You can also find the Login prompt in the top right of the red header bar. Type in the email address and password you used to register with and select "Log In".
You can confirm that you are logged in by looking for your name in on the right side of the red header bar at the top of the page.
How do I register on
If you aren’t yet registered on, you may find the “Register” prompt in the top right of the red header bar. You do not have to be an AARP member to register on and save your scores.
What if I forgot my password?
If you don't remember your password, click "Forgot your password?" on the login page and follow the prompts to reset it.
My games seem slow. What can I do?
If your browser is up to date and your cookies are cleared, the problem may be related to the speed of your internet connection. You can check your internet speed here: . If you speed is less than 2 MB/s, please contact your internet service provider. They should help you investigate your connectivity issues.

AARP Rewards Category on Games

What is the AARP Rewards on Games category?
The AARP Rewards category  includes games that qualify for earning AARP Rewards points.
AARP Rewards is AARP’s loyalty program that rewards you for a life well played. You can earn points by completing certain activities throughout
Learn more about AARP Rewards >
Who can earn AARP Rewards points on Games?
Anyone who is an active AARP Rewards participant can qualify to earn points. Not part of AARP Rewards yet? Get started for free.
To access AARP Members only games, including Let’s Crossword, you will need an AARP Membership. (Don’t forget, AARP Members can get up to 50% more AARP Rewards points!)
How many AARP Rewards points can I earn playing games?
You can earn a different amount of points for each game. Look for the AARP Rewards badge on the game for the point value indicator.
How often can I earn AARP Rewards points playing games?
You can earn points once a day for each game.
Why do certain games qualify for AARP Rewards points and others don’t?
AARP Rewards awards users for staying active, supporting strong brain health, and creating social connections. Games badged for AARP Rewards reflect this ideal.
What is the difference between my game score and AARP Rewards points?
Your game score is what you achieve by playing any game on Each time you play a game, you will see your score when you reach the game end screen. Your daily and personal best scores will also show in your personal score box below the game when you’re logged in. If you qualify for the game’s leaderboard, you will see your username and the best daily, weekly or monthly score there, too. These scores help you achieve your personal best, but do not equate to any monetary value.
AARP Rewards points are points that you earn by completing AARP Rewards activities throughout, including games marked with the AARP Rewards badge. When you’re logged in and AARP Rewards activated, your total AARP Rewards points are displayed in the red bar at the top of You can redeem these points towards points-only offers, sweepstakes, discounted gift cards and more at
How do I earn AARP Rewards points on games?
To earn AARP Rewards points on games, you must first be registered on and activated on AARP Rewards.
Then, play and complete a game under the AARP Rewards category on AARP Games.Once you complete the crossword puzzle, click “Submit Score” to submit your game and earn points. Remember, you can only earn points once for each game per day.
Give it your best shot and aim for a top score! Keep in mind that using the puzzles’ hint features in the menu, like the ‘Reveal’ function or the ‘Show Errors’ toggle in the ‘on’ position, could affect your score.
Don’t forget, to get your AARP Rewards points, you must hit ‘Submit Score’ when you reach the end of the game or quit the game from the menu, instead of browsing out.
The points that you earn from these games also count towards your AARP Reward point daily limits.
To learn about more ways to earn AARP Rewards points, visit
Still have questions about AARP Rewards?
Get support by phone from 7am to 11pm ET weekdays by calling 866-451-6305, get AARP Help online at  or look for answers in our community forums and help section.
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For other questions about AARP, including questions about your account, membership, advertisements, other site content or AARP stance on issues, please visit AARP Customer Care or call customer service at 1 (888) 687-2277.

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