Play Lovatts Free Daily Online Sudoku
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To solve Sudoku, every number from 1 to 9 must appear in:
- Each of the nine vertical columns
- Each of the nine horizontal rows
- Each of the nine 3 x 3 boxes
Click/Tap the pencil icon to toggle between the practice-number panel and the correct-numbers panel. Click/Tap a square to highlight it then use the number panel to add/remove a number in that square. Alternatively, you can use your device keyboard.
In landscape view, the correct numbers panel is on the left and the practice number panel is on the right.
When you have correctly completed a line, column or a 3 x 3 box it will be highlighted and any practice numbers will disappear.
Click/Tap Pause to have a break. The Timer will stop but you won’t be able to see the puzzle.
Click/Tap Resume playing to go back to the puzzle.
For mobile devices where there’s less screen space, you may need to Click/Tap Pause to show your time.
Use Undo to remove your last entries.
If you get stuck, select the square you want to fill and Click/Tap the Hint wand. The Hint counter will tell you how many of your five Hints remain.
Alternatively, Click/Tap the Check tick and select Clear to remove any incorrect numbers from the squares or select Reveal to highlight the incorrect entries or Cancel.
Menu – Home
Click/Tap to abandon play and return to the home screen, saving your current progress.
Click/Tap to show/hide the Timer.
Click/Tap to allow/disallow Hints
Click/Tap to show/hide extra highlighting of correct rows, columns and 3×3 boxes.
Lock Correct Regions
Click/Tap to allow/disallow deleting correct numbers in completed rows, columns or 3×3 boxes
Click/Tap to show Help. Click/Tap Resume to go back to the Sudoku.
Click/Tap Reset to clear the grid and restart the Timer.
When you have completed the Sudoku a ‘congratulations’ message will appear. Click/Tap Continue to show your rank and time.
View completed puzzle
Click/Tap to see the completed grid for a few seconds.
Click/Tap to return to home
Features vary depending on your device, its orientation and screen space.