How to Reset Wordle Streak on iPhone and Android

If you’ve noticed that the answers to Wordle puzzles have become more difficult since the New York Times bought the word puzzle, you’re probably right. Wordle answers have been getting harder day by day, and if a double-letter trick word has ruined your streak recently, you may want to reset all your stats and get that 100% win back. Fortunately, this is not very difficult to do. How to reset Wordle streak on iPhone and Android devices.

Reset Wordle Streak on iPhone and Android (2022)

One of the most popular puzzles these days, Wordle has brought people together in a quest to solve the daily riddles and with discussions about today’s answers and how they guessed it. But with the recent rise in difficulty, many people have cried out for a new chance to maintain their 100% payout ratio.

We will discuss how you can reset your Wordle stripe on smartphones (iPhone and Android) in just a few steps and get the clean whiteboard you have probably been hoping for since the one missed puzzle.

Be sure to remove the Wordle bookmark from your Home screen

To get started, be sure to remove the Wordle bookmark from your Home screen if you’ve added it. To do so, touch and hold the Wordle bookmark and press Delete bookmark in the pop-up menu.

Remove Wordle Bookmark from your Home screen

Clear your browser history to reset Wordle Streak

The easiest way to reset Wordle streak is to delete the entire browser history. How to do this on iPhone and Android.

Reset Wordle Streak by clearing browser history on iPhone

  • Open the Settings app and tap ‘Safari’. Click here ‘Clear history and site data’.
safari settings to clear browser data
  • In the confirmation pop-up window, press ‘Delete’ again to confirm.
clear history and data in safari settings

Reset Wordle statistics by clearing Android browser history

  • Open the Chrome app and tap the three-dot icon. Click on ‘History’.
see browser history chrome android
  • Now tap on ‘Clear browser data’. Select time interval and press ‘Delete data’.
Clear browser data in Chrome on Android

Clear browser history in Firefox to reset Wordle statistics

  • Open Firefox and tap the hamburger icon (menu button) at the bottom right of the screen. Click on ‘History’.
see history in firefox browser iphone
  • On the history screen, tap ‘Clear recent history’ and select time interval to delete your entire browser history in that time interval.
Clear history in firefox iphone


  • Android offers a better way to delete the associated data in an app. If you still cannot reset your Wordle streak, try clearing the cache of the browsers you are using.
  • Open the Settings app on your Android device -> Apps -> Chrome / Firefox -> Manage space -> Clear all data.

Delete and reinstall third-party browsers

If you have not yet been able to reset your Wordle streak, delete and reinstall third-party browsers. A clean installation can help you delete existing data and start over.

Delete apps

Last resort: Factory reset your iPhone or Android device

I do not think you should resort to this radical solution. But if the lady’s luck does not smile to yourself after trying the above solutions, it would be worth giving it a try.

Keep in mind that the effect of factory setting is different on iOS and Android. While the former only allows you to remove all the existing settings and not your media and data, the latter deletes all data on your device and returns the phone back to its original state. So go ahead with this solution with these repercussions in mind.

On iPhone or iPad: Launch the Settings app -> General -> Transfer or Reset iPhone / iPad -> Reset -> Reset All Settings.

Reset all settings on iOS

On Android: Open the Settings app -> Additional settings -> Backup & reset -> Delete all data (factory reset).

How to Reset Wordle Streak on iPhone and Android

Note that the factory setting process may vary slightly from one Android device to another. So do not get confused. After deleting your device, configure it as new. While you may want to consider how important Wordle is to you, you should resort to such a step just to clear Wordle streak on your phone.

Bonus: Use incognito mode

If you simply do not want to track your Wordle streak or statistics on an ongoing basis, just play the game in incognito mode. This has several benefits.

  • Your Wordle stats will be reset each time because it is incognito and all you have to do is close the tab after completing your game.
  • You can try Wordle as many times as you want. If you are exhausting your 6 attempts and have not figured out the word, just close the incognito session and reopen Wordle in another incognito tab and you will get a new attempt on today’s Wordle.

Reset your Wordle Streak with ease

Here you go! So that concludes this quick guide on resetting Wordle streak. Although the New York Times has not rushed to make major changes to the word puzzle, I think it’s only a matter of time before we can see some major upgrades. Hopefully the game continues to keep its USP intact. If you’re afraid that NYT might put Wordle behind a payment wall, check out this guide to learn how to save this game to your device and play it for free forever. By the way, what has been your experience with the word puzzle so far? Share your feedback in the comments.