Guide to the Free Friv Games Network

How to use the popular free casual games network

Friv isn't a single website: It's a network of websites filled with hundreds of free games, including classic Flash-based games. These sites offer a massive collection of free casual games that are easy to play. Because the network requires no sign-up, lots of people sample Friv gaming sites and become instantly hooked on the colorful, addictive games.

The Adobe Flash Player will no longer be supported after December 2020; however, most of the classic Flash-based games on Friv have been adapted to work without Flash.

How to Find and Play Games on Friv

Friv websites have a super simple interface designed to make it easy for young people to explore their wide variety of games. When you visit, you're welcomed by an abundance of tiles. Each tile on the homepage represents a different game. When you find a game you like, bookmark the web page so that you can quickly get back to it later.

  1. Go to and select a tile to load up a game.

    Friv Games Network.
  2. Once it's finished loading, you can start playing.

    Friv Games Network.
  3. If you don't see anything you like on the homepage, click the search button on the top right to browse more games.

    Friv Game Network.
  4. You can search by letter, number, see a full list, or choose a genre to browse, like combat or adventure.

    Friv Game Network search.

The Appeal of Friv

While the Friv network includes educational games for small kids, all Friv games are appropriate for people of all ages to enjoy.

Friv games are not Xbox or PS4 quality, but some have impressive artwork and level designs. The graphics and controls are generally simple, and but some titles offer a challenge to veteran gamers.

The Friv Gaming Network

The Friv network consists of three websites:

There are dozens of websites with "friv" in the domain name, but not all of these websites are legitimate. Stick with the sites listed above to avoid malicious content.

Friv Games on Android, iPhone, and iPad

Friv has a mobile games website. Visit the site on your Android or iOS device and tap the game you wish to play.

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