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Smoresoft Sudoku FAQ

Top questions

  1. How do I purchase a registration code?
  2. Do I need a PayPal account?
  3. Why does the game still say "Trial" after I've registered?
  4. Where do I get more puzzles?
  5. How do I play the new puzzles I've installed?

What's the goal of the game?

The goal of Sudoku is to fill a 9x9 grid so that each column, each row, and each of the nine 3x3 boxes contains the digits 1 through 9.

For a history of the puzzle and some basic solving strategies, see the Wikipedia article.

All Smoresoft Sudoku puzzles have only one solution and can be solved with pure logic. No guessing required!

How do I play?

See the Smoresoft Sudoku instructions.

What are the limitations of the trial version?

The trial version is limited to the puzzles included in the free trial puzzle pack.

The full version allows you to play hundreds of high quality puzzles from the collection of puzzle packs on this site and enter your own puzzles from other sources such as books and newspapers.

How do I purchase a registration code?

Click the "Buy Now" button on the Smoresoft Sudoku home page to purchase a registration code. Smoresoft uses PayPal to accept payments.

Be sure to provide a valid e-mail address to PayPal!

We'll send your registration code and instructions to the e-mail address you specify immediately upon receiving payment notification from PayPal.

Download and install the latest version of Smoresoft Sudoku to ensure you have all the latest features. You need version 1.3 or later to be able to register.

Do I need a PayPal account?

No, you can use any major credit card without a PayPal account. Click the "Buy Now" button and look for the link under "Don't have a PayPal account?".

How do I enter my registration code?

Exit the game and restart it. Enter your registration code at the prompt. For more details about the registration process, see the Registration FAQ.

Why does the game still say "Trial" after I've registered?

That's because you're still playing the "Trial" puzzle pack.

Download new puzzle packs, choose "Open..." from the game menu, and select the puzzle pack you'd like to play.

Where do I get more puzzles?

Download and install additional puzzle packs from the Puzzle Pack download page.

How do I play the new puzzles I've installed?

Choose "Open..." from the game menu and select the puzzle pack you'd like to play.

Still have questions?

See the Smoresoft Support page.