If books and movies aren’t enough to quench your passion for Harry Potter, check out these mobile apps as well.
Harry Potter is a worldwide phenomenon. While the main series of books and movies have ended, the franchise continues. You can bring some of that magic to your palm with the Harry Potter apps for your smartphone.
Whether you’re looking for a magical game on the go, a way to test your wizarding knowledge, or a place to meet like-minded fans, we’ve rounded up the best Harry Potter apps for Android and iOS.
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1. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
We’re opening our list of the best Harry Potter apps with Wizards Unite. This is an augmented reality game from the developers of Pokemon GO. Taking place years after the main Harry Potter series, disaster struck the Wizarding World. Foundable objects – magical artifacts, people, creatures, and memories – appear in the Muggle world.
Equipped with your phone, you must take a walk outside to collect these Foundables, often located at nearby landmarks, defeat the chaotic magic, and participate in challenges along the way.
It’s a fun and addicting game that will get you moving.
Spelly contains all the spells from the Harry Potter books. Everything from Alohomora to Wingardium Leviosa is listed here. Find out what the spell does, what type it is, when it is first mentioned and a quote including it.
You can filter the list, mark the spells as your favorites, and even shake your device to open one at random. If you’re up for a challenge, you can also test your knowledge in a quiz to see how well you know your spells.
Download: Spelly for Android (free)
3. LEGO Harry Potter Years 1-4 & 5-7
LEGO games are known for their sense of humor and light gameplay. And these two games, covering the Seven Adventures of Harry Potter, are no different. You can experience all the famous moments, like playing Quidditch or fighting Voldemort, in beautiful 3D LEGO-style environments.
These games are also full of goodies. Take the time to explore Hogwarts, Diagon Alley, Hogsmeade and more, as there are plenty of hidden areas to discover. All of this will help you build a stash of collectibles and unlock over 100 characters.
Download: LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 for Android ($ 4.99)
Download: LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 for Android ($ 4.99)
4. Harry Potter: Riddles And Spells
Puzzles and Spells is developed by Zynga, the mobile gaming expert, so you know you are going to have an addicting time with this one. It takes the classic match-three format, but applies a Harry Potter version to it – that means chocolate frogs, trolls, and dragon eggs galore!
If you come across a tricky section, you can use spells to help overcome obstacles. For example, Wingardium Leviosa will cause items to fly out of your way.
As you level up, you’ll be treated to fun little recreations of classic Harry Potter moments and collect cards that celebrate artifacts, places, and wonders of the Wizarding World.
5. Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery
In Hogwarts Mystery, you become a student of the famous school of witchcraft. You can customize your character, join a house, get a pet, master spells, and more. Familiar faces like Dumbledore and Snape will be there to guide you along the way.
You have decided to uncover the mystery behind the Cursed Chests and find your missing brother. As you progress through the school years, the decisions you make will shape relationships as you gain friends and foes.
Potterzone is not an official Harry Potter app, but it just might be with the amount of care and attention that has gone into this community-driven experience.
When you launch the app for the first time, you are assigned a house by the sorting hat, after which you can then design your own wizard character, play fun mini-games, and take pictures with a magic filter.
If that’s not enough, then you can read the news and features written by the community. Head over to the comments to chat with other Potter fans, or retreat to your common room to chat with those in your home at Hogwarts.
Download: Potterzone for Android (free)
7. Sorting Hat
Everyone wants to know which house they would be in at Hogwarts and this app lets you find out. Do you have the courage of Gryffindor or the cunning of Slytherin? This Sorting Hat app will let you know.
Once you’ve done that, there is still plenty to keep you entertained. You can take interactive quizzes, receive daily quotes, view personalized Hogwarts-themed certificates, and more.
Download: Sorting Hat for Android (free)
8. Harry Potter Sorcerer Quiz
Think you are the ultimate Harry Potter fan? Put that to the test with Harry Potter Wizard Quiz, an Android app that quizzes you about the Seven Books, as well as your knowledge of your wands and spells.
There are hundreds of questions to answer, so you’ll never get bored and you can unlock more difficult questions as you go. Respond quickly to get more points, then see how you stack up in the global leaderboards.
Download: Harry Potter Wizard Quiz for Android (free)
9. Harry Potter Inspired Quiz
If you are an iOS user, this is the perfect Harry Potter quiz app for you. While not official, it has a nice and clean interface with custom Hogwarts artwork.
You can test your Potter knowledge with over 1000 questions, progress through different school years and houses, and collect over 50 achievements as you go. If you get stuck, help is just a snap.
Download: Harry Potter inspired quiz for ios (free)
10. Harry Potter Amino
If you are looking to connect with other fans of the Magic Franchise, Amino is the app for you. Here you can create an account and chat with Potterheads from all over the world.
You can upload your fan creations (like art and stories), create and participate in quizzes, and join discussion forums for live communication. In these rooms you can talk about theories, praise the artwork, and hopefully make some friends along the way.
Harry Potter Gadgets You Can Actually Own
These are the best Harry Potter apps we can find, so we hope you’ve discovered at least one that you will enjoy among games, quizzes, and chat rooms.
And if apps aren’t enough and you want to bring Harry Potter’s magic into the physical world as well, there’s no shortage of magical goods.