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Subway Surfers Updated Cheats & Tips Guide 2018

Mar 24, 2017
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Subway Surfers is one of the most popular games on iOS and Android. The game is similar to Temple Run. Both of these games are endless runners. This means that all you have to do is swipe your finger over your screen. Your character in Subway Surfer is quite a menace. He likes to spray graffiti tags on subway cars, and this is why the railway police is chasing you.

The idea behind Subway Surfers is very simple. Your character automatically runs forward on your screen, along the rails. You have to swipe on your screen to dodge the obstacles. There are many different obstacles in Subway Surfers, such as subway cars, trains, barricades etc.

Along the way, you will be able to collect coins, which you can trade for special items. Those items can be used to make your gameplay easier, and more entertaining. Ultimately, you are going to want to keep running as far as you can, without getting hit by an obstacle.

While the game is pretty straightforward, there are still some frequently asked questions by players. In this article, you will receive the answers to frequently asked Subway Surfers questions.

How to Logout on Facebook

Having mobile games connected to your Facebook account can be pretty annoying. This is especially the case if you use your personal Facebook account to play mobile games. Usually, the games will publish notifications on your wall, which means your friends can see that. You might not care, but it can surely get annoying for your friends. However, there is a way to log your Facebook account out. Don’t worry, you will still be able to play Subway Surfers.

  • Log in to your Facebook account
  • Go to account settings
  • Click on Apps
  • Find Subway Surfers
  • Click on Remove Subway Surfers
  • Click on Remove again to confirm your action

How to Get Prince K

There are several unlockable characters in Subway Surfers. One of those characters is called Prince K. Unlocking the Prince K character in Subway Surfers will cost you 980.000 coins. This makes him the most expensive unlockable character in the game. To do so, you simply have to go to the in-game store, select the Prince K character and tap on the 980.000 button.

How to Get Zombie Jake

Zombie Jake is a limited character that was made available on Subway Surfers World Tour: New Orleans and Subway Surfers: Halloween. He was only made available on those versions of Subway Surfers, which means that he is no longer available within the game. If you used to play Subway Surfers back then, you could unlock Zombie Jake for 95.000 coins.

How to Play on PC

Unfortunately, there is no official PC version of Subway Surfers available for download. That being said, it is still possible to download and play Subway Surfers on your PC. To do so, you are going to need an Android emulator. BlueStacks is an example of such an emulator. Just like any other program on a Windows PC, you can simply download BlueStacks and install it.

  • Go to the BlueStacks website
  • Download and install BlueStacks on your PC
  • Use the build-in Google Play Store to download Subway Surfers
  • Start playing Subway Surfers on your PC

How to Unlock Yutani

Yutani is a short girl that wears a green alien suit in Subway Surfers. In order to unlock the Yutani character, you are going to have to collect 500 Yutani UFO’s. These can be found all over the map, but of course, they are much rarer compared to coins. There are several more characters that you can unlock with tokens, but unlocking Yutani requires the most tokens.

How to Get Coins

There is a number of ways to collect coins in Subway Surfers. The most obvious, and easiest way to collect coins is by running into them during your gameplay. While this process is slow, it provides a stream of coins. Other ways to collect coins in Subway Surfers are as following:

  • Connect your Facebook account to Subway Surfers to get 5000 coins
  • Install random apps and games to get between 1000 and 3000 coins
  • Like Kiloo and Sybo on Facebook to get 300 coins each
  • Follow Kiloo and Sybo on Twitter to get 300 coins each
  • Subscribe to Kiloo and Sybo on YouTube to get 300 coins each

How to Poke a Friend

In order to be able to poke a friend in Subway Surfers, you are first going to have to log in to your Facebook account. Connecting the game to your Facebook account will make all of your friends appear in game. Only your friends that play Subway Surfers will appear, however.

  • Go to the home screen of Subway Surfers
  • Tap on the “Top Run” button, at the bottom-left corner
  • If you are logged in to your Facebook account, you will see your friends appear
  • Tap on a friend’s name to poke him or her
  • After poking a friend, you need to wait for a while to be able to poke again

How to Bump Into Light Signals

Light Signals in Subway Surfers look just like traffic lights that you find all over the world. In order to bump into them without getting caught, you’ll need to swipe at the right moment. To do so, you need to wait until the light signal is nearly in front of you, after which you need to swipe left or right. The direction you need to swipe in depends on where the light signal is located. If you swipe incorrectly, there is a high chance the officer behind you catches you.

How to Change City

It is not possible to change cities in Subway Surfers. The developers of the game frequently update the game, which also changes the city that you run in. This means that you have to keep an eye out for Subway Surfers updates, if you want to play in a different city.

How to Jump Over Trains

There are two ways to jump over trains in Subway Surfers. Firstly, you have to already be on a train in order to be able to jump on an incoming one. The reason for this is that the trains are too high for your character to jump on from the ground. If you attempt this, you will fail and get caught by the officer. Secondly, you can use a booster that allows your character to jump higher. If you equipped these special shoes, you will be able to jump on trains from the ground. You need to be careful though, because power-ups are only active for a short time.

How to Increase Multiplier

The multiplier in Subway Surfers increases the amount of points that you earn while you are on a run. There are two ways to increase the multiplier in Subway Surfers. You can go to the shop menu, in which you will find your current multiplier level. You can increase your level by using your gold coins. An increased multiplier is permanent, so it is well worth the coins.

Another way to get an increased multiplier is by completing in-game missions. Before you start a run, you will see what your mission is. Successfully completing those missions will increase your multiplier. After completing a mission, you will receive a new one. This makes it possible for you to keep increasing your multiplier; however, the missions do get harder.

How to Get the Jackpot

In order to win a jackpot in Subway Surfers, you are going to have to open up Mystery Boxes. While rare, you can sometimes spot Mystery Boxes while you are on a run. You can collect those mystery boxes by running into them. By completing thirty missions, you can earn what is called a Super Mystery Box. Completing daily challenges for five days straight will also reward you with Super Mystery Boxes. Alternatively, you can also purchase Mystery Boxes in the in-game store. Once obtained, simply tap on the Mystery Box for a chance at a jackpot.

How to Unlock Dino

The only way to unlock the Dino character in Subway Surfers is by connecting your Facebook account to the game. If you rather not use your personal Facebook account, you could also create a fake one, using fake information. This is advised for people that value their privacy.

How to Download Subway Surfers

Downloading and installing Subway Surfers is very easy. First, you have to determine if you are using an iOS or Android device. If you are using an iOS device, simply tap on the iTunes Store button. If you are using an Android device, tap on the Google Play Store button. Once you are on iOS App Store/Google Play Store, simply search for Subway Surfers, tap on install and allow your device to download and install the game. Once it is done, you will find the Subway Surfers icon on your device, and you can simply tap on it to start playing the game.

How to Jump

In order to jump in Subway Surfers, all you have to do is swipe up on your screen. Jumping is very important in the game. It allows you to jump over obstacles, as well as collect coins that are difficult to reach. You should really get used to swiping up, as it will come in handy!

How to Pick Up Mystery Boxes

Sometimes during your Subway Surfers run, you will spot Mystery Boxes. They are usually in difficult spots to reach. In order to pick them up, you have to run into them, just like with coins.

How to Earn Keys

Keys in Subway Surfers are like the premium currency of the game. They are used to revive your character when he/she gets stuck or caught. Keys can also be used to purchase special outfits for all of your characters. There is a number of ways to earn keys in Subway Surfers:

  • Watch a daily video to receive 2 keys for free
  • Get up to 3 free keys by unboxing Mystery Boxes and Super Mystery Boxes
  • Get up to 10 free keys by completing the Weekly Hunt
  • Connecting your Facebook account to Subway Surfers will reward you with 10 keys
  • You can purchase keys with real money in the in-game store
  • You can collect keys while you are on a run
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Sinan Yildiz
Sinan Yildiz is a Freelance Reviews Writer at AppInformers and enjoys writing about games and apps way more than he should. He is passionate about technology, likes to develop websites as a hobby and is a PC gaming fanatic. He dreams of being a video game writer and seeing his work in AAA games one day.