Solve the 3x3 Rubik's Cube

Solve the Rubik's Cube 3x3 in six simple steps with our how-to guides:

Mobile-Friendly Guide

Our mobile-friendly guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to solve a 3x3 Rubik's cube.

Desktop-Friendly Guide

Our print-friendly how-to guide means you can learn to solve the Rubik's Cube from anywhere!

Video Tutorial

Get to know your Rubik's Cube

A basic understanding of the Rubik's cube that will set you up nicely for the rest of the video guides. This stuff is really important, so listen up.

Solving the White Cross

We teach you the first step – creating a white cross on the white face of the cube. Once you can do this, there’s no stopping you, so pay attention.

Solving the White Corners

If you've made it this far, give yourself a pat on the back! This video teaches the next step – solving the white corners. There is a knack to it, but keep your cool - we take it one step at a time.

Solving the Middle Layer

Well done! You’re halfway there. The next stage of the solution is solving the middle layer. Take a deep breath, you’re doing really well.

Solving the Yellow Face

Now we teach you the next step – solving the yellow face. Not long to go now, hang in there!

Solving the Top Layer

So we're almost there! Solving the top layer can be tricky, but we’ve found a really simple way to teach the final solution stage. You almost have superhero status...

View Guide

Our written solution guides provides a step-by-step tutorial on how to solve to Rubik's cube.

Download Guide (PDF)

Download on our PDF guide on how to solve to Rubik's cube.

So what’s next?

After completing the cube you might want to enjoy a well-earned rest.

It's a great achievement to solve a Rubik’s Cube, so give yourself a round of applause! You did it, well done!