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


Getting to know the Rubik’s Cube

The Daisy

SOLVE LAYER ONE – STEP 1: Create A Daisy

The White Cross

SOLVE LAYER ONE – STEP 2: Create A White Cross With Matched Edges And Center Pieces

The White Corners

SOLVE LAYER ONE – Step 3: Solve The White Corners

The Middle Layer


The Yellow Cross

SOLVE FINAL LAYER – Step 1: Make A Yellow Cross

Orient The Yellow Corners

SOLVE FINAL LAYER – Step 2: Orient the Corners

Position The Yellow Corner

SOLVE FINAL LAYER – Step 3: Position The Yellow Corners

Position The Yellow Edges

SOLVE THE FINAL LAYER – Step 4: Position The Yellow Edges

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!