35 Tips and Tricks for 8 Ball Pool

Howdy, 8 Ball Pool fans! We’ve got something fun today: 35 things you may or may not know about 8 Ball Pool! Big thanks to our forum user AlisaNTonik for compiling these – why not head on over to our forum now and sign up?


On with the tips!

  • Tip 1# : If you’re out of coins, you can request some from your friends.
  • Tip 2# : Buy coins to progress faster to higher tiers.
  • Tip 3# : Playing on higher tiers gives more XP.
  • Tip 4# : You can practice offline when you have no internet connection.
  • Tip 5# : Use the spin feature to control the cue ball after it hits.
  • Tip 6# : Buy Pool Cash to get the best Premium cues.
  • Tip 7# : You earn Pool cash every time you level up.
  • Tip 8# : Tournaments have a shot time and a total time to keep matches quick.
  • Tip 9# : You can change the position of the power bar in settings.
  • Tip 10# : A ball must touch a cushion if no pot is made or the shot is a foul.
  • Tip 11# : You can add any player as a friend if you want to challenge them another time.
  • Tip 12# : Be sure to check the shot timer when making your move.
  • Tip 13# : Try to come top of your league to get big rewards.
  • Tip 14# : Did you know that the maximum level is 150?
  • Tip 15# : You can add vibration in the settings to remind you of your next shot.
  • Tip 16# : Take advantage of promotions to get big bonuses.
  • Tip 17# : Topspin will make the white follow the ball it hits.
  • Tip 18# : On break make sure to use full power – you’re more likely to pot.
  • Tip 19# : The shot timer decreases after every successful pot so play ahead.
  • Tip 20# : Always try to play the next shot in advance.
  • Tip 21# : If you break second and play a rematch, you will break first.
  • Tip 22# : Gentle shots are less likely to bounce out.
  • Tip 23# : Winning a tournament is a great way to collect cues.
  • Tip 24# : The top prize on Spin and Win is the super-rare Lucky Cue.
  • Tip 25# : Potting the black on the break is legal and gives an award.
  • Tip 26# : After breaking and potting a ball you can still pick either to play.
  • Tip 27# : Use the diamonds on the table edge to help line up shots.
  • Tip 28# : Try to get as many achievements as you can!
  • Tip 29# : Take advantage of promotions when you see then – you never know they’ll be back.
  • Tip 30# : Call pocket games have a longer shot time.
  • Tip 31# : Login with Facebook to get free coins every hour.
  • Tip 32# : Make sure to turn on Push Notifications to receive challenges.
  • Tip 33# : You can win up to 250, 000 pool coins on Scratch and Win.
  • Tip 34# : Upgrade to a better cue to improve your skills.
  • Tip 35# : Playing with friends is fun! Invite your friends to play, and earn 500 coins!