Clash Royale: How to add friends and play with them using social tab

Clash Royale Kings high-fiving each other

Clash Royale is a highly competitive game which makes playing it with friends all the more important. Here’s how you can use the Social tab in Clash Royale to add friends and try out features like Friendly Battles and Party Modes.

There are many features in Clash Royale that make it perfect to play with friends. You can join Clans, take part in Clan Wars, team up against real-time opponents, and compete against each other.

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Clash Royale lets you test your skill in fair Friendly Battles where both players have Lv. 11 cards and towers, and can spice things up with game modes like Mega Draft, Touchdown Draft, 3x Elixir, and Triple Draft. Moreover, there are Party Modes in which you can collectively earn chests and Crowns without losing trophies.

In this Clash Royale guide, we’ll teach you how to add and play with friends through the social tab.

Barbarians and other Clash Royale troops in war

How to add friends in Clash Royale with the social tab

Follow these simple steps to add friends in Clash Royale:

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  1. Open the profile of the Clash Royale player you want to add as an in-game friend.
  2. Tap on the Add Friend button. This will send a friend request to the player.
  3. Wait for the player to accept the friend request. Once they do, the player will appear under the Social tab in your account.
  4. The Social tab is located in the top right corner of the screen alongside the Settings and News options.

How to do Friendly Battles with friends in Clash Royale

Here’s how you can take part in Friendly Battles with your Clash Royale friends:

  1. From the main Battle screen, access the Social tab and go to Friends.
  2. Tap on the friend you want to play with. Choose Friendly Battle.
  3. A list of game modes currently available for Friendly Battles will appear. Choose the one that you and your friend want to play.
  4. Wait for your friend to accept the invitation.

Alternatively, you can tell your friend to follow these steps and accept the invitation yourself to initiate the Friendly Battle.

How to play Clash Royale Party Modes with friends

Clash Royale also has Party game modes that allow you and your friends to earn Crowns and chests without losing trophies.

Follow these steps to join the Party in Clash Royale with your friends:

  1. Click on the three horizontal lines in the top right corner of the Battle screen.
  2. Go to Party! and decide the game mode you want to play.
  3. Select Play with Friend and send the invite to the desired person.
  4. Wait for the friend to accept the invitation and the match will begin.

If you’re trying out new decks based on cards like the X-Bow, Electro Giant, Sparky, and Firecracker, playing with your friends is a great way to determine the strongest deck in the game without any consequences.

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Party! mode in Clash Royale UI

How many friends can you make in Clash Royale?

You can only make 100 friends in Clash Royale through the Social tab. Once you reach this limit, you won’t be able to receive new friend requests. Hence, make sure to filter your friend list and remove any inactive players.

If you’ve reached the friend limit in Clash Royale and want to add more players, the only solution is to link other accounts and your friends on that platform will be imported to Clash Royale as well.

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As of February 2023, Clash Royale allows players to connect these accounts based on their device and region:

  • Supercell ID (can add up to 300 friends)
  • WeChat/QQ (available in a limited number of regions)
  • Game Center (exclusive to iOS devices)

Well, this was everything to know about adding and playing with your friends in Clash Royale. For more content on Supercell’s hit strategy game, check out our guide on Star Levels, how to get better at Clash Royale, and how to get Star Points.

Image Credits: Supercell

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