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December 1, 2013

Jetpack Joyride 1.6 - Frequently Asked Questions

Jetpack Joyride 1.6. Our biggest update ever. Two new vehicles, 32 costume pieces, daily challenges and more. It’s so big, in fact, that we had to put together this handy FAQ!

This article is designed to explain the new content in detail and answer commonly asked questions from the community. We’ll update it regularly as time goes by and we’re also happy to answer any questions on our Facebook or Twitter pages.

Thanks for playing and we hope you enjoy this epic new content!


How does the daily challenge system work? What are the rewards for taking part?

Jetpack Joyride features a 5 day reward system with awesome prizes and exclusive content. The daily challenge revolves around a brand new vehicle – the Strong Arm Machine (S.A.M.) – which can be activated by collecting special letter tokens that spawn once a day.

Prizes get better each time you return to activate S.A.M., ranging from Coin Packs and Head Starts to Final Blasts and Quick Revives. On the fifth consecutive day you’ll also receive a brand new costume piece known as a ‘Mystery Reward’ for use in the game.

There are 32 Mystery Rewards to collect so check back each day to keep your streak going!

What happens if I miss a day?

Your progress towards the current Mystery Reward will be lost and you’ll need to start over from Day 1. Remember, you need to activate S.A.M. five days in a row if you want to unlock a brand new costume piece!

What time does the daily challenge timer reset?

The daily challenge counter resets each day at 12:00am UTC/GMT.

Do I need an active internet connection to play the daily challenge?

Yes. The special letter tokens will not appear without an active internet connection. This is an anti-cheating mechanic designed to ensure fair play for all who participate.


How do I activate S.A.M.?

Easy! Just collect the three special letter tokens before the daily challenge timer expires. These three tokens will spawn once a day and appear randomly during gameplay. Spell out S-A-M to create our most powerful and dynamic vehicle yet!

Can I use S.A.M. more than once a day?

The Strong Arm Machine can only be activated once every 24 hours. Check back each day to take him for a spin!

How do I disable S.A.M. push notifications?

- Open Jetpack Joyride.

- Visit ‘The Stash’.

- Select ‘My Profile’.

- Scroll to the bottom and press ‘S.A.M. PUSH NOTIFICATIONS’.

- Choose ‘ON’ or ‘OFF’.

I can’t see S.A.M. or the daily challenge timer. Please help!

First, make sure you have the latest update installed. Scroll to the end of the in-game Credits and you should see Version 1.6 or higher. If not, head to your store of choice and grab the new update!

Second, it’s important to note that S.A.M. and the countdown timer will not appear unless you’ve played at least 10 games of Jetpack Joyride. After that you should be good to go!


What are Mystery Rewards?

Mystery Rewards are rare and exclusive costume pieces which cannot be obtained using coins.

How do I unlock a Mystery Reward?

There are two ways to do this:

1) Activate S.A.M. five days in a row.

2) Purchase a Mystery Reward instantly via in-app purchase.

Do I get to choose my reward?Nope. It’s totally random. You could even say it’s a mystery!

Does everyone receive the same reward at the same time?

Everyone will receive different rewards at different times. There’s no telling what you’ll get!

How many costume pieces are there?

There are 32 costume pieces to unlock, making for a total of 16 unique outfits!


When can I purchase the Sleigh of Awesome? Is there a cut-off date for placing my order?

The Sleigh of Awesome can only be purchased from now until the end of December. After this it will no longer be visible in The Stash. Make sure you get it while you can!

Is the Sleigh of Awesome a permanent purchase? Do I get to keep it after December?

You betcha! The Sleigh of Awesome is available year-round for those who purchase it. In other words – it’s yours to keep forever!

Can I use coins to purchase the Sleigh of Awesome?

No. The Sleigh of Awesome can only be obtained through in-app purchase using real money.

Can I use the Sleigh of Awesome on more than one device?

Yes! Players on iOS can use iCloud in conjunction with their Apple ID to transfer purchases across multiple devices. Android users can contact customer support for further assistance.

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