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National Lottery Apps

Make sure you download our free app to your smartphone. Having the app to hand means you’ll never miss out on a big jackpot draw and you can instantly check results to see if you’re a winner.

It’s official – the UK’s only official National Lottery apps.

Never miss a draw – access to all National Lottery games, including Lotto, EuroMillions, Set For Life and Thunderball.

Ticket scanning instant results checking – at the touch of a button, scan your pink tickets bought in a store to see if you’ve won.

Manage your account – log in to your account, play your saved numbers or choose a Lucky Dip®

Instant Win Games just for the app – if you normally play these games on the web, you’ll have a different list of games to choose from on the app.

Please note: Google Play policy restricts downloads of gambling apps to people 18 and under. If you’re 16 or 17, don’t worry, you can still play and check results on the website. iPhone and Android Ts & Cs apply.

Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google LLC.

Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries and regions. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.

Help with updating The National Lottery app

Why have you locked my app version?

We continue to develop our apps to improve user experience, fix bugs and performance issues and also to maintain the levels of security and integrity needed. It is common practice to update apps and, unfortunately, some older operating systems do not have the data capacity to keep pace with developments.

Why do you lock older versions of the app?

With technology moving at a fast pace, we need to ensure our app stays at a high standard with an enhanced experience. We are also required to maintain high levels of security and integrity. For this reason, we have to make updates that result in some older operating systems no longer being compatible with our app.

Why can’t I update my app?

If your device is running on Android 4.4 (KitKat), unfortunately newer versions of the app will no longer work. To check what version you have on your phone, go to: Settings/About phone/.

I have an Android device running on OS 4.4 (KitKat) – why can I not update my National Lottery App?

With new devices coming out each year, it can be hard to keep up with the speed at which technology advances. Google stopped supporting the KitKat OS version some time ago, but we continued to offer a version of The National Lottery App for those Android users running this edition of the operating system.

This means that there have been no updates for this version of the operating system, including some critical security fixes. So, in order to protect our Android users, we’ve had to make the decision to stop supporting the KitKat OS. This means The National Lottery App will no longer work for devices running on this operating system.

What do I need to do if I want to continue using the app but have an Android device running on 4.4 (KitKat)?

For security reasons, we advise all our Android users running KitKat OS to upgrade to the latest version of the operating system – Android 10.0. By doing this, you’ll ensure you have the best security and also have access to all the latest updates and features – giving you the best experience of The National Lottery App. Please check your device to find out which operating system you can upgrade to. On your phone, go to: Settings/Software Update/.

Will I still be able to scan my tickets?

Unfortunately, if you are unable to update to the latest version of The National Lottery App, there is no ability to scan tickets through the website. Please use our results section on the website

If I can’t upgrade my app, can I still play National Lottery games on my smartphone?

Yes, you can still play on the website using your phone, and it’s easy to add it as a shortcut on your home screen.

1. Go to our website using your web browser (e.g. Chrome).

2. In the top right where there are 3 vertical dots, tap and scroll down to ‘Add to Home Screen’.

3. The National Lottery icon will appear on your home screen and you can play and check results as normal there.

Download the official National Lottery Apps where you can play and instantly check results with the ticket scanner. ]]>