Introduction: The Simplest Way to Solve the Rubix Cube

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I am going to show you the simplest way to solve a rubik's cube for beginners!!!

Step 1: Names of Algrothims

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R=right up
L=left up
U=up right
Ri=right down
Li=left down
Ui=up left
F=front clockwise
Fi=front counterclockwise

Step 2: White Around the Yellow

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The first step to solvbing the rubik's cube is to get the white edges around the yellow center piece.  This should be very easy.

Step 3: The White Cross With Matching Side Pieces

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The next step is to do this: on the ajecent side of the white sides, match the center color with its upper side, like the picture below

Step 4: White Top With T's

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This is when your first algroithm comes in!  First, flip your cube over to where the whites are on the bottom.  Next, look for white EDGES on the side of the cube.  if you see one on the right this is what you do: match the other side of the sticker to its center color, and do the following algroithm: L, Ui, Li.  If it is on the Left, do the same thing and do the following algroithm: R, U, Ri.  Your cube should look like this:

Step 5: Completed White, First Layer and Now Second Layer

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To get your cube to look like this, you have to do this: Look for edge pieces that do NOT contain yellow.  If there is none, than do one of the algrothims listed below.  If you do have one, look at how they need to go down-right, or down-left.  If it needs to go down-right, place the lower color to where it matches its center color.  Then do the following: U, R, Ui, Ri, Ui, Fi, U, F.  If it needs to go down-left, do the same thing and do the following: Ui, L, U, Li, U, F, Ui, Fi.  Do that with all of the sides, and the cube should look like this:

Step 6: Yellow Cross

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The next step is to get the yellow cross on top.  this is how you do it: There should be a yellow dot, fliped L, line, or a cross.  lets start with the dot.  (this algrothim goes for all of these steps)  This is the algrothim: F, R, U, Ri, Ui, Fi. (move the L to where it looks fliped)  When your done, it should look like this:

Step 7: "Fish"

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In order to get this, do this algrothim sevral times intill you have a "fish", like below: R, U, Ri, U, R, U, U, Ri.

Step 8: Full Yellow

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To get this, line up the "head of the fish" to its matching center colors, and on one side, you will see a yellow edge piece a square away from the "head of the fish".  If it is on the right, do this: R, U, Ri, U, R, U, U, Ri.  If its on the left, do this: L, Ui, Li, Ui, L, Ui, Ui, Li.  It shouls look like this:

Step 9: Matching Edges

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To get this, look for a side that has matching edges, like the picture below.  In order to get this, once you have found a match, place it to your left, and do the following: Li, Ui, Ri, U, L, Ui, R.  You should be back at the "fish"  Do the same thing in step 8 again, and you will have matching edges!

Step 10: Last Step!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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The last step to solving the rubik's cube is this: line the full square other than white or yellow, and hold it away from you and do this: F, F, bring the side piece to its center color, Li, Ri, F, F, L, R, twist to where the full layer is in its square, F, F.

Step 11: Done!

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Congradulations!  You solved it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


JosephH109 (author)2016-06-23

Good steps, but poor explanation.

Try this video. It's my personal favorite tutorial.

namo1515 (author)JosephH1092017-08-07

DanielT180 (author)2016-05-27

help please!!!!

namo1515 (author)DanielT1802017-08-07

AbdulqaderD (author)2016-03-22

how do think we are going to do it without knowing the moves

namo1515 (author)AbdulqaderD2017-08-07

He tell you all the moves

JBcube (author)2015-12-23

I need a little more help with mine and everything because I can solve one color of the Rubik's cube and not to at a time. So if anybody can help me try to solve two colors or actually help me solve it that'll be awesome. Thank you

namo1515 (author)JBcube 2017-08-07

Psychic Master (author)2010-01-26

naw, there is still an " easier " way to solve it...

break it apart and put it back together the right way  :)

tayla tot (author)Psychic Master2015-07-23

Or take the stickers off

Mya8 (author)tayla tot2016-02-15

i did that before but than it ruined my rubix cube. then i had to get another rubix cube, and its neon color

namo1515 (author)Mya82017-08-07

Mya8, It's "Rubik's" Cube. The name "Rubix" doesn't exist.

JBcube (author)tayla tot2015-12-23

You never take the stickers off. Ever take the stickers off. Because for thing they will not come back on they will but if you start to mess with it they will fall of. So don't take the stickers off. Thank you.

JBcube (author)Psychic Master2015-12-23

But that's cheating but yea ill probably do the same thing. I've got one but I won't to that to it. Thank you.

Yea, but what is the challenge in that?

One of the coolest things is to stand there and solve a cube in front of a group of people.  It is even better when you are good enough to stare at them a few moments while turning the sides to completion. 

himanshu.sharma.50702 (author)2015-02-10

Hey guyz... Its easy to solve it... But dqmm i stuck on the last stage pl.s help me out...
I got stuck pl.s see d pic... N help me friend if u can... I really wanna do it...
Can wtsapp me on...8800939402...
Or mail me @

your cube is broken.

you must have disassembled before because it is actually possible to assemble it in the wrong way, there is no way of solving it now but you can take out the last piece and put it back in the right way then, it should be fine ,trust me i had the same situation.

Maximi... Thnks for showing your interest in replying me. But i tried... A lot... But still waiting for d ryt move.

have u completed it yet I can help

Have you tried any of the online helpers? Where you can input how your cube looks and it will help you solve it? Do it a few times until you get the feel on your own.

mind if I could see the blue face...I think I could help with that

sorry but that is really funny LOL

bou1278-1 (author)2017-03-21

I am stuck on the last step! Every time I try it I just mix it up! Please help!

MariusI11 (author)bou1278-12017-06-05

You could also just try to put the finished side away from you. then do the "fish" algoritm R, U, Ri, U, R, U, U, Ri one time, then solve that fish to get all yellow back up. Then repeat.

Pink Fluffy Unicorn (author)2017-05-29

how to make the white cross?

do a white flower with yellow center-piece.

BrandonB238 (author)2017-03-22

i dont know how to do it at all please help me

ben1928 (author)2017-03-09

will it work for speed cubes?

bou1278-1 (author)ben19282017-03-21

Yah. I have a speed cube and it worked for me

Mega_Pikachu_EXP (author)2017-02-28

Its so hard with the T I need help

Mega_Pikachu_EXP made it! (author)Mega_Pikachu_EXP2017-02-28


From the looks of ur picture, it seems that u did the white cross wrong, so go look back on that.

ben1928 made it! (author)2017-03-09

ots so hard

I is too hard plz help!????

I am confused with all the steps a little please help me.

SubrataC3 (author)2017-01-25

I cant undrastand after step 4.....please help me friend.

IuliC (author)SubrataC32017-01-28

me either when i do the white face i do not have any L's

zfisher_21 (author)2017-01-20

Nate Neal I think now I understand what you're saying by Fi and all the other formulas that you talk about now by the way it's me Zach

RubiksCubeMasterSuperNizanth made it! (author)2017-01-08

Wonderful method! I loved it!!!!

Alexis-Danner22308 (author)2017-01-06

This helped so much omg thank you

Helper2161 (author)2016-12-03

i can solve the rubix cube in 45 sec with the website below

Helper2161 (author)2016-12-03

go to and go all the way to the bottom and there will be sections of how to solve the rubix cube

panda5564 (author)2016-12-02

please tell me.

panda5564 (author)2016-12-02

what"s your secret

panda5564 (author)2016-12-02

I tried and tried. but still no. :(

panda5564 (author)2016-12-02

this is hard!!!!!

islandlol (author)2016-11-16

i solve it about 13.56 second

ConnerH1 (author)2016-07-27

This is a decent guide for someone like me, who has solved it before, and knows the handholds, but forgets the moves to make, but is very bad to anyone who has never solved the Rubik's Cube before, as you do not tell them what side to put each color on, as it is very important to know that.

TonycoppesH1 (author)ConnerH12016-11-04

how fast can you solve it

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