What is the Cricut Joy app and what can I make with it?
The Cricut Joy app is a guided design experience for simple and quick single-material projects like insert cards, labels, paper crafts, stickers & iron-on transfers. We plan to add more features in the future.
System, Devices, and Machine Compatibility
What are the system requirements for the Cricut Joy app?
The Cricut Joy app is optimized for use with iOS 13.6 or higher. You can use the app on an iPad, but it has not been optimized for the iPad layout.
For a list of supported iPhone models, see this Apple Support page.
You’ll also need a high-speed internet/cellular connection:
- Minimum 2-3 Mbps Download
- Minimum 1-2 Mbps Upload
Will the Cricut Joy app be available for Android?
At this time the Cricut Joy app is only available for iOS.
Can I use the Cricut Joy app with other Cricut machines?
No. The Cricut Joy app was designed specifically for Cricut Joy machines.
Is the Cricut Joy app available in multiple languages?
Yes, the Cricut Joy app is currently supported in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Dutch, and Portuguese. You can set your language in your device system settings.
Do I need a Cricut Access subscription to use the Cricut Joy app?
The app is free to download, and there is a small body of free fonts and images in the app, including a selection of compatible iOS fonts from your iPhone. Fonts and images in the app which are marked with the Cricut Access 'a' icon require a Cricut Access subscription to use.
If I purchase a Cricut Access subscription through the Cricut Joy app, does it also work with Design Space, and vice versa?
Yes, purchasing a Cricut Access subscription through the Cricut Joy app enables Cricut Access benefits across all of our software experiences including Design Space for Desktop and Mobile, as well as our Shop site. If you have already purchased a Cricut Access subscription through Design Space or our Shop site, it is automatically enabled in the Cricut Joy app.
What kinds of content will I find in the Cricut Joy app?
All Cricut Access content that is single layer is available in the Cricut Joy app. Single layer content is cut from a single sheet of material. You’ll have access to a large library of card projects, labels, images, shapes, and fonts, including a selection of compatible iOS fonts from your iPhone.
What does the ‘a’ icon in the font and image libraries mean?
When you see it means that the image or font is included in the Cricut Access library. You'll need a Cricut Access subscription in order to use that content.
Can I use images from Disney or other licensed brands?
At this time, content from licensed partners like Disney, Star Wars, and Marvel is not available in the Cricut Joy app.
Can I upload my own images or fonts?
Currently you cannot upload your own images and fonts to the Cricut Joy app.
Can I use the Cricut Joy app to make Insert Cards?
Absolutely! Hundreds of ready-to-make Insert Card designs are available in the app so you can DIY the perfect card in no time!
Can I save projects in the Cricut Joy app?
The Cricut Joy app will auto-save projects as you design them. Whenever you exit a project, you will get a prompt to save the project to My Stuff. Access your saved projects from Home > My Stuff.
Note: Quick Labels projects cannot be saved at this time.
Can I access my Design Space projects in the Cricut Joy app and vice versa?
No. Design Space and the Cricut Joy app are separate and distinct experiences. You cannot save a project in one and access it from the other.
Can I make projects with Infusible Ink Pens & Markers in the Cricut Joy app?
For now, use Design Space to work with Infusible Ink Pens & Markers.
Can I make projects with multiple layers in the Cricut Joy app?
The Cricut Joy app is for single-layer/single-material designs. For more complex projects that require multiple layers, colors, and/or materials, use Design Space.
Can I share my projects with other members of the Cricut community?
Currently, you cannot share projects in the Cricut Joy app.