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 labels, paper crafts, stickers & iron-on transfers. We plan to add more features in the future.
Currently the Cricut Joy app does not support card-making and multi-layered projects. For these kinds of projects, use Design Space.
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 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?
At this time the Cricut Joy app is available in English only.
Is the Cricut Joy app free?
Yes, the app is free to download and use. All fonts and images in the Cricut Joy app are free for a limited time.
Will fonts and images in the Cricut Joy app always be free?
Fonts and images will be free for a limited time. After the free period, there will be a mix of free and premium content.
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 also have access to a large library of 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. This means that the content is free for now, but in the future will require a subscription to a Cricut Access plan.
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?
For now, use Design Space to make Insert Cards.
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.