Save and Move Your Hay Day Farm to Another Device (iOS)

It can be rather upsetting to lose your Hay Day farm and we definitely don’t want this to happen to you. A few things you can do to make sure this doesn’t happen is to have your own device, one farm and one Game Center account. Game Center is an app for Apple devices that is used to connect and create challenges with friends. Most importantly Game Center save game data and it is the safest way to prevent you from losing your game progress.


If you own an Android device you need to follow this tutorial.

As you can see, I have some games installed on my iOS device, and because they are attached to my Game Center account, all my game progress is saved. If you were playing Hay Day without having it attached to Game Center, you can go into your device settings, scroll all the way to Game Center and either you sign in using an existing account (if you have one) or you can create a new one, if you have not yet set up your Apple ID.


Once you signed in, head over to your Hay Day app and lunch your game and your farm will automatically connect with this new Game Center account. When you open your farm you will be notified with “welcome back” text. Don’t forget to check if shows your own username. If everything looks like it’s an order you can continue tending to your crops and animals as you normally do. If you find that you were sing into an account that is not yours, simply going to your device settings, scroll down to Game Center, tap on Apple ID and sign out of it. Enter your own Apple ID and password and launch your Hay Day app. You will get a pop-up window, asking if you would like to save the current game on the new Game Center account. Tap on “yes change account” to save the farm to your own Game Center account.

Transfer Hay Day Farm on New iOS Device

Have a shiny new device you like to play Hay Day on or need to transfer your farm to a working device. To transfer your farm, go to the App Store on your new device and download Hay Day. When it is installed don’t open the game just yet! Sign in to your Game Center account that you use on your old device and open Hay Day from within the Game Center app. To do this, tap on the games icon and find Hay Day hidden under the section “My iOS Game” and in the top right corner of the screen you will notice three small dotes. Tap on these and select “Play” to open Hay Day.

My iOS Game

When your game open, Game Center will prompt you with the pop up message that gives you the name and level of your farm. If it is the right one, tap on “Yes Load Game” and a confirmation pop-up will appear. Key in “confirm” and your Hay Day farm can be played on your new device. So don’t forget, your own device, one farm, and your own Game Center account.

11 thoughts on “Save and Move Your Hay Day Farm to Another Device (iOS)”

    1. I was selling my last account and I have my new account and I want to save the new account to my games but it doesn’t can I save my new account to my games?

  1. I’m upgrading my iPhone so how can I transfer my Hayday Farm when GamesCentre isn’t working – it has not been functioning since IOS9 was installed.

  2. I’m wondering in you can switch if you already started playing on you new device. I hope someone can answer, I was on lvl 46 and have been playing for about 2 years.

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