Do you have a junk android device that isn't worth selling?


Don't throw it out!

Download BOINC and you can Reduce E-waste and Fight Cancer at the Same Time!

The World Community Grid connects everyday users to ongoing Scientific Research Projects with Volunteer Computing Software developed by the University of Berkeley at California (BOINC)


Compatible Operating Systems

Windows (Vista thru 11)

MacOS (all versions, see downloads for specific versions)


Android (Android 4.1+, Fire Tablets)

minimum 250MB memory and 400MB storage space.

Check this page for available downloads

Android Users can use this link, or download from The Google Play Store.

Amazon Fire Tablet users can download from the Amazon Appstore.

Create an account with World Community Grid and you can keep track of your computation stats, manage your devices, and control which projects you participate in.

Join the team to participate in group challenges and contribute future work units to the live tracker!