If you follow the correct directions at a crossroad somtimes you'll get a chance to switch to a different environment. All you have to do then is to survive the run until the new environment meter has filled up completely. For more great tips and tricks, see our in-depth guide.
Unlike previous TempleRun games always keep your eyes on what's happening further ahead for quick changes. You'll have to deal with dynamic changes to the road layout, so always keep your eyes on what's happening further ahead. You'll need to jump over any crumbling masonry or tree roots that appear.
If an enemy swoops at you on the yellow brick road, you need to slide beneath its grasp. Don't do this too early or you'll stand up straight into it! Wait until the creature is almost touching you before ducking underneath it.
Always grab roadside keys at the end of the run, you'll be given the chance to pick a music box at random.
Depending on which one you select, you could receive a decent points or coin boost.
Invest in the Double Coins ability early as it will halp you get more coins during the game.
Once coin meter is filled completely, you can double-tap anywhere on the screen to activate a temporary power-up. Use these power-ups as soon as they become available. See all of the power-ups here.
To enter the balloon flight mini-game, you need to swipe in the correct direction when you come to a crossroads and the balloon becomes visible on the horizon. Once you reach the balloon, swipe upwards to grab onto the rope and crawl inside.
Avoid hitting the emerald crystals that sprout from the rocks in the sky.
Getting an unbroken run of coins fills up your coin meter. Once it's filled completely, you can double-tap anywhere on the screen to activate a temporary power-up. Don't forget to make use of these power-ups as soon as they become available.
Getting bored of the early stages of the game? There are two types of headstart available in Temple Run: Oz, one that gives you a 1,000m boost from the start, and another that gives you a 2,500m boost. These cost coins though, and can only be used once.