This is a random wheel spinner that can decide a choice for you. The choices you inserted will be displayed in this wheel. You can either insert the choices by adding individually or adding as list. After you spin the wheel, the Picker Wheel decides a choice. There are 3 modes available from this randomizer wheel which are normal, elimination and accumulation mode. Each mode has its specify usage such as in the classroom, games or contest. Let use this spinning wheel to help you make a decision.


Quick Tool Links: Team Picker Wheel, Yes No Picker Wheel, Number Picker Wheel, Letter Picker Wheel, Image Picker Wheel

Picker Wheel - Spin the Wheel to Decide a Random Choice

1. What Is This Tool?

This is a random Picker Wheel, a very handy online random wheel decision tool that can spin the wheel and pick a choice from a bunch of inputs.

In some situations, our brain just can't make a decision, so why not let the random Picker Wheel making the small decision.

This wheel picker will give you the fairest result by using the advanced algorithm behind it.

Other than this main Picker Wheel, there are several specialized tools of Picker Wheel created as well.

  1. If you are looking for a tool to do a random grouping, please check out our Random Team Generator.
  2. Or, if you need a decision which is only about yes or no, please check out our Yes or No Wheel also.
  3. Or, if you specifically want to have random number output, you can also explore our Random Number Generator as well.
  4. Or, if you want to get a random letter output, we have the Random Letter Generator for you.
  5. Or, if you want an image-based Picker Wheel, we have created the Random Image Generator.

Let's dive right into the details of the Picker Wheel.

2. How to Use Picker Wheel?

Picker Wheel can be used as a random choice or random name picker.

For the random name Picker Wheel, it is often used as a prize wheel where a winner's name will be selected after spinning the wheel.

For a more general random choice picker application, you can insert whatever inputs which you wish to let the random Picker Wheel to decide for you.

Picker Wheel is very easy to use. Below are the few steps for using the Picker Wheel to pick a random choice.

  1. User inserts the inputs.

    • User can insert the inputs one by one by clicking the + button or return key from your device. Insert single input
    • User can use the list tool which can directly insert a list of inputs by clicking this icon. Insert list of inputs
  2. Lists of inputs are inserted and displayed. You can change the input's value, or hide an input or delete an input at here. List of inputs
  3. User clicks the Spin button from the random wheel to start spinning the wheel. Spin the wheel
  4. Picker Wheel will announce the choice selected on a dialog when done.
  5. User chooses one of the action modes towards the choice selected. Result selected and list of modes
  6. User can change the spin behavior, sound, confetti and color settings at Tool Settings section. Random Name Picker Tool Settings

2.1. Multiple Save Lists is Now Supported

  1. Click the "Save Lists" button. Save lists button
  2. Choose the list in which you want to use or save. It will retrieve your previous inputs and save your latest inputs to the list. Working saved list
  3. You can change the lists' name at the Tool Settings section under "Save Lists Names" tab. Change lists names

3. Types of Modes

There are 3 modes that the users can choose in order to make a right choice.

3.1. Normal Mode

It is a one-off random decision picking mode. The randomizer wheel will announce the result selected when the user clicks the done button. The result selected will not have any side effect.

Use Case 1

This can be used as a random name picker for contest. It will decide 1 winner among the list of candidates’ names from a contest.

3.2. Elimination Mode

It picks a random name alternately by eliminating the inputs one by one. The result will be temporarily removed from the wheel in the next round.

Use Case 2

This random name Picker Wheel can be used in a classroom when the teacher can call the students out to solve some questions one by one without repeating the same name.

Elimination mode

Eliminated result

3.3. Accumulation Mode

It is a random decision accumulation mode. The count of each input selected is accumulated and carried forward to the next spin.

Use Case 3

This can be used to decide a meal to eat. Instead of spinning only 1 time and decide what food to eat (User might get less convinced with 1 time result), this mode accumulates each of the choices’ count after several spins, to further convince you to make a decision.

Accumulation mode

Accumulated result

4. Other Features

  • The data inserted are stored in your browser cache. This means that the inputs will still be available next time when you use the app.
  • The wheel can be embedded in your website or Power Point. See tutorial here.
  • Can install as a smartphone app.
  • Can install as a desktop app.
  • Can easily share this random Picker Wheel to friends and family.
  • By clicking More button - User can shuffle the inputs, enable back all the inputs, reset all the inputs' count & remove all the inputs. List of extra features

5. How to Save as an App in Your Device?

5.1. Desktop App

Open the Picker Wheel using Chrome. Click the Settings -> More Tools -> Create Shortcut...

Desktop create shortcut

Ensure you tick the "Open as window", then click create.

Create desktop app

It is now installed in your desktop or laptop. You can access it anytime without remember the URL and going through the browser.

Picker Wheel app

5.2. Smartphone App

Open the Picker Wheel site using Safari (iOS) or Chrome (Android). Click the share button (iOS) or Settings button (Android) and click Add to Home Screen selection.

iOS install app
Install Picker Wheel on iOS device

Android install app
Install Picker Wheel on Android device

It is now installed on your device.

6. How to Share the App?

Click the share button from the Picker Wheel site. You can copy the link’s address or click the copy button to share the Picker Wheel to other people.

Share button

You can also share it directly through Facebook or Twitter.

By enabling "include your current inputs", all your current inputs will be shared through your link as well. To share without your current inputs, just untick the option.

Share Picker Wheel

Let's Spin the Wheel Now - Happy Spinning!