5 Last-Minute April Fools' Day Pranks That Will Have Everyone Laughing

Ah, April Fools' Day pranks. Love them or hate them, they're inevitable come April 1. Unless you lock yourself in your bedroom all day, you're bound to come across silly shenanigans and last-minute April Fools' Day pranks one way or another. And even if you do cut all contact with the outside world, the pranks will always find a way to come to you. The only question that really remains is, would you rather be the prankster or the prankstee?

Whether you took too long making up your mind or you need to plan out a sweet but swift revenge on a friend who just pranked you real good, it's never too late for a great piece of mischievousness. Thanks to creative minds sharing their evil genius online, there's no shortage of last-minute April Fools' Day pranks. And, best of all, these can all be carried out with tools you already have at home.

Tread carefully, though, because once you hit a friend with one of these, there's no telling what kind of retaliation will be in store for you. Keep an eye over your shoulder all day, and don't shy away from keeping those pranking wars going for many April Fools' Days to come.

1. Create a frustrating shower with soap that won't lather

Paint a bar of soap with clear nail polish, and leave it in the shower. When your target goes to lather up, they won't be able to — and they won't understand why.

2. Pile confetti on top of ceiling fan blades

When someone flicks the switch, they'll be in for a colorful surprise!

3. Set someone's desktop to a screenshot

Take a picture of their desktop, set it as their wallpaper, and hide all their desktop icons. Watch as they click on the icons in total confusion.

4. Set some new shortcuts for someone's autocorrect

Feel free to go as PG or R-rated as you'd like.

5. Get people to call someone's phone

Make sure they leave truly ridiculous voicemails.

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