Keep an eye out for any possible formations. If you get a color bomb use it to help you limit the colors on the board for a bit and therefore make it easier to create combinations.
For Android and iOS users, keep restarting the level until you see a move that will make a wrapped candy. From there you should be able to drop in a striped candy pretty easily. Always look to make a wrapped candy before you make a move. You can usually make a striped candy out of a wrapped candy formation if you need it. Also, don't hesitate to break open those mystery candies if you are out of options!
Priority if there are multiple items on the board listed from highest to lowest: