12 Free Android App That Must Have On Your Phone

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It has been more than 9 years since Google introduced its mobile platform called Android. Since that day Android OS never turns back and constantly increasing day after day. The Google play store contains nearly 4 million apps. In this article, I am going to figure out some essential Android apps that must have on your phone. You are not bound to have but may have.

You can consider the Google play store same as a universe of application. Every day hundreds of new app are adding to the play store and increasing the universe wider. The apps in the play store are divided into several categories to find out related apps quickly and easily.
The categories like Games, News, Business, Tools, Education, Entertainment, Communication, Personalization, Lifestyle, Photography, Sports, Weather and many more.

Must have Android apps list

From the huge list of apps in the play store, I have collected some most important apps in it. So let’s discuss it.
In this article, I am going to discuss a number of characteristics of the apps like the developer, rating in the play store, number of downloads, etc.

1. Facebook

Facebook is the most popular social networking platform In the world. It is not wrong if I say it is a part of our daily life. The official Facebook app allows you to stay in touch with your friends and relatives by sharing photos, videos status, etc.
It has a separate chat app called the Facebook messenger. Hence from this app, you can chat without any trouble.

  • Offered by – Facebook
  • Installs – 1,000,000,000 – 5,000,000,000
  • Rating – 4.1

Facebook app

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2. MX Player

MX Player is a very good video player app for Android phones. It has several minds blowing features like zooming video, subtitle support, screen lock, etc. It supports a wide range of video and audio like .avi, .mpeg, .mp4, .wmv, .divx, .xvid, .mov, .flv and more. Hence your experience with this app will much better than other video player apps in play store.

  • Offered by – J2 Interactive
  • Installs – 1,000,000,000 – 5,000,000,000
  • Rating – 4.5

MX Player

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3. TickTick

In the rush of life sometimes we faced trouble to organize our tasks. Don’t worry TickTick is for you. TickTick is the best to-do list apps. It is much similar to Wunderlist. You can make lists, share tasks with your friends, organize your tasks in various ways, set recurring tasks, set reminders and more. It’s also highly modular. Their widgets are very attractive. The goals you are set will sync within the cloud so that you can view and manage them wherever you are for better goal achieving. TickTick also gives a pro version.

  • Offered by – CyberLink.com
  • Installs – 10,000,000 – 50,000,000
  • Rating – 4.5

TickTick

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4. Google Assistant

Google assistant is one of the most advanced Android apps. It is very simple to use. Just install and enable it. You can operate your phone through a variety of voice command. You can check the weather, know the latest news and many more. It also supports most Android devices. It comes built-in app on the latest phones.

  • Offered by – Google LLC
  • Installs – 1,000,000,000 – 5,000,000,000
  • Rating – 4.4

Google Assistant

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5. Zedge

Zedge is a supermarket of things like wallpapers, ringtones, alarms tone and much more. There is a wide range of wallpapers in a variety of categories like fantasy, funny, etc. Hence you can download millions of items from it.

  • Offered by – Zedge
  • Installs – 100,000,000 – 500,000,000
  • Rating – 4.6

Zedge

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6. PowerDirector Video Editor

With the increase of social media trend, it is very necessary to have a video editing app on our phone. PowerDirector may be the best video editor app in play store. It has all the feature a premium app has. It has a timeline video editing feature. PowerDirector has a wide range of video effects and edit background. It supports 4K videos.

  • Offered by – Appest Inc
  • Installs – 500,000 – 1,000,000
  • Rating – 4.5
PowerDirector Video Editor app

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7. Airdroid

Airdroid is an application that allows you to connect an android phone or tablet with any computer that has an internet connection. You can transfer files through this.

  • Offered by – SAND Studio
  • Installs – 10,000,000 – 50,000,000
  • Rating – 4.5
Airdroid

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8. AppLock

AppLock is a free Android app that has a lot of features. This app has a premium version also but you have to pay for it. Premium version doesn’t show any advertisement and more features than the free version. You can lock your applications with strong pattern lock or password lock. This app is great if you have naughty roommates, kids and want to protect from them of misusing of apps.

  • Offered by – DoMobile Lab
  • Installs – 100,000,000 – 500,000,000
  • Rating – 4.4

WhatsApp may be the most popular Android app. WhatsApp Messenger is a FREE messaging app for Android and other smartphones. It simply uses your phone number for your account, instead of opening a separate account for most other apps. WhatsApp can work over 4G/3G/2G or Wi-fi network. It consumes very less amount of data. It allows you to do message, audio call, video call. Whatsapp is free for lifetime. You can also send and receive WhatsApp messages right from your computer’s browser.

  • Offered by – WhatsApp Inc
  • Installs – 1,000,000,000 – 5,000,000,000
  • Rating – 4.4

WhatsApp

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10. Google Photos

Google Photos is a photo gallery app from Google. The photos and videos will automatically back up and organized. Hence you can access them from any device anywhere in the world. Your photos are safe and private to you. So never worry about running out of space on your phone again.

  • Offered by – Google LLC
  • Installs – 1,000,000,000 – 5,000,000,000
  • Rating – 4.5

Google Photos

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11. Opera Mini

Opera mini is a lightweight browser app for android. It compresses the web pages and saves up to 90% of data. It has a built-in ad blocker feature so you can surf the web without annoying ads. You can keep lots of pages open at once with tabs.

  • Offered by – Opera
  • Installs – 100,000,000 – 500,000,000
  • Rating – 4.4
Opera Mini app

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12. Feedly

Feedly is one of the best news apps in the play store. If you don’t try it you should definitely try it out. This app has an RSS reader which means you can subscribe to thousands of different websites and can get news from all of them at once. The main thing about using the app is being able to bring all of your interests into one spot. It’s completely free. You can enjoy pro like feature in the free app. It is super easy to use once you are familiar with it.

  • Offered by – Feedly Team
  • Installs – 5,000,000 – 10,000,000
  • Rating – 4.5

Feedly app

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Conclusion

Well, these are the list of top Android apps that claim to have on your phone. You must have been using some app from the list. These apps may enhance your smartphone experience. You might not need all these apps but some. If these apps fulfill your purpose you should try it once.

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Bibhu Prasad Bal

A professional blogger, content writer, and a tech-savvy guy. He loves to explain stuff in a simple way, no matter what and how complicated it is.

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