In today’s India, most of the users prefer Android smartphones over iOS devices. Android smartphones are user-independent, economic and have a much user-friendly interface as compared to the iOS. Furthermore, there is a wide range of Android Smartphones to choose from.

But the thing that makes a smartphone platform special is the apps that it offers. App word is basically a short form for the word application. An Application is a program that provides certain utilities to the user for the achievement of a specific purpose. There are some Android apps a user must have to get a nice smartphone experience. So’ here is a list of 10 Essential Apps Every India Android Smartphone User Should Have.

1. WhatsApp

WhatsApp, App

WhatsApp is the number one messaging app in India and has 1.5 billion users WhatsApp enables you to exchange messages with your phone’s contacts. All you need is a mobile number to have a WhatsApp account. It makes messaging super easy and has some more features too. You can also call and video call using WhatsApp which is rather a faster way of communication. There is also a 24-hour story feature in this app too that enables you to upload a video, image or text for 24-hours before it automatically gets removed. WhatsApp also allows you to take backup of your chats.

2. Facebook

Facebook, App

Facebook is the number one social media app in the world. It has 2.3 billion users and it basically provides you a platform through which you can connect to the people near you. You can do so by creating an account by using your credentials and e-mail or mobile number. ON Facebook you can upload photos, videos, and texts known as statuses to keep your profile updated. It also has that 24-hour story feature similar to that of WhatsApp. Moreover, you also get a messenger on Facebook using which you can exchange texts from the friends you have added on Facebook.

3. Instagram


Instagram is basically a picture and video-based app that has 1 billion active users. It is very similar to Facebook but has a different user interface and is based on images and videos more instead of texts. Basically, it is a platform where you can connect to your favorite celebrities by following their respective accounts. Instagram is the originator of that 24-hour story feature that was later used by WhatsApp and Facebook.

4. Truecaller

Truecaller, App
Truecaller, App
Truecaller, App

True caller is one of the most useful apps that you can use as an Indian Smartphone user. How many times does it happen that you get calls from unknown contacts and don’t have any idea from where it came from? Truecaller basically helps you determine the name of the caller if he/she has an account on it. It basically lets you know the caller before you even pick-up the call. It basically has some other utilities like call blocker too. There are some more features like profile viewer indicator but you only get it by buying the premium pack.

5. Chrome

Chrome, App

Chrome is basically Google’s very own web browser, A web browser in an app that enables you to search the internet in the most efficient way possible. When it comes to efficiency Google Chrome is the best it comes with all the features of a PC’s web browser and enables you to use them on a mobile platform. However, most of the smartphones are preloaded with there very own web browser but Chrome is certainly the best. It allows you to use platforms like Facebook and Instagram too but with some low feature.

6. Youtube

Youtube, App

Youtube is basically a video focused platform that has 1.3 billion global users. On youtube one basically uploads videos on certain topics from where their respective audiences watch that. These topics can be movies, shows, technology, cooking and science and each and every topic you can think of. So’ the platform has a high entertainment value. Furthermore, it helps you to earn money too. If you are having views on your video you can get paid by Google Adsense.

7. Snapseed

Snapseed, App

Snapseed is Google’s very own photo editor that allows to tweak up your photos to make them look even better. For this Snapseed is loaded with a ton of features that include filters, cropping tools, frames, rotations and many more. These features are so wide-ranged at its impossible to recall all of them but all of them are useful in their very own way. All of these tweaks make photographs look good and from there they can be uploaded too.

8. Google Drive

Google Drive,App

Google Drive is an app that enables you to store the files on your device to google cloud computer and from there they can be accessed anytime and anywhere. Storing your files on a cloud computer eliminates the risk of being lost in case of physical damage and also provides a mobility to your data. Google Drive offers 15 GB of storage where data can be stored which can be upgraded further by paying some amount of money.

9. Saavn

Saavn, App

A music player is one of the best sources of entertainment than you can get today. And having a good music player on your smartphone device is a must. Saavn is the best android music player in India. It allows you to stream through millions of songs available on the platform. You can play them anytime anywhere all you need is an account and an internet connection. You can also download them buy for this you have to buy premium.

10. Reddit

Reddit App

Reddit is an app which you might not familiar with but let us tell you it is also called as the heart of the internet. It includes all the subjects available in today’s world. You have each and every topic available in today’s world. This is the fastest way possible to get news on the internet. To use it all you have to do is to create an account and subscribe to your favorite topic. Topics on Reddit are named as r\’topic’s name’. Reddit is a very useful app if want to stay updated about today’s world.

Nikunj Sharma

1 Comment

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