Smartphones are not about only entertainment but we use them for so many things today. We listen to, play games, watch videos, and connect on social media. It has made our lives easier.
Fortunately, there are ample apps to help us in our daily life.
Here, I’ve rounded up the top 6 useful apps for Android
7 most useful apps for Android
1. Adobe Apps
Price: Free / Up to $52.99 per month
Adobe offers a bunch of useful apps. These ranges from photo editing to utility and apps like Adobe Acrobat (PDF reader), Adobe Lightroom and Photo Express (photo editing), Illustrator Draw (drawing), Scan (document scanner) many more. They’re all smart enough to get a place in our lives. The best part is all of them are free to download. Some of them might need an Adobe Creative Cloud subscription to get all of the features.
Price: Free / $1.99 per month / $19.99 per year
AirDroid is yet another useful app that connects your PC to your Android device and vice versa. You can share files, messages, quick reply to some of the messaging apps, and more. This is a great way to connect all of your devices. It can work well on any platform including Android, iOS, Mac, and Windows. You can subscribe to most of the features but can also try the free version first to see if you like it.
3. Google Assistant / Google Search
Google’s app is no doubt one of the most useful apps ever. Having two basic apps like Google Assistant and Google Feed, this app replays any question, sets up reminders, turns smart lights on and off, and even play songs or videos for you. Google Feed is a feed with lots of features like news, weather, and news. It gradually pills up new stuff based on your search history and interests. You can even customize it as per your likes. This single app offers Google Assistant, Google Search, and Google Feed.
4. Google Drive suite
Price: Free / $1.99-$299.99 per month
Google Drive and its range of apps are the most productive and useful apps on Android. The full collection of Google apps include Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Keep, and Google Photos. You also get a full-fledged office suite coupled with a note-taking app, cloud storage, and a place to back up all of your photos and videos for free. It offers 15GB of storage for free.
5. Microsoft Apps
Price: Free / Varies
Microsoft offers some of the best apps including Microsoft OneDrive (cloud storage), the Microsoft Office suite (word documents, spreadsheets, presentations), Microsoft Authenticator (security), Microsoft Launcher, Office Lens (document scanner), Remote Desktop, Xbox and Mixer (gaming) and more. It also offers a to-do list app that is getting better.
Tasker is also a great app enabling you to create automated activities that do a variety of things. This app can do anything. It is packed with 200 built-in actions that you can use or can build your own. You also get several apps with Tasker support along with plugins to expand functionality. You do have to learn a lot to use this app and it’s not the easiest app to use. However, it works great once you know it well.
7. WiFi Analyzer
WiFi Analyzer is an open-source app that lets you see your WiFi connection as well as other connections in the general area. You can watch out if your WiFi is sharing a channel with other WiFi networks as it can impact your connectivity and speed. You can also watch out the nearby WiFi networks, understand the signal strength, and other activities. You can also diagnose WiFi problems if you face any WiFi issues. This becomes even more useful if you are fond of live TV or use live stream gaming services like Google Stadia.
These are some of the most powerful, effective and useful Android apps that you can use to make your day to day work easier.