The Finest Android Apps: Get The Best From Your Smartphone – Part 1

There are millions of Android apps available on Google Play store to download. While several of these are free, it is not easy to decide which one is best and will be useful. Don’t worry as we’ve compiled a list of the best Android apps.

Must-Have Android Apps

1. Avast Antivirus & Security

Avast Antivirus & Security

Keep malware infections away from your smartphone with this ultimate tool. It is a powerful app that helps to protect your device from infections. It does everything to safeguard your device from malicious links, apps, and WiFi networks. It alerts you if you try to install an infected app. You can use the inbuilt app locker and the VPN to get more security.


2. Google Opinion Rewards

Google Opinion Rewards

This app is best suited for skinflint, as it is Free to use. You earn Google Play credit by completing short surveys for Google. You can spend the credit earned on the store. It could be 50p, 10p or any amount, all adds up to your Google Play credit. The good part is the no survey takes longer than a minute or two.

Download Now for Google Play

3. Gboard – the Google keyboard 


Say Goodbye to your standard keyboard. This is the all-in-one solution. Gboard is the definitive keyboard for Android, it has a built-in Google search, meaning that whichever application you are using in Android you can quickly search for things. You can easily look for things without leaving the chat session or the work you are doing on your smartphone. You can even Google a GIF and send it to whoever you want to send it to and express your feelings.

Voice typing and keyboard themes add to the application, it is actually an all in one keyboard solution.

Download Now for Google Play

Also Read: 10 Best Android Optimizer Apps 

4. Solid Explorer File Management

Solid Explorer File Management

Solid File Explorer helps you navigate files sensibly and easily. It works as a Cloud Manager and links up to the cloud storage system so that you can easily move your stored files. Also, you can protect your files and folder with a password. If your device has a fingerprint sensor, you can use it to open encrypted files.

Download Now for Google Play

5. Greenify


To get the most out of our phone battery, we use power saving mode and different tools. Greenify is one such app which sits in the background and helps you control how much battery various apps are using. It freezes the apps you state that you’re not using them and instantly unfreezes them when you use them.

Download Now for Google Play

6. Clean Master

Clean Master

Nobody likes using a slow device, but Android devices are like a magnet that manages to grab digital waste. Clean Master offers several tools that help to mop away waste and scrub your phone. It chucks out the unwanted cache and residual files, which clog the space on your device.

Note: This app has been discontinued.

7. Tasker


Do you want to play with Android? Tasker is a brilliant app which will help you to automate many of the phone functions you’d do manually. For this you need to have root access to your phone.

You can train your phone to open Spotify when you put on your headphones or automatically respond to texts. You need to feed the app with instructions and leave the rest to it for automation.

Download Now for Google Play

Also Read: Best Duplicate Photo Cleaner Apps For Android

8. Opera Max

Opera Max

If you do not have unlimited data on your phone, get most of your data package. Opera Max compresses the size of images and videos, thus speeding up website load times. This helps to save data usage. You can restrict some apps to connect only on Wi-Fi and save some data for emergency.

Download Now for Google Play

9. Pocket

You are too busy to read an article or book, and would like to read it later offline? Pocket is the solution to your problem. It allows you to save articles and videos to read and watch later across any Pocket-enabled device. It’s the perfect entertainment when out for long trips, flights, and journeys.

10. Next Lock Screen

Next Lock Screen

Next Lock Screen is one of the best lock screen apps, it has won the best lock screen app for Android award. If your phone has a fingerprint scanner it supports that too. The app lets you configure how you unlock your device,; and even provides users with location-sensitive wallpaper that changes automatically depending on your location. Shows detailed notifications that lists down all your missed calls, text messages, and app alerts without you needing to “wake” your phone.

11. WifiMapper


If you don’t have a substantial mobile data plan, hence you would want to use Wi-Fi as much as possible, but finding one for Free isn’t always that easy. Wifi Mapper is the solution, as it tells you where to go to get free Wi-Fi.

So here is the list of needed apps you can use on your Android. Stay tuned for our next post, to check out the best social, entertainment, fitness, travel, and productivity app. You can also subscribe to our blog to get regular updates.


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    Wilbert Thompson
    Actually I am using Clean Master and Opera Max apps. These are very helpful for my smartphone. I have know ideas about other apps. Thanks for sharing information about app.

    7 years ago

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