What Are The All-Time Best Free Android Apps?

  • May 11, 2018
  • Priya

Android platform is one of the most used Operating systems in today’s smartphone generation. Billions of apps are available in the play store (both paid and free). My list might help the people who are wondering if which ones are the best free android apps presently.

Without further ado, let go straight to the list.

1. WhatsApp Messenger

WhatsApp is the best and the most used messaging app on the market today. No matter which corner of the world you are from, WhatsApp is something which is considered to be a palpable choice. This app is a ‘FREE’ messaging app with over 1 billion downloads already.



• Free of cost.
• Let’s you send and receive multimedia files.
• Free call (voice and video).
• No International or roaming charges.
• Easy to use and quick connectivity.

2. Facebook

This goes without saying, Facebook is one of the most used and cherished social media platforms. It has over 1 billion downloads, and it’s still rising. You can meet new people and become friends with them while sharing your life stories.



• Share your views.
• Chat and tag friends.
• Stay updated with the world.
• Share photos.
• ‘Poke’ friends.
• Include stories and live videos.
• Create pages.
• Make ads.

3. Instagram

Instagram has over 1 billion downloads and is rated #4 on Top Free Social. You can follow friends as well as celebrities and get an insight into their personal lives. Users can compose a personal or professionals profile and share their posts with the world. These profiles can also include live videos and stories to share with their followers.



• Use Direct Message feature to send and receive texts.
• Security and profile customization.
• Filters and stickers available.
• Now use GIFs in stories.
• Follow hashtags.
• Include highlights to improve your profile.

4. Tinder

Tinder is world’s most popular ‘dating’ app. It acts as a wingman to help you meet new people, socialize, go out on dates and much more. It claims to spark more than 26 million matches per day. With over 100 million downloads presently, Tinder has rated #1 on the Top Grossing Lifestyle list.



• Easy to use.
• In-app purchase.
• Bug fix.
• Quick profile loading.
• Compatible with texting.

5. Messenger – Text and Video Chat for Free

Messenger is #3 in Top Free Communication genre with over 1 billion Android downloads currently. This app lets the user connect with people instantly. Whether text messages or Facebook, you can send messages to anyone you like.



• Use names or phone numbers.
• Customized groups.
• Compatible with all platforms.
• Voice calls and video calls.
• Capture photos and videos.
• Enjoy games and compete with friends.

6. UC Browser

#2 on the list of Top Free Communication genre, UC Browser is one of the most used free web browsers for Android devices. UC has over 500 million downloads in the Play Store. This is one of the most used browsers after Google Chrome competing with Opera.



• Ad-Block functionality.
• Fast Downloading.
• Data Saving.
• Small Window Mode.
• Night Mode.

7. Paytm

#1 on the Top Free Shopping, Paytm has crossed 100 million downloads. This app is one of the most used mobile wallets in India. Users get deals and schemes for payments. They can also transfer money from account to phone and vice versa.



• Mobile Recharge
• DTH Recharge
• Metro Card Recharge
• Electricity Bill Payment, Water Bill Payment & Gas Bill Payment
• Send or Receive Payment
• QR Code Scanner
• Offline Payments
• Entertainment- Amusement Park, Event & Movie Ticket
• Book Travel Tickets
• Shop Online

8. SHAREit – Transfer & Share

SHAREit is arguably the best sharing app which can enable the user to share data over any platform. It has the fastest cross-platform transfer speed and has over 500 million downloads. Share It is #1 on Top Free Tools and has recorded thousands of uses on a regular basis.



• Faster than Bluetooth.
• Transfer All Types of Files.
• Infinite Online Videos.
• Excellent Video Player.
• GIFs, Wallpapers & Stickers
• Discover nearby users.

9. Hotstar

Hotstar is the #1 in the Top Free Entertainment on Play Store. Users can enjoy live streaming including several news, movies, sports, and shows on-the-go. It has over 100 million downloads and a high rating. You can also enjoy the highlights of your favorite matches and events at Hotstar.



• Quick loading.
• Fast browsing.
• Uninterrupted live streaming.
• Setting customization.
• Resolution change feature available.
• Enable or Disable notifications.
• Ad-free.

10. Musical.ly

Musical.ly is a global video community where the users can create remarkable short videos. This app is #3 in Top Free Social genre and has over 100 million downloads. You can create a profile in musical.ly and share your videos with the world.



• Updated sound library.
• Beauty effects.
• Hundreds of face filters and stickers.
• Add favorite music to your videos.
• Join a community.

My hands are tied to come up with this list, but if you have a rooted Android smartphone, you have the power to use many other brilliant apps. Learn more about the best apps for a rooted smartphone in another answer.

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