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Best Apps to Have on Your Smartphone

Smartphones have recently become, in a way, an essential part of our modern lives. We can utilize these marvels of modern science for different uses. They come jam-packed with apps with a selection of thousands more that can be obtained on the market, some free and some for a price. One might think of these apps as tools for you to utilize in order to make your life easier. Here is a list of some of the apps that you might not have realized you needed or they can be exactly what you have been looking for!

Microsoft SwiftKey

Microsoft’s SwiftKey keyboard is a must-have on your smartphone as it is in most cases better than the default keyboard of a smartphone. It utilizes artificial intelligence to predict what you want to type. The more you type the more it learns and gives better suggestions. It provides many other features that might be missing from your default keyboard such as gesture typing, autocorrect, different themes. It is also an excellent choice for people who speak multiple languages. It is also worth noting that this app is also free on the Play Store. SwiftKey can help you enhance and customize your keyboard the way you like it and can improve your smartphone experience.

Alarm Clock AlarmyA woman asleep in bed with her smartphone next to her ready for her alarm app to go off.

Now, this is an interesting one. Many people experience the problem of just a simple alarm not being sufficient for them. They tend to turn off the alarm while half asleep and go back to sleep resulting in them being late for their jobs or classes etc. If you are one of those people, then this app might help you overcome this obstacle in your daily life. Alarm Clock Alarmy works like an alarm clock but with a slight improvement. In order to snooze your alarm, you need to solve a little puzzle or a challenge, the difficulty of which can be set by the user as per preference. This app also provides you with a photo mode where you have to take a picture of a certain location in order to turn off the alarm. All of this can help you fully wake up when your alarm goes off.


If you like to be organized in your digital life, then Evernote is for you. It is a cross-platform app used to take notes. You can take notes in many different formats such as text, video, photos, and audio, etc. It also syncs across all the devices of a user. There are many other features that make this app a must for any organized person.

SMS OrganizerA man holding a smartphone using some of the apps he has downloaded.

Another free app by Microsoft is SMS Organizer which is also a big help for you to stay organized. As the name suggests this app allows you to organize and manage your texts. The biggest feature, at least in my opinion, is its ability to allow you to backup and restore your messages which can be a huge help if you are switching devices. It also boasts many other important features such as intelligent sorting, dark theme, PNR status, tabular interface, and many more.

WhatsApp Messenger

WhatsApp is one of those apps that are pretty much on everyone’s phone nowadays. It is a free instant messaging tool that allows you to communicate with other users across the globe using the internet. You can send messages around the globe in a variety of formats such as text, photos, audio, and video, etc. It also provides end-to-end encryption allowing you to communicate safely and securely. It has become one of the most downloaded app on the Play Store and is a must for your phone to have nowadays.