Mobile Apps That You Must Have In Your Phone
There is an app for almost everything these days. So when you scrolling through the App Store or the Google Play Store, it can be somewhat overwhelming to pick an app that best suits our need and is worth downloading to use. To make that process hassle-free for you, here is a list of mobile that you must have on your phone for most of your daily needs:
Created as an independent messaging service and later made much after being acquired by Facebook, Whatsapp is easily one of the most popular apps in the world right now. It allows you to send messages, images, documents, host group chats, as well as make video and audio calls (VoIP). The best part about it that as long as you have an active phone number and an internet connection, you’re good to go. What makes it great for travellers is that you can use it as a substitute for having international roaming as long as you can get access to the internet.
A tool used for people who are extremely organized and also those who are in dire need of some order in their lives. Google Calendar is a must-have app in your phone to ensure you can keep track of all your commitments and meetings synced across all your devices. It’ll also make sure to give you notifications so you can remember to prepare or leave for a destination in time for punctuality.
Working in tandem with Google Calendar, Any.do is one of the best list apps in the market right now that is free. It has a user-friendly interface which allows you to create various lists of things you need to do so you don’t have to write it on the back on your hand or try to remember it all by memory only. It also allows you to create subtasks so you can plan every aspect of your project. Ex. Birthday Party Planning > (i) Buy Cake (ii) Buy Decorations (iii) Send Out Invites)
The perfect app to ensure your phone is always active and good to go, Kwikpay is an online payment solution to your everyday needs like mobile top-up, gaming console top-up, purchase ebooks, music, the list goes on. It allows you to set up repeating top-ups for your phone so you don’t have to worry about going into the store or even go online through the company’s website to pay your bills. The app allows you to do it with a few taps on your mobile screen.
Bank App (HSBC, Barclays, Santander etc.)
This is for a few different reasons. First, you are able to access your bank account at any time of the day for whatever you might need to. Next, bank apps allow you to do almost all transactions from your phone so it takes away the hassle of going into a branch or even worse, call them and have to suffer through the automated system.
You have probably already heard of this app before but in case you haven’t, it an app to get food delivered from restaurants straight to your home or office. For those who are too busy to cook food every day for themselves or are simply feeling lazy, this is the perfect app for you.
Grocery shopping becomes easier and more convenient than ever with the Tesco app. You can organize your previous orders in a Favorites section and order for all the groceries to be delivered to your home at the time that is best suits you. Add your Clubcard to make sure you get all the discounts and vouchers added to the cart before placing the order too!
For all your London transport needs, make sure to have the Tfl Oyster app in your phone so you can top up or have your season pass on you at all times. Depending on your travel needs, you can pick what kind of pass you want to get or simply pay as you go.
These apps should definitely take care of a majority of important needs that you can operate through your phone. This is not an exhaustive list since everyone has their own preferences about what app they want to use for mobile top-ups or organizing their lives.