Most Frequented Mobile Phone Apps of 2018 So Far

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Smartphones are the most popular gadget today. It is a compact and versatile gadget capable of performing a wide number of functions. Depending on what you want to do with your mobile phone, you can personalize it to suit your liking. By installing various applications on your mobile phone, you can expand its functions. Every human being is unique. Similarly, any smartphone is unique just like its user. Apps are the way each phone is personalized today.

Any time you visit AppStore or Google Play you will find a huge number of apps there. There is an enormous number of apps on the market and countless ways to tailor your mobile experience to your personal needs and wants.

It is a known fact that people follow certain trends or patterns in any activity they do. The same is true when it comes to mobile phones. There are certain apps that are more popular than the majority of apps on the market. What makes them stand out? Read on to find out!

Here is a list of the most frequented mobile phone apps of 2018 that we compiled.

Google Maps

Anytime you need to plan a trip or just find yourself in an unfamiliar area, Google Maps can show you the way. Perhaps you want to know a location of that new restaurant you plan to visit? Use Google Maps. With access to google servers and cloud data, this app can help you find just about any address in the world. It can also make use of your phone’s location service to pinpoint your exact location in case you get lost. Google Maps is also a very useful app for drivers as you can use it to plan your route and use your smartphone as your navigator.

Google Drive suite

This app allows you to access your personal google drive cloud storage from your mobile phone. This can be done anywhere and anytime you have access to internet. It is another Google app that is designed to make your life easier. Today millions people have Google accounts. Anyone with a Google account has their personal storage space. Naturally, this contributed to the popularity of the app.


Nothing will help you write messages faster than Swiftkey. This is an intelligent app that provides you with word suggestions so you can write your messages at lightning speed. Swiftkey uses artificial intelligence to help you write. It remembers your writing patterns and stores them in the cloud for future use. The app supports many languages. Each Swiftkey user has their own profile and unique word suggestions based on their writing style. In case you happen to need to change your phone, all you will need to do is install this app and you will be able to write just like you did before.

If only there was an app that could help you write essays faster, it would be the most favorite app of all college and university students. This app would save a lot of time and sleep for millions of students worldwide. Perhaps in the future, artificial intelligence powered apps will write our essays for us. Today, the next best thing is EssayPro. It is the best paper writing service available online where you can get top level papers for student-friendly prices.


It is the most popular app when it comes to weather forecasts. 1Weather allows you to track weather in your location in real time. There are also extended features like Doppler radar, and allows you to keep up with the current phases of the sun and moon. It the most convenient and advanced weather forecast app today. The ease of use that 1Weather offers also contributed to its popularity.


One of the most popular sources of entertainment today is Youtube with tons of videos on just about anything. This app allows you to watch your favorite content on your mobile phone. Youtube app makes your mobile watching experience as effortless as it can be. This is a third most popular app of all time on both, Android and iOS devices alike. Watching your favorite videos has never been easier, all thanks to the Youtube app.


There is a number of messaging apps out there. However, none of them come close to WhatsApp when it comes to security. Its encryption algorithm makes it one of if not the most secure messaging apps of all time. Its interface also makes WhatsApp very convenient and easy to use. With WhatsApp, you can assured that your private conversations stay private. This app is used by over 1.5 billion people each month.


Instagram is arguably the best photo and video sharing platform available today. This app was launched back in 2010 and has been growing in popularity ever since. One of its unique features are Instagram stories that allow a user to share a short video or a photo for 24 hours. There are people who became celebrities thanks to Instagram and currently have millions of followers. Instagram is not just a service or a platform, what makes instagram unique on this list is that it is a social network.


The most popular social network is brought to its users through a mobile app. It has always been the most popular app on iOS. As the network grows and more users join it, so does the popularity of its app. In the first 3 months of 2018 alone, Facebook app was downloaded over 20 million times.

Facebook Messenger

If you have Facebook installed on your phone, chances are, you also have its messenger installed. This app allows you to chat effortlessly. One of unique features of this app is the bubble icons that pop on your screen when you have a conversation with one of your friends. This allows you to access the conversation without going through a process of opening the app.