Apple’s iPhone is one of the most widely used mobile devices by students, entrepreneurs, business officials and even common man who are looking to improve their life style. The inbuilt apps are a real treat for iphone users to enhance their daily routine activities and the gadget is offering an unparalleled mobile usage experience.
There are many third party apps that are designed exclusively for this iPhone series models that can really improve its overall performance.
The iphone apps are available for different categories by considering the varied interests of users and the most popular iphone apps are offered for health and fitness, music, video editing, travel and dine, task management and a lot more.
Here are a few among the best apps you can download and install on your iPhone mobile.
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Instagram is a photo and video sharing platform launched in the year 2010. This app allows you to share your memorable or daily moments with your dear and near ones.
It is one of the most popular social media platforms in the world, thanks to tools like photo filters and hashtags. In 2012 this application was acquired by Facebook Inc.
- Direct messaging service
- IGTV to see longer videos from popular creators
- Status sharing that gets auto deleted within 24 hours
- Supports online shopping sites
Spotify is a music streaming and media services platform that assists you in listening to your favorite music and podcasts. Based in Sweden, this app has the largest music collection as compared to other iphone apps.
It was released in 2006 as an audio sharing platform, and now you can access thousands of podcasts too.
- Works in offline mode
- High sound quality
- Supports multiple platforms
Houseparty is a group video chatting service. Users will receive a notification when friends are online, called ‘in the house’ so that you can initiate a conversation with them.
This app was launched by Life on Air, Inc. in the year 2016. During the coronavirus disease, outbreak Houseparty saw a hike in the number of users.
- Real-time notification when a fiend is online
- One to one chatting service
- Play online games with friends
- Easy recording
4. Marco Polo
Marco Polo is a ‘video walkie talkie’ application that allows text messaging, social media interactions, and video chats. It is available both as a free or subscription-based service.
This app was released in 2015. It doesn’t allow the sharing of photos.
- Visual and voice filters are available
- Draw or add text to videos
- Messaging service- Polo
- Can re-watch old videos
Discord is a chat app, but mainly for creating communities ranging from gamers to businesses. It was released on May 13, 2015.
This application is popular among gamers. They can find each other, coordinate play, and even communicate with each other while playing.
- Organized channels
- Open voice channels
- All in one communication app- video calls, voice chat, and text messaging, etc.
- User-friendly interface
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A free messenger app that allows the sharing of multimedia. You can send text, voice messages, video calls, or files of any format without any issues.
Whatsapp was launched in 2009 by two developers Brian Acton and Jan Koum. It was acquired by Facebook in 2014.
- Live location sharing
- Share multimedia files
- Supports group chats
- No user names or pins
7. Google Maps
Google Maps is a web mapping service with location info on 220 countries and territories. It was released on 8th February 2005 bu Google Inc.
It is one of the best navigation apps with features like 360° interactive panoramic views, satellite imagery, street maps, traffic guidance, etc.
- Real-time traffic updates
- Route planning
- Automatic rerouting
- Offline maps
Also known as the ‘lip-syncing app’, Tik Tok is an app using with users can create and share creative short-form videos to the social network.
This Chinese video-sharing social networking was launched in the year 2016 and is owned by Beijing-based company ByteDance.
- Personalized feed
- In-app editing and geo-location sharing
- Live streaming.
- Duet Option
GroupMe is a group messaging app with over 12 million users around the globe. Launched in 2010, this app was acquired by Microsoft after one year.
You can also send and receive photos, videos, etc. Also, you can share real-time locations using this app. Up to 500 members are allowed in a group.
- End-to-end encryption
- Exclusive emojis
- Chat to users via the phone number or email address
- Control notification settings
10. Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Outlook is a personal information managing app. You can connect all your personal accounts such as email accounts, contacts, calendars, and other files in one app for convenient use.
Owned by Microsoft Inc. the latest version (March 2020) has added new features to attract business customers.
- Inbox management using filters and swipe gestures
- Integrations with other Microsoft platforms like Excel, Words, etc.
- Supports multiple time zones
- Payment and meeting reminders
Feedly is a news aggregator app. It aggregates all the news feed information from around the web into one application creating a smart reading platform.
This app was released by DevHD in the year 2008 named as Feeddo, a web extension.
- Personalized recommendations
- Simple interface
- Faster access to new info on the web via links
- Feeds on a wide range of categories
One of the most popular online video-sharing platforms. Users can view, like, and share their favorite videos. The majority of videos are available for free, but there is also a subscription model you can opt for.
It was launched in 2005 by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim. In 2016 this application was acquired by Google Inc.
- Personalized feed
- Subscriber Notifications
- Live streams
- Supports status uploads
Google search is a web search engine app owned and operated by Google Inc. You will get related images or data contained in databases in front of you while searching for a specific topic.
Google apps come handy every time you need to search or ask a question. You will get updated information on everything- technology, news, health, education, literally anything from this one application.
- Voice search
- Trending topics
- Personalized updates
- Access tools like calculators, translators, dictionaries within seconds
14. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is an augmented reality mobile game based on the famous fiction novel franchise by JK Rowling. Released in June 2019. It is developed by Niantic, Inc. and WB Games San Francisco.
The players have to play as wizards or witches to fight against a mysterious event called “The Calamity”. It comes with a lot of customized game tools.
- Customized wizarding world-inspired lenses, frames, accessories, stickers, etc.
- Play as a team
- Reality-based AR experience
Gmail is a free email service app that allows sending and receiving of messages and files. Its end to end encryption makes sure that all your sensitive information is safe and secure.
There are organized sections for inbox, trash, spams, drafts, etc. Works both in online and offline mode. This app was launched in 2004 by Google Inc.
- Instant push notifications
- Free storage of 15GB, premium account for more
- Allows multiple accounts in one app
- Automatic spam detection
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A video conferencing app by Skype Technologies launched in 2003. In 2011 this company was acquired by Microsoft. It allows users to communicate via videos, SMS, and voice calls. You can also share photos and similar multimedia files too.
In order to use skype, you need to register an account. You will have a unique Skype ID and a Skype username, using which you can access your account.
- Instant messaging
- Option to blur the background during a video chat interface using AI technology
- Up to 50 participants are allowed at a time(free)
- Screen sharing option
Messenger is a messaging app free of cost owned by Facebook. It was launched in August 2015, even though it was originally released as ‘Facebook Chat’ in 2008.
Here you can text, voice call, video chat, with your friends without any limit. Users can also interact with chatbots.
- Messenger Room that allows to video chat with up to 50 participants at a time.
- Send or receive money
- Send unlimited multimedia files
- End to end encryption
Snapseed is one of the professional photo editing apps for iPhone users. This app was developed by Nik Software and was acquire by Google in 2012.
It comes with amazing photo editing tools that can enhance your photos. Also, it has gesture-based interface which is very easy to use. Fine-tune your images for free.
- 29 In-built tools and filters
- Automatic color and contrast adjustment
- Allows to import RAW images
- Directly share edited images in social media platforms
Periscope is a live video streaming app. You can go live on this app and get a real-time response in the form of comments. Also, you can save or your live video for future use.
In 2015, this app was acquired by Twitter even before the developers Kayvon Beykpour and Joe Bernstein launched this product to the public.
- Interactive viewing experience
- Integration with Twitter
- Interactive map viewing
- Live streaming is available only for a maximum of 24 hours
Tinder is an online dating app helping you to find a life partner with the aid of technology. It was released in the year 2012 by Hatch Labs, a startup.
Here in this app candidates can create an account using their Facebook id or mobile number. The app will test the compatibility based on geographical location, mutual friends, common interests, etc and will show the matches. Users can accept or reject with a swipe.
- Swipe gesture- like by swiping right or pass by swiping left
- Tinder Gold
- Instagram integration
Viber is a cross-platform instant messaging app owned by Japanese based company Rakuten. This free application allows users to make free calls, text and video messages, pictures, etc to other Viber users.
Also, they can make international calls to unregistered phone numbers for low rates. Viber supports some online games that you can play with other Viber contacts.
- Instant messaging
- Allows group or public chat
- Automatically deletes secret chat after reading
- A varied collection of GIFs and stickers
22. Google Chrome
Most popular cross-platform web browser around the globe. It is fast, user-friendly, and secure. This app comes with a built-in Google safe browsing feature.
The chrome app is of two types. The first one is a hosted app with their background web pages on a remote server and the second is packaged with off-line functionality.
- Incognito Mode
- Easy navigation between tabs
- Can play Media Files
- Built-in Google translate
It is a multimedia messaging app launched in 2011. Using this app you can send and receive pictures and videos, known as ‘snaps’ in Snapchat world. These files will disappear after they’re read/viewed.
Also, you can add visual filters, AR-based lenses, stickers, Bitmoji’s or other effects while taking the photo, making it an interesting one.
- Private cloud storage area for free
- Show live location- Snap map
- Friendship profiles
- Story broadcasting
Facebook is a social media platform with around 2.6 billion monthly active users. You can share daily updates, photos, in the ‘Wall’ and engage with friends, and communities free of cost. Also, the personalized news feed will regularly update with the life and activities of your friends.
Founded in 2014 by a bunch of students at Harvard College, it is one of the Big Five technology companies.
- Facebook timeline showing profile content based on year, month, or date.
- Likes and reactions, enhancing user interaction
- Online games
- Facebook market place
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There are a lot more apps for iPhone model that can really transform the way people can use the gadget in their daily life. Other than these categories, you can go for apps for watching sports, gaming, social media connections, news apps, painting, arts, sky watching, quick booking and a lot more.
You can have a look at the Apple app store to search for more iphone apps of your interest. More and more apps are being developed every year to help people to have the best iPhone usage experience. Make sure that you get the apps from the official iphone app store to enjoy the original version of the apps.