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Top apps everyone should have on their phone

Apps are the soul of a smartphone, and say a lot about the person who owns it. When it comes to social media, productivity, health, fitness, entertainment, and games, the options are endless. We’ve put together a list of the top apps everyone should have on their phone.

Most popular social media apps

New apps come and go every day, but some stand the test of time. Over the last decade, social media has taken over the app world. The top five most popular apps of the last decade include:

  1. Snapchat
  2. Instagram
  3. WhatsApp
  4. Facebook Messenger
  5. Facebook

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Top apps for entertainment

You likely reach for your phone countless times a day and scroll through your apps. These are our picks for for curing boredom.

TikTok is among the most downloaded apps of 2022 so far. The dances, the trends, the tricks. It’s full of interactive fun. According to Wallaroo, U.S. users spend nearly an hour on the app daily.

YouTube TV is like cable-free live TV in an app. You can enjoy more than 70 channels right from your Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra.

Spotify is among the most popular music apps across various devices, including Apple Watch Series 7. It has a collection of millions of songs, podcasts, and guided meditations. Pair your smartwatch with a pair of wireless headphones to listen anywhere while you’re on the go.

Best apps for tablets

While most apps support smartphones and tablets, many are ideal on larger screens.

Adobe has some of the best apps for those who love to create. Use Samsung Galaxy Tab S8+5G to edit photos with apps like Photoshop Express, draw stuff with Illustrator Draw, read PDFs with Adobe Reader, and edit videos with Premiere Rush. The tablet’s large 12.4” screen delivers brilliant clarity even in broad daylight. It also includes an S Pen for all your designs.

Lake: Coloring Books is ideal for Apple iPad Pro users. The app has more than 80 coloring books, with illustrations created by indie artists. It even provides a daily coloring activity to help you unwind and relax.

Tablet users who enjoy lounging and binge-watching their favorite shows and movies should download the Hulu app. Or have a night of nostalgia with the Disney+ app. Enjoy the Disney+ bundle to access Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ free with select Unlimited plans.

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Top gaming apps

These apps will entertain you for hours if you’re looking for mobile games to help you pass the time.

Draw Something (for iOS and Android) will make you a hit at your next party. It’s similar to Pictionary, where one player draws, and others have to guess what the word is supposed to be.

Candy Crush (for iOS and Android) has topped the charts year after year. Pull out your Motorola Edge 5G UW when you’re bored, then switch and match candies to progress to the next level. Move your game to the big screen with Motorola’s Ready For feature. Just connect to your TV wirelessly, and you’re ready to go.

Heads Up (for iOS and Android) is charades with a fun twist. Just guess the word on your head as your friends shout clues. You can even use Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max to play with friends through Facetime.

Words With Friends (for iOS and Android) tests your vocabulary while playing against friends or strangers. You’ll have fun and might learn a new word or two.

Get your hands on the latest wireless devices with the help of our sales consultants. You’ll be set up with the best service, so you can download the apps you need in no time.

Visit your nearest store to find the best wireless devices to pair with all your favorite mobile apps.

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