10 Best Free Android Apps of All Time (Useful Apps in 2021)

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Larious is the Executive Editor of LowkeyTech. He is a tech enthusiast and a content writer. 





Last Updated on April 2, 2021 by Larious

Android is right now the most popular mobile operating system. Compared to every other mobile OS, Android provides users far more customization options and features. Not only that, but the app availability is also relatively high on Android. Android’s biggest strength is its app ecosystem.

Just take a brief look at the Google Play Store; you will find apps for different purposes. On techviral, we have already shared lots of articles on Android apps like best utility apps, best file managers for Android, etc. Today, we will be listing a few Android apps available for free.

List of Best Free Android Apps of All Time

It’s worth noting that these are the best free Android apps available on the Google Play Store. Any old or new Android user should use these apps because they were supposed to help you somehow. So, let’s check out the best all-time list of free Android apps.

1. Evernote


Evernote has everything that you need to manage your everyday work. From memos to random thoughts, you can capture almost everything with Evernote. Evernote is one of the top-rated productivity apps that can bring discipline into your life. With Evernote, you can create notes, keep journals, create a to-do list, set reminders for tasks, and more. Additionally, Evernote comes with cross-platform support. That means you can access your saved data from anywhere, regardless of the device.

2. Gboard


For those who don’t know, Gboard is Google’s official keyboard app made for Android. It’s a lightweight keyboard app that offers lots of essential features. The good thing is that it’s absolutely free. Some of the key features of Gboard include gesture typing, voice typing, GIF support, theme support, etc.

3. Google Drive

Google DriveGoogle Drive

If you use Google suite to carry out your day-to-day work, you need to give Google Drive a try. Google Drive integrates many Google apps like Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Sheets, Google Photos, Google Keep, and more. The app is meant for those who deal with Spreadsheets, Google Docs, Slideshows, etc., at regular intervals.

4. Google Opinion Rewards

Google Opinion RewardsGoogle Opinion Rewards

Let’s admit; there are lots of premium Android apps available on the Play Store, which we want to download for free. This is where Google Opinion Rewards comes into play. It’s a survey app that pays you for answering questions. Once installed, the app will periodically send you notifications to answer questions. You will get credit for use in the Play Store every time you answer a survey question.

5. Google Maps

Google MapsGoogle Maps

As of now, there are hundreds of navigation apps available for Android smartphones. However, out of all those, Google Maps seems to be the best option. Google Maps for Android can help you get turn-by-turn direction, help you discover new places, and more. It also lists local restaurants, events, and activities near you. The latest version of Google Maps also got a dark mode option.

6. Google Pay

Google PayGoogle Pay

It’s a payment app from Google that can send money to friends, pay bills, and buy online. The payment app from Google works with your existing bank account. What’s more important is that it lets you pay anyone, even those who are not using Google Pay. If you live in India, let me tell you that Google Pay supports all banks in India that support BHIM UPI.

7. MX Player

MX PlayerMX Player

Just search for a media player on the Google Play Store, you will find countless apps over there. However, out of all media player apps, MX Player seems to be the best option. Guess what? MX Player can play almost all video and audio file formats. Apart from that, the MX player also supports hardware acceleration, multi-core decoding, pinch to zoom feature, and more. The latest version of MX player allows you to stream video content for free.

8. Truecaller


Want to identify the caller without picking up the call? Give Truecaller a try! It’s a Caller ID app for Android that tells you who is calling you. The app can help you detect spam and telemarketing calls easily. Apart from that, Truecaller also lets you block unwanted calls. The latest version of Truecaller also has a few smart messaging features.

9. Files by Google

Files by GoogleFiles by Google

Files by Google is another excellent Android app on the list made by Google. Guess what? Files by Google can help you free up storage space, help you find files faster, share files offline, and more. It’s a file management app that can help you find and delete duplicate contents stored on your smartphone. It also allows you to share your pictures, videos, docs, and apps with other nearby users via a WiFi connection.

10. YouTube


Well, YouTube is a video streaming app that lets you stream endless hours of video content. YouTube is right now the most prominent video streaming site on the internet. Google backs the site, and it serves as a platform for content creators. So, if you are bored and searching for means of entertainment, then YouTube might be your best friend.

These are some of the best free Android apps available on the Play Store. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also. If you know of any other useful apps like these, let us know in the comment box below.


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