10 Apps that Made India ‘appy in 2017

by November 13, 2017 0 comments

Delve into the Universe of mobile applications and learn which ones made it to the list of 10 most popular apps of 2017.

Ever wondered about the day when your mobile applications became an integral part of your life? Or how the small icons on your smartphone’s display started playing a crucial role in your everyday routine?

Let us ponder over this thought. The applications on your phones are not just mere service providing tools but immortal beings who don’t breathe. Checking phone for WhatsApp message, sending snap on snapchat, sharing photographs over Instagram or listening to music on several online applications has become an innate quality in today’s generation.

Also, if we go by the 106-page report shared by Hootsuite and We Are Social, more than one-third of the world’s population has access to mobile applications. Smartphone applications have transformed the way we live. People spend majority time of their day on these apps.

Now, without wasting further time, let us discuss the 10 most popular apps that have created a special mark in people’s lives in the year 2017.


Snapchat, the image sharing app is the fastest way to share a message. The recent controversy relating to its CEO shaming India by calling ‘poor india’ has got Snapchat incredible fame. Though, it was still amongst the favourite mobile applications for youngsters. Its features like sharing private messages, sharing images, clicking perfect selfies, re-watching stories, limited life of messages, keeping up-to-date news about celebrity gossip, following celebrities and the list goes on has made people crazy for snapchat. It is a must application for your phone.


Instagram is for Instagrammers. Since debut, Instagram has grown tremendously in its popularity and has become globally the second most famous social media network. Instagram has more than 500 million active users, who are very much in love with this platform. The visual sharing feature has made Instagram the favourite app of many. The reason for being such a loved app is that Instagram is fun, friendly, social, visual and an interesting stage to be a blogger, such as food, travel, fashion or health blogging.


The present world has a new way of living; living that is fast-paced gives limited time to perform tasks. This change has also changed the way people want to read their news and paved way for Inshorts App. Inshorts declutters and delivers you the latest updates in just 60-words. This app gives short news for the mobile generation. Since its launch in 2013 by its founders – Azhar Iqubal, Deepit Purkayastha and Anunay Arunav it has come a long and gained its deserved fame and respect. Now, you don’t have enough excuses to not to keep yourself updated.


Bob Marley once said, ‘One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain’. This is how music hits you on Saavn music app. Just as the name suggests, it sets the right cord like the weather in monsoon. Saavn music gives you a huge library of music to soothe your souls; online and offline for iOS and Android. Saavn has many songs streaming features such as setting the speed of streaming. It has a special option for radio station of your favourite singer. You can enjoy Saavn free trial version, to begin with, and later upgrade to its Saavn Pro Lite membership.


The experience turned into the vision of Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati changed the entire outlook of taxi service in India. Commuting from one place to another has become a cake-walk. Ola – the Indian online transportation company, has become the most sought-after transportation option for people in various cities of India. It is the most reliable on-demand taxi service. Also, safe and sound for women travellers. With taking special care of women security.


Did you know that you can never get bored if you have youtube app on your smartphone? Youtube works like therapy for many an addiction for some. Video has become the new form of creating content online. Youtube is the biggest video – sharing application. You can simply upload your favourite video and music and share it with the world. You can find the solution to any and every problem on youtube. Whether it is cooking or dance, you can learn from youtube videos. Youtube has created celebrities such as Bhuvan Bam, Tanmay Bhat, Sahil Khattar, Sanjay Thumma, Abish Mathew and many more.

Pokemon Go

‘Pokemon Pokemon Everywhere’: Pokemon Go – for the young gamer boy in you. It is a free-to-download and free-to-play game. Pokemon Go is defined as ‘locationbased augmented reality game’ that was developed by Niantic to be played on iOS and android processors. The game is played in way that it uses the GPS on your phone that eventually is used to locate, capture, battle and train the virtual being popularly known as Pokemon. When they are located they appear to be at the same real location of the player, who is playing the game. Even after facing criticism, the Pokemon Go app managed to stimulate the youngsters on a Global scale.


Keep calm and download Foodpanda to satiate your hunger pangs. Foodpanda is an online platform that offers you a sea of choices in terms of the best restaurants around your locality. It delivers the food you ordered at your doorstep. Foodpanda has the most extensive reach in our nation. It covers Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and several other cities. It can easily be downloaded in iOS, android and windows phone. According to the reviews shared online, foodpanda is one of the most preferred app to order food online. It gives lucrative offers and makes transactions easy as pie.

IRCTC Rail Connect App

Travelling through rail has been made easy, simple and quick with IRCTC’s rail connect application. Considering the difficulty people have been facing while getting there rail tickets get booked, the decision of creating such an app took place. With IRCTC Rail Connect App you can comfortably book tickets at anytime and anywhere. It is a government app created by Subir Agrawal, he believes the structure of the app is created in a way to give the users a neat and smooth experience.

Amazon Prime Video

A very good news for the couch potatoes. Here is another app that is completely equipped to entertain you. After netflix and hotstar, it is time for fever of Amazon prime videos. Watch the latest hollywood and bollywood movies and TV serial according to your favourite genre. Mark the calendar for thursday night football schedule. And don’t miss out on the amazon original web-series and stand-up comedy videos on prime videos. It has enormous stock of cartoons and educational videos also for your little ones.

In a world where either the person is sleeping or connected, you can understand the worth and importance of mobile applications. And I hope after reading the above article, those who don’t have any of these applications will also click the download button.

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