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Smartphones The Most Indispensable Android Apps  

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List Rules Apps that you need to use regularly

The most indispensable Android apps allow users to perform almost any task from their smartphones and/or tablets, with just a few clicks. Whether it's an app that helps prevent sloppy typing (SwiftKey 3 Keyboard) or one that helps users find exactly where they need to go (Google Maps), these are the Android apps that many would be lost without. What are the most important Android apps you use? Vote them up! And add any apps to this list that you absolutely must have to function on a daily basis -- whether it's for business, or pleasure.

What defines "indispensable," anyway? It's an app for Android that provides some key function that you almost have to use to do anything. Certainly Words With Friends is fun, but is it truly indispensable? Probably not. Adobe Flash Player 11, however, is needed. Gmail is really important for communication. Arguments can be made that one app or another isn't truly indispensable, but that depends on the person. Don't let that stop you from adding Instagram because you love it, or Twitter if you can't stand to not know what everyone's doing all the time.

Now, it's time to vote: You decide what Android apps are the ones you'd be totally lost without.

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YouTube is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
YouTube

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Google Chrome is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
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Gmail is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
Gmail

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117 83
Facebook is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
Facebook

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98 78
Netflix is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
Netflix

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Street View on Google Maps is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
Street View on Google Maps

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Pandora Radio is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

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Adobe Flash Player 11 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
Adobe Flash Player 11

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The Weather Channel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
The Weather Channel

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57 73
Imdb is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
hbg1968 added Imdb

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Amazon.com is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

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61 85
Instagram is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

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Google+ is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

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Clean Master is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
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The Best Apps for Messing With Someone's Life

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Voice Search is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

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Kindle for Android is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

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Twitter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

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Skype is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
Skype

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Dropbox is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
Dropbox

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Google Play Music is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

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Wire Browser is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
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Waze is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
hbg1968 added Waze

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MemoStrap is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
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Google Docs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

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Aliexpress is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
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Evernote is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

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ES File Explorer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
bgpcdoctor added ES File Explorer

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MyCalendar Free is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

Essential Software/Apps We Can't Live Without

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SwiftKey 3 Keyboard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

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HBO Go is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

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Polaris Office is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
hbg1968 added Polaris Office

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Root Explorer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

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Maxthon Cloud Browser is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
adam110586 added Maxthon Cloud Browser

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Navigon Navigation is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
hbg1968 added Navigon Navigation

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Titanium Backup PRO Key is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
Titanium Backup PRO Key

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Documents to Go 3.0 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
Documents to Go 3.0

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Drippler is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
hbg1968 added Drippler

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Poweramp is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

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Thumb Keyboard is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

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Beautiful Widgets is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

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glympse is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
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Intuit GoPayment is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

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My Tracks is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
harshana.ada added My Tracks

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LogMeIn Ignition is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps

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Trapster is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Indispensable Android Apps
hbg1968 added Trapster