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List Rules Upvote the most indispensable mobile apps on either Android or iOS.

The most indispensable mobile apps are those that, for whatever reason, people just can't seem to function without. These are the apps that are used on a daily basis, allowing smartphone or tablet owners to perform important tasks. From Gmail to Evernote to Dropbox, the mobile apps listed here are considered by many to be so important, they're virtually essential. Be sure to vote for the most indispensable mobile apps that you believe are the best, and vote down any apps that don't seem all that necessary. Also, you can add your own most needed mobile apps to the list.

How did we ever function without mobile apps? From being able to communicate instantly with anyone around the globe to paying for our coffee, apps have become such a key part of our lives that it's almost difficult to remember what life was like without them. The best mobile apps can increase productivity, help us store media and save a ton of time. They can wake us up, put us to sleep and allow us to catch up with our (essential) TV viewing. There's an app for everything, it seems. And also that's why some are must-have apps and some are better left undownloaded.

With thousands of mobile apps available, many have become so indispensable that we can't go one day without using them for something. That's what this list is all about, so start voting. And, if you're interested, check out this list of the most indispensable Android apps, too. Just a word of caution about these must-have apps however--not all of them may be available for your chosen mobile operating system.

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441 92
Google Maps is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

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387 102
YouTube is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

3
577 314
Thechive.com is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
texastundra08 added theCHIVE

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353 186
Facebook is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

5
279 142
Gmail is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

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239 150
Netflix is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

7
239 162
Google Chrome is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

8
222 162
The Weather Channel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

9
228 169
Pandora Radio is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

10
145 149
Amazon.com is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

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145 163
Dropbox is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

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99 96
IMDB is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
AlisonKerr added IMDB

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85 80
iMessages is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
EthanLee added iMessage

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160 213
Twitter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

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129 167
Adobe Flash Player is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
Adobe Flash Player

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129 175
Instagram is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

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93 119
WhatsApp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
OscarCasta├▒on added Whatsapp

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116 165
Spotify is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
Donatella added Spotify

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73 99
Shazam is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
AlisonKerr added Shazam

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99 155
Kindle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

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26 20
Messenger is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
UnbreakableNacho added Messenger

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52 86
Pinterest is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
cookyli added Pinterest

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24 32
Outlook is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
Garret Hoffman added Outlook

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75 156
iBooks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

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11 14
Ranker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
julian-matthias added Ranker

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77 165
Wi-Fi Finder is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

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10 12
eBay is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

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14 22
Uber is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
UnbreakableNacho added Uber

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40 82
Yelp is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
duker added Yelp

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74 163
Google Voice Search is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

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9 12
BBC News is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
julian-matthias added BBC News

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14 25
Snapchat is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
UnbreakableNacho added Snapchat

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8 11
SoundCloud is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
julian-matthias added SoundCloud

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4 2
CNN is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
AmaryllisG added CNN

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7 10
Reddit is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

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3 1
TripAdvisor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
AmaryllisG added TripAdvisor

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28 63
GoodReads is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
Dark Ether added GoodReads

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2 1
Wire Browser is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
Seokho Seo added Wire Browser

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6 11
Clean Master is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
julian-matthias added Clean Master

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6 12
RunKeeper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

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1 1
Mobdro is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
bigcraig added Mobdro

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1 1
Truecaller is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
bigcraig added Truecaller

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1 1
Showbox is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
bigcraig added Showbox

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4 9
Weather Underground is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
EvanSiroky added Weather Underground

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62 154
Evernote is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked

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5 12
ESPN News App is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
julian-matthias added ESPN News App

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5 13
Battery Doctor is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
julian-matthias added Battery Doctor

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5 13
LinkedIn is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
LinkedIn

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12 32
Fitbit is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked
Garret Hoffman added Fitbit

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58 150
Google+ is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Must-Have Indispensable Mobile Apps, Ranked