Your smartphone may have plenty of features, but they’re certain things that you might miss and that’s where apps come in. There are millions of apps in the Google Play Store, and you can find almost any app you want. But choosing the right app might be a tricky task for you, and that’s why I have come here to help you. I have carefully handpicked the best android apps that I think will be useful for you in 2020.

Note: I will keep updating this article whenever I find any new android app that would fit right for this article.

Top 10 Best Android Apps in 2020 (Part 2)

  1. Your Phone Companion
  2. Background Eraser
  3. Pixaloop
  4. Wallcraft
  5. Dolby On
  6. Verticons
  7. True Amps
  8. SplitCloud
  9. Office Lens
  10. Transparent Clock & Weather

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1. Your Phone Companion

Your Phone Companion - Android

Size38 MB
Downloads100M+
Ratings4.1
PriceFree
OriginUSA

If you have a Windows 10 PC or laptop, then you must have this app. With this app, you can access most of your phone’s data from your Windows PC. All you have to do is just sign-in to your Microsoft account on this app and link it with Your Phone App on your Windows 10 PC.

Here are a few things you can access on Windows 10 PC after linking to an android phone:

  1. Notifications: You can see all your phone’s notifications on your Windows 10 PC and you can even reply to messages directly from the notification without even touching the phone. You can also clear the notification within the app which will clear the notifications from the android phone too.
  2. Messages: Here you can check all your phone’s messages and you can even send or reply to messages. You can also add emojis, gifs, and photos in your messages.
  3. Photos: In this tab, you will see all of your phone’s camera and screenshot photos which you can directly save to your PC.
  4. Calls: If your PC has Bluetooth then you can easily make and receive calls from your PC.

Your Phone - Windows 10

Well, there are many other cool things you can do on your Windows 10 PC by installing the “Your Phone Companion” app on your Android devices but I can’t explain all those features in this article since it requires a separate article on this topic. Overall, Your Phone Companion App is the best android app for all those people who have Windows 10 PC or laptop.

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2. Background Eraser

Background Eraser for Android

Size3.3 MB
Downloads50M+
Ratings4.6
PriceFree
Origin

Also featured in – 10 Best Background Remover Apps (Android/iPhone)

This one is the most popular and best background remover app available in the Play Store, with over 50 million downloads. The app is super light and has no fancy design but still manages to do its job easily.

Erasing background app is super easy to use, just use the auto eraser tool and it will automatically remove the background from the image. Although sometimes the app may fail to auto-erase background photos due to the different shades of colors in the background. So in a few cases, you need to manually remove the background images.

Overall, the app works just fine and if you’re low on storage on your smartphone, then this app is for you since the app size is just 3.3 MB.

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3. Pixaloop

Pixaloop - Android

Size97 MB
Downloads10M+
Ratings4.2
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginIsrael

If you want to bring your photos to life, then you should seriously consider the Pixaloop app. This app can convert any photos into an animated photo with few taps. It has features like:

  1. Animate: Here you can choose which part of the photo to be animated and which part to be excluded including the speed of the animations. You can also set an animation in Boomerang style just like you have seen on Instagram.
  2. Sky: If your photo has a sky in the background, then you will love this feature. It has plenty of animated skies templates that you can use to change the background of the sky to cloudy, rainbow, sunset, storm, and many more.
  3. Effects: It has a few animated effects which you can use on the photos.
  4. Elements: Pixaloop has a huge collection of animated elements that you can use to make your photos more lively.

Pixaloop - GIF

There are a few other features you can use like overlays, sound effects, camera FX, and filters. Although to access all the features of the Pixaloop you have to subscribe to their Pro Plan. Overall, Pixaloop is a great photo animation app that will make your Instagram post stand out from others.

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4. Wallcraft

Wallcraft - Android

SizeVaries with device
Downloads50M+
Ratings4.2
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginRussia

I recently installed the Wallcraft app and instantly fell in love with this app, and now it is one of my favorite android apps. The app has over 10,000+ Full HD wallpapers; 5,000+ wallpapers for 2K screen and more than 1,000+ 4K wallpapers for smartphones.

And the best part is the app only shows wallpapers that are suitable for the size of your screen. Also, I have not seen a single wallpaper that is low in quality, which generally I have seen on other wallpaper apps.

Other than that it also features Parallax wallpapers which simply look amazing and just for the parallax wallpapers I purchased their Pro version. Speaking of Pro version, by subscribing to their Pro plans you get:

  • No Ads
  • Exclusive Wallpapers
  • Double Wallpapers
  • Parallax Wallpapers

If you are not able to purchase their pro plan, that’s ok. The app still has plenty of high-quality wallpapers that you can use for free.

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5. Dolby On

Dolby On - Android

Size68 MB
Downloads500K+
Ratings4.3
PriceFree, Digital purchase
OriginUSA

Dolby On is a free voice recording app that will help you record songs, sounds, voice memos, and many more with incredible audio quality. The app automatically minimizes background noise and improves your audio quality.

I have tested the app by myself and I have noticed the difference in the audio quality. In normal voice recording I was hearing background noises but while using Dolby On the audio was much cleaner and better.

You can also customize your recording by using Sound Tools through which you can choose the perfect tone for your recording, Turning On/Off Noice Reduction, Increasing/Reducing Bass, Trim Recording, and so on. Overall, I had a good experience while using Dolby On and the User Interface of the app is also clean.

Also, it will not take much time to go through all the features of the app and if you are using a smartphone for your audio recording, then you should give this app a try once.

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6. Verticons

Verticons - Android

Size27 MB
Downloads100K+
Ratings4.6
PriceFree, Paid
OriginIndia

Are you tired of seeing the same old circular or square shape icons? Then why not try Verticons. It has a unique icon shape and design which makes it stand out from other icon packs. Also, the app has over 1500 icons in its arsenal and if you want more than 4000+ icons with regular updates, then you also can buy a paid version of the app.

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7. True Amps

True Amps - Android

Size6.7 MB
Downloads100K+
Ratings4.4
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginCanada

You may have seen on many smartphones with OLED display having cool looking Always-On display feature but those phones come with limited functions and few don’t even come with the always-on feature. That’s where True Amps comes for the rescue.

Whether you have a phone with an LCD display or OLED doesn’t matter True Amps will work perfectly fine. It comes with a wide variety of customization features like changing font style, charging style, custom colors, display notification icons, and many more.

Currently, the app has 4 charging style animations – Sphere, Wave, Orbit, and Particles. Although as of now you can only use Sphere charging animation for free while the other styles require you to unlock the Pro version of the app and the price of the Pro version is quite cheap especially if you are in India where it cost around Rs. 36.

Overall, if you were looking for the best Always-On display app then True Amps is one of the best free android apps for you which only runs when the device is charging and consumes very fewer system resources.

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8. SplitCloud

SplitCloud - Android

Size53 MB
Downloads500K+
Ratings4.2
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginUS

If you ever had to share headphones with a friend or partner, then this app might come in handy. SplitCloud is one of the best music player app for android that let you listen to two different songs at once. To test that, I plugged my earphone and tried to play two music at once, and as expected the app was working flawlessly. I was listening to one song from the left earpiece while the other song from the right earpiece.

Other than that, the UI of the app is clean, and if you want, you can also use one music player at a time in fullscreen mode. In addition, both music player comes with adjustable volume, shuffle, and repeat functions. Also, you can play music either from Soundcloud or from your phone’s storage.

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9. Office Lens

Office Lens - Android

SizeVaries with device
Downloads10M+
Ratings4.7
PriceFree
OriginUS

Office Lens by Microsoft is a free document scanner app that can scan a document, business card, and whiteboard. The app automatically detects a document and it will automatically crop it for you. Furthermore, it also comes with few editing features like rotate, crop, text, and filters.

And if you are a Microsoft Office user, then it will save a lot of your time. You can directly save the scanned document to OneDrive, OneNote, Word, and PowerPoint. Other than that, the app also comes with an Immersive Reader feature that can scan all the text from the document and display in reader view.

You can use this feature to copy-paste text or translate the text to your preferred language. So if you are looking for the best document scanner app for android, then Office lens is for you.

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10. Transparent Clock & Weather

Transparent Clock & Weather

Size25 MB
Downloads50M+
Ratings4.6
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginCyprus

Transparent Clock & Weather app is one of my favorite android apps, not because of the weather information it provides but because of its widget. The widget of this app simply looks gorgeous and clean looking, and you can get the widget in all sizes.

Furthermore, the widget has a wide variety of customization available such as widget skins, weather icon skins, time fonts, font sizes, font colors, and many more. You can also display things like location, next alarm, wind speed, humidity, next event, system information, and so on.

As for the weather information, well the app provides Local weather forecasts for your current location and it automatically detects your location as you travel and displays accurate, real-time weather reports. You can also check detailed weather forecasts for today, tomorrow, or the next 10 days and stay prepared for good or bad weather.

So you can either use this app just to check the weather or use its widgets to customize your home screen it’s up to you.

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Top 10 Best Android Apps in 2020 (Part 1)

  1. Nova Launcher
  2. SMS Organizer
  3. Files by Google
  4. TunnelBear
  5. PicsArt
  6. TempMail
  7. Walli
  8. KineMaster
  9. MX Player
  10. Google Keep

1. Nova Launcher

Nova Launcher

SizeVaries with device
Downloads50M+
Ratings4.6
OriginUSA
PriceFree, Paid

Also featured in – 15 Best Android Launchers

Let’s start with something that the very first thing you look on your smartphone – The Home Screen. Android phones are highly customizable therefore you will see many android launchers in the play store and there is one launcher that has stayed in this segment for very long and still dominating – Nova Launcher.

Nova Launcher is one of the most popular Launcher apps for Android. It has a wide variety of customization features available that most of the launcher lack. Not only can you customize your home screen and app drawer but also folders, icons, animation speed, and so on.

You can also enable night mode in the launcher that has the option to change the search bar, app drawer, drawer icon, and folders to a dark theme. And if you want to access the full features of the nova launcher, you can also download their paid version that has features like double-tap to lock, hide apps, change icon size, and so on.

I have been the user of Nova Launcher for many years and I would definitely recommend you try this app.

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Download Nova Launcher Prime

2. SMS Organizer

SMS Organizer for Android

Size19 MB
Downloads1M+
Ratings4.5
OriginUSA
PriceFree

SMS Organizer by Microsoft is another best android app you should consider. This SMS app will help you keep your all messages well organized and will only show messages that are important to you. The app also has a separate tab for “Offers” where you will all sorts coupon codes on bills, foods, travels, and many more which will help you save a few bucks.

And to make the app look more appealing they also provided with theme feature where you have plenty of themes to choose from and it also has support for dark mode.

Other Features of  SMS Organizer are:

  • You can set message rules like when your older OTP, promotional, and blocked messages to be deleted automatically. This feature will save a lot of your time since you don’t have to manually delete any SMS.
  • You have many options in the notification section where you can choose which type of SMS notification should show. In my case, I have turned off promotional SMS since I receive these types of SMS a lot.
  • You can also backup up all your SMS to Google Drive. So even if you lose or switch to the new device, you can always restore.

Download SMS Organizer

3. Files by Google

Google Files for Android

Size11 MB
Downloads500M+
Ratings4.6
OriginUSA
PriceFree

Files is a free file manager app from Google. It helps you to find and manage files easily. The app can also display hidden files and few cleanup suggestions which will help you to clean many of your junk files in well-organized tabs.

And rather than installing separate apps like ShareIt, Xender, and so on for file sharing, you can use this app since it has a built-in file sharing feature which also saves a few spaces on your phone. Furthermore, the Files app is from Google itself, so you will have a better user experience with no annoying ads.

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4. TunnelBear

TunnelBear for Android

SizeVaries with device
Downloads10M+
Ratings4.3
OriginCanada
PriceFree, In-App Purchase

TunnelBear is a free VPN app for android that will protect your online privacy and helps you access your favorite websites and apps securely. There are many VPN apps in Play Store which offer completely free or paid VPN services, but with free service, you get only limited countries access. Whereas TunnelBear offers a free 500 MB of data usage per month with access to many countries like the United States, United Kingdom, India, Australia, and many others along with fast internet speed.

And if you run out of usage limit, then you can either wait for next month’s renewal or upgrade to their unlimited plans where you get features like (depending on plans)

  • Unlimited secure browsing
  • 5 connected devices
  • Priority customer service
  • Dedicated account manager
  • Centralized team billing and management

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5. PicsArt

PicsArt Photo Editor for Android

SizeVaries with device
Downloads500M+
Ratings4.3
OriginUSA
PriceFree, In-App Purchase

Also featured in – 10 Best Photo Editing Apps for Android

PicsArt is one of my favorite android photo editing apps and I have been using it for over 5 years since it offers all the necessary features that I want without having to install a separate photo editor app. The app has an easy-to-use interface and will not take much time to explore all the features.

You can find all the essential photo editing tools like rotate, crop, contrast, saturation, and much more. But for those who want to take their photo to a different level, the PicsArt has plenty of effects such as sketch, blur, artistic, glitch, and so on. You also get a dedicated tool “Beautify” to make minor changes on your face like face fix, remove wrinkles, changing skin tone or hair color, etc.

Other features of PicsArt are

  • You can find almost any stickers you want.
  • With one click, you can turn your full-size image to fit in square size for Instagram Post.
  • Minor features like drawing, adding lens flare, shape mask, frame, and so on.

PicsArt also has paid subscriptions known as PicsArt Gold ($3.99/month) through which you will get access to all the features like unlimited brushes, 100+ filters, video editor, tools, no ads, and many more. Overall, PicsArt is a great photo editing app, and you should definitely try.

Download PicsArt

6. TempMail

TempMail for Android

Size8.6 MB
Downloads1M+
Ratings4.7
OriginIsrael
PriceFree, In-App Purchase

TempMail is one of the best android apps on this list, and you should have it on your smartphone. If you are asking, why? Well, first of all, the app provides a disposable temporary email address and what you can do is if you find any website or app that is asking for an email id and you have security or privacy concern then you can use this temporary email and you will able to receive emails including photos or any other attachments.

Second, you will be able to keep your primary or main email id safe from spam mails, advertising mails, email hacking, and phishing attempts.

Third, you can also generate a new email address instantly without any limitations.

All these features you are getting it for free with no registration needed. But if you want, you can also subscribe to their premium plan which features:

  • Custom email names
  • Multiple mailboxes
  • In-app emails view
  • Premium domains
  • Extended email storage
  • Premium support
  • Ad-free

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7. Walli

Walli

Size21 MB
Downloads10M+
Ratings4.7
OriginBulgaria
PriceFree, In-App Purchase

Also featured in – 10 Best Wallpaper Apps for Android

When you unlock your smartphone the very first thing you see is your wallpaper. A good wallpaper can change the overall looks and feel of your smartphone, and if you were looking for a good wallpaper app, then Walli is the best free app for Android. It has a huge collection of high-quality wallpapers.

Walli team handpicks artists around the world so you can always get the top quality wallpapers for your devices. Inside the app, you will see 4 main sections: Featured, Recent, Popular, and Categories. It also has an image playlist feature where you can set playlist as home & lock screen wallpaper on your smartphone.

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8. KineMaster

KineMaster for Android

Size87 MB
Downloads100M+
Ratings4.4
OriginSouth Korea
PriceFree, In-App Purchase

KineMaster is a powerful video editor for android and is one of the most popular video editor apps in the Play Store. You can edit videos on the go and is also easy to use and has features like voice changer, extract audio, transitions, effects, trim, overlays, etc. It also has its store known as KineMaster Asset Store where you can download additional effects, transitions, stickers, and fonts.

Although the app is free, it still comes with ads and watermarks. So if you want to remove it, you have to subscribe to KineMaster Premium. Besides, you will also get access to all premium features and over 1000+ premium assets from the store. So if you are a video editor, then you should seriously consider KineMaster.

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9. MX Player

MX Player

SizeVaries with device
Downloads500M+
Ratings4.4
OriginSingapore
PriceFree

MX Player has been in the Google Play Store over many years and is one of the best video player app for android devices. Your phone has a built-in video player app, but it generally comes with limited features and video format support, but with MX player you can play almost all types of videos. In addition to that, you can directly download subtitles while watching a movie.

MX Player (Video)

You can also use the app to listen to music and watch online web series, movies, tv shows, sports, and so on for free with few ads. There is also a separate tab for games where you can earn coins while playing games and use it to watch premium movies or redeem exclusive coupons.

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10. Google Keep

Google Keep for Android

SizeVaries with device
Downloads500M+
Ratings4.4
OriginUSA
PriceFree

If you are a person who generally forgets everything or maybe likes to keep important notes in organized ways, then Google Keep will help you to manage all these across all devices. You can easily create notes and add pictures, voice notes, lists, and drawing in it.

The app interface is simple, easy-to-use, and will sync across all of your devices so you don’t have to worry whether you are accessing Google Keep on a smartphone, tablet, or desktop.

There is another cool feature that most of you guys will love, you can set reminders on notes based on time and location so that you don’t miss important things.

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Conclusion

These were the list of 20 best android apps in 2020. All the apps are in random order and you can choose any app that you think might be useful for you. Now comment down below which app you are going to install from this list.

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