Now, why we call our mobiles as "Smartphone"? It is just because, their use is not just effective for elders but also helpful for college students. Keeping informative and educational apps will definitely help you enhance your focus. Such apps are usually kept either free or affordable to college students who are not independent to earn for themselves.
Now, before moving further and finding out which apps should be added in your mobile phone, the first check is there any official university app launched by your college, university or institute, etc. You could able to access your college calendar, events, courses, study materials, timetables and so on through such apps. Such information will help you connect with your campus and to have access to any online programs, seminars, webinars, etc. planned-by or planned-in your college.
Moving ahead, you might have installed a couple of social networking apps already like Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Skype, Twitter, etc. But these apps are just for fun and to stay connected with your buddies. But there are other apps are also available in the store which will elevate your educational profile. Here not only listed the study apps for high school students but also useful apps for college students that you must try.
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Top 25 Useful mobile apps for college students.Just take a look at the table showing the list of best mobile apps for college students along with short information, & their compatible operating systems:
|No.||App Name||App Info||Device|
|1.||Quizlet||Educational app & Quizlet games keeps you fresh.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|2.||Tasks||Google Task synchronization manage from any.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|3.||PhonePe||Keep track of money and make mobile payments online.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|4.||Pushbullet||Be connected with frinds from PC.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|5.||Prestigio eReader||Having a library of 50,000+ textbooks for students.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|6.||Scribd||Access to a wide range of books, documents.||Android, iOS and Kindle|
|7.||Dictionary.com||Ability to find 2M+ words, synonyms & antonyms.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|8.||NPTEL Lite||Large no. of study programs offered by IIT professors.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|9.||TED||Videos from successful people to inspire and motivate.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|10.||Mint||Financial management app to control your budget.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|11.||Chegg app||This is nothing but an online library.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|12.||Cliffs Notes||Best for interested in studying literature.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|13.||Evernote Notes||Manage deadlines, to-do lists & notes.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|14.||Dropbox Notes||A shared storage space to access from anywhere.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|15.||Instapaper Notes||Saves online materials & see them offline.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|16.||U Scanner||Convert that image to PDF documents.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|17.||WolframAlpha||Get information about physics or any sports.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|18.||BenchPrep Companion||Best apps for GMAT, MCAT, GRE, SAT entrance exams.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|19.||Babylon Translator||Quick translate in more than 75 languages.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|20.||Photomath||Camera to math problem, & find all solutions.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|21.||Kindle||Have access to numerous newspapers, books, & more.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|22.||Tiny Scanner||Converts the handwritten format to pdf document.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|23.||Lemon Wallet||Store digital copies of cards, ID, credit cards etc.||Android only|
|24.||EasyBib||Scan the barcode & it will then create citation accordingly.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|25.||Quikr||A job search app to find your dreamed job.||Android, iOS and Windows|
|26.||Tutorials Point||Try 150+ tutorials for web developers.||Android, iOS and Windows|
1. Quizlet app.
As per Google, more than 30 million students using Quizlet app on a monthly basis. This is because it's a leading educational app that makes studying history, languages, vocabulary, and science with a simple and effective approach. And yes, it's a free app too.
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2. Tasks app.
This app includes translations in over thirty languages. You can update, store and manage your task list from anywhere and at any time. Can also sync across all of your devices.
3. PhonePe app.
You can recharge your mobile phones, pay bills, transfer funds, etc. by using a PhonePe app. You can also apply coupon codes to earn extra cashback while doing the payments.
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4. Pushbullet app.
You will always be connected with your friends. Even you can reply to the messages from popular messengers like Whatsapp, Facebook, etc. by using Pushbullet. Just install the Pushbullet extension on your chrome browser and connect your mobile. You will start receiving mobile notification on your computer screen.
5. Prestigio Ebook Reader app.
|Prestigio Ebook Reader app|
The app also offers Speech-to-text functionality. You can read multiple eBook file formats including epub, html, fb2, fb2.zip, txt, pdf and so on. You can even create, edit and store your books, organized by desired criteria like author, type, series etc.
6. Scribd app.
In this app, you can create your own library where your favorite list of all your favorite notes, texts, books, documents etc. are stored and even you can share that with your friends also.
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7. Dictionary.com app.
You can also do voice search in this app. It also help you improve pronunciation with ease. It also notifies "Word of the day" so that you can use that in your day to day conversations and also help you increase vocabulary. So its good to have mobile dictionary than carrying heavy weight dictionary.
8. NPTEL app.
If you wish, you may enroll in their courses as well. Even you can give certification exams. Or even you can learn many things without joining any exam.
9. TED app.
You can even find subtitles in 100 languages. You can even download audios or videos so that you can listen or view them offline later and much more features.
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10. Mint app.
This allows you to keep track of your expenses. It also allows you to view all accounts, savings, credit cards, automatically add and categorize the transactions, etc.
11. Chegg app.
This will help you save your money which you usually spend on textbooks. You can easily search for the textbooks by its title, author, or even by scanning a barcode, etc.
12. Cliffs Notes app.
|Cliffs Notes app|
On top of this, this app also provides an audio version that you can listen during walks.
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13. Evernote app.
It also gives you access to those things wherever you go. Additionally, since its cloud storage, you can even access that from your PC or laptop.
14. Dropbox app.
Simply store into and access from Dropbox cloud storage whenever you struggle to find something in a hurry.
15. Instapaper app.
It also provides you bookmarking, also arranges a comfortable environment so that you should focus and read without any distractions. Even whatever you download, later you can see them OFFLINE.
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16. U Scanner app.
|U Scanner app|
This is the quickest way to create a PDF from an image. It simply scans the image and converts that in the pdf file.
17. WolframAlpha app.
It holds a wide range of algorithms and data so that it will be used to generate correct and precise answers to your queries.
18. BenchPrep Companion app.
|BenchPrep Companion app|
It will give you more than sufficient digital information, cards & study materials. You can even track your preparation level by giving online mock test too.
19. Babylon Translator app.
|Babylon Translator app|
It also provides a flash-card tool which will help you keep track of all vocabularies that you need. Such vocabularies will then lead to being the master in a language.
20. Photomath app.
You can then follow the step-by-step instructions to solve your problem. It supports almost all kinds of mathematical problems.
21. Kindle app.
Just download and install this app on your smartphone. You can go ahead and read everywhere & anytime. You will have access to numerous books, newspapers, textbooks & more.
22. Tiny Scanner or Scanner++ app.
You can even email or save it to the media library after it gets converted. You can even edit, crop, color, update the image before converting it to pdf.
23. Lemon Wallet app.
|Lemon Wallet app|
Therefore, you can check your details anytime and anywhere with this app.
24. EasyBib app.
On attractive thing with this app is that you can switch between MLA, APA, Chicago and even over 7000 citation styles. Those styles typically include Harvard, ASA, CSE formats and it's just in one click.
25. Quikr app.
This app is a job search app which will help you find the job as per your requirements. You can even post an advertisement to give a job to others as well. You can even use this app for reselling and buying used stuff from other people.
26. Tutorials Point app.
It will definitely help you understand what are coding or programming languages to be used while publishing tutorials, blogs etc.
I hope you will try above apps and you will definitely be happy with the kind of features give by these apps. Feel free to use the comment section below to get in touch with me anytime. Happy to hear from you.