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The 7 Most Popular and Useful iOS Apps of 2017

With over thousands of apps on the iTunes store, finding useful iPhone apps can be a nutcracker. Whether you have just picked up a new model of iPhone or you’re looking for app update, these 7 apps must have a place on your home screen.

From organizing, photo editing and note-taking to offering humongous variety, these apps made our iOS devices more useful. Here’s a round-up of the best & must-have iPhone applications:

7 Must-Install iOS App of 2017

  1. Square Cash

Splitting bills with flatmates, friends or colleagues can be a pain in the ass, especially when no one cares to carry cash. To easily bill splitting and take care of transactions, the Square Cash app was created by developers. This app allows instant money transfer for free between friends (with accounts in different banks as well).

To use this app, you only need to sign up and connect your payment card, then you can pay your friends instantly with a few easy steps.

The money automatically deposits in your friend’s bank account and is accessible right away. Other good alternatives to this app are Acrons, Mint, Venmo as well. Square Cash is one of the most downloaded apps on iTunes with 4+ rating.

  1. Evernote

Evernote is one of the most user-friendly apps ever. Specially customized to simplify workflow, this app is a virtual notebook you can carry everywhere.

The app can enter notes, handy texts, etc. directly in the app. Also, we get other styling features like font size, color, bold, italicize, text size, etc. The text size option can further be used to create headers, subheaders, and to highlight words and phrases.

It can also upload pages from physical notebooks, save images and articles from the internet, and track tasks.

This iOS app can even store audio files. Besides, whatever you add to Evernote is searchable. Therefore, you can find it quickly and easily the next day, week, or month (or for that matter, next year too). As per customer rating on iTunes, it is rated 4+ on the current version.

  1. Find My iPhone

You must have gone through the sinking feeling of not being able to find your phone in pocket. Here’s an app developed by the iOS team to lessen those worries – Find My iPhone.

Whether you drop your phone, it gets stolen, or is hiding under the pillow, this app will help you recover it. Not only does it show a detailed map with the device’s last location but also triggers an alarm for extra help in finding. Besides, the app, when commanded, wipes your private information so that your data doesn’t fall in wrong hands. Also, it is compatible for use on iPad, iPod touch, or Mac.

All you need to do is install and enable this app, that’s it! The app is rated 4+ on iTunes store. It is available in more than 10 languages for a user-friendly experience.

  1. Bitmoji

Although Bitstrips designed Bitmoji for both Android and Apple users, it has personalized the app for iOS users. You can create an avatar to represent yourself. This created avatar can be further used in colorful emojis when talking to friends.

This fun app allows sharing the avatar on Messenger, Facebook, Twitter, email, etc. You can also save a Bitmoji to your camera roll for sharing on other platforms. Avatars are split into sections based on mood, from funny and affectionate to happy and sad. Your most recently used Bitmojis will be displayed in the front and center of the app for easier repeated usage.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, this app is given 4-star rating by users of iDevices.

  1. yooSEND

Similar to Bump, yooSEND is created to share, send, and transfer files of all types and sizes like videos, photos, mp3, pdf, office documents, etc. Presenting an intuitive and easy to use base, this app allows easy select and send.

The main feature of this app is that it can send one or many files of any type and any size at the same time to various users at once. Also, this app doesn’t require 4G internet. You can easily set the files in pending mode and later download them when you have the internet availability. This app is rated 4+ on iTunes and is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

  1. Untappd

If you are a kind of party animal on the night streets, this app was specially created for you. Untappd lets you discover, explore and share great beers and venues with your friends. This app allows checking different beers, rating them, and even sending virtual cheers to your party mates around the world. Like Foursquare, you can find nearby bars with great selections, earn badges for different types of check-ins, upload photos, and share what you’re drinking with friends. Another fun app for weekends, right?

  1. Enlight

When we talk about the most vital apps on our phones, we can’t skip to mention a good photo editing app. Well, don’t get disheartened. Enlight is here to take care of your ‘less than perfect pictures’. The app provides natural photo editing filters and tools with easy controls.

Enlight provides premium photo editing which works well on mobile devices. Also, this app includes color and tone controls complete with masking features for flawless effect blending. Its customizable filters and special effects allow creation of fabulous pictures with an already capable camera. The app has 4+ rating.

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