Six apps you should have on your phone

New Delhi : The mobile industry has boomed since the last two decades and now, owning a smartphone is a default assumption. Whether you own an Android or an iOS phone, every smartphone today is populated by numerous apps to make your life simpler.

As of December 2017, the total number of apps on play store was recorded around a whopping 3.5 million. So, you can be assured that apps are here to stay and grow in the near future.

But when you have so many options in abundance, it can become a little confusing as to which app to have on your phone. Further, every individual is different and so are their needs and interests. With that said, here are six apps that everyone should have on their phone:


No matter what your interests are, everybody needs to eat. As we evolve to a more digital and futuristic society, it’s not a shock that you can now buy groceries online just like clothes.

Bigbasket is an app that allows you to purchase all kind of groceries from the comfort of your home, or wherever you feel comfortable, with just a few touches on the phone. From fruits and vegetables to toiletries, just add whatever you need to keep your house like a home in the cart and get it delivered right at your doorstep.

Using the Bigbasket app also rewards you with special discounts on products which you may not get outside the digital realm of Bigbasket. With cashback offers and irresistible discounts, Bigbasket is an app that can save you a lot of time, money and energy.


Ever since demonetisation, Paytm has been a saviour for a lot of people in our country. The muse of this app has spread like a wildfire and now, you can even pay for your cigarettes and chai at small tea stalls with your Paytm wallet.

Paytm is just not an app for you to make quick payments, you can also use their e-commerce store to shop from lifestyle clothing to gadgets and so much more. It also has features for you to make quick fund transfers, recharge your phone and pay bills.

If that’s not enough, you get special discounts at several restaurants when you use Paytm and the cash back offers with Paytm are also quite astonishing.


How many times have you faced problems finding a plumber or an AC repair guy? With the busy city life, it sometimes gets really frustrating in finding the right guy for a job at your home. And even when you do, their charges are always way out of proportions.

To deal with such mundane annoyments, you should keep Lifeasy in your phone. The platform literally makes your life easy. From plumbers, IT technicians to AC repair guys, you can practically find almost anything from Lifeasy’s catalogue of services.


Zomato offers a series of tasty restaurants, wherever you go. You can use the app to find out the tastiest eating places in your neighbourhood and read real reviews from the people who have experienced the food of a particular one. Scroll through the different menus offered by thousands of restaurant and pick your favourite.

Further, with Zomato Treats one can get free desserts and beverages on selected restaurants.


Whether you own a vehicle or not, it’s always good to have Ola on your phone. It offers one the comfort of an air-conditioned cab without any hassles or overpriced rate. You can also choose the kind of car you wish to travel in and you can always share your ride when facing a cash crunch.

Moreover, Ola uses your real-time location, making it easy for the driver to find your pickup and drop point. This also saves you the hassle of giving directions to the driver. So, just sit back, relax and enjoy your ride.


Bookmyshow allows you to book tickets for movies, events, festivals and so much more. It also gives you suggestions on the basis of your location, interests and other filters.

Just like any other modern-day app, you get tons of discounts, cashbacks and irresistible offers which you may not get any other way. So, book your tickets now. (ANI)