General suggest me good applications

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by umohan88, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. umohan88

    umohan88 New Member

    Nov 3, 2011
    Hi guys..i am a newbie to use android phone.
    Pls suggest me the most necessary applications which should be installed on my mobile which runs on android 2.3.4.


  2. Josh-SonyXperia

    Josh-SonyXperia Well-Known Member

    Feb 8, 2011
    Social media coordinator at Sony Mobile
    I'd also add Skype for the video calls, ColorNote, Voice Recorder, RealCalc, StopWatch.
  3. chok8853

    chok8853 Member

    Dec 24, 2011
    EVA - the extreme Virtual Assistant

    really cool, just like iPhone's Siri though not that good
  4. dragonizer9

    dragonizer9 New Member

    Jan 3, 2012
    Apps installed by me on my Xperia Neo V

    Root-only/Root Stuff

    Adfree- Block Ads in apps by clearing the ads cache and preventing it from going online.

    BusyBox Installer- Install BusyBox.

    CacheMate for Root Users Free- Clear Cache of system apps.

    RomToolbox- Multi-function must have app for root users. Includes Overclocker, Apps Manager, Boot Animation/Icon Changer.

    Root and Me Free- In case you need to tell your friends about rooting...

    Root Uninstaller- Uninstall anything, bloatware, junks and system apps, but you must be careful...

    Superuser- Auto Installs itself after you root your phone.
    NO LINK!

    Titanium Backup- Very useful backup app.

    Tools and Utilities

    Android Assistant- Kill Processes, monitor apps, Clean up phone. Non-root version of Rom Manager.

    App Shelf- Organise your apps into groups so they can be found easier.

    ASTRO File Manager- View Folders and files, in system and SD card. Backups also.

    Battery Indicator- Show the percentage of battery left on notifications bar.

    FlashLight- As it's name suggests. Uses camera flash light or screen led light.

    GeneralFaker- Fake Calls, messages and miss calls.

    HandyCalc- Calculator which can plot graphs, solve algebraic equations. CHEAT IN TESTS.

    HandyConverter- Units Converter, very useful, fun to play around too.

    Prehome- Same as Alt-Tab on computer.

    QR Barcode scanner- Scan/Generate Barcodes, QR Codes.

    S-Compass and Leveler- If you got lost in the wild, you can use the compass, the leveler is normally to show off...

    Shazam- Identifies playing music.

    Smart Measure- Calculate estimated height using trigonometry.

    StopTimer- Countdown and count up timers.

    Where's My Droid- In case you lost your phone, useful.

    The Games are fully based on preferences, so yeah, find it yourself.:D

    Oh, and my SD card is 8GB.
  5. singlanhn

    singlanhn Member

    Jan 5, 2012
    mainly the apps depends on your interests and usage. like for some users call recording is essential, likewise for others unit converter is essential. still u must have
    An antivirus
    SMS app(depends)
    mobile security (antitheft)
  6. maximusx8

    maximusx8 Member

    Jul 16, 2011
    True Apps do depend on your interests.. Some of the Apps iv got are..

    1.Handcent Sms (Free and Awesome App for Messaging If you do that a lot. With free themes as well)

    2. QuickPic (Free and Awesome App for your Pictures & Videos, even hides stuff which you dont want to share with people)

    3. Go Launcher EX (Free, if you dont like the standard Sony launcher with additional screens. You can download some of its themes of the Market. But not many themes are free)

    4.Pixlr-O-Matic - (Free App for editing all your pictures. I find it one of the best out there. Plus its free what more do you want)

    5. Juicedefender & Advanced Task Killer (both Free Apps to save your Battery and Kill Apps that you arent using which would take up your memory and battery)

    6.Avast Mobile Security (Free Anti Virus. Always Handy to Keep One)

    7.N7Player (Free Music Player, really good if you dont like the Standard Music Player)

    8. Whatsapp (Free for a year, Like BBM, But since you dont have a BB, this comes in handy)

    9.Zedge (Free App source to get Wallpapers, Ringtones, Notification Tones, and Now even Live Wallpaper, Games are also available with their new Update)

    10. Alarm Clock (Free and really Helpful for me when am Shooting)

    11.Solar Charger (Try it out if you want you Never know when you might need it)

    12. Skype (If you travel a lot and Miss your loved Ones)

    13. Angry Birds:Space (Awesome), Contract Killer, IPL Fever (if you like Cricket),Fruit Ninja, Skater Boy (Addictive Game), Tank Recon(Lite), Temple Run. (All free Games which you just mite like)

    14. Mumbai Taxi Autorikshaw Meter (If you live in Mumbai this will definitely come in handy. Its free and updated)

    These are just some of the Apps i depend on. Hope it helps.. :D
  7. pzw

    pzw Member

    Apr 28, 2012
    *Smart App Protectr -- Provides secondary access security to selected apps. Useful if you let someone use your phone, after you unlock it for them.

    *Blacklist -- Disposition of unwanted calls, SMS and MMS.

    *Google Authenticator -- Provides 2 factor authentication for Google services.

    *Google Voice -- Somestimes, you want a second (booty?) number for your phone.

    *Voice Alerts -- "Battery is at 50%, Battery fully charged, You have a missed call, etc." voice alerts; for when you don't want to bother looking at the phone.

    *Sound Manager v2 -- Automagically set schedules for when to have various volume levels.

    *Shush! -- Automagically unmute the phone after a predetermined amount of time.

    *WiFi Analyzer -- Provides situational awareness of surrounding WiFi access points.

    *Square Card Reader -- If someone says they can't pay you, tell them you accept credit cards!

    *Volume Locker -- Keeps people who use your phone from messing with your volume settings.

    *Price Check by Amazon -- Whenever I have the urge to buy something in the store, I scan the barcode and get it for less on Amazon.

    *The official ICS (Android 4.x) update, from Sony, since you mentioned your Neo V has 2.3.4 on it. Use the PC Companion software to get the upgrade.

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