So, you have treated yourself with a new Windows 10 Mobile smartphone lately and here we are with a list of essential apps for your new device. We have categorized these essentials for easy referencing and it is all you need for a jump-start. We know that not everyone has similar apps and games need though, so you can explore our apps & games section after installing below mentioned gems. Here are few recommended links to explore apps once you are done with the games below.
Device setup & utility Essentials
Grab it for getting data like contact, music etc on your shiny new Lumia from any phone (Symbian, Android, iOS, BlackBerry, Windows Phone and others)
For all your cloud needs on the Windows Phone / Windows 10 Mobile platform. It is an essential app and you will be also backing up all your necessary data for a restore in future to OneDrive along with images that you capture.
Very useful when you quickly need to scan and send documents. You will feel the need of having it on your device once you have used it.
Word, Excel, PowerPoint:
Your productivity won’t suffer on the go if you have these apps installed that allow you to create, edit and share documents on fly.
Must have, need we say more.
The official Twitter app is all-new UWP app now and is near-perfect
Must have for you professionals
Photo sharing Social Essentials
The official Instagram app has just become so much better
Best app for Instagram on Windows Phone
Official Vine app
Because it is the best video editor & movie creator app and it’s official too.
My personal favorite for Collage making and when the need of editing photos arises.
Many vouch for Fantasia painter as the best photo editor app
Very intuitive and simple interface
Note taking Essentials
The official and must-use app that keeps you connected across devices
One of its kind. Natural Handwriting note taking.
Music and Video
Only all-format video player for Windows Phone
Best YouTube experience on Windows Phone
It’s all in the name
It is about eco-system
You know, you need it
Blog & Blogging Essentials
It’s all in the name after all!
iPress for WordPress:
Bloggers, here is your best Windows 10 Mobile WordPress app
RSS Reader & Knowledge Essentials
Flipboard will certainly be on your phone if you have used it on previous devices
Best RSS reader for Windows Phone / Windows 10 Mobile
Best Wikipedia app for Windows Phone
Must have for the commentaholics
This list is certainly flexible and your inputs are welcome!