45 useful mobile apps that I use as a developer

These days everyone owns a smartphone and we all have our preferences when it comes to operating system and the apps that we use. I currently have an Android phone. Here are 45 mobile apps which are installed on my phone that I find are useful for productivity and day to day work. I have included links to both the Android and iOS versions.

E-commerce

Amazon Shopping

For buying internal and external storage as well as other computer related stuff

eBay

For buying internal and external storage as well as other computer related stuff

Food

Deliveroo

For buying lunch/dinner as we need energy to work

Domino’s

For buying lunch/dinner as we need energy to work

Just Eat

For buying lunch/dinner as we need energy to work

Uber Eats

For buying lunch/dinner as we need energy to work

Cloud Storage

Google Drive

For storing media assets and documents online

Dropbox

For storing media assets and documents online

OneDrive

For storing media assets and documents online

Mindfulness/Health

Calm

For meditation and mindfulness

Daylio

For tracking daily, monthly and yearly moods and habits

Headspace

For meditation and mindfulness

Motivation

For getting daily motivational quotes and affirmations which push you forward

Nike Training

For doing exercise

Travel

Citymapper

For travelling to different locations

Google Maps

For travelling to different locations

Communication

Discord

For communicating in different developer groups

Slack

For communicating in different developer groups

Zoom

For communicating with different teams and interviews

Productivity

Calculator

For doing calculations

N/A because its preinstalled

Google Calendar

For managing events and meetings

Chrome

For searching and testing apps locally on a device

Google Docs

For writing and managing online documents

Gmail

For communicating with people

Notion

For overall project management

Dropbox Paper

For writing and managing online documents in markdown

Pocket

For managing website bookmarks

Google Sheets

For writing and managing online spreadsheets

TickTick

For managing to do lists

Trello

For managing projects and communicating with teams

Entertainment/Learning

Apple Music

For listening to music while I work

Audible

For listening to books

Pocket Casts

For listening to developer podcasts

Spotify

For listening to music while I work

YouTube

For watching developer related videos and entertainment

Social Media

Instagram

For developer marketing and content management

Linkedin

For looking for work and connecting with developers and recruiters

Reddit

For communicating with the developer community and finding resources and help

Twitter

For communicating with the developer community and finding resources and help

Security

Authy

For using two-factor authentication (2FA) to login to apps

Bitwarden

For managing the passwords to all of my accounts

Developer

DEV Community

For communicating with the developer community and finding resources and help

Expo Go

For testing React Native Apps

GitHub

For looking for repos and managing my own repo

Udemy

For finding and doing developer related courses

Final Thoughts

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