Our list of the best Android productivity apps has been thoughtfully put together for those who wish to turn their smartphones or tablets into know-it-all gadgets. Right from keeping a track of your appointments, scribbling down a to-do list or even making spreadsheets and presentations while on the move, these apps are up for anything you want. So if you are a self-confessed workaholic, you should definitely take a look at the randomly compiled array. It may just have solutions to problems you may have been facing to keep up with your ever-increasing work load.
1 – My Backup Pro:
Before saving official content on your device, make sure it is safe by creating backup files and storing it on a cloud server for instant access when you need to restore it. A app that helps you ensure that you do not lose your important data is My Backup Pro, that works on both rooted as well as non-rooted phones.
The multi-lingual tool either backs up everything on online servers or on your SD card. And besides music, photos, videos, contacts, it can be used for saving call logs, browser bookmarks, system settings, playlists, alarms and much more.
2 – Wunderlist 2:
After making sure that all your data is safe in the confines of your handheld device, you should turn your attention towards this software which is an effective way to stay organized throughout the day. Having a to-do list for the day never hurts, if anything it helps you manage your time.
Wunderlist 2 is one such tool which claims to get work done and even tags along multiple other features such as reminders, recurring and sub-tasks to name a few. You can even take down notes and stay informed at all times via push notifications and through the activity center.
3 – Sticky Notes!:
Now this contender on our Android productivity apps lineup should definitely be downloaded on to your phone as it gives you access to virtual sticky notes. All you need to do is glue stickies in the tool and swipe through it in order to take a look at all your reminders. And if you are one of those who stick a note for anything and everything, it has a search option so you do not end up wasting your precious time. Additionally, you can have reminders for each of the note as well.
4 – Evernote:
Evernote is definitely a must-have for all professionals as it assists you with remembering everything that you need to, across each and every of your internet-enabled devices. The multitasking program eliminates the need for installing several tools as you can use it for jotting down notes, capturing photos, making to-do lists, saving voice reminders and a number of other things.
And no, you will not have to go rummaging around the entire software to find something, a convenient search option will happily do the needful. Considering that it is available for various handheld gadgets as well as desktop computers, you can access the saved content from anywhere you like.
5 – Google Drive:
A roundup is definitely incomplete without an efficient office suite and that’s exactly why we have added Google Drive to this catalog. There’s the option of creating and editing Google documents and spreadsheets, while Google presentations can be viewed on a handheld device.
You can also choose to view PDFs and Office documents and upload a file into the utility in order to convert it to the Google Docs format. Considering that it is a cloud-based service, you can use it for the purpose of saving your digital content for instant access from any device and even share them with others in real time.
6 – Business Calendar:
All busy souls who find keeping a track of their daily appointments extremely difficult, worry not, Business Calendar will come to your rescue. It gives you a Zoomable multi-day view of 2 weeks in graphical or textual presentations. The tool supports drag and drop functionality and tags along color coding too.
You can have a clear view of a month, a day, an agenda or an event and make use of the search function to look for a particular appointment. And you also have widgets at your disposal to place them on the homescreen for an instant access to a particular day, week, or month. Its free version is available through the Play store as well.
7 – CloudOn:
While we have added Google Drive to our Android productivity apps compilation, it may not be suitable for those who only deal with Microsoft Office documents. Thus, we have CloudOn, a multitasker which has cloud services like Box, Dropbox, Google Drive and SkyDrive integrated into it. Adobe Reader and File Viewer have been built into the tool for opening almost any file type including PDF, JPG, GIF and PNG amongst others.
You can edit, create and format your Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents and email them directly from this software. And as it automatically saves all your files, you will never have to worry about losing them.
8 – Dropbox:
In case you want to avoid using a third party software for accessing documents saved on the cloud, you can directly install Dropbox for instantly opening files that you save on the storage service.
All your email attachments go directly into it and you can directly start editing documents that are already uploaded on it. Needless to say that apart from your official documents, you can even choose to save your personal data here.
So does our set of best Android productivity apps match with that of yours? Do let us know about tools you swear by to get all your work done. And if you decide to use one of the aforementioned programs, do get back to us with your views about them.