Whether you need help with your Android’s battery life, testing your network connection, or finding a lost or stolen device, these 10 tools and utilities apps will help boost your Android experience.
Best Utility Apps and Tools for Android
Speedtest.net was created by Ookla. The Speedtest.net Android app allows users to test their Internet’s current speed in three categories: ping, download and upload. At the top of the screen, users will see a progress indicator for each test. When each test is complete, the results will show at the bottom of the screen. You can download Speedtest.net from the Google Play Store here.
2.Brightest Flashlight Ever
If you have a power outage or need a flashlight, you will want to download the Brightest Flashlight Ever. The Brightest Flashlight Ever has a simple interface and is easy to turn on and off. This app will give you maximum light in a dark situation. You can download the Brightest Light Ever from the Google Play Store here.
Google Translate is an Android app created by Google Inc. Google Translate has the ability to translate words, phrases and web pages. Users can translate text and voice in over 70 languages. Other features include being able to translate without a network connection, save favorite translations and sync them across various devices. Users can also take a picture of text and have it translated. You can download Google Translate from the Google Play Store here.
4.Easy Battery Saver
Easy Battery Saver is an easy-to-use app that was designed to extend your Android’s battery life. Easy Battery Saver will save your battery by working with your devices network connectivity, screen brightness and screen timeout. Easy Battery Saver comes with four saving modes and an advanced customized mode. Select one of the modes, and your battery problems will be gone before you know it. You can download Easy Battery Saver from the Google Play Store here.
5.Alarm Clock Xtreme Free
Looking for an alarm clock that will help you get out of bed? With Alarm Clock Extreme by Angle Labs, you can set you alarm so the volume will increase and wake you up the right way. With Snooze Settings, users can solve math problems or hit the large snooze button so they don’t turn off the alarm. The snooze duration will decrease after every snooze. Other features include a music alarm, random song alarm, gentle alarm volume ramp-up, math to snooze, shake to snooze, and more. Alarm Clock Extreme also integrates with Stopwatch Xtreme to solve timing needs. You can download the Alarm Clock Extreme from the Google Play Store here.
6.Where’s My Droid?
Where’s My Droid is an app developed by Alienman Tech that will track down your missing Android device. Find your Android device by making your phone ring and vibrate, use a GPS location tracking system, or you can text your device with an attention word. Where’s My Droid? is a life-saving app for those who lose or misplace their device often. You can download Where’s My Droid? from the Google Play Store here.
7.Perfect App Protector (App Lock)
Want to protect applications on your device? No problem. With Perfect App Protector, users can set up a password to protect applications, lock SMS, email, pictures, messenger and more. In case you forget your password, you can hit the “find” button and you’ll get a hint. If you have children who like to play around with your device and download apps when you’re not looking, this app will be a good choice. You can download the Perfect App Protector from the Google Play Store here.
8.Lookout Security & Antivirus
Anything can happen to your Android device from it being stolen, to getting a virus, or even malware. Lookout Security & Antivirus gives Android users peace of mind keeping phones and tablets safe and secure. By going to lookout.com, users can find their lost device on a Google Map, have their device make a loud noise even if it’s on silent, or if their battery dies, users can see the last location where they had their device. If someone tries to steal or unlock your device, you’ll receive an email with the picture and location info of the person who tries to steal it. Lookout Security & Antivirus will protect all your personal data so know one sees it. You can download Lookout Security & Antivirus from the Google Play Store here.
9.Clean Master (Cleaner)
Want to clean up the memory space on your Android device? Clean Master app allows you to clear cache files, clean brand-new installed files, and use the privacy raiser to protect anyone from seeing what you’re doing on your device. If you forget to clean your cache, Clean Master will remind you when to clean your device. This app is one of the must-haves when it comes to cleaning memory space. You can download Clean Master from the Google Play Store here.
10. QR Barcode Scanner
QR Barcode Scanner is an app created by WB Development Team. QR Barcode Scanner is easy to use — simply aim the camera at a product’s barcode and you will see a list of prices from various online and local outlets. If you can’t find a barcode, you can scan it into the system. Share products and prices with your friends and family via Facebook and Twitter. You can download QR Barcode Scanner from the Google Play Store here.