Here is the list of most downloaded apps on Google Play Store . Note that this list does not include applications that are pre-installed on devices such as Google Play Service etc. This is the updated list at the time of writing this post.
1. Facebook: 5 Billion + Downloads
Facebook is the most downloaded application on Google Play Store with total download more than 5 Billion. This is an online social networking service established in California. You can use this app to send messages, share media files, etc. Facebook has around 2.4 Billion monthly active users. Click Here to know more about Facebook.
2. Whatsapp Messenger: 1 Billion + Downloads
Whatsapp is among the most popular messaging app . The app has more than 1 billion downloads on Google Play Store. Initially, Whatsapp was an independent company but later on facebook bought whatsapp in February, 2014 . You can use this app to chat, send media files, Location sharing and more . Whatsapp has over 1.5 Billion monthly active users. Whatsapp cost very less data and therefore works good even in low speed internet connectivity.
3. Facebook Messenger: 1 Billion + Downloads
Facebook Messenger is also known as Messenger which is developed by Facebook . Initially from posting photos to chatting all features was there in Facebook but later on Facebook decided to separate chatting features from Facebook and therefore message came . You can use this app for chatting, updating and reading stories.
4. Instagram: 1 Billion + Downloads
Instagram is a social networking service used for sharing photos ,videos, stores, etc. The app was developed by Facebook and was launched on 6 October 2010 .This app has over 1 Billion monthly active users . Click Here to know more about Instagram.
5. Skype: 1 Billion + Downloads
Skype is one of the oldest and most popular video calling app developed for mobiles, computers, tablets, Xbox, and smartwatches . It was developed by Skype Communications and was released in August 2003 . Skype has over 300 Million monthly active users .
6. Subways Surfers: 1 Billion + Downloads
Subway Surfer is one of the most popular game with over 1 Billion downloads on Google Play Store . This game is an endless running game in which you have to collect the coins coming in your way by swiping left-right-up-down . It was developed by Kiloo and SYBO games and was released on 24 May 2012 . This game is free for download on play store.
7. Clean Master: 1 Billion + Downloads
Clean Master application is used to clean memory, optimize memory and to increase the performance of the smartphones and computers too . The app has over 1 Billion downloads on Google Play Store . Clean Master App was developed by Cheetah Mobile and was released on 27 october 2017.
8. Facebook Lite: 1 Billion + Downloads
Facebook Lite is a lighter version of Facebook App . Size of facebook lite is 2mb . This app is made for peoples who does not have fast internet access or has very low storage storage on device. All the functions of Facebook app is included in the lighter version but you will see everything slightly less clear as compared to main Facebook app.
9. Snapchat: 1 Billion + Downloads
Snapchat is social media messaging app with over 1 Billion downloads on Google Play Store. This was released in July 2011 . Snapchat became popular because of it’s live editing pictures that we called as snap . People uses snapchat to communicate, share media , etc. Snapchat has around 210 Million daily active user among them 49 Million users are from United States.
Shareit is an application used to transfer files like audio file, video files, documents etc. to another device . This app has over 1 Billion downloads on Google Play Store and no other file transfer applications has got around 1 billion downloads on Google Play Store. Shareit has 400 million users from India itself.
This was the list of top 10 most downloaded apps on google play store. Among 10 applications, 7 are messaging application and remaining 3 are game, memory cleaner and file transfer software.