If you’re managing an office, department, or any other staff, you’ve likely come to rely on certain apps to handle scheduling, meetings, and much more. These are your go-to Android apps that you simply can’t do without. Every year, new apps hit the market that replace or work along with your current suite of apps to make your job easier and more efficient. Since 2018 is already here, you can expect a new wave of business Android apps to be unveiled soon. Here are some of these apps that you simply won’t want to miss in 2018.
Ever wish you could take a website, Tweet, video, or any other website content and stick it in your back pocket to look at later? With the Pocket app, you can. It’s designed ot make it very easy for you to to your saved list and come back to it later. You can share the app and your bookmark list across all of your devices, including your desktop computer, tablet, and smartphone, so you can look at anything you’ve saved no matter where you are. Best of all, the app syncs and saves content when it has an internet connection, allowing you to view items later even if you don’t have internet access.
Accompany is a virtual assistance app that helps you prepare for meetings and other events. It will create a short brief that provides all of the necessary information needed for any situation. You sync Accompany with your Microsoft Outlook or Gmail account, calendar, and even your social media profiles. The app then takes a look at your data, schedule, and other information to create a quite summary of events and even your contacts. You’ll never find yourself trying to remember who a person is or which company they represent thanks to the short summary briefing available.
Need to get your team up to speed on a topic but can’t find a good time to get everyone into the conference room? UberConference makes it easy to bring everyone together no matter where they are. All they need is access to the internet and a device with the app installed on it. UberConference works with computers, tablets, and smartphones, so everyone can access it no matter what they’re using. is useful for those departments that often have people working from home, traveling, or on the job site. The app even makes it easy to share documents, photos, and other files.
If you’re in charge of sharing social media content, you know what a pain it is to have to log into various accounts all day and make these posts. Buffer makes it much easier by giving you one app to log into. You can then schedule your posts on multiple social media sites, so you can do all of your day’s postings at once. You can even share content to all of your social media sites at once!
Need to accept credit cards on the go? There’s no better app than Square. It accepts all major credit cards and only charges you a small percentage for each transaction. You even get a free stripe card reader when you join. The app has a number of other tools, too, some of which are free and some of which do require a subscription.
Need to keep track of the time you’ve spent on a project? Toggl is the perfect quick and easy app. You don’t have to look at the clock or enter anything into a timesheet. Just click start and go to work. When you’re done or need a break, click pause or finished. You can even use Toggl to track an entire team’s time.
Slack is a tool designed to help teams share information and keep it all organized. It saves chats, emails, and other communications, allowing you to access them whenever you need to. All of these communications are searchable, too, so you can quickly find what you need.
Need to contact a customer? that basically allows you to run your entire business from your smartphone. It organizes all of your client information into one place, letting you handle your sale, marketing, analysis, and customer service through one app. It also lets you see a bigger, more complete picture of your client base, allowing you to make better decisions.
Need to share files or work on documents with others? Box is a quick and easy way to do so. It creates a central storage space for all of your files, lets you keep track of who is working on them, and allows you to review any of these changes no matter what device you’re using. There’s no need to worry about emailing files or making sure that someone is working off the latest revision.
Wunderlist is a to-do list app that allows you to create multiple work and home lists to organize everything. You can share these lists to others, too, plus they’re saved in the cloud so you can access them no matter what device you’re using. It’s perfect for everything from a major project task list to your grocery list.
Tired of trying to remember every username and password combination for all of your websites? With 1Password, you can save everything in one app that’s protected by a master password. 1Password has plug-ins and extensions for Chrome, Edge, and all other major browsers, so you can use it no matter which you prefer. The app also saves information such as your credit card numbers and baking information, so you don’t have to re-enter it all over and over.
Need to collect signatures on documents regularly? HelloSign lets you quickly get agreements and contracts signed using a smartphone or tablet. It lets you enter the signature directly into the PDF, too, so there’s no need to print, sign, and scan.