Have you just bought a Windows Phone but have no idea what apps you can get for it? Unlike Apple iOS and android apps the available titles for Windows phones are not as well documented so people are often at a loss as to what to install. It is true that the title selection is not as large as the competing stores however in this article and part 2 we will endeavour to recommend the top free apps for Windows phone you can get today.
Viber is a great solution to making free calls and sending free text messages over a standard 3G or WiFi connection. Viber is free to download and all the information you need to provide is your mobile phone number and location. There is no reistration required and the app allows you to make VoIP calls to other users on Windows, Android, Blackberry and iOS devices.
The leader in free VoIP and video calls online Skype is also available for Windows phone. You can make free voice and video calls to other Skype users as well as send free text messages. Additionally the official Skype app allows you to add credit for cheap global calls to any number.
Whatsapp is one of the most popular messaging services around the globe, across the various devices and platforms. You can send free messages, pictures, audio notes and video messages over a 3G or WiFi connection. The only charges you might incur are network charges and this app is available for all major platforms so a worthy addition to your Windows phone apps.
Evernote is a must-have app for Windows phone owners who like to take notes on-the-go and have them immediately sync between all devices they run for quick access. The app supports adding pictures, PDFs and links to notes as well as quick email and sharing facilities. Notes can be tagged and arranged for easy access, making this a vital tool for many phone owners.
Keeping up to date with the world’s most popular social network is made esay by the Facebook app for Windows phone. From the app you can post status updates, check your news feed, send messages and manage your inbox, upload photos from the phone and many more Facebook functions. Unlike Android the chat service is built in to the app for an easier experience and a cool feature for Windows phones is the ability to set Facebook albums as the lock-screen.