40 Most Useful iPhone Apps You Can’t Afford To Miss

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The Apple app store revolutionized the way in which people download software for their phones. Some of the most useful iPhone apps have been downloaded millions of times.

In this list, we’ve gathered up the most useful iPhone apps of all time, according to their download count and rating in the app store. Check out our list, and suggest your own favorites in the comments.

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Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is a faster way to send mobile messages to friends. With Messenger, you can send and receive messages with any of your friends around the world or anyone in your mobile contacts list. Messenger is available on iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry.

Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger

Find My iPhone

If you misplace your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac, the Find My iPhone app will let you use another iOS device to find it and protect your data.

Find My iPhone

Find My iPhone

Solitaire

If you like Windows Solitaire, you’re going to love this app!

Solitaire

Solitaire

Words With Friends

Play the free version of Words With Friends — the game more of your friends are playing than any other word game!

Words With Friends

Words With Friends

SpeedDate

Chat instantly with people near you right from the palm of your hand!

SpeedDate

SpeedDate

App Deals

Save time and save money by downloading the app that millions of people are using to discover great DEALS on the best FREE apps and PRICE DROPS in the App Store.

App Deals

App Deals

Pandora Radio

Pandora Radio is free personalized radio that only plays music you’ll love.

Pandora Radio

Pandora Radio

360 Panorama

Take stunning 360 panoramas everywhere.

360 Panorama

360 Panorama

MotionX GPS Drive

MotionX-GPS Drive turns your iPhone into the next-generation car and pedestrian navigation solution.

MotionX GPS Drive

MotionX GPS Drive

UNO

Play the classic card game that’s #1 for fun with friends and family.

UNO

UNO

Crosswords

Download and play crossword puzzles right on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch.

Crosswords

Crosswords

Flick Fishing

Fully animated “living” environments combine with intuitive real-life controls to create the best fishing game available!

Flick Fishing

Flick Fishing

Bejeweled 2

Match multiple gems for dazzling, high-carat fun.

Bejeweled 2

Bejeweled 2

Magic Piano

Featured in the New York Times, TIME, MacWorld, and as the Apple iPhone App of the Week, Magic Piano lets you experience the joy of making music.

Magic Piano

Magic Piano

Pick-Up Sticks

Get your hand ready for the new stick picking game. Challenge online player anytime and anywhere.

Pick-Up Sticks

Pick-Up Sticks

SCRABBLE

See why SCRABBLE was chosen by TIME magazine as one of the “50 best iPhone Apps” of the year!

SCRABBLE

SCRABBLE

Flashlight

Finally a REAL Flashlight ONLY on the NEW iPhone 4.

Flashlight

Flashlight

WhatsApp

WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform smartphone messenger currently available for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and Nokia phones.

WhatsApp

WhatsApp

The Sims 3

Long live The Sims!.

The Sims 3

The Sims 3

MONOPOLY

Build an empire with the world’s most coveted real-estate properties like Paris, Rome and Barcelona.

MONOPOLY

MONOPOLY

QR Reader

The most simple & easy QR Reader – 100% FREE.

QR Reader

QR Reader

RedLaser

RedLaser – Impossibly accurate barcode scanning.

RedLaser

RedLaser

ShoutFlow

ShoutFlow – This great app is brought to you by FreeAppParty.com. Become a member to receive notifications of more cool apps and giveaways.

ShoutFlow

ShoutFlow

My Sketch

My Sketch, top sketch app worldwide with more than 5 million users.

My Sketch

My Sketch

Instagram

11 million users love Instagram! It’s a free, fun, and simple way to make and share gorgeous photos on your iPhone.

Instagram

Instagram

101-in-1 Games

This game is a collection of 104 games in 1 app!

101-in-1 Games

101-in-1 Games

Family Feud

Survey Says: Play the Ultimate Social Gaming Experience on the go!

Family Feud

Family Feud

Don’t touch it HD

for entertainment use only and does not provide true fingerprint scanning functionality

Don't touch it HD

Don’t touch it HD

Facebook

Facebook for iPhone and iPad.

Facebook

Facebook

LockScreen

Protect your iPhone from possible thieves

LockScreen

LockScreen

Status Shuffle

With Status Shuffle, you choose a status from our huge selection.

Status Shuffle

Status Shuffle

Pimp Your Screen

Pimp Your Screen is here to customize the look of your device by giving you an exclusive selection of specially designed backgrounds, icon skins, app shelves, neon combos and many other eye candies.

Pimp Your Screen

Pimp Your Screen

Voice Actions

Control your phone through speech commands.

Voice Actions

Voice Actions

Sleep Cycle

An alarm clock that analyzes your sleep patterns and wakes you in the lightest sleep phase – a natural way to wake up where you feel rested and relaxed.

Sleep Cycle

Sleep Cycle

Navigation By TeleNav

TeleNav GPS Plus is one of the top ranked navigation apps in the iTunes App Store.

Navigation By TeleNav

Navigation By TeleNav

Star Walk

Star Walk enables you to point your iPhone at the sky and see what stars, constellations, and satellites you are looking at in real-time.

Star Walk

Star Walk

The Oregon Trail

Embark on Gameloft’s refreshing revisit of the classic game you used to play on Apple II now.

The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail

ESPN Radio

Listen to LIVE internet broadcasts.

ESPN Radio

ESPN Radio

Nike+ GPS

Map your runs, track your progress and get the motivation you need to go even further.

Nike+ GPS

Nike+ GPS

Ringtone Designer Pro

Never pay for another ringtone! Ringtone Designer Pro is the first app to allow you to make unlimited ringtones, text tones, and alert tones using songs in your iPhone’s music library.

Ringtone Designer Pro

Ringtone Designer Pro

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