25 Top Free Galaxy Apps for Samsung Galaxy S Phones and Tab

Must have galaxy apps you should download on every Galaxy S smartphone, S note, and Galaxy Tab

10 best galaxy apps

For years Samsung Electronics Co. has been dominating the market as the top smartphone manufacturer. Every year the Galaxy S Series Phones and Tablet devices win the best Flagship Smartphones’ crown in their respective category. Each year they get better with higher specs, better camera setup, new display technology, and beautiful design. To take advantage of these devices’ raw power, we curated a list of the best apps for Galaxy S Smartphones and Tab S tablets.

What are the essential apps for Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets?

The following galaxy apps will increase your galaxy s devices’ productivity, get more things done, and have fun.

My Galaxy

Price: Free
My Galaxy app for samsung customer

My Galaxy is an entertainment hub and life-services application exclusively available for Samsung users primarily launched for the Indian market but later expanded to other regions. Users get access to tons of entertainment content such as videos, music libraries, and games. It also offers coverage for accidental damage and other services, including cabs, movies, recharge, bill payment, food ordering, travel, promotion code, and deals for the company’s home appliances.

Nova Launcher

Price: Free/ Offers IAP
Nova launcher for galaxy s phones

The ability to customize android the way wants makes it the world’s most popular OS. While the default TouchWiz and Samsung One UI offers plenty, Nova is the best custom launcher for android that allows tweaking every corner of your device. It offers tons of customization, complex themes, changes colors for every element, applying custom icons, creating custom app drawer layout, excellent gesture controls, the ability to backup and export your setup, and much more.

Galaxy Wallpaper

Price: Free with ads
Galaxy Wallpaper app

Galaxy Wallpaper is a cool HD background app that has over a hundred high-quality galaxy pictures. It works offline, so the images are always available to apply as home screen and lock screen background.

Amoplex – AMOLED Wallpapers 4K

Price: Free with ads/ Offers IAP
Amoplex - Dark, Black, AMOLED 4K Wallpapers app

The gorgeous display is the pride of every Galaxy device. AMOLED screen can produce rich and vivid color, high brightness, and pure black color. Another advantage of such display technology is efficient battery consumption. To produce black color and less light, the LEDs simply goes off. Using dark wallpaper, you can save battery power, and that’s where the Amoplex wallpaper app comes. It has a huge collection of Dark, Black, AMOLED Wallpapers in 4K and HD resolution.

LED Me Know

Price: Free/ Offers IAP

LED me know is an interesting Samsung Galaxy Notification LED app that lets you customize the camera punch-hole on Galaxy S phones to display various alerts. It has tons of customization options, custom colors for different kinds of notifications, app-specific themes, blinking intervals, and more stuff. The app supports most Galaxy S series phones, including the latest Galaxy S21 family. You can also change the led icon style to match your phone. For example, S10 has a single punch hole while S10+ has a dual camera hole and S20 has a smaller hole at the center. The paid version unlocks more premium features.

Evernote

Price: Free/ Offers IAP
Evernote app for galaxy s devices

Evernote is one of the best note-taking apps for android. It lets users save important information such as schemas, email addresses, contacts, notes, web pages, Create to-do lists, and capture ideas. Users can then access them from other devices, desktop computers, or via web browsers. It also offers an automated transcription service that will turn speech into text.

Squid

Price: Free / Offers IAP

Squid is another powerful note-taking tool that originally introduces stylus support even before Samsung brings the Galaxy S Pen to the market. It has excellent handwriting recognition, so if you own a Galaxy Note, this is hands down the best app to capture notes, sketch, and jot down whatever you want.

AirDroid: Remote access & File

Price: Free/ Offers IAP
Airdroid android tablet app

AirDroid is a powerful app to access your device from a PC remotely. It allows transferring files across different platforms, screen mirroring, remotely control the device from PC, take a screenshot of the current display, read and reply SMS, make calls from the computer, get notifications on the desktop, backup and sync files, and more stuff. It’s defiantly a must-have app for galaxy s phones and tablets.

Pinterest

Price: Free
Pinterest image search app

Pinterest is indeed a visual social network that is the home of billions of images about anything. Its powerful image search engine lets you discover beautiful photos and even lets you do an image search with a reference image. Users can create boards and collect interesting ideas, follow other people’s boards let them follow back. The industry-leading AMOLED display on Galaxy S devices makes it an enjoyable experience to browse through photos of your interests.

AVG AntiVirus

Price: Free with ads/ Offers IAP
AVG AntiVirus Free Mobile Security

Samsung takes security very seriously, and every one of their devices comes with the in-house Samsung Knox solution for mobile platforms to protect user’s data. However, it’s always good to have a second that lets you do custom scans and remove potential threats. AVG is one of the most popular antivirus apps for android to protect the device from cybercriminals and software malware by scanning any file you download and third-party apk downloads. The app is also capable of blocking calls and texts from spammers.

Microsoft SwiftKey

Price: Free

SwiftKey is the most advanced keyboard app for android. It allows you to write quicker and uses artificial intelligence to predict the next word you are about to type. It learns and adapts from your writing, and the common terms, including slang, emoji, nicknames you use, then makes predictions about the word even before you approach a finger. Furthermore, it has a built-in emoji keyboard with GIFs, support swipe-to-type, tap-to-type, and other tools for enhancing typing experience.

VSCO

Price: Free / Offers IAP
VSCO Cam android app for galaxy s5 phone

VSCO Cam is a decent photo editor and video editor app in a single package. The VSCO Cam operation is straightforward: you can edit, add tweaks, and apply filters, all from a minimalist menu. Users can quickly apply different presets and tools or adjust exposure, temperature, contrast, saturation, adjust tones, rotate and crop the image, and much more manually. The video editing part also lets apply all the same effects as the photo editor. VSCO MONTAGE is also an interesting option to create video stories by stitching phot sand videos together.

Instagram

Price: Free with ads/ Offers IAP
Instagram app for Samsung galaxy s5

Samsung galaxy phones has the most impressive camera setup among other andorid smartphones and the new Galaxy S Ultra phones are a true competitor to Apple’s iPhone. What’s better than Instagram to share all those stunning photos you take. It’s the social network to show off your photography skills and fun moments of your daily life.

Dropbox and Google Drive

Price: Free
Google Drive for galaxy phones

Dropbox is one of the better cloud storage services and an essential productivity app for galaxy phones. Dropbox gives the opportunity to save your data online and access them from all of your devices and web. It has a built-in File Manager, which lets you backup photos, editing documents, and share files with others through simple links. Users get free 5GB of storage. Another decent alternative is google drive which gives 15GB of free storage and also integrates google’s work tools including Docs, Sheet, Photos, Slides, and more.

Bitwarden

Price: Free/ Offers IAP

It’s practically impossible to remember all the passwords we use on different apps, and it would be foolish to use the same password over and over. We recently shifted our choice toward Bitwarden from LastPass after they put a limit on a single platform. Bitwarden is one of the best password managers to manage passwords and generate better passwords. Your passwords are synchronized across desktop, browser, and mobile with a simple auto fill-in feature.

VLC

Price: Free
VLC media player for samsung tablets

VLC is the perfect video player app to take advantage of the beautiful display of galaxy phones and larger display galaxy tabs for media consumption. It is compatible with almost every format of video and audio. You can easily playback most modern multimedia files, as well as able to work cloud drives and network streaming.

S Pen Keeper

Price: Free / Offers IAP
S pen reminder app for galaxy note

S Pen Keeper is a tiny yet effective app for Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tabs with S pen. Anytime you forget to attach the S-Pen or leaving it behind, the app will buzz an alert. It starts at every boot and runs in the background. You can configure various notification alerts and enable motion detection.

1Weather

Price: Free with ads/ Offers IAP

1Weather is one of the most reliable weather apps that provides real-time local weather and forecasts for the entire world. 1Weather also has the ability to track your location so that you can get updated weather information when you are traveling. The hourly changes view helpful to know the latest snow or rain perception.

Silk Paints

Price: Free with ads/ Offers IAP
Silk Paints - Drawing app  for galaxy phones and tablets

With S pen technology, Samsung tablets and phones are already great for drawing. You can further enhance the experience with Silk paint, an amazing drawing application, doodle & sketching app. It includes many brushes to paint and creates amazing pictures. The multi-touch navigation and zoom function and ability to draw using a finger or a stylus on the drawings make it perfect for every device. Users can save the final drawings on an SD card typically found on most Samsung devices, shared on social networks, or apply as wallpaper.

Spotify

Price: Free with ads/ Offers IAP
Spotify android music apps

Spotify is an excellent choice for listening to music from Samsung Galaxy devices. The popular online music streaming service has a catalog filled with millions of songs, lets you discover new songs, create and mage playlists effortlessly. You can either listen to music for free with a few limitations and hear ads in between or opt-in for a premium subscription for high-quality streaming.

Netflix

Price: Free/ $9.99 per month
netflix entertainment app for android

Tablet devices are great for watching movies and videos. Many of us now enjoy viewing video content or catching an episode of our favorite shows during a long flight or journey. Netflix is one of the best movie streaming apps out there, with tens of thousands of movies to stream and plenty of original content. You can start a free trial then move to a monthly subscription.

Nike Run Club

Price: Free

Samsung Health app is a decent health and fitness app that already offers tons of fitness-oriented features on galaxy phones and gives users an accurate analysis of various health information comprising heart rate analysis. However, Nike Run Club will take it to the next level as you will get access to Exclusive Workout Programs. Additonally, it has GPS run tracking, customized coaching plans according to your goals, various timely workout plans, and community-based challenges for motivation.

Magisto

Price: Free/ Offers IAP
Magisto Video Editor & Maker for android

Magisto is a surprisingly good Video Editor app & video Maker that automatically turns your video clips and photos into awesome movies, complete with your choice of music, cool graphics, and effects. Best of all, you can start using it for free!

These are recommended galaxy apps for Samsung phones or tablets, which can dramatically improve your digital experience’s productivity. Also, don’t forget to share your favorite apps for Galaxy devices.

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Khaled Shariar
Khaled is using Android OS since the very first Google Phone. Back in 2008, he started getandroidstuff.com to help other Android users to find the right Applications/ Games and solving issues with their phone. Khaled also works in Creative Media Design.

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