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The Top Android Apps on the Google Play Store

This is an updated list of the top Android Apps that have amassed more than 50,000,000 downloads on the official Google Play store. The data has been screen-scraped from Google Web Search and the Google Play store. You can also download the raw data as an Excel sheet.

The Top Android Apps on the Google Play Store
Legend: The blue bars indicate the average user rating of an app while orange reflects the total number of users that have rated that app on the App Store.








Android App Install Base


500 million to 1 billion



  1. Gmail

  2. YouTube

  3. Google Play services

  4. Maps

  5. Facebook


100 million – 500 million



  1. GO Launcher EX

  2. Twitter

  3. Viber

  4. Facebook Messenger

  5. Voice Search

  6. Google Play Books

  7. Subway Surfers

  8. Google Play Music

  9. Tiny Flashlight + LED

  10. Pandora

  11. WhatsApp Messenger

  12. Skype

  13. Fruit Ninja Free

  14. Dropbox

  15. Adobe Reader

  16. Angry Birds

  17. Talking Tom Cat 2 Free

  18. Street View on Google Maps

  19. Google+

  20. Hangouts (replaces Talk)

  21. Google Search

  22. Chrome Browser

  23. Google Play Movies & TV

  24. LINE: Free Calls & Messages



50 million – 100 million



  1. GO SMS Pro

  2. KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text

  3. Google Translate

  4. Temple Run

  5. SoundHound

  6. Tango Video, Voice & Text

  7. Yahoo! Mail

  8. Brightest Flashlight Free ®

  9. Advanced Task Killer

  10. GO Locker

  11. Pou

  12. Angry Birds Rio

  13. Hill Climb Racing

  14. Barcode Scanner

  15. WeChat

  16. TuneIn Radio

  17. MX Player

  18. PicsArt

  19. Shoot Bubble Deluxe

  20. Despicable Me

  21. Talking Tom Cat Free

  22. GROUP PLAY

  23. Shazam

  24. ChatON

  25. Kindle

  26. ZEDGE.

  27. Jetpack Joyride

  28. AntiVirus Security

  29. Pool Billiards Pro

  30. Opera Mini web browser

  31. Google Earth

  32. Flipboard: Your News Magazine



Quick highlights:



  • Facebook is only non-Google app in the Google Play Store that has been downloaded more than 500 million times. The others are Gmail, YouTube, Google Play and Google Maps that are mostly pre-installed on Android phones.

  • The 50m+ list has 65 apps but the one app that enjoys the highest average user rating is Brightest Flashlight, a free app that turns your Android phone into a torch.

  • Facebook has been rated by over 8 million users while 4 million Android users have added their ratings for WhatsApps Messenger on the Play Store. No other app comes close.


The Top Android Apps on the Google Play Store
The Top Android Apps on the Google Play Store The Top Android Apps on the Google Play Store Reviewed by Anmol Agarwal on 9:15:00 pm Rating: 5

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