12 Best Free Android Apps for Students

We are pretty sure you have Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram and other similar apps installed on your phone. But, do you know there are many apps available on the Google Play Store that could be useful for you as students. In this post, we are covering 12 such apps.

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No, these apps won’t help you to maintain your snap streak but will definitely guide you to study better and manage time more efficiently. The study tools mentioned in this post will also help you to manage your homework and get through your courses.

Therefore, let’s use technology to our advantage and discover the free essential Android apps for students.

Android Apps for School Students

1. HomeWork

Perfect for keeping track of your homework, the HomeWork app helps organize your student life. You can add and track all that is due. While creating a new schedule, you can also mark it as an upcoming exam. It also lets you attach images and set reminders for your pending work.

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Other than managing homework, you can also add timetable in this app. In addition, you can create a temporary timetable and keep a record of your marks/grades. The app also lets you add holidays.

Other student planner apps that you can try:

2. All Formulas

All Formulas works without an active internet connection and is a pretty useful tool for students. It includes all the important mathematics, physics and chemistry formulas. Thanks to this app, you can now easily check and revise the formulas.

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The app also offers a search facility. Moreover, the Chemistry section includes the dreaded periodic table as well.

Other formula apps that you can try:

3. Brainly Homework Help and Solver

A social learning platform that lets students ask and answer questions, Brainly is available on the web too. It includes all subjects such as mathematics, physics, music, economy, social science, sociology, and business studies among others.

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The app has 1000+ moderators who ensure high-quality answers.

4. Socratic - Math Answers & Homework Help

Socratic is a great study tool that uses AI (Artificial Intelligence) to figure out what concepts you need to learn based on the scanned question. The working is simple - you launch the app and point it towards a question from any subject. With the help of AI, the app suggests you the relevant answers from different websites in a nice card-based layout.

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In addition to scanning the questions, you can also type your questions. It supports a wide range of subjects such as math, biology, history, english, etc.

If you want solutions for math questions only, try these apps:

5. Duolingo: Learn Languages Free

Duolingo is a language-learning app that turns learning languages into a fun game. Whether you are trying to learn Spanish, German, Portuguese, or even English, this app has it all.

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You can set a daily goal that ranges from five to twenty minutes. The app is user-friendly and helpful. And what's great is that it’s totally free.

6. Forest: Stay focused

If you are constantly distracted by your phone, and it’s hard for you to focus on your upcoming exam, worry not. Forest app is a cute little app that helps you to stay focused by planting a seed in a virtual forest. 

As long as you don’t use other apps for the set time, the seed will grow into a tree. But, if you open some other app during that time, that poor tree starts to wither away.

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The fear of killing the growing tree helps to focus on important things. Because, why would you want to kill that little tree? You can also set personal goals and compare them to your friends.

Android Apps for College Students

1. Trello

Available across all platforms, Trello is a powerful organizer app for college students. Reminders, to-do lists or writing a document are just some of the cool features of this app. You can also create boards and lists that you can share with others.

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Furthermore, you can even attach files from your Google Drive and Dropbox accounts. A straightforward and simple collaborative tool that you can use to manage individual and group projects both.

2. CamScanner

CamScanner is a great note capture app that lets you use your phone camera to scan whiteboard, blackboard, and even text notes. Once you are done scanning, you can either save the image in JPEG format or create a PDF from multiple scans.

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This app also includes smart cropping and auto enhancement features that deliver high-quality images. Finally, when you are done, you can share the PDF or JPEG with anyone via social media or as an email attachment.

3. Coursera: Online Courses

Whether you want to try out a new hobby or learn a new skill, Coursera app is one of the best educational apps out there. It is easy to navigate and has good content.

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Coursera app offers tutorials on subjects such as computer science, business, and arts. You can stream videos online and offline. Moreover, the app is not restricted to the English language, you can learn in dozens of other languages such as Chinese, Portuguese, French, etc.

Other educational apps that you can download:

4. Quizlet: Learn Languages & Vocab with Flashcards

Quizlet is another study tool that makes learning fun and interesting. It lets you create your own flashcards with images, text and audio that makes studying on the go super easy. With the additional benefit of folders, this app is a must-have for students.

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While being interactive, it also lets you browse flashcards created by others, thanks to the powerful search feature. It’s a great studying app with tons of informative content.

5. Evernote - Stay Organized

Popular note-taking app, Evernote lets you take notes in a variety of formats. Whether you want to jot down some text, make a sketch or scan a board, Evernote does everything. It even lets you record video and add web clippings to your notes all in the same app.

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In addition to cloud sync, Evernote also lets you collaborate and manage notes with others. Furthermore, you can set reminders, create to-do lists and annotate notes.

Other note apps that you can use are:

6. Wrappup: AI Note Taker

Wrappup is your normal voice recorder app on steroids. A smart Artificial Intelligence (AI) based note-taking app that lets you highlight certain portions of an audio in real time. By doing this, you can easily jump to that portion without having to listen to the entire clip.

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You can also add notes and tag your highlights as actions or decisions in real time. Thanks to the AI, it automatically adds relevant keywords to the highlight.

Interestingly, the voice recordings are searchable, meaning you can search for some particular words mentioned in a voice note. You can record an entire lecture using this app and at the same time add notes and highlight important parts of it. Cool, isn’t it? 

Tell us Your Favorite!

That concludes our list of best apps for students. So, which of these apps will you install? 
Also, did we forget your favorite app? Mention your recommendations in comments below.


Mehvish

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Mehvish

Mehvish is a technology enthusiast from Kashmir. A computer engineer by profession, she's always been keen to help when someone finds technology challenging. She keeps to herself and is an introvert. This doesn't stop her from being curious about the world around, especially when it comes to technology.

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