Apps are mobile smartphone software applications designed for various different purposes. Some apps can be easily bought and many apps are free. One of the main problem facing the people is the phone bill. Nowadays people use mobile phones very frequently as it has become a part of life. But at the end of the month when the bill comes, it is usually much more than the phone budget allotted for the month. However we cannot stop using our phones and even reducing the usage of mobile phones is not an option most of the times.
There are many apps today that can be used by us that will help reduce the mobile phone bill but still keep you in touch with all your friends, family and colleagues. There are many apps that can be used to stay in touch with people for free. There are some apps that can be used only for specific operating systems and mobile manufacturing companies like FaceTime that can be used only for Apple iOS devices and ChatON for Samsung devices. These apps perform different functions that help you save on your mobile phone bill. Let us see some of the apps according to the functions that they provide.
There are many apps that users use to send free messages to each other. The most popular among these is WhatsApp that lets you send free sms. Other than Whatsapp there are many other apps that provide free messaging service. Some of them include Gupshup, Pinch, Hike and Nimbuzz etc.
Free Video and Voice Calling
Nowadays many people use the free video and voice calling apps on their smartphones. These allow you to make long distance calls for free and also have video calling options where you can see your friends, family and also conduct video conference meeting with business colleagues for free or a very small charge. The most popular app for video and voice calling is Skype. Some of the other apps that support this function include Nimbuzz, Fring, Oovoo, FaceTime (Apple iOS users only) , Talkatone, Viber etc.
Instant Messenger Service
Many apps provide instant messenger service, where you can start using the app and send instant messages to each other. Nimbuzz, Kik etc. are apps that provide instant messaging services.
There are many free or minimally charged group chat service apps that can be used by mobile smartphone users. These apps can be used to chat with many friends together or have a business conference with many colleagues. Some of the apps that support group chat include WhatsApp, Nimbuzz, WeChat etc.
Sharing Multimedia for free
Sharing multimedia files like video, picture and audio files for free is possible with the help of apps. Some of the other apps that support this function include Nimbuzz, Fring, Oovoo, Rebtel, FaceTime (Apple iOS users only) , Talkatone, Viber etc.
These are the various different types of apps that help in cutting the mobile phone bill.