Best Windows Phone apps for 2018

We list the important Windows Phone apps to help you choose what to download

Mail

Eyacker.com

Category: Business

Price: Free

No matter how many ways there are for us to interact with each other, email has remained the primary method of communication in professional environments. The Mail app for Windows devices is a no-frills, functional way of accessing your account, create and edit messages, organise your inbox, and more with an interface that takes away all unnecessary complications.

Main Idea: A simple, functional way to access your email account from your Windows Phone.

Microsoft Remote Desktop

Microsoft Corporation

Category: Business

Price: Free

View and manage files on your work or home PC from your phone or tablet. Microsoft Remote Desktop allows you to refer back to your desktop PC, find files, or simply access documents from your Windows device, even when you're away from your desk. You can also stream video and audio, read and edit documents, and take advantage of the app's multi-touch experience.

Main Idea: This app is designed for people who need to be able to work from anywhere, so it's perfect for professionals who need to access their PC from home or during their commute.

Office Lens

Microsoft Corp

Category: Utilities & Tools

Price: Free

Office Lens is a Microsoft-developed solution for your digitisation needs. Using the app and your smartphone's camera, you can capture receipts, whiteboards, business cards, and other documents in a speedy and readable manner. Images are saved to OneNote and can also be converted to Word or PowerPoint files.

Main Idea: An app for digitalising print documents receipts and more accessible memos.

Alternatives: ScanWritr, Lens Picker

OneDrive

Microsoft Corporation

Category: Tools & Productivity

Price: Free

The most popular cloud storage app for the Windows Phone, Microsoft's own OneDrive lets you keep your photos, videos, documents, and more in a single location that's accessible across all of your devices. Once you start using the app, everything stored within the drive can be accessed from your PC, Windows phone or tablet, and you can also share things more easily between colleagues.

Main Idea: There are a lot of cloud storage options out there. If you're not sure which is best for you, check out our more in-depth look at the most popular services.

Alternatives: Box, Dropbox

Perfect Recorder

Perfect Thumb

Category: Utilities & tools

Price: Free

Note taking isn't always the best way to keep track of information and ideas, especially if it's distracting you from the task at hand. Having a reliable audio recorder and player with playback controls makes it easy to log ideas, dictations, meetings, lectures, or anything else you want to refer to later. With the ability to upload audio files to OneDrive, this app makes sharing and saving your recordings a breeze.

Main Idea: Perfect Recorder makes it easy to share and save your audio files so that you can focus on what you're doing by recording meetings or dictating ideas to refer to later.

Alternatives: Recorder, Voice Recorder, Windows Voice Recorder

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