Best apps for Samsung Galaxy S2

Samsung Galaxy S 2 (SGS2), has proven itself as one of the leading smartphone ever. Its giving a cut-to-cut competition to Apple iPhone and HTC Sensation. Its 4.3″ WVGA Super Amoled Plus screen and 8MP camera makes it more alive. Not saying much about it, lets move on to Best android apps you would like to have in your Samsung Galaxy S2 (S II).

samsung galaxy s2 apps

Here we go-

Whats App

whats app
WhatsApp Messenger is a smartphone messenger available for Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, and Nokia phones. WhatsApp uses your 3G or WiFi (when available) to message with friends and family. Switch from SMS to WhatsApp to send and receive messages, pictures, audio notes, and video messages. First year FREE! ($1.99/year after)

Kik Messenger

kik messenger
Another app to send free messages from your Samsung Galaxy S2. Unlike Whats app, Kik Messenger is the totally free, crazy-fast cross-platform messenger app that connects you to your friends in real-time. Use Kik to chat, share pictures privately, plan outings with groups, and stay connected to the people who matter most to you.

Titanium Backup

titanium backup
With this app you will never end up loosing your data completely. Titanium Backup is the ONLY tool that can backup, restore, freeze (with Pro) your apps + data + Market links. It fully supports protected apps & system apps. You can do on-click bachup & scheduled backups. You can move any app (or app data) to/from the SD card.

Advanced Task Killer

advance task likker
With constant use of so many apps on your Samsung Galaxy S2, you may realize that your battery is taking quick breaths, this task-killing application will help you manage running applications and clear some of the megabytes of memory and will increase the processor power and save battery usage. For more tips on how to save battery, read this.

Mint – money manager

mint - money manager
Track, budget, and manage your money from your phone with Mint for Android. See all your accounts in one place, set budgets, see where you spend, and find personalized savings – all for free with THE LEADING ONLINE PERSONAL FINANCE APP, providing over 6M users an easy & intelligent way to manage money. The app automatically updates information from your accounts and has tools like budgets for different spending categories and alerts that will tell you when you’ve gone over a specified budget for the month


Dropbox lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. After you install Dropbox on your computer, any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, your Android device, and even the Dropbox website! With the Dropbox app, you can take everything that matters to you on the go.


Pandora radio is a personalized radio service that streams music on your phone with album artist and a rating system that lets you fine tune every station to your liking. Unlike the iPhone version, the Android version also lets you multitask while you listen

FX Camera

FXCamera, a free app that quickly adds effects to your photos from your Samsung Galaxy S2. The app gives users the option of transforming their photos with Polaroid, Fisheye, ToyCam, SymmetriCam and Andy Warhol effects. It’s a simple and doesn’t expect you to be a expert and this is the perfect app for users who want to add a vintage look to their photos.

SwiftKey X

Next-generation AI keyboard, now with unrivaled prediction and personalization! SwiftKey X for smartphones builds on TouchType’s SwiftKey keyboard to offer cloud personalization, a new prediction engine and a host of new UI improvements. This is a paid app.


Automate everything from settings to photos, SMS to speech. To get a full automation with this app you need to root your Samsung Galaxy S2. This app is also paid one.

Wireless Tether

wireless tether
Wireless Tether turns an Android phone, regardless of carrier, into a full blown W-Fi hotspot for any nearby devices that need one. In other words you can make your Samsung Galaxy S2 a WiFi router, but this app needs your phone to be rooted.

Little Photo

little photo
For those users who love to edit their pics and make them more attractive, this app is very handy. Little Photo provides 70 effects that you can apply to your images and then share them on various social networking sites like Facebook and twitter.

Talk to Me

talk to me
With this application, you can translate input text or speech in to 17 different languages and will play the conversation back to you. Its the best Real-time speech to speech translator for Android.

Toddler Lock

toddler lock
The perfect app to keep your child entertained.
Child lock with colorful graphics and soothing sounds to keep your kids entertained without having to worry about them making calls or starting other apps. Teach your child shapes and colors. Optionally enables airplane mode while application is active, so as to not irradiate your little darling.

Anti theft Droid

antidroid theft
Anti theft, protect against lost or stolen phones. Track your phone with GPS. Add extra to security to your phone if it is lost or stolen. Track its location and take pictures on the internet through the Anti Droid Theft website at Its features include:
- View position of phone using GPS
- Track changes to SIM card / phone numbers
- Spy camera, view pictures taken from phone’s camera.

MyPhone Explorer Client

myphone explorer client
Take screen-shots of your Samsung Galaxy S2 without rooting it up. Efficient management-software to control your phone throught PC. MyPhoneExplorer is a powerful phone management software for your Desktop PC. Some features-
- sync your phone with Outlook, Thunderbird, Sunbird, Lotus Notes, Tobit David, Windows Contacts, Windows Calendar.
- manage your SMS, Calllists, Apps, Files, handle Calls, create backups.
- Connection via WiFi, USB-Cable or Bluetooth.

This is my list of Best apps for Samsung Galaxy S2, if you also have some of your favorites, please share with us.


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    2. Mike says:

      Nice list. I use the following on my S2 in addition to what you have mentioned.

      1) Google Translate
      2) Facebook
      3) LinkedIn
      4) Google Sky Map
      5) Google Goggles
      6) Google Docs
      7) QuickPic
      8 ) Amazon Kindle
      9) Arcus Dictionary
      10) Astro File Manager
      11) Layar
      12) Shazam
      13) IMDB
      14) Skype
      15) Angry Birds, Rio, Seasons
      16) TuneIn Radio
      17) Album Art Grabber
      18) Bloomberg
      19) TuneWiki
      20) Evernote
      21) Droidin
      22) Ringdroid
      23) Expense Manager
      24) Juice Defender
      25) Backgrounds
      26) Dolphin Browser HD
      27) Elixir
      28) Lookout
      29) Jango
      30) Pulse Reader
      31) Viber
      32) Vlingo
      33) Photoshop Express
      34) Sound Hound
      35) Youtube
      36) Genial Writing
      37) News 360
      38) Pocket
      39) Appbrain
      40) Barcode Scanner

    3. Sona says:

      1.Mobo video Player
      2.Silent snap (camera application without clicking sound)
      3.CamScanner (photocopy from the photos. Best application)
      4.Merriam webster dictionary
      5.Quick Mark (scan barcodes)
      6.Battery Circle
      7.Executive Assistance (lock screen with agenda and missed calls)
      8.Go Launcher (best launcher)

    4. Arkantos says:

      blackmart alpha(nt available on market)
      Smart tools
      (any paid app on adro market can b taken frm “blackmart alpha” once u install it on ur phone….

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