Android has become the most popular mobile operating system in the global market in a very short period. In the context of Nepal too, the number of Android users are growing rapidly every day. As the number of users is growing, the number of apps is growing at the much larger rate. These days, the use of the smartphones is not just limited to messages, phone calls but they have become our lifestyle. When you buy a smartphone, the first thing you do after logging into your phone is to download the essential apps for your phone. So, in this post, we have listed some of the popular Nepali Android apps available in Google Play Store to help you choose the correct apps which are extremely helpful in the context of Nepal.
Digital Nepal is an all in one app for Nepali users with the essential features like Patro, Loadshedding, Local News, Rashifal, FM Radio, SMS Collection, Earthquake, Constitution, Date Converter, Land Calculator. You can download it for free from play store. This app has lots of pop up ads which needs to be improved.
eSewa, owned by F1Soft is the first online payment gateway of Nepal. You can use your eSewa account to make payments like Mobile Topup, Internet Bill Payment, Western Union Money Pickup, Dish Home Recharge, Water Bill Payment, Electricity Bill Payment, Credit Card Payment , Transfer Money and so on. You can login to esewa.com.np to create an account.
Ekantipur is the official Android app of Kantipur Media Group which updates you with the latest news of Nepal. Beside this, you can read magazines like Kathmandu Post, Kantipur, Nari, Saptahik , watch Television and listen to Radio with this app.
Hamro Doctor is all in one Health and Fitness and health news portal of Nepal. Hamro Doctore provides you complete information about the doctor, clinics, blood banks, ambulance, etc. along with health tips, medicine tracking, blood donors, diseases, videos, etc. You can use this app to donate blood and help others in need.
Hamro Nepali Keyboard apps lets you type Nepali on your Android Phone. Hamro Keyboard is available in 3 keyboard layouts : Traditional, Romanized and Unicode. Hamro Keyboard has replaced the copy and paste problem and has made Nepali typing much more easier in Android Phones.
Hamro Patro and Digital Nepal have almost same concept but different way of presentation that’s why Hamro Patro has been loved by Millions. Hamro Patro has features like Nepali Patro, Loadshedding, Weather, Rashifal, News, Date Converter, eCards, etc. Hamro Patro has a sticky notification feature which makes you easier to view time, date, weather and loadshedding. You can also apply to be a beta Tester of Hamro Patro Android App.
Kaymu is the leading online marketplace of Nepal which serves as a platform for sellers and buyers. You can buy and sell electronic products, mobile phones and accessories, fashion items, etc. in Kaymu. Kaymu provides you instant and easy communication with the seller. Kaymu provides both online and offline payment.
LokSewa Nepal app provides all the materials necessary for PSC (लोक सेवा आयोग) applicants. LokSewa Nepal provides updated notices of PSC, question banks, GK , syllabus, etc. You can also buy books using LokSewa Nepal app. If you are preparing for PSC exams then LokSewa Nepal is the must have apps for you. Also, this app was awarded by mBillionth award.
Nepali Dictionary, developed by Hamro Patro team is the two dictionary i.e नेपाली -English and English – नेपाली. Nepali Dictionary is availble in offline mode with features like Hangman, word pronounciation , etc.
nLocate is the local search engine app for Nepali, with nlocate you can locate places around you. Beside this nlocate provides you current date and time, your current location, now showing movies, Rashifal, ATMs Nearby, Hotels Nearby, etc which makes your search very easy.
Nepali Patro provides you Nepali Calendar, Rashifal, Load shedding, News etc. with a unique app layout. Nepali Patro also has sticky notification feature where you add sticky notification for both calendar and Loadshedding. Nepali Patro is available in both नेपाली and English language.
You can listen to favourite poems, songs, novels , radio programs, etc using Nepali Audio Book Android App.
NET TV NEPAL lets you watch your favourite TV channels, shows , videos. etc. using your Android Phone. Also, It has live TV and Movies feature for Android smartphone users.
NEPSE is the real-time stock exchange app for your Android Phone with daily updates of stock exchange, shares, etc.
Picovico is a free photo to video making app where you can create video just choosing style, selecting photo/text and music. You can express your birthday, party , college, wedding video with Picovico just from your Phone. Picovico also allows you to download your video for offline use.
Traffic Police is an official app of Traffic Police, Nepal. This app is focused on providing information of traffic situation of Kathmandu as well as other provide awareness, news, rules and regulations, etc. to general public.
Though we have listed out the most used apps, this is not the complete list of Nepali Android Apps in Google Play Store. There are lots of other apps by Nepali Developers in Google Play Store. This list is based on the review given by general public and not any formal research. If you feel some other Nepali app to be listed here, feel free to comment. Also, you can give your personal views regarding your experience with the apps listed here.