Top 10 Most Used Apps by Nepalese People

Last updated on 2022-09-22
Top 10 Most Used Apps by Nepalese People

Technology has advanced to a great point of development. Smartphones are one of the greatest technological innovations. It is now an unavoidable aspect of everyone's life. Smartphones and mobile applications have made life more convenient for people. With the rapid advancement of technology, mobile applications are currently utilized for a variety of reasons such as business, education, entertainment, fashion, gaming, and many more to improve people's lives. The Most used phone applications in Nepal are listed below:

*The data is based on the research done by The Everest List.

10. Esewa

Esewa
Image Source: Google Play

eSewa, which was founded in 2009, is already a household name. Esewa, South Asia's first digital wallet, is a subsidiary of F1Soft International, a leading Nepalese FinTech firm. It is a licensed Payment Service Provider from Nepal Rastra Bank (Central Bank of Nepal) and an ISO 27001:2013 certified organization. Customers of Esewa can simply pay their bills via the Esewa mobile app or internet login. Recharging your phone, paying utility bills (NEA, Khanepani, Landline, etc.), internet bills, TV bills, school fees, and many other services are now available at the touch of a button. The publisher of Esewa is eSewa FonePay Pvt.Ltd and falls under the financial services.

  • Publisher : eSewa FonePay Pvt.Ltd
  • Category : Finance
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 30
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 14
  • Google Star Rating : 3.6

9. Tinder

Tinder
Image Source: Facebook

Tinder is a geosocial networking and online dating app. Users on Tinder "swipe right" to like or "swipe left" to hate other users' profiles, which feature a photo, a brief bio, and a list of their interests. Tinder employs a "double opt-in" approach in which both users must like each other before exchanging messages. Sean Rad founded Tinder in 2012 during a hackathon at the West Hollywood startup incubator Hatch Labs. Tinder has 6.2 million members and 75 million monthly active users in 2020.Tinder had more than 65 billion matches worldwide as of 2021.Tinder Inc. is the app's publisher, and it falls under the Lifestyle category.

  • Publisher : Tinder Inc.
  • Category : Lifestyle
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 10
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 17
  • Google Star Rating : 3.65

8. Hamro Patro

Hamro Patro
Image Source: Wikipedia

Hamro Patro, introduced in 2010, was one of the first Nepali apps that incorporated Nepali Patro. The creators began with a Nepali Calendar smartphone app to assist Nepalese living abroad in staying up to date on Nepalese festivals and major dates in the Nepali calendar year. Later, to cater to folks who couldn't type in Nepali using fonts like Preeti, Ganesh, and even Nepali Unicode, they created the Hamro Nepali keyboard. It has been downloaded over 10 million times as of 2022. It also includes news, horoscopes, foreign currency rates, podcasts, and Nepali FM radio stations. Nepalese people frequently utilize Hamro Patro.

  • Publisher : Shankhar Upreti
  • Category : Productivity
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 40
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 12
  • Google Star Rating : 4

7. Garena Free Fire: Heroes Arise

Garena Free Fire: Heroes Arise
Image Source: HD Tech

Garena Free Fire, commonly known as Free Fire, is an online-only third-person action-adventure battle royale game created by 111 dots Studio and released by Garena for Android and iOS. In 2019, it became the most downloaded smartphone game in the world. In August 2021, Free Fire achieved a new global record with over 150 million daily active users. Free Fire has earned over $4 billion worldwide as of 2021. On September 28, 2021, Free Fire Max, a graphically improved version of Free Fire, was published globally. It is one of the most used apps in Nepal.

  • Publisher : Garena International I
  • Category : Games/ Action
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 5
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 22
  • Google Star Rating : 4.05

6. PUBG MOBILE

PUBG MOBILE
Image Source: Macrumors

PUBG Mobile is a free-to-play battle royale video game developed by Tencent Games' LightSpeed & Quantum Studio. It is a mobile game adaption of PUBG: Battlegrounds that was published on March 19, 2018 for Android and iOS. It was published by a number of different publishers across the world, including Krafton, Tencent, and VNG Games. By April 2022, PUBG Mobile had over a billion downloads and grossed over $8.3 billion, making it the world's fourth highest-grossing mobile game. It is the sixth most popular app in Nepal. It is also the most popular mobile video game ever.

  • Publisher : Tencent Mobile International Limited
  • Category : Games/ Action
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 3
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 3
  • Google Star Rating : 4.3

5. Truecaller

Truecaller
Image Source: APK Mirror

TrueCaller is a smartphone application with caller-identification, call-blocking, flash-messaging, call-recording (on Android up to version 8), and Chat & Voice over the Internet. When registering for the service, users must supply a normal cellular phone number. The software is available for iOS and Android. TrueCaller is created by True Software Scandinavia AB, a privately held firm based in Stockholm, Sweden. It is now the go-to app for Caller ID and spam filtering, with over 310 million monthly active users worldwide. It falls under the Communication/ Utilities category.

  • Publisher : True Software Scandinavia AB
  • Category : Communication/ Utilities
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 37
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 6
  • Google Star Rating : 4.4

4. Tantan

Tantan
Image Source: Google Play

Tantan is a Chinese startup whose main product is a dating app for iOS and Android. The program was designed to connect you with someone you might be interested in dating. The platform is designed to only help you obtain whoever you want while keeping user information protected throughout the encounter. The app's key interface component is the swiping feature, which allows you to swipe right to say you like someone and left to pass on a person and move on to the next person. This is quite similar to other dating applications such as Tinder (app).Tantan Hong Kong Limited is the app's publisher, and it falls under the Social Networking category.

  • Publisher : Tantan Hong Kong Limited
  • Category : Social Networking
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 15
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 10
  • Google Star Rating : 4.45

3. Coin Master

Coin Master
Image Source: New Deal

Coin Master is a free, single-player, casual mobile game developed by the Israeli company Moon Active. It has been downloaded over 100 million times (as of February 2021). Coin Master is the third most popular app in Nepal and is classified as a 'Adventure Game' on app stores, yet it employs gambling principles. It's a fun strategy and chance game in which you pull the handle on a slot machine to collect power-ups and coins as you try to construct a thriving city and become the strongest warrior. Coin Master is under the Games/ Casual genre.

  • Publisher : Moon Active
  • Category : Games/ Casual
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 6
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 1
  • Google Star Rating : 4.5

2. inDriver

inDriver
Image Source: Nepali Telecom

inDriver is a ride-hailing service that operates in 42 countries and has over 100 million customers. Not only in Nepal ,it is the second most downloaded ridesharing and taxi app worldwide. It is one of the most rapidly growing international passenger transportation services that uses the Real-Time Deals paradigm. All trip conditions in the inDriver app are defined by an agreement between passengers and drivers. inDriver operates in both small communities with a population of 10,000 people, frequently with poor internet and no settlement maps, and in huge cities with the highest level of competition, successfully adjusting to the needs of any settlement's residents. Suol Innovations Ltd is the app's publisher, and it is classified as Travel.

  • Publisher : Suol Innovations Ltd
  • Category : Travel
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 38
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 23
  • Google Star Rating : 4.6

1. TikTok

TikTok
Image Source: Microsoft

TikTok is the place to go for mobile videos. Short-form videos on TikTok are engaging, spontaneous, and authentic. TikTok has something for everyone, whether you're a sports lover, a pet owner, or just looking for a good chuckle. All you have to do is watch, interact with what you like, and skip what you don't, and you'll be presented with an infinite stream of short films that feel tailored to you. TikTok has become the most downloaded app in the world, as well as the most utilized app in Nepal. According to a report issued by analytics firm Sensor Tower, the social media app has been downloaded more than 176 million times since the beginning of 2022.TikTok Pte. Ltd. is the app's publisher, and it falls under the Social/Entertainment category.

  • Publisher : TikTok Pte. Ltd.
  • Category : Social/ Entertainment
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 2
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 2
  • Google Star Rating : 4.8

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10. Esewa

Esewa
Image Source: Google Play

eSewa, which was founded in 2009, is already a household name. Esewa, South Asia's first digital wallet, is a subsidiary of F1Soft International, a leading Nepalese FinTech firm. It is a licensed Payment Service Provider from Nepal Rastra Bank (Central Bank of Nepal) and an ISO 27001:2013 certified organization. Customers of Esewa can simply pay their bills via the Esewa mobile app or internet login. Recharging your phone, paying utility bills (NEA, Khanepani, Landline, etc.), internet bills, TV bills, school fees, and many other services are now available at the touch of a button. The publisher of Esewa is eSewa FonePay Pvt.Ltd and falls under the financial services.

  • Publisher : eSewa FonePay Pvt.Ltd
  • Category : Finance
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 30
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 14
  • Google Star Rating : 3.6

9. Tinder

Tinder
Image Source: Facebook

Tinder is a geosocial networking and online dating app. Users on Tinder "swipe right" to like or "swipe left" to hate other users' profiles, which feature a photo, a brief bio, and a list of their interests. Tinder employs a "double opt-in" approach in which both users must like each other before exchanging messages. Sean Rad founded Tinder in 2012 during a hackathon at the West Hollywood startup incubator Hatch Labs. Tinder has 6.2 million members and 75 million monthly active users in 2020.Tinder had more than 65 billion matches worldwide as of 2021.Tinder Inc. is the app's publisher, and it falls under the Lifestyle category.

  • Publisher : Tinder Inc.
  • Category : Lifestyle
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 10
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 17
  • Google Star Rating : 3.65

8. Hamro Patro

Hamro Patro
Image Source: Wikipedia

Hamro Patro, introduced in 2010, was one of the first Nepali apps that incorporated Nepali Patro. The creators began with a Nepali Calendar smartphone app to assist Nepalese living abroad in staying up to date on Nepalese festivals and major dates in the Nepali calendar year. Later, to cater to folks who couldn't type in Nepali using fonts like Preeti, Ganesh, and even Nepali Unicode, they created the Hamro Nepali keyboard. It has been downloaded over 10 million times as of 2022. It also includes news, horoscopes, foreign currency rates, podcasts, and Nepali FM radio stations. Nepalese people frequently utilize Hamro Patro.

  • Publisher : Shankhar Upreti
  • Category : Productivity
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 40
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 12
  • Google Star Rating : 4

7. Garena Free Fire: Heroes Arise

Garena Free Fire: Heroes Arise
Image Source: HD Tech

Garena Free Fire, commonly known as Free Fire, is an online-only third-person action-adventure battle royale game created by 111 dots Studio and released by Garena for Android and iOS. In 2019, it became the most downloaded smartphone game in the world. In August 2021, Free Fire achieved a new global record with over 150 million daily active users. Free Fire has earned over $4 billion worldwide as of 2021. On September 28, 2021, Free Fire Max, a graphically improved version of Free Fire, was published globally. It is one of the most used apps in Nepal.

  • Publisher : Garena International I
  • Category : Games/ Action
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 5
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 22
  • Google Star Rating : 4.05

6. PUBG MOBILE

PUBG MOBILE
Image Source: Macrumors

PUBG Mobile is a free-to-play battle royale video game developed by Tencent Games' LightSpeed & Quantum Studio. It is a mobile game adaption of PUBG: Battlegrounds that was published on March 19, 2018 for Android and iOS. It was published by a number of different publishers across the world, including Krafton, Tencent, and VNG Games. By April 2022, PUBG Mobile had over a billion downloads and grossed over $8.3 billion, making it the world's fourth highest-grossing mobile game. It is the sixth most popular app in Nepal. It is also the most popular mobile video game ever.

  • Publisher : Tencent Mobile International Limited
  • Category : Games/ Action
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 3
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 3
  • Google Star Rating : 4.3

5. Truecaller

Truecaller
Image Source: APK Mirror

TrueCaller is a smartphone application with caller-identification, call-blocking, flash-messaging, call-recording (on Android up to version 8), and Chat & Voice over the Internet. When registering for the service, users must supply a normal cellular phone number. The software is available for iOS and Android. TrueCaller is created by True Software Scandinavia AB, a privately held firm based in Stockholm, Sweden. It is now the go-to app for Caller ID and spam filtering, with over 310 million monthly active users worldwide. It falls under the Communication/ Utilities category.

  • Publisher : True Software Scandinavia AB
  • Category : Communication/ Utilities
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 37
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 6
  • Google Star Rating : 4.4

4. Tantan

Tantan
Image Source: Google Play

Tantan is a Chinese startup whose main product is a dating app for iOS and Android. The program was designed to connect you with someone you might be interested in dating. The platform is designed to only help you obtain whoever you want while keeping user information protected throughout the encounter. The app's key interface component is the swiping feature, which allows you to swipe right to say you like someone and left to pass on a person and move on to the next person. This is quite similar to other dating applications such as Tinder (app).Tantan Hong Kong Limited is the app's publisher, and it falls under the Social Networking category.

  • Publisher : Tantan Hong Kong Limited
  • Category : Social Networking
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 15
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 10
  • Google Star Rating : 4.45

3. Coin Master

Coin Master
Image Source: New Deal

Coin Master is a free, single-player, casual mobile game developed by the Israeli company Moon Active. It has been downloaded over 100 million times (as of February 2021). Coin Master is the third most popular app in Nepal and is classified as a 'Adventure Game' on app stores, yet it employs gambling principles. It's a fun strategy and chance game in which you pull the handle on a slot machine to collect power-ups and coins as you try to construct a thriving city and become the strongest warrior. Coin Master is under the Games/ Casual genre.

  • Publisher : Moon Active
  • Category : Games/ Casual
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 6
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 1
  • Google Star Rating : 4.5

2. inDriver

inDriver
Image Source: Nepali Telecom

inDriver is a ride-hailing service that operates in 42 countries and has over 100 million customers. Not only in Nepal ,it is the second most downloaded ridesharing and taxi app worldwide. It is one of the most rapidly growing international passenger transportation services that uses the Real-Time Deals paradigm. All trip conditions in the inDriver app are defined by an agreement between passengers and drivers. inDriver operates in both small communities with a population of 10,000 people, frequently with poor internet and no settlement maps, and in huge cities with the highest level of competition, successfully adjusting to the needs of any settlement's residents. Suol Innovations Ltd is the app's publisher, and it is classified as Travel.

  • Publisher : Suol Innovations Ltd
  • Category : Travel
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 38
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 23
  • Google Star Rating : 4.6

1. TikTok

TikTok
Image Source: Microsoft

TikTok is the place to go for mobile videos. Short-form videos on TikTok are engaging, spontaneous, and authentic. TikTok has something for everyone, whether you're a sports lover, a pet owner, or just looking for a good chuckle. All you have to do is watch, interact with what you like, and skip what you don't, and you'll be presented with an infinite stream of short films that feel tailored to you. TikTok has become the most downloaded app in the world, as well as the most utilized app in Nepal. According to a report issued by analytics firm Sensor Tower, the social media app has been downloaded more than 176 million times since the beginning of 2022.TikTok Pte. Ltd. is the app's publisher, and it falls under the Social/Entertainment category.

  • Publisher : TikTok Pte. Ltd.
  • Category : Social/ Entertainment
  • Similar Web Google Play Store Rank : 2
  • Similar Web Apple App Store Rank : 2
  • Google Star Rating : 4.8