The Top Android Apps on the Google Play Store

Written by Amit Agarwal on Aug 13, 2014

This is an updated list of the top Android Apps that have amassed more than 50,000,000 downloads on the official Google Play store. The data has been screen-scraped from Google Web Search and the Google Play store. You can also download the raw data as an Excel sheet.

Android Apps with 100 million+ downloads
Legend: The blue bars indicate the average user rating of an app while orange reflects the total number of users that have rated that app on the App Store.

Android App Install Base

500 million to 1 billion

  1. Gmail
  2. YouTube
  3. Google Play services
  4. Maps
  5. Facebook

100 million – 500 million

  1. GO Launcher EX
  2. Twitter
  3. Viber
  4. Facebook Messenger
  5. Voice Search
  6. Google Play Books
  7. Subway Surfers
  8. Google Play Music
  9. Tiny Flashlight + LED
  10. Pandora
  11. WhatsApp Messenger
  12. Skype
  13. Fruit Ninja Free
  14. Dropbox
  15. Adobe Reader
  16. Angry Birds
  17. Talking Tom Cat 2 Free
  18. Street View on Google Maps
  19. Google+
  20. Hangouts (replaces Talk)
  21. Google Search
  22. Chrome Browser
  23. Google Play Movies & TV
  24. LINE: Free Calls & Messages

50 million – 100 million

  1. GO SMS Pro
  2. KakaoTalk: Free Calls & Text
  3. Google Translate
  4. Temple Run
  5. SoundHound
  6. Tango Video, Voice & Text
  7. Yahoo! Mail
  8. Brightest Flashlight Free ®
  9. Advanced Task Killer
  10. GO Locker
  11. Pou
  12. Angry Birds Rio
  13. Hill Climb Racing
  14. Barcode Scanner
  15. WeChat
  16. TuneIn Radio
  17. MX Player
  18. PicsArt
  19. Shoot Bubble Deluxe
  20. Despicable Me
  21. Talking Tom Cat Free
  22. GROUP PLAY
  23. Shazam
  24. ChatON
  25. Kindle
  26. ZEDGE.
  27. Jetpack Joyride
  28. AntiVirus Security
  29. Pool Billiards Pro
  30. Opera Mini web browser
  31. Google Earth
  32. Flipboard: Your News Magazine

Quick highlights:

  • Facebook is only non-Google app in the Google Play Store that has been downloaded more than 500 million times. The others are Gmail, YouTube, Google Play and Google Maps that are mostly pre-installed on Android phones.
  • The 50m+ list has 65 apps but the one app that enjoys the highest average user rating is Brightest Flashlight, a free app that turns your Android phone into a torch.
  • Facebook has been rated by over 8 million users while 4 million Android users have added their ratings for WhatsApps Messenger on the Play Store. No other app comes close.
Android Apps with 50 million+ downloads

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