Mumbai, a city that never sleeps! And so are the people living in it. As everyone in Mumbai is in a rush or hurry. Be it to catch an important train, or to reach someplace at the right time. Because no matter how much people deny, being late to places is our guilty pleasure. But apart from all this, it is no wrong in saying that Mumbai is indeed one of the best cities to live in! It has so much to offer, some famous tourist destination, commercial hubs, and most importantly the amount of passion that people have in their hearts! And because of which we can proudly say that Aamchi Mumbai is surely not behind from any other major cities. But when you are in a place like Mumbai which is so chaotic and buzzing, you already know the hassles of living in this dream city. Places get packed, trains are rushed, roads are jammed, the rates of home are getting higher than the sky, and so much more! So, we can’t solve each of your problems, but we can surely make your life a bit easier. And that is through smartphones! As if you scroll through Play Store or App Store you would find numerous apps that would help you to keep up with the pace of this fast moving city. So, cutting down the chase here is a list of 15 Apps that every Mumbaikar Must Have in their smartphone, for finding their way out in every chaos.
15 Apps Every Mumbaikar Must Have:
- Google Maps – Navigate & Explore
- Google Pay
- BookMyShow Entertainment
- Dailyhunt (Newshunt) – Latest News, Viral Videos
- Grofers – Order Grocery Online
- Naukri.com Job Search
- NoBroker Flats House Home Rent
If you are a Mumbaikar who travels in train either daily or even occasionally, then there are chances that you might have already installed the m-Indicator app. The reason being, it so much convenient, not just at times of train travel but also for bus and local transportation. As the app works offline and shows the Indian railway Timetable, as well as bus schedules, rail news, picnic spots, emergency numbers, and so much more. Now, extending with the railway timetable, the app covers all of Mumbai. That is from Central, Western, Harbour Virar-Dahanu Shuttle, Diva-Roha, Neral-Matheran, Mono and Metro. So, if you are on a platform and the indicator isn’t working, don’t worry you won’t miss any trains. As all the rail timings will be on your smartphone with the m-indicator app.
- Indian Railways offline Timetable.
- Maharashtra State Transport Offline Bus Timetable.
- Local public transport information.
- Classified sections.
- Emergency Telephone Numbers.
Keeping the legacy of the above m-Indicator app. UTS is another must-have application for every Mumbaikar who happens to travel a lot. As with this app, one can book a local train ticket online without any hassle. Just download the app and complete the registration process, and then you are good to go. With UTS, you can book train tickets, in either normal or quick booking options. Also, for the ticket, you get two options, the first being, Paper ticket which you need to print before starting your journey. And the paperless ticket that you should book only when you are away from the Station premises/Railway track. In addition, one can even cancel their ticket and also can pay with a number of e-wallet options. So, don’t miss your trains because of standing in never-landing ticket lines. As with UTS, you can book tickets in your own comfort.
- Book Ticket.
- Cancellation of Ticket.
- Paperless ticket.
- Paper ticket.
3. Ola cabs
Traveling is already a hassle, and not getting an auto in emergency adds more to a frustrating situation. But it is no wrong in saying that this scenario has now got old. As with the launch of Ola cabs, traveling is far more convenient now. With Ola, anyone can book a cab, in their own comfort and with their own preference. As Ola provides with a number of vehicle options, such as Macro, Mini, Prime Sedan, Prime Play, Lux, and now even an Auto! So, after viewing the fares and the features, one can book their ride easily and can also save money with the “Share” option. In addition, if you want to book a ride for later, you can also schedule it accordingly in advance from anywhere. So, in this fast-paced life stop standing in lines for autos and taxis, just download the Ola cab application and ride freely anytime, anywhere.
- Multiple ways to pay.
- Save more with Cab, Auto & Share Pass.
- Know fares & ride features.
- Ola Play.
- Schedule a ride.
In a mood of a hot coffee? A nice biryani? Cheesy pizzas and impressive burgers? Or some salad and juices? Well, whatever your craving will be, Swiggy Food Order & Delivery app has everything. As it is tied with not just high-end cafes and diners but also with local restaurants and hotels too. So, if you want food from your favorite local restaurant, don’t worry it will be listed on Swiggy! Also, not just restaurants, but the app even covers 30+ cuisines! And the best part, no minimum orders, that means even the smallest food parcel will come right at your door-step with lightning speed. In addition, if your hunger pangs are killing you, don’t worry track your order live directly through your smartphone without any hassle! So, download Swiggy and get tasty, affordable, and exciting meals delivered right at your doorstep.
- Long Distance Orders.
- Lightning Fast Delivery.
- Live Order Tracking.
- Offers, and Discounts.
- Pay instantly, on delivery, or later.
It can be said, that shopping is a girl’s best friend. But not just girls, shopping is, in fact, something that most of the people adore. But there is no denying with the fact, that shopping is indeed tiring. And that’s when Amazon comes in the picture! As Amazon is one of the most popular and reliable online shopping sites which is not just famous in India but internationally too. The reason being, the products are genuine, and the prices are low. As there are a number of sales that keeps on happening in the app, so you can grab your favorite products with incredible prices or rates. Not just it, but the Amazon India Shopping App brings to you, over 17 Crore original products! And that is surely a lot of options to choose from. So, download Amazon and get 24×7 customer service support, faster delivery, easy returns, and convenient payment options including cash on delivery.
- Rich catalog images.
- Personalized recommendations.
- 24×7 customer service support.
- Safe and Secure Shopping.
- Track your orders.
6. Google Maps
Never get lost with Google Maps as it includes over 220 countries and territories mapped, with hundreds of millions of businesses and places on the map! And not just lost, but you won’t get late also. As Google Maps provides with real-time ETAs and traffic conditions that will show you the best route if you want to reach on time. Also, if you are new to a location, don’t worry, you can still explore like a local as Google Maps provides with must-try lists that are created by, locals experts, Google, and publishers. Also, don’t stress if your connection gets lost, Google Maps work offline too. So, download Google Maps and get real-time GPS navigation, traffic, and public transport info. And explore local neighborhoods knowing where to eat, drink and go. No matter what part of the world you’re in!
- Real-time traffic updates.
- Live public transport updates.
- Must-try lists.
- Offline mode.
- Street view and indoor images.
7. Google Pay
Money transfers are quite risky. But in this technological world everything is getting upgraded and so are the ways of transferring money from one bank account to another. And one of the ways is online money transfer which can be easily done through the Google Pay app. As the name only suggests, the app is developed by Google, so whether or not it is reliable, is surely not a question here. As with Google Pay, one can easily pay and receive money straight from their bank account. Which means there’s no need to worry about reloading wallets and you also don’t need to do additional KYC. And not just money transfer, but one can also conveniently pay their bills with so much ease. Also, Google Pay protects your money with a world-class security system that helps detect fraud and prevent hacking. In addition, you also get a Tez mode with which one can easily make direct payments without sharing private details like your phone number. So, send money to friends, pay bills and buy online, recharge your phone, or pay at the nearby cafe with the Google Pay app.
- Pay and receive money.
- Pay anyone.
- Conveniently pay bills.
- Multiple layers of security.
- Tez Mode.
During the time of demonetization, Paytm was the app that saved many. As it made India go cashless and taught them the importance of smartphones even in the financial world! As with Paytm, one can easily send money directly from their bank account to any bank account at 0% charge. For doing so, simply link your bank a/c with Paytm and send money easily. Also, with Paytm you can conveniently pay up your bills in just a few steps. Be it, water, electricity, or even DTH recharges, everything is covered! In addition, you can also shop through Paytm directly in the app with top-selling products on Paytm Mall. Not just that but one can also book IRCTC train tickets, including tatkal tickets, at no extra charges on Paytm and pay through BHIM UPI. So, download Paytm app and simply send or receive money, or pay at stores using QR code scanner without any hassle.
- Mobile Recharge & Bill Payment.
- Money Transfer.
- Water, Gas & Electricity Bill Payment.
- DTH Recharge.
- QR Code Scanner.
Well, if you are a movie lover, then there are high chances that you already have the BookMyShow app. As with BookMyShow’s application you can easily book tickets for movies, plays, concerts, sports and many other events happening in your city. So, now don’t stand in ticket lines with the tension that your first-day first show tickets will get sold out. Just do a pre-booking of movie tickets online at the comfort of your home. Also, the app provides with movie show timings, list of theatres, reviews, and news, so that you make your choice accordingly. In addition, one can also get great offers and discounts at the time of payment. Be it from some bank or credit and even debit cards! And for more simplified plans, you can also make a group in the app to plan a movie with your friends. So, now no more switching between different messaging apps, send the movie timings and reviews for everyone to see! In all BookMyShow’s application is definitely a one-stop destination for all your ticketing and entertainment shows cravings.
- Create groups for movie plans.
- A wide range of cinemas.
- Instant payments.
- Movies slated for release.
If you are a fan of International shows and movies then Netflix is an app you will definitely be aware of. You need to subscribe for its membership and after getting Netflix membership you can watch thousands of movies and TV shows right on your smartphone. The installation of the app is free and you also get a one-month free trial so that you can easily decide after a month whether you want to subscribe or not. They update their list regularly with all the new and trendy movies and TV shows so that you are never left behind, along with thousands of shows and movies they also have Netflix Originals where they showcase shows and movies that are created and driven by Netflix such as Stranger Things, Jessica Jones, Narcos and many more. So easily search for your preferred title and enter the door of constant entertainment anytime and anywhere with the Netflix application.
- Download for later.
- Cancel subscription anytime.
- A wide range of options.
- Various categories.
YouTube is undoubtedly an app that has made numerous amount of people famous. And for the others, it has cut their boredom and taught them almost everything they need. As the app is not just limited to one type of videos, but, be it tutorials, life hacks, DIY’s, funny vines, motivational speeches and so much more. You name it and YouTube have it! Just subscribe to the channel of your favorite YouTuber and watch their videos without any hassle. Also, don’t just watch it alone, as through YouTube one can directly share the channels they love to their friends and family. Also, running late, don’t have time to watch the video? Well, you can even download it for later. So, subscribe to channels you love, share with friends, and watch videos on any device only with the YouTube app.
- Home tab.
- Subscriptions tab.
- Connect and share.
- Upload and edit your own videos.
- Download for later.
Being informed on what is going around the place you live in is utmost important, not just in Mumbai but anywhere. So that is the reason why a News app is, in fact, mandatory to be in everyone’s smartphone. And for this, we have selected the Dailyhunt (Newshunt) application. As it is an app, which not just have local newspapers, but national and regional too. Which means it provides news in English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Bangla, Gujarati, Urdu, Oriya and Punjabi from leading newspapers of India. Not just news, but it also covers live cricket score, trending videos and pictures, and many such more. Also, apart from this, one can even customize the way their app looks by setting the text size and background color as per their preference. And the best part, the app even works in offline mode too! So, get breaking news, daily news videos, headlines and updates on politics, sports, business, Bollywood and entertainment, technology and automobile only on the Dailyhunt app.
- Local and national Newspapers.
- Browse by topics.
- Notifications of Breaking News.
- Read news offline.
- Personalized options.
13. Grofers – Order Grocery Online
Grocery shopping is yet important and tiring at the same time. As there are moments when you don’t feel like going to the supermarket to buy the necessary food staples. As who will carry those heavy bags, or who will go from one place to another to get the lowest and best price. Well, to remove all this stress, Grofers application is here. As it is an app where one can order grocery online without any hassle. The app provides with over 5,000 products at prices lower than supermarkets, every day! Also, they guarantee home delivery for each and every product that you order or else 150% value back if an item is missing from your order! Now as per payment, one can select from multiple payment options, from net banking to e-wallets everything is covered. So, with Grofers, shop online for grocery, fruits, and vegetables, personal care, household care, baby care, pet care, meats, and seafood and get them delivered to your doorstep at the lowest prices.
- 100% return and exchange policy.
- Multiple Payment Options.
- Easy search options.
- Offers and discounts.
- Grofers Cash.
14. Naukri.com Job Search
Nowadays, getting a job is surely getting more and more tough. The reason being there is cut-throat competition everywhere. So, how can you search for the job that is suitable for your degree and talent? Well, don’t worry Naukri.com is here for your rescue. As with Naukri.com, one can easily search jobs according to their preference. And also with filters, so that you get more accurate results. Just register on the application for free, upload your updated resume, fill out your details, search for the jobs you like, and then apply to them completely free. Also, the app even sends out personal recommendations and each and every notification on your email. This even includes that whether or not your application is seen by the recruiter! So, why wait for the perfect job to come to you? Simply download Naukri Job Search app today and apply to jobs now. Also, be the first one to get notifications for the latest job vacancies!
- Track your job applications.
- Filter search.
- New job openings.
- 5 free job alerts.
- Personalized job recommendations.
15. NoBroker Flats House Home Rent
Buying a flat or a permanent place to live in, is indeed difficult, not just in Mumbai but surely anywhere else. But till then rented homes are a suitable option for a vast majority of people. But the main problem arrives when even after paying for all the paperwork and deposit, you still need to pay for the brokerage! But with, NoBroker app this problem will surely get vanished. As through NoBroker, anyone can easily buy, sell, rent, or can even find flatmates without paying any brokerage in Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, and Gurgaon. The app connects, genuine house owners and genuine tenants directly without a broker, thus saving on brokerage. So, if you are a tenant you can look for the property by quick filter searches. Or if you are a house owner then you can upload the photographs of your flat with proper details. So, download NoBroker app and contact directly to your owner and tenant without the need of a middleman.
- Genuine owners and tenants.
- Map view.
- Filter search.
- No need of a broker.
- List or find properties with ease.
So, above was the list for the 15 Apps that every Mumbaikar must surely have in their devices. Now, summing this article up, we have listed 15 applications which are best in their category, so that you don’t need to search for each and every one individually. Also, the apps mentioned are indeed important and should be in every smartphone. Be it for watching train timing, ordering food online, checking movie showtime, searching for a job, reading news, and many such more. These apps will basically help in your day-to-day life from giving you vital information till providing you with bundles of joy.
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