The Top 5 Free Apps Of 2016, According To Apple

The Top 10 Free Apps Of 2016, According To Apple
Apple listed the 5 most downloaded free apps of 2016. Apple published its list in early December. Photo : Unbox Therapy/YouTube Screenshot

Aer you an Apple iPhone user? Here is the list of top free applications of 2016 for you to Download. From email apps to apps for the weather, social apps, and health apps, here’s what you should download once your iPhone is setup.

The Top 10 Free Apps Of 2016, According To Apple

According to Business Insider, Apple published its list of top free apps in early December, so the smash hit Super Mario Run wasn't included in it. The two apps, Facebook and Google, dominate Apple's very own list of the 10 most downloaded apps of 2016. If not for Snapchat and Pokémon Go, Facebook would probably have the three most downloaded iPhone apps.

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Snapchat is an image messaging and multimedia mobile application that is in demand to almost all iPhone users. The latest version of Snapchat is the version wherein users can do the following:

  • Snap and Chat with up to 16 friends! Chats you send to a group are deleted by default after 24 hours.
  • Use scissors to cut out your own stickers from a Snap!
  • When editing a Snap in Memories, tap the paintbrush to give your Snap a new look.
  • Press and hold on the camera screen to identify a song with Shazam. Songs you’ve Shazamed appear in Settings.

Facebook Messenger

To instantly reach the people in your life for free, Facebook Messenger is a must for you! The latest version of the FB Messenger is 100.1. "We update the app regularly so we can make it better for you. Get the latest version for all of the available features and improvements. Thanks for using Messenger!" As described by UpToDown, Facebook Messenger is the official Facebook app that allows users to have text conversations with all of their friends on the popular social network, Facebook.

Pokémon GO

Catching, hatching, evolving and more you can do with the Pokémon GO. It based on the popular show named as Pokémon abbreviated from the Japanese title of Pocket Monsters. Japanese anime television series, which has been adapted for the international television markets with the official series name as Pokémon: The Series.

Like other free and popular iOS apps, Pokémon Go contains microtransactions. Money can be exchanged for PokéCoins, which can be used to buy Poké Balls, Lure Modules, and other items to speed up the Pokémon catching process. And if you’re really into the game, you can spend $35 on a physical wearable device that will let you catch Pokémon without ever having to look at your phone.


Instagram is a simple way to capture and share the user's moments. With this app, you can follow your friends and family to see what they’re up to. You can also discover accounts from all over the world such as your favorite singer, favorite host, and even your long lost family member. Join the community now with over 500 million people and express yourself by sharing all the moments of your day––the highlights and everything in between, too.

The latest Instagram is version 10.3. All the new features for Instagram Stories and updates to the latest version of the app are the following: stickers, holiday fun, hands-free video mode, text enhancements and save story video.


The latest YoTube is version 11.47.1. The updates are the following:

  • Fixed bug for iOS 8 users where the app crashes when clicking on a related video
  • Resolved issue where users were unable to update channel banners or channel photos
  • Better support for Right to Left languages

As reported by TechTimes, the YouTube app for iPhone and iPad takes everything great from the site and fits it into a phone, with an easy and refined user interface. Best of all, users can upload video right from the app. YouTube, indeed, is a great video app for all the iOS users!


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