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  1. Bowlegz's Avatar
    Hello everyone, I wanted to stop in and say hi! I just picked up an HTC One M8 and so far I am pleased with it. I'm new to Windows Phone and am still trying to figure things out, so hopefully you guys can help me out. First question, what are some of the "must have" apps that I should be downloading?
    10-09-2014 05:25 PM
  2. Guytronic's Avatar
    10-09-2014 05:31 PM
  3. xandros9's Avatar
    Hellooooo!
    and welcome!

    Well, if you had searched, there are some people who decided to ask about must-have apps as well.
    Think you'll game? Halo: SA is quite nice, as well as other games, esp. by Gameloft. SongArc, etc.

    I'll just toss some out that I have:
    Adobe Reader
    Files (by MS)
    HERE Drive (and other HERE apps)
    IM+ (Pro)
    #1 Toolkit
    Messenger (Facebook)
    Moliplayer Pro
    The MSN suite of apps (News, Money...)
    myTube or Metrotube for youtube.
    Office Lens
    Opera Mini (beta though)
    Reading List (great if you use other Windows 8.x computers or tablets)
    10-09-2014 05:32 PM
  4. Lance_WPCentral's Avatar
    Hello Bowlegz, wlecome to WPCentral the most happening forum for Windows Phone. congrats on your new HTC One M8. Its a great phone to have. Some of the must have apps I would suggest are :

    Whatsapp
    WPCentral
    Metrotube
    IMDb
    Skype
    Files
    Moliplayer Pro
    Facebook
    Messenger (Facebook)
    Weather
    Adobe Reader
    Bing Translator
    CamScanner
    UC Browser
    Shazam
    Nextgen Reader
    OneDrive

    (Just Search in the phone app store with the above names and you will find them)
    10-10-2014 07:48 AM
  5. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Hi and welcome to WPCentral. I'm glad you've joined our community.
    Kevin Rush likes this.
    10-11-2014 01:34 AM
  6. Bowlegz's Avatar
    Thanks everyone for pointing me in the right direction.
    Kevin Rush likes this.
    10-11-2014 06:00 AM
  7. SammyD97's Avatar
    Welcome!
    Just to add to the lists above
    Poki (pocket client)
    MetroMail
    Movie Maker 8.1
    Easy Transfer
    Aresjr21, Kevin Rush and Bowlegz like this.
    10-11-2014 07:02 AM
  8. Muessig's Avatar
    These are all great app suggestions, let us know how you get on with them!
    10-11-2014 01:25 PM
  9. Bowlegz's Avatar
    These are all great app suggestions, let us know how you get on with them!
    Will do.
    10-11-2014 07:22 PM
  10. pmhgeneral's Avatar
    Welcome to WP Central forums, Always nice to have new members join in, ask questions and post in the thread's.
    Good Luck
    I would recommend chronos calendar app is great.
    10-13-2014 05:07 AM
  11. Aresjr21's Avatar
    I would definitely recommend the MSN suite of apps, afterwards if you have the accompanying devices:
    Fitbit
    Runtastic
    Authenticator (MS app)
    CC Player (for flv files)
    Facebook Beta
    Gym Pocket Guide
    Lockmix
    Music Drop
    Office Lens
    Preview for Developers
    Start Perfect/ Transparency Tiles
    Uc Browser
    Vivino Wine Scanner (if you are into wine)
    WPCentral app
    Xbox Smart Glass (for metadata on media)
    Bowlegz likes this.
    10-13-2014 05:21 AM
  12. Anand Rangaraj's Avatar
    Greetings!

    I mentioned Apps Which is i am Using. I believe it is fulfill your expectation!!!!!

    1. Camera 360
    2. Battery saver
    3. Whats app
    4. Hike messenger
    5. Remote desktop
    6. Facebook
    7. Messenger (face book)
    8. One drive
    9. Lumia Story teller
    10. App Folder
    11. Dictionary
    12. Skype
    13. myAppfree
    14. You tube
    15. Office Lense
    16. Wp central
    17. Preview for Developer
    18.Run Wlak Tracker
    19. Adobe reader
    20. Converge
    21. Near Now
    22. Authenticator
    Bowlegz likes this.
    10-13-2014 06:56 AM
  13. hedning's Avatar
    Hey and welcome!

    Seems like you got some recommendations above here. I can recommend you: Tinder!
    Bowlegz likes this.
    10-13-2014 10:27 AM
  14. worldspy99's Avatar
    Welcome to WPC! I believe people have mostly covered the bases. Tapatalk and GasBuddy are two apps I use quite a bit.
    Bowlegz likes this.
    10-13-2014 01:29 PM
  15. Peter Shoferistov's Avatar
    Greetings Bowlegz!
    Bowlegz likes this.
    10-14-2014 05:22 PM
  16. gedzum's Avatar
    Hello and welcome. Great to have you here. Most of the apps seem to have been covered already. I personally like Weave, ProShot and Insider Pro.Use those apps quite a bit
    10-18-2014 06:01 AM
  17. myke38's Avatar
    Hello, don't forget the game
    1/ Helidroid 3 !!!
    10-27-2014 05:35 AM
  18. anon(5061193)'s Avatar
    Hello everyone, I wanted to stop in and say hi! I just picked up an HTC One M8 and so far I am pleased with it. I'm new to Windows Phone and am still trying to figure things out, so hopefully you guys can help me out. First question, what are some of the "must have" apps that I should be downloading?
    I am in the exact same situation.. LOVE the M8 and now want ot go ALL windows... do I get the SP3 or SP2??? next big question....
    11-01-2014 06:35 AM
  19. littlegreenbob's Avatar
    Welcome to the forums

    As a developer I like meeting people with Windows Phones hungry for apps and games. Hopefully I can entice you to downloading one of mine ;)

    Hope to see you around
    11-10-2014 01:51 AM
  20. xandros9's Avatar
    I am in the exact same situation.. LOVE the M8 and now want ot go ALL windows... do I get the SP3 or SP2??? next big question....
    The Surface Pro 3 and 2 are similar (i5 models at least, perhaps identical) in performance and longevity.

    Its a matter of design and form factor. Pro 3 is larger, more advanced kickstand, silver finish. The Pro 2 is dark grey, more rectangular, smaller and stuff.
    11-13-2014 04:18 PM
  21. Cryio's Avatar
    Some of the must have apps I would suggest are :

    IMDb

    (Just Search in the phone app store with the above names and you will find them)
    Nah, iMDB for WP is terrible. It hasn't been updated since WP7.5 days.
    11-16-2014 04:12 PM
  22. thrash994's Avatar
    Hello and welcome to the Windows family :)
    I see no one has recommended Tubecast (Youtube app). I think it's slightly better than myTube and Metrotube but all three of them are great so you can't go wrong with installing one of them. I have installed all three. For example, for videos I use Tubecast and for music myTube (which has option to play only the sound of the video and you don't need the app to be opened). Metrotube is more kind of simple app but still useful.
    Everyone here is recommending apps so I made a list of a few games I really like.

    Asphalt 8
    Asphalt Overdrive
    Beach Buggy Racing
    Dead Target: Zombie
    FIFA 15
    Spider-Man Unlimited
    Age of Empires: Castle Siege
    Benji Bananas
    Hungry Shark Evolution
    Neonize
    Tap Tap Ninja
    Rival Knights
    Cut and Hack

    I think this is enough :)
    And by the way, I highly recommend you to install myAppFree for daily deals :)
    Last edited by thrash994; 11-28-2015 at 07:18 AM.
    11-16-2014 05:37 PM
  23. Darthbobcat's Avatar
    Hello everyone, I wanted to stop in and say hi! I just picked up an HTC One M8 and so far I am pleased with it. I'm new to Windows Phone and am still trying to figure things out, so hopefully you guys can help me out. First question, what are some of the "must have" apps that I should be downloading?
    Welcome! What were you using before? The whole "new to Windows" thing makes me suspect you're a Mac guy?
    11-16-2014 10:23 PM
  24. Muessig's Avatar
    Hey Bow! Check out the Windows Phone Apps section of the board for some great recommendations!
    xandros9 likes this.
    11-30-2014 11:22 AM

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