Explained: How the Mobile Apps Helped the People in Quarantine Period

Explained: How the Mobile Apps Helped the People in Quarantine Period

The year 2020 and deadly coronavirus has changed the lives of the entire world, and it has also tremendously affected the working of the entire world. Besides this, the consequences of the life-threatening virus have pressured various countries’ governments to impose the lockdown in their respective regions. Due to this reason, almost every sector has to face a challenging time, be it e-commerce, sports field, entertainment industries, IT sector, Economy, and many others.

The pandemic time was tough for almost everyone because everyone is still on the path to dealing with this deadly coronavirus. Several countries were facing the lockdown period, or some of the people with covid 19 symptoms had isolated themselves for two weeks, this period was named quarantine. The quarantine period has left everyone in anxiety and confusion. It was a tough time for people because they don’t have the freedom to move out from home, not even for exercise. So, undoubtedly their only reliable partner is mobile apps for entertainment, mediation, stress buster, music app, productivity, and many more. These all types of apps are developed by taking the Mobile App Development Services.

This reason has urged us to compile the list of mobile apps in today’s blog that falls into various categories. Thanks to the growing rise of a digital platform, one can never run out of options to watch. So, let’s take a look at them:

1. Entertainment Apps:

Before the pandemic hit the world, nobody knew that merely sitting at home could be difficult or boring. At the time of social distancing, lockdown quarantine, we all need compelling distractions. Entertainment apps became the game-changer for many people as it helps in improving the mood of the person. Apart from this, it also helps in diverting the mind of the person.

Entertainment Apps

  • Netflix:

It’s a worth mentioning app at the top spot of entertainment apps and maximum used by people for their entertainment purpose. It has a tremendous collection of movies and shows from thrillers to adventure, horror, documentaries, and many more. It’s compatible with both platforms.

  • Disney + Hotstar:

This app has a wealth of content to offer users in terms of entertainment. And maximum people used it to pass the time by watching movies, short movies, series, shows, and many more because it is compatible with both the platforms.

  • Amazon Prime Video:

Last but not least, amazon prime is another fabulous option that is constantly growing its content by doing some strategic partnership and content. Beyond any doubt, the viewers must have watched the movies and series online, from fantasy movies to science fiction movies, military, and war tv shows. So, do tell us which series or movies you have watched on Amazon prime video? Other than this, It’s also suitable for both platforms.

2. Productivity Apps:

You all must have heard this popular axiom “The show must go on.” So no matter how hard time we face these days, everyone has to focus on their work. Besides this, except for the front-line warriors, all others work from home due to the pandemic. That’s why it’s easy to get distracted by losing focus, which results in decreasing the productivity of the individual. But thanks to our android app development services, there are many options available for the employees. Who genuinely want to increase their productivity. Following are some of the apps that will help you get back on track and efficiently streamline all your activities.

Productivity Apps
  • ToDoist:

This app efficiently manages the complex task to-do list. It’s a task management tool that helps you create and prioritize the task and set the goals. Besides this, an individual can track his progress. We must say that some of you had already used this app in your lockdown period. This app is suitable for both iOS and Android platforms.

  • Forest:

This iOS and Android-based app is specifically meant to keep you productive. You all must be familiar with the usage of this app during the lockdown period. You must have installed the app, set a timer, and began your task in order to enhance your productivity.

  • Done:

This app is suitable for both platforms, iOS, and Android. Some of you already use this app in your work from a home period as its easy and engaging interface helps you to set goals, track progress with time.

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3. Stress-Relieving App:

No one can deny from this fact that pandemic has successfully created a stressed environment all around us. As a result, people are dealing with anxiety and stress. Apart from this, still, people are trying to tune with the new normal of a pandemic. Which also takes a toll on the mental health of everybody. So to avoid such incidents, most people made their habit of doing meditation to calm their minds and keep control of their negative thoughts.

Stress-Relieving app
  • Calm:

Those who have used this app in their lockdown period must be well versed that it offers a seven-day free trial with an annual membership of around $70. Additionally, if someone liked to use this app for a full lifetime, he can access its unlimited features for just $400. It has a calming background and short meditation. It’s compatible with both iOS and Android platforms.

  • Buddhify:

 It’s another app that we have placed on the second spot on our list. People who were seeking mental peace must have used this app because it offers a targeted mediation for every type of mental situation. If you are new to this app, you have to pay about $5, plus in-app purchases. It’s available for both iOS and Android platforms.

  • Headspace:

A person fond of mediation must know about this app and also used this app in his lockdown time. It offers a two-week free trial with an annual subscription of about $70, and a monthly subscription is about $13. Here, the user can find the mediational guide for all levels. It’s available for Android or iOS devices.

4. Fitness Apps:

The Coronavirus has changed our lives, and we all try to accept the new normal into our lives. The virus is spreading massively in the entire world that’s why paying attention to our health is the utmost priority. Although we cannot step out from our home, we can maintain our workout regularity by using various workout or fitness apps. A warm thanks to all iOS App development services for developing these types of apps. So, keep on reading to explore about them:

Fitness Apps

  • Fitness Buddy:

This app is compatible with both iOS and Android platforms. The lockdown period helps you achieve your fitness goals by featuring a comprehensive workout routine and some other exercises. If you are not aware of this app earlier then, you can purchase the subscription for about $29.99 for a year.

  • Google Fit:

 It’s a free app for android devices that helps you enhance your training experience. Most of you used this app from their quarantine time to keep track of your outdoor physical activities.

  • Lose It:

Lockdown was the idle time to cut the last few pounds of your weight by using the app named Lost It. It’s a perfect app for you to monitor your calories. Besides this, it is compatible with both iOS and Android devices.

5. Home Delivery:

The market is flooded with several types of mobile apps, and we have included the home delivery apps in our list, which is last but not the least. Without any doubt, these apps let you order your grocery, meal, and other essential items with just one click from the comfort of your home in a pandemic situation. With these home delivery apps, all the essential items were delivered to your doorstep. The use of these apps eliminates the need to step into the store. Of course, some of you are already using these apps. Right? If your app is not on our list, share your app recommendation for both platforms in the comment section.

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So, let’s take a look at them: 

Home Delivery

  • Zomato:

This delivery app helped calm the people’s taste buds in the lockdown period as it provides the ordered meal at the customer’s doorstep. Zomato Order is for android or iOS users for free.

  • BigBasket:

Most of you are already a customer of the largest online food and grocery stores that delivered the essential products to customers at the doorstep in a difficult time. It offers more than 18,000 products to the customers, and also this app is available for both devices.

  • Grofers:

This app is compatible with both iOS and Android devices. Here, the user can place an order for various household items, and most of you definitely used this app in a difficult time.

Final- Verdict:

The entire world was affected by the Covid-19, and at that time, these above-mentioned apps were the only hope when they feel lonely, jaded due to a lack of social interactivity. We are sure that these apps definitely helped you indulge in various positive activities during the most challenging period of self-isolation or quarantine. Still, after the introduction of vaccination, several countries have been on the verge of facing the third wave of this virus. So, as preventive measures, all of us need to follow all the protocols. 

If you enjoyed your time by using some other apps, then do not forget to share the app name with us in the comment section.

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