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17 Of The Best Apps You Need To Use In Singapore This Year

Megan Zara Walsh Megan Zara Walsh - Staff Writer

17 Of The Best Apps You Need To Use In Singapore This Year

Indeed, Singaporeans love using apps to navigate their way through life. Certainly, there are hundreds of apps to use daily, but we’ve compiled a list of the best apps to use in Singapore, from the world of dating to food deliveries, COVID-19 services, and much more. Here are 17 apps you should be using in Singapore this year.

1. TraceTogether

In the COVID-19 era, this app is essential for Singaporeans. In most public places, the app is used to record your entry. Therefore, it can save you when you forget your TraceTogether token at home. Likewise, you can use it to show fully-vaccinated status.

2. SingPass

This convenient app is used for accessing government services, such as logging into CPF and IRAS, applying for financial services, view national exams results, to name a few. The mobile authentication factor makes the process much shorter.

Entertainment

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1. Netflix

Certainly, if you haven’t downloaded Netflix to your phone yet, you are missing out. Watch Netflix anywhere in Singapore, from on the bus to on your lunch break at work, you’ll never miss a minute. See the best movies or the best shows to stream on Netflix now.

2. Disney+

Enjoy hundreds of titles, from Pixar, Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, and more, all in one place with a monthly subscription on this streaming app. Check out the best animated movies and shows to watch on Disney+.

Social

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1. TikTok

This short-form, video-sharing social networking platform allows users to create and share exciting and personal videos with a global audience.

2. WhatsApp

Singaporeans love this free-to-use multiplatform messaging app that connects you with people instantly via text, video call, voice call and voice notes.

3. Instagram

This popular photo and video sharing app needs no introduction. Be inspired by Singaporeans daily and connect with local brands, businesses, celebrities, loved ones and more.

4. Facebook

Another iconic social platform that needs no introduction. It recently changed it’s name to Meta. Indeed, its mission is to bring people closer together by staying connected, discovering global news, and expressing matters.

Food

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1. GrabFood

Most Singaporeans use this app as a quick method to get delicious food delivered to their doorsteps. However, there are many food delivery apps which are just as popular. For instance, Deliveroo and FoodPanda offer great deals on takeaway and delivery.

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Health & Fitness

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1. HealthHub SG

Singaporeans use this app to make vital appointments in public hospitals and clinics, check screening results as soon as they come available, view health records, and much more. The app also gives advice on when to go for screenings. Additionally, you can use it to show your vaccination status.

2. MyFitnessPal

Launched in 2005, track your diet and exercise all in one place. Equally, users can scan barcodes of food to see nutrients and calories in the app’s database. Definitely, you’ll conquer your fitness goals in no time.

3. Map My Run

This free app shows you workout routes near your home and tracks runs, walks and bicycle rides. It’s the perfect app to keep you motivated to reach your fitness goals.

Dating

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1. Bumble

One of two of our favourite dating apps for 2022. With a 97% success rate globally, let women take charge and make the first move. Sound Scary? Well, there is something empowering about a woman writing to a man first, and it takes away the traditional stigma that men should always make the first move. Plus, you can turn on Bumble BFF and Bumble Bizz to meet people in your industry and new friends in Singapore.

2. Coffee Meets BagelĀ 

This dating app is aimed at busy relationship seekers, where you can meet fewer, better people daily. Equally, algorithms are used to find you a suitable partner.

Other Essentials

1. SimplyGo

Another one of the best apps to use in Singapore. The LTA and TransitLink have partnered to introduce contactless payments for Singaporeans. Consequently, you can conveniently tap and pay your public transport fees in an instant.

2. Grab

If you’re stuck for a taxi, you can instantly access Singapore’s largest network of taxis, offering cheaper rides and less wait times. Within a few seconds, key in your pick-up and drop-off location and you’ll be on your way to your destination.

3. GoogleMaps

Even if you are born and bred in Singapore, there is no way you know every single location in the country. This app provides mapping using satellite images, street maps, aerial photography and more.

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