Despite Facebook forcing users to download Facebook Messenger on smartphones, downloads fell by almost 15%. It dropped from second place in 2018 to fifth in 2019.
6. UC Browser
In a list dominated by social networks, UC Browser continues to figure in the top ten list. It clocked in over 117 million downloads, though its downloads too fell by 23%.
It is the leading social media platform made for global desis. Helo's mission is to bring everyone together, empowering to create and share content in your own language, as well as connect with your wider community. Available in 14 languages including Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and more, Helo is among the top apps downloaded on the Google Play store in 2018. Helo is available in India as well as in USA, Canada, Singapore, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, South Africa, and Bangladesh for iOS and Android
VMate is a video editing and sharing service. Owned by UCWeb, VMate claims to have over 200 million users worldwide.
Shareit is a file sharing app that has been around for a few years now. It recorded over 108 million downloads in India in 2019, but overall it fell by almost 2% this year.
Google Pay (Tez) is a Unified Payments Interface (UPI) app by Google. Users can make UPI payments, do recharges, pay bills and more using the app. It crossed the 100 million downloads this year, registering a growth of almost 50%.