Apple Unveils 2017’s Most Downloaded Apps

(Last Updated On: December 11, 2017)

Apple publishes a list on a yearly basis, giving credit to the apps with the highest number of downloads in the past year.

Last year, Snapchat was the most downloaded app closely followed by Messenger and Pokemon Go. This year sees Bitmoji dethroning Snapchat to become the most downloaded app of 2017.


The app store editors identified four breakout trends in app culture for this year: the introduction of AR (augmented reality) apps and games, the rise of real-time competitive gaming, apps focused on mental health and mindfulness and apps transforming storytelling and reading.

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Here are the top most downloaded apps for year 2017!

  1. Bitmoji
  2. Snapchat
  3. YouTube
  4. Messenger
  5. Instagram
  6. Facebook
  7. Google Maps
  8. Netflix
  9. Spotify
  10. Uber
  11. Gmail
  12. Pandora Music
  13. Amazon
  14. WhatsApp
  15. Wish
  16. Twitter
  17. SoundCloud
  18. Google Chrome
  19. Waze
  20. Lyft
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