The #1 Apps in the Middle East and North Africa

Check out the most popular free Android apps in the Middle East and North Africa per country
The #1 Apps in the Middle East and North Africa

These are the most popular apps in the Middle East and North Africa per country, according to market intelligence firm SimilarWeb. The list includes the top free apps on the Google Play Store as of November 1, 2020.

These popular apps vary from online shopping to translation to communication. They also range significantly in popularity, from around 100,000 total global downloads to well over 500 million, according to Google.

By far the most popular app across the region is Fordeal – shop everything for you, which is the top app in five countries. Fordeal is a Chinese online shopping platform with large userbases in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan and Kuwait.

Following Fordeal, two translations apps, Blast Translation and Translatley Pro, have reached the #1 spot in three countries.

In addition, to no one’s surprise, communication apps Telegram and ZOOM are the most popular apps in Egypt and Lebanon respectively.

Check out the full list below.

The #1 Free Apps on Android in the Middle East and North Africa Per Country

Country#1 Free App on AndroidTotal Global Downloads
🇩🇿 AlgeriaTube Music Downloader – Tubeplay mp3 Downloader 100,000+
🇧🇭 BahrainFordeal – shop everything for you10+ million
🇪🇬 EgyptTelegram500+ million
🇯🇴 JordanBlast Translation-Voice, Camera Translation100,000+
🇰🇼 KuwaitFordeal – shop everything for you10+ million
🇱🇧 LebanonZOOM Cloud Meetings100+ million
🇴🇲 OmanFordeal – shop everything for you10+ million
🇶🇦 QatarFordeal – shop everything for you10+ million
🇸🇦 Saudi ArabiaFordeal – shop everything for you10+ million
🇹🇳 TunisiaTranslatley Pro500,000+
🇦🇪 United Arab EmiratesBlast Translation-Voice, Camera Translation100,000+
Source: SimilarWeb, November 1 2020. No data available for Iran, Iraq, Libya, Morocco, Syria and Yemen

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