in this article I shall write about few android apps or applications (dot apk) that works offline. In this era of fast and new age internet computing where the cost of data slowly reducing to few bucks, in this session of internet age people still thinking about using android apps that works offline.
Why people still thinking about offline android apps in the era of low cost faster, internet computing:
The first application is Google Chrome for android. Download it from Google Play Store and install it. Now open the page in Chrome address bar and then save it and the page will save in download segment. You can browse that page even if offline.
In the downlod segment you will find the amount of space is available and it has relation with system drive for android. Download page will there and it will update as and when you connect with internet. From that download segment you can delete the requisite web page as and when necessary.
Click on the SETTINGS of DOWNLOADS and from there you have three more customisable option. DOWNLOAD LOCATION and here you can change download of offline files from system drive to SD Card. Then ASK WHETHER TO SAVE FILE and here by enabling this option every time you save file it will ask again. last DOWNLOAD ARTICLES FOR YOU and here if you want to save data then enable this on Wi Fi other wise let that setting as and when it is.
The second app in android to use if while offline in WHERE IS MY TRAIN:
WHERE IS MY TRAIN is available with Google Play Store and it is an Indian Railway application to know live running status of train without internet when you are inside of train or at any platform. When you are inside running train it uses cell towers of train to locate exact running of train, whether it is late or fast and the running station without internet.
Normally, during train journey you will find some locations without signals but still you can find where is your train with this awesome app. while inside train you can set station based alarm to let you know where your location is and if your location about to reach at night then it is one of best option to wake you up.
This app comes with various Indian languages. You can share screen shot of location on your WhatsApp too to let your near and dear ones of your exact location.
Third android app to work offline without internet connection is Google Maps:
Google Maps from Google is very useful app when you are in an unknown locality. You can use it while GPS on and then internet on to travel through desirable places. You can download offline Maps of Google to know more about unfamiliar territories and landmarks.
When you are with internet download that location of map offline so that it will work without internet connections. Open Google Maps when you are with internet connection and then touch EXPLORE at the bottom of the screen.
Then, drive through that direction with Internet or select the location on the map of destination, and then download offline maps and save it whether on system drive or with SD card so that when you are offline you can browse that route and its landmarks without connecting with internet.
Go to Google Maps SETTINGS and then OFFLINE MAPS. From there touch the OFFLINE MAPS and then go to SETTINGS of OFFLINE MAPS. First option is AUTOMATICALLY UPDATE OFFLINE MAPS enable it so that it is to save you relevant space and data and only recently updated offline maps will be updated.
Enable the option AUTOMATICALLY DOWNLOAD OFFLINE MAPS. In DOWNLOAD PREFERENCES choose over WIFI OR MOBILE NETWORK. In STORAGE PREFERENCES choose SD CARD.
In the offline map setting, you can SELECT YOUR OWN MAP. Select the location and then DOWNLOAD that place so that you can travel with offline maps. In this way, Google Map will not depend upon any internet connectivity.
There are so many apps of android which works offline. Most of these apps provide user the liberty to choose whether to download offline or to use app while you are with internet. Google Photos, provide option to download images while you are offline. Google Drive provide option to download each and every for offline selection.
Pocket is a news aggregator app to use and download RSS feeds so that you can read it while you are offline or when there is no active internet connection. With Google Podcasts you can watch and download offline podcasts. It has artificial intelligence engine which can even delete podcasts when you watch them.
Most of streaming apps such as Jio Cinema, HotStar, YouTube provides offline opportunities to download the content and watch offline that is without internet connection. Some comes up with free option and some with paid option.
Similarly some of music app such as Jio Music, Airtel Music or Wynk Music, Gana dot com, Youtube music come with paid option and it allows users to download high definition songs offline and play while not connecting to internet.