6 Apps You Can Use Without Internet Connection

Your smartphone is not completely useless without an internet connection. While it is true that many of your favorite apps require an internet connection to work, it will excite you to know that there are a couple of applications you can use without the internet. This doesn’t include mobile banking apps.

We will be discussing six of these apps in this article.


This is an app that can serve as a great company during your trips.

It has a feature that lets you download audio and video content for your viewing pleasure in the absence of the internet.

This feature is not available to all, you can use it if you are in Africa, Asia, the Caribbeans, or the middle-east.

To access this anywhere else, you need to be on the premium plan.

To save video for offline viewing, open the Youtube app on your smartphone and tap the “Download” button.

The video will be downloaded and you can access it from the “Library” section of the app.

Google Drive

This is a great app that allows you to store your documents, pictures or videos in cloud storage. It allows up to 15GB of storage.

Another great feature of the app is that you can work with two or more people simultaneously on a document. It allows for effective collaboration.

To enable this feature, click on the 3-dots at the top right corner of the document you want to access offline, select “Make available offline” and you can access this document without an internet connection.


Netflix is one of the most popular movie streaming platforms in the world.

You can download movies on the mobile app for offline viewing.

You can only download select movies and the app is available for both Android and iOS users.

Ensure you are running the latest update of the application.

Google Podcast

If you are a fan of podcasts, Google podcast is a must-have app for you.

You can download your favorite shows for you to enjoy without the internet.

It automatically deletes shows you have completed to free up space.

Another great feature of the app is auto-download. It can save shows you’ve bookmarked are available.

To enable this, go to Settings, select Auto-Download and choose the shows it should apply to.


This is top music streaming app available to both Android and iOS users. As a premium user, you can save your favorite songs, albums, and podcasts for offline viewing.

You can save up to 10,000 songs in your library.

To download, go to the playlist, or podcast you want to download and tap to Download

After downloading the songs you want to listen to offline, next, you need to enable “Offline mode”.
From “Settings” on the app, tap “Playback” and switch on “Offline”.


Pocket lets you read offline. With the app, you can save your favorite content for offline reading. It is also available as a Chrome extension.

When you find the contents you want to save, share it with Pocket and it will be stored on your account.

Before going offline, you need to sync Pocket and you can come back to read your saved contents even without an internet connection.


There you have it; six apps you can use without an internet connection. They come in handy. Share with us other apps you use without an internet connection.

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