The right mobile app can help you be more connected, more productive, or even more interesting.
Ooma’s mobile apps allow users to have remote phone and home security functionality, and Ooma’s app users are pretty smart for making the most of their service. What other apps do they use?
Read on to get insight into the digital tools of other Ooma users; you might discover new apps that you’d like to try.
Most Popular Mobile Apps
To identify the most popular apps that people use in conjunction with Ooma apps, a select group of Ooma insiders was asked to share their mobile home screens.
What apps, other than Ooma, were most popular among users?
Chrome (iOS, Android): The popular web browser is the top choice on mobile devices. However, some users had multiple browsers downloaded. Outside of the top browsers, Opera’s VPN browser was a popular choice.
Top mobile browser downloads:
- Chrome: 68 percent
- Firefox: 18 percent
- Safari: 14 percent
Google Maps (iOS, Android): The navigational app is a mainstay for many Ooma app users. It was previously mentioned as one of the most addictive apps throughout the years, and its high service quality has kept it from facing the same fate at MapQuest.
Amazon Alexa (iOS, Android): With Amazon devices dominating the smart home device market, the Amazon Alexa app is very popular among Ooma mobile users. Compared to Google Home, the Alexa had 71 percent of downloads and Google Home had 29 percent. How many Alexa users have tried placing hands-free Ooma calls using their Echo Connect?
Amazon Shopping iOS, Android): Many people have downloaded apps for their favorite stores, but the Amazon Shopping app has by far exceeded the rest, appearing as both clickable icons and partial screen widgets on people’s homepages.
Downloaded music apps:
- Amazon Music: 33 percent
- iTunes: 29 percent
- Spotify: 24 percent
- Pandora: 14 percent
Facebook: As expected, Facebook led as the top downloaded social media app, but it was a relatively narrow margin.
Social media app downloads:
- Facebook: 30 percent
- Twitter: 25 percent
- LinkedIn: 23 percent
- Pinterest: 10 percent
- Snapchat: 7 percent
- Nextdoor: 5 percent
Useful App Suggestions
Ooma users have curated their own collection of mobile apps that they like. Want some insider tips on apps that you might want to try? Check out these selected apps that are used alongside Ooma apps.
- My TSA: To help you get through the airport’s security line at top speeds, the TSA’s mobile app provides data on historical airport traffic as well as crowd-sourced info on current wait times.
- Duo Mobile (iOS, Android): This mobile app works with Duo Security for using two-factor authentication to secure applications and web services.
- Waze (iOS, Android): With crowd-sourced navigation info, the app can help you avoid traffic and adjust routes in real-time.
- Speedcheck: Check the network speeds of your home Wi-Fi, cellular connection, or public hotspot by using this internet speed test.
- Merlin Bird ID: Drawing on data from more than 500 million observations, this bird ID app helps you identify a bird through either a step-by-step set of questions or by photo ID.
- Bubble Level: Whether you’re hanging a picture frame or want to check the pool table, you can use your mobile phone as a level.
Have You Tried Ooma’s Mobile Apps?
As explained in the Ooma App Guide, mobile apps are available for each product and service. Are you using Ooma apps with your Ooma services?
- Ooma Telo app (iOS, Android): This free calling app is a way to use your residential phone service from your mobile phone. To learn about some of the app’s key functions, check out 5 ways to use Ooma’s free calling app.
- Ooma Telo setup app (iOS, Android): If you’re just getting started with Ooma, use the setup app for activating your Telo Air and configuring the device. Also, this app can be helpful for remotely checking the status of your Telo.
- Ooma Office app (iOS, Android): By using the Ooma Office app on your mobile device, you can take your desk phone with you wherever you go. Using the Ooma Office app is one of the 3 VoIP hacks that can improve your business’ productivity.
- Ooma Home Security app (iOS, Android): Users of Ooma’s smart home security system can remotely monitor their homes with this app. For those considering home security, check out the beginner’s guide to DIY home security for a helpful explanation of your options.
- Ooma Butterfleye app : Remotely access your Ooma Butterfleye security camera with this app to access its advanced facial recognition features. For maximum functionality, learn how the Ooma Butterfleye camera can work with both the Ooma Butterfleye app and the Ooma Home app.