We use smartphones for so much more than just making calls these days that the default dialer app is mostly ignored in yearly software updates. There’s huge scope for innovation in the way we make phone calls, but the good news - at least for Android users - is that there are a lot of third-party calling apps on Google Play that are doing just that.
Although scanning the Google Play store for calling apps will result in plenty of results, the fact of the matter is that most of them are either too old, or not unique in any way. Other calling apps are just plain gaudy. If you're just looking for a dialer that changes the way calling looks, there's plenty to choose from, but we wanted to focus on calling apps that actually add functionality, and help improve making phone calls.
To find these calling apps, we browsed through Google Play and tried out a lot of the different apps, checked user reviews, and recommendations online. Based on that, we drew up a list of the top calling apps, and then tried them out to find the ones which actually make a difference to users. Out of the lot, here are three calling apps that are worth installing on your smartphone.