Top 9 UAE local application for daily usage

Egor Malyzhenkov
on 26 November 2017

 Nowadays, people desire to have everything they want by just a few taps on their smartphones. As we all know the most popular social apps in UAE are still the same: WhatsApp, Facebook and YouTube.

But today we will have a look at the apps which will help you make your life easier and more enjoyable in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and UAE generally. 

 

1. DEWA

No need to wait in lines anymore. This multi-lingual app has been launched by the Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (Dewa), offering more than 150 services and features on the go. Check and pay regular bills with a single tap. Just enter your DEWA account number to get information and statistic on your electricity, water, house fee and other charges. Fortunately available for all operating platforms: OS, Android, Blackberry, Windows 8, Windows Phone and Samsung Home.

 

 

Here you can check and install DEWA for iOS devices 

 

With Dewa, you can hardly delay the payment and get  a penalties . Also you can plan your budget for the coming months

Cost saving: medium $$

 

2. Jobs in Dubai

Are you looking for a new job? This could be a great place to start. Upload your CV, setup your profile and wait, you'll have access to an extensive database of employers. It doesn’t matter are you a young specialist or a doctor of Medicine, everyone will find vacancy despite age and skill level. Don’t miss new notifications, maybe the dream job is just behind one tap?

 

 

you can download Jobs in Dubai from google play by clicking on the link

 

First of all, the application is not intended to save money but for earnings. But for those who still use the help of agencies when looking for a job s a good saving

Cost saving: low $ - medium $$

 

3. RTA

This app includes more than 40 most frequently used services and features designed to support roads and public transport users. Pay your parking bills, check train and bus timing, book a taxi, get more info about interesting places to visit. At the moment RTA supports Arabic, English, Hindi & Russian languages.

 

 

follow the link and download RTA for Android

 

Needless to say that fines for parking in the wrong place can fly in a pretty penny? And to extend the parking time in the officials places directly , you can use the application.

Cost saving: medium $$

 

4. Uber EATS delivery app

Whether you feel like having a tomato soup from vegetarian restaurant or a big burger from Burger King, or maybe a natural Italian ice cream, UberEats got it for you. With it’s helpful categorization through food types, restaurants in your neighborhood and prices, this simple app with friendly design, is a perfect choice  if you’re looking for food on-the-go. Needless to say, you сan choose to pay with credit card, Paypal or in cash. By the way, it’s working in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and even in Hong Kong

 

 

uberEATS for iOS devicesses is here

 

Time is money. While your order is being prepared and delivered, you can easily get ready for a romantic dinner and save on the way to the restaurant. Sometimes restaurants offer special prices for takeaway food.

Cost saving: low $

 

5. UAE YellowPages

The good old principle – «Let's check yellow pages first», still works. It’s one of the most simple and must have apps on your phone. You will get access to business addresses, emails, web-sites and phone numbers. If you found what are you looking for just tap and call instantly. Best part – it works offline.

 

 

UAE YELLOW Pages in google play

 

Of course, you can buy this catalog in any newspaper store, but it's much easier to use the built-in search.

Cost saving: low $

 

6. Souq.com

It doesn't matter if you are looking for a new perfume for your mother or new smartphone for your  brother , Souq.com will help you to find it. Daily discounts in any shopping categories are waiting on the shelves. Needless to say, app allows you to pay online by credit card, PayPal or in cash on delivery. You also can save products to your wish list. Don’t forget to show it to your friends before Christmas.

 

 

download the mobile Souq application from the official site

 

Use special daily discounts for goods and promotional codes, and you have every chance to get what you want with a discount of up to 75%.

Cost saving: medium $$ - high $$$

 

7. Business in Dubai

This multilingual app was represented by Department of Economic Development (DED) and it’s main purpose is licence management and business registration services at the Dubai DED. You may obtain an Initial Approval to start and register a new business, renew your trade name and pay license fees. With regular updates users open new opportunities to control their business.

 

 

follow the link and download Business in Dubai for Android

 

Also application will help significantly save on the consultation with legal experts and accountants who takes an hourly wage.

Cost saving: high $$$

 

8. Dubai police/ Abu Dhabi police

For several years now the winner of best m-government service award. Make reports about traffic accidents, check the situation on the roads, get the information about 24/7 police stations, hospitals and pharmacies. With option «smart reporting camera» it's easy to capture any suspicious activities  and send it directly to police. By the way, you may report anonymously. In our opinion, all developing countries must support projects like this one.

 

 

download Dubai police/ Abu Dhabi police from google play

 

Your safety is above all and the Dubai/ Abu Dhabi police app are reliable defenders of interest of the citizens.

Cost saving: is priceless

 

9. Hemayati

Last but not the least in our review is Hemayati app which  allows parents to know exactly where their kids are in real time. Naturally the app has the emergency alert button, but we hope your children will never need to use it.

 

follow the link and download Hemayati for iOS  

 

Or maybe your child is old enough to stay at home alone after school? Save on a baby-sitter today and don’t worry that he left somewhere with friends

Cost saving: medium $$

  

Authored by  Egor Malyzhenkov
Journalist, PR-expert, IT-expert. Collaborated with such brands as Samsung, Intel, Microsoft, HP. Colsultan for a number of startups on the creation and promotion of content.

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