What do you use your smartphone for?

Holding the OnePlus 7T
Holding the OnePlus 7T (Image credit: Daniel Bader / Android Central)

It's no surprise to any of us that smartphones are capable of a lot these days. They make phone calls, can take incredible pictures, play graphically-intensive games, and so much more.

It can be easy to take our phones for granted, and when you step back and really look at everything you do with it on a daily basis, it can be pretty mind-blowing.

Here's what some of our AC forum members do with their phones.

Curious to know what other people mainly use their phone for? I mainly use it for, 1. Calls, texting and photos. I rarely and I mean rarely use it for listening to music. 2. Watching videos (maybe 2 or 3 Youtube videos a week). 3. I use Google maps maybe 3 times a month. 4. I check social media (Facebook) once or twice daily. 5. I use internet mainly to google something, maybe 2 or 3...


Calls, texts, podcasts, pictures, FaceTime, media, bills, etc.


1. Reading the Bible and various PDFs and eBooks. 2. Listening to audiobooks. 3. Reading my email. 4. Watching and downloading YouTube videos.(daily 🙂) 5. Phone calls. 6. WhatsApp and SMS writing and reading. 7. Music. 8. Using my browser, Samsung Internet, to read articles and stories. 9. Play games like chess, sudoku, checkers, word games and various brain training games. 10....


Calls, text Email A few games Watching movies while at work or traveling Shopping Social media Listening to my music


Now, we want to hear from you. What do you use your smartphone for?

Join the conversation in the forums!

Joe Maring

Joe Maring was a Senior Editor for Android Central between 2017 and 2021. You can reach him on Twitter at @JoeMaring1.