Eila Martell
Eila Martell 5 January 2017
Categories Technology

A Complete Guide to Fight App Fatigue with Some Useful Ways

The problem of App fatigue, which can can spoil digital strategy has become very common. Hence, it should be avoided by considering some effective ways.

Application fatigue is making huge headlines, but before going further it is important to understand its meaning. Hence, app fatigue is described as the reluctance of mobile device users to install new apps. It is said that nobody is looking forward to install a big number of apps and in addition to this, 95% of e-commerce business is driven through mobile-friendly web pages. The tablet and smartphone markets are well saturated and thus, there is seen less demand for new applications. These are considered as some of the reasons of the rise of this problem. If you are the one who comes under this category then there are some ways that can help you to come out of it.

Effective Strategies To Overcome Mobile App Fatigue

Find Out The Total Number of Apps Installed On Your Phone

There is a need to determine exactly how many apps are there. In order to check on iOS, go to Settings>General>About and then scroll down to view total number of apps. On the other hand, Android users should go to the Google dashboard and then enter the Google account password and then lastly, check the Play Store section, where you will find the total number of apps.

Delete Duplicate Apps

In most of the cases, it is seen that you have more than one app with same functionalities in your phone. There is no use of having four photo-editing apps. This means that you should have a look at duplicate mobile appsand finalize the one that perfectly suits your requirements and others need to be deleted.

Consider Mobile Web

Mobile-friendly websites are making a huge buzz in the market and thus, many entrepreneurs are taking Google’s advice so that their sites can be easily navigated and used on small screens. These days, several ecommerce sites have also adopted mobile payments like App Pay so as to give a pleasant shopping experience on a mobile app. Hence, it is undoubtedly a good idea to visit the mobile website of a brand first and if required you can download the smartphone app.

Consider Some Important Things Before Making Another Download

  • Compare the features of a mobile app and website.
  • Advantages of an app in comparison to mobile web.  
  • The app should be completely different from the rest of the apps installed on your device.
  • Check the usefulness of the mobile app.

Remove Unnecessary Apps

Getting rid of numerous apps, may increase the interest in discovering new ones. If any of the apps are not being used in two or three months then deleting it is the best choice. In other words, if your downloaded app is not able to make your work easier in a measurable way then without thinking much eradicate it.

If you have got an app fatigue then only you have the power to cure it. In order to help you in this process, there are some wonderful strategies for both iOS and Android users, which can help you to get rid of this fatigue.

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