What are the best apps for administrative assistants?

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    #1Trello

    Trello

    Trello is an effective task management system that lets you customize your list of items, so it's easier to drag, drop, modify or assign tasks. This is ideal if you are involved in projects with other people.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Gilberto Carbajal
    Written on October 29, 2017
    "Trellow lets me see all who's working on what in a project at a glance. It has enhanced overall productivity and workflow."
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    #2Google Calendar

    Google Calendar
    Google Calendar lets users create events, manage multiple calendars, and share calendars with teams and groups. Users can view their calendar by day, week or month.
    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Marcela Muñiz
    Written on November 6, 2017
    "Google Calendar is one of the best calendar apps out there. It's easy to use on any device, and it's also got a great setup for putting it on your website etc. for showing your clients. "
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    #3CamScanner

    CamScanner
    CamScanner is a must-have document scanning and sharing app for those who want to scan, sync, share, and manage a variety of content on all devices. 
    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- With in-app purchases.

    Lori Wheeler
    Written on January 11, 2018
    "CamScanner is a great app that allows you to easy scan and share a document. While it may not be quite as useful as other apps that administrative assistants would likely use more often, this is a great one to add to your arsenal."
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    #4Google Now

    Google Now
    Google Now is an intelligent personal assistant developed by Google. Say "Ok Google" to search with your voice, or tell your phone what to do: send a text message, get directions, play a song, and much more.
    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Elizabeth Davis
    Written on October 29, 2017
    "Google Now is a very good app, but hardly one of the best for administrative assistants. Admins have many things to accomplish in a given day. There are a ton of useful apps available to them and so many of them would be more useful than this."
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    #5Evernote

    Evernote

    Evernote is an app that allows users to create all kinds of notes and keep all their ideas organized and collected in the same spot. The app also offers a lot of tools to share ideas and even create agendas for their teammates.   

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

    Free- Varies by plan

    Ananya Chavan
    Written on November 2, 2017
    "Everynote is a lifesaver for admin assistants such as myself. I can take notes all day long in a bunch of ways, and I can organize them how I want to. And it's free, which is the best part."
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    #6Google Drive

    Google Drive

    Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service created by Google. It allows you to have all your files within reach from any smartphone, tablet, computer, and other devices.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows, Chrome

    Free

    Shreya Shah
    Written on October 26, 2017
    "Google Drive is a file storage service by Google. It allows ou to have all your files close by and can be accessed from any device like your smartphone, tablet or computer. All of your files will be backed up so you don't lose them. This is a great tool for administrative assistants or any person in a similar role. "
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    #7Microsoft Outlook

    Microsoft Outlook

    Microsoft Outlook is a third-party email software application that offers easy management of your emails, contacts, and calendars. It has a free mobile version that runs on Android and iOS devices,  and a software version that runs on Windows.

    Apps

    iOS, Android, Windows, Mac

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Brandon Black
    Written on October 24, 2017
    "I work as an admin assistant and my favorite app to use is Microsoft Outlook. It works wonders and it always has. It has been around for so long so almost everyone knows how to use it. I think you should check it out if you haven't. "
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    #8Dropbox

    Dropbox

    Dropbox is a cloud-based file hosting service for personal or business use, available on computers and mobile devices. Easily store all your data in a safe and secure location that sync across all your devices or can be shared with friends or co-workers for collaborative work.

    Apps

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    Varies by plan

    Walter Hart
    Written on November 3, 2017
    "Dropbox is one of the better file sharing tools that administrative assistants can use. It allows collaboration on files and documents, so everyone is always working on the latest version. All the uploading is automatic, so it also helps you by having a backup of your files."

Summary

Best What are the best apps for administrative assistants
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1TrelloApps 13 Free
2Google CalendarApps 10 Free
3CamScannerApps 8 Free
4Google NowApps 6 Free
5EvernoteApps 5 Free
6Google DriveApps 4 Free
7Microsoft OutlookApps 3 Free
8DropboxApps 1 Free
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