We all have so many things to do every day. Most of the times we forget or just procrastinate, leave everything for later and get off the track. It has become very important that all the tasks and habits are planned. You need to keep a close eye on them for optimum results. There are multiple types of apps to help you track your habits. In this article, we have shared a list of best habit tracker apps available for Android and iPhone/iPad. You can choose the one that suits you the best.
Best Habit Tracker Apps
1. Habitica: Gamify Your Tasks
Habitica is an amazing app to keep a list and check of your habits, daily tasks and to-dos. It keeps the record of your habits in a fun and gaming way. Like you will be rewarded for finishing your tasks. Your avatar will be better and levels will be increased when you move ahead with your tasks.
You can create a new habit, create new dailies, set to-dos and then check them when you are done or delete when not feeling likely to complete it. You are rewarded with coins and gems which help you to personalize the app more.
Messages can be posted on its social platform ‘tavern’ in the social section of the app. You can also join people near you and compete with them. There are different public groups available to join called as ‘guilds’.
This is really a fun way to complete all your tasks, but remember that there is no option to set a reminder for each task. You can only set one reminder at any time of the day.
Loop is the highest rated habit tracker app available only on Android. It is an ad-free app. This app is kind of minimalistic and very easy to use. You just have to add a habit by tapping on the + sign on the top right.
While creating the habit, you can put a question like, “Did you do the XYZ task?” or “Will you leave procrastination and run?” etc. You can also set a reminder and choose to repeat it every day or on specific days.
If you complete a habit and check it, it will not appear on your home screen for that day. You can sort the habits by name, score or just manually. It is also possible to create a back-up of your data from settings.
You can also personalize the app by changing the reminder sound, using the app in night mode and also the snooze intervals of the reminder can be set differently.
App link: Android
Productive is one of the most used and top-rated apps on iTunes for tracking your tasks. With a simple interface, it allows you to set habits of your own or choose from already available topics like Health, Home, Hobbies, Social etc.
When you set a task, you can choose the repetition days of the week, how many times a day or set the habit for daily, weekly or monthly periods. You can see the chain of completed tasks.
It does not show all the tasks on the home screen but the tasks which you are supposed to do presently. Of course, you can see the complete list of the day by just a tap on ‘today’. There are shortcuts for other days as well where you can know about the schedule of that day. It will be best for moments like, “Hey, what are doing this Saturday?”
App link: iOS
4. Habit Tracker – Habit-Bull
This is also a popular app to track your habits and increase productivity. It has 4.5 stars ratings on Google Play Store and 4.7 on iTunes at the time of writing this article.
This is also a very simple yet efficient app where you can choose from lots of categories to set a task. Categories like Arts, Work & Study, Health &Fitness, Money, Self-Improvement, Social etc. are then further divided into a particular task. Tasks named as diet and food, running, budgeting, earning, family, friends, study, reading and so much more can be easily tracked.
You can also choose how to set your task. For instance, if you tap a task called ‘study’, you can choose if you want to check it with a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’ or you can choose to assign a number like the number of hours or number of chapters you want to study. In case of health habits, you can also choose to import data directly from Google Fit like weight, steps, calories etc.
5. Goal Tracker & Habit List
This app is used by more than 500 thousand users.
Most of the apps for tracking your goals are more or less the same. But this one has got little additional features in addition to other apps. You can have a larger view of your goal. Weekly and even monthly progress can be seen by selecting different options from the Menu.
There is the option to choose from daily, weekly, monthly or yearly repetition and frequency of goal like every day, in every 2 days or whatever you feel like. All goals will be listed on the home screen and you can sort them by date of creation, by frequency, by name or just star them to make them appear on top.
It allows the auto backup of goals. Or you can yourself export them to local storage or Google Drive to import them later on any other device.
App link: Android
This is not exactly a habit tracker app but more of an app for improving your habits. If you are through lots of ups and down in your life and looking for some stability then this is the app you must know about.
This app deals with 4 basic goals that are:
- Feel more energized
- Focus and concentrate better
- Lose weight
- Sleep better
You can only move ahead if you do better with the first goal. Every goal is divided into a various set of tasks. For example, if you enter the 1st goal that is to ‘Feel more energized’ then you have to set up your waking up time. After that, the app will give you a task of drinking water daily once you wake up and so on.
You can add daily tasks by yourself and set a reminder for everything. The app is filled with lots of motivations, letters and superb schedules for you.
If you ever did research on maintaining your habits and pushing yourself to achieve the goal then it is obvious that you heard the phrase, “Don’t break the chain”.
This app has a similar interface to that of the chain. You can set your habit, add a description, reasons etc. You can view your progress chain by double tapping the tasks on the home screen.
It also analyzes your habit strength and progress through pie chart and a graph. All your tasks can be categorized to help you find quickly. You can also add rewards for yourself.
App link: Android
So, these are some best habit tracker apps available in 2018 for you to improve your productivity and schedule your life towards greater results. If you have used any of these or you know a better app then share your experience in the comments.