Most used IOS applications in South Africa


IOS applications are becoming more used in South Africa. The apps are made by South Africans and they have proven to match up against international standards. The apps make life easier for South Africans as they try to access a lot of things on the internet. These apps allow South Africans to enjoy most of their smartphone experiences.

IOS applications are more effective and easy to navigate nowadays; the performance of these apps has also improved over time.  It comes with a nice framework and unique design tools for building beautiful interfaces. These apps also come with split-screen experience for easy use and convenience. These IOS applications are also improved with a response from growing concerns from smartphone and app users. Below are the 10 most used app on IOS in South Africa;


This IOS application was founded in 2015 by Herman Maritz and Den Wells in Cape Town. The app has grown to become the most popular South-African made app. It provides South Africans nationwide with up-to-date and reliable schedules for easy use. The app has a high download rate, just a bit below popular apps like Facebook and more. This app displays up to 50,000 areas from places ranging from Tshwane, Cape-Town, Johannesburg, and more.


Clicks allow you to use its ClubCard on your smartphone, you can scan digital card in-store and receive points like you had a physical card. You can also submit a script and preview your repeat orders and script history. Shopping online is also fun and convenient with this application. The company has been a fixture in shopping centers and South African malls since 1968.

Mr D Food

The IOS application is proclaimed to be South Africa’s top food delivery service. This application has garnered over 1 million downloads. The app came to be after a huge technology-led transformation and since then it has a full-time online business. Mr D Food now has 700,000 monthly active users with more than 2 million downloads. The app is easy and quick to use, Foods are delivered faster and effectively whenever they are ordered.


The IOS application is the leading e-commerce retailer in South Africa. This application also plans to become the simplest, largest, most consumer-centric online shopping destination in Africa. It has three warehouses in Cape Town, Kwa-Zulu Natal, and Johannesburg. The company has about 1.8 million customers and a daily visit to 4,000. The application also boasts of its exclusive in-app competitions and benefits, as well as its Daily Deals feature.

FNB Banking App

FNB is one of the best banks in South Africa. It manages this IOS application and also assists its customers to do business the smart way. You can use a selfie to verify your identity, manage cards, make payments, transact forex, locate FNB ATMs, and send money to any South African cellphone number. The app also has a new feature called Business Directory. The service helps to promote your business. You can upload your logos, documents, and images for free.

Dstv Now

DStv is well-known and used in South Africa. They are the best cable company in South Africa with top quality stations like M-net, SuperSport, Mzansi Magic, and more. The company is also placed in several African countries like Nigeria, Zambia, Tanzania, and more. DStv app works well on smartphones, tablets, smart TV, and other media player. You can stream events and more on this app. But the application is a streaming service for existing DSTV subscribers. With DStv Now, you can watch your shows on your mobile phone instead of your TV.


The app also includes Showmax which competes against video streaming and rental applications like Amazon Prime, Netflix, and more.



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