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Top Apps Worldwide for October 2021 by Downloads

See the top apps worldwide for October 2021 by downloads, according to Sensor Tower data.

Top Apps Worldwide for October 2021 by Downloads

TikTok was the most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide for October 2021 with more than 57 million installs. The countries with the largest number installs were from Douyin in China at 17 percent, followed by the United States at 11 percent. The full top 10 ranking of non-gaming apps worldwide by downloads for October 2021 is above. App download estimates are from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform.

Instagram was the second most installed non-gaming app worldwide last month with more than 56 million installs, which represented a 31 percent increase from October 2020. The countries with the largest number of Instagram installs were from India at 39 percent, followed by Brazil at 6 percent. Facebook, WhatsApp, and Telegram rounded out the top five most installed non-gaming apps worldwide for the month.

Want to see how the rankings compared to the previous month? Check out the Top Apps Worldwide for September 2021 by Downloads here.

Store Intelligence users can see app download estimates for the above apps in addition to historical performance metrics on the Sensor Tower platform. Our estimates include downloads for the App Store and Google Play worldwide between October 1, 2021 and October 31, 2021. Apple apps and Google pre-installed apps are excluded. We report unique installs only. Android estimates do not include third-party stores. Figures represent aggregate installs of all app versions, ex: Facebook and Facebook Lite.

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Julia Chan

Written by: Julia Chan, Mobile Insights Analyst

Date: November 2021