The most downloaded non-game app in the United States for May 2019 was Snapchat with more than four million installs, which represented a 35 percent increase from May 2018. The full top 10 ranking of apps in the U.S. by downloads for May 2019 is above. App download estimates are from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform.
Snapchat climbed four spots in the overall ranking from No. 5 in April 2019 to No. 1 in last month. This marked the first time Snapchat had become the top non-game app in the U.S. this year. Messenger was the second most installed non-game app in the U.S. last month with more than four million downloads. YOLO, Instagram, and Facebook made up the remainder of the top five most installed non-game apps last month. YOLO, an anonymous Q&A app, launched in early May 2019 and added more than 3.6 million installs in the U.S. during its first month, ranking No. 3 overall and No. 1 on the App Store.
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 in the U.S. between May 1, 2018 and May 31, 2019. 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.