The educational system around the global arena has gone through a major change over the last decade. Undoubtedly, online learning or digital education is the direction of the day. To be precise, one of the key players in the educational industry that have brought the innovative transformation is the educational mobile app that supports the learners in their learning process.
We feel blessed as we don’t have to attend those monotonous lectures and follow the old conventional method of learning. Studies never seemed to be that simpler; thanks to the valuable educational mobile apps. Do you think that all educational mobile apps have equivalent potential to give you an added edge over your competitors in the examination? Nope.
Most mobile applications claim to offer their finest features, but in reality, only a few educational mobile app features are able to succeed. This you would know with your own practical experience. Some educational apps in the market provide the optimum explanation of numerous topics in different subjects; provide informative and rich content with the live tutorials, while others fail to meet the user’s expectations.

1. Developing a Powerful and Supportive Database

In order to place your educational app in the driving seat, you must have an architecturally powerful and supportive database. All the information about the study material and guide is uploaded onto a database. You should update them on a regular basis with the latest information, videos, content, facts, figures, and statistics. The database must smooth the progress of the process of learning, the students should get quick access to all the information with the tip of a finger. The database should not hang even if it is running on slow internet speed.

2. Comprehensive and Valuable Content

Content that instantly captures the attention of the learner in one glance will allow your educational mobile app an opportunity to be downloaded several times more than other apps. Just keep an eye on these vital factors :

  • Comprehensive content which should be worthy of reading.
  • The content should be developed for targeted audiences.
  •  Use the simplest of languages that can be easily understood because all the learners do not have the same grasping power.
  • The content should be mobile-friendly.

3.  Interactive Session with Live Tutorials

This is an essential asset which you can bank upon to promote your app amongst the different users. Interaction with the teacher can always help the students in solving their problems and clearing their doubts. You can create a virtual classroom atmosphere in addition to providing live tutorials by adding the ‘chat’ feature.
You can always request the learners to give their valuable feedback, whether they get the benefit from the interactive session or not. Based on the response from the users, we can decide on what improvement is required on the app.

4. Regular Mock /Practice Test On Various Topics

You can offer mock/practice tests on various topics and subjects; the students will be able to judge their actual preparation before the examination. You can upload some test papers; the learners can download them which would be helpful too. Believe it; most of the students search for such test papers, this feature will not only benefit the learners but enrichment your app into the profitable zone.

5. Easy Login To Profile With Dashboard Facility

While developing the educational app, you should ensure that you have easy login functionality. With this feature, the user can easily create his profile with a few steps. You must provide a dashboard where the user can save their personal preferences and choose the topic for learning.

6. The Vitality of User Interface

This is one area where most of the developers do not pay much attention. Due to which, their apps suffer in the competitive market. You don’t have to sail on the same boat, but instead, provide an excellent user-friendly User Interface with attractive outlook and best functionality. 

7. Providing Personal Element Or Individual Space

You should keep in mind the specific individual needs of the user while developing the educational app. This means providing a one-stop-shop app where the user will get everything in a single mobile application.

On the other note, it is also vibrant to offer individual freedom where the students and the teachers can hold free discussions and choose their own method of learning. Simplifying the topics which are hard to understand for most of the students, will help in increasing the popularity of the app.

8. Using Social Media Platform To Good Effect

Your app cannot progress or flourish without the support of social media tools. It is up to you how effectively you can use the tools to maximize benefits. Whatever information or content on a subject or topic you are uploading into the app, you can share them on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. You can create a YouTube channel too where you can post tutorial videos related to your educational app.
In this way, you are directly getting in touch with the new users and promoting your app as well.

9. Any Idea Regarding Push Notifications

Do you have any knowledge about how the Push Notification works? In a simple language, it means to keep the user updated with all the relevant information. However, one must adjust his settings, also inform them when downloading and installing.

Thus, a Push Notification is an empowering tool that allows people to send messages to a particular school and other users. You can consider this a type of advertisement or important reminder on any aspect of the app.

10. Integration to Reach Targeted Audience

Integration in an educational mobile app has its own significance as it helps to reach out to the targeted audiences. It helps the user to share information ad categorize them into different segments that include the school by school or grade by grade. This feature helps us manage the flow of information. The user can browse your website from their mobile phone.


Education is getting digitalized, and the best educational apps in the market are already ruling in the app stores. Therefore, if you want to compete successfully with the top educational apps, the above features will surely prove to be more than handy. And one more thing, you have to be very sharp in acquiring the information on the latest technical developments; plus, use your creativity to provide the learners something extraordinary.

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Published by : Prathmesh Vyas

Business Manager

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