Best download managers for Android

Downloading files from the internet can be easy but it depends on the files one wants to download and the type of download manager the user chooses.

Downloading large files via the default download manager pre-installed on Android can be very tiring and sometimes frustrating. That is why we always recommend that whenever you are downloading official firmware for your smartphone or tablet from Leakite, you should use a download manager. It will not only speed up the download, but correctly and completely download the file to avoid extraction errors.

Once, I was downloading a movie and exhausted my data halfway. Using the default (stock) Android download manager, I couldn’t pause the download to resume when I renewed my subscription plan. I had to restart the download entirely from scratch. It hurt me so bad and I wasn’t happy about the wasted data since I use a capped internet data bundle.

That’s why I suggest you try a third party app that will suit your needs.

There are tons of third party download managers on play store, some of them are speed boosters, Some allow you to download multiple items at once allowing you to download really fast.

Note: This list is not in any particular order. You are advised to choose and download any of these apps you think will suit your need.

Best Download Managers for Android

1. Advanced Download Manager (ADM)

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ADM for Android

When it comes to fast multi-downloads. I recommend ADM.

It lets you download files of any type and up to 3 files at once to your Android device with maximum speed.

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Advanced Download Manager is a powerful Android app. The app automatically recognizes downloadable links (copied to your clipboard) or files from your default browser and even accelerates the downloading speed by using up to 9 multi-threading instances. It supports browsers like Chrome, Dolphin, Stock Browser etc.

It also has a built-in browser called ADM that supports multiple tabs and provides advanced media download capabilities.

You can choose from several different download folders depending on the file type and can even pause, resume, or re-try downloads.

This app is free on google play store. But, if you hate ads, you have to go for the Pro version at some fee.

Download it now: Google Play

2. Loader Droid

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Loader download manager

My second pick, is the awesome swift download manager. The icon might resemble that of the Android Gingerbread days, but I’d urge you to forget the icon and focus on what the app its built for. It’s way better than stock Android download manager.

Similar to the ADM, it automatically captures downloadable links from supported Android browsers.

It provides fast downloading speed by splitting the download into parts. You can even pause and schedule the download for a later time. Cool isn’t it?

It even boasts of auto-pause of download on failure of your internet connection, to resume when internet connection recovers. It has a dark and light theme, depending on your preference.

Download it now: Google play

3. Turbo Download Manager

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Turbo Download

Turbo download Manager has been a very helpful tool when it comes to fast download manager for android.

You can use the built-in web browser. It supports browsers like Dolphin, Chrome, Firefox, UC Browser, Boat Browser, etc

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You can also pause/resume downloads anytime; even when your screen is turned off, it will continue downloading and notify you when the download is done.

Turbo download manager boasts of increasing your download speed by up to five times. To use this app, you should long press the link in the browser and share link, then choose Turbo download manager to start downloading files.

Downloads can occur amazingly swift, as Turbo Download Manager is able to boost speeds by using multiple connections. It supports extra features like 10 downloads at the same time, sound notifications of download completion, cancel, queue, resume or pause any download progress and lots more.

Download it now: Google play

4. Download Accelerator Plus

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This is one of the more modern download managers; giving you a more clean and up to date user interface. It has a built-in browser with multiple, downloading files linked to a microSD card and auto-resume feature for interrupted downloads.

It can auto-catch download links whenever you copy to clipboard or open file links in your browser.

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One of the selling points of this download manager is, you can log in your Google account and backup your downloaded data to your Drive. Saves you the stress!

Supports: Resume, cancel, and pause any download progress, Simple and easy-to-use interface, three times faster download speed etc.

Download it now: Google play

5. Download Manager for Android

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Download Manager

It’s one of the best download managers currently available. It allows free downloading of any files and claims to provide three (3) times faster-downloading speed than other download managers.

It has the option to pause and resume large downloads. It also support download of HTML5 web pages and videos.

Regardless of its speedy download, it is free with some in-app purchases and display ads.

Its worth a try.

Download it now: Google play