ADHD Apps & Tools

“My Favorite ADHD App Is…”

Need some help organizing your ADHD life? From finances to groceries to getting your child to do her chores, these readers tell us all about their favorite apps for keeping their lives in order.

A stack of devices that adults with ADHD can use to download time management apps.
A stack of devices that adults with ADHD can use to download time management apps.

ADDitude asked readers to share the best apps for ADHD and keeping life in order. Here’s what they said!

My bank’s app, which allows me to pay bills online. -Angela, Oregon

I have several favorite ADHD apps: QuickBooks, Day-Timer, the alarm clock on my smartphone, and agreeing with my husband on getting to bed at a set time. -Ann, North Carolina

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I struggle with finances, and my husband and I fight about them a lot. My favorite app is YNAB. It has stopped me from making a lot of impulse purchases. -Jennifer, Washington

My favorite app is a good old-fashioned notebook. Writing chores down and crossing them off my list appeals to me. -Keri, Massachusetts

Waze – a great traffic app that helps me get to work and other places on time. -Christy, Massachusetts

My favorite apps are Routines, Evernote, and OneNote. -Carrie, Oregon

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Nag for Android works for me. -Susanne, Washington

I love Out of Milk for organizing grocery lists. You can scan in and categorize your household inventory, and then set up specific lists for each place you shop. -Jennifer, Pennsylvania

I use Mint for finances, OmniFocus for reminders, and Fitbit for sleep. -Jenny, Illinois

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To schedule things and create task lists, I use Calendar (it comes with Samsung phones). -Krista, Canada

We use CalenGoo for our family’s calendars, and I use Opus Domini as a virtual day planner. It reminds me of my old Franklin Covey day planner. My husband uses BrainWave for sleep. It helps his ADHD brain slow down, so he can get to sleep, and stay asleep. -Lori, Pennsylvania

NOTE: Please note that all names, models, prices, links, and specifications were accurate and items were in stock at the time of this article’s last update on January 28, 2022.