4 Best Free Journal Apps for Android

Here is a list of best Journal App for Android. Journal is a record of data in which we keep our life details like our memories, our daily thoughts, feelings, events, photos, ideas, etc. In the past time, we used a paper diary for this work. It took a lot of effort back then to maintain your diary every day. But, now we are living in a Digital World. So all we have to do is install a Journal app for this.

So, in this article, I am going to suggest you some easy and free Journal apps that you can download on your Android phone. They are easy to maintain, portable, secure, and have many other features that are going to make your journaling experience beautiful and rewarding.

My Favorite Journal App For Android:

My favorite journal app is Five Minute Journal because it motivates you to write journals. Its user interface is also quite simple and user-friendly.

You can also check out lists of best free Timeline Maker AppsNovel Writing Apps, and Flashcard Maker App for Android.

Daylio Journal – Mood Tracker

Daylio Journal is one of the most famous Journal apps among Journal Lovers. It provides you with multiple options like tracking your mood, your upcoming task of the day, and so on. You can also add a note and photo to your daily record. You can also add more activities that you’re going to perform during the day by simply clicking on the option of Add Activity. User can also track their moods and activities during the whole month. You can set your activity according to your preference and can customize them as well. Here is a quick review of the features and limitations of this app.

We like:

  • Mood tracker.
  • Daily, Weekly, and Monthly goals tracker.
  • Setting reminders about writing.
  • PIN lock protection.
  • Easy restore and backups.
  • Export, share, and print data in PDF or CSV format.

We don’t like:

  • Only keeps your data of the calendar month.
  • Can select only a single mood for the day.
  • Most of the best options are paid.


Overall, Daylio Journal is a simple, easy-to-use Journal app with some extra features like adding photos and notes, etc. If you’re a beginner and want to write a digital diary, you can try this app.

Offline dairy

Offline Dairy is also a Journal and dairy app available for free on the Google Play Store. It is based on Pristine UI Design that helps users focus on writing. This app is catered towards all types of users as it comes with a simple and easy-to-use interface. With this app, you can also track all your entries, no of images, newest entries, and many more functions from one place. Besides other apps, it also lets you add your entries offline.

We like:

  • Occupying very Low space.
  • Offline interface.
  • Safe and secure.
  • Pristine UI design to keep you focused on writing.
  • Ad-free.

We don’t like:

  • Backup option is only available in its premium version.
  • Users will lose all their data if they lost their phone or in case of factory reset.


Great Journal app with easy interface, user friendly, with less distraction. If you’re looking for a simple and easy-to-maintain app, then try this one.

Gratitude Journal

Gratitude journal is yet another Journal app on this list. It is one of the most rated journal apps on the play store with over 1 million downloads. You can create and maintain your entry with a lot of background colors and discover a lot of affirmations like love, gratitude, learning, being the best, etc. In Daily Zen section, you can find many motivational and positive thoughts. Users can also set a vision board in which they can choose options like vision board 2022, my 5-year vision, and many more.

We like:

  • Colorful backgrounds according to your mood.
  • Simple to use.
  • Offers you to be more grateful in your life.
  • A daily dose of motivational thoughts and quotes.
  • Many positive challenges like the 7-day gratitude challenge, 21 day New Year challenge, etc.
  • Password protection.
  • Can import-export your journal.

We don’t like:

  • Can’t add a video file.


This app is full of positivity and motivation. If you’re a journal lover and searching for a good app that can help you maintain your journal data easily, then try this one.

Five Minute Journal

The Five Minute Journal is also one of the most famous and downloaded Journal app for maintaining your diary record. Let’s start with all the 5 questions this application is going to ask you after successful launching. First, what are the 3 things you’re grateful for? Well, this is a positive start. After that “What will I do to make today great”, Daily Affirmations, Highlights of the day, “How could I have made today even better?” The questions are looking very simple but are full of positivity and human psychology. These questions are going to boost your day with positivity and energy.

We like:

  • Questions are very simple, but effective.
  • This app is full of positivity.
  • App’s features and questions are based on Human Psychology.
  • Easy, but effective interface.
  • Able to create values in users’ life like being more grateful, becoming a good thinker, expressing your feeling, self–discipline, etc.
  • Easy to continue and maintain.

We don’t like:

  • A little buggy.
  • Have to buy a subscription for full potential.


It is a great Journal app that invokes positive thoughts in the mind of users and offers all the essential journal writing features.

Jaya Sharma
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