When you’re in a pinch and need a personal assistance assistant, you might be tempted to just hire a third-party app to do the work for you.

Unfortunately, those apps are often more complicated and costly than a simple search tool or a simple video call.

Here’s how to find the best personal assistants for you and your needs.

Personal assistants are often designed for people who want to be able to do more than just call and text, and some of the most common choices are paid and free.

However, these apps aren’t necessarily designed to work well for everyone.

If you’re like many other people, you probably need to rely on your smartphone for tasks you can’t just get a dedicated phone call or text.

Personal assistant apps that are free are more likely to work for people with limited time and budget, but you should always ask yourself if your app can be used as a full-time assistant.

There are also many other options available that are less expensive and can help you manage your time and finances more efficiently.

For example, you can pay a few bucks for a personal assistants app that lets you schedule appointments, get alerts and send emails.

Or, you could opt for a free app that provides a personal support service that can help your loved ones.

But if you don’t want to pay for a full service app, consider these alternatives.


Google Now Next is a free, Android-based personal assistant that lets users create and manage appointments and schedule events.

Next is available in more than 40 countries.


Zapier Google Now lets users set up and manage reminders and events.

Google says that Next is the easiest way to set up an account, and you can create an unlimited number of accounts with Google Now.


Amazon’s Personal Assistant You can find a variety of personal assistants on Amazon, but Google’s Personal Assist app is the most popular.

Personal Assist lets you set up your own account and customize your experience.

For most people, this is a good choice because it’s the most powerful way to use your Google Now account.


Tasker For a more in-depth guide on how to use Tasker, see this article from TechCrunch.

For a detailed review, see our article on using Tasker with Android phones.


Task Assistant For Android users, the Task Assistant app for Google phones and tablets.

It lets you add tasks to your calendar, set reminders and see your Google account activity on your phone or tablet.

For more details, see the Android section of our Google Developer blog.


Apple’s Personal Calendar The Personal Calendar app lets you manage calendars, send emails and track your time spent on your calendar.

For Android, you’ll find a lot of options.

It’s also one of the few apps that lets people create an account.

However for most people that want more control over their calendars, this isn’t the best option.


Trello For many people, the Trello app is a great personal assistant for the task management and collaboration that they need.

Treolife lets you organize tasks and tasks lists into notebooks and make notes.

You can also create projects that you can edit, organize and share.

For users who need more control, this app is not for everyone, but for those who want more customization and flexibility, it’s a good option.


Zapius This is another personal assistant with a personal help service.

Zapios lets you create and edit tasks and projects.

Zapias can be a great option for people looking for a more advanced personal assistant than Next or Trello.


OneNote for iOS This is a more personal assistant-like app that’s available for iOS devices.

One Note lets you access your notes, manage notes and manage files in OneNote, an all-in-one document management system.

It can also show you information about files you’ve opened in One Note.

One note is also useful for keeping track of upcoming meetings, meetings you’ve had with coworkers, and appointments you’ve missed.

You’ll find many options for using One Note with Apple and Android devices.


Skype For iOS users, Skype has a free Skype app that you’ll be able, on some devices, to use to make phone calls.

You won’t be able use the Skype app on the Google Play Store, but it is available for the Google Pixel and Pixel XL devices.


Google Voice For Android and iOS users who have a Google Voice account, the Google Voice app lets them manage their calls and voice calls on their phones and tablet.

If your phone is compatible with Google Voice, it will let you make and manage phone calls and call-forward.

You also can view incoming and outgoing calls, send and receive text messages, manage voicemails, and control voicemail volume.

If this is not the right app for you, the FreeVoice app lets users control the voicemail on their phone.


Google Hangouts