For getting around:
2GIS is the best and most up-to-date navigation and mapping app. There are several taxi services apps, such as Yandex Taxi and InDriver. You can also use car-sharing service Anytime to rent a car for 19 tenge per minute. If you want to use a public transportation, you can purchase Onay Card, which can be used for all public transportation in Almaty. Download Onay app so that you can use to refill your card, pay for rides with a QR code and to see the routes and locations of the public transportation.
Google Translate is useful for reading labels in Russian or Kazakh, or communicating with non English Speakers. If you want to improve your Russian, you can use Duolingo or Tandem. The most popular apps for communication are WhatsApp and Telegram.
Shopping and food:
To be earn prizes and bonus points when paying with your local banking card, you can download Rahmet app, and link it to your card. To order food delivery you can use one of the following apps: Glovo, Chocofood, YandexEda.