Top 9 Best Resume Builder Android Apps – 2020

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Many people lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Getting a new job in these times can be quite challenging, needless to say, so having the right approach is quite important. We've recently published our list of best job finding apps, in order to help out. Well, in addition to that, we've also decided to look up resume builder Android apps.

Setting up a good resume / CV is extremely important when it comes to finding a job. Luckily, there are a ton of ways to do it, and it's important to be original as well. In the list down below, you'll find a wide variety of applications to check out. Some of them are not exactly resume builder apps, per se, but they can definitely become one if used properly.

These are only our favorite picks for such purpose, of course. There are tons of additional apps available in the Play Store that you can look up. In this list, you'll find our picks listed, along with a description of every app, and some additional information, such as the cost, required Android version, and so on.

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Top 9 best resume builder Android apps 2020

Below is a quick overview of the top 9 best resume builder Android apps for 2020, including any download and in-app purchase costs.

Download CostIn-app cost (per item)
Microsoft Word$1.3-$12.6
CV Engineer$3.7-$8.7
Canva$1.33-$96
Resume Builder
Free resume maker$1-$121.4
Resumaker
Google Slides
LinkedIn
CV Maker$1.33-$41.3

Top 9 best resume builder Android apps 2020 downloads

Below is a little more information on each app, a suggestion for the type of user the app is best suited to, and a direct link for easy downloading.

All download links go to the app's Google Play Store listing. Users are always recommended to download apps from Google Play or an authorized app store.

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Best resume builder Android app for most users

Microsoft Word app image June 2020

Microsoft Word

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 6.0

The first app we listed may surprise you. Why? Well, it's Microsoft Word, not the first app most people think of when building a resume. Microsoft Word can be an extremely powerful tool, though. If you already have a Microsoft Office subscription, which many people do, why not take advantage of it.

This app comes with a really nice UI, and good layout tools. The most important thing, it offers dozens of nice templates that you can use and adapt to what you need. You can combine various elements in Microsoft word, from words and tables, to images and even shapes.

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With a little bit of imagination, you can use Microsoft Word to create a really unique resume, and make employees take notice. Simply take a done layout, and adapt it the way you like it. You can always start from scratch as well, if you want, it's a longer road, but a more satisfying one.

Download Microsoft Word

Best Android app for quick and simple resume building

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CV Engineer

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 5.0+

CV Engineer is a great app focused on one thing, helping you build your resume / CV. This app can actually help you do that really fast. Do note that the layouts you find here probably won't blow you away, but they're really simple to assemble. Most important of all, all the required information will be included in them, so you don't have to worry about that.

CV Engineer will lead you one step at a time towards your resume. It will ask you for one information at a time, so you'll basically be filling out a form. You'll be required to include your skills, interests, education, etc. In case you're ever in doubt as to what to write, CV Engineer is here to help, as it will literally guide you through the process, giving you tips along the way.

After you're done putting everything together, you can save your resume. There are several ways to do it, you send it via an email, or save it directly to your Google Drive account. The most interesting part about this app is… you can use it for free, but if you land a job, you're pushed to make a donation to the developer.

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Download CV Engineer

Best Android app for visually striking resumes

Canva

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 4.1+

Canva is probably the last app from this list that you'd think of when it comes to resumes. This is an app for graphic design, making collages, and making logos, essentially. So, how is this supposed to help you make a great resume? Well, as already mentioned, this is a graphic design app, so you can create some awesome-looking resumes.

The best thing is, this app is quite friendly towards new users. You don't really have to be a graphic designer to use it like a pro, not at all. The UI is really friendly, and the app has a ton of templates to choose from. Not all of those templates are free, truth be said, but there are quite a few free ones that you can take advantage of.

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You can start building your resume from scratch, or use an already finished design, and adapt it. You can add images, text, and even videos, if you want. Do note that not all employees prefer videos, and similar content, so be careful what you use. There are tons of tools / options in this app, so browse around before you start building your resume.

Download Canva

Best resume builder Android app for template selection

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Resume Builder

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: 5.0+

Resume Builder is an app by Intelligent CV, and one of the best-rated resume / CV apps in the Play Store. There's a good reason for that, by the way. This app comes with a great-looking UI, and it's really easy to use. The app also comes with a ton of templates for building resumes / CVs, over 100 of them.

You can change the color, text formatting, and page size settings for those templates, before you even start going into details. This app will also guide you one step at a time, as it will provide you resume examples. Curriculum vitae formatting options are also included in this app.

Once you're done assembling your resume, you can download it in PDF format. You can also print or share your resume directly from the app, if you want. Resume Builder is definitely an app worth checking out.

Download Resume Builder

Best Android app for guided resume building

Free resume maker

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 5.0+

Free resume maker is yet another great option for guided resume-building. There are over 50 resume templates included in this app, and they're aimed at a number of different jobs. The app claims that you can create a professional resume in less than five minutes, using these templates and app's other features.

You can, of course, change the templates, while the app will constantly provide you with tips. You can create resumes in various different colors, according to your preference. Once you're done, you can either download that resume in a PDF format, or share it directly from the app. You can, for example, send it to your e-mail, directly to the employer, or wherever you want.

The available resume templates actually look really nice, and professional. The developer made sure to cover everything, so it provided various different-looking templates for you to use. The UI of the app is also not a problem to use, at all.

Download Free resume maker

Best designed resume builder Android app

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Resumaker

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: 4.1+

Resumaker is yet another highly-rated app in the Play Store. The design of this app is really nice, and it also comes with various different templates you can use. The first thing you'll need to do once you start using the app is to complete the resume profile in order to make your resume.

From there, you'll be able to select a resume template you want to use, and then the resume format. Your information will appear there, and you'll be able to tweak things a little bit from there. Once you're done, you'll be able to download your resume in a PDF format, print it, or share it.

This app does provide you some extra tools to make your resume unique. Once your resume is imported into the resume template, you'll be able to change the accent color, for example. There are a number of other features included here, which you can discover yourself.

Download Resumaker

Best Android app for creating interactive resumes

Google Slides

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: 6.0+

Google Slides is not exactly a resume building app, is it. Well, no, it's not, but it can. Not only is this tool completely free, but it gives you complete control over your layouts. Not only that, but you can make those resumes as interactive as you want, as this tool is used primarily for creating presentations.

You can combine text, images, shapes… well, anything you want, really. The app even comes with a number of professional-looking templates, which you can edit any way you want. The real joy is to create your resume from scratch, though. This app offers a great UI to help you with that, along with all the tools you may need.

Once you're done, you can e-mail that slideshow to your potential employee, or perhaps even offer it online for them to see. You can even save that slideshow as a static PDF, if you want, if it's not interactive or anything of the sort. Google Slides is one of the best tools to create resumes, without a doubt.

Download Google Slides

Best social media Android app for resume building

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LinkedIn

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: 5.0+

LinkedIn is one of the most popular networking services, maybe even the most popular one. If you're looking for a social network for networking, for keeping up with your contacts, this is it. Your profile on LinkedIn is kind of your resume, so it's visible to every single one of your contacts on the network.

The more you use LinkedIn, the more contacts you'll get, and that will certainly help with future employment. You can easily highlight the fact you're available for hiring from your profile options, and thus let everyone know. LinkedIn is a network on which many modern employers rely on.

LinkedIn is free, though you can get the subscription for a number of really useful features. Truth be said, you don't have to, but many of you will probably want to. Those features are really useful, and will definitely help you find employment.

Download LinkedIn

Best resume builder Android app for template designs

CV Maker

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 4.0.3

CV Maker by Mobotechnology Inc. is yet another compelling option for creating resumes / CVs. This app comes with a ton of template designs for you to choose from. There are over 100 resume templates and formats available for you. On top of that, the app offers over 250 covers letters, and the content is available in over 30 languages. What more can you ask for?

You can choose your own template color for those templates, and also include your own signature. In fact, you can customize those templates as much as you want. You can change the font, the style, and so on. Both single and multipage resumes and CVs are available here for you to adapt.

The UI of this app is really nice, and modern. You'll spend the vast majority of time on the resume template itself, though, but accessing the necessary tools is a non-issue. The app does come with in-app purchases, and ads, but you can use it without paying as well.

Download CV Maker