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Free vs Paid Astrology Apps of 2022

A little bit of cosmic guidance can go a long way. But do you need to pay for it? We tested 9 apps to find out, and here's what we found.

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Free vs Paid Astrology Apps of 2022

Astrology is an odd one. People either love it or hate it. Is it a science? Is it not? The truth is, astrology has survived more than a couple of millennia, so it is relatively safe to assume that that may just as well be something to it.

We have decided to bring together a healthy dose of skepticism and a genuine love for the spiritual - and test some apps devoted to the study and understanding of the Zodiac. If you want to see how well they performed - and how many of their predictions were genuinely accurate - please read on.

Table of Contents

  1. 1. Apps We Selected
  2. Our Pick Nebula: Horoscope & Astrology Nebula: Horoscope & Astrology Runner Up Daily Horoscope Daily Horoscope Also Groovy Chaturanga Astrology Advice & Daily Horoscope Chaturanga Astrology Advice & Daily Horoscope
  3. 2. Everything We Recommend
  4. 3. The 411 from our Appventurer
  5. 4. Other Apps Considered
Our Pick

Eerily accurate readings

  • Zodiac sign, natal chart on birth date, compatibility, daily tarot cards reading
    4.6 Ratings 168K+ Reviews 1M+ Downloads
    Free Fresh In App Purchases
    Free In-App Purchases
    Free In-App Purchases


A reliable app that covers a good deal of ground is not easy to find. We were lucky enough to include this one into the mix as it has proven to be the best you can expect to find on the market.

Why we chose Nebula:

  • A comprehensive and thorough answer to every astrological inquiry you may have
  • Reliable, glitch-free, and covering just the right amount of info
  • Great daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly prognostics
  • It connects you to professional astrologers and allows you to ask as many questions as you like
  • An amazing chat function with literally tens of thousands of users waiting to exchange ideas

Spring for the upgrade if:

  • You want personalized readings on any number of questions
  • Don't mind parting with $9.99 per week

Stick to free if:

  • You are ok with just general stuff and don't necessarily wish for anything more elaborate than regular daily predictions

This app is relatively new on the scene compared to longer standing astrology staples like Co--Star or DailyHoroscope, so we were surprised to find that it really offered us the best overall experience.

Read Nebula's Full Review
Runner Up

Your daily dose of Zodiac wisdom

  • Daily Horoscope - the most popular horoscope application on Android!
    4.8 Ratings 603K+ Reviews 10M+ Downloads
    Free Fresh In App Purchases
    Free In-App Purchases
    Free In-App Purchases


Not everyone needs expert in-depth analysis of every single aspect of their lives. Sometimes, a good, reliable, accurate daily prognosis is more than enough. In this department, Daily Horoscope excels through and through.

Why we chose Daily Horoscope:

  • An amazing platform for beginners and those who want a quick, daily check-in
  • It covers Western, Chinese, and Druid astrology
  • Offers a clean and fuss-free design that is easy to navigate
  • The app is totally free for all the content (if you don't mind ads)
  • Starting at a reasonable $2.99 a year, the app becomes 100% ad-free and allows you to save more of your favorite horoscopes before they disappear

You won't make a mistake if you chose this popular platform. It has more than half a million users for a reason.

Read Daily Horoscope's Full Review
Also Groovy

Your go-to for highly personalized Vedic readings

  • Vedic astrologer's reading, fortune teller, love compatibility by zodiac sign
    4.3 Ratings 3K+ Reviews 50K+ Downloads
    Free In App Purchases
    Free In-App Purchases
    Free In-App Purchases


Of course, the world of astrology has so much more to offer outside of the scope of Western teachings. If you are interested in the Vedic system, this could be a great addition to your digital arsenal.

Why we chose Chaturanga:

  • A strong focus on Vedic astrology
  • Highly personalized readings given via chat by professional Vedic astrologers based on your own specific questions 
  • The first personal analysis is free
  • Additional inquiries can cost as little as $3 per question, with frequent sales and promotions
  • A personal, general horoscope reading and life guide costs a one-time fee of $8.99

As far as accuracy goes, you have to try for yourself. It's worth mentioning that when one of our Appventurers asked a question regarding her health, the astrologer warned of an imminent cold-like sickness, which did, in fact, happen the very next week.

Read Chaturanga's Full Review

Everything We Recommend

  • Our Pick
    🔮 Nebula horoscope & astrology: the most accurate zodiac predictions in your pocket 🔮
    2020 has been tough. We are here to make your life easier, better, and more sophisticated—an astrology app that can be your personal sanctuary and help solve your problems.
    With Nebula, you can:
    - Get a deeper understanding of yourself based on your zodiac star sign, including your sun sign and moon sign.
    - Check zodiac compatibility with your partner, friend, relative, or someone you simply like or dislike based on their birthdates and zodiac signs.
    - Improve your relationships based on deep analysis of your and your partner’s positive zodiac traits and negative zodiac characteristics and find out appropriate solutions with our ultimate 28-days relationship guide.
    - Find your perfect match, check marriage compatibility and build harmonic and happy relationships based on zodiac sign compatibility.
    - Find your most toxic match with astrology compatibility. Stop toxic relationships that ruin your life, and improve your life by understanding your horoscope and using the horoscope compatibility checker.
    - Learn all about astrology, the right way to read horoscopes, zodiac symbols, zodiac flowers, zodiac modality, zodiac polarity, zodiac birthstones, planets in astrology, stars in astrology, and zodiac elements. Plus, find out your lucky days, lucky numbers, charts, and more!
    - Know how water signs, earth signs, fire signs, and air signs are different from each other. Learn about their behavioral patterns and their roles in society.
    - Scan your palm and receive a detailed palm reading with Nebula's hand scanner and palm reader
    - Inquire about your life, love, health, career, children, the future, and more, and get answers.
    - Read for free: your daily horoscope, weekly horoscope, monthly horoscope, and yearly horoscope. If that's not enough, you can also read horoscopes of your friends and family members and get a sense of what to expect from them.
    - Get your personal natal chart reading
    Nebula suggests a new way of approaching your personal life and relationships extrapolating your birth chart to your everyday life. It is not just another horoscope app, it's a personal astrology coach in your pocket, which includes horoscopes and readings, relationship improvement plans, astrology maps, and astrology love wheels!
    It's so special because it constantly analyzes the stars' position, their movement, pattern, and influence on your life and astrology destiny. Spend a minute after you wake up to check your daily horoscope, open astrology secrets and your day will have become a better one. Stay prepared!
    With our premium subscription you will be able to:
    > Find your perfect match with unlimited compatibility reports
    > Get early access to relationship guides
    > Master the latest astrology and palmistry knowledge
    > Get horoscope and astrology stickers and live wallpapers with your zodiac sign
    If you have any questions or suggestions on how to make our app better, feel free to contact us via
    Nebula offers an auto-renewing, weekly subscription for $9.99 with a free 3-day trial period, promotional yearly subscription for $49.99 with a 3-day the trial, and a one-time payment lifetime subscription for $119.99 to provide you with unlimited access while you maintain an active subscription.
    Subscription automatically renews unless it is canceled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours before the end of the current period. You can manage and cancel your subscriptions by going to your account settings after purchase. Any unused portion of a free trial period will be forfeited when you purchase a subscription before the end of the free trial period.
    Terms of use:
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    In-App Purchases
    $0.99 - $119.99 per item
    $2.99 - $29.99 per item
  • Runner Up
    Horoscope - get yours from the best horoscope app on Google Play - the Daily Horoscope app. The top rated horoscope app! With over 10 million users!

    • Daily horoscope (including tomorrow's horoscope)
    • Weekly horoscope
    • Monthly horoscope
    • Easy launch horoscope widget
    • Zodiac sign compatibility horoscope:
    • Chinese yearly horoscope for 2021, 2020 and 2019
    • Zodiac yearly horoscope for 2021, 2020 and 2019
    • Druid horoscope
    • Ability to scroll back up to a week (or more with a subscription)
    • Daily reminders for daily horoscope that you can setup in app's settings
    • Custom colors and font size (adjust in "Settings")

    Zodiac Horoscope
    We cover all the zodiac sun sign horoscope: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces.

    Chinese Horoscope
    We cover all the Chinese horoscope signs: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Ram, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. Please note that the Chinese horoscope follows Chinese calendar.

    We offer extensive compatibility readings for each two zodiac signs. Compatibility section covers love, friendship, business and family aspects of every combination of two zodiac signs. Zodiac yearly section covers the yearly horoscope for signs.

    § Privacy:
    We respect your privacy!
    Unlike many other horoscope apps we DO NOT require ridiculous permissions like location, phone state, address book etc... We recommend avoiding apps that require these without proper justification. There are horoscope apps claiming they need your location to deliver you the horoscope. Just check from any other location (ask a friend in another country/state/city) - it will not make the slightest difference and then ask yourself if they lie about that, can you trust anything else they say? We urge you to review permissions carefully and uninstall apps that violate your privacy right away.

    § Permissions Explanation:
    INTERNET - required to download the horoscope
    BOOT - required to be able to re-schedule reminders (if any were set) after phone restart
    ***Note - this does not have any impact on the battery since the app does not run in the background

    TOS/EULA disclaimer:
    By downloading, installing and using the Daily Horoscope application, you agree to our end user license agreement:

    and our privacy policy:
    In-App Purchases
    $0.99 - $9.99 per item
    $3.99 - $9.99 per item
  • Also Groovy
    Chaturanga Astrology — is your direct, personal and fully confidential chat
    with professional vedic astrologers. Our astrologers will help you and give
    astrology horoscope advice and future prediction based on your natal chart or numerology chart.

    If you don't believe in coincidences and sometimes wish to have a compass
    for life navigation, Chaturanga is here to advise you, whether your
    question is specific or strategic.

    Just share your birth data and ask the question. It will be forwarded to
    our team of astrologers, who will make your natal chart and based on this
    chart will do the horoscope reading for you.
    We use an ancient Vedic astrology called Jyotish with different additional
    astrological techniques, such as numerology, horary birth chart. Instead of sun zodiac sign like Western Astrology
    Jyotish is based on moon zodiac sign and ascendant, though they have
    similar names: aries, aquarius, cancer, capricorn, gemini, libra, leo,
    virgo, pisces, scorpio, sagittarius, taurus.
    What to ask your personal astrologer?We all are different and unique. Our zodiac sign, positions of planets and
    other celestial objects affect all aspects of our lives every second, so
    you can ask anything you want. We recommend focusing on following key points:
    1. Personal relationship astrology advice (Love Compatibility option). You can ask our astrologers
    about love compatibility match, relationships with family members, about current
    and future relationship with lovers, friends, partners. Our astrologers
    will provide you with a prediction based on your natal chart and
    natal chart of the other person you are interested in directly in app’s
    chat. If you would like to have a more deep horoscope analysis regarding
    love&marriage match you can use Love Compatibility Report from main menu and get
    astrological reading and personal astrology advice including general
    overview, positives, negatives and
    recommendations. It's not a standard love compatibility match between zodiac signs, that you can check for free in any astrology site, you'll got a deep personal reading about your relationship and full natal chart match.
    2. You can ask for astrology advice regarding the best places to live based
    on your horoscope reading and planetary transits. It’s most important to understand
    planet’s influence before moving to another countries and travelling.
    3. Career/business/finance related astrology advice. Our astrologers will
    provide favourable periods and recommendations according to your personal
    natal chart, in case of unfavourable planetary transits we can provide some
    remedies to decrease the influence of planets.
    5. You can request monthly, weekly, daily horoscopes and other periodical
    predictions and horoscope reading for your zodiac sign.

    Above aspects are the root and every day our customers ask hundreds of
    smaller questions, such as:
    - What kind of business suits me the best?- What zodiac sign suites me the best?- Please provide me horoscope reading and describe my relationships in future with
    family and partner.- I’m nervous about important negotiations next week. Should i go for the
    deal and how can I prepare? - Please tell me about my love compatibility with my boyfriend - What is my horoscope reading for next month?
    Today society advocates the “everything is possible” philosophy. And it’s
    true — there are plenty of opportunities around, we can do everything and
    go everywhere. But does it really make us happy? Astrology connects us with
    our essential design, lets us understand our natural strengths and talents
    and find where or how they may be most appreciated. If we feel harmony we
    move along the life’s path with happiness.
    Enjoy your fate!
    In-App Purchases
    $0.99 - $14.99 per item
    $1.99 - $29.99 per item
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The 411 from our Appventurer

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Stefan Racic
Written by:

Stefan Racic

My phone tends to be filled to the brim with apps I am either trying on for size of using on a regular basis. I use them for a variety of tasks, including sketching and creating art, keeping in touch with friends, being up to date with the latest news, learning about diverse spiritual practices and, of course, playing games!

With over 10 years of experience as a translator and writer, I channel my creativity into writing about things I enjoy. My education in business (I hold a bachelor's degree in operations management) is but one part of expertise. I have worked for art magazines, spiritual blogs, news and business sites, and now I explore the fascinating world of apps.

My previous work is as diverse as my interests. Fresh out of college, I was employed as a translator and interpreter at the fringes of the corporate world and the NGO sector. After switching to writing, I first focused on business news, then shifted to working for a series of art magazines (WideWalls perhaps being the most well known), and even wrote content for a couple of spirituality-focused apps for Labyrinthos Academy. Little did I know that I would eventually devote a good chunk of my time to writing about all sorts of interesting new apps out there.

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