Best Insurance Apps GEICO Mobile vs Progressive vs State Farm Pocket Agent ... and 9 more

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Everyone needs insurance at some point in their lives. We need it for vehicles, traveling, homes or apartments, shipping stuff, the list just goes on and on. Nobody likes paying monthly insurance premiums, but without proper protection, things can go from bad to utterly apocalyptic, real quick.

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The cool thing about mobile technology is that it works for practically everything, including how we manage our insurance policies. Most of the larger, well-known companies have a dedicated app for their members to handle anything from editing contact information to starting claims.

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Method 1: GEICO Mobile

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The GEICO Mobile app is great for policy owners and those who are still looking for coverage.

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Geico customers can manage all their insurance needs with an easy-use-interface, directly from the comfort of their preferred mobile device.

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    1. Digitally view ID cards.
    2. Quickly access all policies in one spot.
    3. Keep informed on any car repairs during a claim.
    4. Quick messaging to stay in contact with your rep.
    5. Pay and manage your billing.
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    1. Free version.
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    1. The GEICO Mobile app can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 2: Progressive

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Progressive's mobile app for Android and iOS is an easy way for Progressive policyholders to access all their insurance needs, right from their phone.

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Manage everything from open claims to obtaining ID cards, anytime, anywhere.

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    1. Start a claim right from the app.
    2. Request emergency roadside assistance.
    3. View and manage billing and payment history.
    4. Easily get in contact with your insurance rep.
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    1. Free version.
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    1. Progressive can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 3: State Farm Pocket Agent

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State Farm Pocket Agent® is similar to the first two apps as it acts as the mobile version of State Farm's main website.

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With Pocket Agent® users can access and manage anything to do with their insurance policies, right from their phone or tablet.

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    1. Get additional quotes on home, auto or renters/condo insurance.
    2. Create widgets to quickly connect with your agent or to see your insurance card (policy number).
    3. Search for selected repair shops and services.
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    1. Free version.
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    1. State Farm Pocket Agent® can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 4: Drivewise Mobile by Allstate

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Drivewise Mobile by Allstate is a fun app that rewards drivers for safe driving, whether they're an Allstate customer or not.

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Users just drive as they usually would, view their performance, and get rewards to be redeemed for gift cards, auctions, and local events.

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    1. Allstate customers with Drivewise activated can redeem points for cash rewards.
    2. Get rewards for driving safely.
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    1. Free version.
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    1. Drivewise mobile by Allstate can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 5: Make Safe Happen Home Safety

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Make Safe Happen is a convenient mobile app that shows users how to make their home children safe, room by room.

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User's input the children's ages and the app will return tips on how to make each room as safe as possible.

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    1. Track your family's safety progress with an easy to follow checklist.
    2. Create notifications to change batteries in smoke alarms or other critical safety equipment.
    3. Get safety related product suggestions.
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    1. Make Safe Happen Home Safety can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 6: Esurance Mobile

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Esurance Mobile is a slick and easy way for customers to access and manage their policies with a few simple taps and swipes.

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Perform all the same things you would on the official website, only now you can do it from anywhere, at any time.

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    1. Edit contact information.
    2. File new claims.
    3. Simple user interface.
    4. Sign in and check your policies and coverage.
    5. Pay bills.
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    1. Free version.
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    1. Esurance Mobile can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 7: My Amfam

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My Amfam for Android and iOS is the mobile optimized tool for American Family Insurance customers.

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My Amfam is a more convenient way for members to handle typical tasks related to maintaining and managing their insurance policies.

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    1. Access and view coverage details on all policies.
    2. Save proof of insurance directly to your device.
    3. Use touch ID to sign in with additional security.
    4. Submit a claim or view a claims status.
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    1. My Amfam can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 8: AAA Mobile

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AAA Mobile gives users an easier and more efficient way to access various trusted AAA services.

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Anything from locking your keys in your car to finding a quality restaurant or hotel for the evening, the AAA Mobile app has it covered.

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    1. Quickly find repair shops (AAA approved).
    2. Members can save in 164,000 locations.
    3. Request roadside assistance.
    4. Locate nearly 60,000 AAA approved hotels.
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    1. AAA Mobile can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 9: Driver Feedback

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Driver Feedback™ by State Farms is a great free app that any anyone can use to evaluate their driving skills and habits.

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There is no need for any additional parts or cables, simply lay the phone flat and drive as you normally would. The app will record your driving and compile feedback to help you improve.

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    1. The app uses the device's built-in accelerometer to track braking, cornering and accelerating.
    2. Driving data is kept private and never stored or shared
    3. Improving driving leads to easier vehicle maintenance.
    4. Can handle multiple user profiles.
    5. Great for all experience levels or ages.
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    1. Driver Feedback can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 10: CarCapture

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CarCapture® is another handy mobile app by State Farms that helps users instantly collect information on a vehicle by taking a photo of it.

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CarCapture® will display various bits of information including; features, the Edmunds True Market Value® and more.

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    1. Read through customer reviews.
    2. View the vehicle's safety options.
    3. Request a State Farm auto insurance quote.
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    1. CarCapture® can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 11: Life Happens Needs Calculator

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The Life Happens mobile app is a tool for users to calculate how much life insurance they may require.

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Users only to enter some basic financial information and the app returns estimated information on your insurance needs.

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    1. Gives users a general idea of insurance needs.
    2. Just enter the required financial data to see the results.
    3. Users can use the information when discussing an actual policy with a real agent (recommended).
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    1. Life Happens Needs Calculator can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Method 12: Life Insurance Quotes

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Life Insurance Quotes by I.e. Network is a mobile app designed for Insurance agents and brokers.

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Life Insurance Quotes is a free app that provides users with quote comparisons for 100+ life insurance carriers.

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    1. Current quotes for 50 US states.
    2. Text or email a quote.
    3. Quickly order a medical exam.
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    1. Life Insurance Quotes can be downloaded from Google Play and iTunes.
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Insurance is a necessity in the age we live in. Being personally liable for an accident without insurance coverage can be life altering for all parties involved. Having a reliable mobile insurance app installed gives you more control and minimizes the chances of a mistake that could lead to not being covered.

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