Best ASMR Apps for ASMR Junkies in 2021

asmr apps for junkies

It is not an unknown fact that everyone loves a perfect night’s sleep. Be it, kids or adults, everyone needs a peaceful night’s sleep in order to function properly. There are many ways through which you can get the perfect sleep depending upon what you like and what helps you.

Some people go for beautiful night lights while others may light scented candles. Some like to read books before going to bed and others may like to listen to some calming music or sound to fall asleep. ASMR definitely falls into this category and it has some really good mental and physical health benefits as well.

The autonomous sensory meridian response is also known as ASMR is a tingling sensation that typically begins on the scalp and moves down the back of the neck and upper spine. It produces a calming and soothing feeling mostly accompanied by some tingling sensations. It is enjoyed by a lot of people and has helped many get a peaceful sleep.

There are a lot of ways through which you can listen to ASMR. You can go online and browse YouTube to find the sound ideal for you. There are other ways too, through which you can access ASMR. There are a lot of apps available on the app store from which you can listen to the pacifying sounds of ASMR.

ASMR apps to help you sleep soundly

After going through a lot of articles and getting third party reviews from people who are die-hard fans of ASMR, we have prepared a list of the best ASMR apps for you and making your overall ASMR experience just perfect. Following is a list of the best ASMR apps for all the ASMR addicts.



It’s inevitable that you are most likely to find your ideal ASMR sounds on YouTube, but YouTube ads can get pretty annoying especially when you’re about to fall asleep. In situations like these, the tingles app really comes into handy as it does not play any ads. Just go to the app, pick the sound you like and listen to it without any interruptions. You can also set a timer on the app to make it turn off the sound according to the set time. Not only that, but it also comes with a feature that makes you listen to the audio even when the phone is locked. This definitely is a neat characteristic to possess.



If you’re someone who focuses entirely on the audio and has a little to no interest in the visuals, this app is for you. This app solely focuses on the audio hence enhancing the factor of an ideal ASMR experience. Instead of paying a subscription fee, one can easily purchase and download desirable tracks to listen to. This app is ad-free as well and also has the option of downloading sounds or setting sleep timer. You can also create your own customized sounds by mixing up different sounds. This app is available for iOS users only.

ASMR player

ASMR Player

This app has a wide variety of videos ranging from more than 50 triggers and approximately 70,000 ASMR videos to choose from, created by the ASMRtists. Automatic recommendations recommend the ASMR tracks according to your very own taste. You can also personalize a particular section of the video to be played. Sleep timer and background play are also some nice features available in this app.



Zees like other ASMR apps also offer a pleasant experience. This app has a subscription model where you can pay a month’s fee and enjoy unlimited soundtracks. This app is ad-free as well. You can also download videos and set sleep timers on this app. This app is available for both Android and iOS users.



This app possesses a unique feature that a lot of apps lack. This app has the ability to block any video and only play the audio. So, one can easily open YouTube, Daily Motion, Vimeo or nicovideo, disable the video and only listen to the beautiful sound of ASMR. It also has the feature of sleep time and playing background audio. Just create your own playlist and listen to ASMR without any disruptions.


TeasEar app

This app is highly customized and offers a lot of cool features as well. It has a more interactive approach than most of the other ASMR apps. Primarily, it has a feature of different textures like various slime varietals, bubble wrap, water etc. which you can tap with your fingers to produce a calming ASMR sound effect. It has a subscription fee of 9.99$ a month but some use is free as well. It is available on android as well as iOS.


Rainy Mood

If you’re someone who completely adores the sound of rain and finds it soothing, the rainy mood is the perfect app for you, bringing you closer to nature. The rainymood app has sounds of the ocean, rain, and water ensuring a peaceful and pacifying experience. Four fully customized rain scenes like classic, ocean, countryside, and café make it extremely pleasant.



Mindwell is also a very interesting app that operates depending upon what you’re in the mood for. There are a couple of options like sleep, boosting mood, coping with depression or stress, dealing with challenging relationships, etc. which play the relaxing ASMR sound according to your mood. This app has definitely revolutionized meditation. If you’re feeling blue or need a good night’s sleep, this app is the one to get.

Sleep and Relax ASMR

Sleep and Relax

Creative minds came together and built this one of a kind app. This app doesn’t particularly have a lot of ASMR sounds but it does have a variety of live sounds like “pen and paper” to “floating on a raft in California” to “walking around Berlin”. Some recordings are more soothing than others but the overall concept and delivery is pretty clever.

We sincerely hope that through this list, you can find the ideal ASMR app for you. As mentioned above, there are a variety of options that you can choose from or you can even download more than one at a time to make you feel like the ASMR sounds are tailor-made for you.

About the author

Thomas Carter

Thomas is an avid ASMR freak and a typical audio junkie. He loves buying and testing out new technology and devices related to the audio industry.

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