Technology, when employed efficiently, can help us as Muslims get closer to Allah. Although everyone has their own approach to Ramadan, and when stating facts, mobile apps just make everything so incredibly convenient. Here’s a list of the 8 best Islamic apps to download in this month of Ramadan.
Ramadan Legacy is one of the most well-known apps, the app is a completely-featured Ramadan app for Muslims, which also serves as a small-scale social network used to live stream Iftar or other Muslim celebrations within its community of 1 million users. Furthermore, it helps to keep in touch with your religious obligations, as we can often lose track of time in our fast-paced lives. The functional, ergonomic, and bright design is attractive for users to keep them engaged in it. (iOS, Android)
Reading the Holy Quran is a requirement for many Muslims across the globe, as many Muslims try to finish the complete Qur’an during the month of Ramadan. Quran Pro allows its users to complete this act smoothly. The users can choose from a number of reciters and listen while reading along to the Qur’an. Therefore, users not only get the opportunity to read it but are also able to practice their pronunciation.
Dua, and Azkar
During the month of Ramadan, it is important to have an everyday routine of Dua and Azkar. So if you are searching for a reliable source, Dua and Azkar present a vast collection of prayers and remembrance of Allah, from several books and websites, including Dua recited after Salah, Morning Azkar, 40 Dua begins with ‘Rabbana’, Hajj & Umrah, and many more. (Android, iOS)
This application informs the users of the accurate fasting time as the prayer time calculator is based on the users’ location. It has visual as well as audio notifications for Azan/Adhan. The application further presents users with the audio recitation of the Holy Quran with phonetics and translations. The app further comprises the Qibla compass, which directs the users in the direction of Mecca. Moreover, the app is available in 14 languages.
When Muslims pray daily five times a day, they face in the direction of Qibla, which is the direction of the Kaaba in Makkah. In order to point out the right direction, the app Qibla AR assists users to find the correct direction, despite where the user is. Qibla AR incorporates the use of the Augmented Reality technology which allows the users to view the Kaaba as though it is directly in front of them. Qibla AR is effortless to use and operates fast.
iSalam: Salah Times
The next app on our list is the iSalam, which informs the users of the prayer times. It notifies the users of the Salah times with the sound of Adhan so that the users don’t miss one. The app also shows prayer timings for the next 12 days. Furthermore, iSalam syncs with the location of the user, so if a person is traveling, the app will automatically display the prayer times according to the location.
Hadith of the Day
This application provides users with a daily Hadith to lighten up their day. In addition to it, Hadith of the Day provides the users with various duas for different occasions. The app is very beneficial during the observance of Ramadan. Along with this, the users are also equipped with numerous Sunnahs, all in English.
iQuran is a very popular application, with more than 10 million downloads, the app enables users to read the Quran in Arabic simultaneously with its translation. iQuran comprises more than 15 translations and 7 well-known Quran reciters in its complete version. The app presents verse-by-verse audio with the feature to repeat a verse or group of verses to help in memorizing the Quran. (Android, iOS)
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