Technology, when used efficiently, can help us as Muslims get closer to Allah. We’ve all been on the train or waiting at the doctors, and an Islamic app comes in handy in these rather stagnant situations. Instead of staring at the ceiling while waiting, you could be getting hundreds of good deeds written in your book! Muslim apps can also instantly improve your mood and make you more cheerful!
There are many apps today that help Muslims in their daily life. Here’s a list of the 17 best Islamic apps (in our opinion) to download:
Used by more than 40 million Muslims around the world, Muslim Pro provides the most accurate Prayer time & Azan application.
The app also features the full Quran with Arabic scripts, phonetics, translations and audio recitations as well as a Qibla locator, an Islamic Hijri calendar, dua (supplication) list and a map of halal restaurants and Mosques, etc..
If your phone is the minimalistic type, and you only want one Islamic app, Muslim Pro is definitely the one to download.
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If you struggle reading the Quran, or if you want to perfect your recitation, Learn Quran Tajwid is the app for you.
It is an all in one app to study how to recite the Quran.
This app provides a thorough range of lessons, from basic tajweed lessons to an advanced class. It is suitable for all learners of all levels and is designed in a way to allow you to study alone, or with a teacher!
It is essential to have a daily routine of Dua and Azkar. So if you’re looking for a good source, Dua and Azkar provides a wide collection of supplications and remembrance of Allah, from various books and websites, including:
All Dua have features including audios, translations, and pronunciations
If you struggle to reach goals it is very important to have a schedule written down where you check your progress.
QamarDeen Quran lets you track all your daily spiritual efforts to help you measure your progress and continue to improve.
Use QamarDeen to track your prayer, Quran reading, Charity, fasting and visualize it all to analyse behavior and improve.
Want to eat out but you don’t know which restaurant serves Halal food?
With over 2,000 Halal restaurants, Halal Advisor is Australia’s largest halal restaurant finder app. Use this app to browse restaurant details, search for dining in, takeaway or delivery options, post photos, check reviews and ratings to decide where you want to eat, and use the map feature to guide you there.
We all prefer not to read through the long-worded, hard-to-pronounce ingredients of grocery products. Scan Halal provides an easy way to scan the barcode of a product that you want to purchase and quickly provides you with all the information on whether it’s halal or not. This app works on most international brands available in Australian stores.
Watch premium Islamic content on the new OnePath Network app. Featuring all your favourite OnePath videos, including short films, inspirational reminders, current news, Islamic history, and much more. If you’re looking for a platform to learn the teachings of Islam, delivered by international personalities and scholars, then the OnePath Network app is the perfect app for you.
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Want to memorize the Quran? Then we recommend downloading Quran Companion. Developed by a Hafiz of the Quran, this app features gamification and scientifically backed learning techniques that make memorizing the Quran effective, social and fun. Its smart features such as personal challenges, group challenges, guided lesson plans, and global leaderboards will keep you motivated and on track with your memorization goals.
With over 10 million downloads, iQuran allows you to read the Quran in Arabic along with its translation. Available with 15+ translations and 7 famous Quran reciters in its full version, iQuran provides verse by verse audio with the option to repeat a verse or group of verses to aid in memorizing the Quran. It also comes with unlimited bookmarks, tags with notes, full-text search engine, and colour coded Tajweed rules.
This Quran app allows you to tap on any word in the Quran to instantly access its translation, root word, root word definition, morphology, grammar, and transliteration! Never skip a word you don’t know any more and learn new words every time you read with the Bayan Quran app.
The ultimate collection of the narrations of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). This app contains over 41,000+ hadiths from 14 well-known books of Hadith, such as:
The Salam app makes it easier to perform Hajj & Umrah. Its features include:
Islamic GPS is the first augmented reality Islamic App, it helps people find mosques and discover knowledge about Islamic heritage sites in an interactive and engaging way. By using your smartphone, simply hold up your camera as you move it 360° and you will engage with your chosen landmarks. Become your own tour guide and learn about Islamic places to a greater depth.
Want to listen to the daily prayers from Makkah and Madinah? The Haramain app brings you the latest prayers from both Masjid al-Haram and Masjid al Nabawi straight to your phone. Choose which reciters to listen to specifically and autoplay tracks.
If you’re a Muslim parent concerned about what your kids watch online, the One4Kids app provides halal education and fun for your children. Featuring the famous cartoon character Zaky, One4Kids is jam packed with different cartoons and shows for your kids to enjoy and learn Islam.
Ali Huda is a halal education and entertainment platform for Muslim kids. With this video on demand streaming service, your children can enjoy fun entertainment in a halal and safe online environment. The full Ali Huda subscription includes Islamic songs and Nasheeds, Islamic cartoons in HD, Quran and Arabic shows, interactive quizzes, challenges, and much more.
If you struggle to wake up for Fajr, then this app is the perfect solution. Never worry again about turning off the alarm by mistake when half asleep, because this clever app won’t stop playing the adhaan until you complete the required activities! Choose from two triggers: shaking your phone 20 times or completing a 5 question quiz. If you don’t complete the activity, the adhaan will keep on playing in a loop and your phone will vibrate non-stop. Give this app a go and insha’Allah you’ll never miss Fajr again!
If you have any Islamic apps that you would like to recommend, let us know!
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