The Best Islamic Apps to Download
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!
There are many apps today that help Muslims in their daily life. Here’s a list of the 15 best Islamic apps (in our opinion) to download:
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Learn Quran Tajwid
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!
Dua, and Azkar
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:
- Dua after Salah
- Morning Azkar
- Evening Azkar
- Daily Essential Dua
- 40 Dua begins with ‘Rabbana’
- Ruquiya (Audio Only)
- Missed Rak’ah Procedure
- Hajj & Umrah
All Dua have features including audios, translations, and pronunciations
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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.
Halal Advisor (Australia)
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.
Scan Halal: World’s Largest Halal Products Guide
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.
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.
Hadith Collection (All In One)
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:
- Sahih Al-Bukhari
- Sahih Muslim
- Sunan An-Nasa’i
- Sunan Abu Dawood
- Sunan Ibn Majah
- Jami Atl-Tirmidhi
- Riyadh Us-Saaliheen
- Imam Nawawee’s 40 Hadith
Salam: Hajj & Umrah Guide
The Salam app makes it easier to perform Hajj & Umrah. Its features include:
- Hajj and Umrah guidance with informative videos, pictures, easy to follow information, and a progress bar to display your current stage of the journey.
- Tawaf and Sa’i counter to track your progress and provide du’as to recite, wherever applicable. No more counting them in your head and losing track of how many rounds you have completed!
- Interactive map to track friends, along with finding all essential service providers and important sites in Makkah, Madinah, Jeddah, Arafah, and Mina.
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.
Never Miss Fajr
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!