Islamic Apps for Your Smartphone
Undoubtedly, smartphone penetration is increasing significantly in emerging economies. Countries in the Far East such as Malaysia & Indonesia have experienced significant rise in penetration, with Android Mobile OS still dominating market share.
With a rapidly increasing mobile user base, there’s been an increase in the number of apps on the Google Play Store as well as the Apple Store, with over 3 million apps globally as of 2015.
As a result, there have been numerous apps that are catering to the Muslim Market in Muslim Majority Countries.We have already written about few of them in our earlier posts and there has been requests for Islamic Apps for Smartphones .So,Below you will find a comprehensive list of Muslim Apps you may love to have for your smartphones .
Here’s a list of the 10 Must Have Apps for a Muslim’s Smartphone.
Muslim Pro boasts over 30 mm global users and it’s unarguably one of the best Muslim platforms in the market. Some of it’s key features include locating halal restaurants/mosques, reading Quran and listening to audio recitations of various reciters in addition to viewing translations in multiple languages, reminders during prayer times, and much more.
Quran Companion is the smartest way to memorize Quran with features that are easy, fun, & social. QC’s primary innovation lies in its proprietary technology that combines the best of learning technology with the psychology of social motivation and gamification, whilst staying aligned with Islamic values and the ‘Sunnah’ (teachings, deeds and sayings of the Prophet and his companions). Join 10,000s of people who are achieving their Quran memorization goals with Quran Companion.
If you want to find the most comprehensive list of Halal restaurants, the Zabihah app is your ‘go to’ directory to find your nearest halal options as well as nearby mosques. It’s arguably one of the oldest apps for the Muslim Market.
The best animation app on the life of the Prophet Muhammad SAW is the Sira App. It’s creative visuals and story-telling animation allows anybody, regardless of age, to get a deeper understanding of our beloved Prophet Muhammad’s beautiful life.
Ramadan Legacy is the go to app to stay on track of your Spiritual Ramadan Goals. You can track your fasts, prayers, how much Quran you read, etc, and view other’s progress for social motivation.
Build Your Deeds App
Receive reminders to read Surahs of the Qur’an at their specified times, the duas of Ramadan and more with Build Your Deeds which is available on both Android and iOS .
The up and coming halal food directory that shows the best halal cuisine globally in addition to showcasing an interactive digital magazine for Halal Foodies. Halal Gems is a must have for the food junkie.
This is the one-stop app for planning all your halal travel needs. From purchasing tour packages, downloading city guides, finding halal food, finding nearby mosques and attractions, Halal Trip helps you plan your entire trip.
Hajjnet makes it super easy for you to accomplish your Hajj & Umrah Journeys. It’s super sleek UI offers a wonderful user experience that guides you through the entire Hajj Process. It’s been ranked in the Top 10 in Apple’s Travel Category in over 59 countries.
IslamAudio is the ‘Audible for Islamic Books’. It has a list of wonderful Islamic Books for those that prefer listening to someone read the book while on the go. They are working on partnering with several Islamic Book Publishers to offer a diverse range of Islamic Books to cater to the wider Muslim Audience.
These 10 apps are a must have for any Muslim looking to enhance their Islamic spirituality, find their muslim spouse, seamlessly finding the nearest halal restaurants and mosques, and much more. There’s a lot of movement in this space and it’s worthwhile to keep an eye out for this space.
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Lisa Zahran is a writer and copywriter who has worked with New York Times bestselling authors and personal development organizations such as Productive Muslim and Mindvalley. As CCO at Quran Academy, she’s authored a transformative ebook that can help make Quran memorization easier and more meaningful in your daily life. Experience this ebook plus a 14-day trial of Quran Companion for free today.