Ramadan apps for Android
We bring you 10 of the best apps to use this Holy Month
This year, Ramadan 2014 apps for Android range from calendars to wall papers to songs. RAMADAN 2014 AND PRAYER TIME: A combo app with Ramadan calendar 2014 and prayer time. There is no need to install this app every year as it will be automatically updated for next Ramadan and no country or city setting is required. RAMADAN ACHIEVEMENTS: This free application is designed to help users remember all the good things they can do during the Holy Month. Featuring a list to remind users to do good deeds such as: send a neighbour Iftar snacks; greet everyone with a smile and 'salaam'; donate money to charity; contact family and friends you haven't spoken to in a long time; and learn more about Ramadan. Each time users complete a good deed, they can colour one of the stars. RAMADAN 2014: Includes Ramadan ringtones and music to download. RAMADAN 2014 COUNTDOWN: Customised count down for 1435 Hijri/2014 AD Holy Month of Ramadan, featuring mosque backgrounds; Duas to stay blessed; and motivation for prayers. RAMADAN 2014 (By Muslimtoolbox): This app allows users to: consult the current date of the month and the times of the five Islamic prayers, 'Imsak' and 'Iftar' for more than 251 countries; add a location using a manually selected city; save miss days; and activate automatic notifications to never miss a prayer again. Alarm options can be set to start selected minutes before Iftar/Sehar; remember supplications and salutations (Hadith and Dua) that are highly recommended to be recited during the Holy Month of Ramadan, including the Nights of Power (Laylat al-Qadr). It also features notifications for Zakat Al Fitr. RAMADAN WALLPAPERS: A free app with images of Ramadan. To download wallpapers from this app, users need to be connected to the Internet, after which it will be saved on the phone's SD card and can be shared. RAMADAN 2014 COUNTDOWN: This app is a countdown that counts the days, hours, minutes and seconds to the beginning of the Holy Month of Ramadan 2014. RAMADAN DUAS: This application features essential duas to be read during Ramadan. Duas can also be shared through email and SMS. RAMADAN SONGS: Features Ramadan ringtones and music to download. RAMADAN TIMES: Worldwide Iftar/Sehar alarm designed for both phones and tablets. Uses a highly accurate method used by the US Naval Observatory for calculation of sunrise/sunset/twilight. It has options for high latitude time calculations. Features include: Interface showing time remaining for Iftar/Sehar; monthly view for Ramadan timings; Hijri (Islamic) calendar; alarm options can be set to start selected minutes before Iftar/Sehar; supports different time calculation methods; complete Azan alarm can be heard when app is running in foreground; and background alarm can be heard on device.