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6 Apps To Help You Observe Ramadan 2020 Under Lockdown

The blessed month of Ramadan is around the corner. In a day or two, we will be preparing for suhoor and iftar. But unlike the Ramadans that have passed by, this one will be different.

The coronavirus has turned the world upside down forcing us to remain quarantined inside our homes. That means, this Ramadan, there will be no congregational prayers in masajid, no Taraweeh and there will be no friends and families coming together for iftar.

This Ramadan, more than any of the previous ones, social media will play an important role in connecting people and building a sense of community online.

Here are six apps you should consider downloading to help you during Ramadan 2020 under the lockdown.

1. Learn Quran Tajwid

If you don’t know how to read the Qur’an or want to perfect your recitation, Learn Quran Tajwid app is for you.

This app provides a thorough ranging from very basic topics to advanced Tajweed lessons, making it suitable for learners at all levels.

The app provides explanations and examples on every topic to understand the fundamentals. It lets you master the topic by practising, measure your comprehension, and track your progress.

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Available on: Android and iOS

2. CollabDeen

CollabDeen helps you build online communities, access community events, and engage with community members all on one platform.

If you run a masjid or an Islamic centre, if you are an entrepreneur, brand, or an influencer, you can leverage CollabDeen with community management app for building offline-to-online collaboration using one App for activities such as Push-notifications, Relaying Community driven Prayer times, events with RSVP, membership and donation management.

CollabDeen is tailor-made to help you wade through a lockdown.

Available on: Android and iOS

3. Muslim Pro

The most popular Muslim app in the world, Muslim Pro packs a lot of features including fasting times, accurate prayer times based on your location, and Qur’an audio recitations with phonetics and translations.

Available on: Android and iOS

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4. Ramadan Legacy

This app was made to help people achieve more in Ramadan.

Ramadan Legacy gives you an interactive timeline of your Ramadan achievements throughout the month. It gives you tools to record key data such as the number of days fasted, daily prayers, reading the Qu’ran, and more. This year, they have also released the “Ramadan Legacy Planner”, which helps you plan and succeed in your personal Ramadan goals.

Available on: Android and iOS

5. Quran Companion

Ramadan is the month of Qur’an. As Muslims, we are recommended to read the Qur’an as much as possible in this blessed month and memorise it.

Quran Companion is a one-of-a-kind Qur’an memorization app that gives you the flexibility to memorize the Qur’an anywhere and anytime. Quran Companion has guided lesson plans, personal and group challenges, and even a “swipe to reveal” game that allows you to self-test your memorization by swiping to reveal the ayah as you recite from memory. This app is packed with features to help you with your Qur’an memorization.

Available on: Android and iOS

6. Wa Iyyaka Nastaeen: Duas & Adhkar

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Wa Iyyaka Nastaeen is a collection of supplications and morning & evening adhkar. These beneficial supplications from the Qur’an and authentic Hadith of the Prophet (peace be upon him), help one protect themselves when afflicted by anxiety, sickness and sorrow.

Available on: Android and iOS

Shaik Zakeer Hussain is the Founder and Editor of The Cognate.

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