Book of Mormon App Help

Last Updated: 20 January 2016 at 15:32

Introduction

The Book of Mormon app helps members and nonmembers read and listen to the Book of Mormon on their mobile devices. The text is in a searchable format in 32 languages. Also included is a reference guide with key scriptures and gospel topics. There are no footnotes or cross-references.

The audio narration is streamed in five languages: English, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Platforms

  • Android phones and tablets
  • iPhone, iPad

Download

The Book of Mormon app can be downloaded free of charge at:

FEATURES

  1. Table of Contents
  2. Play Audio
  3. Learn More
  4. Adjust Font Size
  5. Search
  6. Change Languages
  7. Move to Next Chapter or Section
  8. Return to Table of Contents

On Android devices in portrait mode, select the device’s menu icon to access a features menu.

Changing Languages

  1. Select an icon to download a language.
  2. On Apple devices, select the Languages link.
  3. Select a language. Languages in the top block have audio narration.
  4. Languages in the bottom block have text only. Select the green arrow to install a language on your device.
  5. On Apple devices, select Done.

Locating and Playing Contents

  1. Select the Table of Contents icon.
  2. Select a section or book.
  3. Select a chapter.

The chapter or section will be displayed.

  1. On Apple devices, select arrows to move to the previous or next chapter or section.
  2. On Android devices, swipe the screen to move to the previous or next chapter or section.
  3. Select the Play Audio icon to play the narration.

Play the audio narration.

  1. The Progress Arrows skip to the previous or next chapter or section.
  2. The Slider advances the narration.
  3. The Back Dial skips the audio back 30 seconds.
  4. The Speed icon incrementally increases the narration speed.
  5. The Speaker icon adjusts the audio volume.

 

Searching

  1. Select the Search icon.
  2. Enter key words to search. Fewer words generally yield better results.
  3. Select an entry from the results lists.
  4. The system will advance to the paragraph or verse that contains the words. 

Learning about the Church

When you share the Book of Mormon with members of other faiths, they can learn more about the Church.

  1. Select the Share icon. 
  2. On Android devices, select the Learn More option.

Select an option. Options link to pages on mormon.org:

  1. Home page
  2. Chat with us
  3. Meetinghouse locator

Adjusting the Size of Text

On Android devices, the size of the text on the screen can be adjusted.

  1. Select an icon.
  2. Select the Adjust Font Size option.
  3. Move the Font Size slider to increase or decrease the size of text.
  4. Select OK.