Android Islamic Prayer Times Set up Guide
Here, you will see detailed instructions how you can setup & configure Android Islamic Prayer Times App. Watch the video for interactive guide or you can read it below the video guide.
1. Lookup Location:
- Automatic GPS
This is recommended & preferred way set your current location. It gives most accurate location information resulting in better prayer times calculation. But make sure, you have enable GPS & Location information enabled in your android phone settings.
- Google Geocode
This is the case when you have not GPS enabled phone or disabled the GPS/Location, so you just write your city & area text, and Islamic Prayer Times App will get the latitude and longitude from Google Maps.
- Manual Lat/Long
This is for expert and advance users. If you know exactly the latitude and longitude of your current position, then just input here,
2. Calculation Methods:
Here are the methods which may you can configure. “Muslim World League” is recommended for all users but you configure set according to your requirments.
|Muslim World League||MWL||Europe, Far East, parts of US|
|Islamic Society of North America||ISNA||North America (US and Canada)|
|Egyptian General Authority of Survey||Egypt||Africa, Syria, Lebanon, Malaysia|
|Umm al-Qura University, Makkah||Makkah||Arabian Peninsula|
|University of Islamic Sciences, Karachi||Karachi||Pakistan, Afganistan, Bangladesh, India|
|Institute of Geophysics, University of Tehran||Tehran||Iran, Some Shia communities|
|Shia Ithna Ashari, Leva Research Institute, Qum||Jafari||Some Shia communities worldwide|
3. Juristic Method:
|Standard||Shafii, Maliki, Jafari and Hanbali (shadow factor = 1)|
|Hanafi||Hanafi school of tought (shadow factor = 2)|
4. Hijri Adjustment:
Use this setting to adjust your Gregorian date sync with Islamic date. You can plus and minus up to 2 days.
5. Time Format:
Time format to use, either 12 hour or 24 format, choose what you like most.
6. Time Zone:
Islamic Prayer Times will try to automatically pick your android phone’s time zone by default but you can change it if required. Simple write the time zone digit in the text field.
7. Daylight Saving:
Choose Yes or No depending upon daylight saving is ON or OFF in your Country.
8. Alarm Settings:
You can choose custom Athan sound file or can use default provided athan sound. For each prayer you are allowed to have athan + vibration.
9. Minute Adjustment
You are allowed to adjust each prayer time’s plug or minus the minutes if required.