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1. Bookmark folder naming issue iOS 7 - corrected in 2.30

2. How do I get a response from BLB staff when submitting questions or comments?

3. Can't update to the latest revision of the BLB app?

4. Listening to the Audio Bible in the BLB app

5. iOS 3 to iOS 4.2 Support

6. NET Bible issues - how to resolve

7. Daily Reading Plan progress check off - corrected in 2.31

8. Inline footnotes [fn] now available

9. TSK issues, quits after updating, KJV and other Bibles appear to only be online....

10. Backup issues with revision 2.20 - HOW TO RESOLVE - Please Read

11. What do the footnotes [fn] in the NJKV [New King James Version] mean?

12. What do the footnotes [fn] in the NLT [New Living Translation] mean?

13. How to clear the New 2.30 Features Introduction screens

14. Enabling audio delivery on your device over a celluar connection

15. Important notice to BLB HD users; its time to switch to the new universal BLB app!

16. BLB app quits unexpectedly and won't reopen

17. Updated your BLB app? Always reset to start fresh.

18. Daily Bible Reading leap year issue - corrected in 2.02

19. Can I purchase one of the copyright Bibles so I can use it locally?

20. New verse support added to top-center-navigation in revision 2.03

21. Before installing the next update protect your BLB data (notes, bookmarks, highlights)

22. Over a period of time why does my BLB app shut down or one of its features stop working?

23. My iPhone/Pad crashes after updating, how to I get the BLB app to work again?

24. How do I turn off background music when listening to audio Bible?

25. How do I find my iPhone/iTouch/iPad crash logs so I can submit them to iTunes for BLB review?

26. What do the extra 'words' preceeding various verses in the Psalm 119 mean?

27. How do I "reset" my device (resetting iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad)

28. How do I reset the BLB app running on my device?

29. In version 1.x what is the difference between "Local" and "Online" searching?

30. What does the preference option "auto lock" do?

31. When playing audio commentaries and my device goes to sleep it stops playing the commentary

32. Why can't I download every Bible version available?

33. Why does the Concordance / Interlinear Table only display the KJV and NASB text?

34. Why can I only bookmark by chapters and not by verses?

35. Why does my BLB app suddenly shut down or stop working?

36. Why am I getting update notices for Youngs Literal Translation (YNG)?

37. Search against foreign language (Chinese/Russian) Bibles - addressed in 2.02

38. Why is the app not locking to lansdcape mode when I set the preference?

39. Why does the Greek text appear to cut off decending characters?

40. Why does the NIV text appear different?

41. Why is Ephesians 2:17 ( NASB) in all caps (ie. small caps)?

42. Where is the clipboard for the BLB app?

43. The top header/navigation bar has disappeared, how do I get it back?

44. What is the Treasury of Scripture Knowledge?

45. What is the Version Comparision option?

46. What is the List Commentaries option?

47. What is the Dictionaries option?

48. What is the Concordance/Interlinear?

49. What is the difference between Strong's Concordance vs. Lexicon?

50. What are Interlinear Bibles?

51. Why does the TSK use the King James Version?

52. Where are the BLB iPhone\iPod Touch and iPad App User Manuals online?

53. Want to change the verse numbers because they are too light?

54. Please explain what the iPad app icons do.

55. Please explain "The selected passage does not exist in the current Bible translation."

56. Please explain what the iPhone app icons do.

57. Please explain how I can access the audio commentaries and sermons on the iPhone app.

58. How do I only use WiFi for listening to the BLB audio on my iPhone?

59. How do I play BLB audio commentaries on my iPad and iPhone?

60. How do I stop playing BLB audio Bible background music on my iPhone/iPad?

61. How do I enable/disable parallel Bible reading mode

62. How do I view PARSE and the TENSE of words?

63. How do I change Bible versions?

64. How do I manually keep track of my daily Bible reading progress?

65. How do I copy-n-paste from commentaries, concordance or a dictionary?

66. How to I paste verse text into the notepad?

67. How do I paste into my notes?

68. How do I copy-n-paste more than one verse at a time?

69. How do I highlight a verse?

70. How do I rename one of the color scheme names used for highlighting?

71. How do I highlight a portion of a verse?

72. How do I use bookmarks?

73. How can I turn on the strongs numbers in the Bible text?

74. How do I view the Strongs information?

75. How can I read the Bible in "Full Screen" mode?

76. How do I enlarge the font, can I use pinch gesturing?

77. How do I get rid of the line in the middle of the Bible text?

78. How do I remove a black bar highlighting 'verse x' on the top left of the screen on the Bible text?

79. How do I backup my notes, bookmarks, highlights, preferences, etc.?

80. How do I restore my notes, bookmarks, highlights, preferences, etc.?

81. How do I share my notes, bookmarks, highlights, preferences, etc.?

82. How do I restore from the iCloud on to a different device?

83. How can I donate to support the Blue Letter Bible?

84. How can I manage BLB app data on my device?

85. iPhone/iPod Touch user manual for how to Backup, Restore and Share your BLB app data

86. iPad user manual for how to Backup, Restore and Share your BLB app data

87. Is there a BLB app for Samsung (Android), BlackBerry, Kindle, Windows or other devices?



1. Bookmark folder naming issue iOS 7 - corrected in 2.30

Some have reported issues with... More

2. How do I get a response from BLB staff when submitting questions or comments?

When submitting your questions... More

3. Can't update to the latest revision of the BLB app?

Apple now carries ALL revision... More

4. Listening to the Audio Bible in the BLB app

Enabling the listen to the Bib... More

5. iOS 3 to iOS 4.2 Support

We love to create and provide ... More

6. NET Bible issues - how to resolve

If NET Bible or other Bibles d... More

7. Daily Reading Plan progress check off - corrected in 2.31

For those who use the Daily Re... More

8. Inline footnotes [fn] now available

The BLB as of 2.04 and newer p... More

9. TSK issues, quits after updating, KJV and other Bibles appear to only be online....

If KJV Bible or other Bibles d... More

10. Backup issues with revision 2.20 - HOW TO RESOLVE - Please Read

Revision 2.20 will fail to per... More

11. What do the footnotes [fn] in the NJKV [New King James Version] mean?

These notations are meant to i... More

12. What do the footnotes [fn] in the NLT [New Living Translation] mean?

The BLB now provides inline [f... More

13. How to clear the New 2.30 Features Introduction screens

The New 2.30 Features Introduc... More

14. Enabling audio delivery on your device over a celluar connection

In order to listen to BLB audi... More

15. Important notice to BLB HD users; its time to switch to the new universal BLB app!

With the release of the new un... More

16. BLB app quits unexpectedly and won't reopen

Sometimes BLB updates can c... More

17. Updated your BLB app? Always reset to start fresh.

After updating always restart/... More

18. Daily Bible Reading leap year issue - corrected in 2.02

We recently discovered an issu... More

19. Can I purchase one of the copyright Bibles so I can use it locally?

Not yet. However - the Blue Le... More

20. New verse support added to top-center-navigation in revision 2.03

BLB app as of revision 2.03 pr... More

21. Before installing the next update protect your BLB data (notes, bookmarks, highlights)

The BLB provides a backup/rest... More

22. Over a period of time why does my BLB app shut down or one of its features stop working?

What you may be experiencing i... More

23. My iPhone/Pad crashes after updating, how to I get the BLB app to work again?

You can resolve your BLB app i... More

24. How do I turn off background music when listening to audio Bible?

The audio Bible content provid... More

25. How do I find my iPhone/iTouch/iPad crash logs so I can submit them to iTunes for BLB review?

We review crash logs from the ... More

26. What do the extra 'words' preceeding various verses in the Psalm 119 mean?

Psalm 119 is what is called an... More

27. How do I "reset" my device (resetting iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad)

According to Apple's support s... More

28. How do I reset the BLB app running on my device?

If running iOS 4 or 5: Qui... More

29. In version 1.x what is the difference between "Local" and "Online" searching?

Searching scripture text local... More

30. What does the preference option "auto lock" do?

The "auto lock" preference opt... More

31. When playing audio commentaries and my device goes to sleep it stops playing the commentary

This has been addressed in app... More

32. Why can't I download every Bible version available?

Some of the versions/translati... More

33. Why does the Concordance / Interlinear Table only display the KJV and NASB text?

We currently have Strongs data... More

34. Why can I only bookmark by chapters and not by verses?

The app provides boookmarking ... More

35. Why does my BLB app suddenly shut down or stop working?

Devices with iOS 4/5 may exper... More

36. Why am I getting update notices for Youngs Literal Translation (YNG)?

Recent changes to the Young's ... More

37. Search against foreign language (Chinese/Russian) Bibles - addressed in 2.02

In version 2.x the search engi... More

38. Why is the app not locking to lansdcape mode when I set the preference?

The BLB app provides a prefere... More

39. Why does the Greek text appear to cut off decending characters?

If your descending characters ... More

40. Why does the NIV text appear different?

The text of the New Internatio... More

41. Why is Ephesians 2:17 ( NASB) in all caps (ie. small caps)?

There is a reason for the smal... More

42. Where is the clipboard for the BLB app?

The clipboard is just a place ... More

43. The top header/navigation bar has disappeared, how do I get it back?

You may have accidentally ente... More

44. What is the Treasury of Scripture Knowledge?

The Treasury of Scripture Know... More

45. What is the Version Comparision option?

Using the Versions /Translatio... More

46. What is the List Commentaries option?

The List Commentaries option (... More

47. What is the Dictionaries option?

Have you ever used our Diction... More

48. What is the Concordance/Interlinear?

In its simplest form, an inter... More

49. What is the difference between Strong's Concordance vs. Lexicon?

A Lexicon is the same as a dic... More

50. What are Interlinear Bibles?

An Interlinear Bible, is a Bib... More

51. Why does the TSK use the King James Version?

In its original form, the TSK ... More

52. Where are the BLB iPhone\iPod Touch and iPad App User Manuals online?

For information about how to u... More

53. Want to change the verse numbers because they are too light?

Having difficulty in being abl... More

54. Please explain what the iPad app icons do.

Tap here to view the com... More

55. Please explain "The selected passage does not exist in the current Bible translation."

This indicates the current tra... More

56. Please explain what the iPhone app icons do.

Tap here to view the com... More

57. Please explain how I can access the audio commentaries and sermons on the iPhone app.

You can now access both text a... More

58. How do I only use WiFi for listening to the BLB audio on my iPhone?

The BLB app utilizes your iPho... More

59. How do I play BLB audio commentaries on my iPad and iPhone?

The iPhone and iPad devices ca... More

60. How do I stop playing BLB audio Bible background music on my iPhone/iPad?

As of revision 2.10 the BLB ap... More

61. How do I enable/disable parallel Bible reading mode

There are two ways to enable/d... More

62. How do I view PARSE and the TENSE of words?

The BLB iPad app currently sup... More

63. How do I change Bible versions?

Tapping the Bibles icon (Bible... More

64. How do I manually keep track of my daily Bible reading progress?

The Blue Letter Bible app dail... More

65. How do I copy-n-paste from commentaries, concordance or a dictionary?

To copy content from a passage... More

66. How to I paste verse text into the notepad?

After copying a verse to the c... More

67. How do I paste into my notes?

After copying text to the clip... More

68. How do I copy-n-paste more than one verse at a time?

To copy a single verse to the ... More

69. How do I highlight a verse?

Highlighting verses on the BLB... More

70. How do I rename one of the color scheme names used for highlighting?

1) Tap on the Preferences opti... More

71. How do I highlight a portion of a verse?

The current design and impleme... More

72. How do I use bookmarks?

Bookmarking is an excellent wa... More

73. How can I turn on the strongs numbers in the Bible text?

We have not yet introduced thi... More

74. How do I view the Strongs information?

The Strong's Lexicon is apart ... More

75. How can I read the Bible in "Full Screen" mode?

To view your reading in "Full ... More

76. How do I enlarge the font, can I use pinch gesturing?

Yes you can use pinch gesturin... More

77. How do I get rid of the line in the middle of the Bible text?

The line in the middle of the ... More

78. How do I remove a black bar highlighting 'verse x' on the top left of the screen on the Bible text?

This is a feature of the BLB a... More

79. How do I backup my notes, bookmarks, highlights, preferences, etc.?

The BLB app provides a backup/... More

80. How do I restore my notes, bookmarks, highlights, preferences, etc.?

The BLB app provides a backup/... More

81. How do I share my notes, bookmarks, highlights, preferences, etc.?

The backup/restore also permit... More

82. How do I restore from the iCloud on to a different device?

The backup/restore also permit... More

83. How can I donate to support the Blue Letter Bible?

If you feel that the Lord is l... More

84. How can I manage BLB app data on my device?

BLB app stores data on your de... More

85. iPhone/iPod Touch user manual for how to Backup, Restore and Share your BLB app data

BLB app for iPhone / iPod Touc... More

86. iPad user manual for how to Backup, Restore and Share your BLB app data

BLB app for iPad detailed help... More

87. Is there a BLB app for Samsung (Android), BlackBerry, Kindle, Windows or other devices?

At this time, we are able to o... More


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