An essentially uplifting experience, Hajj is a journey of love and a lifetime for many. Many people spend all their lives looking forward to this visit to the Holy Cities.
However, due to the sheer number of people, the fact that they are visiting Makkah and Madina for the first time, and the complexity of the ritual itself, many people lose track of what is going on.
Thanks to technology, our lives have become a lot easier!
Listed below are 3 great apps for those going on the Journey of Love. Some of these are good to keep a track of yourself and your loved ones, while others will guide you in what supplications to make during the entire route. For those performing Hajj for the first time, there are some apps to guide you on how to perform the ritual itself.
The application contains comprehensive guide about two significant acts of worship.
Features of the App:
- Umrah /Hajj Rites: Comprehensive step by step guide of performing Hajj & Umrah.
- Videos: Necessary videos related to Hajj & Umrah are part of this application.
- Duas (Supplications): Duas and Particular places, where Dua is not rejected are mentioned.
- Checklist for Preparation of Journey:It is always advisable to check “Things to do List” before travelling to Makkah. This feature will help you in making Hajj journey comfortable.
- Prayer Timings: Salah (Prayer) Timing of Makkah, Madina and Jeddah can be ascertained.
- Place of Interest: With this feature user can specify locations for Holy Places, Hotel, and Restaurant near by his current location.
- Weather: This feature will keep pilgrims updated regarding weather conditions. It is exceptionally easy to use. Just by one Click, user can easily know about the weather conditions of Makkah, Madina and Jeddah.
- Currency Converter: Using this feature user can convert Saudi Riyal into different currencies and vice versa.
- Share: By using this feature user can share App link with anyone via different social media platforms.
- Madani Pearls: 16 Madani Pearls are the beauty of this application.
The SmartHajj app has been designed to provide you with all the necessary steps required for performing Hajj, based on your day, time and location. It also helps you track Fard, Wajib and Sunnah of Hajj, based on your current location. Following are the main features of the
INTERACTIVE GUIDE FOR HAJJ AND UMRAH RITUALS
- Hajj rituals for Hanafi, Shafi, Malki and Hanbali madhab.
- Hajj rituals based on time and location
- Duas or supplications required to perform Hajj, based on day, time and location
- Directions to the location of the next ritual
NEVER GET LOST AGAIN
- Locate your companions in real-time and find the route to reach them.
OUT OF BOUNDS SERVICES
- Make sure you are within the bounds of Mina, Arafat, Muzdalifa or Haram at the touch of a button
- Stay in touch with your friends and relatives through text, image, and audio messages using the built-in Hajj Messenger.
- View, search and navigate to “Points of Interests” using offline maps without an Internet connection.
PLACES OF INTEREST (POIs)
- Locate places of public interest such as nearest restaurants, rest rooms, shopping malls, etc. Add your own POIs for follow up Comment on POIs and see reviews submitted by other people. Find the shortest possible route to a POI from your current location.
FREE EMERGENCY SMS
- Send 3 free SMS everyday anywhere in the world.
- Emergency services can be called at the touch of a button that is always visible on the screen.
MONEY EXCHANGE AND CURRENCY CONVERTER
- Find the way to the nearest currency conversion center Get up to date currency exchange rates for calculation.
PRAYER SCHEDULE AND QIBLA COMPASS
- Get prayer times based on your current location Know the time remaining for the next prayer Get Qibla direction based on your current location.
- Get weather alerts in Makkah, Madinah and Jeddah.
- Get Hajj and Umrah related news.
- Get up-to-date tweets on Hajj Post your own tweets.
TRANSLATION AND TEXT TO SPEECH SERVICES
- Translate any word or phrase to/from Arabic (requires Internet) Let your mobile speak the Arabic text (requires Internet).
- Get updated traffic conditions around your lcoation in Makkah.
- Use the app in any of the six languages (Arabic, English, Urdu, Malay, Turkish and Bengali).
EASY INSTALLATION AND REGISTRATION
- Login through Twitter, Google or Facebook.
Just feed your basic details and we take care of the rest
This small and concise application contains all the supplications from Ahadith that have to be made at different locations during Hajj. Ideal for those going on the journey for the first time and those who are not well-versed in the use of smartphones, this application is easy to use and operate.