FAQ

How do I edit or delete a category?

To delete a prayer category:

  • Open the menu by swiping from left to right on iPhone (The menu is always visible on iPad).
  • Tap the "Edit" button at the top of the "Category" section.
  • Tap the red Trash Can icon next to the category you would like to delete.
  • Tap "Yes" on the confirmation

To edit a prayer category:

  • Open the menu by swiping from left to right on iPhone (The menu is always visible on iPad).
  • Tap the "Edit" button at the top of the "Category" section.
  • Tap the blue pencil icon next to the category you would like to edit.
  • Change the category name and prayer schedule to your liking.
  • Tap "Save" in the top right corner.

Is there an iPad version of Prayer Notebook?

Yes! Download it here

Can I sync my prayers between my devices?

Unfortunately, no. Syncing is not available for Prayer Notebook between your devices. We hope to add it at some point in the future but we do not have a timeline in mind for doing so.

Will I lose my prayers if I change devices?

To ensure that your prayers are not lost when changing devices, you will need to ensure that you are including Prayer Notebook in your iCloud backup. To set this up, follow the steps below:

First, lets make sure you are signed into iCloud on your device.

  • In the iOS settings, scroll down and tap on "Passwords & Accounts"
  • If your iCloud account doesn't show up in "Accounts" list, tap "Add Account" at the bottom of the "Accounts" list.
  • Tap "iCloud" in the "Add Account" menu.
  • Sign in or Create a new iCloud account that will be used on your device.

Now that your iCloud Account is setup on your device, lets make sure iCloud is storing your Prayer Notebook data.

  • In the iOS settings, scroll down and tap on "Passwords & Accounts".
  • Tap "iCloud" in the "Accounts" list.
  • Tap "iCloud Drive".
  • Ensure that the toggle switch is green beside iCloud Drive (indicating that it is on.
  • Scroll down to "Prayer NB" in the alphabetized app list and tap the toggle so that it is green (indicating that it is included in your iCloud backup).

When setting up your new device you will want to make sure to choose the option to "Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup" which wil include automatically downloading the Prayer Notebook app and the prayers and settings included in your most recent device backup.

How do I change the order of my categories?

To re-order your categories:

  • Open the menu by swiping from left to right on iPhone (The menu is always visible on iPad).
  • Tap the "Edit" button at the top of the "Category" section.
  • Tap and hold the re-order icon to the left of the category you want move until blue lines appear above and below it.
  • Drag the category to the where you would like it and let go.
  • Tap "Done" in the top right of the category section to save the new order.

Is there an Android version of Prayer Notebook?

No, we do not currently have any plans to release Prayer Notebook for Android.

How do I sort my prayer list?

To sort your prayer list simply tap the sort icon in the top right corner closest to the Prayer list title (E.g. Today's Prayers) and select one of the following options:

  • Newest first- Most recently entered prayers first
  • Oldest first- Prayers sorted oldest to newest
  • Alphabetically - A, B, C... :)
  • Shuffle - Prayers will be re-ordered randomly
  • Category - Shows your prayers grouped by category

I can't get into or out of prayer mode on iPhone...

If you see a blue screen and can't get to your prayer list or rotate your device when looking at your prayer list and don't see the full screen prayer mode you may have orientation lock enabled.

To disable your orientation lock, navigate to your control center

  • For iPhone X and newer, pull down from the top right corner to reveal control center
  • For iPhone 8 and older, swipe up from the bottom of your screen to reveal the control center
  • You'll see a box with a half circle and lock - click that to turn orientation lock off.