A Walkthrough of the U Version Bible app for iPad

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In this podcast, Abby gives us a walk-through and demonstration of the U Version Bible, an iOS iPad app by Life.Church.

On more than 250 million devices around the world, people are reading, listening to, watching, and sharing the Bible using the #1 rated Bible App—completely free. Over 1,000 Bible versions, in hundreds of languages. Hundreds of Reading Plans, in over 40 languages. Add your own Verse Images, highlights, bookmarks, and public or private notes.

Customize your reading experience. Access everything when you’re connected, or download specific versions for offline use.

The Bible App lets you explore the Bible with your closest friends. Share honest conversations about Scripture with a community of people you know and

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https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bible/id282935706?mt=8

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Bookmarking and other tips

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I really appreciate finally knowing how to set a bookmark in this app. Thanks. However, I found a quicker way than swiping right to the end of the chapter. After you double-tap the verse, do a 4-finger single tap on the bottom half of the screen. Then swipe left a few times to quickly get to the bookmark button.

Now, if I could just find a way to jump to a bookmarked verse quickly. Seems like I have to go to "open menu", then find my bookmarks under my profile, then double-tap the bookmark at least twice, but then it displays only the bookmarked verse, so I have to swipe past that and finally double-tap on Read Full Chapter. Argh.

Another tip: When you double-tap on the book and chapter button and you get a list of all the books in the bible, I find that a 3-finger swipe up or down to scroll through the list is a much quicker way to find the book I want.

Finally, for me, the Previous and Next Chapter buttons can be found quickly by dragging around to either the middle left edge or middle right edge. I with I could just 3-finger swipe right or left, but that does not seem to work.

And wouldn't it be nice if the verse numbers were headings? Then I could rotor to headings and quickly jump through the chapter until I reached the verse I was looking for.

Thanks again for the podcast. Keep up the good work.