Qibla Finder

Qibla Finder


Free Qibla Finder, points you to Qabe in Mecca, where Muslims must turn to before they pray. Application tries to fix your location on the world using one of GPS sensor, wireless networks or cell data. Whichever fixes with more accurate than the value set in the application settings is used. After that application calculates magnetic declination using algorithm and coefficients supplied by World Magnetic Model. By calculating magnetic declination, application now knows how many degrees is Magnetic North is wrong from Geographic North. At last, using compass, it shows you the direction that Qibla resides.

If you are not willing to fix your location for some reason, you can also select where you are from the database that resides in the application. All the towns that has population more than 15 thousands as of 2012 are listed in the included database.

In order to conserve battery and speed up finding direction, you can select your location from database. If you are not very close to Qabe, e.g. you are not in the city of Mecca, frankly, your error will be negligible.

If you use one of the location fixing methods, after a fixation on your location occurs, application will try to calculate nearest five town centers to the fixed location. So that you should check and see if application reads your location right.

Magnetic declination is a function of time and space. It changes by traveling on Earth or by time. A prediction is done by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of USA. Their coefficients and formulation is included in the application. These predictions will expire on 2015. So when we get close to 2015, you will need to update the application.

Recent changes:
v1.2.4 added Urdu language (thank you Ovais Zuberi)
v1.2.2 added Dutch language (thank you Nesrin Koken)
v1.1.7 added Azerbaijani language (thank you Caglar Polat)
v1.1.6 added French language (thank you Busra Ceyhan)
v1.1.5 added Arabic language (thank you Ibrahim Khalil)
v1.1.4 added Indonesian language (thank you Furqan Aulia)
v1.1.0 added all Turkey cities, fixed a bug
v1.0.9 added Palestine cities
v1.0.7 added German language (thank you Özkan Gültekin and Nesrin Baki)
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About Qibla Finder
Free Qibla Finder, points you to Qabe in Mecca, where Muslims must turn to before they pray. Application tries to fix your location on the world using one of GPS sensor, wireless networks or cell data. Whichever fixes with more accurate than the value set in the application settings is used. After that application calculates magnetic declination using algorithm and coefficients supplied by World Magnetic Model. By calculating magnetic declination, application now knows how many degrees is Magnetic North is wrong from Geographic North. At last, using compass, it shows you the direction that Qibla resides.

If you are not willing to fix your location for some reason, you can also select where you are from the database that resides in the application. All the towns that has population more than 15 thousands as of 2012 are listed in the included database.

In order to conserve battery and speed up finding direction, you can select your location from database. If you are not very close to Qabe, e.g. you are not in the city of Mecca, frankly, your error will be negligible.

If you use one of the location fixing methods, after a fixation on your location occurs, application will try to calculate nearest five town centers to the fixed location. So that you should check and see if application reads your location right.

Magnetic declination is a function of time and space. It changes by traveling on Earth or by time. A prediction is done by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of USA. Their coefficients and formulation is included in the application. These predictions will expire on 2015. So when we get close to 2015, you will need to update the application.

Recent changes:
v1.2.4 added Urdu language (thank you Ovais Zuberi)
v1.2.2 added Dutch language (thank you Nesrin Koken)
v1.1.7 added Azerbaijani language (thank you Caglar Polat)
v1.1.6 added French language (thank you Busra Ceyhan)
v1.1.5 added Arabic language (thank you Ibrahim Khalil)
v1.1.4 added Indonesian language (thank you Furqan Aulia)
v1.1.0 added all Turkey cities, fixed a bug
v1.0.9 added Palestine cities
v1.0.7 added German language (thank you Özkan Gültekin and Nesrin Baki)

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A Google User
Aug 14, 2014
It gives me the right direction. Thanks
A Google User
Aug 11, 2014
(((True line))) i like it.very very help full for muslims...thanks for the devolapers...
A Google User
Aug 3, 2014
Qibla finder Verygood apps 2421. ஆயிஷா(ரலி) அறிவித்தார். அப்து இப்னு ஸம்ஆ(ரலி) அவர்களும் ஸஅத் இப்னு அபீ வக்காஸ்(ரலி) அவர்களும் ஸம்ஆவின் அடிமைப் பெண்ணுடைய மகனின் விஷயத்தில் (தமக்குள் ஏற்பட்ட தகராறைத் தீர்த்துக் கொள்ள) நபி(ஸல்) அவர்களிடம் வழக்கொன்றைக் கொண்டு வந்தனர். ஸஅத்(ரலி), “இறைத்தூதர் அவர்களே! என் சகோதரர், “நீ (மக்காவுக்குத் திரும்பிச்) சென்றால், ஸம்ஆவுடைய அடிமைப் பெண்ணின் மகனைக் கண்டு (அழைத்து வந்து) பராமரி. ஏனென்றால், அவன் என்னுடைய மகன்“ என்று என்னிடம் (மரணப் படுக்கையில் தன் இறுதி விருப்பமாகக்) கூறியிருந்தார்” என்
A Google User
Aug 1, 2014
very good It gives me the right direction !
A Google User
Jul 19, 2014
Beautiful app for NAMAZI All persons download for namaz