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Audio in Bible Reader

Last Updated: Sep 01, 2018 10:09AM CDT

The audio function plays prerecorded audio files of certain versions made available by its publisher. Many but not all versions are available for the audio feature. A speaker button will be displayed at the top of the Read screen if audio is available for the selected version. 

Audio is only available online and can not be downloaded

To play audio:

  1. Select the Read (book) button in main menu
  2. On the Read page, select the speaker button in the top right menu (scroll down if menu not visible)
The audio control panel:
  1. Select the play button in the center to start
  2. Select the left or right double arrow buttons to skip back/ahead by chapter (Audio may start at the beginning of a chapter)
  3. Use the slider bar to move forward or back in the recording
  4. Once the audio has started, tap the center pause/stop button to pause/stop audio
  5. To hide the audio panel, just tap anywhere else on the screen
  6. To adjust volume, use the volume controls on your device. 
  7. Select the Show Controls switch to have the audio controls appear at the bottom of the Read page while you follow along with the narrator
  8. When enabled, the audio button on the play page will have a color trail around it to show approximately how much of the chapter has been played
  9. Select TIMER and then select the amount of time preferred for continuous play
  10. Select 1X to choose speeds of read back and the select desired speed


Cast to Chromecast device
  1. Set up Connection between Chromecast on your device
  2. In audio - When the audio panel is opened, select the cast icon
  3. In Video, select the video and then the cast icon 

If you have a limited data plan with your cell provider, using audio without WiFi could cause you to reach your limit quickly, and trigger extra charges. 

To ensure the best audio experience possible, we strongly recommend that you connect using WiFi (a wireless network) while listening. 

While the data network for your mobile device may be fast enough, most networks may cause delays or “stuttering.” If you notice delays or hiccups, try pausing the audio, wait several seconds to allow your audio to buffer, then resume play. 

Since any change in the network connection can cause an interruption, audio may not work well in a moving vehicle.
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