FAQs / Feedback

1. Can't install the latest BLB app or it crashes on start up?

2. How do I get a help from BLB staff?

3. iOS 11

4. Changes from HCSB to CSB

5. Why the brackets in the KJV?

6. iOS 9

7. How to Bookmark Chapters and Verses

8. iPad Pro split-screen

9. Issues accessing BLB app online content on older iPhones?

10. iOS 10

11. Bookmark folder ordering

12. New Interlinear

13. Red text in Verse Tap Menu "Internet connection"

14. Revision 2.70 - font size applies to study resources

15. How do I access commentaries?

16. Purchased a new device, how to transfer my saved data

17. iOS 12

18. Update 2.71.1 build 1632 - bug fix navigating to Genesis

19. Inline footnotes [fn] now available

20. TSK issues, quits after updating, KJV and other Bibles appear to only be online....

21. Backup issues with revision 2.20 - HOW TO RESOLVE - Please Read

22. What do the footnotes [fn] in the NJKV [New King James Version] mean?

23. What do the footnotes [fn] in the NLT [New Living Translation] mean?

24. Listening to the Audio Bible in the BLB app

25. iOS 3 to iOS 4.2

26. How to clear the "New Features" Introduction screens

27. Enabling audio delivery on your device over a celluar connection

28. How to turn OFF the BLB Audio playing in the background

29. iOS 4.3 to iOS 5.x

30. Update revision 2.50

31. Why are some verses missing?

32. Notes view scrolling issue

33. Old Testament book name listing on iPhone 6

34. WLC formatting

35. Paragraph symbol (¶) in the Bible text

36. Important notice to BLB HD users; its time to switch to the new universal BLB app!

37. Updated your BLB app? Always reset to start fresh.

38. Daily Bible Reading leap year issue - corrected in 2.02

39. Can I purchase one of the copyright Bibles so I can use it locally?

40. New verse support added to top-center-navigation in revision 2.03

41. NET or other Bibles issues - How to resolve

42. Daily Reading Plan progress check off - corrected in 2.31

43. Foreign language Bibles issues

44. Update revision 2.51 - stuck on loading screen

45. Ray Stedman's audio and text resources

46. Before installing the next update protect your BLB data (notes, bookmarks, highlights)

47. Over a period of time why does my BLB app shut down or one of its features stop working?

48. Search results options -Quick View

49. My iPhone/Pad crashes after updating, how to I get the BLB app to work again?

50. How do I turn off background music when listening to audio Bible?

51. iOS 8

52. Verse number in the upper left corner does not go away

53. RVR60 bug in revision 2.70 build 1609

54. How do I find my iPhone/iTouch/iPad crash logs so I can submit them to iTunes for BLB review?

55. What do the extra 'words' preceeding various verses in the Psalm 119 mean?

56. How do I "reset" my device (resetting iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad)

57. How do I reset the BLB app running on my device?

58. In version 1.x what is the difference between "Local" and "Online" searching?

59. What does the preference option "auto lock" do?

60. When playing audio commentaries and my device goes to sleep it stops playing the commentary

61. Why can't I download every Bible version available?

62. Why does the Concordance / Interlinear Table only display the KJV and NASB text?

63. Why does my BLB app suddenly shut down or stop working?

64. Why am I getting update notices for Youngs Literal Translation (YNG)?

65. Search against foreign language (Chinese/Russian) Bibles - addressed in 2.02

66. Why is the app not locking to lansdcape mode when I set the preference?

67. Why does the Greek text appear to cut off decending characters?

68. Why does the NIV text appear different?

69. Why is Ephesians 2:17 ( NASB) in all caps (ie. small caps)?

70. What to the up and down arrows in the Concordance / Interlinear mean?

71. Where is the clipboard for the BLB app?

72. The top header/navigation bar has disappeared, how do I get it back?

73. What is the Treasury of Scripture Knowledge?

74. What is the Version Comparision option?

75. What is the List Commentaries option?

76. What is the Dictionaries option?

77. What is the Concordance/Interlinear?

78. What is the difference between Strong's Concordance vs. Lexicon?

79. What are Interlinear Bibles?

80. Why does the TSK use the King James Version?

81. How do I access the Greek Lexicon for definitions?

82. Where are the BLB iPhone\iPod Touch and iPad App User Manuals online?

83. Want to change the verse numbers because they are too light?

84. Please explain what the iPad app icons do.

85. Please explain "The selected passage does not exist in the current Bible translation."

86. What is the Morphological Greek New Testament (mGNT)?

87. Please explain what the iPhone app icons do.

88. Please explain how I can access the audio commentaries and sermons on the iPhone app.

89. How do I only use WiFi for listening to the BLB audio on my iPhone?

90. How do I play BLB audio commentaries on my iPad and iPhone?

91. How do I stop playing BLB audio Bible background music on my iPhone/iPad?

92. How do I enable/disable parallel Bible reading mode

93. How do I view PARSE and the TENSE of words?

94. How do I improve the History feature response time?

95. How do I change Bible versions?

96. How do I manually keep track of my daily Bible reading progress?

97. How do I copy-n-paste from commentaries, concordance or a dictionary?

98. How to I paste verse text into the notepad?

99. How do I paste into my notes?

100. How do I copy-n-paste more than one verse at a time?

101. How do I highlight a verse?

102. How do I rename one of the color scheme names used for highlighting?

103. How do I highlight a portion of a verse?

104. How do I use bookmarks?

105. How can I turn on the strongs numbers in the Bible text?

106. How do I view the Strongs information?

107. How can I read the Bible in "Full Screen" mode?

108. How do I enlarge the font, can I use pinch gesturing?

109. How do I get rid of the line in the middle of the Bible text?

110. How do I remove a black bar highlighting 'verse x' on the top left of the screen on the Bible text?

111. How do I backup my notes, bookmarks, highlights, preferences, etc.?

112. How do I restore my notes, bookmarks, highlights, preferences, etc.?

113. How do I share my notes, bookmarks, highlights, preferences, etc.?

114. How do I restore from the iCloud on to a different device?

115. How can I donate to support the Blue Letter Bible?

116. How can I manage BLB app data on my device?

117. iPhone/iPod Touch user manual for how to Backup, Restore and Share your BLB app data

118. iPad user manual for how to Backup, Restore and Share your BLB app data

119. Is there a BLB app for Android devices?

120. Is there a BLB app for Kindle devices?



1. Can't install the latest BLB app or it crashes on start up?

You may have a corrupted insta... More

2. How do I get a help from BLB staff?

Please Help us Help you. 1) S... More

3. iOS 11

iOS 11 update appears to have ... More

4. Changes from HCSB to CSB

Please know that the publisher... More

5. Why the brackets in the KJV?

The words in brackets represen... More

6. iOS 9

iOS Copy/define menu vs BLB ap... More

7. How to Bookmark Chapters and Verses

The BLB app provides Bookmarki... More

8. iPad Pro split-screen

In revision 2.56 while fixing ... More

9. Issues accessing BLB app online content on older iPhones?

If you are running the BLB app... More

10. iOS 10

For those experiencing crashin... More

11. Bookmark folder ordering

As of revision 2.71, the bookm... More

12. New Interlinear

New Interlinear The new Inter... More

13. Red text in Verse Tap Menu "Internet connection"

In revision 2.70 build 1609 at... More

14. Revision 2.70 - font size applies to study resources

Your selected default font-siz... More

15. How do I access commentaries?

The BLB app provides Commentar... More

16. Purchased a new device, how to transfer my saved data

Use the app's built in backup/... More

17. iOS 12

BLB Audio If audio only works... More

18. Update 2.71.1 build 1632 - bug fix navigating to Genesis

A bug was reported with the to... More

19. Inline footnotes [fn] now available

The BLB as of 2.04 and newer p... More

20. TSK issues, quits after updating, KJV and other Bibles appear to only be online....

If KJV Bible or other Bibles d... More

21. Backup issues with revision 2.20 - HOW TO RESOLVE - Please Read

Revision 2.20 will fail to per... More

22. What do the footnotes [fn] in the NJKV [New King James Version] mean?

These notations are meant to i... More

23. What do the footnotes [fn] in the NLT [New Living Translation] mean?

The BLB now provides inline [f... More

24. Listening to the Audio Bible in the BLB app

Enabling the listen to the Bib... More

25. iOS 3 to iOS 4.2

We love to create and provide ... More

26. How to clear the "New Features" Introduction screens

The New Features Introduction ... More

27. Enabling audio delivery on your device over a celluar connection

In order to listen to BLB audi... More

28. How to turn OFF the BLB Audio playing in the background

The app was designed to allow ... More

29. iOS 4.3 to iOS 5.x

We love to create and provide ... More

30. Update revision 2.50

In revision 2.50 of the BLB ap... More

31. Why are some verses missing?

Due to differences in the manu... More

32. Notes view scrolling issue

Some have observed the BLB not... More

33. Old Testament book name listing on iPhone 6

Some Old Testament book names ... More

34. WLC formatting

In revision 2.60 of the BLB ap... More

35. Paragraph symbol (¶) in the Bible text

The app provides for a visual ... More

36. Important notice to BLB HD users; its time to switch to the new universal BLB app!

With the release of the new un... More

37. Updated your BLB app? Always reset to start fresh.

After updating always restart/... More

38. Daily Bible Reading leap year issue - corrected in 2.02

Daily Bible Reading leap year ... More

39. Can I purchase one of the copyright Bibles so I can use it locally?

Not yet. However - the Blue Le... More

40. New verse support added to top-center-navigation in revision 2.03

BLB app as of revision 2.03 pr... More

41. NET or other Bibles issues - How to resolve

If NET Bible or other Bibles d... More

42. Daily Reading Plan progress check off - corrected in 2.31

For those who use the Daily Re... More

43. Foreign language Bibles issues

If for any reason a foreign la... More

44. Update revision 2.51 - stuck on loading screen

If the app is stuck with a loa... More

45. Ray Stedman's audio and text resources

Please be aware that the Ray S... More

46. Before installing the next update protect your BLB data (notes, bookmarks, highlights)

The BLB provides a backup/rest... More

47. Over a period of time why does my BLB app shut down or one of its features stop working?

What you may be experiencing i... More

48. Search results options -Quick View

The search feature provides yo... More

49. My iPhone/Pad crashes after updating, how to I get the BLB app to work again?

You can resolve your BLB app i... More

50. How do I turn off background music when listening to audio Bible?

The audio Bible content provid... More

51. iOS 8

Known Issues when running on a... More

52. Verse number in the upper left corner does not go away

The app provides a 1 finger ta... More

53. RVR60 bug in revision 2.70 build 1609

In the BLB app revision 2.70 b... More

54. How do I find my iPhone/iTouch/iPad crash logs so I can submit them to iTunes for BLB review?

We review crash logs from the ... More

55. What do the extra 'words' preceeding various verses in the Psalm 119 mean?

Psalm 119 is what is called an... More

56. How do I "reset" my device (resetting iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad)

According to Apple's support s... More

57. How do I reset the BLB app running on my device?

Quick double tapping on the ho... More

58. In version 1.x what is the difference between "Local" and "Online" searching?

Searching scripture text local... More

59. What does the preference option "auto lock" do?

The "auto lock" preference opt... More

60. When playing audio commentaries and my device goes to sleep it stops playing the commentary

This has been addressed in app... More

61. Why can't I download every Bible version available?

Some of the versions/translati... More

62. Why does the Concordance / Interlinear Table only display the KJV and NASB text?

We currently have Strongs data... More

63. Why does my BLB app suddenly shut down or stop working?

Devices with iOS 4/5 may exper... More

64. Why am I getting update notices for Youngs Literal Translation (YNG)?

Recent changes to the Young's ... More

65. Search against foreign language (Chinese/Russian) Bibles - addressed in 2.02

In version 2.x the search engi... More

66. Why is the app not locking to lansdcape mode when I set the preference?

The BLB app provides a prefere... More

67. Why does the Greek text appear to cut off decending characters?

If your descending characters ... More

68. Why does the NIV text appear different?

The text of the New Internatio... More

69. Why is Ephesians 2:17 ( NASB) in all caps (ie. small caps)?

There is a reason for the smal... More

70. What to the up and down arrows in the Concordance / Interlinear mean?

If you see this " ↑ or &... More

71. Where is the clipboard for the BLB app?

The clipboard is just a place ... More

72. The top header/navigation bar has disappeared, how do I get it back?

You may have accidentally ente... More

73. What is the Treasury of Scripture Knowledge?

To get to the "Treasury of Scr... More

74. What is the Version Comparision option?

To get to the "Versions /Trans... More

75. What is the List Commentaries option?

To get to the "Commentaries" y... More

76. What is the Dictionaries option?

To get to the "Dictionaries" y... More

77. What is the Concordance/Interlinear?

To get to the "Concordance/Int... More

78. What is the difference between Strong's Concordance vs. Lexicon?

A Lexicon is the same as a dic... More

79. What are Interlinear Bibles?

An Interlinear Bible, is a Bib... More

80. Why does the TSK use the King James Version?

In its original form, the TSK ... More

81. How do I access the Greek Lexicon for definitions?

The BLB app like our website p... More

82. Where are the BLB iPhone\iPod Touch and iPad App User Manuals online?

For information about how to u... More

83. Want to change the verse numbers because they are too light?

Having difficulty in being abl... More

84. Please explain what the iPad app icons do.

Tap here to view the com... More

85. Please explain "The selected passage does not exist in the current Bible translation."

This indicates the current tra... More

86. What is the Morphological Greek New Testament (mGNT)?

Morphological Greek New Testam... More

87. Please explain what the iPhone app icons do.

Tap here to view the com... More

88. Please explain how I can access the audio commentaries and sermons on the iPhone app.

You can now access both text a... More

89. How do I only use WiFi for listening to the BLB audio on my iPhone?

The BLB app utilizes your iPho... More

90. How do I play BLB audio commentaries on my iPad and iPhone?

The iPhone and iPad devices ca... More

91. How do I stop playing BLB audio Bible background music on my iPhone/iPad?

As of revision 2.10 the BLB ap... More

92. How do I enable/disable parallel Bible reading mode

There are two ways to enable/d... More

93. How do I view PARSE and the TENSE of words?

The BLB app currently supports... More

94. How do I improve the History feature response time?

The History feature in the BLB... More

95. How do I change Bible versions?

Tapping the Bibles icon (Bible... More

96. How do I manually keep track of my daily Bible reading progress?

The Blue Letter Bible app dail... More

97. How do I copy-n-paste from commentaries, concordance or a dictionary?

To copy content from a passage... More

98. How to I paste verse text into the notepad?

After copying a verse to the c... More

99. How do I paste into my notes?

After copying text to the clip... More

100. How do I copy-n-paste more than one verse at a time?

To copy a single verse to the ... More

101. How do I highlight a verse?

For a quick screenshot of the ... More

102. How do I rename one of the color scheme names used for highlighting?

1) Tap on the Preferences opti... More

103. How do I highlight a portion of a verse?

The current design and impleme... More

104. How do I use bookmarks?

Bookmarking is an excellent wa... More

105. How can I turn on the strongs numbers in the Bible text?

We have not yet introduced thi... More

106. How do I view the Strongs information?

The Strong's Lexicon is apart ... More

107. How can I read the Bible in "Full Screen" mode?

To view your reading in "Full ... More

108. How do I enlarge the font, can I use pinch gesturing?

Yes you can use pinch gesturin... More

109. How do I get rid of the line in the middle of the Bible text?

The line in the middle of the ... More

110. How do I remove a black bar highlighting 'verse x' on the top left of the screen on the Bible text?

This is a feature of the BLB a... More

111. How do I backup my notes, bookmarks, highlights, preferences, etc.?

The BLB app provides a backup/... More

112. How do I restore my notes, bookmarks, highlights, preferences, etc.?

The BLB app provides a backup/... More

113. How do I share my notes, bookmarks, highlights, preferences, etc.?

The backup/restore also permit... More

114. How do I restore from the iCloud on to a different device?

The backup/restore also permit... More

115. How can I donate to support the Blue Letter Bible?

If you feel that the Lord is l... More

116. How can I manage BLB app data on my device?

BLB app stores data on your de... More

117. iPhone/iPod Touch user manual for how to Backup, Restore and Share your BLB app data

BLB app for iPhone / iPod Touc... More

118. iPad user manual for how to Backup, Restore and Share your BLB app data

BLB app for iPad detailed help... More

119. Is there a BLB app for Android devices?

YES the BLB now offers a FREE ... More

120. Is there a BLB app for Kindle devices?

YES the BLB now offers a FREE ... More


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