iOS shortcuts


Becoming hugely popular since the recent iOS 14 update, shortcuts are like mini apps, that quickly help perform useful tasks.

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Islamic Quotes

Get inspired daily from 100’s of quotes from Quran, Hadith and Duas!

Remember to set Daily notifications by setting up automation.

Version: 1.0
Published date: 09/05/21

Quran Bookmark

Ever read Quran, then can’t remember where you last prayed?
This shortcut might just be for you!

Bookmarks last read Chapter & Ruku
Keeps a history of Quran read
Displays read number of Sajdahs
Reminder for sajdahs after completion
Monthly reminder to recite Quran
Dua upon completion of Quran
Syncs across your signed-in iCloud devices

After download – Create a file in notes and enter the word ‘Quran’ – this will log your reading sessions

Updated: 06/05/21

Zakat calculator

Giving charity (Zakat) is compulsory in Islam – This shortcut, is a basic zakat calculator which, gives you a total amount you have to take out for Zakat based on the capital deductions you provide.

Version: v1.0
Published: 17th April 2021

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  1. Settings > Shortcuts.
  2. Turn on Allow Untrusted Shortcuts.

    “You can add shortcuts from sources outside the Gallery — from friends, personal backups, websites and more” source:

  3. After download: Scroll down to end of script, then select Add untrusted shortcut

    Grant Device Permissions: for Notes and Website access

UPDATING When updating, select replace shortcut


From the shortcuts menu.
> Select automation
> Create personal automation.
> Time of day and set time
(ideally morning)
> Choose daily
> Next
> Add action
> Select apps.
> Select Shortcuts.
> Run shortcut
> Tap Shortcut next to Run
> Choose Islamic quotes
> Next
> Disable Ask before running
> Choose Don’t ask
> Done