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What Bible translations are used across BiOY?
BiOY uses the New International Version (NIVUK), with some references to particular passages of Eugene Peterson’s The Message.See More
How can I change my Edition?
If you would like to switch to a different Edition of the Bible In One Year plan you can find this in settings.See More
What is the structure of a day’s content?
Each day consists of the theme of the day, a wisdom passage (Psalm or Proverb), passages from the new and the old testament. After each reading Nicky provides a commentary and prayer reflection.See More
I’m not able to play the audio, what should I do?
Ensure you are using the latest version of the app, then try switching editions and then return again to your preferred edition.See More
How long are audio files stored on my phone?
Files that have been automatically downloaded are automatically deleted after you have listened to them. If you have manually downloaded audio tracks, these need to be deleted manually.See More
What additional functionality can I expect over the coming weeks?
Dark mode, auto downloads of audio commentary, progress tracking, content sharing.See More
How do I manually delete audio files that are saved to my device?
Swipe right on the relevant day from the list view and tap the bin icon.See More
How do I stop my device auto-downloading audio files?
Auto downloads can be managed in Settings, under the the ‘Audio Downloads’ section.See More
Can I listen to audio offline?
There are two ways of listening to audio offline.See More
How can I find out how many days audio are stored on my phone?
In the settings you can see how many audio files are downloaded under 'manage audio'See More
What happens to my audio files if I change edition?
Audio files are deleted if you change which edition your device is accessing. You can still download the audio files manually by swiping right on the day from the list view and tapping the download icon.See More
If I delete an audio file, can I ever get it back?
You can download audio files at any time manually by swiping right on the day from the list view and clicking the download icon that appears.See More
Do I have to download an audio file to listen to it?
No, you can stream the audio over wifi or using data if you prefer.See More
How can I skip through different sections of the audio?
For Classic and Express editions of BiOY, the skip function on the audio player cycles through each section of the audio.See More
Can I receive BiOY via email?
Yes! You can sign up to receive the BiOY Classic commentary from the homepageSee More
What languages is BiOY available in?
Currently, the classic edition of BiOY is available is Arabic, English, Chinese, Hindi and Spanish. Audio is currently only available in English, with Chinese and Hindi to follow.See More
How do I access the new app Menu?
Swipe right from the left of your screen. This gives you access to selecting which day you would like to read or listen to.See More
Can I change the start date?
If you would like to change the date you selected to start the BiOY reading plan you will need to either reset you app data or re-install the appSee More
Why have you updated the app?
We needed to move the app to a new platform to enable us to add more functionality and quality-of-life improvements that were not possible in the legacy BiOY app. Simply put, in order to improve the app, we had to rebuild it from the bottom up.See More
How can I donate via the app?
Thank you for considering giving toward BiOY, you can donate through the app menu or here on the BiOY site - Click 'donate'.See More
Does this really contain the whole bible?
Yes, the entire bible is covered in the BiOY, each day a you'll read part of the Old Testmant, a Psalm or Proverb, and part of the New Testament.See More
I missed a day, can I change the day I am on?
If you would like to change which day’s BiOY commentary you are reading, for example if you missed a day and want to catch up, you can swipe right from the left hand side of the screen of your phone/tablet, and select a different day from the list.See More
Why can I not read ahead?
BiOY is updated daily to keep material fresh and relevant. You cannot read the current year’s Bible in One Year commentary ahead simply because it has not been written/uploaded yet.See More
Can I change the day I am on?
If you would like to change the date you selected to start the BiOY reading plan you can swipe right from the left hand side of the screen of your phone/tablet, and select a different date from the list.See More
What Editions are available?
In addition to the BiOY Classic edition (which takes around 25 minutes) there is also an option to do an Express edition (which takes 10-12 minutes) or the Youth edition (which is co-hosted by Toby Stokes, a member of the HTB Youth team).See More
Whose voices am I hearing in the audio tracks?
Bible readings have been provided by David Suchet. Other voices that you might hear include Nicky and Pippa Gumbel and Toby Stokes, a part of the Youth Alpha team.See More
Can I synchronise the BiOY app between my phone and tablet?
Not yet. There is currently no way to sync your progress through BiOY, although this is a feature that is being considered for 2021.See More
Will the BiOY automatically reset after I complete Day 365?
For those that are a few weeks behind and are worried they’ll lose access to the commentaries, be assured that you need to complete all of the days before the app resets back to Day 1.See More
Is it the commentary the same every year?
The majority of the content will be the same with small updates each year.See More