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New Version - v.11.0

MySword 11.0's major features are Strong's number, morphology and lexeme/lemma search improvements; Floating List Navigator for search results, bookmark or verse list, and popup verse list in the main window; and other improvements and bugfixes.

If your device is Google Play Store (Android Market) enabled, note that you can also download the stable older Free version (MySword 10.4) from the Google Play Store.

Please note that only the Free version is available in Google Play, Samsung Galaxy Store and Amazon while the one available from this website can be upgraded to Premium or Deluxe version. The website version can always be installed over the Google Play version by enabling "Allow from this source" for the particular app that will open the APK (Chrome or any File Explorer/Manager) for new devices.

If your device is not Google Play Store enabled or you can't download the app from Google Play, in your Android device's browser, click either of the download links below.

Download MySword latest versionLatest MySword for Android v.11.0 - 11 March 2020

Download MySword stable versionOlder version of MySword v.10.5 - 3 December 2019

Note: When you download using Google Chrome in your Android device, a message will appear saying:

This type of file can harm your device. Do you want to keep mysword4android-{version number}.apk anyway?

This is just a generic warning from Google Chrome (other browsers may say a similar warning) because you are downloading an APK outside Google Play. Just tap OK.

Please also note that the latest version of MySword (MySword 9.2 and higher) requires ICS (Android 4.0) or higher. If your device is still Gingerbread 2.3.1 or Honeycomb, please download the older version MySword 9.1.2 below. If you still have Eclair or Froyo, please download an even older version of MySword 7.4 below.

Download MySword stable versionOlder version of MySword v.9.1.2 - 2 June 2018 (Gingerbread/Honeycomb)

Download MySword stable versionOlder version of MySword v.7.4 - 6 December 2016 (Eclair/Froyo)

 

For MySword to be properly installed in your Android device, make sure the Unknown Sources setting is checked in Settings->Applications.

  1. Installation Instructions
  2. What's new in Version 11.0
  3. Bugs Fixed in Version 11.0
  4. What's new in Version 10.5
  5. Bugs Fixed in Version 10.5
  6. Change Log of MySword - Old Versions to latest

Installation

After the download and you are prompted to Open, tap Open then select Package Installer if asked. If Chrome asked:

For security, your phone is not allowed to install unknown apps from this source.

Tap Settings, then make sure you enable installation by tapping Allow from this source. Then tap Back (or the top left arrow). Then tap Install.

If you missed tapping the Open and the dialog was closed after the download, you can still install via your File Manager/Explorer. Locate the downloaded APk file then tap it to install.

After successful installation, run MySword. For newer devices, the following message will appear:

Storage permission (access to files on your device) is required for downloaded modules like Bibles for MySword app to work. Please grant the permission on the next confirmation box.

Tap OK. Then tap Allow when this confirmation box appears:

Allow MySword Bible to access photos, media and files on your device?

You will then be asked to specify a folder in your SD card (or internal storage) as a place for the Bible, Dictionary and Commentary modules. You may choose to use the Default. After specifying that folder, you will be asked to download modules so that you can use MySword. You can choose the suggested modules (includes some popular English Bibles, Strong's dictionary and TSK commentary) or add more modules by tapping Bible, Commentary or Dictionary buttons and selecting modules).

You can also manually install any modules by downloading the GZip files from this site, unzipping them and copying them into the storage folder you had specified.

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What's new in Version 11.0

  1. Strong's number search for Bibles with Strong's numbers improvements:
    1. Standard search no longer requires the tailing > in case the number is less that 4 digits (e.g. G25>) for exact number match.
    2. Standard search result will now properly highlight the searched Strong's number.
    3. Standard, Exact and FTS-Exact (Deluxe) will now show and highlight the searched Strong's number even if the Show Strong's tags preference (Premium) is unchecked. This is very useful if you want to hide all Strong's numbers except the searched ones.
    4. Standard, Exact and FTS-Exact (Deluxe) with Strong's links on text preference checked will now highlight the associated phrase with the Strong's number searched.

    Search StrongSearch Strong link on text

  2. Morphological code search for Bibles with Strong's numbers and morphology improvements:
    1. Standard search result will now properly highlight the whole Morphological code even though only the prefix matched.
    2. Standard will now show and highlight the searched Morphology even if the Show Morphological tags preference (Premium) is unchecked. This is very useful if you want to hide all Morphological codes except the searched ones.
    3. Standard with Strong's links on text preference checked will now highlight the associated phrase with the Morphological code searched.
    4. You can combine Morphological code and Strong search only in Standard because the FTS Exact and Exact does not include Morphological codes.

    Search Morphology

  3. Lemma search for Bibles with Strong's numbers and morphology improvements:
    1. Standard search result will now properly highlight the Morphological code that included the lemma searched.
    2. Standard will now show and highlight the Morphology containing the searched lemma even if the Show Morphological tags preference (Premium) is unchecked. This is very useful if you want to hide all Morphological codes except the searched ones.
    3. Standard with Strong's links on text preference checked will now highlight the associated phrase with the Morphology containing the searched lemma.
    4. You can combine Morphological code, lemma and Strong search only in Standard because the FTS Exact and Exact does not include Morphological codes and thus lemma as well.

    Search Lemma

  4. Search link in Strong/Morphology dictionary for Strong/Morphology/Lemma in Bible in Deluxe for Lollipop and higher. This is useful to search for the occurrences of the Strong/Morphology/Lemma in the same Bible where it was referenced.

    Search link

  5. Floating List Navigator for search results, bookmark or verse list, and popup verse list.
    1. In the Search's menu for Preference there is a new Preference item to enable this. In Bookmark and Verse List, there is a new menu Preference similar to Search.
    2. Upon selecting a search result, bookmark or verse list item and the preference is enabled, a floting list navigator with the following buttons or display:
      1. Collapse/Expand to collapse or expand the navigation bar.
      2. Back and Forward for navigation similar to History (long tap to see Back and Forward list).
      3. Text display for verse reference, dictionary word, book title, journal id of the list item. You can tap this then drag to move the navigation bar.
      4. Preference to adjust the opacity.
      5. Close to close the navigation bar.
    3. Popups of list of verses will have List Nav link at the bottom besides Copy (consequently, Show copy for Bibles in Popups must be enabled).
    4. Only one navigation bar is used and shared among Search, Bookmark and Verse list.

    List NavigatorList Navigator Forward

  6. For fresh install, after selecting Modules path, the main look and feel is asked but you can skip it. You can set if you want Compact mode or not, Classic colored icons or modern, and Light or Dark color theme.
  7. Everytime MySword is started and there is an internet connection, MySword will check if there is an update to the app and ask the user if the new version should be downloaded and installed.

Bugs Fixed in Version 11.0

  1. Non-English languages still has the following in English:
    1. Edit Cross-References (Deluxe) menu items: Copy with text and Share.
    2. Editor's Insert box's background.
    3. Reading Plan (Deluxe) menu item: Style read content.
  2. Preferences' Language don't properly select English as current but always selects the first.
  3. Active edit of Format in non-Bibles (Deluxe) can corrupt the Bible format in case a Bible link was tapped then the changes saved.

What's new in Version 10.5

  1. Export/Import Modules List for ease of downloading all modules selected in old device for the new one.
    1. Export Modules List in the Menu->Copy/Export to export into MySwordModulesList.txt to a desired path. This can then be shared or copied to a new device.
    2. Import Modules List in the Menu of Download Modules screen.
  2. New Other Look and Feel Preference: Show menu/action link in Bible. This is an alternative to long tap to open the context menu.
  3. New Long tap menu for Bible: Add/Edit notes. Useful if you don't want to go to the Notes screen anymore just to add/edit notes. If you can't see it at the bottom of the long tap menu, please go back to Preferences and enable the new menu item.
  4. Editor's Mini Bible Viewer for Deluxe is now a full fledge viewer for all Module types with history navigation. Long tap to use old Bible only viewer.

Bugs Fixed in Version 10.5

  1. Download modules screen Install size overflow to negative when total install size exceeds 2GB but download is just fine.
  2. Invalid verse chapter:verse with number 0 as possibly the result of a Commentary search (chapter 0 and verse 0 are book and chapter introductions, repectively) can crash the Verse Selector.

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