Instant AA messages at your fingertips. Big Book Bytes is a FREE presentation of 744 messages (one for every hour of the day) excerpted from the first 164 pages of the Big Book. It includes an enhansed Sobriety Tracker as well as Cyber Chips to mark your recovery milestones.

Tap the icon and a bit of wisdom from our founders instantly pops onto your screen. Read your recovery message for the hour and if you like it, save it to your favorites. You get a new message for every hour of every day for a month. Use it for the H.A.L.T. moments or simply for inspiration. It goes with you everywhere and our founder's words are immediately available when you want them.

The Basic version includes a Sobriety Tracker with Cyber Chips to mark your journey through recovery.

BASIC Version:
TAP the Big Book Bytes icon and your instant Big Book message pops up.
SWIPE forward or back to read the last hour or next hour's excerpt.
CHECK your profile to see your current number of 24 hours and Cyber Chip
CONTACT your sponsor with Sponsor Connect

PASS IT ON Version:
SHARE our founder's messages instantly with your sponsor, family and friends.
BOOKMARK your God shots and Favorites by pressing the Star icon. 
MANAGE your favorites page by tapping the plus icon.
SEARCH the topics you want from the index.

The Pass It On upgrade helps you help others. If you like this app, consider upgrading to 'Pass It On.' Your contribution helps us to continue to offer Big Book Bytes to newcomers for free.

Ratings and Reviews

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Deejay Kwuest ,

Excellent resource

I downloaded this app to see if it would be good for a friend of mine. After going through it for a few days I passed it along and had only wonderful feedback. She was thrilled to have something so accessible and so consistent keeping her on track.


Day By Day Recovery Resources, LLC
24.9 MB

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.
Frequent/Intense Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Frequent/Intense Medical/Treatment Information
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In-App Purchases
  1. Big Book Bytes $2.99


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