Yearly lets you systematically read your Bible in a year, with daily readings from both the Old Testament and the New Testament. It’s a simple app with one main screen, showing your reading for the current day as well as for previous and next days. You can read each day’s reading directly within the app, mark days as read, and take notes.
Yearly also sends an optional notification every morning at 5:00 AM so you can know right from your lock screen what your reading is for the day.
With a simple settings menu that you can access by sliding from the left edge of the screen, you can customize your schedule’s start day to begin any day of the year, not just January 1. You can also customize the app’s background color by swiping from right to left on the main screen.
2020 is a leap year! That makes things complicated, and Yearly wasn't ready for that. Sorry for the buggy UI! Version 2.4 now plays ball much better with the combination of leap year and custom start dates. It also brings a new note-taking feature to each day’s reading, as well as an easier way to get to the reading for each day.
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Most effective and convenient way to read through the Bible in a Year
I never write reviews but I just love how simple, effective and convenient this app is. Love that you can start from any date, that you can change the theme, and that you can check it off as you go but still look back or forward. My favorite part is that it links directly to Youversion bringing you straight to the reading for the day.
LOVE this app!!
This app is honestly so amazing! I really struggle to read through the Bible in a year and not lose momentum. But with this app not only can you link it to your phone or read from your actual Bible... but if you miss a day it’s okay because it’ll take of all that for you! Highly recommend this app!! I also love that it has you reading two different books of the Bible.
Great, minimalist concept however
Update: raised from 2 stars to 4 because evidently you CAN select your own version if you install the Youversion Bible app. So this app (Yearly) is sort of a glorified shortcut that will open up your youversion app with the day’s verse.
I’m somewhat puzzled. The app was great but they just updated it. Now it’s a different version (it used to be NASV, now it’s American Standard from 1901). I mean if you like all of “thees” and “thous,” cool... but sort of lame getting all this distance reading and suddenly Boom. Welcome to an entirely different version.
Also the “write a review” link on their app doesn’t take you to the right app to write a review on. It just takes you to “iTunes” in the App Store.
*sigh. Well it was a good app. Probably the best bible reading tracker yet until the update. Oh well, on to the next one until they update theirs. 😖
Developer Response ,
Beau, I hear you on the old, wonky English of the ASV. It all comes down to license agreements. I really needed a Bible translation to come bundled with Yearly to satisfy app guidelines, and the ASV is old enough that it is free of license agreements. The NASB costs money. But as you said, YouVersion is a handy fallback for the translation you really want!
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.