Qur’an Application on a Smartphone: Can I Touch My Smartphone Without Ablution?

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Question: Is it necessary for a person to have wudu if they want to use a Quran app on a smartphone? Does the same rule that applies to touching a mushaf apply to touching the phone while the Quran is open on the device?

Answer: assalamu `alaykum

The answer to your question has been detailed by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam here: Qur’an Application on an iPhone: Can I Touch My iPhone Without Ablution?


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