New Features In Mobile 2.3

Accordance Mobile 2.3 is finally here! This release incorporates a number of iOS 9 capabilities as well as other new features making Accordance even better to use when on the go. iPad Pro users will be thrilled to know that Accordance Mobile now takes full advantage of the tablet's 12.9" 2732 x 2048 screen resolution. This allows for even more viewable content, crisply displayed on the screen that's comfortable on the eyes for extended periods of study, research or pleasure reading. However, even if you don't have an iPad Pro, there are plenty of new features that makes Accordance Mobile even better on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.

Here are the top new features in Accordance Mobile 2.3.

Slide Over*

If you’re using an iPad updated to iOS 9, Accordance now works with Slide Over. While in another application you can slide Accordance Mobile over on top of the app to check a reference, search for a word or any other task that Accordance can perform.

Slide Over
*Note: Currently, Slide Over is only available iPad Mini 2 or later, iPad Air or later, and the iPad Pro.

Split View*

Or if you need more direct interaction between Accordance and another app, you can now use Split View to place Accordance side-by side with another application.

Split View

*Note: Currently, Split View is only available on iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, and iPad Mini 4.


Change Pane Orientation

If two vertical columns of text seem too narrow, especially in Split View, you can now manually change the way panes are stacked on the iPad with the new Pane Orientation icon at the bottom of the screen.

Pane Orientation

Saved Secondary Pane Location

Now when a secondary pane is unlinked, your place is still saved in the second column when you come back to Accordance. This allows you to begin reading precisely where you left off.


Spotlight Search*

Now you can run a spotlight search on any iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch running iOS 9, and Accordance suggestions will show up in the results.

Search for topics...

Spotlight Topic

Or Scripture references:

Spotlight Reference
*Note: Currently, Spotlight Indexing Support is only available on iPhone 5 or later, iPad 4th generation or later, iPad Mini 2 or later, iPad Pro, and the current generation iPod Touch.

Internal Web Browser Support

Accordance Mobile 2.3 now includes internal web browser support. So now when running a title like The Virtual Tour to the Temple, the website launches from within Accordance instead of exiting to Safari.

Internal Browser Support

Enhanced User Notes

You are now able to view pictures and open scripture/text, web, and resource links in User Notes synced from Accordance 11 (editing them will be available in the future).

Enhanced user Notes


Continued Multimedia Enhancements

Accordance Mobile continues to add multimedia features to support titles such as the Audio Greek New Testament and Decker’s Reading Koine Greek.

Multimedia Enhancements

Many of these new features will allow you to use Accordance Mobile in new and exciting ways. Please continue to let us know how you're using Accordance Mobile in your teaching, studies, and research.


New to Accordance Mobile 2 and wondering what was introduced with this major update? Check out the ongoing updates in Features of Mobile 2.

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