Luach

There are two possibilities to use the Luach: on- or offline.

The first possibility (recommended in order to test the Luach or use it only online) is to view the Luach without saving it locally to your phone in the Offline Application Cache. This can be done by performing the following steps:

  1. Connect your mobile phone with the Internet
  2. In the Internet browser of your mobile phone, go to the address http://tichnut.de/luachon or scan the QR code on the right
  3. Suggestion: create a bookmark which can be also possibly placed on the home screen.

The second possibility is to install the Luach to your mobile phone via Offline Application Cache so that you do not need an Internet connection when viewing it - this can be done via the following steps:

  1. Connect your mobile phone with the Internet
  2. In the Internet browser of your mobile phone, go to the address http://tichnut.de/luachoff or scan the QR code on the right
    the Luach is automatically saved to your mobile phone
  3. Now you can use this address to access the website even if you are not connected to the Internet anymore
  4. Suggestion: create a bookmark which can be also possibly placed on the home screen.

For installing an update, the following steps have to be performed:

  1. Connect your mobile phone with the Internet
  2. In the Internet browser of your mobile phone, go to the address http://tichnut.de/luachoff
  3. Tap in the browser on the icon to reload the page to make sure that the Luach is stored on your mobile phone

Here are instructions for Android devices how to remove the Luach from your mobile phone:

If the Luach symbol was added to the home screen, tap on the Luach symbol a longer time so that a trash bin is visible at the bottom of the home screen and drag the Luach symbol drag it to the trash bin.

In order to remove the bookmark to the Luach, tap in the browser on the Bookmarks icon on the right, tap on the bookmark "Luach" a longer time and tap on "Delete".

In order to delete the visited pages and settings (please note that the history and settings of other visited websites are also deleted), tap in the home screen on "Menu", "Settings", "Applications", "Manage applications", "All", scroll down to the application "Browser", tap on it and then tap on "Clear data". When the dialog "All information you've saved in this application will be deleted permanently", tap on "OK". Then tap in the browser on the Menu key, tap on "More" and "Clear history". When a confirmation dialog appears that you want to clear history, tap on "OK".

Operating the month view

[Month view]

When being in the anniversaries/birthday/Yahrzeit list, date converter, Bar/Bat Mitzvah calculator, holiday list or Molad list and tapping on the month symbol (see 5 in screenshot), the month is shown which was displayed previously. By tapping the month symbol again, the month of today's date is displayed.

Available calculation methods for Zmanim:

Alot HaShachar
16.1 degrees below horizon
72 minutes before sunrise
90 minutes before sunrise

Earliest Tallit
11 degrees below horizon
10.2 degrees below horizon

HaNetz HaChama: sunrise

Kriat Shema
M"A: sunrise + 3 proportional hours - 36 minutes
GR"O: sunrise + 3 proportional hours

Tefila
M"A: sunrise + 4 proportional hours - 24 minutes
GR"O: sunrise + 4 proportional hours

Chatzot
GR"O: sunrise + 6 proportional hours
M"A: sunrise + 6 proportional hours

Mincha Gedola
GR"O: sunrise + 6.5 proportional hours
M"A: sunrise + 6.5 proportional hours + 6 minutes

Mincha K'tana
GR"O: sunrise + 9.5 proportional hours
M"A: sunrise + 9.5 proportional hours + 42 minutes

Plag HaMincha
GR"O: sunrise + 10.75 proportional hours
M"A: sunrise + 10.75 proportional hours + 57 minutes

Shkia: sunset

Tzait hakochavim
5.95 degrees below horizon
6.5 degrees below horizon
7.0 degrees below horizon
7.08 degrees below horizon
3 Medium Stars: 7.5 degrees below horizon
8.5 degrees below horizon
3 Small Stars: 8.75 degrees below horizon
10.0 degrees below horizon
Rabbeinu Tam: sunset + 72 minutes

Sha'a Zmanit: 1/12 of daylight = 1 proportional hour