New Way to Refer Your Friends to the LDS Missionaries

New Way to Refer Your Friends to the LDS Missionaries

Invite a Friend to Meet with Missionaries The Church has implemented a new way to help members and missionaries work together more effectively to help people come unto Christ. A new feature on LDS Tools and LDS.org lets you send referrals directly to missionaries and...
LDS Tools Mobile App Now Provides Temple Information

LDS Tools Mobile App Now Provides Temple Information

The LDS Tools mobile app now includes helpful temple information. The latest version 3.2.0 lets you see what temple you’re assigned to, find temples near you, contact a temple, see ordinance schedules, scheduled closures, and the services offered (such as...
Photos in LDS Ward Directory

Photos in LDS Ward Directory

Did you know that you can upload individual and family photos to your ward directory using LDS.org or the LDS Tools mobile app? You can then choose who can see the photos: just your ward, your stake, or only your leaders. A new image service was released last month...
LDS Apps Work Together to Make Your Life Easier

LDS Apps Work Together to Make Your Life Easier

Have you noticed how many LDS apps are built to work together to make using them very intuitive and natural? For example: In LDS Tools, when you find a person in the ward or stake directory, the address links to “Maps.” You can zoom in to see street names and map a...
Updated Features for LDS Tools Mobile App

Updated Features for LDS Tools Mobile App

An updated version of the LDS Tools mobile app is available for iOS and Android mobile devices. Here is a summary of the new or enhanced functions with this release: For Members See your own membership and ordinance data under the Membership Information section in the...
10 Apps That Make It Easier to Live the Gospel

10 Apps That Make It Easier to Live the Gospel

There are many mobile apps provided by the Church to make living the gospel easier. You should be familiar with apps like LDS Tools, LDS Music, and the Gospel Library. But there are also apps created by individual members that you may find helpful. LDS Living has...
10 Apps That Make Any LDS Calling Easier

10 Apps That Make Any LDS Calling Easier

Check out these 10 popular apps that could be used to make your church responsibilities easier. The following article originally appeared on LDS Living as “10 Apps That Make Any Church Calling Easier:” Given the overwhelming number of apps being developed...
How (and Why) to Attend Church While on Vacation

How (and Why) to Attend Church While on Vacation

Attending church while on vacation can be an easy, positive, and spiritually-edifying experience. In October 2013, Elder Kevin S. Hamilton of the Seventy spoke during LDS general conference about the blessings that come from weekly church attendance — even while on...
Updated Features for LDS Tools Mobile App

Updates to LDS Tools Mobile App

The LDS Tools mobile app continues to improve. The information below was published on the LDSTech website on March 27, 2015. Note that the next release due in a few months will include home and visiting teaching data and reports. The LDS Tools mobile team has just...
BYU Education Week Talks About Church Digital Resources

BYU Education Week Talks About Church Digital Resources

The last week of August, Fernando Camilo presented two series of classes at the BYU Education Week. The first series was about the Church’s digital offerings and the second was about the Church’s social and mobile presence. Fernando’s presentations are now...
Major Update for LDS Tools Mobile App

Major Update for LDS Tools Mobile App

The Church recently released a major update for the LDS Tools mobile app, incorporating a variety of requests based on user feedback. Hundreds of thousands of members and leaders use the LDS Tools mobile app every month to contact members, access their events...
Top LDSMediaTalk Articles from 2013

Top LDSMediaTalk Articles from 2013

Here is a summary of the top articles from LDS365.com during 2013, along with comments about why they were significant and will continue to be significant in 2014. General Conference LDS365.com provided many articles about each LDS general conference. Prior to each...
LDS Tools Sunday Outages

LDS Tools Sunday Outages

LDS Tools is a mobile app that works on a smartphone or tablet and lets you download directory information and the events calendar for your ward, branch, stake, or district. Bishoprics, branch presidencies, and stake and district presidencies, as well as clerks and...
LDS Mobile Apps Infographic

LDS Mobile Apps Infographic

I found this infographic on LDS Tech that shows the LDS mobile apps available from the Church: LDS Gospel Library, Scripture Mastery, Mormon Channel, LDS Tools, LDS Youth, and LDS Music. Feel free to print copies and hand out to members of your ward or place it on...
LDS Mobile Apps Move Quickly with Volunteer Help

LDS Mobile Apps Move Quickly with Volunteer Help

Did you know there is an army of about 100 volunteers who help a team of employees at the Church create mobile phone applications for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? The volunteer effort began in 2006 with the launch of LDS Tech (tech.lds.org)....

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