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Joel Beyeler | Forum Activity | Posted: Thu, Feb 2 2017 7:25 AM

Hi there,

I'm using an Iphone 6 with iOS 10.x and the newest Logos app. I also have a Logos 6 base package. I'm from Switzerland and use either original languages or German bibles with the app. I'm often in places where I have no internet access and would love to use the app there as well. I downloaded the resources I need there, but found that they are unusable. I can open them but as soon as I search for a key word within certain bibles or want to jump to a certain passage all results are displayed in the ESV. There is no way to find the passage or a word in offline mode in a different translation be it in German or in English. Even if I use it in split screen with another translation opened and link them together, it only jumps to the passage in the ESV. I can scroll in any of the downloaded resources when I open them offline, but it will only open the passage I opened in online mode last time. And from Matthew to Romans or back to Genesis it is just very inconvenient to scroll down (or up) all the way. Is this a known problem or a missing functionality or is there something I can do about?

Thanks for your help!

Joel

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James McAdams | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Feb 2 2017 8:10 AM

What is your preferred bible set to?

You can check by clicking "More" in the bottom right, then "Settings" then "Preferred Bible".

Searching in the mobile app is a bit of a pain, but you can tap the option under the search bar and select any offline resources there (downloaded books appear at the bottom of the list for me).

I hope that helps!

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Joel Beyeler | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Feb 2 2017 8:28 AM

Sorry I forgot to mention that I put LU84 as Preferred Bible but that doesn't help. Selecting another bible in the search bar is possible but then no results appear. I just found out that NGÜ works but so far this translation has only NT and Psalms. I just downloaded it some hours ago, maybe that helps.

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Into Grace | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Feb 2 2017 8:31 AM

Logos IOS has limited off-line functionality. Other Bible software companies like Olive Tree function well off-line. If you are serious about studying original languages off-line in IOS, look elsewhere. 

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Kevin Byford (Faithlife) | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Feb 2 2017 9:41 AM

Hi Joel,

Please use "Report a Problem" under the help menu so we can take a look at your app logs. Everything you've mentioned so far should work fine while offline, so there could be a bug.

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Ryan Schatz | Forum Activity | Replied: Tue, Feb 14 2017 2:13 PM

In my case, the problem was that the downloaded book was somehow corrupted.  Removing my downloaded books and then redownloading them fixed the issue for me.

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Joel Beyeler | Forum Activity | Replied: Thu, Feb 16 2017 12:56 AM

Thanks a lot for your suggestions. The problem could indeed be solved with removing all books and redownload them again.

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