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JW Library Sign Language Features

JW Library Sign Language Features

JW Library Sign Language is an official app of Jehovah’s Witnesses. It downloads, organizes, and plays sign-language videos from

Watch the Bible and other video publications in sign language. Download them to your mobile device so that you can watch them when you are not connected to the Internet. Enjoy the colorful images, simple navigation, and easy-to-use controls.


Simple Navigation

The Bible page lets you watch the individual books of the New World Translation that have been released. You can also watch individual verses that have not yet been released as part of the New World Translation but have been signed as part of other publications. The Publications page displays other publications and movies that are available on


Quickly Look Up Cited Scriptures

While you are watching a video publication, tap the Bible button. The video pauses while you navigate to the cited scripture and watch it. Go back to the Publications page to resume watching the original video.

Easily Download Videos

The videos that you have not downloaded are marked with a cloud icon. Tap a video to start downloading it from Tap the Download All button to download all the videos on the page. Tap the More button to remove it from your device.


Manage Space

You can choose whether to download larger (higher-quality) or smaller (lower-quality) videos. If your device has an SD card slot, you can choose whether to download videos to your device or to the SD card.


Easy-to-Use Video Player

Use these simple gestures to control the video playback:

  • Two-finger tap: Play or pause the video.

  • Swipe left: Skip to the next marker.

  • Swipe right: Skip to the previous marker.

  • Swipe up: Increase playback speed.

  • Swipe down: Decrease playback speed.

  • Single tap: Show or hide player controls.


If you have a question about JW Library Sign Language, a friend who is familiar with it may be able to help you. If not, please contact our nearest branch office.