6 Apps Every Astrology Enthusiast Needs On Their Phone

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All too often, keeping up with all the movements and shifts in astrology feels like playing an endless game of catch up. Missing out on the umpteenth Mercury retrograde or full moon can make any horoscope fan wish they could have all that info at their fingertips — literally.
Luckily, there's a whole realm of astrology-related mobile apps to explore. From ones that deliver straightforward daily horoscopes to ultra-informative apps that can turn a beginner into an expert, there's an app out there for every kind of astrological enthusiast.
Ahead, we've rounded up our absolute favorite astro apps. (And if your phone still doesn't feel spiritually complete after browsing our picks, check out our guide to more witch-friendly apps here.)
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The DailyHoroscope

If you need your daily dose of astrology the same way others crave their morning coffee, this is the app for you. A single tap brings you to your daily 'scope, and you can even set timed reminders to avoid missing a single day's cosmic update.

Download it if you want to stay up to date with the stars, but you still want to keep things simple.
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TimePassages

Info on birth charts and specific planetary signs? This app has it. Up-to-the-minute transit updates? This app has that, too. Regular horoscopes? Yep, you can find those in TimePassages. This app's near-encyclopedic scope is an enticing rabbit hole for anyone who's ready to go beyond their sun sign.

Download it if you're ready to begin your astrological education in earnest.
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Mercury Retrograde

From the retrograde experts at FindYourFate.com comes this handy app that keeps you in-the-know about the state of Mercury at any moment, whether it's harmlessly direct, about to enter retrograde, or in the middle of a post-retrograde shadow period.

Download it if you're done trying to make plans during a Mercury retrograde.
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Astrostyle

This all-in-one app from the Astrotwins lets you check your daily, weekly, and monthly 'scopes, then cross-reference your star forecast with your sign's (or someone else's) romance style. In other words, this app is a stand-in for an astrologically savvy big sister.

Download it if you want a comprehensive one-stop shop for your astro needs.
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iLuna

Not only does this app help you keep up with the current lunar phase, it also alerts you to the moon's position in the wheel of Zodiac. So, whether you're strictly interested in the energy of this month's lunation, or you want ample time to prep before la luna enters your sign, iLuna will keep you in the loop.

Download it if you hate missing a full moon — for the Insta and ritual benefits.
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Astro Gold

Made for professional astrologers, this app costs a whopping $39.99. But the accuracy and detail that comes with that price tag just might be worth it to you. Not only can you draw up birth charts, solar return charts, and Saturn return charts — you can save and edit them, too. This app is perfect if you already know a bit about planetary transits and how to read a chart, but you want to go even deeper.

Download it if you need to know someone's moon, rising, and planetary signs at a moment's notice — and you're willing to pay for that immediacy.
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