Prohibited content on mobile phones

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Reference: http://www.alfawzan.af.org.sa/node/16121

Question: There is a [widespread] craze among the youth with mobile phones; they fill them with objectionable content – such as songs and music, as well as prohibited pictures. So what is your advice to the likes of these [youth], and may Allaah bless you?

Response: Regarding them, if they are [of an] old[er age]. then they must fear Allaah, and repent to Him from this behaviour; and they must remove [all of the prohibited material] from their mobile phones. [This prohibited material encourages] corruptive thoughts and ideas, [and is just for] amusement and play. And if they are young [in age], then their guardians must protect them from this [prohibited material] and prevent them from this harmful vain amusement, and from this behaviour which will prove harmful to them in the future.

Abu 'Abdullaah, Mohammed Akhtar Chaudhry

About Abu 'Abdullaah, Mohammed Akhtar Chaudhry

- from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004.