It is now possible to use the Aurélio Dictionary by cell phone. The application is available for download in two versions: Aurélio Digital and Mini Mini Aurélio Digital, both compatible with Android and iPhone (iOS). The first app brings the content of the 5th edition of the dictionary, with more than 435 thousand entries, definitions and phrases, while the Mini version has the content of the 8th edition and has about 30 thousand entries. The app allows up to 50 free consultations and some functions are exclusive to subscribers.
In the following tutorial, check out how to download and use the Aurélio Dictionary applications on your cell phone. The procedure was performed on an iPhone 8 with iOS 12, but the tips also apply to users of devices with the Google system.
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Learn how to use the Aurélio Digital dictionary app on your cell phone – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
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Step 1. Install the app of interest. The application interface is the same – the only difference between them is the number of definitions available in each version;
- Aurélio Digital for Android
- Aurélio Digital for iPhone (iOS)
- Mini Aurélio Digital for Android
- Mini Aurélio Digital for iPhone (iOS)
Step 2. When opening the application for the first time, you can watch the tutorial or skip it in «Not now». Then, tap «Download» to download the database and use the app even offline;
Introduction screens of the Aurélio Digital application – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 3. On the application’s home screen, you find the word of the day. Touch it to open the definition. By sliding the screen upwards you can view the publications on Aurélio’s blog;
Aurélio Digital dictionary app home screen – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 3. Tap on the search bar to type the word you want to search for. If you want, you can use the microphone button to dictate a term. In the icon represented by a funnel, it is possible to apply filters to your search;
Using the Aurélio Digital app search – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 4. In the application menu, you can access the dictionary with words from A to Z, see the word of the day, conjugate verbs, access the quick guide, words marked as favorites, search history and more. Note that items marked with an exclamation mark are exclusive to subscribers;
Aurélio Digital application menu – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 5. When defining a word, tap on the sound icon next to it to hear it. In the buttons on the right, you can share the definition or mark the word as a favorite. In case of verbs, open the «Conjugation» tab to see all conjugations.
Aurélio Digital word definition page – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Ready! Take advantage of the tips on how to use Aurélio’s apps to always have the most famous Portuguese dictionary at hand.
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