Q: Is it permissible for one to read literature such as newspapers and magazines, or use his phone to chat, browse the net, etc. while in the toilet?
A: The toilet is a place where one relieves oneself, hence it is undesirable for one to use his phone or read any material or literature in the toilet.
ان هذه الحشوش محتضرة. (ابو داود 1/3)
ولا يطيل القعود على البول و الغائط. (الهندية 1/50)
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