How can I see the latest Issues available in Magazine Central?
You can see the latest Issues in home screen under Recent Issues section when you open the Magazine Central app.
How can I see the popular Issues available in Magazine Central?
You can see the popular Issues in home screen under Popular Issues section when you open the Magazine Central app.
How can I see all the Issues available in Magazine Central?
You can see all the Issues available in Magazine Central by click on View All in home screen or click on All in Categories.
TIP: To see all available categories in Magazine Central click on left side menu icon in home page.
Is there a way I can only see those category of magazines I'm interested in?
Yes, just tap the left side menu icon in the top left in homepage and then select category (i.e. lifestyle, interior design, etc) you would like to read, then all magazines related to that category will be displayed.
How do I download an Issue from the Magazine Central onto the device?
Tap the Issue cover image or tap the Download icon on bottom right corner of the Issue you want to download onto your device.
TIP: Once Issue has been downloaded onto your device you can read it even when you are offline.
How can I see the download progress for the Issue which is downloading?
While downloading an Issue, at the bottom of that Issue the download progress bar is displayed.
TIP: When we tap on Downloading icon on bottom right corner of the Issue which is downloading, the magazine detail screen is loaded which displays the downloaded & total size of the magazine in MB.
How do I prioritise Issue downloads?
You can prioritise Issue downloads using Download Manager feature. To display Download Manager, you need to tap on Library icon on top right corner of the home page and then tap on Download Manager icon on top right corner of the Library page. You will be able to switch on/off downloading process using controls Play/Pause on the Issue thumbnail.
What happens if I queue multiple downloads, say five Issues at once?
All of the requested Issues will be visible in the Library and Download Manager screen. But, please note that only ONE Issue can be downloaded at a time. After the Issue in progress has finished downloading, the next Issue (which is in queue) downloading will start.
How can I see all the Issues that are downloaded and the downloads in progress?
Tap on the Library icon on the top right corner of the home page, which opens all the Issues that were downloaded & currently downloading Issues and Download Manager will displays any downloads that are in progress, for this you need to tap on Download Manager icon on top right corner of the Library page.
How can I see the Issue / Magazine details?
Tap the Issue cover image if it’s not already downloaded or tap the Downloading icon on the bottom right corner of the Issue if the Issue is currently downloading or tap the View icon on the bottom right corner of the Issue that is already downloaded to see the details of the Issue / Magazine like the Magazine description and category etc.
TIP: In magazine detail screen you can download an Issue if it’s not already downloaded or you can read it if it’s already downloaded.
What are the Recent Issues and Similar Issues in magazine detail page?
Recent Issues are the Issues that belong to the same magazine which are published in past and Similar Issues are the Issues from other publishers related to same category of the magazine that is currently opened.
How do I read an Issue that I have downloaded?
In the Library, tap the Issue cover image you would like to read. The selected Issue will then appear.
TIP: Through out the app, just tap any Issue cover image that you have previously downloaded to the Library and immediately start reading that Issue, You do not need to go to your library every time to select an Issue to read.
Do I have to wait to view an Issue while the download is in progress?
No. You can view the Issue till the downloaded part while the download is in progress.
How do I delete or remove an Issue from my iPad / iPhone?
In the Library, you will see Delete icon on bottom right corner of the every Issue. Just tap that icon then that Issue will be removed from your iPad / iPhone, you can easily download that Issue at a later time if you wish to read that Issue again.
Can I restore the Issue that was deleted earlier?
No. The Issue once deleted is no more visible in the library. However, you can download the Issue again if you wish to read it again.
How can I quickly locate an Issue I'm looking for without looking at every page in Magazine Central?
You can use the search feature, for this tap on Search icon on top right corner of the home page. Once there type in the name of the magazine you are looking for in the search field then a dropdown will be displayed with a list of magazines. Then just tap the one that you are looking for and that magazine's Issues will be displayed.
TIP: In search page you can search magazines by publisher name, published year and month also.
How do I close an Issue I'm reading?
Tap anywhere on the page you are viewing and the navigation bar will be displayed at the top of the page. Then tap the house icon ( aka "Home" icon) at the left of the navigation bar to return to home page and tap the back icon to go back to previous screen.
How can I go to home page from anywhere on the app?
Tap on Home icon at the left of the navigation bar from anywhere on the app then this would take you to the home page.
How do I zoom/unzoom in on a page I'm reading?
Magazine Central iPad / iPhone editions all support the pinch and zoom/unzoom gestures you are use to using on the iPad / iPhone.
TIP: To quickly unzoom, just double tap the page you are reading.
How do I share a magazine page in social sites?
Tap anywhere on the page you are viewing, a navigation bar will be displayed at the top of the page. In this bar, tap the Share icon to share a magazine complete page or clipped image (using Clip & Share feature) in social sites. You can share onto Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn and Pinterest.
How do I Email a page to my friend from the magazine I'm viewing?
Tap anywhere on the page you are viewing and the navigation bar will be displayed at the top of the page. Then tap the Share icon in the navigation bar and then select the Email icon from the dropdown menu to Email the page. The Email provides 3 options to the person receiving the Email:
How can I quickly locate Multimedia (video/audio) of an Issue I am looking for, without looking at every page in Magazine Central?
Tap anywhere on the page you are viewing, a navigation bar will be displayed at the top of the page. In this bar, tap Multimedia icon , a new window is opened with all available videos and audios of current Issue.
TIP: Tap anywhere on the page you are viewing, the TOCs or pages will be displayed as thumbnails in the footer of the page. You can see video icon on pages or TOCs for the pages with a video at the footer of the page.
How do I add/delete Bookmark of magazine pages?
Tap anywhere on the page you are viewing, a navigation bar will be displayed at the top of the page. In this bar, tap Bookmark icon and then click on "New Bookmark" to add the current page as Bookmark. Click close button on a bookmark to delete previously added Bookmarks.
How do I see Hotspots when hotspot highlighting fades out?
Tap anywhere on the page you are viewing, the Hotspots in the page are highlighted and are invisible after 3 seconds again.
Do you support both the Portrait and Landscape orientation modes?
Yes, there is full support for both the Portrait and Landscape orientation modes. You can switch between Portrait and Landscape modes by simply rotating your iPad / iPhone.
How do I view 2 pages in the magazine at the same time while reading an Issue?
Just rotate the iPad / iPhone to Landscape orientation mode and then display will change automatically to a 2 page view. You can see both the pages in a single view, similar to how you read a magazine.
How do I know the exact page that I'm reading currently?
Tap anywhere on the page you are viewing and list of page thumbnails will be displayed in the footer of the page. The thumbnail of the page(s) you are reading currently will be highlighted.
TIP: If the current Issue have TOC's then switch to page view to know the page(s) that you are reading currently.
How do I switch between magazine page TOC and Page Thumbnails?
To switch between TOC and Page Thumbnails, tap anywhere on the page you are viewing, a navigation bar will be displayed at the top of the page. In this bar, tap Page view icon to display Page Thumbnails in the footer of the page. Tap on the page you are viewing to display TOC.
TIP: Tap anywhere on the page you are viewing, the TOC pages will be displayed as thumbnails in the footer of the page only in case the current Issue has TOC otherwise Page thumbnails will be displayed.
Downloaded Issues disappeared from the Newsstand Branded App?
This usually happens because you did an upgrade/restore of your iPad / iPhone and the Issues were removed by iTunes, or because your iPad / iPhone was running low on memory and iOS removed the Issues automatically without notification. In either case, you can go to the Store and tap on "Download" next to the Issue you want to re-download. On some iOS versions, you may need to re-launch the app, or even reboot the iPad / iPhone itself completely, for the downloaded Issue to be available.
How do I Subscribe for an Issue in paid applications?
You can subscribe for paid applications by clicking "Subscribe" button on top left corner of the home page. Signing up once, with a user account from the application, you will be able to use same subscription on 5 multiple devices. You can then buy a magazine from the same application.
TIP: Once you bought a magazine from a device, your purchases are restored on other devices when you sign-in with same user account.
How do I sign-in/sign-up for an Issue in paid applications?
You can sign-in/sign-up in paid applications by clicking on Settings icon on top right corner of the home page. Select Login tab. If you have already created an account, you can sign-in by entering your username & password otherwise click on CREATE AN ACCOUNT to sign-up.
TIP: If you are not signed-in and trying to Subscribe/Buy an Issue, you will re-directed to sign-in page.
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