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Android Subscribers

How to Read a Magazine on an Android Device

To read a magazine on an Android device, download the magazine's own app or the Exactly app from the Google Play store.

How to Log in with an in-App Subscription

To log in via the app with an in-app purchase, flick through the free samples pages until you see the message "these pages are only available to subscribers".

Tap the blue "subscribe" button on the bottom of the screen.

Tap "restore existing" and type in your Google Play store password.

How to Log in with all Other Subscriptions

To log in via the app with an existing subscription from Exact Editions or a print publisher, press the gear in the top right corner of your screen.

You will then be asked to log in with your Exact Editions username and password. Your username will be the email address you chose when setting up your subscription on the Exact Editions website.

Changing or Adding Devices

If you have recently changed your device or you own multiple devices, you can easily access an app that you are already subscribed to.

Download the app on your new or extra device and log in with the same details as before.

To log in, follow the steps outlined above, depending on you having an Exact Editions subscription or an in-app subscription.

Managing your Subscription

In order to renew or cancel the recurring nature of your subscription, go to and log in with your Google Play account details.

Select the subscription you would like to cancel and press "cancel subscription".

For more information on managing your subscriptions see Google's own advice.

Syncing an Issue for Offline Access

The latest issue of your magazine will always get synced to your device ready for reading offline. You can choose to sync additional back-issues as follows:

  1. Select the issue you wish to sync to your device from the menu
  2. Tap the star in the top right corner of the app and then tap 'yes' to start syncing the issue.
  3. To un-sync the issue, simply tap the star once more.

How to Bookmark a Page within the App

Navigate to the page you would like to bookmark and tap the 3 vertical dots in the top right corner of the screen.

Choose "bookmark" from the drop-down menu.

To view your bookmarks, tap the 3 vertical dots again and choose "bookmarks".

Or you can return to the overview and tap the bookmark icon next to the star in the top right corner of the screen.

How to search within the App

To search within a single issue of the magazine, tap the magnifying glass in the top right corner of the screen and enter the keywords you are searching for.

For an overview of how the to use boolean search within the app go to our blog post about advanced searching.

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