How to Access Digital Editions

View the instructions below for the various ways you can explore with us on your computer or device.

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National Geographic magazine

Jump to instructions for iPad® + iPhone® | Kindle Fire™ | Android™ | Online

Need help? Call 1-800-895-2068 or email us at natgeomagazine@cdsfulfillment.com

For National Geographic magazine subscribers outside the U.S. & Canada, click here.

iPhone, iPad via Apple App Store®

1. If you have already created a digital account (email address/password), please proceed to step 3.
2. Go here to create your account. Once you create your account, login here, click or tap “Link your Subscription,” and follow the instructions to link your subscription. You will need your account number (if your subscription was a gift, please use the account number associated with the gift, not the gift giver).
3. Download and install the National Geographic app from the App Store.
4. Tap the National Geographic app on your iPad and/or iPhone.
5. Tap the "Sign In" button on the upper left corner of the screen.
6. Enter your email address and the password you set up. Forgot your password? Go here and click/tap “Forgot Password?”
7. Once you've enjoyed your digital edition, check out the full archive, and sign into nationalgeographic.com for even more premium digital content such as ebooks and streaming films.

Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.

Kindle Fire

1. If you have already created a digital account (email address/password), please proceed to step 3.
2. Go here to create your account. Once you create your account, login here, click or tap “Link your Subscription,” and follow the instructions to link your subscription. You will need your account number (if your subscription was a gift, please use the account number associated with the gift, not the gift giver).
3. Search for National Geographic magazine in the Amazon Appstore Newsstand.
4. Tap the “Already a subscriber? Verify your subscription” link on the page.
5. Enter your email address and the password you set up. Forgot your password? Go here and click/tap “Forgot Password?”
6. Once you've enjoyed your digital edition, check out the full archive, and sign into nationalgeographic.com for even more premium digital content.

Kindle and Kindle Fire are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.

Android tablets and phones via Google Play Store

1. If you have already created a digital account (email address/password), please proceed to step 3.
2. Go here to create your account. Once you create your account, login here, click or tap “Link your Subscription,” and follow the instructions to link your subscription. You will need your account number (if your subscription was a gift, please use the account number associated with the gift, not the gift giver).
3. Download and install the National Geographic app from the Google Play App Store.
4. Tap the National Geographic app on your tablet or smartphone.
5. Tap the "Sign In" button on the upper left corner of the screen.
6. Enter your email address and the password you set up. Forgot your password? Go here and click/tap “Forgot Password?”
7. Once you've enjoyed your digital edition, check out the full archive, and sign into nationalgeographic.com for even more premium digital content such as ebooks and streaming films.

Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google LLC

Via Google News

1. On your device, open or download the Google News app. To use Google News, you'll need a Google account. If you don't have a Google account, create one now or convert your existing email to a Google account.
2. In the Search bar, type National Geographic magazine.
3. Tap "Already a Subscriber? Activate your account."
4. Enter your subscription information and tap "Continue".
5. Verify your subscriber status by entering your address or account number and tap "Continue".
6. Agree to Google Play's Terms of Service and tap "Accept and Subscribe".
7. Once you've enjoyed your digital edition, follow the Online [link] steps below to view recent issues-and every issue since 1888-in the magazine's full archive.

Online

1. If you have already created a digital account (email address/password), please proceed to step 3.
2. Go here to create your account. Once you create your account, login here, click or tap “Link your Subscription,” and follow the instructions to link your subscription. You will need your account number (if your subscription was a gift, please use the account number associated with the gift, not the gift giver).
3. View recent issues—and every issue since 1888—in the magazine’s full archive at archive.nationalgeographic.com. Plus, access articles from our current issue online at nationalgeographic.com/magazine.
4. Log in with your email address and the password you set up to sign in.

National Geographic Traveler

Need help? Call 1-800-895-2068 or email us at natgeotraveler@cdsfulfillment.com

iPad®

1. If you have already created a digital account (email address/password), please proceed to step 3.
2. Go here to create your account. Once you create your account, login here, click or tap “Link your Subscription,” and follow the instructions to link your subscription. You will need your account number (if your subscription was a gift, please use the account number associated with the gift, not the gift giver).
3. Download and install the National Geographic Traveler magazine app from the App Store.
4. Tap the National Geographic Traveler magazine app on your iPad.
5. Tap the "Sign In" button on the upper left corner of the screen.
6. Enter your email address and the password you set up. Forgot your password? Go here and click/tap “Forgot Password?”

Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.

Online + Traveler Online Library

1. If you have already created a digital account (email address/password), please proceed to step 3.
2. Go here to create your account. Once you create your account, login here, click or tap “Link your Subscription,” and follow the instructions to link your subscription. You will need your account number (if your subscription was a gift, please use the account number associated with the gift, not the gift giver).
3. Click here to view recent issues in the online library for National Geographic Traveler.
4.Log in with your email address and the password you set up to sign in.

National Geographic Kids

Need help? Call 1-800-895-2068 or email us at natgeokids@cdsfulfillment.com

iPad®

1. If you have already created a digital account (email address/password), please proceed to step 3.
2. Go here to create your account. Once you create your account, login here, click or tap “Link your Subscription,” and follow the instructions to link your subscription. You will need your account number (if your subscription was a gift, please use the account number associated with the gift, not the gift giver).
3. Download and install the National Geographic Kids magazine app from the App Store.
4. Tap the National Geographic Kids magazine app on your iPad.
5. Tap the "Sign In" button on the upper left corner of the screen.
6. Enter your email address and the password you set up. Forgot your password? Go here and click/tap “Forgot Password?”

Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.

National Geographic History

Online + History Online Library

1. If you have already created a digital account (email address/password), please proceed to step 3.
2. Go here to create your account. Once you create your account, login here, click or tap “Link your Subscription,” and follow the instructions to link your subscription. You will need your account number (if your subscription was a gift, please use the account number associated with the gift, not the gift giver).
3. Click here to view recent issues in the online library for National Geographic History.
4. Log in with your email address and the password you set up to sign in.