How to Access Digital Editions

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iPad®, iPhone®

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 magazine app from the App Store.
4. Tap the National Geographic magazine 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.

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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.