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National Geographic Magazine

By National Geographic Society


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Ranked best among newsstand apps for 2012 by Apple. National Geographic magazine is available on iPhone and iPad. Subscribe once and get National Geographic magazine on both devices. Existing print and digital subscribers get complimentary access to both editions.

Here are details on our subscription* offers:
Annual subscription: $19.99 (12 issues)
Monthly subscription: $1.99/month (1 issue)
Single issues: $4.99/issue
Back issues of National Geographic magazine for iPad start with our February 2011 issue and November 2012 for iPhone.

• Payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase.
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• Account will be charged for renewal within 24hours of the end of the current period, and the cost of the renewal will be provided.
• Subscriptions may be managed by the user. Auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user’s iTunes Account Settings after purchase.
• No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period.
• Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication.
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About the National Geographic Society
The National Geographic Society has been inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888. It is one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Its interests include geography, archaeology, and natural science, and the promotion of environmental and historical conservation.

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Customer Reviews

Error & Needs Modernization

January issue shows 'Error' and can't download, App support says contact Apple and doesn't provide a contact section (I know how to find that, and will, but for the money on a subscription, this app needs improvements so I will comment here anyway).

For an iPad app from such a notable magazine I would very much like to see a more stylish and friendly app of Zine or Flipboard design, and certainly support for portrait mode! Please update this app with the improvements that a magazine as quality as National Geographic deserves, thanks!

Format of NG digital version on iPad

Note to subscribers,
NG digital is great if used on iPad but it is a big downer for it supports only landscape format, that is holding the iPad horizontally (great to view the NG photos). You can not view the magazine on portrait format which is better for plain text reading (as you would normally do when handling a magazine in your hands), that is holding the iPad vertically.
Also, Dear God forbids you have to cancel the subscription, OMG. They give you the turns of your life thru e-mails. If you dare to call to their 800 number, the make you wait, wait and wait, listen to their horrible elevator music, after 35 min on line waiting, some dumb as picks the phone and cuts the line! Really guys? How many callers you get standing in line on a wendsday afternoon at a supper hour of 17h20pm? Really?

January 2015 error

Although my annual subscription ends in April 2016, i can't download the January 2015 issue of National Geographic Magazine. It shows a ERROR button instead of a DOWNLOAD button.

Hope that there is a solution to this problem!

Thanks in advance

National Geographic Magazine
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
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  • Category: News
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  • Version: 2.5.1
  • Size: 14.3 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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