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National Geographic Magazine

By National Geographic


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**PLEASE NOTE, the National Geographic digital edition will no longer be available for iPhone 4 devices as of the January 2017 issue. If this impacts access to your digital subscription and you cannot or do not wish to access your subscription via another Apple device, you can request a refund for the remainder of your subscription by contacting Apple Support via the following link:

**If you purchased a subscription directly through National Geographic, please contact magazine customer service at 1-800-895-2068.

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.

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What's New in Version 2.5.2

General bug fixes and optimizations for iOS10


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Customer Reviews

iPhone version of the app is useless.

I usually use the iPad version of the app and it is fantastic. However, I needed to get my Nat Geo fix while my wife was out of town with the iPad so I just downloaded the iPhone version of the app and read the September issue. When I went to go to my library to start the October issue, I found there is no way for me to get back to the library from within the issue. I tried swiping up, down, left right, I clicked on all the things to click and there appears to be no way back. Could you please fix this omission the next time you update the app for iPhone. As it is now the iPhone app is functionally incomplete and pretty well useless. To read more than one issue, I had to delete the entire app and re-download it so that I could actually get to the library and switch issues. Totally frustrating and what a complete waste of my time. I sent this message to N GM’s customer service got an automated reply that was very generic and bland. Very doubtful that this will be fixed. :-(

Not bad; needs some polish

Overall, this is a decent app. It allows you to view the full content of the magazine (along with some cool videos) on your mobile device, and I haven't had any issues with crashes or bugs.

However, there are a couple little features that are missing that would definitely improve the app. When you switch apps or swipe from one article in the other (which can happen very easily on accident), it will jump you back to the top of the article; meaning you have to hunt your way back to where you were like a nesting sea turtle ;). I would also like to be able to view articles in landscape view; that or another way to maximize/zoom gallery photos. Photography is the strongest feature of the magazine, and it's hard to appreciate it fully when the photos are so small.

Very disappointed

I have been subscribing for many years. On last February I subscribed for a year. However the apps froze and I had to delete and download the apps again. However I couldn't restore purchases nor download latest edition. I had tried any solutions method available on their site and others available on the internet. But the problem was nit solved. It seems that the apps doesn't recognize me as a subscriber.

I had mail their customer service team for about ten times. They kept giving same reply and excuses. Once they asked me, my iTunes ID and proof of subscription to restore my account which I replied already but after that nothing happen and when I send back email, I kept going back to square one.

Not to mention that NG customer service team and Apple iTune service passing and tossing me around like ball for weeks. The problem is still not solved

National Geographic Magazine
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  • Category: News
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  • Version: 2.5.2
  • Size: 27.4 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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