The following instructions for accessing digital editions are for buysubscriptions.com customers only, including print subscribers who can gain free access for a limited period.
If you purchased your subscription or issues directly from the Apple or Google Play Store you do not need to log in and your issues should appear automatically. If they do not please see our FAQs.
You will need the email address and password you used to create a buysubscriptions.com account when making your purchase.
Please begin the steps below on your chosen Apple or Android device.
On your chosen device (that you will use to read your magazines) select your brand from the drop down below. This will take you to your App Store to download your app.
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When you have downloaded your magazine App and opened it for the first time you will see the Welcome screen below. Simply tap "I am a subscriber". A second screen will display. Here you will fill in your details and tap login.
You will then be able to download the issues entitled in your subscription by tapping the 'Download' button beneath the issue. Once the issue is downloaded just tap 'Read' to open the issue.
If you already have the App you can locate the login screen from the support menu as indicated below. If you are using an Android device the menu will be located in the top left-hand corner of the screen and for iOS it is the opposite side.
If you are using the ios BBC Top Gear app you simply need to tap the menu in the top right hand corner and then tap ‘Log in’ and fill in your details.
The login screen will appear. Enter the email address and password that you set up on buysubscriptions.com and tap 'Login'. You will then be able to download and enjoy the issues entitled to you as part of your subscription by tapping the 'Download' button beneath the issue. Once the issue is downloaded just tap 'Read' to open the issue.
If you are using the ios BBC Top Gear app you simply need to tap 'Sign in' in the top right hand corner of your screen and complete your details.