After I have purchased my subscription, how do I read my magazines?

If you haven't yet installed the Texture app, you'll need to do that in order to read magazines. After you've downloaded and installed the app, sign in with your Texture account.

How do I add magazines to my library?

After subscribing and downloading the app on any platform, sign in. On iPad®, iPhone®, iPod touch® tap the star on each magazine you would like to add to your favourites.

Is the Texture application available in French?

Yes it is! Please change your settings on your iPad® in French to get the full experience.

What are top stories that are classified as "Early Access"?

Early Access is a special feature of Texture. As a customer of Texture you have exclusive access to these articles before the magazine in which the article appears is available in print or online!

When I try to update my account or billing information for my www.texture.com (US) account, I get redirected to www.textureca as I am currently in Canada. How can I access www.texture.com from here?​

Please use the following links to update your account or billing information.  Please note that the final ‘/‘ in each link is required: https://secure.texture.com/storefront/account/ https://secure.texture.com/storefront/billing/info/ If you are still having difficulties, please Contact Texture Support.

How many magazine issues do I get during my 30-day free trial?

It depends on the magazine and the plan you are on: some magazines are published once a month, some are published twice a month, while others publish every week. You will receive all new issues of the magazine published within the 30-day period. Plus you get access to back issues.

Why can't I see the Texture app on iTunes?

The Texture app is available to users who are 17 or older - please check parental controls on your iPad®, iPhone®, iPod Touch® to confirm your settings support 17+ content access. Settings > General > Restrictions > Apps

Where can I get the Texture app?

Once you've signed up for a plan on the Texture website, visit the appropriate app store from your device to download the Texture app. Use the same log in you used to create your account online and start reading!

Windows® 8 & 10 Quick Start: Select, Download, Open and Read Magazines

Windows 10 devices: Tap or click the three-line icon in the upper-left corner to reveal the app menu. If fullscreen, first swipe down from the top or right-click to reveal window options. Getting Started
  1. Sign up for a free trial at www.texture.ca
  2. Install the Texture app using the Windows Store (found on your Windows 8 & 10 device)
  3. Run and sign in to the Texture app with the email address and password created in step
  4. The first screen you will see is your Personal Library. If you purchased a single magazine issue or subscription, you will see it in your Personal Library. If you have an Unlimited Plan, this screen will start out empty. Choose "Your library is empty. Click me to go to the catalog." to select the magazines in the Unlimited plan you are interested in.
Settings Tablet PC
Sign Out, Edit Account, Notifications (email), Usage (storage), Permissions (system notifications) Swipe left from the right side of the screen > Tap action to select setting Hover the mouse cursor at the top-right or bottom-right edge of the screen
Using the Catalog Tablet PC
View more or fewer magazine titles Pinch to zoom out or in Touchpad pinch to zoom out or in
Scroll through the list of titles Swipe left and right Touchpad swipe left and right with two fingers, arrow left and right keys, mouse wheel, or left-click and drag the scrollbar at the bottom of the page
Select a title to show up in your Personal Library Tap to select on or off > Go to the Personal Library Click to select on or off > Go to the Personal Library
Go to the Library Swipe down from above or up from below the edge of the screen > tap "Library" icon or tap red "<" icon, top left of the screen Right-click off magazine cover > "Library" or click "<", top left of the screen
Using the Personal Library Tablet PC
View more or fewer magazine covers Pinch to zoom out or in Touchpad pinch to zoom out or in
Scroll through the list of magazines covers Swipe left and right Touchpad swipe left and right with two fingers, arrow left and right keys, mouse wheel, or click and drag the scrollbar at the bottom of the page
Read the most recent magazine issue Tap on the cover Click on the cover
Read old issues Tap on the magazine title text to go to the Stack of Back Issues for that magazine title Click on the magazine title text to go to the Stack of Back Issues for that magazine title
Pin to Start, Autoload New Issues, Save Latest Issue Swipe up or down across magazine > Tap to select action Right-click on magazine cover > Click to select action
Sort by Title Swipe down from above or up from below the edge of the screen > Select "az" icon to sort by title Right-click on magazine cover > Click "az" icon to sort by title
Go to the Catalog Swipe down from above or up from below the edge of the screen > tap "Catalog" icon Right-click off magazine cover > Click "Catalog" icon
Using the Stack of Back Issues Tablet PC
Scroll through the list of issues Swipe left and right Touchpad swipe left and right with two fingers, arrow left and right keys, mouse wheel, or click and drag the scrollbar at the bottom of the page
Save an issue to read later Swipe up or down across magazine > Tap "Save" icon Right-click on magazine cover > Click "Save"
Remove a saved issue Swipe up or down across magazine > Tap "Remove" icon Right-click on magazine cover > Click "Remove"
Pin to Start, Autoload New Issues Swipe from above or below the edge of the screen > Tap action Right-click off cover > Click action
Go back to the Personal Library Tap red "<" icon, top left of the screen Click red "<" icon, top left of the screen
Reading an Issue Tablet PC
Browse through pages Swipe left and right or Tap to the right or left of the page Click to the right and left of the page or arrow left and right keys
Toggle Section Wheel and Carousel To show the Carousel swipe down from the top edge of the screen, to hide it swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen Right-click anywhere
Zoom Tap the magnifying glass icon Click the magnifying glass icon
Pan while Zoomed Swipe in any direction Touchpad swipe left and right with two fingers or use the up, down, left and right cursor keys
Go back to the Personal Library Swipe from above or below the edge of the screen > Tap "<", top left of the screen Right-click anywhere > Click "<", top left of the screen
Starting and Stopping the App Tablet PC
Task Switch (e.g. back from the Internet Explorer or Web Browser) Swipe to the right from the left edge of the screen > Select Texture app Hover the mouse cursor at the top-left or bottom-left edge of the screen > Select Texture app
Close the App Drag from the top edge to the bottom edge of the screen Click the top edge and drag down to the bottom of the page