How many devices will my subscription support?

Texture allows the use of five devices per account. Perfect to share with your family.

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.

Does your service work on the Nook, Touchpad or Playbook?​

No.  To run Texture on your tablet, your device must support the following: - iPad, iPad2, iPad3, iPad4, iPad Air and iPad mini running iOS 5.0.1 or higher - iPhone 3GS and higher - iPod Touch 3rd generation and higher - Android™ OS 3.1 and higher

Android™: My device meets the requirements for Texture but Google Play says my device is not supported. How do I get Texture for my tablet?​​

If your device meets the minimum requirements to run Texture but your device is identified as not being supported in Google Play, there may be specific technical reasons why your device was currently not listed.  For example, it has been found that some devices may in certain circumstances be more prone to presenting a "Please Wait" message or a "Force Close" message or other technical difficulties that may not provide an optimum user experience. However, Texture is making the app available for side loading to provide users an opportunity to try Texture on their device.  It is important to note, that you may encounter some technical difficulties if your device was one that was not identified to be supported / compatible via Google Play. The performance of the Texture app on such devices may not be ideal.  If you are prompted to "Force Close" or "Wait" during use, please choose "Wait".  This will allow the device the required time to process all the requests and to launch the application and/or magazine.   To minimize these messages: - Download magazines fully before reading - Download one magazine at a time - Do not perform other tasks in other Android apps in the background, such as video streaming or downloading data. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working to improve the app on these devices. In order to install the Texture application from this location onto your Android device, you will need to change one setting on your device to allow non-Google Play application installations. Please perform the following steps: - Click the Settings button or go to: Android Applications Grid > Settings - On Android 4.0 and higher / Ice Cream Sandwich / Jelly Bean / Kitkat / Lollipop, choose "Security" - Check the box that enables "Unknown sources: Allow installation of non-Google Play apps" or “installation of apps from unknown sources”. If you do not see this option, it has been disabled on your device, possibly by your carrier, and you will not be able to install the Texture app. - Exit Settings Get App Here Note: If you are unable to download the Texture App using your web browser, you may have a 3rd party application intercepting downloads of .apk files.  If this is the case, there are two possible solutions: - Email the Texture.apk installer to yourself and open the email using a dedicated email application (not the web browser) - Uninstall the interfering 3rd party application at: Android Settings > Apps / Applications > Manage Applications > Uninstall

How can I sort titles in the library?

iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®: In the Categories page, you can sort by Title Name (A - Z), Newest First, Category, Recently Opened and Downloaded. Android™: From the My Favorites, Categories or Downloaded pages: tap the vertical ellipses icon in the top right, then Sort By. You can sort by Title Name (A - Z), Newest First, Recently Opened or Latest Downloaded.

How can I read my magazines offline?

You can read magazines offline by following these steps in advance, while you have an internet connection:
  • Sign into the Texture app
  • Download the magazines you want to read later:
  • For iPad® tap "···" or press and hold on the cover of the issue, then choose "Download Issue"
  • For iPhone® and iPod® touch, swipe left and tap "···" or press and hold on the cover of the issue, then choose "Download Issue"
  • For Android™, tap on the download button in the lower-right corner of the thumbnail image of the issue you wish to read offline
  • The magazine will then complete downloading and be permanently saved on your tablet, until you remove it.
  • Do not log out of the app
  • When you're offline go to the app to read the magazines you have downloaded

How do I free up space on my tablet taken up by the Texture app?

iPad®: You can reduce the storage allocated to Texture by tapping 'Settings' at the Texture app menu (lower right) > Storage > Use less space, Standard use (recommended), Use more space, and Use maximum space. You can also choose Usage > “Delete Issues”. Lastly, you can delete individual magazines by tapping "···" or pressing and holding the cover of the issue, then choosing "Delete Issue" iPhone® and iPod touch®: You can reduce the storage allocated to Texture by tapping 'Settings' at the Texture app menu (lower right) > Storage > Use less space, Standard use (recommended), Use more space, and Use maximum space. You can also choose Usage > “Delete Issues”. Lastly, you can delete individual magazines by swiping left and tapping "···" or pressing and holding the cover of the issue, then choosing "Delete Issue" Android™: You can reduce the storage allocated to Texture by tapping 'Settings' in the top navigation bar >  Maximum Storage > “Select maximum storage app can use” > 25% or 10%

How do I know if I've downloaded a magazine?

When a magazine has been downloaded, you will see a pink bar at the bottom of the magazine cover in your library. If the bar goes all the way across the magazine, this means that the magazine has been fully downloaded. If the bar does not extend to the end, it isn’t finished yet.

How do I turn on/off email/tablet notifications of new issues?

iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®: In the Settings page, tap Notifications. then tap the slider icon to the right of Email and/or Push Notifications to turn on or off.   Android™: In the Settings page, tap the slider icon to the right of Email Notifications and/or Device Notifications to turn on or off. If your device is running Android Lollipop (5.0 or 5.1), you may also need to enable device notifications in Android Settings > Apps > Texture

How do I delete just one issue from my device?

iPad®:
  • Tap "···" or press and hold on the cover of the issue, then choose Delete Issue"
iPhone® and iPod touch®:
  • swipe left and tap "···" or press and hold on the cover of the issue, then choose Delete Issue"
Android™:
  • Tap the circled 'x' under the issue you want to delete. Or, long press the issue until it's selected (blue framed), then tap the trash icon inthe top-right.

How large are magazine issue downloads?

The size of each issue changes by title and month, and some months have double issues. In general magazines usually occupy from 40MB to 800MB, although they are growing in size as publishers increase their complexity and features.

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.

If I start downloading a magazine and then close the app, will the download continue?

iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®: The app must be open in the foreground to continue downloading. If it is not, the device's operating system may allow downloading to continue only for a few more minutes. Android™: If the app is running in the background, the magazines will continue to be downloaded. However, if you completely exit the app (using Android Settings > Apps > Force Stop), downloading will stop. To restart the download on a specific magazine, you will need to start the app again and select the magazine from your library to restart the download.

If I tap to read a magazine, I sometimes see pages not loading (only the Texture icon), will they eventually be available?

iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®: Yes, if you only see the Texture icon, it usually means that the page you selected may not have fully downloaded. A quick solution to reload the page is to swipe a few pages away and then come back to the page. If the page still does not load, please delete the issue and try downloading again. Please make sure your internet connection is stable before attempting to re-download the issue. Tips: - Press the menu icon [...] on the cover of each issue and select "Download Issue" to download the issue fully before opening it. This will minimize "Page Missing" errors - The speed of the download depends on your Internet connection and the size of the magazine or page you selected Android™: Yes, if you see the message "Downloading page", it means that the page you selected is still downloading. The speed of the download depends on your Internet connection and the size of the magazine or page you selected.

If I use the same account for multiple tablets, will my settings in one tablet affect settings in the other? For example, if I “remove all” magazines on one tablet, will the content be removed on my other device the next time I sync/log in?

Yes, magazine selections will sync across multiple devices. If you change selections to adjust the titles you display in your library on one device, using the same account on another device will also see these changes if you tap the "refresh" button or log out and back into the app. Please note that downloads do not sync across devices.

Once I've started to download a magazine and I see the pink progress bar moving, can I cancel the download before it finishes?

iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®: In the My Library or Categories page, tap "···", then tap "Stop Downloading Issue". Android™: From the magazine title page, tap the pause icon below the thumbnail image of the issue.

Swiping to new pages can be slow or unresponsive, what can I do?

If you notice that swiping is unresponsive, the magazine download is likely occurring while you are reading. You may either continue reading or give the magazine a few minutes to download completely, then try again.

iPad®: Is there retina screen support?

Many of our most popular titles are available in "retina" resolution, and we are in the process of adding others. You'll continue to see more and more interactive magazines with retina quality in our catalog.

Swiping to new pages can be slow or unresponsive, what can I do?

If you notice that swiping is unresponsive, the magazine download is likely occurring while you are reading. You may either continue reading or give the magazine a few minutes to download completely, then try again.

The thumbnails in the page carousel and index are blank, why?

The app will try to display the cover page as soon as possible and then progress to display the thumbnails. Depending on your connectivity speed, this initial download may take 5-15 seconds or more.

iPad®: Is there retina screen support?

Many of our most popular titles are available in "retina" resolution, and we are in the process of adding others. You'll continue to see more and more interactive magazines with retina quality in our catalog.

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

What devices are supported by the Texture app?

iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®: The current version of Texture requires iOS version 7 and higher. Users with iOS version 5 and 6, will receive Version 3 of Texture. To find out which version of iOS you have, browse to your iPad, iPhone or iPod’s Settings > General > About > Version Android™: Texture supports Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and higher on tablets 7"" or larger. Texture is compatible with most phones which run Android 4.0 and up. (Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, Kitkat, Lollipop, Marshmallow) To find out which version of the Android OS you have, browse to Android Settings > About > Android version Amazon Kindle Fire™: Texture supports Kindle Fire running OS4 and OS5.

Is Texture available for Android™ Mobile Phones?

Texture is compatible with most phones which run Android 4.0 and up. (Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, Kitkat, Lollipop) See our Android Phone User Guide.

My device meets the requirements for Texture but Google Play says my device is not supported. How do I get Texture for my tablet?

If your device meets the minimum requirements to run Texture but your device is identified as not being supported in Google Play, there may be specific technical reasons why your device was currently not listed.  For example, it has been found that some devices may in certain circumstances be more prone to presenting a "Please Wait" message or a "Force Close" message or other technical difficulties that may not provide an optimum user experience. However, Texture is making the app available for side loading to provide users an opportunity to try Texture on their device.  It is important to note, that you may encounter some technical difficulties if your device was one that was not identified to be supported / compatible via Google Play. The performance of the Texture app on such devices may not be ideal.  If you are prompted to "Force Close" or "Wait" during use, please choose "Wait".  This will allow the device the required time to process all the requests and to launch the application and/or magazine.   To minimize these messages: - Download magazines fully before reading - Download one magazine at a time - Do not perform other tasks in other Android apps in the background, such as video streaming or downloading data. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working to improve the app on these devices. In order to install the Texture application from this location onto your Android device, you will need to change one setting on your device to allow non-Google Play application installations. Please perform the following steps: - Click the Settings button or go to: Android Applications Grid > Settings - On Android 4.0 and higher / Ice Cream Sandwich / Jelly Bean / Kitkat / Lollipop, choose "Security" - Check the box that enables "Unknown sources: Allow installation of non-Google Play apps" or “installation of apps from unknown sources”. If you do not see this option, it has been disabled on your device, possibly by your carrier, and you will not be able to install the Texture app. - Exit Settings Get App Here Note: If you are unable to download the Texture App using your web browser, you may have a 3rd party application intercepting downloads of .apk files.  If this is the case, there are two possible solutions: - Email the Texture.apk installer to yourself and open the email using a dedicated email application (not the web browser) - Uninstall the interfering 3rd party application at: Android Settings > Apps / Applications > Manage Applications > Uninstall

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!

Getting Started

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!

Why is Texture no longer available on Windows?

Texture is an all-access pass to the world's best magazines. To keep things working smoothly, older versions of the app sometimes need to be retired. As of June 30th, 2018, the Texture Windows app is no longer available. Texture will continue to be available on iPhone, iPad, Android phones, Android tablets and Fire HD tablets.

Is Texture available on desktop?

We do not have a desktop app, however you still have full access to Texture on iPhone, iPad, Android phones, Android tablets and Fire HD tablets. You'll find additional features on these platforms such as bookmarking, featured stories, search, and more.

Managing Library, Storage & Downloading

How can I sort titles in the library?

iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®: In the Categories page, you can sort by Title Name (A - Z), Newest First, Category, Recently Opened and Downloaded. Android™: From the My Favorites, Categories or Downloaded pages: tap the vertical ellipses icon in the top right, then Sort By. You can sort by Title Name (A - Z), Newest First, Recently Opened or Latest Downloaded.

How can I read my magazines offline?

You can read magazines offline by following these steps in advance, while you have an internet connection:
  • Sign into the Texture app
  • Download the magazines you want to read later:
  • For iPad® tap "···" or press and hold on the cover of the issue, then choose "Download Issue"
  • For iPhone® and iPod® touch, swipe left and tap "···" or press and hold on the cover of the issue, then choose "Download Issue"
  • For Android™, tap on the download button in the lower-right corner of the thumbnail image of the issue you wish to read offline
  • The magazine will then complete downloading and be permanently saved on your tablet, until you remove it.
  • Do not log out of the app
  • When you're offline go to the app to read the magazines you have downloaded

How do I free up space on my tablet taken up by the Texture app?

iPad®: You can reduce the storage allocated to Texture by tapping 'Settings' at the Texture app menu (lower right) > Storage > Use less space, Standard use (recommended), Use more space, and Use maximum space. You can also choose Usage > “Delete Issues”. Lastly, you can delete individual magazines by tapping "···" or pressing and holding the cover of the issue, then choosing "Delete Issue" iPhone® and iPod touch®: You can reduce the storage allocated to Texture by tapping 'Settings' at the Texture app menu (lower right) > Storage > Use less space, Standard use (recommended), Use more space, and Use maximum space. You can also choose Usage > “Delete Issues”. Lastly, you can delete individual magazines by swiping left and tapping "···" or pressing and holding the cover of the issue, then choosing "Delete Issue" Android™: You can reduce the storage allocated to Texture by tapping 'Settings' in the top navigation bar >  Maximum Storage > “Select maximum storage app can use” > 25% or 10%

How do I know if I've downloaded a magazine?

When a magazine has been downloaded, you will see a pink bar at the bottom of the magazine cover in your library. If the bar goes all the way across the magazine, this means that the magazine has been fully downloaded. If the bar does not extend to the end, it isn’t finished yet.

How do I turn on/off email/tablet notifications of new issues?

iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®: In the Settings page, tap Notifications. then tap the slider icon to the right of Email and/or Push Notifications to turn on or off.   Android™: In the Settings page, tap the slider icon to the right of Email Notifications and/or Device Notifications to turn on or off. If your device is running Android Lollipop (5.0 or 5.1), you may also need to enable device notifications in Android Settings > Apps > Texture

How do I delete just one issue from my device?

iPad®:
  • Tap "···" or press and hold on the cover of the issue, then choose Delete Issue"
iPhone® and iPod touch®:
  • swipe left and tap "···" or press and hold on the cover of the issue, then choose Delete Issue"
Android™:
  • Tap the circled 'x' under the issue you want to delete. Or, long press the issue until it's selected (blue framed), then tap the trash icon inthe top-right.

How large are magazine issue downloads?

The size of each issue changes by title and month, and some months have double issues. In general magazines usually occupy from 40MB to 800MB, although they are growing in size as publishers increase their complexity and features.

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.

If I start downloading a magazine and then close the app, will the download continue?

iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®: The app must be open in the foreground to continue downloading. If it is not, the device's operating system may allow downloading to continue only for a few more minutes. Android™: If the app is running in the background, the magazines will continue to be downloaded. However, if you completely exit the app (using Android Settings > Apps > Force Stop), downloading will stop. To restart the download on a specific magazine, you will need to start the app again and select the magazine from your library to restart the download.

If I tap to read a magazine, I sometimes see pages not loading (only the Texture icon), will they eventually be available?

iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®: Yes, if you only see the Texture icon, it usually means that the page you selected may not have fully downloaded. A quick solution to reload the page is to swipe a few pages away and then come back to the page. If the page still does not load, please delete the issue and try downloading again. Please make sure your internet connection is stable before attempting to re-download the issue. Tips: - Press the menu icon [...] on the cover of each issue and select "Download Issue" to download the issue fully before opening it. This will minimize "Page Missing" errors - The speed of the download depends on your Internet connection and the size of the magazine or page you selected Android™: Yes, if you see the message "Downloading page", it means that the page you selected is still downloading. The speed of the download depends on your Internet connection and the size of the magazine or page you selected.

If I use the same account for multiple tablets, will my settings in one tablet affect settings in the other? For example, if I “remove all” magazines on one tablet, will the content be removed on my other device the next time I sync/log in?

Yes, magazine selections will sync across multiple devices. If you change selections to adjust the titles you display in your library on one device, using the same account on another device will also see these changes if you tap the "refresh" button or log out and back into the app. Please note that downloads do not sync across devices.

Once I've started to download a magazine and I see the pink progress bar moving, can I cancel the download before it finishes?

iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®: In the My Library or Categories page, tap "···", then tap "Stop Downloading Issue". Android™: From the magazine title page, tap the pause icon below the thumbnail image of the issue.

Swiping to new pages can be slow or unresponsive, what can I do?

If you notice that swiping is unresponsive, the magazine download is likely occurring while you are reading. You may either continue reading or give the magazine a few minutes to download completely, then try again.

Swiping to new pages can be slow or unresponsive, what can I do?

If you notice that swiping is unresponsive, the magazine download is likely occurring while you are reading. You may either continue reading or give the magazine a few minutes to download completely, then try again.

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!

Reading Magazines

iPad®: Is there retina screen support?

Many of our most popular titles are available in "retina" resolution, and we are in the process of adding others. You'll continue to see more and more interactive magazines with retina quality in our catalog.

Swiping to new pages can be slow or unresponsive, what can I do?

If you notice that swiping is unresponsive, the magazine download is likely occurring while you are reading. You may either continue reading or give the magazine a few minutes to download completely, then try again.

The thumbnails in the page carousel and index are blank, why?

The app will try to display the cover page as soon as possible and then progress to display the thumbnails. Depending on your connectivity speed, this initial download may take 5-15 seconds or more.

iPad®: Is there retina screen support?

Many of our most popular titles are available in "retina" resolution, and we are in the process of adding others. You'll continue to see more and more interactive magazines with retina quality in our catalog.

Supported Devices

How many devices will my subscription support?

Texture allows the use of five devices per account. Perfect to share with your family.

Does your service work on the Nook, Touchpad or Playbook?​

No.  To run Texture on your tablet, your device must support the following: - iPad, iPad2, iPad3, iPad4, iPad Air and iPad mini running iOS 5.0.1 or higher - iPhone 3GS and higher - iPod Touch 3rd generation and higher - Android™ OS 3.1 and higher

Android™: My device meets the requirements for Texture but Google Play says my device is not supported. How do I get Texture for my tablet?​​

If your device meets the minimum requirements to run Texture but your device is identified as not being supported in Google Play, there may be specific technical reasons why your device was currently not listed.  For example, it has been found that some devices may in certain circumstances be more prone to presenting a "Please Wait" message or a "Force Close" message or other technical difficulties that may not provide an optimum user experience. However, Texture is making the app available for side loading to provide users an opportunity to try Texture on their device.  It is important to note, that you may encounter some technical difficulties if your device was one that was not identified to be supported / compatible via Google Play. The performance of the Texture app on such devices may not be ideal.  If you are prompted to "Force Close" or "Wait" during use, please choose "Wait".  This will allow the device the required time to process all the requests and to launch the application and/or magazine.   To minimize these messages: - Download magazines fully before reading - Download one magazine at a time - Do not perform other tasks in other Android apps in the background, such as video streaming or downloading data. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working to improve the app on these devices. In order to install the Texture application from this location onto your Android device, you will need to change one setting on your device to allow non-Google Play application installations. Please perform the following steps: - Click the Settings button or go to: Android Applications Grid > Settings - On Android 4.0 and higher / Ice Cream Sandwich / Jelly Bean / Kitkat / Lollipop, choose "Security" - Check the box that enables "Unknown sources: Allow installation of non-Google Play apps" or “installation of apps from unknown sources”. If you do not see this option, it has been disabled on your device, possibly by your carrier, and you will not be able to install the Texture app. - Exit Settings Get App Here Note: If you are unable to download the Texture App using your web browser, you may have a 3rd party application intercepting downloads of .apk files.  If this is the case, there are two possible solutions: - Email the Texture.apk installer to yourself and open the email using a dedicated email application (not the web browser) - Uninstall the interfering 3rd party application at: Android Settings > Apps / Applications > Manage Applications > Uninstall

What devices are supported by the Texture app?

iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®: The current version of Texture requires iOS version 7 and higher. Users with iOS version 5 and 6, will receive Version 3 of Texture. To find out which version of iOS you have, browse to your iPad, iPhone or iPod’s Settings > General > About > Version Android™: Texture supports Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and higher on tablets 7"" or larger. Texture is compatible with most phones which run Android 4.0 and up. (Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, Kitkat, Lollipop, Marshmallow) To find out which version of the Android OS you have, browse to Android Settings > About > Android version Amazon Kindle Fire™: Texture supports Kindle Fire running OS4 and OS5.

Is Texture available for Android™ Mobile Phones?

Texture is compatible with most phones which run Android 4.0 and up. (Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, Kitkat, Lollipop) See our Android Phone User Guide.

My device meets the requirements for Texture but Google Play says my device is not supported. How do I get Texture for my tablet?

If your device meets the minimum requirements to run Texture but your device is identified as not being supported in Google Play, there may be specific technical reasons why your device was currently not listed.  For example, it has been found that some devices may in certain circumstances be more prone to presenting a "Please Wait" message or a "Force Close" message or other technical difficulties that may not provide an optimum user experience. However, Texture is making the app available for side loading to provide users an opportunity to try Texture on their device.  It is important to note, that you may encounter some technical difficulties if your device was one that was not identified to be supported / compatible via Google Play. The performance of the Texture app on such devices may not be ideal.  If you are prompted to "Force Close" or "Wait" during use, please choose "Wait".  This will allow the device the required time to process all the requests and to launch the application and/or magazine.   To minimize these messages: - Download magazines fully before reading - Download one magazine at a time - Do not perform other tasks in other Android apps in the background, such as video streaming or downloading data. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working to improve the app on these devices. In order to install the Texture application from this location onto your Android device, you will need to change one setting on your device to allow non-Google Play application installations. Please perform the following steps: - Click the Settings button or go to: Android Applications Grid > Settings - On Android 4.0 and higher / Ice Cream Sandwich / Jelly Bean / Kitkat / Lollipop, choose "Security" - Check the box that enables "Unknown sources: Allow installation of non-Google Play apps" or “installation of apps from unknown sources”. If you do not see this option, it has been disabled on your device, possibly by your carrier, and you will not be able to install the Texture app. - Exit Settings Get App Here Note: If you are unable to download the Texture App using your web browser, you may have a 3rd party application intercepting downloads of .apk files.  If this is the case, there are two possible solutions: - Email the Texture.apk installer to yourself and open the email using a dedicated email application (not the web browser) - Uninstall the interfering 3rd party application at: Android Settings > Apps / Applications > Manage Applications > Uninstall