How to use our Digital Magazines

Many of our bookazines are now available as digital editions. Here you can find more information about how these are purchased, downloaded and viewed on iOS or Android devices, as well as on a desktop or laptop computer.

Step 1 – Find Publication to Download

  • Open the BDM Publications website on your phone or tablet.
  • You can find a publication to download digitally by viewing our Digital Editions page.
  • You can also simply open the App Store or Google Play store on your device and search for “BDM Guides” to find the apps.

Step 2 – Select a Version

  • Click the relevant button for your iOS or Android device (App Store or Google Play store).

Step 3 – Install the BDM App

  • The App Store or Google Play Store will now open, with the relevant app displayed.
  • Tap the Install button to add the app to your device.
  • Once installed, launch the app.

Step 4 – Purchase Publication

  • Find the publication you want in the app, and tap the price button to begin the payment process.
  • complete the form and the publication will be downloaded and added to the app.
  • You can now tap the cover image to open the publication in the reader.

Step 1 – Find Publication to Download

  • You can find a publication to download digitally by viewing our Digital Editions page.
  • Click the Pocketmags link.

Step 2 – Go to Pocketmags.com

  • Clicking the button will take you to the Pocketmags website, with the publication displayed.
  • You can then read more about the publication.
  • Click the “Add to Cart” button.

Step 3 – Login / Register

  • First-time users will need to complete a short registration process to create an account on Pocketmags.
  • If you’ve previously registered, you will just need to log in.
  • Follow the instructions to complete the purchase.

Step 4 – Access the Publication

  • Click the My Library button at the top of the page.
  • Your most recent purchases will be shown at the top in ‘Recently Added’ or your full library will be shown below.
  • Click on the cover of an issue to start reading.

 

Step 5 – Read on Mobile

  • Once you have purchased a digital magazine online, you can access it through the Pocketmags app on either Android or iOS.
  • Download the app on your device, sign in to your account, tap the menu button and select “Restore Purchases”

 

Step 1 – Find Publication to Download

  • You can find a publication to download digitally by viewing our Digital Editions page.
  • Not all of our titles are available to download digitally, but more and more are being added weekly.
  • Click the Zinio button.

Step 2 – Go to Zinio.com

  • Clicking the Zinio button will take you to the Zinio.com website, with the publication displayed.
  • You can then read more about the publication.
  • Click the “Buy Issue” button.

Step 3 – Login

  • You will need to log in to Zinio to complete the purchase.
  • First-time users will need to complete a short registration process.

Step 4 – Complete Purchase

  • Complete the form and the publication will be downloaded and added to your library.
  • You can now tap the cover image to open the publication in a reader.

Step 5 – Read on Mobile

  • Once you have purchased a digital magazine online, you can access it through the Zinio app on either Android or iOS.
  • Download the app on your device, sign in to your account, tap the menu button and find your purchase.