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  1. Click here to validate your current subscription and establish your digital account. If you've already set up your digital account, proceed to step two.
  2. Download and install the ESSENCE iPad or iPhone app from the App Store.
  3. The app will download to Newsstand, which is its own icon on the iOS desktop. Tap the Newsstand icon and the ESSENCE app icon will be on the Newsstand shelf.
  4. On iPad, tap the "Sign In" button on the upper left corner of the screen. On iPhone, tap the gear icon on the upper right corner, then tap "Sign In."
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Kindle Fire

  1. On your Kindle, go to the Amazon Newsstand and find ESSENCE magazine.
  2. Tap "Verify your subscription."
  3. Enter your account number, mailing address, or digital account login information.
  4. Tap "Verify."

You will now be able to view and download available issues.

ESSENCE magazine subscriptions cannot be setup on the first generation Kindle Fire.


NOOK Color and NOOK Tablet by Barnes & Noble

  1. Visit barnesandnoble.com and search for ESSENCE. Using your barnesandnoble.com account, order your NOOK™ subscription by tapping or clicking "Subscribe Now."
  2. After you submit your NOOK subscription order, you will receive an email from Barnes & Noble with instructions on how to verify your subscription. Follow the instructions for current subscribers.
  3. You will have 14 days to validate your subscription by entering your subscription account number. If you do not validate your subscription within 14 days, you will be charged for your NOOK order by Barnes & Noble.

The Barnes & Noble NOOK app is available for Windows 8 PC and tablet owners. Click here for more information.

Android Devices via Google Play

  1. Go to the Google Play Store and find ESSENCE magazine.
  2. Tab "Subscribe," and then choose "For current subscribers."
  3. Enter your personal information and tap continue.
  4. Verify your subscriber status by entering your address or account number and tap continue.
  5. Agree to Google Play's Terms of Service and tap Accept & subscribe.

Please visit the Google Play Help Center for more information: http://support.google.com/googleplay

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Kobo™

Kobo is available on iOS, Android, Kobo branded devices, and on the web at Kobo.com.

  1. Go to the Kobo Store on your iOS, Android, or Kobo device or on the web at Kobo.com.
  2. Make sure that you're logged into your Kobo account.
  3. Find ESSENCE magazine.
  4. Enter your ESSENCE account number and click "Submit".

Find your account number on your magazine mailing label or by clicking here to log into ESSENCE Customer Support with your email address and password.

For support call (855) 732-3662 from 8:00AM to 12:00AM EST or email help@kobobooks.com.



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