Frequently Asked Questions
I purchased my subscription in the app. Do I get access to issues on the website?
Apple customers have access to issues on an Apple device app, while Google Play customers have access to issues on an Android device app. Neither Google Play nor Apple offer access to ScientificAmerican.com.
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I have questions about a subscription or single copy purchased within the app.
Customers who have made in-app purchases that need assistance should contact the support desk of Apple (iTunes) or Google Play, depending on whom you purchased from.
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I purchased a subscription in the app through Apple or Googleplay. Can I use a different device?
Unfortunately, subscriptions purchased from iTunes will only work in Apple devices. Similarly, if you purchased your subscription from GooglePlay, then your app will only work in Android devices.
Only subscriptions purchased from Scientific American directly will allow you to access content on our apps, no matter what device you are using.
How do I cancel my App-only subscription?
Your subscription will automatically renew until you cancel it through your Apple or GooglePlay account.
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