Digital Subscriptions Frequently Asked Questions

Below, you’ll find answers to frequently asked questions about a Popular Woodworking Magazine (PWM) digital subscription. But in brief, with a digital subscription, you get a DRM-free PDF of each issue of the magazine (there are 7 in a one-year subscription) that is bookmarked and linked for easy navigation (and of course, it includes all the projects, tool reviews, technique instruction and more that you find in the print pages). Plus, all URLs are linked to the Internet, so with one click, you can access Online Extras, visit manufacturers in project supply lists and visit advertiser sites. A PWM digital issue can be accessed on any computer or mobile device that is PDF-enabled.

Digital Subscriptions Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I buy a Popular Woodworking Magazine digital subscription? 
Q: What is a digital subscription?
Q: How do I access my digital issues?
Q: What if I don’t receive an e-mail containing my digital issue?  
Q: How will I know when my digital subscription to Popular Woodworking Magazine expires?
Q:  I already subscribe to Popular Woodworking.  Can I add a digital subscription?
Q: I’m a current subscriber to the print edition with issues remaining and I purchased a digital subscription. What happens to my existing print edition subscription?
Q: What if I have a question about my digital subscription or need to change my e-mail address?
Q: Can I get a Popular Woodworking Magazine subscription on the Kindle?
Q: Can I view my digital subscription on other portable devices?

 



Q: Where can I buy a Popular Woodworking Magazine digital subscription? 

A:  A digital subscription to Popular Woodworking Magazine can be purchased in our store (http://www.shopwoodworking.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=digital+subscription) or by calling 1-877-860-9140.

Q: What is a digital subscription?

A: Digital issues contain the same content as the print magazine, including articles and advertising, all in vivid color. The issues are in an easy-to-search PDF file that works on any device equipped with Acrobat Reader. The issues are compatible with PC and Mac.

Q: How do I access my digital issues?

A:  You will receive your first digital issue in a confirmation email after you place your order. Future issues will be delivered in an email, like the one below, sent to your inbox. To ensure delivery of these emails, please add popularwoodworking@emailcustomerservice.com to your email contacts.

Subject: Delivery Notification: Your August issue is inside



Q: What if I don’t receive an e-mail containing my digital issue?  

A:  Contact customer service (http://www.popularwoodworking.com/customerservice) or call toll-free 1-877-860-9140.

Q: How will I know when my digital subscription to Popular Woodworking Magazine expires?

A:  You can check the expiration date of your digital subscription by visiting our Customer Service page (http://www.popularwoodworking.com/customerservice) or by calling toll-free 1-877-860-9140.  You will also be contacted via mail or e-mail regarding renewal of your digital subscription about two to three issues before your last issue.

Q:  I already subscribe to Popular Woodworking.  Can I add a digital subscription?

A: If you are a current subscriber, you can add a digital subscription for $10 by calling Customer Service at 877-860-9140. Offer Code:  U2DADD

Q: I’m a current subscriber to the print edition with issues remaining and I purchased a digital subscription. What happens to my existing print edition subscription?

A: If you have an existing print edition subscription with issues remaining, you will receive both the print and digital editions of the magazine up until the expiration date of your print edition subscription.  After this, your digital subscription will begin, and you’ll receive only digital issues.

Q: What if I have a question about my digital subscription or need to change my e-mail address?

A:  Contact Customer Service (http://www.popularwoodworking.com/customerservice)  or call toll-free 1-877-860-9140.

Q: Can I get a Popular Woodworking Magazine subscription on the Kindle?

A: The Kindle version of Popular Woodworking is available in the Amazon Newsstand store. (http://www.amazon.com/Popular-Woodworking-Magazine/dp/B007NN9L52/)

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Q: Can I view my digital subscription on other portable devices?

You can view your digital magazine issues on multiple devices, including your computer, Kindle, Nook, iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android, or any other device that supports PDF files. Below are some helpful tips on how to transfer digital issues to your portable device. Note: These instructions are guidelines only. For the most complete instructions, please refer to your owner’s manual or the manufacturer’s website.

Transferring PDF Files via USB for KINDLE

  1. Download the PDF file to your computer that you wish to transfer to your Kindle.
  2. You will need a mini-USB cable to connect your Kindle to a computer.
  3. Plug the larger end of the USB cable into an available USB port or a powered USB hub connected to your computer.
  4. Connect the other end of the USB cable to the USB port located on the bottom of your Kindle.
  5. Once connected via USB, your Kindle will appear as a removable storage device, just like a thumb-drive or external hard drive.
  6. For Windows users this is typically in the Computer or My Computer menu.
  7. For MAC users, the Kindle will appear on the Desktop.
  8. Open the Kindle drive. You will see several folders inside, one of which will be named “Documents.”
  9. Move your downloaded PDF by dragging and dropping it into the Documents folder.
  10. Then eject your Kindle and unplug the USB cable.
  11. Your PDF will appear on the Homescreen of your Kindle.

For more information, visit: http://www.kindle.com/support

Transferring PDF Files via USB for NOOK, NOOK COLOR, & NOOK 1st ED.

  1. Using the microUSB cable provided with your Nook, connect your Nook to your computer.
  2. When you connect your Nook to your personal computer, your Nook will appear as a new removable drive on your personal computer.
  3. Drag the files you want to transfer onto this drive.
  4. To organize the files, open the Nook drive. You’ll see several folders on your Nook. Move your personal files in the My Files folder.
  5. Place the PDF file into the Documents folder.
  6. When you have finished, eject the Nook drive from your personal computer.
  7. Disconnect the Nook microUSB cable.
  8. To view the PDF, press the Quick Nav Button on your Nook and tap on Library.
  9. Open the drop down menu located on the upper left-hand side.
  10. Tap on My Files

NOTE: Nook: 1st Edition owners, please visit http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/nook1-support-beyond-ebooks/379002704/.

Transferring PDF Files via USB for iPAD, iPHONE, & iPOD TOUCH

  1. Download the iBooks app from Apple’s App Store directly onto your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch.
  2. Connect your Apple device to your computer. To launch iTunes.
  3. Then, in iTunes, choose File > Add to Library and select the file.
  4. Select the PDF in the Books pane in iTunes, and then sync your Apple device.
  5. To view your PDF, tap the Collections button located at the top left of your iBooks library.
  6. Eject your Apple device from iTunes.
  7. Select PDFs in the Dropdown menu within your iBooks library.

For more information, please visit: http://support.apple.com/manuals/#ipad / http://support.apple.com/manuals/iphone/ / http://support.apple.com/manuals/#ipodtouch

Transferring PDF Files via USB for KOBO

Windows:

  1. Connect your Kobo to your PC computer using the USB cable.
  2. Tap Connect on your Kobo device screen.
  3. Select ‘Open folder to view files’ on your computer.
  4. A window should open showing the contents of your Kobo.
  5. Drag and drop your PDF into the eReader window.
  6. Eject your Kobo from the computer.

Mac:

  1. Connect your Kobo to your computer using the USB cable.
  2. Tap Connect on your Kobo screen.
  3. On your MAC, open the Finder application.
  4. Select KOBOeReader from your list of devices.
  5. In another Finder window, go to where you stored the PDF you would like to transfer.
  6. Drag and drop your PDF into the eReader window.
  7. Disconnect your Kobo from the computer.

For more information, please visit: http://www.kobobooks.com/touch_user_guides.

Transferring PDF Files via USB for ANDROID DEVICES
If you own an Android supported tablet or smartphone, please refer to the manufacturer’s manual for instructions on how to download and view PDF documents.