Frequently asked questions about the Future Farming app

All your questions about the Future Farming app are answered here. It’s free.

How do I download issues?

If you are a subscriber with app access, make sure you are logged in to the app first. Once logged in, simply tap on the image of any issue with ‘Download’ on the cover and follow the prompts. If you are not a subscriber, you can purchase single issues by tapping on the cover and following the prompts.

Can I keep copies of Future Farming on my tablet or mobile?

Yes, once you have downloaded an issue of Future Farming, it will remain in the app. All downloaded issues will appear in the ‘Downloaded’ section for you to read later. To get to this section, tap on the Dashboard icon in the top left corner of the issue library, then tap ‘Downloaded’.

Can I read Future Farming when I am not connected to the internet?

Your device will need to have an internet connection to download new issues but, once downloaded, you can read them without an internet connection.

Why can’t I download the latest issue?

If you cannot download the latest issue it may be that your device is not connected to the internet. Check that Wi-Fi is enabled and that your device is not in airplane mode before downloading. We recommend you only download issues of Future Farming when connected to Wi-Fi to avoid slow downloads or data charge.

How do I archive issues from my device?

To archive issues you no longer want saved to your device storage, simply open the issue you want to archive and tap on the Options icon that appears as three vertical dots in the top right corner of the screen. Click on ‘Thumbnails’, then ‘Archive’ on the bottom of the screen and follow the prompts.
You can also archive an edition from the main storefront, simply long hold on the edition you want to archive and follow the prompts.

How do I find the articles I want to read?

When you open an issue from the issue library, tap the Menu icon to open a contents list on the left-hand side of the screen. Select a section to browse the articles in that particular section.

Can I perform a word search within an issue?

Yes, you can now search for specific words or phrases within a given issue. To do this, simple tap the Options icon that appears as three vertical dots in the top right hand corner of the screen. When reading an issue, tap ‘Search’ and enter the word or phrase you’re looking for. From the list of results, tap the article you want to read. To go back to the search results, simply tap ‘Search’ again. Searches can only be performed in one issue at a time.

Can I change the text size and brightness of the articles?

Yes, you can change how Future Farming appears in the app by tapping the Settings icon when in the issue library.

Can I share articles with my friends?

To share articles with your friends, tap the Options icon that appears as three vertical dots in the top right hand corner of the screen when reading an article then tap ‘Share’ and follow the prompts.

Can I save articles to read later?

Yes, simply tap on the Options icon that appears as three vertical dots in the top right hand corner of the screen when the article is open and then select ‘Scrapbook’ and follow the prompts. Scrapbooking articles will allow you to read these later. To access your scrapbooked articles, tap on the Scrapbook icon when in the issue library. Please note you cannot navigate to full issues from scrapbooked articles.