IOS app works inconsistently 2/5
My library system has a subscription to Press Reader. To sign in with your library card the Press Reader video says all you need is the library system name, your card number and your PIN. This is supposedly how the web version works but the iPad app wants you to also create an account. You can’t bypass this. However sometimes the app seems to think you’re on a library hotspot (I’m not) and lets you get on anyway. The next day it forgets and wants to charge you through iTunes. But, if you wait a couple of hours it thinks you’re on a library hotspot again.
I don’t know who designs and writes this software but they sure don’t test it.
Can’t sign in iPad 12.1.1 where’s NYT 1/5
I can not set up account on iPad. Even after I set one up on iPhone neither the sign in nor registration boxes have a cursor so it will not take any text at all
I tried PR because New York Times customer service says it is the only way to read their replica edition.
But there is no NYT available.
App is largely worthless
Not. That. Great. 2/5
By Sabor Místico
I am not impressed with this app at all. It just makes things that should be straightforward and easy unnecessarily difficult. I do a search on a new device for a periodical I have been receiving for years on an older one, and the search turns up nothing. I wish to de-authorize one device so that I can authorize another and I can’t do that without getting tech support from my organization (the website won’t let me sign in on my computer so I can do so myself. Instead it tells me that my email and/or password are “incorrect” - which they are not). Just a bunch of unnecessarily complicated nonsense!
Also, the app has an icon badge which is not self-explanatory. I wish I knew what it signified. Is it the number of periodicals I am supposed to receive (because that does not seem accurate)? The number of issues available for download? (because that doesn’t seem accurate either). What?! I tried opening all my periodicals to see if that would get the icon to it would go away or change, but it didn't. So an explanation of its significance would be nice.
With many publications piling up I would appreciate a feature that could instantly put them in chronological order, for finding issues more easily, but there doesn’t seem to be such a feature.
Honestly, if I did not need to use this app out of necessity, I would have deleted it long ago.
almost there 3/5
By Musashi 1583
unsubscribe to magazines
2 of the missing, but very necessary functions....Otherwise, thumbs up👍🏻 !
Keeps freezing 2/5
Really great app idea except for the fact that every time I log into it, it freezes and I have to restart the app to get it to work.
Impossible to find my library 1/5
By Used to use it more
It’s the most frustrating, the select library or group function does not work. I just spent the last 30 mins trying to find New York public library, the search function does not seem to do anything! I give up.
Press reader 5/5
Good but needs to be updated
New to app 1/5
Costly & useless without paying...Don’t waste your time
FABULOUS TO HAVE NEWS ON IPAD 5/5
By News Suz
This is the greatest app! I get to see my NY Newspaper while I live in Florida. I can see any paper from all over the world! It’s ready by 5:30am and I don’t have to go outside to my driveway to get the paper... wet or dry! I don’t have to deal with the newspaper print that I’m allergic to. And I don’t have to throw the paper away at the end of the day! Also, I can save papers on my iPad or iPhone and see my favorite stories or articles whenever I want. It’s just FABULOUS! And the price cannot be beat!!! Get this Press Reader app ASAP!!!
A service I use daily 5/5
This service is a must in my daily routine. It has just gotten better with each version. Keep up the good work!
Save article problem 2/5
Cannot save articles on NYT online. Doesn’t work never did. Very disappointing.
Excelente app 5/5
Muy practica y útil para el comunicador
By Voodoo Pilot
How can I print the crossword only; not the surrounding articles on that page?
-1 star for reading out loud function 4/5
The one thing that is missing is that despite hd Siri voice in set as the main narrating voice and works perfect with any text in any app, this app is somehow using inferior voice which you really don’t want to listen to.
An amazing source of reading, but not only! 5/5
My access to all possible world press became instant, my opinions became influential, my channel is growing and developing super fast. Three great features I’ve never seen before but always dreamed of: real time Translation (you don’t need 3rd party anymore) - very convenient - just imagine you can read any language! (Italian Vogue is not longer Italian)
Then you don’t even have to read, Voice Reader can do it aloud.
And finally the Boomarks! (I still have those thousands of heavy folders I used put teared magazine pages in from my student years). The app delivers the fresh issues of all I read right to my account. I’m shocked! I’m in future!
Mispronounciation of regular words. 2/5
By perry markowitz
Many times while listening certain words are missed pronounced that should be regularly pronounced like
Lives and lives and nammyohorengekyo
Great when it works 2/5
Customer service not helpful at all when app crashes or won’t download. No phone number for contacting them. Still buggy after all these years.
New Update Fail? 1/5
The latest update seems to have caused errors in attempting to access my linked NY Times account. Publications won’t even load...please fix, thanks!
Great concept, wish could bookmark/save on NY Times 3/5
That equivalent of clipping newspaper articles is disabled for The NY Times (replica of the paper). Boo, not fully replacing the wood pulp newspaper yet.
Memory nightmare 1/5
By Will22 R
Deleting an issue does not delete it from the IPad. It takes more and more memory and becomes more and more unstable. You have to delete the entire app, re download, and re log in, about weekly. Not worth it.
By Ni Korn
I love this app!!!
Love this app! 5/5
Amazing content and easy reading. I love the format and ease of this app! ❤️
Press Reader 5/5
Press Reader is an excellent substitute for the printed paper. I love that it is identical to the print edition. Because of that I KNOW that I’m not missing anything. It is as easy to navigate as the printed paper and maybe better because one can enlarge the print.
I wish one could email an article from it but you can’t. If one could it would be perfect.
Sadly it is not Good anymore
Shame on you, New York Times 4/5
The N Y Times does not recognize PressReader subscriptions to the paper as legit and, yet, the Times offers no replica alternative on its subscriber site. Shame on you.
Problems crashing 2/5
I’ve read the paper on this app for years with no problems. Now, every time I try to open the New York Times (for the past several days), the app crashes. Please do something about this. Perhaps it is time for an update.
App keeps crashing 1/5
By David K. Miller
App no longer functions on iPad Pro 12.9. Crashes constantly. New West software for iOS and the app. Unlimited/ny subscriber. Won’t even open.
Crashes constantly 2/5
This was working fine until a couple of weeks ago, now when I try and read a newspaper the app opens and then almost immediately crashes, making it unusable
Pretty good 5/5
This app is pretty good from what I’ve seen I haven’t had a chance to use a lot but I will update my review as I go.
Love it 5/5
Thank you for this app!
Press Reader 5/5
By Don Mac's iPhone
Recommend this Ap. Looks & Reads like a real newsprint paper copy newspaper.
NO CUSTOMER SERVICE 1/5
By Dr Howard Smith
This is a terrific app when it is working. If the app has to be re-downloaded or there is any other issue, there is absolutely no meaningful customer service available to the end-user. They insist on communicating via emails which do not solve the problems. For companies as large as the New York Times and the Washington Post and other major newspapers, there should be some way of providing interactive customer service in order to get this app running. Their webpage that is designed to authorize devices, does not work!
Latest version won’t open on iPad Pro 1/5
This needs an immediate fix
App is crashing 1/5
I use the app every day. Today it start crashing. Please fix it soon!!!
Unable to run app since Mar 17 update 1/5
Since this app was updated on my iPad Pro on March 17th, I have been unable to run it successfully. The app initially runs but crashes within seconds.
Downloads are late 4/5
I love having the paper at my fingertips when I wake up. But sometimes the downloads are late, as is the delivery of my paper copy, and then I have NO paper at all. Otherwise, I think PressReader is great.
September 13, 2017 Got my NY Times on my iPhone today but it will not download on my iPad.
February 25, 2018 Still getting downloads late. Also, not able to access any saved articles.
March 20, Still not seeing saved articles in My Collections.
Total P.O.S. - Don't upgrade 1/5
This thing has been buggy for years. Upgraded to current version (3/16/18) and the program no longer loads at all! Ugh!
Updated version crashes immediately 1/5
Version 5.2.7. Open it up and it closes before you can do anything.
Frustrating to the extreme 3/5
SO difficult to get The NY Times to consistently come up. Tried email and chat customer service to no avail. There is literally no phone customer service. Message just sends you to email address. Sincerely wish I could give zero stars. That is what this app deserves.
Good but needs work with library accounts 3/5
Overall a good app, and it’s easy to use. Only frustration is that the login for my local library frequently does not work and I have to log out and log back in to download newspapers. Hopefully it’s a bug that will be fixed in a future update
No good on Msft devices 2/5
By Not responsive
It works on Apple iPad very well but not well on Microsoft surface pro 4 . I have tried to interact with tech support without success. They refuse a phone call and seem not to care. I should make clear that I use it only for the N Y Times.
Press reader app is excellent 5/5
I've been using the app for about three or four years. It's very easy to download the paper and once downloaded, it is very easy to navigate through the options. I recommend it to anyone who wants to read a lot on the go.
Latest version ok now 4/5
Had problem with NY Times this morning. OK this evening.
This app deserves any crashworthy awards available. It is uncanny how they can engineer so many crashes.
Constant crashes 1/5
I have used this app for years, and now they have improved it so much that I can’t read a single page. Infuriating.
By Savvy User
Consistently crashes after newspaper loads. One can see a blurry page and then the crash.
My Favorite App 5/5
I read the New York Times every morning on Press Reader and really enjoy the look of the actual newspaper without having to recycle the physical paper. It is great for traveling, too.
NYT still wonky 2/5
I have version 5.2.6 and PR regularly quits when I click on a blue headline. I'm going back to reading the print edition. At least it’s stable.