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Error message: "Install Reader 4 to read" (Zinio Reader 4)

If you see a message on the cover thumbnail of your magazine saying you need to "install reader 4 to read," this indicates you are trying to read at > Your Library.  Please follow the instructions below to resolve the problem,

  • Install the Zinio Reader 4
  • Open the Zinio Reader 4  (You’ll find the icon on your applications)
  • Sign in. (Be sure to use the email address you used to sign up for Zinio)

If you get this message ("install Reader 4 to read") on the cover thumbnail please just delete and restore the publication on your Zinio Reader 4.

Keep in mind Reader 4 is only compatible with PCs and Mac's. If you're trying to access the magazine from a mobile device, you will need to download Zinio’s app and sign in using the email address associated with your Zinio account.

Our recommendation to have the best reading experience is to use our apps within iPad or Android or the online reader at while we are busy developing a new offline reading experience!

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