Digital Editions

EBONY is mobile!

For 67 years, EBONY has been the trusted magazine of record for African-Americans. With the digital edition, readers have EBONY on the go, anytime, anywhere — FREE for iPad when you subscribe to the print edition. Everything you love about EBONY Magazine plus:

  • BONUS photo galleries - iPad edition only
  • EXCLUSIVE behind-the-scenes videos of cover shoots - iPad edition only


Download at the iTunes® Store

Good news, EBONY magazine subscribers: you can now access our iPad edition free of charge every month.

  1. From the App Store search for EBONY.
  2. Tap the Free button and then the Install button. Proceed to install the app on your iPad
  3. Once installed, tap the EBONY app icon.
  4. This will bring up the EBONY digital library. Tap on the Buy button of any issue you wish to purchase. Or, tap on the View button of any issue that you have previously purchased
  5. If you're a print subscriber and want to start using our iPad edition, first either install (or update to) the latest version of the EBONY magazine app from the iTunes App Store (follow steps 1 through 3 above). Open it and notice the new 'Subscriber Log In' button.

    Tap the 'Subscriber Log In' button and follow the instructions to create an account using your subscriber number, name and address (found on the mailing label of your print magazine), then return to the app home screen and login using the email address and the password you chose during your account creation.

    And that's it! You can then access all of EBONY's iPad issues that your subscription is entitled to every month for no extra charge.

If you are having general problems with the EBONY app.You may need to restart the application by double tapping on the round home button on the bottom front of your iPad. The apps that are running on your device will appear along the bottom row.
  • Hold down the icons until they “shake.”
  • Tap on the red circle to close the app and reset your application. This does not delete the app, but just stops it from running.
  • Double tap the home button again to return to all of your apps.
  • Re-open the app.
iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

  1. Visit and search for EBONY Digital. Using your account, order your NOOK™ subscription by tapping or clicking "Subscribe Now" or "Buy Current Issue".
  2. All first-time subscribers receive a FREE 14-day trial. If you cancel your subscription before the end of the 14 days, you will not be charged. If you do not cancel the subscription, deliveries will continue and your default credit card will be charged automatically at the monthly subscription rate then in effect.
  3. New issues are automatically downloaded to your NOOK library.
NOOK is a registered mark of Barnes & Noble Inc. NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color are trademarks of Barnes & Noble Inc.

  1. From any Kindle page, press Menu and select Shop in Kindle Store. The Kindle Store’s Home screen appears. Under Shop Digital Stores, click on Newsstand. In the search bar, enter 'Ebony Magazine Kindle Edition' and press 'Return'.
  2. You will now see the thumbnail image for EBONY magazine. Click on it to get to the details page. This page will show you details of the magazine as well as subscription information. Select the subscription option you want. You can buy a single issue or an annual subscription.
  3. EBONY will now be downloaded to your Kindle, where you can start reading it immediately.
  4. You can also buy it on your computer by clicking here. This will bring you to the EBONY page in the Amazon store.
  5. Select the subscription option you wish to purchase and for the Deliver To: option select the Kindle on which you want EBONY to be downloaded.
  6. Complete the purchase and EBONY will be downloaded to the specified Kindle.
Kindle and Kindle Fire are trademarks of, Inc. or its affiliates.

Google Play
EBONY is now available on all Android Tablets and Phones through Google Play.
  1. Download the Google Play app on your Android device.
  2. Tap the Google Play Store icon.
  3. Tap the magnifying glass on the top right corner of the screen.
  4. Search for EBONY in the top left corner.
  5. Tap the name from the drop down menu.
  6. Tap the magazine application.
  7. Tap Buy and complete the Purchase.
  8. You will now have access to the issue.

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