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The Economist for iPhone

The Economist for iPhone

       iOS iPhone

• Our award winning app is free to download.
• Free Editor’s picks. Registered readers can read or listen to a selection of must-read articles chosen each week by John Micklethwait.
• Subscribers enjoy full access to each week’s issue.

Our award winning app allows registered readers to read a selection of free content each week, while subscribers with digital access can enjoy the full issue every Thursday from 4pm EST/ 9pm GMT.

The Economist app now appears on your device in Newsstand. Please note that you will not find The Economist app on your device home screen.

Certain users may be affected by blocked network and no connection error messages, for which we apologise. We are working hard to have a long term solution in place.
If you are continuing to experience issues please do not hesitate to get in touch with customer our service desk at

-Read or listen to each week’s full issue from Thursday 4pm EST/ 9pm GMT.
-Pre-download The Economist and enjoy offline reading anytime, anywhere.
-Seamlessly move between our reader and audio features.
-Store and access back issues.
-If you are a registered reader, you may purchase single issues using In App Purchase.
-Subscribe within the app and get full access to and The Economist apps.

-Subscribe quarterly (12 issues) for GBP £39.99 or annually (51 issues) for GBP £159.99 or buy a single issue for GBP £4.99. If available, you will be charged in your local currency at the prevailing exchange rate as defined by iTunes.
-Payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase.
-No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during the active subscription period.
-Subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period.
-Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period at the price of the original subscription.
-You can manage auto-renew of your subscription in your iTunes account settings.
-The app may offer a subscription with a free trial period. At the end of the trial period, full price of the subscription will be charged thereafter.
-You may cancel a subscription during its free trial period via the subscription setting through your iTunes account. This must be done 24 hours before the end of the subscription period to avoid being charged. Please visit for more information.
-You may turn off the auto-renewal of your subscription via your Account Settings. However, you are not able to cancel the current subscription during its active period.
-Full terms of use can be found at

The Economist is a weekly international news and business publication offering independent and clear reporting, commentary and analysis on world current affairs; business, finance, science and technology, culture, society, media and the arts.

The Economist is also available on iPad. Simply search for The Economist in the App Store for iPad.

What's new

Dear Reader,

This update addresses an ongoing issue which caused the app to crash in certain scenarios for users on iPhone 4s when accessing the app with a cellular connection, introduced during the previous update.

Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Thank you for reading The Economist on iPhone.


The Digital Editions Team


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Last changed:
Aug 19, 2013
The Economist
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Current Version Average Rating:
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All Versions Average Rating:
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The Economist for iPhone 2.00 out of 5 based on 201 ratings.