April 7, 2014 Last Updated 4:03 pm

The Economist issues update to iPad app to fix subscription bug

The Economist today issued an update to its Apple Newsstand app for the iPad. The update, version 2.12.0 will try and fix a bug with subscriptions.

seo_cw_productReaders using the iPad app have been complaining since the last update in February about the ability to download and access issues. “I already paid for my subscription,” wrote one reader. “Please lose the ads. I am stuck in Cartier world and cannot get to the latest issue.”

The app description says that this current “update fixes automatic downloading of new issues of The Economist when they become available.”

Here is the update information:

What’s New in Version 2.12.0
Dear Reader,

This update fixes automatic downloading of new issues of The Economist when they become available.

New issues will be delivered 2am local time. To ensure they are please make sure push notifications are enabled. Please see our help section in the app for how to do this if you are unclear.

For the best possible outcome please make sure your iPad is connected to wifi and charging.

The update also has performance and stability updates.

Thank you for reading The Economist on iPad.

The Digital Editions Team

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