Maximize the My Magazine

Edited by Melsan, Eng, Grimm


This article is part of the VisiHow series of tips and tricks on how to use the Samsung Galaxy S5.

Get the most from My Magazine on your Galaxy S5

The My Magazine feature can help you clear through news noise to read what you want.


One of the great new features you can find on the Samsung Galaxy S5 is the My Magazine application. This app is a news reader that can be accessed directly from your phone's home screen, and comes pre-installed. It lets you set and personalize news feeds from major and local news sources, as well as manage social news feeds, all in one place.

This guide is a walkthrough that will give some tips on how to maximize your use of My Magazine to get the most out of your phone. Detailed steps are provided below.

If you need more help, follow these linked VisiHow articles, where you can get detailed steps and instructions on the basics of how to use My Magazine, or you can learn how to disable My Magazine.

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    To open My Magazine, simply go to your phone home screen
    There, you can swipe from the left edge of the screen, to the right. This will open My Magazine, and show you your news feeds.
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    • The two default news feeds are Arts & Culture, and Sports & Business. To get the most from My Magazine, you'll want to customize what feeds you see when you open My Magazine.
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    To customize your feeds, click the icon that looks like three small squares or dots
    This is the options menu, which will drop down and let you select 'Settings'.
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    Once you have selected 'Settings', you can add more feeds
    The selections include:
    • 500px
    • Books
    • Flickr
    • Food & Dining
    • Google+
    • Linkedin
    • Living
    • Music
    • News and Noteworthy
    • News
    • Photos & Design
    • Places
    • RenRen
    • SINA Weibo
    • Sports
    • Style
    • Technology & Photography
    • Today's Picks
    • Travel
    • Tumblr
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
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    After you have selected your own feeds, remember to Auto Refresh
    This is done by placing a check mark in the 'Auto refresh on opening' box, and tapping 'OK'.
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    When you are finished, go back to My Magazine to see your updates
    You should see all of the new categories that you added to My Magazine, letting you browse and view your primary interests all in one easy to read and easy to access place.
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    If you want to refresh My Magazine, just swipe down the main menu of the My Magazine.
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    • Keep in mind that My Magazine also adds new feeds from time to time, so you may be able to access additional feeds as the application matures and grows to encompass a larger body of content and news distribution channels.
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If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.


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