What is My Magazine? How do I use it on my Samsung Galaxy Note3?

Last Update Date : Apr 20. 2018

What is My Magazine? How do I use it on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3? 






My Magazine brings all of your updates into one easy-to-read location. It delivers your updates to you formatted like a magazine alongside recommended content, information and applications that are relevant to you.


To quickly open My Magazine from the Home screen either swipe up from the bottom of the screen or press the Home  key once.


Note: if you are not connected to a Wi-Fi network you may see the mobile network "Attention" warning about how this app is data-intensive and can result in additional charges when used through a mobile data connection.


Touch OK if you wish to continue.




If this is the first time you are using My Magazine you will be taken through the following steps:


1.    Touch Next.




2.    Touch Terms and conditions and Privacy Policy to view the conditions and policies related to the My Magazine app. Mark all four Agree checkboxes and then touch Start.




Using My Magazine



My Magazine provides you with recommended News feeds, your Personal updates (including content recently created on your device), local information through the 'Here and now' feature, and your Social updates.

Touch  in the top-left corner to access all your feeds.




From this screen you can also change the order in which your My Magazine content is displayed by touching Change order. Touch and hold the  icon and then drag it to the desired location and release.


When you are satisfied touch Done.




You can adjust the information displayed for each feed by touching  next to the feed name.


News Feed Settings

Touch a news topic to select or deselect it. Selected items appear with a  . When you are satisfied touch Back .




Personal Feed Settings

Touch a content item to select or deselect it. Selected items appear with a  . When you are satisfied touch Back .




Here and Now Feed Settings 

Touch an event type to select or deselect it. Selected events appear with a  . Touch Link Samsung account to link Here and now to the account set up on your device.


Mark the Use current location checkbox to allow Here and now to provide content based on your device's current location. Here and now uses your My places settings to customize content as well. Touch My places to add places or view the places you have already defined.


Touch Favorite teams to select the sports and teams you want Here and now to display information for. When you are satisfied, touch Back .




Social Feed Settings



Touch a Social account to sign in and approve access to your feeds from My Magazine. Accounts that are set up appear with a  . When you are satisfied, touch Back .




Navigating My Magazine

  • From any feed screen swipe up to load more content for the feed.
  • Touch the title of the page to return to the first screen of the feed, or swipe down until you return to the first screen of the feed then swipe down to refresh the feed.

You can also refresh the feed by touching Menu  > Refresh.




  • Swipe right or left to switch between feeds.




  • Touch an item's tile to open the item for viewing.

When viewing an item if there is more information available swipe up to turn the page. Swipe down to return to a previous page.

My Magazine Settings


From any feed page touch Menu  > Settings:

  • Receive news from: Select the country you want My Magazine to gather news items from.
  • Open using the home key: Mark the checkbox to set your device to open My Magazine when you press the Home key once while viewing any Home screen.

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