I understand that many of you here are interested in the articles published by “The Edge Singapore” every week.

Recently, I discovered a way to read new issues of this weekly publication for free, and I’d like to step you through it in this post (all it takes is just 5 simple steps):

Step #1: Download these 2 Apps from Your App Store/Google Play Store

You need these 2 free apps in order to read “The Edge Singapore” online (you can click on the respective links to download the apps to your phone/tablet):

i. NLB Mobile – App Store / Google Play
ii. PressReader – App Store / Google Play

Step #2: Access the PressReader App through the NLB Mobile App

What you need to do here is to access the NLB Mobile App, and tap on the “eNewspapers & eMagazines” option. Doing so will launch the PressReader app:

Access the PressReader App through the NLB Mobile App by tabbing on the "eNewspapers & eMagazines" Option
Access the PressReader App through the NLB Mobile App by tapping on the “eNewspapers & eMagazines” Option

Please note that you need to sign up for a free NLB account if you do not have one.

Step #3: Search for “The Edge Singapore” within the PressReader App

When you’re inside the PressReader app, under “Search Publications”, enter “The Edge Singapore”:

Search for "The Edge Singapore" Publication via the "Search Publications" Option
Search for “The Edge Singapore” Publication via the “Search Publications” Option

Thereafter, you need to tap on the publication, which will appear on the right:

Tap on "The Edge Singapore" Publication which will Appear on the Right
Tap on “The Edge Singapore” Publication which will Appear on the Right

Step #4: Start Reading the Latest Issues of the Publication

You can tap on the download button to read the latest issue (I’ve highlighted where the download button is in a black rectangular box below), or the other issues by tapping on their respective download buttons):

Tap on the Download Button to Download the Issue onto Your Phone/Tablet
Tap on the Download Button to Download the Issue onto Your Phone/Tablet

Upon tabbing on the download button, you’ll see a popup stating, “Publication sponsored by the National Library Board of Singapore”. Just tap on the “Ok” option to proceed:

A Popup will Appear; Just Tap on the "Ok" Option to Proceed
A Popup will Appear; Just Tap on the “Ok” Option to Proceed

Step #5: Start Reading Your Downloaded Copy of “The Edge Singapore”

After the edition has been downloaded to your mobile/tablet device, you will see a green tick button replacing the download button (I’ve highlighted it using a red rectangular box below). All you need to do is to tab on the “Read” button on the right hand side (I’ve highlighted where it is in a black rectangular box) to start reading the issue:

After You See the Download Button Being Changed to a Green Tick (Highlighted in a Red Rectangular Box Above), Just Click on the "Read" Button (Highlighted in a Black Rectangular Box Above) to Start Reading the Publication
After You See the Download Button Being Changed to a Green Tick (Highlighted in a Red Rectangular Box Above), Just Click on the “Read” Button (Highlighted in a Black Rectangular Box Above) to Start Reading the Publication

Viola! You can now enjoy reading the entire issue of “The Edge Singapore” for free:

Start Reading the Entire Issue of "The Edge Singapore" for Free
Start Reading the Entire Issue of “The Edge Singapore” for Free

 

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