How do I sign up for an account with the National Geographic app?

Thank you for downloading our new app!

If you do not have a free National Geographic account, please consider signing up for one inside the app. This will tailor the experience of using the app to your personal preferences and viewing habits. The more you visit the app and brows content, the more personalized the experience will be. 

To Sign up:
  • Tap the SETTINGS icon at the bottom/right of the screen; Then, tap CREATE AN ACCOUNT and tap the Join Now link on this screen.
  • Complete the online form and submit; a message will display to check your email to verify your new account.
  • Please open email and click “Confirm”. Then you will see a Confirmation screen in the browser; close the browser window and go back to the app.
  • Go back to the app, and tap on SETTINGS and sign in using your newly created National Geographic account.
  • After successful sign in, you will be able to personalize your experience by choosing a category/categories that represent your interests, opt-in to receive notifications, and restore your previously purchased subscription to the National Geographic magazine.

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