Answered By: Stuart Purchase
Last Updated: Nov 05, 2020     Views: 26

The Flipster App is available to install for free on iPhones, iPads and Android devices.

You can use the App to read online or offline the latest issues or archive issues of the magazines Frame and Wallpaper plus archive issues of the magazines Collezioni Haute Couture & Sposa, Collezioni Accessori, Collezioni Donna Pret-a-Porter and Sport & Street Collezioni.

How do I use the Flipster App on campus?

On campus you can use the steps outlined below to read magazine issues online when connected to Eduroam.

  1. Open the App and click on get started
  2. If the App requests access to your device's location click on deny and don't ask again

    Flipster's get started and library location search features
     
  3. Enter and search for Birmingham
  4. Click on login for Birmingham City University

    Flipster's library location search results and login options
     
  5. Sign in with your BCU email address and password

How do I use the Flipster App off campus?

Off campus you can use the steps outlined below to download magazine issues for reading offline:

  1. Open the App
  2. Open your device's web browser and visit our A-Z Database list
  3. Click on the link to for Flipster
  4. Sign in with your BCU email address and password
  5. Open a magazine issue
  6. Open the hamburger menu for the magazine issue and click on open in app to download the issue to your device

    Open in app menu option for a magazine issue in Flipster

If you have previously used the Flipster App on campus you may need to delete Birmingham City University from the App settings on your device:

  1. Open the App
  2. Open the hamburger menu
  3. Expand the menu for Birmingham City University
  4. Click on manage libraries
  5. Click on the trash can icon next to Birmingham City University

    Flipster's manage libraries feature for deleting a library location

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