1. 1.) How do I add the reader to my home screen?
    1. a.) Apple
    2. b.) Android
  2. 2.) How do I read offline?
  3. 3.) How many issues can I download for offline reading?
  4. 4.) My smart phone doesn’t display the journal correctly. Why?
  5. 5.) The reader doesn’t load properly even though I’m using a tablet
  6. 6.) What social media features does the reader have?
  7. 7.) Are references hyperlinked?
 
Q1: How do I add the reader to my home screen?

a.) Apple:

 

1. Tap the share button:

 

2. Select "Add to Home Screen":

 
     

3. Tap "Add":

 

4. You can now open the reader via the GLOBAL SPINE JOURNAL icon on your Home Screen:

 
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b.) Android:

   

1. Tap the menu button in the top right corner:

 

2. Select "Add to homescreen":

 

3. You can now open the reader via the GLOBAL SPINE JOURNAL icon on your Home Screen:

 
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Q2: How do I read offline?
 

1. To read offline, you need to add the GSJ icon to your home screen. See Q1 for instructions.

 

2. Simply download any issue you want while you’re online.

 
 
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Q3. How many issues can I download for offline reading?
 

At this stage you can only download one issue at a time. Once offline you can only access your last download. Multiple issue downloads will be available in the future.

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Q4. My smart phone doesn’t display the journal correctly. Why?
 

Please note that the GSJ reader was developed exclusively for tablets (any display larger than 7''). If you wish to read the journal on your smart phone or desktop computer, please read online at www.thieme-connect.com/products.

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Q5. The reader doesn’t load properly even though I’m using a tablet
 

Please try to delete all browser data in the settings menu (cookies e.g.), restart the iPad and load the page again.

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Q6. What social media features does the reader have?
 

Social media features are currently still under development.

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Q7. Are references hyperlinked?
 

This feature is currently under development but will be available in the future.

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