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How to use the Edge app

Helen Mayson

Did you know you can download the Edge app completely free and get Edge on the go? Available for all ILM professional members, here's how to get the most out of it

Love reading Edge but prefer using your tablet or smartphone to get the latest leadership and management news? You can download the Edge app for our professional members, allowing you to access Edge wherever you are.

As well as the most recent issue, you'll have access to back issues from September 2013, video content, audio extras and more. Here's a handy guide to getting the best from your Edge app

For your tablet

  1. Download the Edge app from the iTunes or Google Play store - it's free to download, but you'll need to be a professional member to access all the great Edge content
  2. Log in to the app using your trial log in (you will have been sent this in your Edge email)
  3. You can access the most recent issue of Edge, plus back issues, from the main home screen - click an issue to open it
  4. The issue opens in PDF view. You can scroll through the pages by swiping right and left on your tablet screen, by tapping the arrows in the top navigation bar or by dragging the button on the bottom navigation bar
  5. Lost the navigation bar? Simply tap once on the screen and it will reappear
  6. You can switch to the text view by double tapping on an article - then double tap to switch back
  7. Something in Edge caught your eye? You can click directly on links to visit external websites or email us - simply navigate back to the Edge app to continue reading once you're done
  8. See the video icon? Click it to view video content related to this article
  9. Use the front cover or contents screen to navigate to the content that interests you most

For your smartphone

  1. Download the Edge app from the iTunes or Google Play store - it's free to download, but you'll need to be a professional member to access all the great Edge content
  2. Log in to the app using your trial log in (you will have been sent this in your Edge email)
  3. You can access the most recent issue of Edge, plus back issues, from the main home screen - click an issue to open it
  4. The issue opens in text view for easy reading on your smaller screen. You can scroll through the pages by swiping right and left on your smartphone screen.
  5. Lost the navigation bar? Simply tap once on the screen and it will reappear
  6. You can change the size of the text, making it larger or smaller, by tapping the screen once and then choosing your text size on the bottom right
  7. You can switch to PDF view by double tapping on an article - then double tap to switch back
  8. Something in Edge caught your eye? You can click directly on links to visit external websites or email addresses - simply navigate back to the Edge app to continue reading once you're done
  9. See the video icon? Click it to view video content related to this article
  10. Use the front cover or contents screen to navigate directly to the content that interests you most

Download the app

You can download the app on iOs or Android

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