Getting Started with Your iPhone Life Insider Subscription

Thank you for subscribing to iPhone Life Insider, an online service that helps you get the most out of your Apple devices. In this section, get an overview of everything your subscription includes, as well as instructions on how to log in to the Insider website using the account you created when you subscribed.

What Is iPhone Life Insider?

iPhone Life Insider is a premium subscription. As a subscriber, you have access to:

One-Minute Video Tips

You have access to every iPhone and iPad tip we’ve ever created. These tips are organized by category, so you can easily find what you need. We'll send you a new video tip every day to the email address associated with your account. 

In-Depth Video Guides 

We’ll also be publishing regular in-depth iPhone and iPad video guides. All video guides are available online, and we’ll notify you by email whenever we release a new guide. 

Digital Subscription + Archive 

Your subscription includes online access to every new issue of iPhone Life magazine, plus the full archive. 

Ask an Editor 

Our team of editors and experts are excited to help guide you toward solving your iPhone and iPad problems. 

iPhone Life Insider Podcast

Enjoy the ad-free version of our podcast, featuring exclusive content for Insiders. 

How to Log in to the Insider Website

To log in to Insider, open Safari (or your web browser of choice) and enter into the URL bar. Once you reach the Insider page, tap Log In at the top right corner of your screen and then enter your username and password. We recommend checking the Remember Me box so that you don’t have to re-enter your information each time you log in. Once logged in, use the gray navigation bar along the top of the page to view all your Insider content.

How to Log In to the iPhone Life App

Did you know that as an Insider, you can use the iPhone Life app to view our magazine? Just download our app from the App Store (here). Once downloaded, open the app and tap Sign In. Enter the email address you used to subscribe to iPhone Life Insider. Now you will see issues of the magazine dating back to 2012. The layout for each issue is easy to navigate; just select the magazine issue you would like to view and you’ll see it broken up into sections that you can jump to with a quick tap. Tap on an article to read more. From within articles you can even bookmark pages, adjust text size, and more.

How to Bookmark Insider & Add It to Your Home Screen

On Your Desktop Computer

To make the Insider website easier to access, be sure to bookmark it in your browser. If you are using Safari browser, you do this by clicking the share icon in the toolbar and then selecting Add Bookmark.  Then just choose where you would like to save your bookmark saved and tap Add. You can then access your bookmarks by selecting Bookmarks from the menu bar and selecting your bookmark. From here, you can also choose Show Bookmarks, to reveal your bookmarks in this handy Bookmarks bar. Your bookmarked web pages will also show up when you open a new tab. 

If you are using the Chrome web browser, you bookmark a page by going to the page you would like to bookmark and then clicking the star icon that appears in your URL bar. Then just choose where you would like to have your bookmark saved and tap Done. You can then access your bookmarks by clicking the Menu icon and selecting Bookmarks. From here, you can also select Show Bookmarks Bar and then your bookmarks will be listed in the bar beneath your URL bar, making them much easier to access. 

On Your iPhone or iPad

You can also make accessing Insider on your iPhone easier by adding the website to your Home screen. To do this, open the Safari app and navigate to the Insider webpage. Then select the Share icon located along the bottom of your screen. Next, scroll down and select Add to Home Screen. Tap Add and then the Insider icon will be added like an app to your Home screen. When you tap it, you’ll immediately be taken to the Insider website. Pretty simple!