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Mobile Apps

We have a set of Pharmaceutical Journal mobile apps available for various devices

How do I use the App?

Information on the App and a guide to getting started can be found here.

Can I get the PJ App on my device?

The PJ App is available for all Apple and Android devices, including the Kindle Fire and Blackberry Z10.

Please download the App from the relevant store for your device.

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Do I have to enter any details to open the App?

When you first open the App you will be asked for your login details. If you are a RPS member,  please enter your RPS membership number and your surname exactly as it appears on your record. You will also need to have logged into the website to activate your account. As a Pharmaceutical Journal subscriber, please enter your email and password. 

I’ve entered my membership number and surname but still can’t get the App

Please sign into the website to activate your account and to check your details. Your surname and membership number need to be entered in exactly the same way as in your record on the website. If you continue to have problems getting access to the App please contact the membership team


I’ve entered my email and password but still can’t get the App

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Is the PJ App available to everyone?

At the moment the PJ App is only available to members of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and to individual subscribers.
If you are eligible to join the RPS please contact the membership team

I’m a student member of the RPS. Can I get the PJ App?

Yes. All members of the RPS can access the PJ App.

Will the App be updated each month?

The App will be updated as soon as a new issue is released. To see a message whenever the App updates please allow push notifications from PJ to your device.

Will all issues of the The Pharmaceutical Journal and Clinical Pharmacist be available in the App?

The App will show all issues of the The Pharmaceutical Journal and Clinical Pharmacist from April 2013. We currently have no plans to add any older issues to the App.

Can I view the issues offline?

Yes. Any issues you have opened for more than 3 minutes will be downloaded to your device. Please note that if you are accessing the App on mobile data the default setting is to not download the issues. This can be changed in the App by accessing the settings options.

Why can’t you search in the App?

The PJ App has been initially designed to provide a digital reading experience of the traditional printed form of both the journal itself and Clinical Pharmacist. The Website,, is available for more in depth search, browsing and discovery of content.

Why can’t we comment on the stories in the App?

If you’d like to comment on the stories in the App please do so on You can find a link to the site on all editorial pages.

Why can’t we save an article as a PDF?

Please use if you would like to bookmark articles.

Is the App available for Windows devices?

Unfortunately not at present.  We are assessing demand for a Windows version and will take this into account when planning future versions.

Why does using the back button on my Android device take me back to the start rather than the page I was viewing?

We have created to App to allow you to view the articles in text or magazine view and to move seamlessly between the two options. As a result we have chosen to not to use the back button as the main navigation method. Please swipe or double tap to navigate through the App. The back button will take you up a level when used in text view and take you to the list of publications when used in magazine view. To move through the pages in magazine or text view please swipe. To move from text to magazine view & vice versa please double tap on the article

Can I search for a job using the PJ App?

Please use Pharmaceutical Journal Jobs to search for a job. Links to Pharmaceutical Journal Jobs can be found on the job pages at the back of the journals.

My membership number has a letter at the start. I am using an Android device & can only see letters in my keyboard.

Please enter the letter your membership number begins with and then press the shift key to access the numerical keyboard.

If your question is not shown here or if you would like to leave feedback on the App please contact the PJ App team 

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