Online Digital Issue FAQs

Vintage Guitar Digital Back Issue Archives

Subscribers to VG enjoy access to the magazine’s online digital archives. We will be including additional issues as we move forward.

Catch up with your favorite artists and discover new ones, hone your chops with “Fretprints,” start those repair projects, find hundreds of albums to check, and soak up all the wonderful guitars and gear offered by VG’s advertisers. All in full color on any device.

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How To Access VG’s Streaming Archives

You will use your email or account number and zip code to have access.


Please log in to the new portal.

Click “Don’t know your account number?” Labels with correct account info will appear on the May 2024 issue.


Use your email address associated with the Vintage Guitar magazine subscription (the address where you received this email) to receive a confirmation on the screen that the email has been sent.


Retrieve the account number from the email and return to the login screen at

Enter your account number and the Zip code associated with your Vintage Guitar magazine subscription. Click Log In.


You can now access your digital Archive by clicking on the “Vintage Guitar magazine” tab located at the top of the page.


To gain access, click on any of the covers. We will be including additional issues as we move forward.

Please remember to bookmark This is where you can access The archives.

Save your account number and zip code. These are the credentials required to access The archives going forward.

If you were unable to access your The archives, please email for assistance.


Starting April 1st, 2019, Vintage Guitar will no longer add new digital issues of the magazine to our app. You will still be able to view issues you have already received on the app, but we will not be adding new issues to it. Future issues will still be viewable on most devices, but will be streaming exclusively via a web browser.

You will be able to view the digital Price Guide and any magazine issues you have already received on the VG app until January 2020. If you want to maintain your current VG digital products past that date, please download them to the app on your mobile device.

Learn more about our new streaming service at the top of the page and how to connect to it.

Access Using Nxtbook and App (Effective until January, 1st 2020)

We apologize for any inconvenience you’re experiencing with the online digital issue of VG. We hope this list of frequently asked questions will address the issue. If your question isn’t addressed here, please fill out a product support form, view our feedback forum, Or send us an email.