The Sacramento Bee Plus FAQ

General FAQ

The Sacramento Bee Plus provides immediate and unlimited access to all content on our newspaper’s website (SacBee.com), our iPhone and Android apps, and our electronic replica edition (E-Edition), in addition to your printed newspaper subscription. The Sacramento Bee Plus bundles all the ways you can read The Sacramento Bee’s content into one price.

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With a digital subscription, you will have unlimited access to all digital content.

Without a digital subscription, you will have unlimited access to some portions of our site, including the Home Page, section fronts, Bee Buzz Points, 49ers, Sacramento Connect, Dealsaver, Cars.com, real estate listings and other advertising areas. Access to some other content will be limited to a set number of pages every 30 days. Once you reach the page limit, you'll need to subscribe or wait 30 days to view additional content. Mobile devices have a different limit.

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There are several options. Sacramento Bee newspaper subscribers can add the digital bundle with unlimited digital access for $1.99 per month (or $19.95 per year if you pay annually). This is the best deal, and it’s available whether you subscribe 7 days a week or less.

Without a digital subscription, you will have unlimited access to some portions of our site, including the Home Page, section fronts, Bee Buzz Points, 49ers, Sacramento Connect, Dealsaver, Cars.com, real estate listings and other advertising areas. Access to some other content will be limited to a set number of pages every 30 days. Once you reach the page limit, you'll need to subscribe or wait 30 days to view additional content. Mobile devices have a different limit.

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If you want digital-only access, without a print subscription, the digital bundle alone is $7.95 per month (or $79.95 per year if paid annually).

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For occasional readers, a one-time, one-month trial is available for 99 cents.

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The digital bundle charges will begin with your next renewal. If you’ve already renewed your Sacramento Bee newspaper subscription for 13, 26 or 52 weeks, you’ll have access to the digital package without charge until your subscription is due for renewal.

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Or, when you've viewed the set number of free pages, a pop-up order form will appear and invite you to subscribe. Mobile devices have a different limit.

Once you purchase your digital subscription, you will be logged in to your account from the device you used to make the purchase. You don’t have to do anything else to access the SacBee content.

However, if you switch to another device or clear your login data, you may be asked to subscribe. If that happens, simply click the “Sign In” button on the top left corner of that screen and enter your e-mail address and the password you selected.

Only people with an activated digital subscription can comment.

A digital subscription will allow you unlimited access to all content on the apps and to our E-edition.

Without a digital subscription, you will have unlimited access to some content, including the Home Page, section fronts, Bee Buzz Points, Dealsaver and all advertising. Access to other content will be limited to a set number of pageviews. Once you reach the page limit, you’ll need to subscribe or wait 30 days to view additional content.

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Most of our readers use Sacbee.com or our mobile apps, so bundling them makes sense. But if you never use the website, don’t have a smartphone or tablet, you can opt out of the digital portion when your subscription renews and save $4.99 every 13 weeks (or $19.95 for 52 weeks if you pay annually). To opt out, just call us at 800-284-3233.

The count starts over every 30 days, not on a monthly calendar.

Yes. Your digital subscription can be shared with up to five users.

Yes. Just enter the account information for your digital subscription when prompted. For the iPad e-Edition, customers will need to download the app through iTunes.

Yes. All home delivery subscribers can add the digital bundle for $4.99 every 13 weeks (or $19.95 for 52 weeks if you pay annually). Your digital access is good 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Press+ account grants paid subscribers access to our digital products.

Your Sacbee account is useful for commenting and other features.

Account Management FAQ

Press+ is our e-commerce system for digital subscriptions. When you subscribe to SacBee.com, you will create a Press+ account, and Press+ will charge your credit card for the subscription amount. The charge will appear on your credit card statement as “Press Plus” in the amount you have selected for your subscription.

 No. You can log in using your account username and password from wherever you access the Internet.

Yes, you can use the same account for all your family members.

Yes. If you right-click on the window and “view frame info” or “frame source,” you'll see it's an https URL.

We accept major credit cards. Subscriptions are billed every 30 days for monthly subscriptions or every 360 days for annual subscriptions. Your subscription renews automatically, and you are charged in advance of each billing cycle unless you cancel.

Note: Because Press+ is managing the billing for your digital subscription, the charge on your credit card statement will say “Press Plus” rather than The Sacramento Bee.

No. All payments are via credit card.

You may cancel your subscription at any time. When you cancel, we will stop charging your account the following billing cycle. Your unlimited access will continue for the remainder of the current 30-day period. Afterward, you will still be able to view a set number of pages per 30-day period on SacBee.com at no charge, just like any other visitor.

You are automatically signed in as soon as you subscribe; there isn’t anything further you need to do. If you are prompted with a message to subscribe at a later time, you can log in with the account you created. If you subscribed at one computer and would like to sign in at a different computer (e.g. home and work computers), go to http://sacbee.com/plus and click “Sign In.”

 To access your account, follow these steps:
1. Click “My Account” at http://www.mypressplus.com
2. Log in with your email address and password

 To reset your password, follow these steps:
1. Go to https://accounts.mypressplus.com
2. Click “Forgot password”
3. Enter your email address and click “Submit.” This will send you an email with a link to reset your password.
4. After clicking the link, you will be prompted to enter and reconfirm your new password.
5. Click “Submit” and your password will be updated.

 To modify your payment information, follow these steps:
1. Click “My Account” at http://www.mypressplus.com
2. On the “Account Summary” page, select “Modify Payment Information”
3. Confirm that the cardholder name and billing zip code of your credit/debit card are correct
4. Enter your card number and expiration date
5. Click “Submit” and your payment information will be updated

 Registered MIE teachers should contact us at 916-321-1784 to be given unlimited access to the web site and the E-edition for use in the classroom.

For questions about your print subscription, or for more information about why we are charging for digital access, please contact our customer service department.

For help accessing your digital subscription, please contact Press+ customer service at http://www.mypressplus.com/contact.

To sign up for a digital subscription, visit http://sacbee.com/plus.