Download and delete magazines in Apple News

If you subscribe to Apple News+, you can download magazines to read offline in the News app.

If you subscribe to Apple News+, you get access hundreds of magazines, popular newspapers, and premium digital publishers in the News app on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac. You can also download issues of magazines to your devices to read when you're not connected to the internet. In countries and regions with the Audio tab, the latest audio briefings and stories are automatically downloaded.

Learn more about Apple News+ and Apple News+ pricing.

Apple News+ is available only in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Learn what's available in your country or region.

Download issues

After you follow a magazine, new issues of the magazine automatically download to your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac* as long as your device is connected to the Internet and has enough storage space.

If you see  under an issue, it's not downloaded to your device. To download an issue manually, follow the steps below.

  1. Open the News app.
  2. On your iPhone or iPod touch, tap News+ at the bottom of the app. On your iPad or Mac, go to the sidebar and tap or click News+. If you don't see the sidebar, tap or click the sidebar button .
  3. Find the issue that you want to download.
  4. Tap or click the  below the cover.
  5. Tap or click Download Issue.

You can also download back issues from a magazine's channel feed. Just tap or click  below the issue that you want to download, then choose Download Issue.

*On your Mac, the News app needs to be open in order for new issues of magazines to automatically download.

Delete issues

New issues of magazines that you follow automatically download to your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac* when you're connected to Wi-Fi and have enough storage space. These issues delete themselves after 30 days or sooner if storage space is limited.

You can also manually delete issues of magazines.

  1. Open the News app.
  2. On your iPhone or iPod touch, tap News+ at the bottom of the app. On your iPad or Mac, go to the sidebar and tap or click News+. If you don't see the sidebar, tap or click the sidebar button .
  3. Go to My Magazines, then tap or click the more button  under the issue you want to remove.
  4. Tap or click Remove.
  5. Tap or click Remove Download or Remove from My Magazines.

*On your Mac, the News app needs to be open in order for new issues of magazines to automatically download.

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