Download and delete magazines in Apple News

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

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.


How to download an issue

If you see iCloud icon  under an issue, it's not downloaded to your device. To download an issue:

  1. Open the News app.
  2. 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 Sidebar button. On your iPhone, tap News+ at the bottom of the app. 
  3. Tap My Magazines to find the issue that you want to download. Or tap Catalog, then tap a magazine to see its issues.
  4. Tap or click the More button More button below the cover.
  5. Tap or click Download Issue.

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


Turn off your automatic downloads

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

If you want to turn off automatic downloads on your iPhone or iPad:

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Scroll down and tap News.
  3. Tap Download Issues. 

On your Mac, go to News > Preferences, then deselect "Automatically download issues."

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


Delete magazines

Your automatic downloads delete after 30 days or sooner if storage space is limited. To delete a magazine:

  1. Open the News app.
  2. 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 Sidebar button. On your iPhone, tap News+ at the bottom of the app. 
  3. Go to Downloaded, then tap or click the More button More button under the issue that you want to remove.
  4. Tap or click Remove.
  5. Tap or click Remove Download.
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