Browse and read Apple News+ stories and issues on iPhone
To get the most out of Apple News+, follow your favorite publications, then read as you browse, or download issues to read later (U.S. and Canada only; iOS 12.2 or later).
Follow and unfollow publications
You follow an Apple News+ publication by following its channel. Do any of the following:
Tap the Today tab or News+ tab, tap a story or issue from an Apple News+ publication, tap the publication’s name at the top of the screen, then tap .
Tap the Following tab, tap the search field at the top of the screen, enter the publication’s name, then tap .
To unfollow a publication, tap the Following tab, tap Edit, tap , then tap Remove.
Browse Apple News+ issues
Stories and issues from Apple News+ appear in the News+ feed, the Today feed, and channel feeds. Stories (but not issues) can also be found in topic feeds and search results. To access entire issues, tap the News+ tab at the bottom of the screen, where you can do any of the following:
View all available publications: Tap Browse the Catalog near the top of the screen.
View a specific content category: Tap a category such as Business & Finance, Entertainment, or Style near the top of the screen. Tap Featured to view a group of publications chosen by Apple News editors. Swipe left to see more categories.
View new issues: Under My Magazines, issues you haven’t yet seen appear on the left. When an issue isn’t new anymore, it appears under Recent.
View a recent issue: Under My Magazines, swipe left, then tap an issue under Recent to open it. Tap the issue under Reading Now to continue reading the issue you last opened.
Note: If you unfollow or block an Apple News+ publication, its issues are removed from My Magazines.
Browse Apple News+ stories and issues: On the News+ screen, swipe up, then tap a story or issue to open it.
Open an issue
You can open an issue in any of these ways:
Tap an issue cover in the News+ or Today feed.
Tap Following, enter the name of the Apple News+ channel in the search field, tap the channel, then tap the issue.
Follow a link to an issue that someone shared with you.
Access back issues
Tap Following, then tap a channel you follow, or search for a channel, then tap it.
Under Recent issues, swipe to the issue you want to read, then tap to open it.
To browse all of the channel’s available back issues, swipe through the issues at the top of the screen.
Read Apple News+ issues
Open the issue, where you can do any of the following:
View the table of contents: Tap the cover thumbnail at the bottom left of the screen.
Navigate to a story: In an issue in Apple News Format, tap the story link in the table of contents. In a PDF issue, tap the thumbnail of the page you want to view.
Page through an issue: In PDF issues, swipe left or tap Next to move to the next page. Swipe right to go to the previous page. In Apple News Format issues, swipe left to go to the next story, or swipe right to go to the previous story.
Change the text size: For stories in Apple News Format, tap , then tap the smaller or larger letter to change the text size in the issue. (Not available in all issues.) For PDF issues, pinch to zoom.
Download an Apple News+ issue
To download issues to read offline, do any of the following:
Tap the News+ tab. In My Magazines, navigate to the issue, then tap below the issue cover.
Tap Following, tap the magazine channel feed, then tap below the issue cover in the Recent Issues group.
News automatically downloads the most recent issue of magazines you follow when iPhone has sufficient storage space and is connected to Wi-Fi. You can download issues only if you’re a subscriber.
Note: Under most conditions, automatically downloaded issues are removed from iPhone 30 days after they’re downloaded. When storage on iPhone is limited, they may be removed sooner. See the Apple Support article Read magazines with Apple News+.