With Apple News, you can read interactive and engaging stories from a large variety of publications (or channels) across a broad range of topics such as Entertainment, Politics, Food, or Science. The more you read, the better Apple News gets at understanding your interests.
You can also subscribe to Apple News+ to get access to hundreds of magazines, popular newspapers, and premium digital publishers in the News app.
The News app is available in the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Learn what's available in your country or region.
Explore the News app
Then, on your iPhone and iPod touch, navigate the News app using the tabs at the bottom of the screen. On your iPad or Mac, navigate the app using the sidebar. If you don't see the sidebar, tap or click the Sidebar button in the upper-left corner of the app.
In this tab, you'll see a feed of top stories curated by editors and articles tailored to your interests. As you read more stories, Apple News will refine what you see in Today. You can also personalize News to follow or block channels and topics.
In the United States and Canada, you can subscribe to Apple News+ to get access to hundreds of magazines, popular newspapers, and premium digital publishers in the News app.
In Spotlight, Apple News editors go deep into a topic that's of interest at the moment, curating the best content from sources you can trust.
The Spotlight tab's name and icon might temporarily change to reflect the topic's theme.
Following and search
On your iPhone or iPod touch, tap the Following tab, then enter a channel, story, or topic in the search bar. If you want to follow a topic or channel, tap the Follow button .
On your iPad or Mac, you can find Following content in the sidebar. If you don't see the sidebar, tap or click the Sidebar button in the upper-left corner of the app.
In Following, you'll also see a list of the topics and channels that you're already following and suggestions from Siri or based on your reading behavior in the News app. Tap or click Saved Stories to view your saved stories, and tap or click History to see the stories that you previously read.
Read and save stories
Tap or click any story to read it. If you don't have time to read it now, you can save it for later:
- On your iOS device: Tap the Share button , then tap Save.
- On your Mac, choose File > Save Story from the menu bar at the top of your computer screen.
Tap or click Saved Stories in the Following tab or the sidebar to view your saved stories.
More ways to get the news
There are many ways to stay up to date with Apple News:
- Use the News app on your Apple Watch or the News widget on your iOS device to see the top headlines and save them for later to read on a different device.
- Read the latest business headlines in the Stocks app on your iOS device and Mac. (The United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom only.)
- Get an email digest with stories tailored to your interests by opting in to Apple News Updates emails.
Personalize your News
As you read stories in the News app, love and dislike stories for Apple News to get to know your interests better.
Love and follow
You'll see the Love button in different places in News. Tap it to love a story or follow a channel or topic and to see more similar things in your feed. To follow a magazine, follow its channel. Learn more about reading magazines with Apple News+.
On your iPhone or iPod touch, you can also swipe left on a headline in Today to see the Love option.
Go to Following or the sidebar to search for channels and topics or see suggested ones. Tap or click the Follow button to follow a channel or topic. To unfollow a channel or topic, tap or click Edit in the upper-right corner, tap or click the Remove button , then tap or click Remove.
Dislike and block
Tap or click the Dislike button to dislike a story and see fewer things like it in your feed. On your iPhone or iPod touch, you can also swipe right on a headline in Today to see the Dislike option.
While reading a story, you can tap the Share button and then choose Block Channel or choose File > Block Channel or File > Block Topic to stop seeing stories from that news provider or topic. To view your blocked channels or topics or to unblock something, go to Following > Blocked Channels & Topics on your iPhone or iPod touch; scroll to the bottom of the sidebar and tap Blocked Channels & Topics on your iPad; or choose File > Manage Blocked Channels & Topics on your Mac.
If a story is in the wrong section, doesn't display correctly, or contains offensive language or content, you can report it. On your iOS device, while in the story, tap the Share button , swipe left on the bottom row, then tap "Report a Concern." On your Mac, choose News > "Report a Concern" from the menu at the top of your computer screen.
Change your settings
On your iOS device, go to Settings > News. From here, you can can change your settings, including these:
- Restrict stories: Tap "Restrict Stories in Today" to display only stories from channels that you follow in the Today feed and topic feeds. All other channels will be blocked.
- Find content in other apps: Tap Siri & Search, then tap "Find Content in Other Apps" to turn off Siri’s ability to suggest news stories based on what you read in other apps.
On your Mac, choose News > Preferences from the menu at the top of your computer screen.
You can also choose which channels you get notifications for through the News app. On your iPhone or iPod touch, go to Following > Manage Notifications. On your iPad, scroll to the bottom of the sidebar and tap Manage Notifications. On your Mac, choose File > Manage Notifications.
- Sign up for News Publisher to distribute content in the News app. Whether you're a blogger or part of a news organization, you can publish your content on Apple News.
- You can subscribe to Apple News+ to get access to hundreds of magazines, popular newspapers, and premium digital publishers in the News app.
- You can also subscribe to some publisher content on an individual basis. Learn more about individual channel subscriptions in Apple News.
- Set up notifications to get alerts from your favorite apps on your iOS device.