News for iPhone 6

How to use the News app on your iPhone or iPad

In a time when nearly all of the world's news is available on the web, what's the appeal of the News app under iOS 9?

In today's world, we don't just want to read "the news." We want it delivered: Not tossed onto the digital porch like a newspaper, but curated, with articles that fit our interests. Apple's News app isn't the first one to do this—Flipboard has been a high-profile example of this model for quite awhile—but the company's program has an advantage over all those in the App Store: It's part of iOS and available to everyone with an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom.

Get started with the News app

The first time you launch the News app, you need to tell it what you like to read. You do this by selecting channel and category favorites.

  1. Open the News app.
  2. On its initial screen, tap a few channels (specific outlets or publications) or general categories. Other topics, based on what you've selected already, appear at the bottom.
  3. Tap Continue when you feel you've chosen enough favorites. You can always add more later.
  4. Choose whether you want to receive emails containing news items by tapping Sign Me Up or Not Now.
  5. When you're done, the app switches to the For You screen and presents articles from your selections.

If you use more than one iOS device, be sure to go to Settings > iCloud and turn on the News option for syncing your articles between them.

News is divided up into five sections:

  • For You, which gives you a list of articles based off channels or genres you've selected and liked
  • Favorites, a collection of all channels and genres you've added
  • Explore, which displays other suggested channels and topics for you to peruse
  • Search, to help you find new articles, channels, and genres
  • Saved, which stores your reading history along with any articles you've saved for later reading

How to read articles in the News app

Reading articles that interest you is simple enough: You can either read selected articles for you from the Spotlight screen or pop into the News app itself.

You can open Spotlight by swiping right on your primary Home screen; snippets of important News articles will show up below all other Spotlight content. You can then tap on one to open it in the News app.

Within the News app, tap the For You tab, then select an article to open it. Or tap Favorites, tap a Channel, and then select an article. Tap the Back button (

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