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SmartNews analyzes millions of news stories to deliver the top breaking news and football news stories that matter.

Read high-quality breaking news stories, world news and football news from top news publishers and magazines: Reuters, AP, Wired, Buzzfeed, Reuters, Vox, VICE, VICE News, Bleacher Report, The Huffington Post, Quartz, Huffington Post, TIME, CNET and more.


“Better than Feedly or Flipboard. Love it!” Jack C.
“Much better than the new version of Apple News.” - Polidoc
“Quickly replaced Yahoo as the best source for news.” - Kris L.
“Literally one of the best news apps… It ranks with the likes of BBC News.” -lightspeed12

“Browse headlines quickly, customize your channels and read the news offline. SmartNews is an excellent free alternative to other popular news apps.”


Breaking News
Notifications for breaking news stories.

Trusted News
300+ top-tier news publications.

Offline News
Fetch trending news and read news offline.


Awarded Best News App:
- Best of 2013 (Japan) - Apple
- Best App of the Year, 2013 (Japan) - Google

What’s New

Version 6.13.0

- General improvements to make sure we provide the news that matters to you.
- New channels include Mirror Online, Seeking Alpha and many more.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
150 Ratings

150 Ratings

Agbdss77 ,

Amazing app

A really easy to use app which makes consuming news a breeze. Would love to have something similar for podcasts

Naresh M ,

Compact news

I like it most for compact news in detail
Smart news gives me compact news overall
I like it but how I connect or Shastri’s to Facebook and Twitter fastly

Ios 9 freezing ,

Good could be great

Great app good format
Need larger image hd options
Text size
And dark mode
Keep up the good work


SmartNews, Inc.
44.6 MB

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


English, Japanese

Age Rating
Frequent/Intense Profanity or Crude Humour
Frequent/Intense Realistic Violence
Frequent/Intense Mature/Suggestive Themes
Unrestricted Web Access
Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Frequent/Intense Horror/Fear Themes
Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
Frequent/Intense Sexual Content or Nudity


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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