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Stay informed with award-winning national and international news, PLUS complete local news coverage of the D.C. metro area. Scan top headlines for must-read stories. Get fresh perspectives on the world from Post bloggers. Save articles for offline reading in My Post. Free to download, subscribers enjoy unlimited access.

PRODUCT FEATURES
• TOP HEADLINES: Quickly browse the always updating feed of today’s news and read each story in full.
• NEWS ALERTS: See images, headlines, and short excerpts of articles right in the expanded notification view.
• D.C. METRO NEWS: Learn what’s going on in the nation’s capitol with stories about D.C. and the surrounding metro area.
• LIVE: Follow along with our live blog coverage for up-to-the-minute updates on breaking news and events, and watch live events as they happen.
• BLOGS: Find out what The Post’s most insightful bloggers have to say about everything from politics to sports to pop culture.
• COMICS: Browse our library of comics, and dive into our extensive archive.
• OFFLINE READING: Save your favorite and must-read articles to “My Post” for easy access anytime.

SUBSCRIPTION DETAILS
• OPTIONS: Download the app for free and enjoy a limited number of free stories each month. Get unlimited access for just $14.99/month (first month FREE).
• EXTRAS: Your subscription to The Washington Post comes with complimentary web access, as well as access to the Washington Post Classic iPad app and The All-New Washington Post App, available on iPhone and iPad.
• PAYMENT: Payment will be charged to your iTunes account with the confirmation of your purchase.
• AUTO-RENEWAL: Your subscription will auto-renew for $14.99 each month unless you cancel 24 hours before the end of the current subscription period. The auto-renewal can be turned off at any time in the Account Settings section of the App Store. Please note, you will be unable to cancel your current subscription during an active subscription period.
• FREE TRIAL: Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable
• PRIVACY POLICY: https://www.washingtonpost.com/privacy-policy/2011/11/18/gIQASIiaiN_story.html
• App Privacy information displayed below applies to users on iOS 14.5 or higher
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• DO NOT SELL MY INFO (CA Residents): https://www.washingtonpost.com/my-post/privacy-settings/

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Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
359.9K Ratings

359.9K Ratings

JR Burke VA ,

Faulty print edition

I use both the digital version and the soon to be replaced print versions of the wapo apps. With what is available in the most recent versions of the digital app, I fear that many of the features of the print app will be lost in the upcoming move to a single app.
Two of these features are: control over which section are downloaded when the app opens and the ability to change pages with a simple touch instead of a swipe. At home, with excellent internet speed, choosing which sections to download is not critical. However, when travelling and at the mercy of a hotel’s slow speeds, it does become very important. I have had cases where it took over 15 minutes to download a single section. The touch vs. swipe may seem insignificant to some but if you must work with one hand while holding your iPad having the ability to turn the page with a simple touch is important. I hope the Post keeps these and the other print addition features when they finally retire the dedicated print app.

AppUserOmAhHung ,

Overall good, but...

I’ve been using this app on both iPhone and iPad and it continues too a good way too navigate and read the paper on these devices. One thing has changed with the latest update. Previously, when opening articles from the WaPo email news digest I receive several times a day, it would open them in the browser and not the app, which was fine. The browser would have the little arrow in the upper left corner to get back to the email app to continue going through the list of articles. Now when clicking on a link in the email WaPo digest, it opens the browser and from the browser offers to view the article in the app. After clicking to open the app, the return arrow lead back to the browser, not the email app. There is an unneeded clunky browser step in the middle. A fix to the app to allow moving back and forth between the email digest and the app would be a great feature in an upcoming release (which would make it operate as seamlessly as The NY Times app). Also when clicking on a link in the email digest when there are no open windows already open, it often jumps to the browser but then nothing happens.

Also, oddly, from scrolling through the reviews, I appears the vast majority are about the WaPo itself and have nothing to do with the actual WaPo app.

Jumpdad77 ,

More Left Leaning than Centrist. Disappointing.

The other day I noticed on a couple media bias graphs that the WP was dead center with the highest amount of original content. As someone who doesn’t fit in either political party I have been longing for a news source that works hard to see both sides, like I do. So, when I saw the graphs I decided to order a subscription at a promo price that seemed generous. The first two days I read as much as I could and seemed to be getting what I had hoped for. Then yesterday I opened the app and was dismayed at what I saw yesterday. Four out of the six featured pieces were obviously left leaning on the issues of state rights, abortion, and the use of presidential power (9/5/21). Were the other two right leaning to at least attempt to give a little balance? No, they were not. They were about items that didn’t have a political impact.
I’m going to give the Post a couple more weeks to try to prove me wrong on this, but I’m not all that hopeful. Has the news media swung so far left in general that the Post just looks centrist by comparison?

I love the way the app is arranged. But I do have a complaint about the search feature. I searched for articles on Indonesia and got several hits from a couple of weeks ago. When I attempted to click on the links the only place they sent me was back to the front page of the current day.

App Privacy

The developer, The Washington Post, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info
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  • Search History
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

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  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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