Microsoft News delivers breaking news and trusted, in-depth reporting from the world's best journalists.
- Our editors curate the most trusted, important, interesting and trending news
- You choose which topics matter most to you.
- Microsoft News updates you with notifications of breaking news, quickly and accurately, 24/7
- Sync your preferences across the app and the Web.
Microsoft News works in partnership with hundreds of publishers in dozens of countries globally. Select from editions in more 20 countries, carrying content from 3,000 top brands.
Microsoft News makes it easy to for you to keep informed, to intuitively move from story to story, and from section to section. Our clean design lets you read articles without clutter, with useful features like a dark mode for nighttime reading. Add our widget to your home screen for easy access to breaking news. The app is free to download and use with no limits on how many articles or videos you can view.
Here's what fans say are our best features:
- ""Get all your news in one place good job Microsoft for making it simple yet useful.""
- ""Meaningful news. Well organized. Easy to use.""
- ""Excellent range of trustworthy sources.""
- ""Awesome app which syncs across computer, mobile and tablet.""
- ""Best news app out there when it comes to topics and content.""
- ""Great all-around news app that collects articles from sources you want.""
- ""The only news app I use.""
Among the top news providers partnering with Microsoft News:
News, politics and opinion: The Washington Post, USA TODAY, CBS News, CNN, The New York Times, FOX News, NBC News, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, BBC News, The Federalist, The Week
Entertainment, celebrity and gossip: People, Wonderwall, INSIDER, ETtonline, PopSugar, Entertainment Weekly, TheWrap, Variety, Inside Edition, The Hollywood Reporter
Lifestyle: Readers Digest, TODAY, The Daily Meal, GeoBeats, Eat This Not That!, Delish, Good Housekeeping, PureWow, Cheapism, Hello Giggles
Money and investing: Business Insider, CNBC, Bloomberg, 24/7 Wall St., International Business Times, The Wall Street Journal, Money, Lovemoney, The Motley Fool, Forbes
Sports: Larry Brown Sports, For The Win, Sporting News, Sportsnaut, USA TODAY SPORTS, Sports Illustrated, theScore, 12up, The Big Lead, SB Nation, Yardbarker, The Drive
This update includes bug fixes and stability improvements.
Ratings and ReviewsSee All
Irrelevant news, too many ads.
Title says it all. There’s too much clickbait for this to be a serious news app, and the news that isn’t clickbait is horribly curated by MSN. Google’s offerings somehow know exactly what articles I’d be interested in, and yet, although I’ve already fed Cortana and Bing a bunch of keywords for my interests and specified what topics to display, they still manage to come up with irrelevant articles.
That being said, it does fit with the theme of fluent design, which I’m a fan of, and it is free, so the price is right. I just wish it was actually better at being a news app, and not another advertising hub.
(That being said, it’s horrifying that Google has scraped so much info into my advertising ID, but this is a case where it’s actually kinda convenient, so, this is alright I guess.)
Great news, bad app
Microsoft News is fantastic for news. But the app never save settings about news preferences and even when you set them again, the categorization of articles is often poor.
For example, I cannot find any possible way to permanently disable news about sports, entertainment and especially royals. When I finally do disable these (until the next time the app starts), the app saves that I’m logged in, but ignore my preferences. An because of poor categorization, things like sports, entertainment and royals ends up jammed under trending or possibly Asia or Africa. The result is, at least one in 3 articles I’m presented are tabloid rubbish. I can’t imagine that MS would need more than one person on duty at a time to properly sort and filter articles.
Good, hoping for better soon
There's promise. I'd love to see more interests to choose from, many more sources and quicker additions of new news.
I'd say the look and feel is a tiny bit sloppy next to hyper-polished Apple News, it's not bad at all but it is a lesser app imho. Font size, pic to headline ratio... it could be better.
I'll use it tho... and then use the Reuters and Apple app until I feel this one provides everything. Or I'll drop it again like the last "effort". Man that got bad!
Here's hoping MS actually allows the devs to make this app better quickly and effectively unlike so many other MS mobile programs. As someone who desperately misses live tiles I don't appreciate MS just giving up so many times.
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