Enjoy a digital replica of each day’s print edition, down to every photo and special insert. Stay informed with award-winning national and international news, as well as complete local news coverage of the D.C. metro area. Read stories wherever you are with convenient offline reading. This app brings you everything daily Washington Post readers enjoy—along with extra benefits for added mobile convenience.

▪ PRINT EDITION: Flip through The Washington Post right on your iPad and iPhone with our digital replica of each day’s print newspaper.
▪ MY POST: Save your must-read articles for offline reading when it’s convenient for you.
▪ INTELLIGENT DOWNLOADING: We'll learn which sections you read the most, and download them in the background every morning. Don't read a section? We'll keep it off your device to free space, and keep it available if you'd like to read it.
▪ ARCHIVE: Browse the last two weeks of Print Editions. See the top stories and lead images of the day.

▪ 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 All-New Washington Post App on all your smartphones and tablets.
▪ 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.
▪ 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.

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What’s New

Version 4.16.0

- Updates for iOS 13

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
26K Ratings

26K Ratings

faith4vincera ,

Amazing app, but...

So I don’t want to change the star rating, because this is truly a GREAT app. Wish NY TImes and Wall Street Journal would get onboard already, jeez. But there is some room for improvement. For example, if my screen times out for any reason (naps over the Sunday paper, snack breaks,etc.) I lose my place where I was reading, and I’m taken back to the Home Screen. A little annoying to have to flip back through sections... I read the paper how I read a book, just straight through, so I’m not always mindful of what page or section I left off on. Also, the tap to enter web content feature is TOO sensitive. Annoyingly so. A lot of the time that I try to swipe to turn the page, I’m redirected to the ask if I want to open the webpage, or just taken straight there. That honestly does disrupt by flow quite a bit. Would be better if there was one link per page to go to the webpage, instead of making the whole page a link. This also happens when I try to zoom in on text or images.

dendrob60 ,

Thanks for setting record straight!

On so much of what trump does as president that is dishonest and troubling for the highest public servant of our country. Please speak to other professional journalist. Instead of judging Mueller we are supppse to be Evaluating Whether trump did illegal behavior that meets impeachable offenses. If GOP were willing to impeach over lying about sex with an intern surely trump repeatly intentionally trying to impede a federal investigation, Campaign finance fraud, and his campaign accepting stolen emails by a foreign government is impeachable. Shame those public servants who swore to protect the country. Also report on what has been done to shore up problems with our elections over the past 2 and 1/2 years . If nothing done all responsible should be voted out.
Thank you for all the hard work you all do to bring facts to light.
Beth Smith

Skizzledefizhlesnizzel ,

Functional frustration.

The journalism and coverage is very good, but I have been reading the publication on an iPad and an iPhone and find that functions such as page turning and zooming frequently go awry on both platforms. Pages may turn when I intend to zoom in, a section often closes when I mean to turn a page, or the fuller version of an article opens when I’m merely trying to scroll within the print edition. Most frustrating is that often, when I am scrolling within an article, the app interprets intention to scroll as a command to zoom out; thus, I constantly find myself having to resize the text, which is quite annoying and distracting. Isn’t there a way to make these features behave more deliberately?


The Washington Post Company
89.3 MB

Requires iOS 9.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
In-App Purchases
  1. The Washington Post
  2. Premium Digital $14.99
  3. Basic Digital $9.99


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