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WHIO-TV Channel 7 is serving the Dayton-Miami Valley Area coverage you can count on as it happens with our 24/7 news app. Dig deeper on the major news of the day with our live and on-demand videos to keep you plugged in to what’s happening now.

WHIO-TV Channel 7 is your guide to:


Minute-by-minute weather using WHIO-TV Channel 7’s StormTracker Doppler Radar and 5-day Forecast so you know how the weather will impact you.
Getting where you need to go on time with live drive times in and out of the Dayton Metro Area.
Direct sports coverage of the OSU Buckeyes, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Dayton Flyers, and more.
Local news that matters for Greene, Miami, and Montgomery counties including Dayton, Kettering, Beavercreek, Huber Heights, Fairborn, Centerville, Miamisburg, and West Carrollton.
National and world news and what it means for you.
Engaging content that you can share easily from the app to Twitter and Facebook.

Get accessible coverage that keeps you up-to-date with WHIO-TV Channel 7.

Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. Please note: This app features Nielsen's proprietary measurement software, which will allow you to contribute to market research like Nielsen's TV Ratings. Please see www.nielsen.com/digitalprivacy for more information.

What’s New

Version 8.4.4

To improve your experience, we bring regular updates with bug fixes and optimizations. We’re trying new things with video. It still requires your permission to start playing so you’re always in control. As always we welcome your feedback!

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
12.1K Ratings

12.1K Ratings

Tmup117 ,

How I get the local news!!

I don’t like watching the news around my boys anymore. I don’t want them worried about things they are too young to even think about so I watch it on my phone via the WHIO app. I really like it except in the mornings if you use the listen button you get the radio station instead of the news that is on tv. Other than that it’s great!

eye95 ,

Fixes just change what is broken!

The programmers did a fix sometime back that required a somewhat long press to open a category. Too long, and the press did not work. Too short, and the press did not work. It took some time, but it was possible to learn how long to press.

OK, so they fixed that one, but you could not go back to the story list. The back feature took you back to the category list, and you had to scroll through the stories to find where you were to select the next story you wanted to read.

OK, this fix restores the capability to go back to the story list, which is now blank, until you attempt to scroll that list, at which time, you are taken back to the top of the list, once again having to scroll through the stories to find where you were.

This fix is no fix.

Through the myriad of these errors (and others) I have not commented. However, this parade of bugs tells me that the authors are not bothering to test their software before foisting it on us.

(Note: This comment is from someone who used to write software for a living.)

original_axle ,

Poorly designed, doesn’t function when it’s actually needed

My area has been through several big storms in the last couple months. And the only consistent thing about them is that the app will spam ads at you when trying to get the forecast during an emergency and oftentimes the app will crash in general. The fact that the sponsors for this app thought it would be a good idea to continue ads during an emergency and not provide fixes to app crashing updates is just sad. To those responsible for this app (if read) you need to address this. I know now that this app cannot provide time sensitive information when making decisions in a potentially deadly situation, but others may not.

App Privacy

The developer, Cox Media Group, 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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  • 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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