Can you still use the free Apple News app without a subscription to News+

Apple News on iPad
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Apple announced a new premium service, Apple News+. But can you still use the free Apple News app? The answer is yes, you can. Apple News will continue on as usual, you can still use and enjoy it as you always have. All Apple News users in the US, UK, Canada, and Australia can continue to read the latest news. You can still enjoy your personalized feed without having to pay a dime.

For detailed information on how to get the most out of the free Apple News app:

In case you are considering subscribing to the new Apple News+:

If you do want to subscribe to the paid Apple News+, here's how:

Are you a devoted Apple News user, planning to continue using the free app? Or are you checking out the new subscription-based Apple News+? Let us know in the comments!

Karen S Freeman

Karen is a contributor to as a writer and co-host of the iMore Show. She’s been writing about Apple since 2010 with a year-long break to work at an Apple Store as a product specialist. She's also a contributor at CNET. Before joining iMore in 2018, Karen wrote for Macworld, AppAdvice, WatchAware. She’s an early adopter who used to wait in long lines on release days before pre-ordering made things much easier. Karen is also a part-time teacher and occasional movie extra. She loves to spend time with her family, travel the world, and is always looking for portable tech and accessories so she can work from anywhere.