What's New

Bug fixes and back end improvements

App Description

Watch ABC News directly from your iPhone and Apple Watch - Watch news clips from your favorite shows including Good Morning America, World News, Nightline, This Week and 20/20. Get breaking U.S. and world news or catch up with the latest stories in entertainment, politics, sports, health, technology, science and business:

- Watch streaming live coverage as news breaks
- Multi-task - Browse and read stories as videos stream
- Listen to ABC News Radio in the car or wherever you are - even when you are in other apps
- Get personalized alerts & a custom ‘News Inbox’ keep you from missing stories for the topics you care about

STREAMING NEWS - VIDEO CLIPS & ABC NEWS RADIO:
No Cable subscription - No problem! Get hassle free news, wherever and whenever you need it, no signup or service required! Our new iOS ABC News app lets you stream news from anywhere, whether you have WiFi or just a 3G connection - No need to log in or have a cable subscription.

Not interested in reading the News? Watch local and national news clips, check out news slideshows or listen to ABC Radio!

2016 ELECTION COVERAGE
Stay up to date on the latest 2016 US election coverage! Learn about how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are doing with top-notch, un-biased US election coverage! Get up-to-date information about their running mates, Tim Kaine and Mike Pence. Whether you are a Democrat or a Republican, we can get you the election news, polling and election results you are looking for. Learn about presidential election debates, the vice presidential debate, and all the hot-button issues. Get all the news, polling, reports and election day results that you need here for the general and local elections!

NEWS ALERTS THAT YOU CONTROL:
The ABC News app lets you set up and control a personalized list of alerts, so that we can send you push notifications about the topics that interest you. You can tell us how often you want to get the push notifications, and when. No need to wade through a bunch of news that you don’t care about! We will help you find exactly the stories, articles and videos that you are interested in.

NEWS CATEGORIES INCLUDE:
-US News
-Politics
-Local Interest Stories
-International News
-Investigative Reporting
-Lifestyle & Entertainment News
-Health
-Financial Stories
-Technology News
-Sports Reporting
-Travel

SEARCHABLE MULTI-MEDIA NEWS OF ALL TYPES:
Read, watch or listen to news that you want to hear! The ABC News App lets you search to find exactly what you are looking for. You can search by keyword, show or topic. We also have sections for ‘Trending News’ ‘Top Stories’ and the ‘Daily Rewind’ which will show you a visual recap of the events of the day!

SAVE FAVORITES & SET ALERTS:
Want to skip straight to your favorite topics? Save stories and topics you like in your Favorites, and we will automatically add those stories as well as any follow-up news related to those stories. Your ABC News Favorites holds just the stories that you care about.

LOCAL NEWS STORIES BY GEOGRAPHY:
Watch local stories from ABC stations in Chicago, Fresno, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Raleigh & San Francisco.

SPORTS STORIES FROM ESPN:
Want to know when your favorite teams are playing or how they are doing? The ABC News app is all over it. We can store news stories and updates about domestic and international sports news & events directly in your bookmarks. We can even send you push-notifications about certain teams. Just customize your settings to tell us exactly what you want! We have NFL, NBA, NHL, tennis, golf and everything newsworthy in sports.

iPhone Screenshots

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Apple Watch Screenshots

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Apple TV Screenshots

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App Changes

  • November 11, 2011 New version 3.3
  • April 29, 2012 New version 3.4
  • August 24, 2012 New version 3.5.2
  • October 26, 2012 New version 3.5.3
  • November 15, 2012 New version 3.5.4
  • October 25, 2013 New version 4.0
  • October 27, 2013 New version 4.1
  • November 06, 2013 New version 4.2
  • November 21, 2013 New version 4.3
  • November 26, 2013 New version 4.4
  • December 19, 2013 New version 4.5
  • April 05, 2014 New version 4.6
  • April 19, 2014 New version 4.7
  • May 29, 2014 New version 4.8
  • June 21, 2014 New version 4.9
  • August 06, 2014 New version 4.10
  • August 21, 2014 New version 4.11
  • September 15, 2014 New version 4.12
  • October 02, 2014 New version 4.13
  • October 17, 2014 New version 4.14
  • October 27, 2014 New version 4.15
  • November 07, 2014 New version 4.16
  • December 09, 2014 New version 4.17
  • January 06, 2015 New version 4.18
  • February 19, 2015 New version 4.19
  • April 27, 2015 New version 4.22
  • May 16, 2015 New version 4.23
  • June 04, 2015 New version 4.24
  • June 10, 2015 New version 4.25
  • September 23, 2015 New version 4.26
  • October 13, 2015 New version 4.27
  • January 19, 2016 New version 4.27.28
  • January 26, 2016 New version 4.28
  • February 04, 2016 New version 4.29
  • February 08, 2016 New version 4.29.4
  • July 03, 2016 New version 4.32
  • July 15, 2016 New version 5.0
  • July 17, 2016 New version 5.01
  • August 12, 2016 New version 5.02
  • August 19, 2016 New version 5.04
  • November 06, 2016 New version 5.09.1
  • November 22, 2016 New version 5.10.0
  • January 05, 2017 New version 5.11.1