Sunday, September 20, 2015

How To Enable iOS 9 News App Outside US

Here is tutorial how to quickly enable iOS 9 News app for users that live outside US. News app is one of iOS 9 new non-removable apps that were added to your Home screen including iCloud Drive, Find My iPhone and Find My Friends.

Featuring a Flipboard-like interface and taking advantage of the new and proprietary Apple News format, the new News app makes it easy to enjoy news stories on iOS device from your favorite sources. And all these without web clutter and with sleek image galleries, attractive layouts, smooth animations and so forth. Unfortunately, Apple users living outside the United States are out of luck as News is US-only at release.

Currently, the forthcoming iOS 9.1 software update will officially enable News app in the United Kingdom and perhaps some other markets. So here is few steps on how to enable iOS 9 News app on iPhone.

How to enable iOS 9 News app if you’re outside US

Step 1: First, launch the Settings application on your iOS device, that runs iOS 9.

Step 2: Now go to General > Language & Region as shown on the picture below.

Step 3: Next, click on Region option in the Region Formats section.

Step 4: You will be presented with the list of supported iOS regions. Simply pick United States and click Done in the upper right corner of the display to proceed.

Step 5: iOS will ask you to please confirm changing your region. Confirm by clicking the button labeled Continue, as you can see on the picture below.

Tip: Your iOS device will respring in order to apply the new region setting. This can take up some time so don’t panic when you will see black screen.

Enabling iOS 9 News app this way gives you access to US-specific content.


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