ABC News - US & World News APK

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ABC News - US & World News apk

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ABC News - US & World News is abcnews,news,magazines, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 1 by 3 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit website who developed it. apps can be downloaded and installed on Android 5.0 and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of Available for download. Download the app using your favorite browser and click Install to install the application. Please note that we provide both basic and pure APK files and faster download speeds than APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 17320+ times on store. You can also download APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.

ABC News brings the latest headlines & video on the midterms, US and world news

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view network connections
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create accounts and set passwords
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run at startup
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prevent phone from sleeping
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toggle sync on and off
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  1. Mean Mrmustard-avatar

    Mean Mrmustard


    Example-i'm watching abc w/mr muir,@1st commercial it never comes back,it goes to another news show. It does this w/ others too,and, I've seen other people say the same 4 their shows. This tells me that you regard those who watch the app instead of watching the network itself (4 whatever reason) as SECOND CLASS viewers, like a caste system in India.

  2. Gregory Blair-avatar

    Gregory Blair


    You App continues to not load articles. Information is omitted and it Continuously Locks up or Freezes. It will also play articles by itself and will NOT cut off if you exit app. This is absolutely ridiculous. You Do Not Pay For This Phone! How can Carriers Allow you to take over customers phones. So, BYE BYE TO YOUR APP!!

  3. Ben-avatar



    Way too many ads! An ad after every single news article is rediculous. There is even an ad after skipping an article. That's just stupid .

  4. Henry, Oliver Jr-avatar

    Henry, Oliver Jr


    Last place in News apps. Not as functional as other news apps. Don't notify you of anything until other news have already notified you.

  5. Scott Buchholz-avatar

    Scott Buchholz


    Latest Rev freezes 70-80% of the time. And the turnaround for a fix is not impressive so far.

  6. C Howard-avatar

    C Howard


    It's not live with weather forecasts . I neededand wanted live weather reports and updates.

  7. Miss Zadie Pippa Dameron-avatar

    Miss Zadie Pippa Dameron


    Very addictive in a good way, you can always trust ABC for the best news!

  8. Ellen Bailey-avatar

    Ellen Bailey


    Hard to navigate and keeps locking up.

  9. Christopher Strode-avatar

    Christopher Strode


    App freezes up and closes frequently.

  10. Dave R.-avatar

    Dave R.


    ABC News: Storage use extremely excessive. Storage Total 1.01 GB = Application 94.15 MB + Data 0.92 GB . Version: 5.5.6 .

  11. Ronald Russell-avatar

    Ronald Russell


    OMG I don't know when they added the live news streaming feature but I love it, deleting CNN and keeping ABC

  12. Franklin Cox-avatar

    Franklin Cox


    A delitefull and unbiased review of the days events.

  13. Dos Caras-avatar

    Dos Caras


    I have been a huge fan of ABC news since the days of Howard K.Smith,Max Reynolds,Barbara Walters,Ted Koppel and the late great Peter Jennings ABC news gives you the new straight up like a tall glass of vodka,no ice and no straw.... ABC news gives you the news in the raw untouched unfiltered 100% real news and that's what I love about ABC news and I've been watching ABC news since the Fall of 1973....and ABC news will always be the one news that I can always count on.❤️❤️💯💯😉😉😁😁🥂🥂🍾🍾

  14. Craig Smith-avatar

    Craig Smith


    Can't close radio part of app. This has lots of good content but I opened the radio part once and haven't been able to close it out of notifications ever since. Close button doesn't work. Neither does closing the whole app. I'll probably have to uninstall.

  15. Warren Schroeder-avatar

    Warren Schroeder


    The app sends me notifications about articles, but when I select the notification, it opens the app, but I cannot find the article of the notification. So I want to block notifications, but can't figure out how to do that. Thinking about uninstalling, to stop the worthless notifications.

  16. Joey Douglas-avatar

    Joey Douglas


    So far I like it wish it had a section that's like BBC's my news section. But other than that it works smoothly and is very quick

  17. Erik Cohen-avatar

    Erik Cohen


    Great news but way too many notifications...went to settings and removed push notifications and yet still got another notification. Also acts glitchy and think it is slowing phone down=2 stars for now, next stop uninstalling

  18. Anique Waseem-avatar

    Anique Waseem


    This app sends breaking news. But when I try to open it. It won't open. However, when I press back. Its main page opens immediately. Therefore I am deleting it

  19. Monica Britt-avatar

    Monica Britt


    Informative and up to date news.

  20. busyinoc-avatar



    I don't like that there's no ability to share an article via email, Pushbullet, etc. to read later.

  21. J. Allen-avatar

    J. Allen


    Content is good but app is glitchy and most times will not load content. Says no internet connection when there clearly is one.

  22. Brighton Shumba-avatar

    Brighton Shumba


    I actually liked this app and the only reason o didnt give it a five is because it doesnt give me the option to cast to tv

  23. John Bellantoni-avatar

    John Bellantoni


    Afte op update, it doesn't work anymore....

  24. Bill Nemecek-avatar

    Bill Nemecek


    Text over photos hard to read in many cases needs to be fixed

  25. John Wood-avatar

    John Wood


    This is the most one-sided politically bias news app other than CNN.

  26. Gary Crofts-avatar

    Gary Crofts


    Great app but needs to have a casting function.

  27. Dever Grace-avatar

    Dever Grace



  28. Tim Vranich-avatar

    Tim Vranich


    Only reports stories they want you to hear. They don't report the "facts" only their opinion. Massive cover up for the democrats. Obviously the home of fake news.

  29. ll squetimkin-avatar

    ll squetimkin


    Want this app on phone... Had it before; then was trying to free up storage & selected all then it was removed... I want it back...

  30. Robert Basse-avatar

    Robert Basse


    Used to be good but its one sided and hypocritical and two faced reporters.

  31. raffinataonline-avatar



    Constantly reloading or something. Can't even finish reading an article with constant ads loading & disrupting page position. Honestly, ABC, just fix it. Ridiculous. And now, evidently, we're all to subscribe to HULU to watch ABC specials. Great. Another streaming service. How incredibly annoying.

  32. whitemagictheprophet-avatar



    I find that ABC News is at the forefront of news that we all need to hear, and know for our sovereignty! Dr. JOHN A INKS

  33. Cassandra Frazier-avatar

    Cassandra Frazier


    Love reading the news all day everyday.

  34. Charity Celebrity-avatar

    Charity Celebrity


    The live stream is unwatchable. Maybe it is because I am a European but there is an ad break every few minutes. At least on the CBS app the fill the space with 'inhouse' advertising. Even in the UK our commercial channels don't run ads as often as the US does. I don't need a 3min pee break every two and a half minutes!

  35. Seth Powell-avatar

    Seth Powell


    This app is garbage. It gives notifications that contain headlines, tap the notification & it takes you to the home page with no mention of that headline. Four times that happened. It did help itself to 4G bandwidth & battery by playing a video of "this couple's proposal" that I didn't ask to see & had less than zero interest in; but genuine news headlines, that it _NOTIFIES_ me of? Those, on the ABCNews app, are a no-show.

  36. Candace Walters-avatar

    Candace Walters


    It's straightforword news no fibs no lying about anything they truly know what journalism is I totally recommend this app!

  37. John Smith-avatar

    John Smith


    I had to finally just Uninstall this app. The absolute lies and bias was too much to take anymore. The finally straw was the article on Catholics and Biden that was clearly written by a pair of people who would probably like to crucifie every remaining Catholic in the world. There is literally no place to get News anymore, just editorials from both sides. It is NOT ABC News it should be ABC Editorials and Opinions.

  38. Alan Alaidin-avatar

    Alan Alaidin


    Great app and thank you ABC.

  39. Pam Askew-avatar

    Pam Askew


    I love this app because as a child and my mom and dad loved it so when I got married I started to watch it and I still do.thanks for all that y'all do. And God bless yall.

  40. Christopher Williams-avatar

    Christopher Williams


    Excellent and Extraordinarily Reporting.

  41. G. Charleston-avatar

    G. Charleston


    I like the look of the app, and the even handed way news is written. However, sharing a story with a friend rarely works. Fix that and I'll give 5 stars.

  42. G Fo-avatar

    G Fo


    Consumes a ton of data, even to simply read the news briefly!

  43. Kent Ivey-avatar

    Kent Ivey


    Slow, hangs up constantly, images fail to load, pure bs. No? Maybe my phone? Don't believe so....other news apps installed do just fine. Finally had enough of abc.

  44. J ML-avatar

    J ML


    Very upsetting that the share option has disappeared. I have an android. This has forced me to now choose to read this app last among all the news apps I use. I also believe over time the articles have started to become shorter, less detailed, and sometimes leave key facts out that other natoonal news outlets share, such as CNN, NBC, NPR, or Reuters. It is as if they are dumbing it down, or perhaps it is editing to keep articles brief.

  45. Allison Lansberry-avatar

    Allison Lansberry


    Has to many glitches. Repeats things & cuts others off before finishing.

  46. Colin Clark-avatar

    Colin Clark


    The app has two serious issues. First, it autoplays content and there is no way to disable this horrible setting. Picture me being in a nice silent doctor's office trying to pass the time by catching up on world events. Suddenly my phone starts blaring out audio to everyone in the room because the app started autoplaying something. Turn that off! No one wants automatically playing sound! Second, the app ignores my phone's settings about screen rotation and rotates whether I want it to or not. Phones let you lock their rotation for a reason. This is the ONLY app I've ever seen that ignores the phone's settings and always allows rotation. Android and Google should ban this app from their store until these basic yet serious issues are fixed.

  47. De Sledge-avatar

    De Sledge


    5 ⭐ 1 ⭐ = 3 ⭐ App itself, 1 star. The sharing icon has just disappeared. Have they changed it to an app you can't share from or is it just me? Videos have always had issues but I'm a reader so that doesn't bother me. But reading a great story and not being able to share it does. Papers like NYTimes, Washington Post have great apps, surely Disney can do better than this app. Now for their content I give 5 stars, it's not bias like so many others are. Toodalo ABC.

  48. Chris Herman-avatar

    Chris Herman


    Half the point of a news app is to be able to share the news. Doesn't ABC want more people reading their articles? I genuinely don't understand why this issue has gone on for this long. You can share the stories from the notification dropdown, but not when viewing the article itself, so this obviously isn't a feature that was removed on purpose. Edit: The share button is back.

  49. Catherine Finlayson-avatar

    Catherine Finlayson


    I disagree with targeted ads

  50. George M.-avatar

    George M.


    i think they have news in between the neverending Target ads. I'm deleting this app. Sorry abc news too little news and too much advertising. P.S. That Target song made me mute the app so when a news article did come on i missed the first few words due too me raising the volume to hear your app again. Yes that Target song is that annoying and I work in the Hospitality industry.

  51. Gail McGee-avatar

    Gail McGee


    ALWAYS crashes after playing 2 or more ads. Error msg: This video will not play on your device. I'm using a Galaxy Note 9; it's not like I've got a really old, outdated phone. It's a shame that so many people have had the same problem for many months but it hasn't been fixed yet. Need to uninstall. I'll check back every now and then to see how the reviews look before I decide to install it again!

  52. Mike Thompson-avatar

    Mike Thompson


    This news app is great, however it has a tendency to crash alot (using a mediatek based phone). As a frequent news user this is of no use to me. I hope the reliability can be solved in the future. I suspect the problem lies with the auto playing of videos (they seem to auto play if you keep the video on the visible screen). There appears to be alot of users reporting crashes.

  53. David Rausch-avatar

    David Rausch


    You have got to do something about the headlines that have white font over pictures with white backgrounds. It's bad enough colorblind people have difficulty reading some of these headlines that blend in but to make everything blend in is ridiculous. And then making a recommendation to improve the app directly to the companyresults in an automatic reply email with a laundry list of instructions of what I need to do to make recommendations about the app. For goodness sake.

  54. bill smith-avatar

    bill smith


    OH!, how I wish I could rate this app with 0 stars...without a doubt this is the WORST PERFORMING app out of over 100 on my freezes &/or crashes within 2-5 mins. of opening the app every time!!! This DOESN'T happen at ALL with any of my other News Apps or others period!...not with NBC or CBS or FOX!!!...they usually perform flawlessly by comparison.

  55. Mike Brown-avatar

    Mike Brown


    Trying to watch a video is a long and sometimes frustrating experience today tried watching 4 videos. All four videos I had to watch the same commercial, i wasnt interested the first time, or the 2nd time, or the third time, and definitly not the forth time i had to watch it without the ability to skip. I got to see one of the four videos, 2 of the 4 videos i got a run down of today's news, and on the forth vodeo i got and endless stream of ads. So if you want to only read the news this app wrks

  56. David W-avatar

    David W


    Thumbnails don't always match up with the news stories. Has too many add categories. If I wanted to watch certain categories I would have selected them when I set up the app. I'll use for a while and delete it because of the problems I mentioned. Amateurish in their selections and news coverage. Why can't the news be like CBSN website?

  57. Stacey Mark-avatar

    Stacey Mark


    I dislike a recent change that forces you to the beginning of the site every time you read a story and hit the back button in the app. It send you to the top and you have to scroll back down past the story you just read or lately i jast quit. Too frustrating and can use other apps. Also the app loadssower than other major news sites. This update is a big improvement but added other challenges

  58. Harry GJr-avatar

    Harry GJr


    Aug 19 - Just downloaded/installed newest version. Installing was successful and the app does not crash as it did in previous versions (thanks guys). As for the adds in the videos it is no different than watching videos on my computer. I just turn off the sound and wait. May 3 - just uninstalled latest version - shuts down within 5 seconds of opening app. Not good, ABC News programmers :-(. Don't waste your time installing this app until it is fixed. Using Samsung S8 Android smartphone.

  59. Dallen Rowe-avatar

    Dallen Rowe


    This has to be one of the worst Apps for news. Please just fix it.. picture dont line up to the stories, sever server lag, when going in between stories ot takes you to the top of the list every time so you are constantly having to scroll down, adds are now plaguing the app hiding as news stores. The worst part is this has been this way for years and only gotten worse. Come on guys...

  60. Daniel Carrera-avatar

    Daniel Carrera


    Without asking me, the app just decided to start pushing notifications to my phone. I hate apps that by default assume they can interrupt me every time they feel like. I'm not going to dig around settings to get an app to let me have my day in peace. There are plenty of other news outlets. I'll just pick one that doesn't pester me my default.

  61. Tony Maddaloni-avatar

    Tony Maddaloni


    Uninstalled. Nothing but commercials! (Three 30 second commercials with the Verizon commercial repeating a second time with no sound!) And then a message saying that this news video is not able to be streamed. Why offer the video? Also appears to not have Chromecast support. Pure junk. I don't know how Google allows this app to be in the app store? Samsung Note 8 with Android 9. Note: prefer ABC news but had to switch to CBS app because it just worked.

  62. Vinícius Bueno-avatar

    Vinícius Bueno


    You do a good job ABC news. The only suggestion is that you could improve the layout of the news page, when I open a news, there's the title, a video and then the text, but when I scroll down the page the video cover a part o the text before get out of the screen. Don't let the the video tab cover the news when we scroll. Only suggestion.

  63. T Butler-avatar

    T Butler


    With excellent connection, app rolls for a minimum of 5 minutes and will not load news. Had this years ago and uninstalled for this reason. Attempt again to see if glitches were fixed. Since they have not, uninstalled again and will use browser as access. That works great, shame ABC can't get better developers to fix their app.

  64. Danny Burks-avatar

    Danny Burks


    Is there a reason you have to re scroll everytime from the top of the page after exiting from a story? I've had the app several months and have never been able to finish reading the news. Fed up with having to find my place everytime I exit a story. Dont use it except for something important that no one else has. Sucks!

  65. Chris Boston-avatar

    Chris Boston


    Nice for notifications, but there are a number of technical issues which hold it back. The Feedback button does not work. Upon submitting the feedback form, an error prevents the page from loading, essentially making feedback impossible to submit. The Share button on stories is also broken, revealing no URL to copy or share in apps.

  66. Js House-avatar

    Js House


    It does not let you watch a entire news show ~ it'll let you watch 1 clip from a show(usually lasting 8 seconds to maybe at most 20 seconds, then it plays 1 or 2 ads (each ad is LONGER (30 seconds)than the news clips!!, after the ad it'll show another 8 second clip, then the same ad that you saw earlier, etc. It doesn't show the opening of the show nor the closing credits.There's No Way To Get Rid Of The Damn Ads! Doesn't even show the full reports or programs! COME ON ABC! The other networks do

  67. BriMark-avatar



    It is an OK app if you want the top 1 or 2 news stories. The videos attached to the stories almost never match the article itself. Some of the time the videos show a "not compatible with your device" error message. I have a Galaxy S9 plus. There have to be better news apps out there. Delete.

  68. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Videos load & play with sound without request or being selected disturbing those in the immediate surrounding area. A play button should be displayed instead of automaticly loading using data without user approval or consent . Settings do not twart this. Headlines telling me "what I NEED or SHOULD know" are irritating. I don't NEED an Apk telling me what I need.

  69. John Stoler-avatar

    John Stoler


    Just looking for another view of the news. There is no Chromecast option, although I must say ABC did an admirable job of serving up ads. There are much better ways to watch the news than this app. They should work at making videos play better and add Chromecast support. But the ads work just fine.

  70. John B-avatar

    John B


    I've tried to get someone to respond to inquiries I've made regarding the trouble I've been having with this app. It always closing within 10 seconds of it opening. I've uninstalled this app and reinstalled it several times and much to my chagrin it keeps performing poorly. I'll jus use other news apps instead which is a shame as I always thought the ABC news bureau was the zenith of unbiased reporting but since I can no longer follow its articles I'll just rely on others

  71. Jeffrey Gerstl-avatar

    Jeffrey Gerstl


    How come the audio (radio) news service still doesn't work? I always end up going to Slacker radio to listen. That's not very intuitive. Please fix this. Since you haven't fixed nor responded to my issue I'm now pulling the app from my phone.

  72. Nellai Seemai-avatar

    Nellai Seemai


    Very good app for news. News coverage is good. It needs a dark theme. One more request. On any news article video is on the top which shrinks in size and go away as the article is getting pushed up. It is really unconfortable until a certain portion is readed at which point the video goes away completely and that space become stable. Thanks.

  73. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Whomever is responsible for this app needs to be fired for gross negligence and extreme incompetence. Most items clicked-on actually open a different news story. There is a high amount of miss-spellings, incorrect grammar, and some punctuation is wrong. A high school staff could do so much better than what is being produced and broadcasted on this piss poor excuse for journalism.

  74. Bailey-avatar



    This used to be a great app and very clean and smooth to use. Now whenever I finish reading an article the app takes me all the way to the top of the page. And I'll have to scroll through the 30+ articles I've already passed. I'm moving to a different news app because it's just too inconvenient.

  75. Rush Caley-avatar

    Rush Caley


    Best I've tried. Layout is great. Easy to read. Doesn't continually crash.

  76. Steve Seigrist-avatar

    Steve Seigrist


    For the past week, the app won't stay open for more than 10 or 15 seconds before crashing. Everyone is reporting this same issue, but apparently the app developer is in no hurry to fix this. I am running Android Pie on a Samsung Galaxy S8.

  77. Supersonic Meow Ranger XVIII-avatar

    Supersonic Meow Ranger XVIII


    This app is EXTREMELY RIDICULOUS! While the other 2 (NBC & CBS) are better, especially on their evening newscasts for free and few ads. While you guys are NOTHING but a piece of junks, and it's NOT available for the global audiences (I know about the broadcast rights but we wanted to WATCHED THESE ABC NEWS SHOWS TOO!). And lastly, I love ABC News especially I am watching on World News Tonight with David Muir, but NOT on this news app! DON'T JUST A FOREVER DISNEY BABY, PLEASE! NOT A FAIRY TALES!

  78. Kent Borg-avatar

    Kent Borg


    I want alerts, but it also wakes up my screen. I don't want that, I don't see a way to turn it off. Other apps can do an alert without waking up my screen. I went into the feedback section of the app. I got a 404 error, their feedback feature doesn't work.

  79. Drew Poole-avatar

    Drew Poole


    Love the app when it's working, but nowadays it crashes every. single. time. I open it. I dont use social media, so your news app has been my vice for years. guess I'll have to look for another that works... :(

  80. Chris Ostolski-avatar

    Chris Ostolski


    This will be my second review although the app works fine it is totally inaccurate how about the listings that come across your screen you won't connect to them when you go to the you'll be directed to whatever they feel like giving youand lucky you if you can find what they were referring to in the headline I simply use this app as a search to go to other sights and read the news I rarely open the app I think they can do a lot better

  81. Laila Puppers-avatar

    Laila Puppers


    I had this app for about a year and I liked getting the news, but it was frustrating because it would only pretend to share a news story. Instead of sending a link, it would only send the title of the story, so I copied and googled the title, went to ABC's website, and shared a link from there. Eventually, when I googled the title, I couldn't get to the website, it kept going back to the app, so I deleted the app. Who needs that frustration?

  82. Rhonda Greer-avatar

    Rhonda Greer


    can't stop news videos from autoplay. Also, after finish reading a story, hit the back button and the app takes me all the way to the very first/top article. i then must scroll down to where i was last. pretty irritating. on my cell phone its perfect. on my chrome book it's terrible.

  83. Justin Fomby-avatar

    Justin Fomby


    I have had this app on and off since like 2011. It has become all about politics. I mean i know that stuff is important but jeez. I wish abc would keep it in its own sections. I would like to be able to read real crime other than the criminals in office. Please and thanks!

  84. K F-avatar

    K F


    Irritating reloading for new items. If you want to look at an article towards the bottom of the list, when you go back to the main page, the who list will reload to look for new items. If you want to read articles one at a time, you'll have to scroll down every time when you go back to the main page. A real PITA! If I want to update the main page, let me choose to do it.

  85. kim paul-avatar

    kim paul


    Stupid app. Everytime I finish an article, the app blasts me back to the top of the news feed. I don't want to go to the top, I want to continue working down to the articles I want to read. Each time it rockets back to the top, I have to scroll back down to the next article I want to read. The app didn't always do this & it's extremely annoying, keeps me from using it as often as I used to. Uninstalling & updating do nothing. Ridiculous. You can do better.

  86. Rich Krause-avatar

    Rich Krause


    This was a good news app, but most of the stories appear as videos. Hit the video and a commercial message plays .... perhaps TWICE ... then a message appears saying this video will not play on your device. Makes the news app kind of useless to Android tablet users. Time to delete it.

  87. Russ Musselman-avatar

    Russ Musselman


    App non responsive,app working fine now since I last reported it,but no streaming.

  88. Brian & Anne Marie C.-avatar

    Brian & Anne Marie C.


    This app was running perfect, then the past week it's been crashing continuously. Very frustrating, and I see there are other complaints concerning this issue. I have given up and uninstalled this app, much to my dismay.

  89. Mike Whiter-avatar

    Mike Whiter


    The thumbnails never correspond to the headline and are sometimes coincidentally tone deaf, like a story about Pride and a thumbnail of a cop kneeling on George Floyd's neck. I had the app for 6 months and this was an issue the whole time. A multi-million dollar news agency should have a better web director.

  90. Randall Fladung-avatar

    Randall Fladung


    Ads before EVERY video, no matter how long it is , get it together, this is lame

  91. Reid Kinlaw-avatar

    Reid Kinlaw


    Most of the time the photo or video does not match the article. When you select an article and then back out it takes you all the way back to the top. Like ABC news but this app has me trying to find another news agency with a better app.

  92. Mark Anderson-avatar

    Mark Anderson


    A few too many ads. Becomes a bit intrusive during attempts to watch video. Overall the format is well put together. It's worth having on your phone.

  93. Thomas Henry-avatar

    Thomas Henry


    Good-uses a lot of data Couldn't find the density adjustment.

  94. Rodger Dotson-avatar

    Rodger Dotson


    I like the news ABC provides however the app is very annoying. The app always goes to the top of the list after reading an article. Then you have to scroll back down to find the next article.

  95. Dudley Richardson-avatar

    Dudley Richardson


    After reading a story and going back to the main page, the app returns me to the top of the list meaning that I have to scroll past all the other news stories again to get back to where I left off. Very annoying.

  96. Ramesh Sinha-avatar

    Ramesh Sinha


    While using the App , when one selects a headline from their list page for detailed reading, and after completion of the reading of the news returns to the list page ,the App always returns to the top of the list page which is very inconvenient. For convenience in continuing the reading , the App should return to the place where the news headline is located on the headlines list page. Kindly get the bug resolved .

  97. FW Hicks-avatar

    FW Hicks


    I loved it when i had it installed on my phone, however, i had to drop it, because i needed the space to renew an app that was running out.... I want to get it back now, cause i can't get along without it.... Hoping that i have space to renew it....

  98. Nathaniel Dorsey-avatar

    Nathaniel Dorsey


    ABC News is BY FAR My favourite News Stations. I Watch GMA Everyday and find their reporting to be professional, unbiased and straightforward. I feel i can always rely on it. I love the push notifications. But The App IMO is iffy. Could be better.

  99. John Reed-avatar

    John Reed


    Good , balanced reporting . Tells it as it is , without varnish or untruths . Glad I can still access it via android in the UK. Nice touch to be able to save stories and reread later. Tells the truth about Putin & his long term legacy of his cleptocracy & abuse of the West and Western values.

  100. Jack Miller-avatar

    Jack Miller


    Getting frustrated with the recent change of this app where after reading content and you go back and the app starts all the way from the beginning so you have to scroll all the way down the list where you left off.

  101. Bird Feeder-avatar

    Bird Feeder


    Very annoying that it won't let you back out of a story and continue down the page like it used to, and like every other news app does. Every time you back out of a story, it scrolls all the way back up to the top of the home page.

  102. Jamie Culbertson-avatar

    Jamie Culbertson


    ABC News app is a wonderful must have application for EVERYONE! This, easy to navigate, app is & does everything it says it's capable of & then some! I, highly, recommend this application for anyone, especially those who like, clear to the point news of our planet.

  103. Michelle Waite-avatar

    Michelle Waite


    Pictures dont align with photos. Confusing at times. Also the organization of the app could be more user friendly. I have to scroll past the interests list every time I'm reading articles. Dont like that at all.

  104. Enid Stegmaier-avatar

    Enid Stegmaier


    I specifically came to look at the reviews to see if I was the only one who noticed that you can't share any articles. Apparently not. HUGE FAIL. I gave this app 1 extra star because I think the content is good.

  105. TheDabutts-avatar



    bad problem of stories switching as you scroll down while reading it is absolutely frustrating 😡 to have to go back to the beginning of the story and scroll down to the point where you were reading and half the time it switches to the next story again causing you to have to start over again with the original article.

  106. Dixie Copp-avatar

    Dixie Copp


    Why is this app not staying on?

  107. Mary-Ellen Wayne-avatar

    Mary-Ellen Wayne


    This app is beautiful and I like ABC News, but I found that I just did not use it very often. I still prefer Twitter for most of my news, but I am very glad to see that ABC News is treating its fans well!

  108. adela42-avatar



    Used to be good. Now everytime I get done reading a story it scrolls all the way back to the top. Sometimes scrolls to the top for no reason. Fix it or it's time for a different news app.

  109. Mysteriouz Cat-avatar

    Mysteriouz Cat


    So far, this app is ok, especially listen to the podcast/audible edition of World News Tonight with David Muir. I wish this app gets better against NBC and CBSN apps and everyone anywhere from other countries now can watch WNT, GMA, 20/20, Nightline and ABC affliates (local newscasts) for free without get any hassle from a cable and I am very sorry about my pass previews here... I hate getting pissed. My only wish is LET THIS DREAM HAPPEN COME TRUE!

  110. michael mccabe-avatar

    michael mccabe


    Love ABC news and my loc..iial ABC affiliates WCVB in Boston and WMUR in New Hampshire and love everything about all those apps.I would like to see a little more color in the ABC news app other than that keep up the good work and keep bringing me excellent news i just reinstalled the ABC news app and nothing everything is blank

  111. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    App crashes multiple times a day, "trending" news tab won't load anything (shows blank screen). Was excited to have this on my phone but half the time it's not functioning.

  112. John Mac-avatar

    John Mac


    Nice app, but after scrolling through for something interesting and clicking into an article, reading it, and backing out, it always auto-scrolls me to the very top. Frustrating.

  113. Henry DeShazo-avatar

    Henry DeShazo


    Right there in the ad they say "if you like getting behind in daily news.." and that's why listening to this app will ensure you stay uninformed on the latest news. However if you like being 3 days or more behind this app's for you!

  114. Cat L-avatar

    Cat L


    Installed to watch 3rd DNC debate. Videos streamed very well all day long then at time of debate I kept getting error msgs and pop up saying that that video was not valid for my device. Could not get the broadcast to come up through a browser only. Guess I'll be voting Republican, then.

  115. William-avatar



    Every time I exit an article, app scrolls back up to lead story on the top of the page. Very irritating. I dont stay long on this site. Content seems fine. Like other news sites.

  116. Michelle Carter-avatar

    Michelle Carter


    This app continually CRASHES on Galaxy S8+ after the 4/19 Pie update. Nothing I do will fix it! (not reinstalling, changing permissions, etc, nothing) . It WAS my fav app. I miss my ABC neewwws 😔

  117. Mrs. Amandalynn-avatar

    Mrs. Amandalynn


    Great quality of picture and video, if it decides to work. It'll play for about 35 secs and state app not responding. And shut down.

  118. Ray Evans-avatar

    Ray Evans


    Only works if I turn my wifi Off, won't stay open, keeps closing when my wifi is connected. Discovered it worked normally when I was on the road. Very informative when it works.

  119. Brian Ip-avatar

    Brian Ip


    The images of some of the stories often got mixed up. How hard is it to match the correct image with its story? I now go to CNN news more often than ABC news. They do a much better job in news accuracy.

  120. Armando Soto-avatar

    Armando Soto


    After I read an article, I return to main app screen to see more articles but the screen scrolls up to the top. I have to scroll down to find where I was, read an article then all over again it scrolls up. Totally irritating.

  121. Poofadeena Aneedafoop-avatar

    Poofadeena Aneedafoop


    I've had this App on and off for years. It constantly crashes and when you click on one news story you get another. Once again I am deleting this App. I like ABC News but this App is FUBAR.

  122. Bill Stewart-avatar

    Bill Stewart


    Appears that most news is a short video. Finding few indepth written news articles. What is offered seem to be teasers to view a video. Trying to hard to be a TV on a cellphone. Will be uninstalling.

  123. Valerie Lynne-avatar

    Valerie Lynne


    I get a ton of notifications, being a social media contributor in many different sites and pages, this would be great if I didn't have to search the story to actuality link it to my commentaries. That's annoying as s--t! Makes it useless and a waste of time, I could just check the page myself🤦🏾‍♀️

  124. Forrest Ferris-avatar

    Forrest Ferris


    holy freaking advertising. I know it helps to pay your bills but two or three of them before watching a very short news clip? this happens a lot.

  125. Bernadette Miles-avatar

    Bernadette Miles


    This App ABC News is a very interesting app bc it allows you to see news that you may have not been able to watch it on TV if you don't have any access to a Television so you can download this app and watch all of your news u want to see so I'm giving it a 5 star rating.

  126. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Hands down the best news app. I'm also impressed with the reporting and how it is "very fair and balanced". (I added the "fair" to give Fox a little bit of a hard time).

  127. Cheryl-avatar



    I do l♡ve this App & having all the latest from the other side of the pond. I would love to see more shows & up to date content in that sense. Maybe something you could add in the near future!?!? #THANKSABC

  128. Rick VanWie-avatar

    Rick VanWie


    Freezes a lot, I get blank pages, it tells me I am not connected to the internet when I am, and crashes. No other news app I have does this.

  129. David DelVecchio-avatar

    David DelVecchio


    It would be great if when I open a story it didnt start blasting ads real loud while I'm at work. Also the feedback tab doesnt work so you get only 3 stars.

  130. 1959markie1-avatar



    Overall good app, however some videos will not play in landscape fullscreen mode. Will play fine in portrait mode, but when switched to fullscreen, just get blue screen with audio.

  131. Gentry Darkins-avatar

    Gentry Darkins


    ONCE AGAIN The "World New at Nigh"t clips dont not play.all the time (30%) of the time. This inconsitancy haa been going on for over a years and no one at ABC has fixed the bug in the app. I'm deleting app if not fixed soon!

  132. M. Goldstein-avatar

    M. Goldstein


    I wish I could give this a four or five star rating. unfortunately video is stuttering and the full size video screen feature is half baked. Also, it needs a dark mode option

  133. Kurt Achter-avatar

    Kurt Achter


    Everytime I back out of an article, it automatically goes to the top of the main page instead of going to where i left annoying!

  134. Devan R-avatar

    Devan R


    After the new Android 10 update, the share feature no longer works in any shape or form, not even the copy option. Will be deleting the app soon if this is not fixed.

  135. Hap Yak-avatar

    Hap Yak


    Endless scrolling... This stupid app sends you back to the top of the home page every time you go back after you read an article. Every. Single. Article.

  136. Jon Barnard-avatar

    Jon Barnard


    This is a great app if you love ads. You get half page ads (most of the time) and full page aps the rest of the time. I uninstalled it.

  137. NANCY-KATHARYN Mcgraw-avatar



    Rotates from portrait to landscape as I am closing app; now, rapidly scrolling up to first story, whether or not I am closing app. Lastly, adds pop up during reading of story & break concentration; very rude!!!

  138. Dane Jensen-avatar

    Dane Jensen


    A lot of advertising that "looks" like news. Videos you think will be about the headlined article are an advertisement and may or may not have anything to do with the article.

  139. Donna Merideth-avatar

    Donna Merideth


    Not really happy about the videos that can not play. All i get sorry can not play video. I think that it would be nice ti see that someone should fix the problem. Iwould love the ap much much more if thw problem would be fix to enjoy the video of the news.

  140. Adrian Jackson-avatar

    Adrian Jackson


    Excellent news source, but, similar to their websites, too many old stories (like months old) . Not nearly enough modern and relevant content. But zero other complaints.

  141. Michael Voorhees-avatar

    Michael Voorhees


    If you want the news in America from the real mainstream media, this app is great to have. No matter what your interest is, or what side of the political spectrum you are, this is news from America Broadcast Company.

  142. Volvi Stein-avatar

    Volvi Stein


    I thought I'll find non-bias news on ABC, But I was wrong!! Big time ! They are very much leaning towards the left, they only fact check Trump not Biden, They decline to report any negative thing about a Democrat!! So if you're looking for factual reporting, and you really want to know what's going on in the world, that's not the place!!

  143. Rich Westman-avatar

    Rich Westman


    Back arrow returns to top of app and not the previously selected story. Wrong pictures displayed with story. Returns to top of app while scrolling. Long time user, uninstalling.

  144. Tanya W-avatar

    Tanya W


    This app used to be great and then it got bugs. And now it just flat out doesn't work for anything audible.

  145. Gabe Azcarate-avatar

    Gabe Azcarate


    app keeps closing when i stsrt to scroll down but if i leave the app at the top story section noting happens and stays open. i would like to be able to scroll down without having the crash pleade fix this.

  146. Kristin Ruhnke-avatar

    Kristin Ruhnke


    Returning to the previous page after reading a story now takes you to the top of the page instead of where you left off. Considering changing to different app.

  147. Richard Neill-avatar

    Richard Neill


    ABC news app works great for quick national news summary and easy access to more in depth news. Less biased than CNN and FOX but still not traditional straight news. Tends to lean left.

  148. Shanda McKenzie-avatar

    Shanda McKenzie


    Ever since the last update the app continually freezes immediately after opening. Keep sending feedback with no response so just uninstalled it. Not worth the hassle.

  149. Alethia Mcloed-avatar

    Alethia Mcloed


    Since I updated the app,all I can see is delayed news from two people who i have never seen before. I cannot see live tv anymore, this was the reason I download the App.Hate this new thing.not helpful at all.

  150. David Norris-avatar

    David Norris


    Its was before it got updated. Now every get Article it scrolls to nothing there. I have remember which junk article tryied read last. What a Pain. What if it's not Broke don't attemp to makeit worse