iOS 9 just released, and by now most of you must be running you iPhones on iOS9. And if you live outside the United States – you’ll see that the News App is missing. We’ll show you how to enable the iOS9 News App.
Unfortunately, folks living outside the United States are out of luck as News is US-only at launch.
The trick is very simple to get iOS9 News App. You just have to change your region settings to the United States to make Apple believe you live there. Once done, you should be able to see the iOS9 News app on your home screen.
Here’s the elaborate guide to get the News app on your Apple device.
- Go to Settings app, and tap on General options.
- Navigate to Language & Region
- Now tap on Region in the Region Formats section.
- You will be presented with the list of supported iOS regions. Simply choose United States and tap Done in the upper right corner of the screen to continue. iOS will ask you to please confirm changing your region. Confirm by tapping the button labeled Continue.
Take Note: Your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad will respring in order to apply the new region setting. This can take up to a minute so don’t panic when the screen goes black.
It needs to be pointed out that Apple is likely to release the News app to other regions in the forthcoming software updates. It’s up to you whether you want to wait or change settings to cut to the chase.