How to Clear Apple News App History in iOS 10 on iPhone

Apple News app has got a major overhaul during the release of iOS 10. For news-hungry people, Apple has enabled breaking news notifications and subscriptions in iOS 10. This means people will browse News app more, creating more history in the background. Apple also allows users to choose their favourite news category; for example, you love to read news related to politics, Apple News app would serve you with news items on politics.

For a change, you may want to edit these recommendations; clearing News app history would always be your priority though. And this information we want to share with you in this post.

How to Delete Individual Articles in News App on iPhone/iPad

Step #1: Launch News app on your iPhone/iPad.

Step #2: At the bottom of your phone screen, you will notice a few options. Saved is the last option. Tap on this button.

Step #3: Now tap on History button seen at the top of mobile screen.

Step #4: Swipe from left to right on the news item you want to delete.

Step #5: You will see three options: Share, Don’t Save, and Delete.

Step #6: Tap on Delete.

The above method will let you delete news articles one by one. But what if you want to remove all articles from History and Recommendations at one go?

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How to Delete History, Recommendations at one go in News app in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

Step #1: Open News app on your iPhone/iPad.

Step #2: Tap on the Saved Option from the bottom of your phone screen.

Step #3: Just ensure that History button is selected at the top.

Step #4: Below the two buttons Saved and History, you will notice Clear button in red fonts. Tap on Clear button.

Step #5: Three options will swipe up from the bottom of phone screen: Clear History, Clear Recommendations, and Clear All.

  • Clear History will delete entire History.
  • Clear Recommendations will remove all Recommendations.
  • Clear All will remove History and Recommendations.

It is done! Now use the News app with some fresh updates from Apple. We are sure this information will help you a lot in exploring the News app. Share your feedback with us on Facebook, Google Plus, and Twitter.

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