SmartNews: Local Breaking News APK

Version: 24.2.41 for Android, Windows PC, Mac.

Updated on: 2024-03-07

Author: SmartNews, Inc.

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App details

Version: 24.2.41
App size: 106 MB

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App Description:

SmartNews helps you discover the news that matters most—for free. Connect with the world a... read more

Screenshots

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Installation instructions

SmartNews: Local Breaking News works on any Android devices (requires Android 8.0 or later). You can also install and run this application on your PC or Mac by using an Android emulator app. Here's how to do it:

Install SmartNews: Local Breaking News on Android devices

Select one of the two options below, depending on the type of file you downloaded from this page.

Install APK file

Find and select the APK file. Tap 'Install' when the APK installer menu shows up. Afterwards, complete the installation by following any additional instructions that appear on-screen.

Install XAPK file

To install a .XAPK file, first download and install the Split APKs Installer (SAI) application. Then, open the SAI app and choose the "Install APKs/XAPK" option. Locate the .XAPK file you wish to install and click 'Install.'

Install SmartNews: Local Breaking News on Windows 10/11 and Mac

This app can be operated on a computer with an Android emulator. While there are various emulators available, this tutorial uses BlueStacks, which is compatible with both Mac and Windows systems.

Installing BlueStacks is straightforward. Simply download the installer from the BlueStacks website and run it. Be aware that the installer is large and setting up the engine might take some time.

If you don't have other programs associated with APK/XAPK file types, BlueStacks will open these files by default. To install an app, either double-click the APK/XAPK file or drag-and-drop it onto the BlueStacks home screen. Then, confirm the installation. Once installed, the app will appear on the BlueStacks home screen.

That's all! You've now successfully installed SmartNews: Local Breaking News on your PC Windows and Mac using BlueStacks.

If you have any questions, please post them in the discussion section below.

Ratings

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Older versions

24.2.41 (808)2024-03-07
24.1.30 (793)2024-01-22
24.1.10 (789)2024-01-09
23.11.30 (777)2023-11-26
23.4.40 (717)2023-05-04
SmartNews helps you discover the news that matters most—for free. Connect with the world around you through thoughtfully curated news powered by state-of-the-art algorithms. Whether it's local news, sports, entertainment, or breaking news, feeling good about being informed has never been easier.

Stay in the loop with news from top publishers: NBC News, MSNBC, USA Today, TIME, The Huffington Post, Bleacher Report, Quartz, The Verge, VICE, VOX, AP, Reuters, Buzzfeed, Fast Company, and more.

SmartNews has 50 millions downloads, 2+ million 5-star ratings, thousands of trusted publishers, and was the “Best Local News App” of 2022 according to BestApp.com.

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Breaking News
-Get daily breaking news headlines delivered straight to your device
-Custom notifications mean you are the first to know about important news stories
-Select topics and publishers you care about most so you get the news you want, fast.

Customization
-Welcome to the most convenient news app ever.
-Follow trusted publishers, discover new topics, and set custom notification times to only receive alerts when it's best for you.
-Control the types of news stories you see in your following feed so you can stay up-to-date on the news that matters most to you.

Entertainment News
-Learn the latest scoop on your favorite celebrities.
-Set notifications and follow entertainment topics so you never miss a breaking celebrity story.

Lifestyle News
-Discover news about travel, recipes, how-tos, trending news, and so much more.
-Select your interests and we'll bring you the latest news on those topics.

Local News
-Get relevant local stories from top trusted publishers based on your location.
-Easily learn about the latest news and information for your hometown with the Local tab.
-Discover local news, traffic, events, local weather, new restaurants, family activities, and so much more.

Sports News
-Get daily articles highlighting the latest games, teams, players, and sporting events.
-Set custom notifications for your favorite teams

Technology & Finance News
-Keep up with the latest coverage on investing, tech, personal finance, and beyond.
-Follow key topics to stay in the know on daily updates.

Trusted Sources
-We partner with thousands of credible publishers
-Follow your favorite trusted outlets with ease
-Our team of award-winning journalists validates content to ensure it meets our high-quality requirements.

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SmartNews in the News

“Browse headlines quickly, customize your channels, and read the news offline. SmartNews is an excellent free alternative to other popular news apps.”
- CNET

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SmartNews Awards

Awarded Best News Aggregator, 2023 (US)
Lifewire

Awarded Best Free News App, 2023 (US)
MakeUseOf

Awarded Best News App, 2023 (US)
AndroidCentral

Awarded Best Local News App, 2022 (US)
BestApp

Best App of the Year, 2013 (Japan)
Google

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