Check or change your Google News settings

Important: This feature is only available if you're signed in to your Google Account.

You can change your Google News settings, like your: 

  • Language and region
  • Text size
  • Color scheme
  • Video playback options

You can change some settings on the web. You can change more settings in your Google News app, including notifications.

Change settings on the web

  1. Go to Google News.
  2. If you don't see the menu on the left, click Menu Menu.
  3. At the bottom left:
    • To change a setting, click Settings.
    • To change your language or place, click Language & region.

Change your color scheme

Dark theme lets you tone down your screen's glare and use Google News with a dark background.

  1. Go to Google News.
  2. At the top left, click Menu Menu.
  3.  Click Settings and then Dark theme.
  4. Choose from these options:
    • System default (when available): Based on your device's system theme, the Google News color scheme will be light or dark. The availability of this feature depends on your browser.
    • Always: The Google News color scheme will always be dark.
    • Never: The Google News color scheme will never be dark.

Personalize your Google News content

You can have Google News show more stories that you’ll like and fewer that you won’t.

Learn how to improve what you see.

See your Google activity & adjust what gets saved

You can see your searches and other activity saved to your Google Account in My Activity. Google News can personalize based on some of those activities.

Learn more about seeing and controlling activity on your account.

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