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

Change settings through the app

  1. Open your Google News app Google News app.
  2. In the top right, tap your Profile picture or initial and then News settings .
  3. Tap the setting you want to change.

Settings you can change

Important: You can change settings like Dark theme from your device's settings app.

Based on your device and app version, you can change settings like:

  • Languages & regions of interest: Find news for up to 2 languages and regions.
  • Temperature units: Choose Fahrenheit or Celsius.
  • Autoplay videos: Choose if and how often you want to play videos automatically. You can autoplay videos always, never, or only on Wi-Fi.
  • Article text size: Make words small, normal, or large.
  • Sources and topics you get less of: If you chose not to get a source or topic, you can choose to get it again.
  • Default apps: Pick your default apps like browser, email app, and maps app.
  • Notifications: Manage the type of notifications you want to get and their frequency. Learn how to manage your News notification settings.

Find & control your Web & App Activity

  1. Open your Google News app .
  2. In the top right, tap your Profile picture or initial and then My Activity.

Learn how to control your Web & App Activity.

Personalize your Google News content

You can set Google News to show more stories that you like and fewer that you don’t. Learn how to customize what you find on Google News.

Save stories to read later

To read news articles later, you can save them. Learn how to save stories.

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