Fix problems with Google News

If you're having problems with Google News, try these solutions. You can also check the Google News Help Forum, where readers share tips and knowledge about Google News.

Open Google News

After each step, try again to open Google News.

  1. Restart your computer.
  2. Check whether you can open other websites.
  3. Quit your browser, like Chrome or Safari. Then re-open it.
  4. Learn how to clear your browsing data.
    • Note: If you delete your site data, you’ll also delete any saved settings.

Find your personalized content

  1. Make sure you’re signed in to your Google Account.
  2. If you recently renamed a conflicting account, try to sign in with the new name.
  3. Reset your Google News interests. Learn how to improve what you see.

Block or unblock people who share

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

If you’d like to stop someone who directly shares stories with you on Google News, you can block their account. Learn how to block or unblock people.

Report spam or inappropriate content

Spam or inappropriate content

If you believe sites violate our quality guidelines for spam, offensive, or inappropriate content, you can send us feedback.

To report spam or inappropriate content: In your app, in the top right, tap your Profile picture or initial and then Help & feedback and then Send feedback.

Inaccurate or outdated content

News organizations publish the stories and images you find on Google News. 

  • For content problems: Contact the publisher.
  • To share other feedback about Google News: Go to news.google.com, and in the bottom left, click Send feedback.

Don’t get personalized content

  1. Check that you’re signed in.
  2. If you recently renamed a conflicting account, try signing in with the new name.
  3. Reset your Google News interests. Learn how to improve what shows for you.

Block or unblock people who share

If someone is sharing stories with you directly via Google News, and you’d like to stop them, you can block that account. Learn how to block or unblock people.

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

Report spam or inappropriate content

You can also share other feedback about Google News. In your app, at the top right, tap your photo and then Help & feedback and then Send feedback. Or on news.google.com, at the bottom left, click Send feedback.

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