How to Clear News App History, Recommendations in iOS 10 on iPhone

You will need to clear history and recommendations in News app on iPhone or iPad running iOS 10 to prevent it from being cluttered.

Apple News app is a one stop solution to everything you want to read. There are several exclusive features like the option to mute/unmute news channels that ensure your hunger for reading is perfectly satisfied.

The News app recommends stories by your habit. As for instance, if you like reading sports news, it will suggest news related to that. Besides, it keeps a comprehensive record of what you read or searches within the app.

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How to Clear News App History, Recommendations in iOS 10 on iPhone

From time to time, you may need to clean up history and recommendations to prevent it from being cluttered. The app allows you to get rid of the entire history with ease. Here is how it works!

How to Remove Individual Articles in the News App on iPhone/iPad

Don’t want to do away with the entire history at one? You have the option to remove individual ones.

Step #1. Open the News app on your iOS device.

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Step #2. Tap on the Saved tab from the bottom left corner.

View Saved Articles in iOS 10 News App

Step #3. Next up, you need to tap on the History button at the top of the screen.

View Apple News History on iPhone

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Step #4. Now, you have to swipe left on any article you want to delete → Tap on Delete.

Delete Individual Article from News App in iOS 10

How to Clear History, Recommendations At Once in News App in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

Step #1. Launch News app on your iPhone.

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Step #2. Next up, you will have to tap on the Saved tab from the bottom left corner.

Step #3. Make sure to History is selected in the tab at the top.

Step #4. You have to tap on Clear, which is below the History tab.

Tap on Clear Button in iOS 10 News App on iPhone

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Step #5. Up next, you will have four options:

Clear News App History in iOS 10 on iPhone

  • Clear History: To let you clean up the entire history.
  • Clear Recommendations: To get rid of all the recommendations at once.
  • Clear All: To clean up everything at once.
  • Cancel: Leave everything as it is.

You can tap on any option depending on your need.

That’s all!

The stock News app has a striking similarity with Flipboard, which also allows you to read everything single one platform.

It’s great to have two highly impressive apps competing with each other. Whenever there are a lot of options, it’s the end users who benefit the most. If there is no competition at all, there is less chance of something special coming up.

What do you think of News app? How impressive is it? Share you feedback with us in the comment, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.

Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.


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