How to Read Any Paywalled Article From WSJ or LA Times Using Apple News+

There is a quick way to bypass and read any paywalled articles from WSJ or LA Times with News+ by taking advantage of your news subscription.

While browsing the web or checking your Twitter news feed, you come across a paywalled article from The Wall Street Journal and wish to read it. But when you hit the link of the story, the paywall appears on the screen.

Even though you’ve signed up for the Apple News Plus, how would you read that article, as the news subscription service doesn’t offer any web login credential? Bother not; there is a quick workaround to bypass the paywall and open any articles from WSJ, LA Times or other supported publications with the News+. Let me walk you through the quick steps!

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Access Any Paywalled Stories From WSJ or LA Times with Apple News Plus+ on iPhone and iPad

Sticky note: One thing worth noting upfront is that Apple News Plus allows you to access the older articles from WSJ articles only for a period of three days.

Step #1. As this trick works only in Safari, make sure to open the link of the article in this web browser only.

Step #2. Now, tap on the Share icon.

Tap on Share button to Access Paywalled Article you want to read in iOS Safari app

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Step #3. In the share sheet, you need to choose “Open in News.”

Tap on Apple News Plus in iOS Share Sheet to Read Paywalled Article

This story will open in the news app. Now, go ahead and read the article. That’s how you can easily access any stories that you find in the wild.

Read Paywalled Article From WSJ or LA Times Using Apple News Plus

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There you go!

Wrapping Up…

As of now, News+ doesn’t seem to be perfectly optimized. The user interface needs a lot more polish to offer an enhanced reading experience.

However, with over 300 magazines in the offing and a lot more likely to come on board, the news service is a fine platform for voracious readers. Yet to get the most out of it? Check out this complete guide.

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Dhvanesh Adhiya
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.
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