Adding iPhoned to Google News: this is how you do it!

If you add iPhoned to the Google News app, you will see all our messages at a glance from now on. It becomes even easier if you then put the app as a widget on your home screen. We’ll show you how to do this.

Add iPhoned to Google News

With Google News you can easily stay up to date with the latest news and everything that interests you. The app consists of four tabs: ‘For you’, ‘Top news’, ‘You follow’ and ‘Newsstand’, each of which focuses on your personal preferences.

For You features news and articles recommended based on your searches and articles read. ‘Top News’ shows the most important news stories of the day, while ‘You Follow’ keeps you up to date with the latest updates from the sources you follow (such as iPhoned). Finally, ‘Kiosk’ offers a wide range of news and magazine articles.

Google News

To iPhoned To add to Google News, follow these steps:

  1. If you haven’t installed the app yet, download and install it from the AppStore;

  2. Open the app, tap the search icon at the top left and search for ‘iPhoned’;

  3. Tap on ‘’ and then on the star at the top right.

That’s all. From now on, when you tap on ‘Following’ at the bottom of the screen, you will see under ‘Sources’ that your now indeed follows in Google News. You can also add and remove other sources here.

Widget on your home screen


You can also place Google News as a widget on your home screen, so you can see all the important news at a glance. You do this as follows:

  1. Long press on an empty part of your home screen;
  2. Tap the plus sign at the top left;
  3. Tap on ‘Search widgets’ and type ‘Google News’;
  4. Tap on ‘Google News’ and then on ‘Add widget’;
  5. Drag the widget to the desired location and tap an empty piece of the home screen again.

From now on, your most important news items will automatically appear in the widget on your home screen.

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