How to Block a Channel in Apple News

The Today tab in the Apple News app provides a curate list of articles from a variety of news sources. This can be a great way to see what’s going on in the world by exploring content from a number of providers.

But you might find that there are certain publications appearing on that tab that you would rather not see articles from. Fortunately the News app provides a way for you to block channels so that their content isn’t shown there anymore.

Blocking News Sources from the Today Tab in Apple News

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 12.1.4. Note that you will be able to unblock a channel by selecting the Channels tab, then scrolling to the bottom and opening the Blocked Channels & Topics menu.

Step 1: Open the News app.

open apple news

Step 2: Select the Today tab at the bottom of the screen.

select the today tab

Step 3: Locate an article from a source you wish to block, then tap the Share button underneath it.

tap share button under source to block

Step 4: Tap the Block Channel option.

how to block a channel in apple news

Step 5: Touch the Block button to confirm that you would like to block this channel.

how block source from appearing in today on apple news

Are you getting a lot of notifications from News? Find out how to turn off Apple News notifications if you would prefer not to receive them.

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