How to Get Apple News App on Mac, MacBook: Outside UK, USA, and Australia – macOS Monterey/Big Sur or Earlier

Last Updated on Apr 21, 2022

is News App missing on Mac, iPhone, or iPad? here’s the solution to fix the News app is not showing on your apple device. I still remember that moment when I read the news that the Apple News app will be available in macOS Mojave. And when I tried to open and come to know that it is officially available in the UK, Canada, Australia, and the US only. So the truth is if you do not live in these countries then you are not eligible to use the Apple News app, and it is very disappointing for Apple news enthusiastic.

Apple March event released the Apple news Plus subscription service available on the latest macOS Version. And now Apple news is available in Canada also.

Luckily after so many trials and errors, I have got a way out to use the Apple News app on my macOS Mojave outside of these mentioned countries. If you are looking for the same, then try this trick and get the Apple News app on your amazing macOS Mojave despite restrictions.

Does the “Change Region” trick still work to get the News Plus (Apple News+) app?

No, Why? Apple is Double-checking to use this app. First, you have USA apple ID and You have a valid payment method set up on your Apple ID. Apple doesn’t charge for Apple New Plus free trial subscription but it’s trying to verify you. So, Sorry there are not any tricks that help to use New+ outside the US and Canada. till wait for the official declare

Get Apple News App on macOS in Germany, France, India, and More

  • Step 1: Click on “Apple logo”, located on the top left corner of the Mac Screen.
  • Step 2: Click on “System Preference”.
system preferences macos mojave
  • Step 3: There click on “Language & Region”.language-region-settings-on-mac-to-get-news-app
  • Step 4: Click on the “Region” section.change-region-for-news-app-on-mac
  • Step 5: Americas and choose the “United States”.select-united-states-to-get-news-app-on-mac

Now, Must Restart Mac, & Check

Go to the Apple Logo > Restart.


After this, your Mac will be a reboot (click on Restart now in a popup), and then you can open Apple News App from the Launchpad.

In case if you don’t find the Apple News app on the Launchpad then tap on Finder and then click on the Applications folder. From there drag and drop the Apple News app to the Launchpad.

Applications news app drag and drop in launchpad macos mojave

Now, it’s time to explore stories from the Apple News, but before exploring you should set up the app correctly and then enjoy peak stories and news on the go.


If you change the country, then you will no longer access the Apple News app. So keep in mind this procedure to access Apple News app on your macOS Mojave until it is released officially in your country.

Can i hide News app on Mac or iPhone, iPad

Yes, there is not any tricks to hide the default system native app like Maps on Mac. but we can do it by changing the country region to unavailable countries except USA, Canada, UK, and Australia.

Why News App Missing on Mac

Becuase in your region Apple Maps is not available. You should change the Region from your Mac country settings. as explained in this tutorial.

Why News App Missing on iPhone, iPad

The reason is the same that is explained in this tutorial, You are leaving in an unsupported country or region. So, the News app is not installed and appear on your Device. To access the news app on iPhone, change the country settings and set USA, UK, Canada, and Australia.

  • on iPhone, iPad: Settings > General > Language & Region > Scroll to Region and set United States. Restart your iPhone and check news app is available on the home screen.

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