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

Last Updated on Dec 3, 2020

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, 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.

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Apple March event released Apple news Plus subscription service available on the latest macOS Version. And now Apple news 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 restriction.

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 on 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 official declare

Get Apple News App on macOS Mojave 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”.

change language and region macos mojave

  • Step 4: Click on the “Region” section of Americas and choose the “United States”.

select Americas choose united states to Get Apple News App on macOS Mojave

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.

Where is a News App on Launchpad or Spotlight Search?

Important Note: News App Not Showing on Launchpad or Spotlight Search

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 new on the go.

  • Find All of your News App Problems [iPhone, iPad & Mac] that are given in here: News App Not Working.


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.

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Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [email protected] [OR] [email protected]

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