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BBC News on Windows Pc

Developed By: BBC Worldwide (Ltd)

License: Free

Rating: 4,5/5 - 389.263 votes

Last Updated: April 01, 2021

App Details

Version 5.18.0
Size 22.2 MB
Release Date March 31, 21
Category News & Magazines Apps

App Permissions:
Allows applications to open network sockets. [see more (8)]

What's New:
We aim to release regular improvements to the BBC News app. This release introduces a consent management tool giving you the ability to control what personal... [see more]

Changelog:
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Download on Windows PC

Compatible with Windows 7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

Download on Android

Compatible with Android 5.0+ (Lollipop)

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About this app

On this page you can download BBC News and install on Windows PC. BBC News is free News & Magazines app, developed by BBC Worldwide (Ltd). Latest version of BBC News is 5.18.0, was released on 2021-03-31 (updated on 2021-04-01). Estimated number of the downloads is more than 10,000,000. Overall rating of BBC News is 4,5. Generally most of the top apps on Android Store have rating of 4+. This app had been rated by 389,263 users, 16,488 users had rated it 5*, 268,741 users had rated it 1*.

The BBC News app brings you news from the BBC and our global network of journalists.

The app also offers the BBC World Service Radio streamed live, social features and personalisa...
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How to install BBC News on Windows?

Instruction on how to install BBC News on Windows 7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

In this post, I am going to show you how to install BBC News on Windows PC by using Android App Player such as BlueStacks, Nox, KOPlayer, ...

Below you will find a detailed step-by-step guide, but I want to give you a fast overview of how it works. All you need is an emulator that will emulate an Android device on your Windows PC and then you can install applications and use it - you see you're playing it on Android, but this runs not on a smartphone or tablet, it runs on a PC.

If this doesn't work on your PC, or you cannot install, comment here and we will help you!

Step By Step Guide To Install BBC News using BlueStacks

  1. Download and Install BlueStacks at: https://www.bluestacks.com. The installation procedure is quite simple. After successful installation, open the Bluestacks emulator. It may take some time to load the Bluestacks app initially. Once it is opened, you should be able to see the Home screen of Bluestacks.
  2. Google Play Store comes pre-installed in Bluestacks. On the home screen, find Google Play Store and click on the icon to open it. You may need to sign in to access the Play Store.
  3. Look for "BBC News" in the search bar. Click to install "BBC News" from the search results.
  4. If you don't see this app from the search results, you need to download APK/XAPK installer file from this page, save it to an easy-to-find location. Once the APK/XAPK file is downloaded, double-click to open it. You can also drag and drop the APK/XAPK file onto the BlueStacks home screen to open it.
  5. Once installed, click "BBC News" icon on the home screen to start using, it'll work like a charm :D

[Notes] about Bluetooth: At the moment, support for Bluetooth is not available on BlueStacks. Hence, apps that require control of Bluetooth may not work on BlueStacks.

How to install BBC News on Windows PC using NoxPlayer

  1. Download & Install NoxPlayer at: https://www.bignox.com. The installation is easy to carry out.
  2. After NoxPlayer is installed, open it and you can see the search bar on the home screen. Look for "BBC News" and click to install from the search results.
  3. You can also download the APK/XAPK installer file from this page, then drag and drop it onto the NoxPlayer home screen. The installation process will take place quickly. After successful installation, you can find "BBC News" on the home screen of NoxPlayer.

Discussion

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We aim to release regular improvements to the BBC News app. This release introduces a consent management tool giving you the ability to control what personal data is shared with our advertising partners to deliver tailored ads.

March 31, 2021

We aim to release regular improvements to the BBC News app. Recently we've been working on enhancing some fundamental elements of the app, which should help us to add some exciting features in the future

This release also includes fixes to address image rendering issues.

March 30, 2021

We aim to release regular improvements to the BBC News app. Recently we've been working on enhancing some fundamental elements of the app, which should help us to add some exciting features in the future

December 14, 2020

We aim to release regular improvements to the BBC News app. Recently we've been working on enhancing some fundamental elements of the app, which should help us to add some exciting features in the future

September 07, 2020

We update the app regularly to enhance your experience. This release brings some improvements to underlying services within the app, as well as small bug fixes.

April 24, 2019

We release regular updates to the BBC News app to fix issues and improve performance.

April 16, 2019

We update the app regularly to improve your experience. This release brings some changes to underlying services within the app, as well as small bug fixes.

March 21, 2019

We update the app regularly to improve your experience. This release brings some changes to underlying services within the app, as well as small bug fixes.

February 26, 2019

We aim to release regular improvements to the BBC News app. Recently we've been working on improving some fundamental elements of the app, which should help us to add some exciting features in the future.

December 20, 2018

We release regular updates to the BBC News app to fix issues and improve performance. This release is mainly about behind the scenes tweaks and maintenance.
We've made some important changes to our Privacy and Cookies Policy and we want you to know what this means for you and your data. Find out more at https://www.bbc.co.uk/usingthebbc/your-data-matters/.

December 17, 2018

We release regular updates to the BBC News app to fix issues and improve performance. This release is mainly about behind the scenes tweaks and maintenance.
We've made some important changes to our Privacy and Cookies Policy and we want you to know what this means for you and your data. Find out more at https://www.bbc.co.uk/usingthebbc/your-data-matters/.

July 23, 2018

We release regular updates to the BBC News app to fix issues and improve performance. This release is mainly about behind the scenes tweaks and maintenance.

July 19, 2018

We release regular updates to the BBC News app to fix issues and improve performance. This release is mainly about behind the scenes tweaks and maintenance.

June 21, 2018

We release regular updates to the BBC News app to fix issues and improve performance. This release is mainly about behind the scenes tweaks and maintenance.

May 08, 2018

Just like the world of news, sometimes we have a big story to tell you and sometimes it's lots of smaller ones. In this case, it's the smaller ones. So, here's all the news for today...
* You can now share all videos, including Videos of the Day and Stories
* We've made it quicker to access some feature content directly from Top Stories and your topics in My News

May 02, 2018

Just like the world of news, sometimes we have a big story to tell you and sometimes it's lots of smaller ones. In this case, it's the smaller ones. So, here's all the news for today...
* You can now share all videos, including Videos of the Day and Stories
* We've made it quicker to access some feature content directly from Top Stories and your topics in My News

April 04, 2018

We release regular updates to the BBC News app to fix issues and improve performance.

Allows applications to open network sockets.
Allows applications to read the sync settings.
Allows applications to write the sync settings.
Allows applications to access information about networks.
Allows using PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming.
Allows access to the vibrator.
Allows an application to receive the ACTION_BOOT_COMPLETED that is broadcast after the system finishes booting.
Allows applications to access information about Wi-Fi networks.