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BBC News on Windows Pc

Developed By: BBC Worldwide (Ltd)

License: Free

Rating: 4,4/5 - 326.391 votes

Last Updated: September 04, 2019

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Compatible with Windows 7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

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App Details

Version5.8.1
Size15.1 MB
Release DateOctober 28, 19
CategoryNews & Magazines Apps

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

What's New:
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. [see more]

Changelog:
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Description from Developer:
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... [read more]

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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 5.8.1, was released on 2019-10-28 (updated on 2019-09-04). Estimated number of the downloads is more than 10000000. Overall rating of BBC News is 4,4. Generally most of the top apps on Android Store have rating of 4+. This app had been rated by 326.391 users, 200.421 users had rated it 5*, 13.636 users had rated it 1*. Older versions of BBC News are also available with us 5.8.1 5.6.0.100 5.5.1.2 5.5.0.97 5.4.0.81 5.1.0.141 5.0.0.15 4.9.0.85 4.7.1.13 4.7.0.32 4.6.0.19 4.5.0.65 4.4.0.47 4.3.0.21 4.3.0.19 4.2.0.45 4.1.0.57 4.0.0.80 3.9.9.15 3.9.9.14 3.9.8.50 3.9.4.42 3.7.1.9 3.6.2.82 3.4.0.43

How to install BBC News on Windows?

Instruction on how to install BBC News on Windows XP/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, ...

Before you start, you will need to download the apk installer file, you can find download button on top of this page. Save it to easy-to-find location.

[Note]: You can also download older versions of this app on bottom of this page.

Below you will find a detailed step-by-step guide, but I want to give you a fast overview 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 actually 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 & Install BlueStacks at: http://bluestacks.com
  2. Open the apk file: Double-click the apk file to launch BlueStacks and install the application. If your apk file doesn't automatically open BlueStacks, right-click on it and select Open with... Browse to the BlueStacks. You can also drag-and-drop the apk file onto the BlueStacks home screen
  3. After install, just click Run to open, it works like a charm :D.

How to install BBC News on Windows PC using NoxPlayer

  1. Download & Install NoxPlayer at: http://bignox.com. The installation is easy to carry out.
  2. Drag the apk file to Nox and drop it. The File Manager will show up. Click the Open XXX Folder button under the file sign that turns blue.
  3. Then you will be able to install the apk you just download from your computer to Nox or move/copy the file to other locations in Nox.
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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.

March 27, 2018

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

December 12, 2017

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 applications to access information about Wi-Fi networks.
Allows an application to receive the ACTION_BOOT_COMPLETED that is broadcast after the system finishes booting.
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 personalisation so you can re-order the news categories to suit your interests.

Key features:
Top Stories brings you the latest, breaking news from our trusted global network of journalists.
My News is a feature allowing you to personalise your news offering.
Add topics wherever you see the + icon for a quick route straight to the stories you care about.
Stories from topics you add will appear in your personalised My News feed. Here you can order stories by topic or time, and use the Manage Topics screen to stay on top of the news of the day.
Find content fast
The app can suggest topics based on your location, stories you’ve recently viewed and what’s in the news now.
And you can quickly find content and topics that interest you using the Search. Choose from the familiar list of BBC News indexes such as Politics, Business, Entertainment and Health or search for your own subjects of interest whether they’re people, places, things or themes
More of the news you care about
We now offer a fuller selection of stories from the newsroom, including:
- Popular. Keep on top of popular stories and videos from across the BBC, regularly updated throughout the day
- Live BBC World Service Radio, available in the Live tab, Expertise and insight from our journalists available 24-hours a day and ready to listen to in the background as you browse
- Read the best journalism from BBC correspondents
- Access to our full range of video and audio
- Photo galleries and full-screen images

Other features:
- Push notifications for the latest important news stories
- My News Follow topics you are interested in and find them in the My News tab
- Video over 3G and wifi
- Improved offline experience. Download the latest stories when you have a signal and then read them at your leisure
- Settings to allow the app to automatically update in the background
- Share stories to your social networks, or email/SMS to a friend
- Font controls to increase or decrease the story text size to suit you
- Related stories, related topics. Go deeper into a storyline with suggestions for further reading and viewing and a range of topics related to each story

If you choose to receive push notifications, a unique identifier relating to your device will be stored by Urban Airship on behalf of the BBC to provide you with the service. You can choose to unsubscribe from BBC News push notifications in 'Settings'.

No other personal data relating to you (such as a username or email address) is processed.

The BBC will keep your information secure and not share it with anyone else in accordance with the BBC’s Privacy and Cookies Policy. To read BBC’s Privacy Policy go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/privacy

If you install this app you accept the BBC Terms of Use at http://www.bbc.co.uk/terms
You can choose to unsubscribe from push notifications in the app’s settings screen.