Description

The NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth app connects you with top local news, sports and weather, breaking news, live TV and investigative journalism.

DALLAS-FORT WORTH AREA WEATHER
+ The only live S Band radar in North Texas
+ Exclusive: Texas Thunder Truck and Texas StormRanger’s X Band radar take you to the storm
+ Make weather your start screen
+ Forecasts from the NBC 5 Weather Experts
+ Weather alerts based on your location
+ 10-day forecasts & hourly forecasts

NEWS ALERTS & VIDEO
+ Personalized news alerts
+ Watch NBC shows and NBC 5 newscasts live in the app
+ 3D touch news widgets on lock screen
+ Watch video while you read the story
+ Control auto-play video or mute video

INVESTIGATIONS & MORE
+ Award-winning NBC 5 investigative stories that get results
+ NBC 5 Responds reports on recovering your money
+ Submit photos of news and weather events

This app features Nielsen’s proprietary measurement software which will allow you to contribute to market research, like Nielsen’s TV Ratings. Please see www.nielsen.com/digitalprivacy for more information.

What’s New

Version 6.2

+ We've redesigned the Live TV page so you can more easily see the TV schedule and featured clips.
+ Optimized the homepage layout to make it easier to read.
+ Added a current location button on the weather page to help find your location on the radar.
+ Enhanced the video player controls to make them easier to use.
+ Redesigned the breaking news bar to make it easier to read.
+ Added an Offbeat category to push notification alerts.
+ Fixed crashes and bugs.

Note: This app is only compatible with devices running iOS 9 or later. If you are using an earlier version of iOS, the app will not work after this update.

Thanks for downloading. Please rate our app in the app store and keep sending us your feedback to KXASdigitalfeedback@nbcuni.com. Your comments will help us make this app more meaningful for you.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
1.1K Ratings
1.1K Ratings
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This app is almost perfect but not quite

I love the idea behind this app but the execution is just not there. You can’t do anything without the live stream of NBC freaking out! I wanted to adjust my screens light so I pulled down the utilities menu on my phone. When I slid up it sent me straight back to the home page of the app. I went back to watch the stream and it came up with a service error, which always happens. I refresh it and it normally will work but it’s more than just trying to adjust something and the app reopening. I like to rotate and expand my videos but it is so fidgety!! There is no place to rotate the screen or zoom in/ out, therefore you can’t see the titles on news broadcasts, almost all of the time. It is so frustrating that I can’t manually press a rotation button. I’m left with it broadcasted tiny on the upper part of my screen because even when it does rotate to be bigger it almost always will go back to its small size on the upper half of my phone, even when in a horizontal position. Oh and when it falls flat on a surface it does the same thing. As I have said previously, the idea is great but the little errors get super frustrating and the videos don’t load 80% of the time... I’ll still keep this app but with a little frustration. It could all be due to maybe a new update needed or something.

topherMario33 ,

My go-to weather app

I try others but I always find myself coming back to this app for my weather needs. I find the weather information to be the most accurate and reliable. I usually stray away because other apps have nicer user interfaces but accuracy matters most of all. The recent changes to this app have actually taken a step backwards for me. We used to be able to set our start screen to weather or news and I mainly use this app for weather so I am disappointed that I can no longer do that. It would be nice if there were two separate apps and we could just have a simplified weather app. Also, I would gladly pay to remove advertisements. Finally, the weather widget is the best To me because it closely resembles the stock weather widget with improvements. However, the witch it has been annoying me for quite a while because the icons have been inconsistent and sometimes don’t load properly showing just a white square.

Jmhriley ,

Breaking News, Live Updates

NBC is always the first of my local news apps to get notifications of breaking news, live updates, etc. - Literally, their notifications get to me minutes, sometimes even 5-10+ minutes sooner than my other local news station apps on my phone. Most of all, their live feed sets the bar. I have tried live feeds on ABC and FOX from my phone and/or iPad and the quality is just terribly inconsistent - continuously spotty, feed cuts in and out, etc. I will continue to use NBC for all of my news updates. Thank you for investing in user-friendly and reliable software/resources to provide us with an overall great user experience!

Information

Seller
NBCUniversal Media, LLC
Size
129.5 MB
Category
News
Compatibility
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Apple TV.
Languages
English, Spanish
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Location
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
Copyright
© Copyright 2017, NBCUniversal Media, LLC. All rights reserved.
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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