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One of Apple's Favorite "Great Free iPhone Apps"

The ultimate NPR experience for your iPhone or iPod Touch. Follow local and national news and listen to your favorite NPR stations wherever you are and whenever you want to.

With the NPR News iPhone app, NPR is always on.


- Listen to NPR’s hourly news updates
- Create a playlist of stories
- Hear public radio podcasts on demand

- Read stories while listening to live stations or on demand audio

- Bookmark your favorite stations
- Find stations by location (GPS) or zip code

- Our program guide tells you where your favorite programs are playing live now
- Listen to Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Planet Money, Fresh Air, Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! and more – anytime, anywhere

If you need support using the app, wish to report an issue or request a feature, we'd love to hear from you! Please email us at

What's New in Version 3.9.3

Introducing the NPR Newscast Today Widget. Now you can get the hourly news update with a single tap! All you need to do is enable the NPR News widget in Notification Center.

Thank you for supporting public radio.

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Customer Reviews

It's awesome! Just one suggestion

Like the title says, I think the app is great and gets me all of the news I need. The only suggestion I would make though is this: when I go to a program and want to listen to all of the stories for the day, I click add all to playlist, then have to delete the ones for the previous day. I wish there would be a select option, where I quickly tap the stories I want to listen to, click done, then I don't have to delete anything I've already listened to. It would be much easier than going into each individual story to add it to my playlist.

What's not to like? It's NPR!

I've been using this app on two different phones for the past 2 years as an educational/cultural substitute now that undergrad is over. The app is easy to use, whether you listen to the shows airing through the radio finder or the episodic reports released throughout the day. The ability to make a playlist and listen is tremendous! Support NPR, support public media!

Love npr but streaming is getting buggy

I love this app and having npr on my phone to listen as I get ready for work. I've noticed that since I moved to Sacramento a couple months ago and started streaming their station it will skip back a few seconds and replay the stream. This happens repeatedly. It didn't happen with my dc station. I assume it's some combination of the app and the local radio stream. Not sure. But otherwise it's great.

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  • Category: News
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  • Version: 3.9.3
  • Size: 9.8 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

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