Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free Press

By Gannett

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2014-09-18
  • Current Version: 5.9.5
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 116.51 MB
  • Developer: Gannett
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4.5/5 ( 7,500 App Reviews)
  • Price:
Detroit Free Press App Ratings: 4.5
Based on 7,500 App Reviews

Detroit Free Press App Details

From critically acclaimed storytelling and photography, to rich-media videos, we not only deliver the news, but completely immerse you in it. With our local-to-national coverage, add news stories happening right in your own communities. FEATURES: • NEWS: Browse or search for national, local and most popular stories to keep you connected. • NEWS ALERTS: Get news as it breaks by opting in for push notifications on News, Sports, Life, Money or Tech. Rich notifications allow you to get an article preview, save and share from your lock screen. • WEATHER: Be prepared with live weather information from hourly to 10-day forecasts. Enable location services to customize local weather news and other location-based services. (Continued use of GPS running in background can decrease battery life.) • SCORES: Get the latest NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS, NCAA Football & Basketball scores as well as news from the worlds of Golf, NASCAR, IndyCar, UFC, Fantasy Sports and more. • SAVED STORIES: Save your favorite stories to read later. • NIGHT MODE: Enable this feature to view the app using a black background and white text. • WIDGET: Get a quick update on the latest headlines from your Home and Lock screen! No time to read the full story? Tap the bookmark icon to save for later. • iPAD PRO ENHANCED: Experience our captivating photography and stories in full screen or multitasking mode. AD-FREE SUBSCRIPTION OPTION: Subscribe today and experience great storytelling with no ads. Purchase an ad free subscription for $2.99/month with a 2 week free trial. Subscriptions are charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase and automatically renew each month or year, unless turned off in your iTunes account settings at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Privacy Policy: Terms of Service: TELL US WHAT YOU THINK: Our app features are constantly being improved based on your feedback, so we welcome you to tell us what you love and what you’d like to see more (or less) of. Contact us at: or on Twitter @usatodaymobile. For additional information, please visit


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App Reviews

  • New Clickbait Headline Style Stinks

    By KevinHall
    The new way the headlines are being written is awful. It makes it sound like a bot trying to garner clicks instead of an actual newspaper headline. This isn’t BuzzFeed, they should write like it. The app is fine in general to use. I wish the night mode wasn’t buried so deep in the UI or could be put on a timer with the sun. It’s easy to change the font size which I did once ever, but annoying to change to dark mode every night and back in the morning.
  • Plays Audio Video Ads unprompted now!

    By americandadinchina
    This app now will start playing advertisements unsolicited. And if in a meeting or event or somewhere else trying to read the paper very subtly, you could get called out with a loud obnoxious advertisement. Not using this app anymore.
  • Almost great!

    By Joe Chateau
    I love everything about this app....except for one strange issue. I can go to any sport and get up-to-date news with one exception. When I click on Lions it’s stuck on the news from Nov. 29th. Tate is saying the Lions have to win the rest to make the playoffs. I have deleted the app and reinstalled it, but it still sticks on Nov. 29th. How can this be fixed?
  • Lions portion of this app

    By danmatras
    The Lions portion of this app has not changed in 146 days. It’s still talks about Tete taking the Lions can still make the playoffs. It is unbelievable that someone has not fixed this portion of the app. The other sports teams don’t have this problem with their portion of the app.
  • Stale

    By Slightly obsessive
    The head article on the news page is 89 days old. 'Nuff said.
  • Poor design

    By Motownmat
    Why can’t the developers fix the cover photos that appear in each article? The same cover photo appear above each story. This has been a problem for over a year and never addressed. They should write a story out their inept programming skills.
  • Worst. Paper. Ever.

    By Evo153
    How is this horrible paper not bankrupt yet?!?
  • News

    By Duraforce
    The disgraced media continues to ridicule our great president, one would think that this leftist news outlet would notice their error but, continuing down into the swamp and still melting down due to hillary klinton losing Big Time. Start reporting the news correctly, leftist losers !
  • Great mobile newspaper app!

    By Buddy cat & Smokey
    I normally will not read newspapers on line, but the Free Press app is really easy to read and find what section you want. This is the best newspaper app that I have and I definitely will keep reading it! My complaint I'm now having is that the advice column is terrible - sometimes there aren't any new questions for days - my Oakland Press has new ones daily in Dear Abby....sigh! Line Dancing Grandma The advice columns aren't any better....they disappear for days - what happens?. I just changed the number of review stars to one...why, because again and again columns are disappearing, especially the advice columns!! I will close the app if this doesn’t clear up. This has gone on for days - I have been a Free Press reader for years and really like this app since we go to Florida. This app is getting worse and worse! Is there a reason why certain sections are not updated daily! I will no longer recommend this app to my snowbird friends from the Detroit area - please do not ask me to rate this app again unless you’ve fixed this problem!
  • Lose the ads!

    By motownspecial313
    This Ann Curry ad is ruining the app experience, fine I understand something have to keep the lights on...but you need to remove automatic launch/highly sensitive tap. It is very annoying...