Apple News Plus

How to open Apple News+ links on the web instead of in ‌the News‌ app

Tim Cook and Gavin Newson

iOS 14, iPadOS 14 and macOS Big Sur intercept traffic from websites, with Safari opening Apple News+ links in the News app. As a result, Apple News+ subscribers avoid paywalls on the web. Thankfully, you can change that behavior at will. This tutorial will show you how to have the links to stories included in your Apple News+ subscription open on the web instead of in News.

Texture shuts down, Apple nudges users towards Apple News+

Apple has shut down Texture

Apple purchased Texture, a digital reading service that offered a variety of magazines and more for a set monthly fee, back in March of 2018. The company was quick to fold that company's features into its own idea, launching Apple News+ for $10 per month a year later. But for the new service to live, the old one must die.