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Icon in iOS 7

Newsstand was a news viewing app that was first launched by Apple as part of iOS 5 on October 12, 2011. The original iBooks-like shelf-as-a-folder interface held magazine subscriptions, newspapers, and journals with notifications if there were any recent updates.[1]

Product history[]

Newsstand was updated in iOS 7 with a streamlined standalone user interface.[2] It was replaced by Apple News in iOS 9.[3]


  1. Apple introduces Newsstand today at iPhone event, available Oct. 12 with iOS 5 by Jeff Sonderman, Poynter. 2011-10-04. Archived 2011-10-04.
  2. iPad: Newsstand. Every story told beautifully., Apple Inc. Archived 2013-09-21.
  3. About iOS 9 Updates: iOS 9, Apple Inc. 2020-03-02.

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