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News doesn't wait, why should you? Take FOX 26 everywhere you go! Our app connects you with top stories in and around the Houston area— complete with breaking news alerts, live video, and real-time weather forecasts.

We cover topics that matter most to you including local & national headlines, weather, sports, traffic, politics, entertainment, food, education, crime and so much more.

NEWS & VIDEO
- Breaking news delivered as fast as it breaks
- Livestream newscasts each weekday
- Streamlined content display for a user-friendly experience

WEATHER
- Gulf Coast weather updates you can count on
- Hourly conditions and 7-day forecasts so you're always prepared for your day
- Interactive radar 24 hours a day
- Fresh video updates from FOX 26’s meteorologists
- Hurricane Toolbox for disaster preparedness

SPORTS
- The latest scoop on the Texans, Rockets, Astros, Dynamo, high school sports and other Texas teams


LET’S BE FRIENDS! Follow us on:
• facebook.com/ fox26houston
• instagram.com/ fox26houston
• twitter.com/ fox26houston
Use #FOX26ForLife to join the chatter and be featured!


Our News App provides you the option to enable specific geolocation tracking for precise location-based advertisements (review our Privacy Policy for more information on our use and sharing of location information).

We may work with mobile advertising companies and other similar entities that help deliver advertisements tailored to your interests. For more information about such advertising practices, and to opt-out in mobile apps, see https://www.fox26.com/ad-choices. You may also download the App Choices app at https://www.aboutads.info/appchoices.

Google Play Store Category:

Primary: Applications

Secondary: News & Magazines

Google Play

Privacy Policy

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Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Jan 26, 2015 (about 5 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 3 months, on average.

Feb 19
2020
(Current)
Version 5.12.1

Bug fixes and stability improvements

Feb 17
2020
Version 5.12.0

All-new Weather Tab: enjoy quick access to current conditions, hourly, and the seven-day forecast right from the bottom nav.
Added Dark Mode support: browse the day's news in colors that are easier on the eyes in low light, based on your Settings preference.

Feb 17
2020
Version Varies with device

Bug fixes and stability improvements

Feb 11
2020
Version 5.11.0

The app can now open right into the Live Stream from a deeplink, which we occasionally send via push messages for timely coverage of critical breaking news events.

Dec 18
2019
Version 5.10.0

Stability improvements and performance enhancements.

Nov 21
2019
Version 5.9.0

Stability improvements and performance enhancements.

Nov 18
2019
Version 5.8.0

Stability improvements and performance enhancements.

Oct 23
2019
Version 5.7.0

All-new, simplified user interface. Updated news and video services to deliver breaking news and broadcasts faster and more reliably.

Sep 11
2019
Version 1.3.41.0

- Compatible with Android 10
- Bug Fixes
- Performance Enhancements

May 21
2019
Version 1.3.39.0

- Bug Fixes
- Performance Enhancements

May 02
2018
Version 1.3.36.0

Minor bug fixes and app enhancements.

Mar 28
2018
Version 1.3.35.0

Minor bug fixes and app enhancements.

Feb 20
2018
Version 1.3.34.0

Minor bug fixes and app enhancements.

Dec 27
2017
Version 1.3.33.0

This update includes bug fixes and enhancements.

Oct 11
2017
Version 1.3.32.0

This update includes bug fixes and enhancements.

Mar 15
2017
Version 1.3.29.1

Minor bug fixes and app enhancements.

Feb 28
2017
Version 1.3.29.0

Minor bug fixes and app enhancements.

Jul 13
2016
Version 1.3.25.0

Third party library updates.
Bug fixes.

Jun 27
2016
Version 1.3.24.0

Improvements to the breaking news interface and alerts.
Third party library updates.
Bug fixes.

Apr 04
2016
Version 1.3.23.0

Aug 28
2015
Version 1.3.15.1

FOX 26 News on the go! The FOX 26 News app provides you with the latest Houston news, weather and traffic.

Our Brand New News App provides you the option to enable specific geolocation tracking for precise location-based advertisements (review our Privacy Policy for more information on our use and sharing of location information).


We may work with mobile advertising companies and other similar entities that help deliver advertisements tailored to your interests. For more information about such advertising practices, and to opt-out in mobile apps, see http://www.fox26houston.com/ad-choices. You may also download the App Choices app at www.aboutads.info/appchoices.

Jun 25
2015
Version 1.3.15.0

FOX 26 News on the go! The FOX 26 News app provides you with the latest Houston news, weather and traffic.

Our Brand New News App provides you the option to enable specific geolocation tracking for precise location-based advertisements (review our Privacy Policy for more information on our use and sharing of location information).

Feb 26
2015
Version 1.3.13.0

FOX 26 News on the go! The FOX 26 News app provides you with the latest Houston news, weather and traffic.

Our Brand New News App provides you the option to enable specific geolocation tracking for precise location-based advertisements (review our Privacy Policy for more information on our use and sharing of location information).

Jan 26
2015
Version 1.3.11.0

FOX 26 News on the go! The FOX 26 News app provides you with the latest Houston news, weather and traffic.

Our Brand New News App provides you the option to enable specific geolocation tracking for precise location-based advertisements (review our Privacy Policy for more information on our use and sharing of location information).

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