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Enjoy every story, feature and insight from The Washington Post with our classic app for your smartphone and tablet. Stay informed with award-winning national and international news, PLUS complete local news coverage of the D.C. metro area. Scan top headlines for must-read stories. Get fresh perspectives on the world from Post bloggers. Read stories wherever you are with convenient offline reading. This app brings you everything daily Washington Post readers enjoy—along with extra benefits for added mobile convenience. Free to download, subscribers enjoy unlimited access.

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Version History

Launched Apr 16, 2014 (about 6 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 1 month, on average.

Jul 06
2020
(Current)
Version Varies with device

To help you stay informed, our editors are curating links to key information about the pandemic, and placing them at the end of each coronavirus article.

Mar 27
2018
Version 4.11.6

Bug fixes.

Feb 05
2018
Version 4.11.4

Bug fixes.

Feb 02
2018
Version 4.10.2

This release adds support for our newest Augmented Reality stories (requires camera permission), as well as push notifications for new topics. Subscribe to new topics by going to Alerts Settings in the app.

Dec 20
2017
Version 4.9.2

Bug fixes.

Nov 14
2017
Version 4.9.1

This release adds a new way to keep up with live games and events.

Nov 08
2017
Version 4.9

This release adds a new way to keep up with live games and events.

Nov 02
2017
Version 4.8.6

Oct 04
2017
Version 4.8.5

Sep 25
2017
Version 4.8.4

This update adds new descriptions for our subscription options.

Sep 04
2017
Version 4.8.2

Bug fixes

Aug 18
2017
Version 4.8.1

Aug 15
2017
Version 4.7.6

Jun 12
2017
Version 4.7.5

Bug fixes!

Jun 10
2017
Version 4.7.4

Bug fixes!

May 26
2017
Version 4.7.3

Bug fixes!

May 24
2017
Version 4.7.2

Bug fixes!

May 23
2017
Version 4.7.1

Bug fixes!

May 17
2017
Version 4.6.2

Performance enhancements and bug fixes.

Apr 24
2017
Version 4.6

Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Apr 10
2017
Version 4.4

Feature enhancements and bug fixes!

Mar 01
2017
Version 4.3.2

Feature enhancements

Jan 24
2017
Version 4.3.1

Enhancements and bug fixes!

Jan 17
2017
Version 4.3

Enhancements and bug fixes!

Dec 19
2016
Version 4.2.5

Bug fixes

Dec 12
2016
Version 4.2.4

This update is a major release, with a brand new design and article layout, a new alert dashboard with customizable alert feeds, sections that load up to 10x faster than before, and hundreds of other bug fixes and improvements.

Nov 07
2016
Version 4.2.3

This update is a major release, with a brand new design and article layout, a new alert dashboard with customizable alert feeds, sections that load up to 10x faster than before, and hundreds of other bug fixes and improvements.

Nov 06
2016
Version 4.2.2

This update is a major release, with a brand new design and article layout, a new alert dashboard with customizable alert feeds, sections that load up to 10x faster than before, and hundreds of other bug fixes and improvements.

Nov 04
2016
Version 4.2.1

This update is a major release, with a brand new design and article layout, a new alert dashboard with customizable alert feeds, sections that load up to 10x faster than before, and hundreds of other bug fixes and improvements.

Oct 25
2016
Version 4.2

This update is a major release, with a brand new design and article layout, a new alert dashboard with customizable alert feeds, sections that load up to 10x faster than before, and hundreds of other bug fixes and improvements.

Oct 23
2016
Version 4.0.1

This update is a major release, with a brand new design and article layout, a new alert dashboard with customizable alert feeds, sections that load up to 10x faster than before, and hundreds of other bug fixes and improvements.

Oct 20
2016
Version 3.9.0

This release includes bug fixes, and performance improvements.

Sep 06
2016
Version 3.8.9

This update enhances the live coverage features. This release also includes bug fixes, and performance improvements.

Sep 01
2016
Version 3.8.8

This update improves the look and feel of our Breaking News Notifications. This release also includes bug fixes, and performance improvements.

May 25
2016
Version 3.8.7

Apr 27
2016
Version 3.8.6

Apr 26
2016
Version 3.8.5

Mar 16
2016
Version 3.8.4

Feb 25
2016
Version 3.8.3

Feb 18
2016
Version 3.8.2

Feb 05
2016
Version 3.8.1

Jan 28
2016
Version 3.8.0

Jan 19
2016
Version 3.7.6

Jan 15
2016
Version 3.7.5

Jan 06
2016
Version 3.7.4

Dec 22
2015
Version 3.7.3

Dec 11
2015
Version 3.7.2

Dec 07
2015
Version 3.7.1

Dec 04
2015
Version 3.7

Nov 23
2015
Version 3.6.1

Nov 10
2015
Version 3.6

Enjoy every story, feature and insight from The Washington Post with our classic app for your smartphone and tablet. Stay informed with award-winning national and international news, PLUS complete local news coverage of the D.C. metro area. Scan top headlines for must-read stories. Get fresh perspectives on the world from Post bloggers. Read stories wherever you are with convenient offline reading. This app brings you everything daily Washington Post readers enjoy—along with extra benefits for added mobile convenience.

Oct 26
2015
Version 3.5.2

Enjoy every story, feature and insight from The Washington Post with our classic app for your smartphone and tablet. Stay informed with award-winning national and international news, PLUS complete local news coverage of the D.C. metro area. Scan top headlines for must-read stories. Get fresh perspectives on the world from Post bloggers. Read stories wherever you are with convenient offline reading. This app brings you everything daily Washington Post readers enjoy—along with extra benefits for added mobile convenience.

Oct 16
2015
Version 3.4

Enjoy every story, feature and insight from The Washington Post with our classic app for your smartphone and tablet. Stay informed with award-winning national and international news, PLUS complete local news coverage of the D.C. metro area. Scan top headlines for must-read stories. Get fresh perspectives on the world from Post bloggers. Read stories wherever you are with convenient offline reading. This app brings you everything daily Washington Post readers enjoy—along with extra benefits for added mobile convenience.

Aug 12
2015
Version 3.3.3

Enjoy every story, feature and insight from The Washington Post with our classic app for your smartphone and tablet. Stay informed with award-winning national and international news, PLUS complete local news coverage of the D.C. metro area. Scan top headlines for must-read stories. Get fresh perspectives on the world from Post bloggers. Read stories wherever you are with convenient offline reading. This app brings you everything daily Washington Post readers enjoy—along with extra benefits for added mobile convenience.

Jul 20
2015
Version 3.3.2

Enjoy every story, feature and insight from The Washington Post with our classic app for your smartphone and tablet. Stay informed with award-winning national and international news, PLUS complete local news coverage of the D.C. metro area. Scan top headlines for must-read stories. Get fresh perspectives on the world from Post bloggers. Read stories wherever you are with convenient offline reading. This app brings you everything daily Washington Post readers enjoy—along with extra benefits for added mobile convenience.

Jul 15
2015
Version 3.3.1

Make The Washington Post for Android your number 1 news source. The Washington Post's news app brings together trusted reporting, insightful analysis and immersive multimedia. Read breaking news on politics, sports, business and technology or lean back with thoughtful opinion columns and entertaining lifestyle coverage. Please enjoy these features and reach out to us with comments or suggestions at androidfeedback@washingtonpost.com.

* Access to all of our bloggers.
* Rich multimedia displays.
* Breaking News Alerts: optional breaking news alerts sent to your device’s message center.
* Special features for phones: comprehensive weather information, including updates from the Capital Weather Gang, and Metro / traffic updates for local users.
* Special features for tablets: 40+ comics strips and a complete replica of our print edition

Jul 14
2015
Version 3.3

Make The Washington Post for Android your number 1 news source. The Washington Post's news app brings together trusted reporting, insightful analysis and immersive multimedia. Read breaking news on politics, sports, business and technology or lean back with thoughtful opinion columns and entertaining lifestyle coverage. Please enjoy these features and reach out to us with comments or suggestions at androidfeedback@washingtonpost.com.

* Access to all of our bloggers.
* Rich multimedia displays.
* Breaking News Alerts: optional breaking news alerts sent to your device’s message center.
* Special features for phones: comprehensive weather information, including updates from the Capital Weather Gang, and Metro / traffic updates for local users.
* Special features for tablets: 40+ comics strips and a complete replica of our print edition

Jun 01
2015
Version 3.2.1

Make The Washington Post for Android your number 1 news source. The Washington Post's news app brings together trusted reporting, insightful analysis and immersive multimedia. Read breaking news on politics, sports, business and technology or lean back with thoughtful opinion columns and entertaining lifestyle coverage. Please enjoy these features and reach out to us with comments or suggestions at androidfeedback@washingtonpost.com.

* Access to all of our bloggers.
* Rich multimedia displays.
* Breaking News Alerts: optional breaking news alerts sent to your device’s message center.
* Special features for phones: comprehensive weather information, including updates from the Capital Weather Gang, and Metro / traffic updates for local users.
* Special features for tablets: 40+ comics strips and a complete replica of our print edition

May 21
2015
Version 3.2

Make The Washington Post for Android your number 1 news source. The Washington Post's news app brings together trusted reporting, insightful analysis and immersive multimedia. Read breaking news on politics, sports, business and technology or lean back with thoughtful opinion columns and entertaining lifestyle coverage. Please enjoy these features and reach out to us with comments or suggestions at androidfeedback@washingtonpost.com.

* Access to all of our bloggers.
* Rich multimedia displays.
* Breaking News Alerts: optional breaking news alerts sent to your device’s message center.
* Special features for phones: comprehensive weather information, including updates from the Capital Weather Gang, and Metro / traffic updates for local users.
* Special features for tablets: 40+ comics strips and a complete replica of our print edition

Mar 30
2015
Version 3.1.1

Make The Washington Post for Android your number 1 news source. The Washington Post's news app brings together trusted reporting, insightful analysis and immersive multimedia. Read breaking news on politics, sports, business and technology or lean back with thoughtful opinion columns and entertaining lifestyle coverage. Please enjoy these features and reach out to us with comments or suggestions at androidfeedback@washingtonpost.com.

* Access to all of our bloggers.
* Rich multimedia displays.
* Breaking News Alerts: optional breaking news alerts sent to your device’s message center.
* Special features for phones: comprehensive weather information, including updates from the Capital Weather Gang, and Metro / traffic updates for local users.
* Special features for tablets: 40+ comics strips and a complete replica of our print edition

Mar 27
2015
Version 3.1

Make The Washington Post for Android your number 1 news source. The Washington Post's news app brings together trusted reporting, insightful analysis and immersive multimedia. Read breaking news on politics, sports, business and technology or lean back with thoughtful opinion columns and entertaining lifestyle coverage. Please enjoy these features and reach out to us with comments or suggestions at androidfeedback@washingtonpost.com.

* Access to all of our bloggers.
* Rich multimedia displays.
* Breaking News Alerts: optional breaking news alerts sent to your device’s message center.
* Special features for phones: comprehensive weather information, including updates from the Capital Weather Gang, and Metro / traffic updates for local users.
* Special features for tablets: 40+ comics strips and a complete replica of our print edition

Feb 02
2015
Version 3.0.1

Make The Washington Post for Android your number 1 news source. The Washington Post's news app brings together trusted reporting, insightful analysis and immersive multimedia. Read breaking news on politics, sports, business and technology or lean back with thoughtful opinion columns and entertaining lifestyle coverage. Please enjoy these features and reach out to us with comments or suggestions at androidfeedback@washingtonpost.com.

* Access to all of our bloggers.
* Rich multimedia displays.
* Breaking News Alerts: optional breaking news alerts sent to your device’s message center.
* Special features for phones: comprehensive weather information, including updates from the Capital Weather Gang, and Metro / traffic updates for local users.
* Special features for tablets: 40+ comics strips and a complete replica of our print edition

Jan 28
2015
Version 3.0

Make The Washington Post for Android your number 1 news source. The Washington Post's news app brings together trusted reporting, insightful analysis and immersive multimedia. Read breaking news on politics, sports, business and technology or lean back with thoughtful opinion columns and entertaining lifestyle coverage. Please enjoy these features and reach out to us with comments or suggestions at androidfeedback@washingtonpost.com.

* Access to all of our bloggers.
* Rich multimedia displays.
* Breaking News Alerts: optional breaking news alerts sent to your device’s message center.
* Special features for phones: comprehensive weather information, including updates from the Capital Weather Gang, and Metro / traffic updates for local users.
* Special features for tablets: 40+ comics strips and a complete replica of our print edition

Nov 17
2014
Version 2.6.13

Make The Washington Post for Android your number 1 news source. The Washington Post's news app brings together trusted reporting, insightful analysis and immersive multimedia. Read breaking news on politics, sports, business and technology or lean back with thoughtful opinion columns and entertaining lifestyle coverage. Please enjoy these features and reach out to us with comments or suggestions at androidfeedback@washingtonpost.com.

* Access to all of our bloggers.
* Rich multimedia displays.
* Breaking News Alerts: optional breaking news alerts sent to your device’s message center.
* Special features for phones: comprehensive weather information, including updates from the Capital Weather Gang, and Metro / traffic updates for local users.
* Special features for tablets: 40+ comics strips and a complete replica of our print edition

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