Can I remove or hide external ads?

At Ground News, we value our subscribers and strive to provide the best news reading experience. We understand that external ads can sometimes be intrusive, affecting your overall enjoyment of the content. That's why we're excited to introduce our External Browser feature, designed to give you a smoother news reading experience with fewer interruptions.

How to Open Articles in the External Browser:

  1. Spot the Icon:

    • Open an article and look for the icon located in the top right corner of the Ground News app. It resembles an open book and is referred to as our external browser icon.

  2. Tap to Open:

    • When you find an article you'd like to read, tap on the external browser icon.

  3. Enjoy a Distraction-Free Experience:

    • The article will now open in our External Browser, providing you with a seamless and distraction-free reading experience.

Why Use the External Browser?

  • Fewer Ads: Experience less interference from external ads and pop-ups.

  • Smoother Reading: Enjoy a seamless reading experience with improved performance.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I still use the app's internal browser? Absolutely! The choice is yours. If you prefer a more immersive reading experience with fewer external ads, try our External Browser by tapping on the icon.

Are there any additional charges for using the External Browser? No, the External Browser feature is free to use. There are no extra charges.

What if I encounter any issues? If you experience any difficulties or have questions, please reach out to our support team at We're here to help!

Your Feedback Matters!

We value your feedback and are continuously working to enhance your Ground News experience. Try out the External Browser, and let us know what you think. Your insights help us make Ground News even better!