Get the world of Washington right in your hand with Washington Post Mobile. Our mobile web site, apps and alert products help you to stay informed and connected anytime, anywhere.

Washington Post App for Kindle Fire

The Washington Post has always brought you the stories that matter. Now, it’s delivering them in a whole new way. Plus, the new app is free for 6 months, available with the latest software update or from the date you installed the app, exclusively on your Fire tablet. Explore these features:

  • Pinch View: Swipe through articles with a bird’s eye view, then easily select and read full stories.
  • Intuitive Navigation: Easily browse through and between sections, with stories sorted under typical section headers.
  • Stunning Visuals: Gain a deeper understanding of stories through bold photos and immersive graphics.
  • In-Depth Reading: Immerse yourself in a full story, where the focus is on storytelling enhanced by visual elements.
  • Streamlined Design: Enjoy an uncluttered reading experience and avoid being overloaded by constant news updates.
  • Award-Winning Coverage: Stay informed with quality national reporting and expertly curated articles.
  • Two Daily Editions: Receive two complete daily editions, plus important updates throughout the day.

Download The Washington Post App
for Kindle Fire »

Washington Post iPhone Apps

The Washington Post App for iPhone

The Washington Post News app for iPhone and iPod Touch brings you breaking news, politics, world news, opinions, sports, business, arts, travel, entertainment and much more.

  • Save: Articles to My Post to read offline
  • Share: Content via Facebook, Twitter and email
  • Customize: Your navigation with your favorite
    sections and features
  • Read: your favorite sections offline.
  • Search: For stories and photos
  • Find: Content quickly and easily with intuitive
    navigation and design
  • View: Extensive photo galleries and videos

Download The Washington Post iPhone App »

Free in the App Store

The Insider for iPhone + iPod Touch

Don't miss a minute of the Redskins season
with The Insider App for iPhone

  • Up-to-the-minute breaking news
  • Instant access to Washington Post Redskins coverage
    including The Insider blog
  • Your favorite reporters and bloggers including
    Jason Reid, Rick Maese and Barry Svruluga
  • Box scores, play-by-play, rosters and schedule
  • Photos

Download The Insider App »

Free in the App Store

Going Out Guide App

Whether you are heading out to eat or planning an afternoon with the family, the Going Out Guide App for iPhone can give you the inside scoop on what’s great.

  • Flip through our What’s on Deck tool, a quick glance at the day’s best events handpicked by Post editors
  • New: Museums & On Stage section
  • Get the latest info on bars, restaurants and events in the area
  • Browse our “Best Of” lists to find top places and events, whether you’re looking for the Best Pizza or the Best Sites off the Mall
  • Read reviews of movies, watch trailers and buy tickets online
  • Use your phone’s GPS to map places nearby

Download The Going Out Guide »

Free in the App Store

DC Rider App

DC Rider is an app from Express built for Metro-riding Washingtonians.

  • Train Times and Metro Alerts: Find out when the next train will serve your station and get updated advisories from Metro
  • Station Info: Find the nearest station and view its entrances on a street map
  • News: The latest on D.C.-area transit from The Washington Post's Dr. Gridlock and Express
  • Trip Planner: Determine your route options and see fare info
  • Comments: Read instant updates from other riders and add your own thoughts via Twitter

Download The DC Rider App »

Free in the App Store

Explore DC for iPhone + iPod Touch

Explore D.C. helps tourists and locals have a fun and enriching experience in the nation’s capital.

  • Discounts at popular Washington attractions and restaurants
  • Popular sights organized into helpful categories, curated by Washington Post experts
  • Easy-to-browse photo gallery of the week’s biggest and best happenings
  • Maps to show you what’s around and how to get there - including walking, driving and Metro directions
  • An “I Need a …” feature to help you find a bank, a pharmacy, a drink or many other life necessities

Download the Explore DC App »

Free in the App Store

Washington Post Classic App for Android and Kindle Fire

The Washington Post Classic App for Android and Kindle Fire brings together trusted reporting, insightful analysis and immersive multimedia in a package that’s optimized for these devices. Explore these features:

  • Digital edition with up-to-the minute reporting and commentary.
  • Complete replica of our print edition.
  • More than 40 comic strips.
  • Easy access to columnists and bloggers like Ezra Klein and Chris Cillizza.

Download The Washington Post Classic App »

Free in the Google Play store and the Amazon App Store

Washington Post App for iPad

Now available in Newsstand!

When it comes to immersing yourself in a news story, look no further than the source you trust: The Washington Post. Our app for iPad combines news from our Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists with engaging photos, videos and social media conversations. Plus access to the entire print edition, comics, blogs and more.

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iPad App »

Free in the App Store

Mobile Web Site

The Washington Post's mobile Web site is the definitive mobile news source for and about Washington with unparalleled local and national news, analysis and commentary.

  • Breaking News: Dynamic breaking news ticker
  • Politics: The latest news and analysis from the White House and Capitol Hill
  • Sports: Local and national sports coverage
  • Blogs: Your favorite bloggers and columnists available on-the-go
  • Offline reading: Articles are cached on your device for reading without a connection
  • Rich media: View photo galleries and watch video on the go

Type into the browser on any
Web-enabled phone or mobile device.

Breaking News Alerts

Get breaking news fast with push alerts through our mobile apps. To set up push notifications on your device, please download our app for Android smartphone, iPhone or iPad and take the following steps.

  • iPhone or iPad: Visit the Settings app on your device and tap on the Notifications page. Find the Wash Post app in the list and make sure alerts are set to "On."
  • Android smartphone: Alerts are on by default on this app. If you'd like to turn them off, please navigate to the Settings section within the app and uncheck the Breaking News Alert box.