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The Courier-Mail app: Guide to new features, FAQs and how to download

Presentation of the improved Courier-Mail application. This is your guide to what’s new and where to find your favorite features.

The Courier-Mail app is Queensland’s premier source for breaking news, sport, entertainment and information from trusted local journalists, backed by powerful new personalization features.

It’s your news, your path.

Taking reader feedback into account, the new and improved app is packed with features to help you experience calendar news in a faster, smarter and much more user-friendly format. While there are plenty of new behind-the-scenes additions and improvements to make your reading experience smarter and smoother, the best parts remain the same.

The Courier-Mail The app is still free to download and explore, but with a digital subscription you can access so much more than the titles.

Here is a selection of the new features.

Let’s dive into it.

NEW AND IMPROVED

The updated Courier-Mail app has many new highlights, with the most popular features always at your fingertips.

FOCUS ON WHAT MATTERS

Faster, smoother, cleaner and easier to read – we’ve revamped the entire app so you can focus on the information that matters to you. Rebuilt from the ground up, join the debate in our comments section and share the story via email, Facebook or Twitter with just one click.

PERSONALIZE LIKE NEVER BEFORE

The updated Courier-Mail app gives you the power to become the editor of your own news feed. While there are stories that mean a lot to you and your family, there are topics that matter a lot less to you.

Personalize My News Feed to stay up to date with the latest topics, events, and reporters that matter to you. The topics you follow will show up in a dedicated panel, making it easy to find the news you want to read.

The sections you follow on our website will appear on the app, and vice versa, giving you a consistent experience.

LOCAL NEWS WHEN YOU NEED IT MOST

Looking for local news? Available directly from the home screen of the new Courier-Mail app, enter your postcode, suburb, city or region to have relevant content delivered by a reporter dedicated to your area.

FEATURES YOU KNOW AND LOVE

Breaking news as it happens

A curated list of 20 of the latest and greatest articles, constantly updated by our award-winning digital team, stays at the heart of the app so you can stay up to date with the latest news from your suburbs in the state and across the world.

If you can’t find the refreshing app, just scroll down the page and it will refresh.

Read the paper as it was printed

The popular digital print edition is quick to find and easy to read, bringing a traditional newspaper experience to the palm of your hand with just the click of a button.

Flip through the pages of the print edition, share stories and scan excerpts – including the TAB form guide – and re-read journal issues. Switch from app view to print view with one click based on your reading preferences.

Live football scores

The Courier-Mail app is the ultimate companion for any football fan. NRL live scores and player stats remain a key part of our coverage with major improvements based on your feedback. NRL Live Scores now has a dedicated tab, allowing you to browse round-by-round scores at a glance, preview the entire season with the latest match times and venues, as well as the ability to Dive deeper into live and previous rounds for deeper analysis, head-to-head comparison, team line-ups and live SuperCoach standings.

News Alerts

Receive last minute alerts by turning on notifications. The news you have requested will be delivered directly to the device of your choice.

Weather

A local weather forecast is now displayed based on your reading location. Simply tap the forecast to see a detailed view of your region’s weather for the coming week, or choose the region you want to see.

Podcasts

Listen to hundreds of podcasts directly through the new Courier-Mail app. Your Courier-Mail membership gives you access to a network of podcasts and complementary articles from journalists and commentators across the country.

Crosswords, sudoku and comics

Want to take a break from the news? The updated Courier-Mail app offers a whole new destination to disconnect from the world. Updated daily, test your skills against quick and cryptic crosswords and the sudoku challenge, and enjoy our popular comics.

That’s not all …

We’ve made it even easier to receive our free newsletter updates, redeem subscriber rewards+ and read daily horoscopes from the new Courier-Mail app. Enter now to start exploring.

FAQs

HOW CAN I GET MORE ITEMS THAT INTEREST ME?
Subscribers can follow the sections to get the latest stories on the topics – and key journalists – that matter most to them to appear on their own homepage.

Just tap Follow next to the sections you’re most interested in.

Subscribers can also customize local news to get the latest stories from their suburb or zip code.

Stories posted in and around your chosen area will appear on your personalized homepage under My News Feed.

My Local News and My News Feed appear just below Top Stories on the app’s home screen.

Love your football? Follow the NRL, SuperCoach News or your own team’s headlines.

Not a sports fan? Choose from endless sections ranging from news to entertainment, crime to automotive.

To remove a section from your homepage, just tap Unfollow.

The appearance of tracked sections on your homepage can also be customized – choose between a compact side-swipe format or a traditional scrolling view.

WHAT IF I FIND AN ARTICLE I LIKE AND WANT TO READ IT AGAIN OR LATER?

It’s simple. Bookmark it. A new feature gives you the power to save stories to read later.
There are two ways to do this.

First, swipe left on a story in your News Feed and tap Save Article.

You can also tap the Save Article icon at the bottom of each story to create your personal library.

Any story you save will be listed under Saved Articles in the main menu to read later.

To remove articles from the Saved Articles list, swipe left and tap Delete.

HOW CAN I FOLLOW THE MATCHES OF MY FAVORITE FOOTY TEAM?

The new and improved Match Center features live scores, team stats, player stats and SuperCoach scores.

Match Centers can now be found on articles relating to major weekend matches, making the app the perfect matchday companion.

HOW TO CHANGE THE FONT SIZE?

To change the text size on the homepage and articles, tap the homepage main menu in the top right corner.

Go to Settings then Adjust font size.

You can drag the slider from the far left (for the smallest font) to the far right (the largest).

There are four font sizes to choose from.

HOW TO READ THE DIGITAL PRINT EDITION?
Just tap the Today’s Paper icon on the app’s home page.

You can easily adjust how you want to get editing in Settings (click on the top right of the app homepage and choose Settings).

Under Today’s Paper, tap Downloads and choose your preferred delivery method. Build your library and access up to 14 days of past editions.

HOW TO SHARE AN ARTICLE?
Sharing is as easy as saving a story for later.

Swipe left on a story when you’re on the home screen to find the Share icon.

HOW TO UPDATE THE CONTENT?

Content will automatically update in key sections, even when you’re not using the app. But to update manually, just pull down the main screen and release. This will update the app with the latest articles.

HOW TO ACTIVATE NOTIFICATIONS?

Knowing what happens as it happens is in your control.

Sign up for notifications from our news team in the main menu and choose one of five key categories – Breaking News, Sport, Entertainment, Business and Lifestyle.

Alerts on important and interesting stories are released daily.

How to download the new Courier-Mail app

  • Visit the App Store or Google Play
  • Search Le Courrier-Mail
  • Tap download (or update if you have the current version) to instantly upgrade to the latest version
  • Log in with your digital subscription details to experience the full app