How to Install SmartNews for PC, Windows 10 and Mac

We’re so caught up in our world with so much work, family, and friends that we’ve slowly started losing interest in the news. The primary reason is referring to various websites to read different news, which sometimes becomes tedious.

This problem can be solved with SmartNews for PC Windows 10 as it aggregates breaking news from all the media networks and news channels in a single app.  

How to Use SmartNews for PC Windows 10

With the help of the below methods, you can install the SmartNews app on your Windows 10 desktop, computer, or laptop. There are two methods through which it’s possible. Let’s explore the 1st one, which is using Bluestacks.

Method 1: Using Bluestacks!

Make sure you download the latest version of Bluestacks to make the best out of it!

#1. Download updated version of Bluestacks from the official website or simply click on this link to get it directly on PC or laptop.

#2. Install the Bluestacks emulator once downloaded. Launch the Android emulator and log in using you’re new or existing Google account!

#3. Open the Play Store app in the Bluestacks emulator and find the SmartNews app in it by using the search box. Install it right away.

#4. Once the app is installed, launch it and start using it on your Windows 10, 8, & 7 based PC or laptop.

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Method 2: Using NoxPlayer!

#1. Download NoxPlayer from the official website or from this download link (updated version).

#2. Once the NoxPlayer emulator is installed, launch it on your PC and log in with your Google account. Use existing or new accounts, anything would work perfectly.

#3. Head over to the Google Play Store icon in the NoxPlayer and launch it. Hit the search bar and install smartnews app right away on your Windows 7, 8 or 10 PC/laptop. If you don’t find the app in the Play Store, you can also sideload the SmartNews APK file within the emulator to make it work.

With this, you can now easily download SmartNews app on your PC and Laptop running on Windows 10, 8, or 7.

Install SmartNews on Mac!

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#1. Download and install Bluestacks or NoxPlayer from the given download in the above two methods.

#2. Once the emulator is installed on your Mac, launch it and sign in using your Google account to access the Play Store. You can also use the existing Google account if you want to sync your Smartphone’s Play Store data to your Macbook.

#3. Launch the Google Play Store in the emulator and head over to the search bar to find the SmartNews app.

#4. Install SmartNews Mac app once you find it in the Play Store.

You have now installed SmartNews on your Mac using a simple emulator. I hope the app is now working on your Mac systems!

Features of Smartnews App

This app is driven by Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning and has exclusive features that no other app has. Here are few other features that you must watch out!

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#1. Convenient News Viewing

SmartNews app lets users watch relevant news. When I say relevant, I mean relevant to their location or surroundings. For example, a person living in New York would more likely browse the headlines to stay updated on the happenings around them in New York.

This way, they can always open and read an article that might interest them. The app also lets you explore news around the World and not limit you to your city.

#2. Breaking News

Many events might consist of immense political importance that occurs across the world. SmartNews shows such breaking news above all other news articles. This can be groundbreaking for those who want to know the latest news immediately through push notifications.

#3. Smart View

Most apps on our phones require the internet to function. The users of SmartNews app can read news articles both offline or even when connected to a slow internet connection. This can be a great feature for those who might be on the go.

The smart view feature was built to allow users to use minimal data on the SmartNews for PC. The smart mode also comes with a great readability mode that allows users to scroll category tabs either horizontally or vertically.

#4. Plethora of Categories

One of the best features of this app is that it has various news categories like Sport, Technology, World, Business, Science, Lifestyle, and Current Affairs.

These different categories on the SmartNews app allow users to choose their own interests, and the AI bot in the app will conveniently show them the categories they want to read from.

#5. Discover and Add Channels

While this feature might be the most generic one in all news apps, SmartNews app for Mac allows users to search the name of their favorite publishers and news channels to follow.

This way, they can customize their feed with personalized articles. With over 300 news channels and newspapers with all the latest news and updates, SmartNews PC app can be a great one.


#6. Sharing News Articles

Quite often, users on the SmartNews app want to share interesting news articles. With an option to share on all social media platforms from Facebook, Twitter to Instagram Direct, and much more, users find it easy to use.

#7. Personalized Settings

Users prefer the app to be set as per their readability preferences. With the SmartNews app’s personalized settings, users can schedule push notifications for certain terms, font size, data savings options, screen orientation, and the edition of the app they’d prefer.


A lot of SmartNews users have few common questions being discussed on various websites. So I thought, let them get me answered here so that it can be useful for you!

Is SmartNews Free?

SmartNews app is a free newsreader available for both Android and iOS users. You can install the app on your PC by using an Android emulator for free!

Does SmartNews have a website?

Yes, SmartNews does have a website but it doesn’t display any news on the website. You need to install Smart News app if you want to read the news either on your smartphone, tablet or on your PC.


I hope you’ve now got an idea about how to install and use SmartNews for PC Windows 10. Be assured about any problem you encounter while installing the Smart News app. You can simply comment below with your queries to get them solved at the earliest! Stay tuned to our website for more such informative guides and tutorials!

Mark Roberts is a freelance writer and tech enthusiast based in San Diego, specializing in internet security, Roku guides, cord-cutting, and more.

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