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Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free Press

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Get the Detroit and Michigan news you need FREE with the new Detroit Free Press app for Android. All content is free to read on your mobile device – no subscription required!

Our brand-new app gives readers an elegant new design integrating photo galleries and videos to maximize visual storytelling and social sharing. It's the Freep.com Metro Detroit and Michigan readers know and love, re-imagined for your Android experience.

App features:
• Breaking news alerts make you the first to know
• Swipe to navigate between sections and stories
• Interactive weather forecasts
• Save stories to read later
• More photos, videos and galleries
• Share your favorite posts easier

It's never been so simple to navigate and find our award-winning journalism from your mobile phone or tablet. Make your voice heard by commenting and sharing – it's easier than ever before. Sports fans, get ready for 24-7 Lions, Tigers, Red Wings, Pistons, Wolverines and Spartans sports news and opinions at your fingertips. Be the first to read the stories that count: industry-leading autos coverage, lifestyle content you can relate to, culture and nightlife news, plus award-winning storytelling on Detroit's rebirth and 'A Better Michigan.'

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Comments and ratings for Detroit Free Press
  • (66 stars)

    by Karen Danzeisen on 24/09/2014

    The new update has fixed the crashes I got constantly in the previous versions; however, it's really annoying that you get moved back up to the first story in the list after you hit the Back key. I don't use this app as much as I used to because of that new "feature".

  • (66 stars)

    by Larry Coleman on 24/09/2014

    The Sept release has totally crippled the app. Before the update, had access to news group by topic (sports, auto etc), now all you get is an unsorted list of the most recent stories. 75% of the auto and sports reports do not even make it into the app. I'm not sure who decides what the app displays, but 2 days later and I'm already tired of reading murder, drug bust, car accident stories just t

  • (66 stars)

    by David Chait on 24/09/2014

    Constant crashes. W/in each section stories are not in chronological order, app does not contain all the paper's stories, going back a screen puts you back at top - can't keep your place, crashes very frequently

  • (66 stars)

    by James Murphy on 23/09/2014

    God app will take some time to get used to

  • (66 stars)

    by brian leslie on 22/09/2014

    Where is the traffic information? App was better before the update.

  • (66 stars)

    by Gino C on 22/09/2014

    Have to subscibe? The detroit news is free! All you get is top stories. Uninstalling and back to the news.

  • (66 stars)

    by Greg Bovee on 22/09/2014

    Getting worse with each release. Now it's more difficult to switch news categories & there is an annoying reset that occurs in the news category. Seems every time the app refreshes, it takes you back to the top of the story list. Irritating...