Simple RSS Widget



(4 stars)


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Have all your important news directly on your home screen!
This app is just a customizable, simple widget which displays RSS feeds on your home screen.

- Scrollable
- Resizable (only Android 3.1 and newer)
- lockscreen widget (Android 4.2+)
- multiple feeds in one widget
- text style, size & color changeable
- background color changeable
- icons for reloading & configurating the widget can be hidden
- user defined update interval
- multiple widgets with different configurations
- free & without ads!

If the widget doesn't show up in your launchers widget category, try rebooting your device!

Note: Google Reader will no longer exist after July 1st. Import functionality will be affected

- INTERNET: to receive feed content
- ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE: to test if internet connection is available before trying to update
- WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: to cache feeds and display them even when offline
- GET_ACCOUNTS & USE_CREDENTIALS: to request access for importing Google Reader feeds

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Recently changed in this version

-New viewer that displays full article
-Fixed major known bugs that caused "No data available" message. If you are trying to display a large number of feeds (especially with images), it can take several minutes to load content. Please let us know any issues you continue to have.

-Fixed crash when importing from Feedly
-Fixed issue of images getting cut off

-Fixed news viewer bug
-Fixed issue of viewer not opening when multiple RSS widgets are being used

Comments and ratings for Simple RSS Widget
  • (61 stars)

    by Bojan Knezevic on 09/06/2014

    Simple and it works

  • (61 stars)

    by Heather Chou on 07/06/2014

    The widget doesn't update anymore and refreshing isn't doing anything at all

  • (61 stars)

    by Fahd Owdli on 04/06/2014

    I wish to support the alignment to the right for Arabic language

  • (61 stars)

    by Tyson Lion on 24/05/2014

    Uninstalled bcuz of bad comment sry..

  • (61 stars)

    by Ovidiu Cristian on 23/05/2014

    Sometimes crashes but 95% of the time works fine.

  • (61 stars)

    by Willem Visscher on 20/05/2014

    Does as advertised. Great resizable widget. Never missing a news update anymore ! 5 out of 5 I'm sticking with this one!

  • (61 stars)

    by Cassandra Daugette on 19/05/2014

    Was great until it crashed and lost all my feeds. Figured maybe it was me so I reconfigured it only for it to do the same thing right after I spent 10 minutes getting it the way I wanted it. Uninstalling.

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