WRAL News Mobile App Reviews

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Unreliable

Most stories simply won’t load anymore unless on data- doesn’t happen with any other app I use. Kind of a bummer but I’ll be looking for news elsewhere

JUNK notifications

Too many notifications about junk. I just got FOUR notifications in 30 seconds about the same thing. Ok. So you’re live on the ground. And then you send a follow up saying sky five is live. And you’re also live here. And you’re also live there. You send way too many notifications about trivial things. I don’t care that so and so will be live at 6 to discuss the upcoming weather for the week. Keep it to important stuff.

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Awful may as well be Facebook too many ads to many sidetracked turtles too many things at are NOT TRUE fake news 101 Very democratic app enjoy if you’re a Democrat Republicans think your trash

Wral news app

I look 4ward 2utilizing more of the app, yet I enjoy the portion of the app I utilize. Amen. I have access2less, yet I enjoy the portion I do utilize. AmenAgain. The Colors&LayOut R appealing2the eye&is Interesting&Appealing2read. TheApp is a PleasantExperience. GoodColorAppeal MostResponsive

Technical Errors, Grammatical Errors

The articles themselves are full of errors, but that’s every local media outlet these days. The most annoying thing is the app itself will give an error message almost every day (cannot load) and WRAL’s tech support told me to delete it and reinstall when that happens. WHEN that happens? Every time? No thanks. I’ll read the news elsewhere. (And it happens on multiple devices across multiple updates, so this is not a device-specific issue).

Ok, but too many notifications

I really like the app from the standpoint that I can check the news anytime of day. Only issue with the app is the NUMEROUS DAILY NOTIFICATIONS!! I'd much rather have one or two each day (with the exception of emergency notifications) rather than so many as it stands now. Even one daily "list" of stories from which I could select the ones that are relevant to me would be great. Love WRAL though and have watched them since I arrived in NC in 1994!

Good app

I like the notifications. I read about things from everywhere that I wouldn’t have known without the notifications. I also like the weather alerts.

Robert

App ok, news not good leave items up to long. Post items that doesn’t matter such as Hollywood Stars having babies or getting married who cares about them. Articles are also slanted towards liberals view.

Awesome

Awesome

Inaccurate weather and selective news

Today they forecasted highs in the low 50’s and no rain and as of 3:00PM 3/27/18 it is 41 degrees and raining. If the stock market goes down it is reported, if it goes up nothing is mentioned. They are reporting what their affiliate national network allows them to report (NBC).

Raleigh, NC

I enjoy being able to watch the local and national news via this app. Cable subscription not required.

Good app for local news

Good app for local news. Seems to put local stuff first most of the time. Sometimes it seems to be slow to update so I also use an app for another news station in another state that is quicker to update national news.

Best local news in USA

Best news and weather app bar none.

Duplicate notifications

Getting duplicate notifications on everything since the latest update. Please fix.

Pop-up Video ads

Random videos pop-up on the main page. Not a very good thing to experience.

Love app.

My go to for local news.

First to HD...that’s about it

WRAL was setting the standard ten years ago. Now, we’re squinting to see their app on an iPhone X. C’mon CBC.

Deleting it!

Wish they would report the news instead of their liberal agenda!

best news app ever

This TV station goes the extra mile to report news. They are very trustworthy and precise.

Quit loading

After it changed format it quit loading. I dropped it.

Cool app

This is a cool app

WRAL is my news source

I count on WRAL to keep me informed. Always reliable and up to date news and weather information at my fingertips.

Too many junk notifications

Even though I went into this app’s settings and turned off all notifications except traffic, it still sends me at least three notifications early every morning urging me to watch the morning news and the Today show. So I had to block all its notifications in the iOS settings which is unfortunate because the traffic alerts are useful. WRAL has ignored tweets reporting this problem. Other than that it’s an excellent local news source and a well done app.

Throws you out to a browser with ads

Opened the app and touched nothing. After a few seconds I was dumped out to safari for an ad as if I’d touched it. It’s acting like a porn site now.

Easy to use

Keeps me updated on all the local happenings.

Love this app, but not always the news!

Oh, how I wish the news didn’t start every broadcast with a police blotter report for 20 minutes. At least with the app, I am able to choose whether I click to learn more about the latest body that was found.

News for the left

If you enjoy one sided leftist views, Unfair and unbalanced news, WRAL is for you!

Very informative

Love reading the news & weather everyday

Very handy

A very handy resource

Simple UI and Relevant News

A big fan of this app

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Unstable

App won't work

WRAL has been my news source since I moved to North Carolina over 20 years ago. And I really want to use this app. But at least nine times out of 10, the app refuses to open. It tells me I don't have an Internet connection on my iPad, in spite of the fact that everything else that depends on Internet works just fine. I really wish WRAL would get this app fixed! It's so frustrating when a News headline pops up from WRAL on my iPad, but then I swipe for details and get told that I'm not on the Internet!

Excellent App

Great source of national & local news!

Unfortunately biased news

I deleted this app after years of terribly biased news. I am ridding my life of negativity....starting with WRAL. Social Media is next! 😉

Unreliable

My main desire for the app is to watch the news live on my iPad. It is highly unreliable and crashes quite often. Please address this issue.

Problems

Not always but much of the time I am unable to open the app due to " you must be connected to the internet" or "network error" yet others apps are working perfect fine.

Great news&weather local and natl

Ez to use, lots of tabs for sections so I can read local or check for coupons or get sports updates...has everything, even when I'm away from home can stay informed. Been dependable and current. Luv access to weather forecasts too, Only wish = need 1 even larger font size choice for articles !

Reliable source

I really like how you get instant notifications !!

Weather alerts

Not receiving weather alerts on wral mobile app

Error

Every time I click on a story I get an error. This app is useless except for pop up notifications. I can't do anything in the actual app.

Can't view news

Whenever I click on a notification it's says error. Please fix

Great ap

The app gives me local news from the Raleigh area.

Updates needed

I've just moved to North Carolina and picked this app hoping for notifications more often about what's taken place. No luck with that. Is there a notification button somewhere I don't know about.

Great

Keeps me informed & I love it!

WRAL APP

This version of the WRAL app is the most frustrating. It will close down while I am reading an article for no apparent reason. This has happened 4 times in the last 5 minutes.

Great Coverage

WRAL has been covering the Raleigh market for decades. They remain out front in technology with this app. Highly recommend it!

Bluetooth message

Would you please stop displaying the message to turn on Bluetooth every time I open the app. Very annoying and should not be required. Otherwise a very nice app

News app

Great to watch when the tv antenna doesn't work!

Not great

Many times I can't open news ..... retry comes up too often. It frustrates me. Sometimes it is fine. Please fix this bug. Thanks

High background battery usage

This app has been draining my battery constantly. It used 30% of my battery running in the background.

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