CNN notifications and emails

CNN emails

You may receive CNN newsletter emails at your account email address. You can subscribe or unsubscribe from these newsletters in Settings. Here's how:

  1. Log into your account at, then choose My Account, then Settings.
  2. In the Newsletters section, you can subscribe or unsubscribe:
    • Subscribe: Choose Browse all newsletters. When you browse there's a description of each newsletter along with the frequency (weekly or daily). Choose Subscribe for the newsletters you're interested in.
    • Unsubscribe: Choose Unsubscribe below a newsletter.


You can choose to get notifications for CNN news stories on your phone, tablet, or computer.

Which device are you using?

You can turn notifications on or off for different topics, like Breaking News, Climate Crisis, or US Politics. Here's how:

  • In the CNN app, tap the Settings icon (lower right), and then tap Alerts.

To change your CNN app notification settings on your device (e.g. sound or vibration), do this:

  • Android: In the CNN app, tap the Settings icon and then choose Android Notification Settings.
  • iOS: Open the Settings app, tap Notifications and then tap CNN. Here you can customize your CNN app notifications.

For more info, go to Notifications on Android or Notifications on iOS.

You can opt in our out of real-time CNN news alerts on your computer. Here's how:

  1. Log in to your account at
  2. Select your profile icon (upper right) and then Settings.
  3. Scroll down to the ‘Notifications preference center’ section.
  4. Select Preference Center.
  5. Choose your web notification settings.

You can also manage your settings at

Notification preferences not loading?

Try updating the notification settings on your computer:

  1. On your computer, select the Apple menu icon (upper left).
  2. Select System Settings, and then Notifications.
  3. Below ‘Application Notifications’, select your browser (e.g. Chrome, Firefox).
  4. Toggle on Allow notifications.
  1. On your computer, select the Windows start icon.
  2. Select Settings > System, and then Notifications.
  3. If your browser is listed, choose your browser and allow notifications.

For more info, go to Change notifications in Windows.