Download 6abc Philadelphia apk 6.0 free for Android smartphone

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6abc Philadelphia

Posted by ABC Digital in News & Magazines | Aug. 2, 2016 | 207 Comments

Apk file size: 15.0 MB

WPVI-TV Philadelphia – Stay on top of the latest breaking news, weather and traffic with the 6abc Philadelphia app. It’s the information you need to know in an app that’s fun and easy to use.
Get the top local headlines for the Philadelphia area, as well as news from around the U.S. and the world. The app also features the latest entertainment news, as well as more offbeat stories.
Best of all, the app is free and gives you unlimited access to a wealth of content you can then easily share with your family and friends on Facebook, Twitter and more.

-Breaking news alerts pushed to your home screen
-Live breaking news video (with closed captioning)
-Live video streams of your local newscasts (when available)
-On-demand video clips

-Latest weather data wherever you are
-Set and track weather for multiple locations
-Latest video forecast from the station
-Live Doppler
-7-Day & hourly forecasts

-Local and state news headlines
-Photo galleries
-Interactive traffic map

-Sports headlines from ESPN
-National and world headlines from ABC News
-Celebrity news from

Before you download this experience, please consider that this app contains
• social media links to connect with others
• in-app purchases that cost real money
• the option to accept push notifications to let you know when we have exciting updates like new content
• links to online stores to purchase real products
• location-based services
• registration to create or sign in using a Disney/an existing account
• advertising for some third parties
• (advertising for some third parties, including the option to watch ads for rewards)
• as well as advertising for The Walt Disney Family of Companies

Whats new

    Version 6.0
    - NEW: Expanded weather section now includes more detailed information so you can stay on top of the weather in the areas you care about.
    - Bug fixes
    **Video Improvements
    Our product team is constantly working to improve upon our mobile video experience, and we want to hear from you! If you're having difficulties or would like to provide a suggestion, let us know your thoughts by filling out the form here: We appreciate your feedback!

ABC Digital part of our News & Magazines and have average installs from 100000 to 500000. Last Update Aug. 2, 2016. Google play rating is 91.3185. Current verison is 6.0. Actual size 15.0 MB.

Download 6abc-philadelphia.apk 15.0 MB


Lisa Gidholm

Too many alerts Other local news apps send one alert that then leads to more news if I want to learn more. I look at my phone and Abc has sent me many alerts multiples of the same story. It's just too many.

j. R. Russ

Agree...too many alerts...often w-half a headline. Should be a COMPLETE THOUGHT HEADLINE. Then links to story. Should have criticality controls to what u receive. 1=Terror/Emergency. 2=The BIG STORY. 3=Top Stories 4=State News 5=Features + WX, Sports, Entertainment, etc.

Laurie Dohmen

Never works right It never comes up right. I have to uninstall and reinstall any time I want to see the news.

lashay coleman

I love it! It lets me know everything that's going on in my city and its so convenient because I don't get to watch the news on tv often. I recommend it for everyone especially everyone that lives in Philadelphia.

Sara Oberly

Pretty great app Great at keeping you up to date on the latest news. Occasionally a notification will not open up to the appropriate news report which is the only problem I've had with the app so far.

Art G.

It would be great but I couldn't watch live news. It's just not working now. Not happy!

Alvin King

Great for breaking news If I want to know something I just put the channel 6 app on but sometimes it can get frustrating cuz every little thing pops up

Amber Poole

Please fix videos I love this app! I like the fact that I get news updates and can check weather or watch news live BUT have been having trouble viewing videos. Hopefully it's a bug that can be fixed...PLEASE FIX ASAP! I like watching the videos associated with the news stories! Will give 5 stars when it's back to normal!

James Robertson

Excellent....Galaxy S3 Great app....keeps us up to date in Australia with breaking news!

David Taylor

Best news station in Philly I love my Action News Channel 6 News is the best news station in Philly and yall is just getting better happy holidays

robzy nate

Traffic cams?? I would like to see an icon for traffic cams. It's a great help in the mornings. Its the only thing missing. I would say it's 5 stars with that. Otherwise everything else is perfect. Thank you

Carolynn Angle

The best I love all the doom and gloom updates throughout my day. I love being reminded how awful human beings are. Keep it up 6abc you're my source for all the action. Xo

ReallyRed R

Good, but can't watch w/o crashing Even after updates, all videos freeze and cause phone to crash. While trying to watch live, I get a black screen (sometimes with audio and sometimes without) then crash. A shame since channel 6 has been my favorite source for news and weather for 55+ years. Very frustrating. Can't get the network "Watch ABC" app either. Says my device isn't compatible. It's a Samsung Galaxy Centura -- what's up with that?? HELP!

Peggy Harper

Love this app! I thought I might find notifications annoying, but I don't. Love the weather alerts. Functions well. Great app!

Donna Daniels

My only news channel I love 6abc, been watching you guys for many, many years and you never dissapoint, love all the cast members so when I discovered this app had to down load it,and it's great, now I can take 6abc where ever I go, thanks for the app, love it

Naila Cheaton

Intriguing Very convenient informative and on point for on the go. A bit entertaining as well. People do some idiotic things. Love this app ;-)

tom stanton

Your app note 3 Hate this app anymore! !cannot watch live tv.i have note excuses!! Had no problems till one day...then wont boot up!! I give up! You only show half the bews anyway. ...bye

Debbie Forster

I love the app! I love getting the updates thru out the day. I do not have the luxury of listening to news on a radio or any other means so I feel like I'm at least connected thru out the day. Good job! ! And it's free unlike the De. News Journal that wants to charge you to read on line. To many other options. Even NY Post is free. Idk what the Journal is thinking. I wonder how many people actually pay??

Reginald Johnson

Love this application. The best very nice Great job.super good one.great job.good one.excellent spectacular .nice. Extraordinary

Gigi Li

Poor decision about what qualifies as breaking news Need to fix "breaking news" alerts to REAL breaking news. I shouldn't be getting a breaking news alert at 7:30am (or any other time) about Bieber. I recommend adding a feature to allow users to control the kind of breaking news alerts they receieve.

Ivette Rivera

Love it! I look forward to my news feed since I don't get to watch TV much during the day. This app keeps me updated with daily news.

Rae Jarrell

Ehhh... Sends multiple alerts for one "breaking news" event. Then those annoying ads, if one isn't too careful when scrolling it pops up & it seems like it takes forever to close down the ad once it opens.

Anthony Purnell

"The best news channel in Philadelphia" I've been watching this channel for 43 years, that's rite! im a original phil a delphine, 6abc 4 life.

Noah Farver

Everyone please give one star. That's the only way to get them to fix it. Please give option for less alerts! Or someone tell the "Web Team" at headquarters to stop pressing the send alert button! Lol. I got four notifications in my drop down menu! All for the same thing c

Connie Grant

Needs work Too many Breaking news alerts, especially weather related. ALL DAY LONG! Once you get the update the page doesn't load. You have to go into the app itself. Not through the notification. Used to be great, not so much now..

Erica Olmo-Fuentes

Love it... videos don't work at times I love this app I always get back to back breaking news and alk types of news. The only thing I dislike is that sometimes I cant see videos, but other then that app is great.

Rafael Bern

It is the essential source of news brilliantly delivered as it happens by a dedicated team I highly respect and trust on all my devices, Sam & iP. To those bothered with Notifications, the app has options to limit these. I turn them off sometimes when working on projects. The UI's region slider, its rapid response and quad-state content makes this app the only one needed for news that matters.

Patrice Rice

Great for keeping you up to date with breaking news and school closings I love this app!!!

Fred Drayton

Up to Date... I love the way this app keeps me up to date with the things that are going on around me..We live in some dangerous times and its all ways good to stay informed..

Michelle Hall

Having problem getting notifications Just recently I started having problems getting notifications after an install update I love the news this is the first time this has happened please help me fix it thank you I also need you to know I had updated the Google news and your app at the same time and I've had problems since then so I just deleted the Google News I need my Action News you guys are great please help thanks so much. It's working again thank you very much I have to have my news

Patrick Heron

Great, but.... Excellent news site, but, too too many non essential 'Breaking News' alerts that aren't really breaking news.

Michael Wilson

I love this app!! I use this app at least 20 times a day! The news is always accurate and I love the alerts that are sent to me. I feel like I'm always up to date and never left in the dark. I can't always get to the tv to watch the news, so now I never have to worry about missing a news story. Also, the weather is always accurate and is so helpful! Plus this app is do easy to use!!!


BREAKING NEWS Pretty good news app. Only thing I dislike is live news and some video content doesn't play all the time. But great for the most part

Alan Starr

It could be better. Its a great app when it works. It tends to stop working once a fay and i have to restart my phone to get the app to work again. This has happened on two different types of phones and systems.

Kenneth Walker

A cure for being homesick? Its nice to have a little bit of home in your hands. With this app I can see what's going on with little to no effort. The apps construction is simple to navigate so the information that I need can be found easily.

Ed Linvill

Not all videos will play. Samsung Galaxy S5...not all videos will play as expected, never an issue before on older Samsung devices. Very dissapointed.

charliedip Dip

Nexus 5 Shows Ads but no Video Every time I try to watch the weather video it makes me view it in a browser, not the app, shows a Ford video ad then stops without showing the weather. Very disappointed. Used to work fine.

Julia Keegan

Keeps me current Although I get frustrated hearing all the murders, etc.I'm generally happy with knowing what is happening and especially happy with the traffic updates.

Eternal Sun

Much, Much Better Better than it used to be it use up my system resources and freeze my phone.Also too many alerts but now it's more user friendly and easier to turn off most people I know ended up uninstalling it but now this app has been improved I'm glad it's better now because I like 6abc

John Snyder

Grammar? This is not to criticize the app itself. (even though it says "offline" during normal news times) I am just wondering if those responsible for the editing of the articles, have a higher education than 2nd grade? You would think a nationally renowned station like ABC could afford to hire someone who doesn't massacre the english language. .... Just saying. Update: tried using now for two wks. Traffic option is useless. Not one good thing about this app. Switched to NBC 10 app. Much better for Philly.

Jose Curet

Was really good when I first downloaded it but now I can't see any live coverage. I uninstalled it then I Downloaded it again but it still won't work.

Mark Ascher

Like the app but... Redundant alerts become annoying at times and I think it would be better to be able to choose preferred topics and/or regions of interest. Tapping on alerts often times doesn't take you directly to the story without tapping further to find it. A search feature like on the website would be helpful, since some reports get bumped by more recent ones if I want to read it again. Also, frequent grammatical errors from a public news source (imho) are somewhat unforgivable - I suggest better editing. Thanks.

Fordelma Baker

Too much I love the fact that I can always get breaking news directly to my phone. However, it's a bit too much. I get notifications about every 5 minutes. And sometimes the notifications are for the same story repeating.

Ed Linvill

Articles getting old and annoying. Takes forever to remove outdated articles and too many repost across the home, state, and national sections. Unless you only read the first two or three articles, it's the same old news repeating itself across the board. And not all of the videos play as expected, whether over wifi or not. Getting more and more dissappointed.

Henry Dang

Ads over news Today 01/19/16, the ads are back and so are the original issues. Jan 9th 2016. The ads are removed and now the news can be viewed and heard accordingly. Thank you. On Dec 3rd,.Unfortunately, recently the ads have taken over the news video. The ad would finish running then the last image of the ad just freezes while the news is being reported even when a news video is being played it will only display the ad. Usually 10 to 30 seconds is lost for news report with this issue.

Maria Rivera

I love Action News. I have watched it since I was a little girl. I won't give out my age, but it's a long time. I like keeping updated, the weather, breaking news and I love all your staff, all of them. Accuracy, very timely, what can I say, "It's Action News, thee only one. This a very good app. Thank you.

Thomas Morell

Best news app ever, used for past three years, awesome I tried CNN app, crap. Plus other local news channel apps, and found this to be the best news app overall. To be honest, I can't wait till CNN fixes there app to be like this one, but it may never happen, been waiting 3 years, still CNN hasn't improved there app.

Derrick Whitaker

Very useful app I like the app. Some of the notifications are overkill. Not every little thing is breaking news worthy. Building collapse: newsworthy. Gunman on the loose at/near a school: newsworthy. Iowa caucus results: not so much.

Alison Maurer

Not everything is breaking news Way too many notifications in my opinion. The fact that they are brining the roads for snow is not breaking news that I want an alert for. Everything else is good.

Med Idrissi

For every video add, after you finish watching the add it's freezes and all you can do just listen.

Christina D

Videos Don't Work This is my fave local news chanel and the app is pretty good EXCEPT when you go to play a video. The ads before the video play great but then it freezes and stays on the ad while you hear the newscast but with no video. So dissapointing :(

Joe Garber

Could Be Better While good as a news app, one area which desperately needs improvement is the "breaking news alerts." There is currently no way to customize this. It's either on or off. So, if 6ABC decides that Jim Gardner scratching his nose is "breaking news," then guess what: You get alerted to it. Personally, I have zero interest in the fact that the Eagles lost yet another game, hired another loser of a coach, etc. Yet what do I get every couple minutes? An alert that a new coach just arrived in town. Please, 6ABC, give the user some choice of what they want to be alerted to!

Alex Nisteruk

6ABC 24/7!! Breaking news. Live Press conferences. Up to the minute alerts* for everything including traffic, weather from Cecily "The Weather Goddess" Tynan, incidents, etc. 6ABC allows you to keep up to date and quickly navigate through your work week.* Alerts can be configured to your liking in settings.

Reginald Johnson

Love this application.great The best very nice Great job.super good one.great job.good one.excellent spectacular .nice.great Extraordinary.never had a problem.nice.great.wonderful.unbelievably.nice.supper.nice spectacular

Carl Gajtkowski

news app breaking news pop ups are a bit annoying every other minute, a kid misses his school bus an u get multiple notifications

Sonia Latimer

All news Is the different kind of imfomation it has. Not only news but what I'm interesting In. Comsumer, health and intertament. I go every morning and check whats new. They also keep the information there for a while so I can go back and rewieu. Thax abc

Tyrone Morton

6abc Very informative and keeps me up to date on what's going on I recommend it as one of the best news at storm tracking apps

Jodie Chan

This App is Amazing I love the timely updates and how clear the live videos are. It's great. Definitely going to recommend this!

Brianne Nicole - Origami Owl

Stay Informed At Your Convenience I am able to keep up to date with what is happening in my area and surrounding areas at my own convenience and follow the news and stories as they become available!

Miss Hawkins

Needs update Please update the most recent update. Video will not playback. I get, "unfortunately action news has stopped", or something along those lines. Please fix video playback, I need my AccuWeather

Debra Williamson

Love this news channel Been watching channel 6 almost all my life the people are like family

Boxes Bins Lids

Great News Alerts This application keeps you current on what's happening here and around the world.

james reif

All advertisements no news!!! 2/13/16 Still can't see video after ads. . Just freezes up.. time to find a new news app so i can actually see the news & not just ther ads...1/25/16.. Every video is a long commercial then it freezes up or forces closed .. this app use to be good but now it's all advertisements & no news.. app sucks now!!

Lisa Sauer

Usually good Lots of updates. But sometimes when you click on an update, it doesn't load.

Keith J. Fisher

News on the go too many Pushes I like being able to watch the news no matter where I am. Had to turn off the Push Notifications. Too many that are not urgent enough.

D. Jenkins

I enjoy reading this app and receiving its alerts. But I just do not understand though, why all of a sudden it does not play the videos in the articles anymore. It only plays the commercials and then leaves a screen shot of the ad. Then I only hear the audio of what the article is about. Please fix 6abc.

Cheri DaCosta

Good Thanks for the app, needs improvement, don't know if it is a problem with the app or my tablet, but the videos keep freezing.

Kathy Doan

Out of area Great for me having family there but being out if town

Tamika Washington

Errors and freezes Lately this app freezes a lot and gives you update noticification but when you open it it's not the updated story. I love channel 6 but may have receive my news from another source. IMMA NEED YOU TO FIX IT!!!! Same issue now the videos cut off before they're done!

Hakeem Barmont

It's a Very Good News App It gives you updates and sleeps you updated on everything

Charles Carfagno

Stale updates old news through out.Same reports put under other headings. Lack of current up date's.

Dwayne merrell

Galaxy note 5 After the last update the ad freezes on the screen for approximately 20 seconds before the videos picture would pop up. However you can hear the video the whole time. Please fix again.

SW Lynch

ABC NEWS PA For me too many updates. However it is a good app.

Steve Fallows

Can't kill notifications Turned off notifications in settings but they still occur. Immediate removal.

Jeanette Mason

It's very informative! Tells you what you need to know to start your day!

Mike Garofalo

App really is aggravating When are you people gonna fix this app, you talk about the 6 ABC app all the time. These useless ads that play before a video is a big problem. The ad plays then when the ad is over the video starts i hear audio but the screen is locked with what the ad was advertising. I've sat here listening to these ads over and over and still can't watch the video. Test the app before you release it. Takes a brain !!!

James O'leary

News Interrupted It's like the weather this time of year, it freezes a lot, or so it seems. Plus the constant "alerts" that keep popping up for trivial stuff has become so annoying I'm uninstalling. I'll bookmark the site and do my own updating thank you.

Doris Johnson

Samsung s6 galaxy edge Videos started working, then you did something and they stopped AGAIN! Needs fixing.

Michael G

Video trouble Trouble with video on my Galaxy S6, and many friends other samsung devices. Commercial plays fine but when the story starts you only here the audio with video being stuck on frozen commercial. Of course I have uninstalled re-installed and cleared cache. No luck. NOTE: Other news apps work no problem.

Murodali Hasanov

Good but small problem When I open a video Shows Ad after Ad Freezes.

Helen Allen

Very timely Gives you the most current news immediately..

BJ Salato

Good Good for knowing what is going on. However, some of the breaking news alerts are about stupid stuff


not the best after the ads it takes forever to get to the actual video or the news. . not a fast app ! ( using S6 edge )

D Yost

Commercial are terrible Omgosh, since update there are commercial be 4 every video of a news report. I knew I shouldn't of updated. Please fix, I will delete if problem is not corrected. Why mess with something that was working ok? Just found out channel 10 has no commercials. Guess where I will be going? Problem still exists 3 months later. I would give no stars if possible.

Charisse Rodgers

Wonderful app I really like the 6abc app. It gives up to date information and has proven very useful. I like being able to find out about things happening in the viewing area before seeing the news.

Darry-lynn Diggs

Zte Max My sons school went into lock down mode due to an incident, however I saw it first on this app. Had it not been for this app I would have found out at a later time. Bottom line this app STAYS*

Ella Cobb

Gets the job done. ABC channel 6 news is my favorite so its great to have the app on the run. Keeps me informed.

William Vanish

Great!!! This is an excellent App., it truly keeps you informed and aware of everything.

Bruce easton

West philadelphia News when i want it,, all the time 24/7 great

Brian M

Bad forecast I love Channel 6 in the app is great except when you want to watch a video. I sit through the commercials and watch it and then you go to the video and there's no videos just somebody talking and then you have to act out of it and restart over which restarts another commercial. I stopped using this app and other co-workers of mine has said they've done the same thing and started using a Channel 10 app because it doesn't have the specific problem where you cannot simply watch a video.

Cindy Emerson

Good news app so far. I just installed & tried this app on my Galaxy S3 & so far I haven't experienced the video ads issues others have mentioned because I played a video just fine. It showed a short ad first then I was able to watch the entire news story. Maybe users with the video problems are using the integrated video player or have a different device? I haven't experienced the breaking news alerts issue yet either, where people said it alerts you to unimportant things & you can't customize the alerts. So for now I'm giving 4 stars & I'll provide an updated review after I've used the app for a while.

Joe Garber

Could Be Better While good as a news app, one area which desperately needs improvement is the "breaking news alerts." There is currently no way to customize this. It's either on or off. So, if 6ABC decides that Jim Gardner scratching his nose is "breaking news," then guess what: You get alerted to it. Personally, I have zero interest in the fact that the Eagles lost yet another game, hired another loser of a coach, etc. Yet what do I get every couple minutes? An alert that a new coach just arrived in town. Please, 6ABC, give the user some choice of what they want to be alerted to! [Update: STILL no push customization options.] [Update 2: Still nothing]

aaron dickinson

Before anybody else I am feeling this app I grew up on channel 6 news being I live outside of Philadelphia,pa in a small town called parkesburg,pa! And I get all the news from here to Philly to nj,Delaware,etc. And I get the news before anybody else...Very cool app but sometimes the news can be so depressing. Killings,shootings people dying left and right! Can u send some good news here and there!? But altogether it's a good app! I pray for Philly and surrounding areas for the violence to cease! And truly be the city of love!

Debbie Forster

I love the app! I love getting the updates thru out the day. I do not have the luxury of listening to news on a radio or any other means so I feel like I'm at least connected thru out the day. Good job! ! And it's free unlike the De. News Journal that wants to charge you to read on line. To many other options. Even NY Post is free. Idk what the Journal is thinking. I wonder how many people actually pay??

Joseph Pierce

Videos are awful Same as most are saying on this app. I can appreciate the "need" for ads on a "free" app, but come on. First off, a 30 sec ad that's as long as the news video is absurd! Even worse, once the ad is done playing, it freezes on the ad screen while the news sound begins to play. If I have to reload the video, guess what... The ad plays again (of course with no issues on the ad video)! Come on 6abc, get it together!! Apparently the other news apps do not have this problem so I'll be seeking out alternatives.

Reginald Johnson

Love this application.great The best very nice Great job.super good one.great job.good one.excellent spectacular .nice.great Extraordinary.never had a problem.nice.great.wonderful.unbelievably.nice.supper.nice it.

Frank Rider

Worst app ever On going amber alert in my area and I have to set through blinds to go and Toyota adds to see the videos or get any information . Will be deleting this app.

S Santangelo

Horrendous! I'm forced to watch ads but then see NO video following ad. What is the point and why has this issue not been addressed? This is atrocious! Get your act together with this mess. NO MORE ADS!

David Zuber

App download Why is it I can download this app for my Samsung phone but not for my rca tablet I love the ABC apps and wish I could use them with my tablet but they all say incompatible with my device

Eboni Wilson

News Its better than the last version. It does stop every now and again. I get all information I need tho.

Katrina Young

My Go To News App 6abc/Action News absolute fave! I get all my news and weather any time I want or need.

Doug Reidy

Best News Station/App Commadates Me With All The Information I Need And Interest Me With The Stories I Read

Nick O.

After an alert is sent, too many times screen is red and does not show update. Just tried to watch to video clips, and the advertisement page doesn't go away! Need major attention to making this app better.

Jennifer Hackford

Easy to use Easy to mavigate, keeps you up to date on breaking news

Jason Martin

Unwatchable videos I like everything else on the app, but every video freezes after the add, and all I get is the audio. It's a shame because it wasn't like that before they introduced adds. Money hungry and it ruined the app.

lisa murray

Up to date Once I turned off notifications I like staying caught up on MY time! Great app

John Matthews

Used to love this app Now when i play videos from this app the advertisement blocks seeing the video i was trying to watch. Sometimes the app will show some of the video and other times the advertisement blocks seeing any piece of the video. This app was my favorite app. If this continues i will uninstall it and pick another favorite.

scott iffrig

Terrible app This app never works correctly the ads ruining it after the ad is over if freeze frames and gets stuck you can hear this story see nothing

Tim Meekins

Too many useless "Breaking News" updates. It has ruined the concept of breaking news. Not everything is breaking and needs an alert. Getting rid of app.

Terry Rathbun

Action News Watching from Corbin, KY. Much better sound/video sync. No longer a minute behind.

April Lick

Awesome Like having news access instantly . Also like breaking news notifications over my phone.

John Axford

Your news videos You're running an add video that comes on the same time your news video does. By the time your add runs your news video is over too. Please fix or a switch to NBC is imminent. Thanks.

Barbara Francis

Must have Love this app. Keeps me updated on all news and weather

Linda Cox

The app keeps 'failing' -doesn't load all the way and them I have to uninstall and the install and then install again

Eric Roberts

Good local news Way too many "breaking news" notifications. If you could customize the type and amount of notifications it would be 5 stars.

Frances Vickery

news etc ABC channel 6. excellent news and Philly area info and weather!

Rob Miller

Very disappointed This app is terrible. It is very hard to navigate and find the new stories. I used to always use the 6abc app but it had changed recently and I find it very difficult and frustrating to use.

Randy Bunch

Works Ok. When running it directly it works well. When clicking a link from another app like Twitter and redirecting to the 6abc app they rarely open.

Kenneth Hawkins

Video buffering! Written news is great but the videos are HORRIBLE! DOES there needed to be a commercial before EVERY VIDEO.?? Why are the commercials LONGER THAN THE VIDEOS? THERE NEEDS TO BE BETTER TRANSITION BETWEEN COMMERCIALS AND VIDEOS! !!!!!

Rob Jaep Jr.

I grew up with Action News!! It has the best news !! No other local news comes close !! NBC 10 SUCKS !!

Mary Ann Giordano

Like getting up to date news on my cell when not watching tv

chris hayes

Good Could go without the live update alerts every 2 hours but like the breaking news alerts.

Jennifer Cruz

Video playback The video playback won't work! Of course it will play long enough for the ads but not for the actual video.

Damar Jones

Remove the ads!!! This used to be my favorite app, but since you guys put those dumbass ads before the videos, that freezes on the screen while the videos play behind it, THIS APP SUCKS NOW!!! I'll reinstall it when you guys bring the greatness of Action News back. ✌

Ms Marie

The Worst Video News Ever! The Advertisement Plays Before Each News Video and the Advertisement Picture is Frozen During the Entire News Video!

R. Green

Wonderfully informative, and entertaining! Just one major problem, there are too many commercials. Why are there so many sponsors? Every story has to be opened with a commercial. How about one sponsor for every five headlines? A necessity for anyone on the go.

Ruben V

Horrible I can never say the news videos! Only the ads.

Henry Rodriguez

Keep the good work Good app thanks abc news

Frank Gara

Now it sucks CAN'T see any video due to Comercial never switch to the news video..

Joe Garber

Could Be Better While good as a news app, one area which desperately needs improvement is the "breaking news alerts." There is currently no way to customize this. It's either on or off. So, if 6ABC decides that Jim Gardner scratching his nose is "breaking news," then guess what: You get alerted to it. Personally, I have zero interest in the fact that the Eagles lost yet another game, hired another loser of a coach, etc. Yet what do I get every couple minutes? An alert that a new coach just arrived in town. Please, 6ABC, give the user some choice of what they want to be alerted to! [Update: STILL no push customization options.] [Update 2: Still nothing][Update 3: Still no options!]

Thomas Horbach

6ABC NEWS I've been an Action News Viewer for over 5 decades now, I feel that 6ABC is the only news station that has the most accurate and up to date broadcast. This App. Is ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC!!! (the only thing I would change is the breaking news alerts, I don't feel it necessary to know that someone found a body,) the breaking news should be strictly for MAJOR issues, I:E: Stock Market takes a MAJOR hit. Other than that this App is Awesome

John Sparozich

Good app This os a well put together app that is easy to use and a must have to keep informed...Original app worked flawlessly but subsequent apps still have issues, such as freezing and no video..Please fix these issues...

Suzie Christiansen

I have spent the better part of a hour reading reviews of 6 ABC News, some very good, others not so good, actually didn't change my mind, but was informative, I however choose to stick with 6abc news ,it's a matter of personal choice and for me family history. I can't remember a time when it wasn't on our TV, during our morning routine getting ready for school, then getting my children ready, and now my grandkids, for our family its tradition. Keep up the amazing work everyone! A faithful family member!

Ivonne Ruiz

I love staying connected to the world and knowing what's happening around the world without turning on a television. The channel 6 app is the way to go.

Mary Ann Kane

Local enough news As I live in Atlantic City, New Jersey, I find this app to be very informative. The Storm Caster app, equally as well.

Pat Miller

ABCNews I enjoy using this app. Keep me updated on what's going on around. When I can't get by the television.

Elton Graham

Awesome!!! Been part of the 6abc family since I was a young child. No other news feels like home.

phillip royds

Ads authorized and probably not Every time I open I get a "you have won a $1,000 gift card" annoying!!! The videos take forever on Wi-Fi and 4G, I can't use it. Someone needs to look at what has happened to a formerly great app from my favorite local news station.

Michael Ogleton

This is not good anymore. Latest version says my device doesn't support streaming video, but it used to play quite well before this update.

Brian Truitt

Yea! The app is finally fixed. All is right with the world.

Pamela Powers

Always watched Action News and with this app I don't have to miss anything. Love it!!!

quanda davis

CH 6 always keep us informed on all issues and news!

Nikah Jones

Hate the update I can't even watch the videos anymore since the update. Please fix!

John Bender

I haven't gotten any alerts since last week

Dave Fox

Lately the news articles are the same in all the headings. Fix this and it will be good again.

Janet Goldberg

Best of Philly! Always up-to-date and great at live streaming of newsworthy events

Marie Bresley

My go to news station Can always count on action news for latest news,delays., closures and weather reports

Brian Davis Brian Davis

It plays commercial now and when the commercial is over you don't see the event you click just heard it...then it's over...go back to the old way it was better

walt sweeney

Best news app ever. Beats the other Philly news apps

Crystal Meekins

Love it Keeps me informed of All the breaking news and current events

Michael D

Could be better It can sometimes not show anything and just have a blank screen with a bigger red border


Great App Love this App, it keeps me informed with the days news, and events, great App

John Floyd

Action 6abc news app Understandably better than the rest

Jebbeh Gbormie

Always available when I need it and love the friendly faces, love the faces.

stu magoo

Gone Was a pretty good app until last upgrade..... to much advertising for me now. DELETE !!!

Victoria J Brown

abc news ABC news mobile app is the best. Works find along with ABC storm tracker. Highly recommend.

Bob Watson

I can watch what's happening in the delaware valley anytime and anywhere

Jennifer Smith

News worthy Wish I could pick the sections I get alerts from

boby george

Ads Ads don't close and stay on screen while actual videos are playing.... get it together

Russell Robbins

Really like keeping up I was born and raised in Philadelphia. I now live in North Carolina and enjoy keeping up with the news in Philadelphia.

Donna Berger

I get most of my news from the ABC app.

Christina Gabriel

Excellent way to informed about what is going on locally and nationally.

Hazel Bowman

Action News It's keeps me up with what's going on every minute!

Bentorra Jackso

People Whem it come to Philadelphia News, no one closer to Channel 6

Bryan Floyd

It's informative but also repetitive with its articles but other than that I like it.

Francesca Griffin

Local news and weather forecast I love the fact the alerts come directly to my phone and it let's me know what is going on right away. It's very convenient.

Debbie Frommer

Notifications have stopped also on storm tracker

v cannon

J3 Works very well, I really like this app

Patricia Bell

Gives me important local news in a timely accurate manner. Love it. 7/24/15 Still like the app, but the new update rehashes old news from a year ago, no updates on those stories just the same story. Other than than that I'm still pleased with the app. 9/16 I'm still very happy with the app!! ☺☺

Tommy Reyes

Tommy - guns News App If upgrading app please don't make it difficult to use. "I'm just saying". Some other apps just make everything difficult when they upgrade.

Not Breaking News Too many stories are not breaking news. Stories such as a house fire, person I'd or minor car accidents I can watch those on the news.

John Bowen

Boring If you like reading about shootings, and fires, and oh car crashes, this app is for you!! It's what I call lazy journalism. Or you can tune in Action News and half the show is about the weather over and over again.

Linda Booth

The best Having my iPad on me and I'm in a traffic jam just turn to channel 6 and I can find out what's going on

Dan Armstrong

Improve direct feedback Public should have easier, more direct ability to comment directly to producers, decision makers regarding quality of performance, errors, ethics, story choices. Don't you want to hear It?? Too many notifications

Dwayne Young

Much Better I used to get way too many notifications. Still sometimes fails to go directly to the story when I tap the notification. Overall pretty good.

Ken B

Great app for Android Keeps you up on breaking news and the weather alerts. I like it!

Nadine Graybeal

Great job! Even though I moved to Tampa, I love to know what goes on still in my hometown area. Thank you for keeping me informed!

Reginald Johnson

Love this application.great The best very nice Great job.super good one.great job.good one.excellent spectacular .nice.great Extraordinary.never had a problem.nice.great.wonderful.unbelievably.nice.supper.nice it.n nice

Tony V

Videos do not play! Whenever I'm trying to watch a video, it plays for about 3 seconds and then it cuts off. This happens to them all....

Awful If I could give it ZERO STARS I would! It takes forever to open if it opens at all! I'm full bars... it's not my phone!

Rusty Grover

a little buggy at times the app is a little buggy at times and does not load. When that happens you just have to shut it down and reopen it.

Wayne Taylor

Wayne T Very up to Date with the News..just one small problem when I open the App up it says Good afternoon when its morning can u please fix that thank you

Jakita R. P. Johnson

Good app so far! Consistent notifications of news stories. Love the live feed options during the day. Appreciate being able to watch the news live, even when I don't have cable.

Robert Kreisher

Can't vie Doesn't have all live broadcast like on your tv.need to fix or lose me as a viewer

Nancy Davidheiser

Needs update Video and weather radars not loading once I upgraded my phone

Dave Fox

Lately the news articles are the same in all the headings. Fix this and it will be good again.

Louis Rosenzweig

Weather The radar keeps failing when you animate it

Mr. Counts

VidEo Sucks! If I wanted to read the news I would have downloaded a "News paper App" app only good for checking the weather?

Michelle Jackson

6 ABC App News, weather, community info, it's all there!

Jan Oliver

Thre digital transmission is slow after dark periods

David Barton

OK Only Many problems that need to be fixed.

stephan couris

My primary news source View 6abc more than any other news station

Baron Payne

Talk to much like fox 29 in the morning


Good app No problems. With this app I use it to stay apprised with what's going on in Philadelphia since I live in another state now...

Donald Robinson

It's the greatest! I am so glad to have this app now I can see my channel 6 news on the go

Sandra Wallace

I get the news 24/7 I enjoy that I get the news on the go. I like the fact that I get the news even when the news is not broadcasting

Jovonna Dodge

Great the update notifications! Format appears better organized.

Sue Koch

Love ABC6 ACTION NEWS Philadelphia is an awesome city and I love that WPVI covers south Jersey, too!

Stay Updated When action news say that will keep you updated; they stand by their word.

Glo Leister

6 ABC News Only news cast I watch, have for many years


News at ur fingers Great app. Wish there were no glitches but may be my phone.

Jeffery Glasgow

Awesome I grew up 6 it makes me feel like I'm with family thank you

Bonnie Marshall

Awesome I love this app I never have to watch the news on TV anymore and they alert me on emergencies

Robert Lopez

Local news I'm constantly on the road traveling and it's a great app for information on what's going on back home.

Kevin O'Connell

Solid Keeps me up on the latest news, weather & sports in the Delaware Valley.

J Rly

App is down more than its up App won't load 70 % of the time


Great! Convenient especially if you are busy and dont have time in the morning to watch the news.

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