Chicago Tribune

4.5 (15.1K)
137.3 MB
Age rating
Current version
Tribune Publishing Company, LLC
Last update
2 months ago
Version OS
12.0 or later
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User Reviews for Chicago Tribune

4.46 out of 5
15.1K Ratings
4 years ago, JpMac46
Difficult to follow college sports on app.
The Tribune app is OK and I would probably rate it a 4 or 5. However, if you want to follow news regarding college sports, it’s a 1 or 2. This is true for any Chicago area college - Northwestern, Loyola, DePaul, even Illinois. Click on Sports and you get all the pro teams. There is no option to find stories regarding sports. You can use the search feature and type in a specific school, and you will get stories related to that school, but they are not listed chronologically. The first couple of stories that pop up may be weeks old. I’ve communicated with the “contact us” option 2-3 time on this, and they tell me there is a “College Sports” option. I’ve sent them screen shots of what I see, and go no reply to that.
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1 year ago, Photogsteve18
Frustrating to Navigate
As a paid subscriber, I would expect a little less advertising. Even if that can’t be the case, the way that the app is laid out and the way that the ads load, you constantly lose your place since the ads and images load slow and then move things around on the page. One second you could be about to click the story you want to read, then an ad loads and you’re clicking on something completely different. Then you hit back to go back to the article selection and you start the whole process over. Searching for an article is also brutal (not a problem exclusive to the app - the website is just as bad). Even if I know what I’m looking for - say aldermanic endorsements, searching for that phrase doesn’t bring up anything related, or it brings up prior year and not the current year. Last, the lack of a digital edition of the paper where I can see exactly what the paper looks like if I received it in print is beyond frustrating. It’s difficult enough to find the stories of that day vs ones that have been posted for days, but not being able to see what the front page stories are for a given day as a paid subscriber just makes no sense.
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3 years ago, LaFortunate Son
Fair to middling
Sorry, struggled to find the right end to start. As to Trib itself, clearly not what it used to be. More worries about hedge fund take-over, which might lead to my cancellation altogether assuming all original content then gone, given all the *retirements* of credible and knowledgeable local news, arts, and sports reports over the last several years. As to App, ironically, not sure all stories from print editions make it on, or at least in an intuitively findable way. More annoying is the fact that certain articles (for local stories!) appear to open directly to the web page, which then are almost always blocked by a pop-up ad offering me a subscription to the Trib. My previous complaints about this resulted only in the advice that I reload the App. Problem not solved. Befuddled to understand why this would continue to be an issue for local coverage, as opposed to, say, all the reprints from New York Times or Washington post. I also subscribe to those and am not relying on the Trib to rely those to me.
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8 months ago, Skystone 2
Why a city paper?
Why a 5-star rating? It is resting on its laurels. I’ve given it 5 as wishful thinking for the future. I depend upon the Trib in print and electronically and WTTW for Chicagoland news. Neighborhood news is ably covered by the Hyde Park Herald. For national news I subscribe electronically to The Washington Post and the New York Times. For television, I depend upon News Nation for balanced reporting. I am weary of the opinions and slanted combative coverage provided by MSNBC, CNN and Fox News. News Nation is a refreshing change presented by skillful journalists. For the Tribune I would very much enjoy having more in depth articles and more investigative reporting. Ours is a vibrant city. The newspaper should mirror that. I would like to see the Tribune benefit from setting their in-house expectations much higher and basking in the subsequent praise from the readership.
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5 years ago, mcgreenx
Peculiar missing feature
Downloaded the app and it worked fine, BUT. There is no way to access the comic page (I like to read Doonesbury). I just spent 30-40 minutes talking to Trib Tech support and the best they could do, after trying several things and having me delete and reinstall the App, was to get me to the front page of the paper and having me move through the entire paper to page 41. The tech person specifically said that was the ONLY WAY to access the comics section! Weird IMO. And a pain.
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3 years ago, Mike Matts
Difficult and Frustrating to Use. Constantly having to re-login for each and every article
I find it extremely frustrating as a 7-day delivery + full digital access subscriber to use this app. Frequently, I will be logged in, click on an article, and instead of opening the article natively, the app will open a new browser window. The browser can’t tell I’m already logged in on the app, so it says I’ve reached the free article maximum. So I log in again inside the browser and read the article. When I want to go to the next one, or select a link inside that article, A NEW BROWSER OPENS! And guess what? I’ve reached my free maximum again because I’m not logged in the new browser window. I’m a paying customer, I shouldn’t be constantly locked out. Chicago Tribune, you need to have your articles open natively inside the app. I don’t have these same issues with the New York Times app.
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8 months ago, Philip5613
Generally good news reporting, but hard to read
The news reporting is generally good at the Tribune, but the layout of the app includes ads that smash the opening text of several paragraphs up into a column only three-letters wide, so the opening sentence is nearly illegible. The ads are square, but pushed to the right with huge amounts of white (wasted space) to the left where they could sit so that the text is legible. The result is not only difficult to read, but elicits anger at the ads — certainly not the reaction advertisers would like. Compared to other newspaper apps, the design overall seems to have a lot of white/wasted space making it harder to peruse the headlines in the paper. I’ve been reading on an iPad, perhaps this is better on the phone? Even so, how can this be fixed?
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4 years ago, DGdude1953
Biased and shamefully ignorant
The Tribune caved and after 23 years as the Chicago Tribune’s conservative standard-bearer, John Kass was stripped of his coveted spot on Page 2 and his status as the newspaper’s “lead columnist.” when the Tribune Guild Executive Board condemned Kass for an “odious, anti-Semitic conspiracy theory that billionaire George Soros is a puppet master controlling America’s big cities” that “does not deserve a mainstream voice.”. Kass inherited this spot in 1997 from Mike Royko. The fact that Soros’s religion was never mentioned in the article and has no bearing on the subject at hand. I never knew it and it means nothing. The lame excuse “the Tribune doesn’t do a very good job of explaining the difference between news coverage and opinion writing.” Now lumping all opinion writing in one place and have added explanatory language to editorials by the Editorial Board. We’ve developed a standard for headlines to call out what are opinion columns. How ignorant to assume a reader needs an explanation to differentiate opinions from reporting. I will not accept this treatment and with it I cancelled my subscription. On to the Wall Street Journal,!
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3 years ago, dbld54
Very disappointing
I’ve been a Tribune subscriber for over 30 years and a digital subscriber since this app first became available. Until the past couple years or so it was mostly good; however, the app has changed and now I can NEVER get through a single issue without turning a page and having it bounce back several pages, repeating randomly and often. Have to call up the menu and select a section (Business, Sports, etc.) so it will reset (sort of) but then re-occur after a few pages. This happens no matter which device I use - I’ve tried several different iPads. It is extremely irritating and I now actually dread reading the Trib. I’m seriously considering changing to any of the other news sources (Google, Apple, USA Today, etc.), all of which work flawlessly. GET IT RIGHT CHICAGO TRIBUNE - it shouldn’t be that hard.
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5 years ago, Zenman007
What a difference the update makes!
I wrote a one star review of this app a while back as it was nearly unusable. Articles would not open, links were broken, and the search feature was useless. I thought it only fair to update that review in light of the tribunes efforts in updating their app. They have done a really nice job. The app is smoother, every article that you tap on opens, and the links to other articles and information seem to work. A minor complaint is that the ads are a bit intrusive and take up a lot of physical space. However, they do not cover up the content like they used to in the past, so I suppose that is a win. All in all a major improvement and far superior to their past product. Thank you, Tribune!
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2 months ago, lado_ke
Lousy app loses account info regularly
We have had a full digital subscription for years. Since the company was sold, the app has been terrible. Every five to six months we get blocked on reading content, being require to login just to read an article. The login for that article fails and our subscription info is not accepted. This is even though the app settings shows our correct account info and full digital subscription status. Customer service says you have to uninstall the app, reinstall the app and login again. I have tolerated this for a couple years. Now even that won’t work. How hard is it to make an app work? I really enjoy the content and the quality of the paper. It’s so frustrating that the app makes it impossible to regularly make use of our subscription.
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5 months ago, ;lkdfhjs;oqih
Programming is off
For the past two weeks, I have not been able to read anything on this app. I normally read the paper in the “landscape“ mode I am reading on my iPad. Nothing I do with the iPad will allow the app to be readable in landscape mode, I even have problems with “portrait” mode. The paper is only readable when the side with the cord is on the bottom. That means I can’t stand the iPad in portrait mode and read it. If I turn the iPad 180°, then I can stand it on a table and prop it up to try and read it. Unfortunately, the app does not turn the text so that it could be readable in that way next. Paragraph I am not sure, but I suspect the problem is caused by the new version of iPadOS. Please fix this or I will have to cancel my subscription.
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4 years ago, amerfrst
Dual subscriptions
In 2010 I purchased a digital edition subscription to the Chicago Tribune via the App store. On October 2019 I called The Tribune to cancel my subscription. The Tribune then offered me a 1 year promotional subscription for $1.04. I accepted that offer. Now one year later I called the Tribune regarding the subscription price after the one year promotional subscription. They extended the subscription for another year at the $1.04 price. I have since learned that for a year October 2019 to October 2020 I had been paying the App Store/ITUNES $5.30 per month for an additional Chicago Tribune digital subscription. In this age there is apparently no communication between the ITunes/App store and the Chicago Tribune which should have noted my dual subscriptions to the same subscriber using the same personal information. BE AWARE OF YOUR PURCHASES THRU ITUNES/APP STORE !
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3 years ago, leojn
I have contacted the trib multiple times over the past year to try to find someone who can respond to a glaring issue connected to all the “links” in the app launched from images of sections - sports, obituaries, opinion, etc. Every one (and there are many) links to a page asking the user to open the app (which doesn’t resolve) and otherwise promotes the ability to subscribe or log in (even though I am already logged in). This amateurish app could be fixed by an 8th grader with minimal tech chops and the fact that the problem has persisted for over a year is completely unacceptable. I suspect the formerly powerful Tribune is headed to the journalism trash heap. There are many other issues but why bother mentioning them since there is no inclination to address them.
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8 months ago, MileHighChef
Why is this app so bad
It’s 2023. Apps shouldn’t have fundamental navigation and formatting problems. I like to read the news on my iPad in landscape mode, and advertisements within this app will squish certain paragraphs of text against the right-side of the screen. It also seems like this app forgets who I am on a semi-weekly basis, forcing me to login again and again and again. Finding news stories of certain topics, both current and old, is not something easy to do. I also have the New York Times and Wall Street Journal apps, and those are my preferential sources for news. Navigating this app is just a maddeningly frustrating experience, and I only use it as a last resort for a local story.
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3 years ago, SteelHorseman
Pop ups make it almost impossible. Miss old trib.
Every time I attempt to click on an article I somehow have imperceptibly grazed an ad which immediately opens up to the web browser and that ad. I downloaded the app today because I am so frustrated with the Tribune website which perpetually tells me that I need to be a subscriber to view the article, which I am. I don’t know why I keep having to re-login to the Tribune website to view articles when I don’t have to do this for the Wall Street Journal or New York Times or Washington post. I just want to get local Contonde. I am sad at how downhill the Tribune has gone in terms of Contonde and the app and website. Both used to be so much better.
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1 year ago, Chicago melissa
Promotion simply doesn't work !
I have signed up this morning for your promotional 6 mos for one dollar. I have given my credit card # , received confirmation by email , downloaded the app and was promised "full digital coverage", but did NOT receive it. Both on my computer and phone , it simply has not allowed me to read more than the"free" articles, telling me "thus is the end of your free articles."It even allowed to choose my areas of interest and showed me the articles pertaining after I paid, but can't read any of them. This is very discouraging and simply makes me wish I could just get a paper copy delivered, since the offers don't work. Don't tell me I did something wrong cause I followed all instructions explicitly.
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4 years ago, BlondBrickHouse2001
So Mediocre
This is about the minimum one could tolerate for a News app. It shows you stories and allows you to read them. Really not presented well and nearly impossible to find a piece using the Search function- which normally produces a mess of articles that seem impossible to produce with the title I entered to search. What is the difference, I wonder, between “Top News” and “Breaking News?” Both seem to produce the same articles. Chicago Tribune can’t really be trying if this is the best they can do.
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4 years ago, ljustfacts
Poor performance - banner ads steal screen real estate
The latest version of this constantly deteriorating application has move the constant banner add from the bottom of the screen to the top, (apparently the owners think we are paying for the ads as the first, most important thing in the app). Now the ads decrease the screen real estate and viewing area by 1/6th, (I don’t remember getting a 16.7% rebate on my subscription), making it even more difficult to read the actual newspaper articles. The ads also slow down the performance of the app going from page to page. With management and design decisions like those behind this application, it is no surprise that fewer and fewer people are reading newspapers, even their electronic versions.
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4 years ago, Parallax Racing
Forgets Subscription
My subscription to the Chicago Tribune app is constantly “forgetting” my account. After reading four articles it tells me I have met my monthly limit and I need to subscribe. But I am already paying $7.99 a month for my account. The Tribune subscription help desk tells me to delete the app and reload it. That works for a few days and then I start getting blocked again. It’s been so frustrating that I’ve finally cancelled the subscription.
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4 months ago, Flugelstu
The standard has been lowered
I’m a paid subscriber. I still get told (within the app that I am logged into) that I have reached my limit if articles to read. The screen frequently resets while I’m reading an article, sending me to the top of the article and leaving me to find my way back down. When this happens several times in the same article, I no longer wish to read your article. The most egregious is the pop up videos that have recently started popping up mid article. They take over the entire screen, which is quite annoying. The Trib used to be a newspaper worthy of recognition. It was a brand that we trusted for quality and truth.
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2 years ago, tom567-89
App generally bad and online crazy with ads and pop ups
Have been a subscriber to Tribune for decades. The app has been glitchy for multiple years. Poor UI as compared to really professional sites like WSJ. Cannot currently read on app because it doesn’t scroll. Going to the browser is an awful experience of ads, pop ups, etc. almost unreadable. It’s too bad local journalism has to suffer because of under investment in the basic tools of media today. If it was free you might put up with the nonsense, but it’s not (it’s ok to charge, just don’t give me an inferior product that often does not work). Love the journalists. Dislike the presentation. Definitely not fair to the journalists!
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5 years ago, fil-10
Keeps getting worse
How can your app keep getting worse? I never used to have a problem opening the app or downloading the enewspaper. Now it opens and just hangs for what feel like a minute. When if finally opens the enewspaper just keeps circling and saying loading. Today it never opened. When all this worked why did you make downloading so difficult? In the past I have selected the edition selected all pages then save it to Apple Books and sometimes no pages save or only the fist pages. It usually take 3-4 tries before I get it downloaded and saved. How can you app get worse instead of better with each new version?
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4 years ago, Bears5314
Shouldn’t Have To Keep Logging In
This app is one of the most frustrating that I’ve ever dealt with. Every time I use the app, whether direct or through Facebook, I have to log-in again, despite paying for a digital subscription. It’s the only subscription app I use that requires that I log-in with virtually every use. Additionally, the search feature is very limited. Consistently brings up old and irrelevant articles first.
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4 years ago, ATSF616
Seems to get buggier with each iOS update
Since iOS 13 was released, my e-edition viewer will only display EVEN or ODD-numbered pages of any particular issue. The only remedy, and it’s a very clunky, awkward one, seems to be tapping the “pages” option and selecting each page individually from the line of thumbnails along the bottom of the screen and then wait while they load on the main screen. That is, if they load at all. For a $28/mo digital subscription, I am very disappointed. If it wasn’t for Mary Schmich, Rex Huppke and Eric Zorn, I would seriously consider canceling. Please, please FIX THIS!
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2 years ago, andystanis
Purposely Crashing?
It took me a while to figure this out, but the only reason I can come up with for this crashing as often as it does, is because they are doing it on purpose. My theory is that they are charging advertisers by page views. By consistently crashing the iPad app and then taking me back to page one, I need to go page by page to get back to where I was pre-crash. Probably getting five page views per use just from me. Or it is the worst app of all time and anyone associated with developing it should hang their head in shame because it is an awful piece of s&*t
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4 years ago, Grandpa Jim K
New and improved website
The Chicago Tribune is a FIVE STAR news source. I’ve been reading the Tribune for many, many years an for the last two or three years online. Lately the website has really improved. In fact, I tend to first read the daily from the website, itself, first and then I go to the newspaper. Your coverage on the Convid-19 epidemic is great!
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4 months ago, Swan_52
Virtually unusable
I’m a paid subscriber, but with the latest updates keep getting video ads that take over the whole screen. I thought I was paying for no ads. It’s basically unusable since a few seconds after the ad ends another one starts. Used to be a good app, now it’s just a joke. Most likely cancelling my subscription.
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4 years ago, Kate274
Latest update made enewspaper sluggish
The enewspaper view is now slow and sluggish. Pages load much more slowly than before and the app crashes regularly. Is this due to the ad header bar at the top of the page? One annoying enewspaper glitch: if you open an article to read, hitting “close” advances you to the next page in the enewspaper instead of returning you to the original page. Some pages have multiple stories so either readers have to page back — or miss the other stories altogether. I’m a longtime Trib subscriber and switched to digital 2 years ago. The latest app update has been a huge disappointment.
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2 years ago, sad about change
Cumbersome and not kept up to date
While the ePaper part seems to work, over the past couple months the app has become mostly unusable. Puzzles don’t work - says it cannot connect without active connection even though connected just fine to read paper. Now, articles accessed from home screens won’t scroll. Can only try to scroll from photo. Text and margins seem to have no scrolling ability. Sending feedback for support is useless - told to delete/reinstall or buy a new device (current devices are support apple products).
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4 months ago, Aka jwt
Step backward
This app used to be fairly decent. After recent updates, the app is almost unusable. As a paid subscriber, the pop up ads are incessant, and in certain situations unable to be closed. This brings me to my second point. The app no longer works in landscape mode, only portrait. This is extremely frustrating as I use the app on an iPad with a case that works best in landscape. Also, there appears to be a banner that pops up that can’t be closed because the “X” is now off screen…
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3 years ago, TR-Trib-reader
Last update - urg
The last app update on my IPad never actually opens the app. It’s crash after crash. If I reboot then I get it open once. Then we are back to crashes. The other annoying thing is having to relog in as a subscriber every time. Please fix this I hate having to use safari to read the paper.
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12 months ago, Ms.Sherikay
Search capabilities
I like the online version right up and till the time I start to look for information on current news I’ve heard n the radio. The layout and graphic design is good and user friendly. However, search results come up with three year old stories, loosely related to the topic searched and not organized in any decipherable manner. The same holds true for finding a piece by a specific columnist. It’s very frustrating.
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2 years ago, whatsat?
The on-line version only gives you a few paragraphs
The teaser headline draws you in, you read a few paragraphs, then a link suggests a way to read more, but the link only takes you to detail about the advertisers. Going past the link only gets you into a bunch of other advertisements.
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1 year ago, Maven Me
Unfriendly for offline reading
I find this app remarkably tricky when trying to read the paper without an Internet connection. It is difficult to retrieve the downloaded copy and navigate through it to be able to read the paper. Compare how the Tribune app works to the WSJ app, which is so easy to read off-line. Please fix this app so we can read the paper when we are traveling, for example on an airplane.
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4 years ago, Observant Hoosier next door
Cancel culture
McMahon-you are a coward. The moving of Kass’ column to a place in the paper where it is an obvious reaction to his writings on Soros and Madigan suggests you are under their influence rather than unafraid of exposing their acts. Soros is a socialist and his motives are so far left leaning, his success would destroy the country we know, turning it into what was East Germany. Madigan has enriched himself at the expense of the people of the State of Illinois to the extent of nearly destroying the once great state. The state has a few death throes remaining but there is little hope left. A whisper of that hope is Kass and you’ve buried his column where fewer will read it and his voice will be stymied.
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4 years ago, tpa411
Absolute garbage
Long time print subscriber and unlimited digital access doesn’t work- they will not allow me to get on digital as it repeatedly doesn’t recognize me even though it shows me as logged in and full access?! Went through steps diligently... No help option anywhere and password reset is worthless as it still won’t get me in. Can’t spend another minute wasting my time with no option to get help anywhere on the site (I dare you to find a help/customer service link easily). Interestingly I still get emails and notifications every couple hours...
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5 years ago, TrickyDick101
What’s with th huge pictures.
Terrible update. I now have to scroll through mostly huge pictures. You said the update improved readability. NOT. If I want to see a bigger picture, I will select it. It is a waste of my time to scroll through these huge pictures. A picture is not worth 1000 words. Please give me an option for thumbnails.
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3 weeks ago, GwenFairfax
App has become unreadable
I have been a tribune subscriber for years, but I’m considering canceling the subscription because the app has become so difficult to use. You cannot read an article without video ads that you did not click anywhere near filling the entire screen multiple times over. I have virtually stopped reading the tribune because it is so frustrating. This was not a problem until a few months ago, and I assumed it was a bug that would be resolved, but it hasn’t been.
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5 years ago, Uselessuesless
Terrible Update (Jun 2019)
Such a terrible update that it caused me to uninstall out of pure frustration. When headline or breaking news push notifications are clicked on from the Notification Center, it opens the app, then immediately opens Safari, where it asks me to sign in to my digital account, even though I’m signed in on the app. Then, when I close safari and open the app, it’s a crapshoot as to whether the story associated with the notification even appears on the app! I’m not sure what others are so jazzed about with this new update, but it’s made the app completely unusable for me.
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4 years ago, gneu10
Needs a way to show billing information
I love the Trib like any good Chicagoan, but they really need a way to show you your subscription details and your billing charges. It’s nowhere to be found. They don’t email you any confirmation of payment or how long your subscription is supposed to last. You can’t even change your billing credit card, address, nothing. Everyone else does it; I have no idea why this is so hard to do. I am considering cancelling because of this as much as I don't want to. Hey Trib, fix this please!
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2 years ago, SilverFoxESQ
Scrolling Issues Continue
The version history notes that the scrolling issues with iOS 16 were fixed but I can assure you they gave not been fixed; unfortunately, this single issue has caused the app to become unusable as the articles can no longer be read within the app. This needs to be fixed ASAP. Other than that, the app works fine and is easier to navigate as compared to the website.
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3 years ago, idkWBiguess
I get notifications that present interesting stories I'd like tp read, so I click on them. The app opens and immediately covers up the story telling me I have used up my free stories and asking me to initiate a free trial. I am subscribed. I am logged in. If I click it closed, I see my story and all the things I have paid access to, but it is so irritating I mostly just close the app. It happens every time. I keep hoping an update will fix it, but so far no luck. I will cancel my subscription soon, without a fix.
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4 years ago, Captain Defendo
Digitaal Edition of the Chicago Tribune
I contacted the tribune office to speak to someone who could tell me why I can’t view more than 4 pages of the paper.. I was greeted by someone who spoke English with a foreign dialect who was not able to fix the problem. Please cancel my subscription. Not everyone is a computer whiz who can take instruction from someone who doesn’t speak English. R. Dolph sr.
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5 years ago, Rod Park
If you like “Ads”
This version is better than the previous version but that is really not saying much! I prefer the digital edition of the newspaper. This is why I subscribe. I can get it on the go and enlarge the paper for easier viewing. Unfortunately, access to the “eNewspaper” is buried under two levels. Navigation to the “eNewspaper” is not easy or intuitive. The eNewspaper is still bloated with ads. There are pages of ads that are not in the real paper and ads that pop up (reducing viewing space).
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4 years ago, Kryssis
Still reloading
I was hopeful the upgrade would fix the bug but no, I still have to reload to get to page 3. Yesterday I tried to do a search and could not navigate back to the house me page. If you want to keep subscribers, this app has got to improve.
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2 years ago, Phil n Steph
App article Scrolling issue
Following the last apple update i can no longer open an article and scroll which forces me to use my web browser to read this paper anymore. Tried uninstalling and re-installing the app. Iphone 11 Maxpro running ios 16.1 with 256 storage
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2 years ago, tonywinola
Rating the Chicago Tribune
The Chicago Tribune has become an organ of the radical left wing In this country. So called progressive opinions get favorable treatment in “reporting” while scandalous and treasonous behavior gets marginalized reporting, if any. I subscribe so I can receive Numbrix, Sudokus and Crosswords. An occasional business development might catch my eye, but not much more is worthwhile. Wait for bargain specials to subscribe, then cancel before renewals.
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5 years ago, Brother Jameson
Your database stinks
I am continually annoyed that as a monthly subscriber - auto pay- I am continually asked for my password when I try to connect to an email story you have sent me. If I have the app and am a known subscriber, then let me connect without having to login! You have issues monetizing your online content so why make accessing difficult to monthly subscribers?! We are the people you should be bending over backwards to please!
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4 years ago, Veetso
2nd Rate
Such a squandered opportunity. I waited years for the re-emergence of what was once the voice of the "Center" in the U.S.--only to see what came about was a bland, tedious super blog misfiring "paywalls" at users who are already subscribers. It is a shame it is a misdirected, clumsy hodgepodge with so little depth or uniqueness. Now the new “Owners” of the Tribune have so packed all versions and issues of the Tribune with ads we can barely read a story as our computers and mobile devices freeze and jump as more and more ads pile into our view. An assault on our intellect. The only greater waste is the Chicago Tribune's beautiful sister the L.A.Times with an identical application. She and the Tribune are still ready to re-take their places as great media organizations of the world. Are there more Bezos' out there? Otherwise the Chicago Tribune will be just another rag packed with ads and will be no more.
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