New version of Eyewitness News app offers customized push alerts

WPRI 12 Eyewitness News App

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A new update of the WPRI 12 Eyewitness News app is now available for download for all Apple and Android devices.

While still offering you in-depth local news, weather, and video right at your fingertips, version 5.16 now offers enhanced and customizable push notifications.

Users can opt in to (or out of) eight different types of push notifications individually, including breaking news, weather, traffic, sports, and more.

Download or upgrade the WPRI 12 Eyewitness News app for free today: Google Play | Apple App Store

Users can turn different types of notifications on and off.
Users can turn different types of notifications on and off.

To turn notification types on and off, click the “More” option at the bottom-right and scroll the top row of icons to the right until you see “Settings.” Once there, select the “Notification” tab.

Those who select multiple types will not get duplicate messages.

The new version also fixes several bugs, including faster load times and an improved settings page.

Click here to learn more about the features of the Eyewitness News app.

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