By theSkimm

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2016-04-18
  • Current Version: 2.19.2
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 31.74 MB
  • Developer: theSkimm
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.2 or later.
Score: 4.5
From 14,180 Ratings


theSkimm App is a membership to living smarter. It integrates into your routine so you’re always in the know, from AM to PM, Monday to Friday. Plus it helps you maximize your downtime on weekends too. Try the app for free. After that, pay less than a cup of coffee a month. We’re making it easier for you to live a smarter life, and there’s a lot that comes with that… DAILY AM NEWS Wake up every weekday with the news you need to know to start your day. All nonpartisan. All in one place. All in 5 mins or less. ON THE GO AUDIO Get audio episodes that break down important, relevant topics, timed perfectly for your commute. BIG STORY BREAKDOWNS Every week, get a new Skimm Guide that goes deep on the stories shaping our world. Go down a rabbit hole on complex topics like Brexit and Immigration in the US. CALENDAR OF IMPORTANT EVENTS Our calendar syncs directly with yours to make sure you always know what’s coming up and can plan ahead for your routine. It’s constantly updating to make sure you never miss important events in politics, sports, entertainment, and more. Plus, you can personalize the categories to make it your own. READS & RECS Every day, we recommend a new, 5 min Read for your lunch break and every Friday, new recs on books, movies, recipes, and more. Consider your downtime managed. ------- In-app purchase subscription required. All monthly subscriptions begin with a free trial, after which a recurring charge of $2.99 per month. All yearly subscriptions are charged $29.99 at the time of purchase, with a recurring charge billed annually. Details: - Subscription options: monthly subscription of $2.99 per month, or yearly subscription of $29.99 per year - Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase - Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period - Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period - Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase - No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period - theSkimm's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use can be visited at - Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication



  • Password Requirements

    By Teej760
    Are too long.
  • Cannot select "do not sell my information"

    By Blubub
    Edit: Thanks for the quick response! After clicking the button again today, it looks like it is working again. Saw a do not sell my information request from theSkimm app but it doesn't actually work. Submitting generates an error every time I try to apply for the request. Please check that this feature works. I happen to already be a paying subscriber and this is hurting my ability to use the app as I take privacy seriously. Thanks
  • One-Sided

    By Haleystormmmmg
    I was hoping for a more neutral news source that just gave a quick overview of what was going on in the world. But it is very one-sided and intentionally leaves out a lot of info that would make you consider the other side of things.
  • Dive beneath the headlines

    By Napa Dreams
    The Skimm gives me all the daily news and goings on in a non-partisan, highly readable and humorous way
  • Paid?

    By petepete
    Why should I pay to have someone else skim articles for me? That’s what headlines are for, and headlines come from the free press.
  • Decent but scrolling is an issue

    By Brandon Thai Tran
    Great app but when I try to scroll I will frequently and accidentally click the hyperlinks. I think this can be solved by having some blank space for scroll on the columns. This was not an issue when I read Skimm on my email app.
  • Not free

    By Nikk Kname
    Subscription required after one week
  • Keeps you informed without wasting your time.

    By stopsuggestingusernames
    No clickbait, no fluff, no BS. Just the bullet points of what you need to know to keep informed in an accessible, interesting package. Bonus points for the commitment to stay unbiased, accurate, and nonpartisan. Can’t recommend them enough.
  • Fantastic news source

    By Newsy McReviewFace
    They are concise without sacrifice of information. They provide sources for all their stories. They are extremely inexpensive. In times like these, we need to support good journalism as much as possible.
  • Annoying Links

    By Tomekayf
    I really love Skimm and wanted to subscribe. I love the way the news is delivered, fun and easy to read! However, as I’m reading a story, I keep accidentally clicking on the links and end up on another page or website when I’m in the middle of reading something. THAT is ANNOYING AF! It happens every 5 seconds, I’m accidentally clicking a link. Fix that! Once that’s fixed, you’ve got a customer for life.