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Here’s how you can get the most out of your subscription to the Miami Herald

So you’ve just subscribed to the Miami Herald but you don’t know what to do next?

Here’s how to get the most out of your subscription:

Email newsletters

The Miami Herald’s editors curate several free email newsletters every day, which you can sign up for here.

They include:

  • News Alerts: Be the first to know when big news breaks
  • 5-Minute Herald: The morning’s top stories, every weekday
  • Afternoon Update: The day’s biggest news at around 3:05 p.m. every weekday
  • Sports: Your daily dose of Dolphins, Heat, Hurricanes and more, every weekday afternoon
  • Business: The business news you need to know, right as your work day begins
  • Politics: Keep up with local, state and national politics, every weekday
  • What to do this weekend and the best places to eat and drink around town

Additionally, you can sign up for emails about Miami Herald Rewards, travel sales, shopping and entertainment offers, and other deals.

Miami Herald mobile apps

Our news app is available on both iOS and Android devices. Once downloaded, make sure to sign into your account by clicking on the three dots in the top right corner and selecting “Sign In.” You’ll also want to make sure “Push Alerts” are turned on in order to be notified of the latest breaking news and our top stories.

We also offer iOS and Android apps for, as well as your favorite sports teams, including the Dolphins, Heat and Hurricanes. All of our apps can be downloaded from here.

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Like and follow the Miami Herald on Facebook, and be sure to also check out our Facebook pages for Miami Herald Sports, Miami Herald Food, and

To ensure you don’t miss any big stories, click on the “Following” button at the top of our Facebook pages and select “See First.” If you’re on Facebook’s mobile app, click the three dots at the top right while on our Facebook page, then select “Following” and “See First.”

You can also find us on Instagram, where we share our photojournalists’ best work and post the most interesting news on Instagram Stories.

Finally, follow @MiamiHerald and @HeraldSports on Twitter for the latest news.

Website is updated constantly, seven days per week, with the latest news affecting South Floridians, as well as sports, politics, Latin America, and much more.

Daily e-Edition

If you like the predictability that comes with turning the printed page of a newspaper, try our eEdition. You’ll have access from any connected device anywhere in the world. The eEdition also gives you more: extra pages of business news, entertainment, sports and features every day.

Smart speakers

The top local stories from the Miami Herald’s award-winning newsroom are available on your smart speaker every weekday morning. Say “Alexa, open Miami Herald” on your Amazon Echo speaker, or say “Hey Google, talk to Miami Herald” on your Google Home device to get daily updates.

You can also subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, iHeartMedia, and Overcast.

Apple News

To find the top Miami Herald stories on Apple News:

  • Open the Apple News app on your iPhone, iPad or Mac computer

  • Select the “Following” button on the bottom right

  • Search for “Miami Herald” and select our channel

  • Click the heart icon on the top right of the screen

  • To get notifications on our top stories, select the “Following” button on the bottom right of the main screen, scroll to the bottom, select “Manage Notifications,” select “Turn Notifications On,” then turn “Allow Notifications” on.


To find the top Miami Herald stories on Flipboard, click the “search” tab on the bottom of the Flipboard app, type in “Miami Herald,” and click “Follow.” You can also follow some of our topical Flipboard magazines, including Miami Dolphins, Cuba, and Hurricanes and Tropical Storms.

Miami Herald Rewards

Our rewards program for subscribers gives you points for playing games, reading stories and taking quizzes. You even get points for subscribing and making payments. Through Rewards, subscribers have attended private movie screenings, received discounts at local merchants and won hundreds of dollars in prizes. And we’re always adding more.

Activating your digital subscription

If you’re a print subscriber, you’re entitled to unlimited access to our website, mobile apps and the eEdition. If you still haven’t activated your digital subscription, you can do that here.

Become a subscriber

We’d love to have you join the Miami Herald as a subscriber. Let us be your guide to a becoming a more informed member of our community. Subscribe by clicking here. You can also try Sports Pass, our sports-only subscription, at a special price of $30 for a year.

Need help?

Have any questions about subscriptions? Need help choosing the one that’s right for you? Reach out to us.