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How to stay updated with the new KOAA 5 apps

Posted: 12:11 PM, Jul 31, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-31 14:11:22-04
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If you check in with koaa.com or the News5 app, you may have noticed some changes recently.

We've updated our website and we've created a new mobile app to better keep you updated with news, weather and sports in southern Colorado! However, to stay up-to-date on breaking news and important information in your community, you will need to download the new News5 Southern Colorado apps .

For iOS/Apple devices

But here is what will help you in this particular situation for Apple/iOS devices

  1. Uninstall the old/existing app on your iOS device.
  1. Tap-and-hold on the app icon. The icon should shake, meaning it is selected.
    1. Tap the 'x' that shows up on the icon. The app is now deleted.
  2. Visit the App Store and search for 'News5 Southern Colorado' or you can just click here to download it .
  3. Follow the directions to download and install the app on your device
  4. The app will ask if you want to register the device with an email. This is optional.
  5. You'll be asked to enter preferences for push alerts
  6. You're finished!

For Android devices:

  1. Uninstall the old/existing app on your Android device.
    1. Tap-and-hold on the app icon. The icon should shake, meaning it is selected. Options will also show up in a pop-up.
    2. Tap the Uninstall icon, then confirm you want to uninstall. The app is now deleted.
  2. Visit the Google Play Store and search for "News5 Southern Colorado" or you can click here to download it .
  3. Follow the directions to download and install the app on your device
  4. The app will ask if you want to register the device with an email. This is optional.
  5. Done!

To install the First Alert5 App, you can follow the same instructions in the list above, just search "First Alert 5" or click here to download the new one from the App Store . Android users can click here to install it from Google Play .

Of course, we are always watching out for you at KOAA 5, so feel free to reach out to our digital team via email at digital.producer@koaa.com or call 719-577-4650 to reach a member of the News5 team for help.