How to Change Country to get News from for News Bar in Windows 10

The News Bar app brings you the latest news from the Microsoft News network of over 4500 of the world's most respected journalism brands. In addition, you can configure it to provide you with up to date information throughout the day on your favorite stocks.

Microsoft's Windows News Bar works just like the Windows Taskbar. It's there when you need it, where you need it and how you need it. Customize its appearance in settings to find the experience that's just right for you. If you want to focus, don't worry, you can minimize the News Bar at any time and then bring it back when you're ready for it again.

A few cool things about this app:

  • Stories are continuously updated throughout the day.
  • Hover for quick access or select to get the full story.
  • Provides News and Stocks today, with Weather and Sports coming in the future.
  • Highly configurable, allowing you to place it on the side you want it, change the background color, change the appearance of what is shown, and which country you want the news from.
  • Supports dark and light themes in Windows​ 10.
  • Supports Multiple Monitors​.

The News Bar is currently in Beta now, try it out and send feedback to let Microsoft know how they can make it better.

This tutorial will show you how to change which country you want the news from in the News Bar app for your account in Windows 10.

It is required to install the News Bar app from the Microsoft Store and open it to have the News Bar available on your Windows 10 build 17134 or higher computer.

Here's How:

1 While the News Bar app is open, click/tap on the Settings (gear) button on the News Bar. (see screenshots below)

2 Click/tap on News on the left side.

3 Select the country (ex: "United States (English)") you want to get news from in the Edition drop menu.

4 You can now close the News Bar settings if you like.

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That's it,