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We encourage users to customize alert notifications so you receive a message on your device’s home screen whenever a new story is published. When a notification arrives, you can just click on the notification to go directly to the story — or when you open the app, look for the “Alerts” tab at the bottom of the home screen and you can see all of the latest alerts in the “Stories” tab.

You can set your mobile device to receive notifications in a couple of ways:

  • Click on the “Alerts” menu at the bottom of the screen, and look for the adjustable settings symbol at the top right. Select “All News Stories” by sliding the toggle switch so the dark red color shows. Or you can select specific sections by toggling next to those topics below.
  • Or click on the “My account” menu at the bottom of the screen, and look for the gear symbol at the top right. Look under Preferences for Notifications and choose your settings there.

You also can adjust some notification settings in the main “Settings” feature on your mobile device, but you have the most control by customizing notifications within the SGF Daily Citizen app itself.

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The Springfield Daily Citizen app is free to download from either the App Store (for Apple users) or the Google Play Store. Just search for “SGF Daily Citizen.”

While it is free to download and sample, if you want unlimited access to all of the Daily Citizen content through the app, you will need a subscription — and if you’d like to try it out, we are offering our lowest-ever rates for new subscribers, as little as $4.99 per month.

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