The Baltimore Sun mobile

Our goal is to meet you where you are. A responsive website, iOS and Android apps, text alerts, and e-reader subscriptions, all detailed below, are some of the ways we try to do that. Send questions, comments or suggestions anytime to

Responsive website

Smartphones Tablets

The completely rebuilt serves readers on smartphones and tablets as well as those on desktop and laptop computers. View our tour video to familiarize yourself with the site's features.

The new requires a modern Web browser (the program you use to view Internet content). For more details, and for links to download modern browsers, go to our info page.

Unlimited access to requires digitalPLUS. If you subscribe to the print edition seven days a week, digitalPLUS is included in your subscription at not extra charge. For help accessing digitalPLUS with an everyday print subscripion, see our FAQ.

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Native apps

News Reader for iPad


The Baltimore Sun iPad app combines the best of Web and print into one sleek, convenient experience.

Keep up with the news

Whether it's a big story — or a small story that's big to you — you won't miss it. With top news right up front, you can easily navigate to topic-based sections, as well as breaking news and social media feeds, all updated throughout the day.

…without being rushed

One-tap buttons make it easy to bookmark content for later, or download for offline viewing.

Choice and control

Intuitive tap-and-swipe navigation takes you straight to the content that matters most to you.

Variable text sizes ensure comfortable reading.

Built-in tools let you share content with friends and family without leaving the app.

…without being overwhelming

Stories in each section are numbered, so you know how many you've seen and how many you have left.

Bright, crisp digital photos and video

High-resolution photos and videos from Sun staff and photojournalists around the world bring the news to life.

…in a clean, print-inspired format

Streamlined presentation gives you all of the content without any of the clutter

The app is free to download. Headlines and image previews are also free. Users with digitalPLUS can log in to view complete content when prompted.

News Reader for iPhone and Android

iOS Android

Access award-winning content from The Baltimore Sun — anytime, anywhere.

With the Baltimore Sun News Reader app for iPhone and Android:

  • Stay up-to-the-minute on the Maryland topics and coverage you care most about with breaking news, sports, weather, business and entertainment updates. Reorder sections and save favorites to customize your experience.
  • Get insight and analysis from all your favorite Sun bloggers and columnists.
  • View new and archived picture galleries from Sun photojournalists.
  • View high-resolution videos from Sun staff.
  • Conveniently track Sun Twitter accounts and lists. Share on Twitter, Facebook and email yourself without leaving the app.
  • Stay connected (iOS only): While many apps fail when a network isn't available, the Baltimore Sun iPhone app is designed for users who sometimes go where the signal can't. Although you won't get the latest news when a connection isn't available, you will have the most recently downloaded content in the app and all your saved items at your fingertips.

The app is free to download. Headlines and image previews are also free. Users with digitalPLUS, available at can log in when prompted to view complete content.

Baltimore Baseball

iOS Android

Access award-winning Baltimore Orioles content from The Baltimore Sun — anytime, anywhere.

With the Baltimore Baseball app for iPhone or Android:

  • Get insight and analysis from Orioles Insider bloggers and Sun columnists.
  • Read game stories, optimized for your device, as soon they're posted.
  • View picture galleries of games, players and fans, along with images of Orioles legends from The Sun's archives.
  • Conveniently track player and media Twitter accounts and lists.

The app is $9.99 to download.

Baltimore Football

iOS Android

Access award-winning Baltimore Ravens content from The Baltimore Sun — anytime, anywhere.

With the Baltimore Football app for iPhone or Android:

  • Get insight and analysis from Ravens Insider bloggers and Sun columnists.
  • View picture galleries of the games, players and cheerleaders.
  • Conveniently track player and media Twitter accounts and lists.
  • Check "What They're Saying About the Ravens," news and commentary from around the Web.
  • Relive the past with every game story in team history.
  • From the draft to training camp, the regular season to the playoffs, the Baltimore Football app is your front-row ticket to the Ravens.

The app is $9.99 to download.

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Text alerts

Any mobile phone

Sign up for Baltimore Sun Media Group text alerts to receive the latest news, anytime and anywhere.

News, weather, sports, dining and entertainment alerts — up to five a day from each category you sign up for — are available from The Baltimore Sun and our community publications.

Text alerts are complimentary, but message and data rates from your carrier may apply.

    The Baltimore Sun

  • Text NEWS to 70701 for local news*
  • Text BASEBALL to 70701 for Orioles news*
  • Text FOOTBALL to 70701 for Ravens news*
  • Text TERPS to 70701 for Terps news*
  • Text SPORTS to 70701 for local sports news*
  • Text BUSINESS to 70701 for business news*
  • Text DINER to 70701 for dining news and reviews*
  • Text MIDNIGHT to 70701 for nightlife and music news*
  • Text WEATHER to 70701 for weather*
  • Community newspapers

  • Text BALTCO to 70701 for Baltimore County alerts*
  • Text HARFORD to 70701 for Harford County alerts*
  • Text HOWARD to 70701 for Howard County alerts*
  • Subcribe by texting keyword from above to 70701

*Text STOP to cancel or text HELP for help or call 877-571-0774 for support. You may receive subsequent messages clarifying or confirming your STOP request. You will receive no more than 5 messages/day per alert list. Frequency may vary, based on breaking news events. Message and data rates may apply. For Terms & Conditions and our Privacy Policy:

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Digital Edition/e-Readers

Digital Edition

Various devices

Access each day's print edition on smartphones or tablets with the Digital Edition.

Virtually turn through the same layout seen in the paper and use the "original view" to replicate the print experience or browse a table of contents and use the "dynamic view" to get the same print content in a Web format.

Features include article, photograph and ad search; offline browsing; and an archive of recent issues.

The Digital Edition can be accessed on our Member Center through a print subscription or digitalPLUS.


Kindle Nook Reader

Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, and Sony Reader subscriptions deliver an e-reader version of each day's print edition to compatible devices and apps. Issues are automatically sent wirelessly each morning to your device or app.

Subscriptions cost $9.99 a month and come with a 14-day free trial. Single issues are also available.

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Deal Piranha

iOS Android

Deal Piranha is a location-based app for finding ads, offers, info and deals near you on everything from pizza to professional services. NOTE: Enter promo code "SUN" when the app launches.

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