Edit or Delete a Reading List

You can do the following actions on or with your reading list:

  • Add stories
  • Remove stories
  • Rename a reading list
  • Sort the stories on a reading list (Web only)
  • Share a reading list
  • Delete a reading list
  • Rearrange the order of reading lists on your profile (Web only)

 

Select a platform for more details.

On iOS

Remove stories from a reading list:

One at a time:

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Slide a story to the left; two icons will appear
  3. Tap on the garbage can

Many stories at once:

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Tap the three dots in the upper right-hand corner
  3. Tap on Edit Reading List
  4. Select all of the stories you’d like to remove
  5. Tap the garbage can on the bottom menu
  6. Select Remove Stories

 

Rename a reading list:

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Tap the three dots in the upper right-hand corner
  3. Select Rename Reading List

 

Share a reading list:

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Tap the box with the arrow icon
  3. Select your preferred sharing option

 

Delete a reading list:

Please note that reading lists cannot be restored. The default reading list cannot be deleted.

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Tap the three dots in the upper right-hand corner
  3. Select Delete Reading List

On Android

Removing stories from a reading list:

One at a time:

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Tap the three dots that appear beside the story title
  3. Select Remove

Many stories at once:

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Tap the three dots in the upper right-hand corner
  3. Tap on Edit
  4. Select all of the stories you’d like to remove
  5. Tap the garbage can on the top menu
  6. Select Yes

 

Rename a reading list:

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Tap the three dots in the upper right-hand corner
  3. Tap on Rename Reading List
  4. Enter in the new reading list name
  5. Tap on Rename

 

Share a reading list:

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Tap on the three dot triangle (share icon)
  3. Tap on the three dot triangle (share icon)
  4. Select a sharing option

 

Delete a reading list:

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Tap the three dots in the upper right-hand corner
  3. Tap on Delete Reading List
  4. Select OK

On Windows Phone

Removing stories from a reading list:

One at a time:

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Slide a story to the left; two icons will appear
  3. Tap on the garbage can

Many stories at once:

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Tap the pencil icon (Edit) on the bottom menu
  3. Select all of the stories you’d like to remove
  4. Tap the garbage can (Remove) on the bottom menu
  5. Select Remove

 

Rename a reading list:

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Tap the pencil with a line icon (Rename)
  3. Enter in the name you’d like to change it to
  4. Tap Rename

 

Share a reading list:

From within your reading list:

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Tap on the box with the arrow icon (Share)
  3. Select a sharing option

From your profile:

  1. Go to your profile
  2. Tap on the Reading List tab
  3. Slide a reading list to the right
  4. Tap on the arrow in box icon to share
  5. Select a sharing option

 

Delete a reading list:

Please note that reading lists cannot be restored. The default reading list cannot be deleted.

  1. Go to the Reading List tab (on your profile)
  2. Slide the reading list to the left
  3. Tap on the garbage can icon

On Web

Sort the stories on a reading list:

From within your profile:

  1. Go to your profile
  2. Open a reading list
  3. Click on the orange "edit" button found at the bottom left-hand corner of the screen
  4. Drag your mouse over the three horizontal lines and move the story above or below the other story

Option 2: From the library:

  1. Go to your Library
  2. Tap on Reading Lists
  3. Click on the orange "edit" button found at the bottom left-hand corner of the screen
  4. Drag your mouse over the three horizontal lines and move the story above or below the other story

 

Removing stories from a reading list:

One at a time:

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Click on the orange "edit" button found at the bottom left-hand corner of the screen
  3. Click on the circle on the right-hand side of any story you would like to delete
  4. Select the delete icon at the bottom right-hand corner of the screen and confirm the delete action when prompted
  5. Click on the orange "Done" button found at the bottom left-hand corner of the screen

Many stories at once:

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Click on the orange "edit" button found at the bottom left-hand corner of the screen
  3. Click on the circles on the right-hand side of the stories you would like to delete. Alternatively, to delete all the stories in the list, click on the "Select all" button at the top right-hand corner of the list. 
  4. Select the delete icon at the bottom right-hand corner of the screen and confirm the delete action when prompted.
  5. Click on the orange "Done" button found at the bottom left-hand corner of the screen

 

Rename a reading list:

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Click on the orange "edit" button found at the bottom left-hand corner of the screen
  3. In the field above this button, enter the new reading list name
  4. Click on the orange "Done" button found at the bottom left-hand corner of the screen

 

Share a reading list:

From within a reading list:

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Click on one of the share icons (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.) found at the bottom left-hand corner of the screen
  3. Follow the instructions to post the link to the social media account you chose

Option 2: From the library:

  1. Open your library
  2. Click on the Reading Lists tab
  3. Click on the three dots icon at the right-hand side of the reading list you would like to share
  4. Click on one of the share icons (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.) from the drop-down menu
  5. Follow the instructions to post the link to the social media account you chose

 

Delete a reading list:

Please note that reading lists cannot be restored. The default reading list cannot be deleted.

From within a reading list

  1. Open a reading list
  2. Click on the orange "edit" button found at the bottom left-hand corner of the screen
  3. Click on the red Delete List button at the bottom left-hand corner of the screen

From the library

  1. Open your library
  2. Click on the Reading Lists tab
  3. Click on the three dots icon at the right-hand side of the reading list you would like to delete
  4. Click on the delete list option from the drop-down menu

 

Arrange reading lists on your profile:

You now have the ability to change the order of reading lists that appear on your profile

  1. Open your library
  2. Click on the Reading Lists tab
  3. Click and hold down the three lines icon at the left-hand side of the reading list you would like to move
  4. Drag the reading list to your preferred position
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