theSkimm iOS
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by theSkimm

Price: Free

theSkimm app anticipates what you need, and gives you the information when you need it. It syncs directly with your calendar to make sure you never miss important events. You’ll always know when the best TV show to binge comes back, when BFD political events are happening, and we’ll tell you when to buy things like Mother’s Day presents or book flights for a long weekend.

Our app syncs directly with your calendar making sure you never miss important events. We’re constantly updating the events and adding important information as things get closer. We also have special calendars if you’re into entertainment, politics, sports, and/or business to make sure you’re getting more of the things that matter to you. We’re dedicated to doing all the work, so you don’t have to.

Every day we choose a new 5 min Read and every Friday, a favorite book. Your bathroom break just got a lot less crappy.

A curated selection of what you need to start watching, listening to, and downloading delivered to you every Friday.

Every Monday through Friday, get all the news and info you need to start your day. It’s the best and smartest way to wake up.

In-app purchase subscription required. All subscriptions begin with a free 30-day trial, after which a recurring charge of $2.99 per month or $29.99 per year is applied.


  • Subscription options: monthly subscription of $2.99 per month, or yearly subscription of $29.99 per year
  • Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase
  • Subscription automatically renews unless autorenew is turned off at least 24hours before the end of the current period
  • Account will be charged for renewal within 24hours prior to the end of the current period
  • Subscriptions may be managed by the user and autorenewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase
  • No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period
  • theSkimm's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use can be visited at
  • Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication.

theSkimm App Details & Overview

TheSkimm is an application developed by theSkimm and released on iOS. The app is compatible with iOS 9.0 or later on the following devices: iPhone 7, iPhone 6, iPad 3, iPad Mini and iPod Touch 5G or newer.

Download the theSkimm app and use on your iPhone or iPad. Click here to download the app for Android or Windows devices.

Developer site: Support

What's new in version 2.3

ICYMI we now have calendars for different categories in entertainment, politics, sports, and business & tech. We also have a Care Calendar so you can stay on top of your doctor's appointments. This version also brings you some updates to make the experience so fresh, so smooth. Call us, beep us, if you wanna reach us. Actually just email us at if you have any feedback or questions.

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Ranking - Apps (iPhone) - United States
  • theSkimm is a highly rated app with 4.5 stars.

App Updates (View More)

  • Initial release v2.3 Apr 18, 2016

App Data

Current Version: 2.3
File Size: 28Mb
Genre: News
Publisher: theSkimm
Content Rating: 12+
Users Rating: 4.50 (662 reviews)
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theSkimm Reviews (See all reviews)


Rated 5 out of 5
By Vanity😍 on August 1, 2017
I enjoy every single one of my reads because of the wit and fun incorporated into the writing.

$2.99 a Month

Rated 3 out of 5
By apt342 on July 29, 2017
I think I've downloaded this app several times and I keep forgetting that it's $2.99 a month so this is just...

Great app! Love the news and the calendar

Rated 5 out of 5
By Dgrdgr15 on July 28, 2017
So easy to read and one tap takes me to more info. The editors are witty and smart !


Rated 5 out of 5
By stacilane21@aol on July 21, 2017
Best news, entertainment, sports feed ever!!

Like the sports calendar!

Rated 5 out of 5
By TripHopHiker on July 18, 2017
I've been looking for something that will remind me about just major sports events in the sports I otherwise don't...


Rated 5 out of 5
By Corkeney on July 18, 2017
Dear Skimm, I am a new mom and have not had time to stay caught up on the news. I...

Best App Available

Rated 5 out of 5
By Diane Lake on July 8, 2017
This is hands-down my favorite app. I love the daily updates and even added every calendar to keep me up-to-date...

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