How do I turn off Breaking News alerts? Fox News Team November 10, 2016 10:35 Updated Follow Open the Fox News app. Tap the Menu button and scroll down to “Settings”. In the “Breaking News Alerts” item, toggle the switch to the Off position. Related articles Alerts: How do I disable Breaking News alerts? How do I turn off Fox News notifications? What if my phone’s location settings are not enabled? How do I turn on Breaking News alerts? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.