How do I activate Reader Mode? Fox News Team February 09, 2015 22:09 Updated Follow To activate Reader Mode: Tap ‘Sections’. Navigate and tap on ‘Settings’. In the ‘Reader Mode’ item, switch to the On (switch should be green). Related articles How do I activate Reader Mode? What is Reader Mode? Why can't I authenticate with Spectrum (Charter and Time Warner Cable) on my Apple TV, Roku, Android TV or Amazon Fire TV? What is Reader Mode? What if my phone’s location settings are not enabled? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.