How do I turn on Breaking News Alerts? Fox News Team November 10, 2016 10:36 Updated Follow Open the Fox News app. Tap the ‘Sections’ button and scroll down to “Settings”. In the “Breaking News Alerts” item, toggle the switch to the On position (switch should be green). Related articles What is the breaking news hub? What if my phone’s location settings are not enabled? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.