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Website: AccuWeather.com stores the last 5 locations you've searched for, and these locations will appear when you place your cursor over the drop-down arrow to the right of your most recently viewed location. They cannot be changed manually, but they will be replaced as you search for additional locations. Clearing your cookies will cause them all to be removed.
If, however, your browser is not set to recognize or save cookies/temporary files, you will always go to the default locations upon return. You will need to make sure this feature is enabled in your web browser if you wish to save preferred locations upon return visits.
Mobile Website: Our mobile website will store the last 3 locations you've searched for, and these locations can be found by selecting the white location bar in the upper-left hand corner of the site. From the pop-up menu you can select one of your stored locations, or search for a different location by selecting "Use Current Location" or entering your city or zip code in the search box. Stored locations will be replaced as you search for additional locations. Clearing your browser's cookies will clear all your stored locations.
iOS: To manage locations, tap on the location name displayed on any screen on which it is present. This will present you with the location management menu.
You can also swipe right to left to access this screen.
Add a Location: Type a location name in the add location window at the top of the screen. Then select the location you wish to add. You can also select to use your current location from this screen.
Delete a Location: Press and hold on the location you wish to delete. To delete the location - next to the location and then select Delete.
Please note that you are unable to delete your current location.
Android: - To access your current location, simply touch the three-dot (...) icon on the screen and tap on Find Me (GPS). In order for this to work properly your GPS needs to be enabled on your device
It is the circle with the large dot in the middle. In order for this to work properly your GPS needs to be enabled on your device
To add a location, press the sandwich menu on the top left of the screen. Tap on the "Location Search" field and start typing location name or Zip Code. You can also click on the voice mic icon and speak the location name. Keep tying in the location search box until your location appears in the list and then click your location from the list to add it to the application.
To delete a location, press the sandwich icon. This will open the location list. Please do a long press on the location that you want to delete. The trash can icon would appear in front of all the locations. Click on the trash can icon in front of the location name that you want to remove from the list. If you deleted a wrong location by mistake please click on Undo option that appears after you delete a location. The location list needs at least two locations (not including the current GPS location) before you can delete a location.
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Android: In order to change the units, tap the action icon (3 vertical dots) at the top right.
Then select Change to either °F or °C. You can also change the units in the settings. Units is the first selection under the settings menu, which is also accessed by tapping the 3 vertical dots.
iOS: To change display units between Fahrenheit and Celsius press the 3 horizontal dots at the bottom of the screen. The first option on the next screen is to change the units. Simply press on the unit measurement you wish to use.
Mobile web: Navigate to "My Settings" from any page of our mobile website by selecting "Menu" in the top, right-hand corner of the site. Scroll down to the bottom of the menu and select "My Settings". From the settings page you can select your temperature units, time format, a recent location and your language. Once you've set your settings to your liking, select "Done" in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.
Website: Navigate to the upper right side of the page where it states a language and country, followed by either °F or °C and a settings wheel. Hover over that and highlight in orange the unit you prefer.
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iOS: In order to view the future radar, simply left to right to access the map. Here you will also find the option to switch between Radar (precipitation), Satellite World & US (cloud cover), AccUcast, Watches/Warnings, Zika Risk, and Thunderstorm Alerts.
You can also access Future Radar by, selecting the Radar tab on the top of the landing screen
Android: To access future radar, go to the Radar section in the list at the top of the screen
Then press the orange floating button on the map and choose between Future Radar, Past Radar, Satellite, AccUcast, Watches/Warnings,Temperature Contour and Zika.
You will also find the tropical/hurricane layer in this section when there is an active storm.
Website: From the homepage of AccuWeather.com, you can click where it says "Radar and Maps" to access Interactive Radar, Satellite, Severe, Precipitation, and Forecast Maps.
Mobile Website: Touching the "Radar" or "Maps" tab in the black navigation bar will bring you to the entrance for the new experience. Touching the orange expand button or the small preview map will expand the map to full screen. From there the map is controlled with your device specific touch actions - pinch and zoom, drag to pan the map - all of the controls you are used to are now enabled in our map experience. The map also now drops a blue pin indicating your location.
Additionally, you can now access Future Precipitation Radar for US locations. In order to view the Future Precipitation Radar, simply use the toggle button on the full screen Map view near the "Play" arrow and the map key. You can then select between Past (our standard and unchanged radar) and Future Precipitation Radar for your location.
We still offer our Classic maps view which zooms to a city level by selection a city from the list shown below the map view. This Classic view is reachable by touching the "State" button above the preview map or by touching the "Classic" banner under the small preview map.
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iOS:First access your device settings.
Then go to AccuWeather.
Here toggle on Reset cached content.
Then restart the application.
If that doesn't work you can toggle on Reset to defaults.
Please note, doing this will remove all of your saved settings and locations.
Android: To do so first go to Settings. Then tap on Application Manager (It may be called Apps on your device).
Tap on AccuWeather. Tap on the clear cache icon. (If you do not see the clear cache icon, select Storage and then the clear cache icon will appear.
If this does not resolve your issue, please repeat the steps but select Clear Data instead.
Please note, this will clear all of your saved locations.
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iOS:To set up the locations you wish to receive a notification for, swipe to access to the locations menu.
Then select manage notifications at the bottom of the screen.
Then tap the circle beside the location or locations that you wish to receive notifications for. A check mark will then appear in the circle.
Android: You can now select to receive alerts for as many locations as you wish.
Access the severe alert settings and check the box beside the locations you wish to receive alerts for. To stop an alert, simply un-check the box next to that alert.
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