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[Implemented] Disable "News" from the dashboard

wheatismwheatism Posts: 93Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

I do not want to see "News" on my Dashboard, I would like to be able to remove it.

With "News", Plex have introduced another feature that I have not seen one request for in the forums, and yet they ignore feature requests from paying customers that have hundreds of votes. This is not a sign of a software provider listening to their customers.

Therefore, as a parting gift from me to Plex (I am now ending my subscription and moving to Emby) I have raised this feature request to remove "News" from our dashboards. For the few that want it, if any, it should at the the least be possible to disable it and not have it show up in our media collections or dashboards.



  • stefanvanruitenstefanvanruiten Posts: 309Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass
    edited September 2017

    It's probably not gonna happen, they're using it for data mining I'm sure plus advertisement income. They do have make a profit out of the millions they spend on watchup.

    Great that they're putting in way above all else like my own personal media. Jay for NewPlex.

  • DiaruemnusDiaruemnus Posts: 2Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    This really needs off the dashboard and requires an option to be disabled.

  • SteveMcNallySteveMcNally Posts: 336Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Have to be able to get rid of it. No idea what they are thinking with this nonsense.

  • SubNoizeySubNoizey Posts: 80Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    They need to allow us to disable it. +1

  • NewPlazaNewPlaza Posts: 1,611Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass
    edited September 2017

    I'm game, after all, what news does the Plexverse actually have? I mean, what are we talking about? The news on Plex? Local news or world news? The former would be a lie because Plex Inc, would not advertise the negative events or concerns the Plex community had and the latter would just be plain silly.
    I actually quite fascinated by the changes and newly added features Plex has implemented. These changes are not motivated by a personal desire

  • Dion250Dion250 Posts: 197Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Add option to disable please....

  • Will 726Will 726 Posts: 35Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Ditto ditto ditto....

  • YaracuyYaracuy Posts: 42Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    I can't see News in my dashboard.

    Maybe it's enabled only for certain countries so far?

    In any case I don't want news in my dashboard either.

  • Fiala06Fiala06 Posts: 10Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Yup useless feature no one want

  • bobbob Posts: 13Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass
    edited September 2017

    Count me in as a vote to allow disabling this feature. It may be useful for some, but it’s unnecessary clutter for me.

  • robertsandhamrobertsandham Posts: 3Members ✭✭

    Absolutely agree. I didn't ask for news. I don't want news. I want it disabled.

  • MonstroMonstro Posts: 3Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    It's only shown up on my Roku so far, but I hate it. I hate it so much!

  • thetroutthetrout Posts: 1Members

    I use Plex to escape from the nightmare hellscape of today's news. Please allow me wipe this news "feature" off the face of the Earth.

  • thomsilbaughthomsilbaugh Posts: 2Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Contrary to what the media wants you to believe, WE ARE SICK OF "NEWS"

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