WSB weather app 1/5
By Sookies mom
I was so disappointed when they changed their app. I deleted the new app from my phone. It doesn’t even compare to previous one.
It’s raining. It’s been raining. The Weather Channel app shows its rating. But your radar is clear. This happens a lot no matter what settings I adjust. If you can’t provide this basic information, what’s the point?
Data hog 1/5
Be prepared for this app to use a lot of data. I reset my data statistics to monitor my data usage this past billing cycle, and this is the data hog. I don’t open the app much, but I leave it to run when not in use for severe weather alerts, and it has pushed me over my data plan limit several times. I’m now removing this app and going with a different weather app that hopefully won’t use 95% of my data.
Weather app for iPad 1/5
By Tim Wing
What a horrible app. Why even create and promote this app. Radar doesn’t load
DARK MODE? 2/5
By CHASE BRENNAN
Can we get dark mode and stability fixes for iOS 13 ??
The Weather is never correct on this app. The other app was way better. Please fix it.
PLEASE Go Back To The Old App!!!! 1/5
I don’t like the layout of the new one. It’s too long loading and the radar (not sure how this is possible) seems to be less accurate. I’m current having a small monsoon at my house yet radar shows rain no where near me! This has happened several times with the new app, but NEVER with the old one! Also, too awkward getting to video forecasts.
Whats Up With Local 3/5
I cant find a single Weather App that is local and dependable. All I hear about is how its a necessity to have local during severe weather, lives depend on it but none is available tous locally. It took a year for the Channel 2 WeatherApp to get fixed last time and now its messed up again according to the reviews. Something is just not quite right about nothing being done to make knowledge available to us in our area...
Your app forecasts frequently contradict your TV forecasts.
I can’t take it anymore... 1/5
By Linda Javadi
I LOVED the previous version. Current version is archaic. Takes TOOOO LONG to load and the features are horrible. I have been a user forever and hate that the developers are NOT listening to all of the comments being submitted.
Weather is so important to us and we want quick reliable info at our fingertips. Your 5Star weather team deserves some Tech Support.
I liked the old App MUCH BETTER! 2/5
With the old App the Radar was always right on target, now with the new App there’s a screwed up delay or something, and it will show heavy storms coming that’s really not as bad as the Radar shows, the old App when I saw ”red” I knew heavy storms were coming! The old App was MUCH MORE RELIABLE!!! Bring it back please!
Not keeping this app 3/5
At first I liked this app but idk what happened. Half of the time it doesn’t load when I need to see forecast or radar. Then there is annoying sound that goes off when any rain in the area.
Each update is worse the the previous ones 1/5
Ratings get worse all the time. I think you are trying fo one star or less and you are slowly achieving it. Used to be my priority app. Even your answers need refreshing. Rating 2.2 is too high
Forced To "Upgrade" to Unreliable App 1/5
By Verdant Cove
Updated July 10th: My concern is that it took you over a month to fix the problem with loading the radar. That's dangerous. Have you addressed the problem with false claims the device isn't connected to the Internet?
The team has forced us to upgrade the app, but the reliability of radar has diminished. As noted by another user, the app often erroneously determines you don't have an Internet connection. This new series of updates has all the feels of unreliable software pushed by management and marketing. That isn't something that's reliable enough to use to protect you and your family.
Old Version Better 1/5
The new version of the WSB app is terrible! I liked the old app MUCH better! Please listen to all the feedback on these reviews...
Brian Monaghan=Best forecast 5/5
It’s SO nice to have the actual weather report from TV & the app, if/when Brian does it. He, Katie& Ebony have THE MOST ACCURATE forecast I’ve seen yet from Channel 2.
Brad is a close follower, otherwise, it’s like the more”fancy”, advanced equipment you get in, the worse the report gets from the others.
Seriously, Guy Sharp had better forecast 45 years ago when I was a kid than SOME give now with the “all new” equipment.
It’s so nice to get a morning forecast fir a change and it actually happen instead of preparing for downpours and it’s hot and clear all day, or prepare for clear, dry days and get Drenched 1-2” of rain.
Also, Katie, Ebony & Brad.
I deleted this app 1/5
The new app is bad in all aspects! The App developer team does not listen to people’s feedback. Instead, it’s still forcing the new app down our throats. So I deleted this app and went with another weather app.
New update doesn’t work 1/5
No functionality i want the alert tab back and half time it doesn’t work
New weather app 1/5
By Loved your old app
Old one was much better. Switching to a different weather app.
Old version was much better 1/5
By app user 30306
Your “upgrade” is much worse than the old version of this app. Like some of the other recent reviews, the app typically tells me that I don’t have a WiFi or internet connection. There’s actually two different messages. One I just hit ok, and one I hit retry. Of course, I always have wifi, a cell connection, or both, and I never have this problem with other apps. After getting past this, the app then very slowly loads.
Once it loads, the temperature is on the home screen, but it won’t show the humidity there like the old app. I haven’t found humidity anywhere in the app. Of course, the video forecast auto plays, even though I don’t want to watch it. This video slows down the app and sometimes makes it impossible to scroll past the video to get to the hourly info below it. Then, almost half the time the app ends up crashing. I have no problems with video in other apps, just your new “upgraded” app.
I don’t know what you were going for here, but it didn’t work. If you just wanted more ad space, then fix the connection problems, don’t have auto play on the video, and add humidity back as an option. Those problems aren’t related to ads. This used to be my go to weather app. I’m done with it until you fix the problems you created. It’s just not usable now. Having more ads doesn’t help if you have fewer people using your app.
Ugh why??? 2/5
I check this weather app all day bc I work outside. 3/5 times I will open it and get a Network Error msg saying it failed to connect. When the app first opens, every day of the week reads “100%” then morphs into the day’s forecast. I want to know the hourly weather for the next 24 hours - can’t do it. Don’t want to watch the video - if I did, I’d open WSB app. I used this app everywhere I traveled but it’s too cluttered and features the meteorologists too prominently. The old app was clean and quick. No bueno guys
App still needs work. 3/5
This update is somewhat of an improvement.
Still cannot comprehend why you all messed with a perfect app, unless it was for the additional ads.
I still cannot find the pollen count.
I had deleted the app. With the update, I downloaded it once again. I was hopeful that after all the bad reviews, someone decided to reset back to the prior version. No such luck. I will wait awhile and hope for the best. But as of now, this can still no longer be my “go-to” weather app...sad.
I keep checking your app every week or so. Still disappointed in the changes. Video takes up too much space on the home page and the info on the right side of screen is hard to read at a glance. Never have found the pollen count.
I used this app everywhere, not just for Atlanta. Sure miss the “old” version. It was hands-down the best weather app EVER!
By beej 15
Why did you change the weather app? It is much less user friendly and harder to read on the phone. Since your score is now 2.2 out of 5, I’d think you’d investigate this why. Having to use a better app.
Live News 4/5
Thanks for putting the live tv back on the app to watch.
Does not work 1/5
By NoNo Keys
This new version is horrible. It doesn’t work 90% of the time
New app is terrible!!! 1/5
What did you do??? You had an app that worked great, it was my weather go-to. Now I can’t even get to a weather forecast. Only thing working is the radar-which I don’t use. I’ve been loading and reloading thinking it was my settings but now I see the other reviews and see it’s far more systematic.
Fire the person who came up with this gem. I’m checked out. It’s been weeks waiting for this to be fixed and the wsb app is still useless. Delete. I’ll use the other Atlanta stations weather app.
Truck Driver 1/5
By crocodile tooth
Like the old one better do not like this one at all.
Not good 1/5
By not happy in Jasper
I have used WSB-TV weather for years, now with this new app it is impossible to even make it work. It takes forever to load and this week it does not load at all. My connections are fine. Sorry to lose you guys but I must go elsewhere for my weather reports.
App change 1/5
By Smooth like butter103
Difficult to see what you need at a glance. Old app was perfect
Thanks for listening; you brought back some of the best features. 4/5
Editing my below review of the 2019 redesign: You rearranged the home page so the video is no longer on top, and that’s good. Frequently I’m checking my weather app on the go and having all the info at first glance is important. I’d like a bit more information to be available on that top home block, especially relative humidity and maybe the days pollen count? You could add a touch link to see more on that top block so it shows what it does now with the additional info expandable so it wouldn’t take any more room.
When I touch a day on the second section on the home screen I expect it go to that days hourly forecast if available, but instead I discover the whole row is only one link to all the days again, making the link kind of redundant.
This has always been my favorite weather app, I check it a couple of times a day. Your redesign had completely changed it and had ruined a great app. It looked like a commercial instead of a useful app. Now you cleaned that up some, thanks!
I don’t like the settings on the map, the video on the home page, or the trendy icons on the daily or hourly charts. The daily and hourly were easier to read at a quick glance before. I truly hope you revert the home page at least to the information that was there before and move the video off the home page. You seemed to take this advice and corrected part of it. I’ll get used to the trendy icons... thanks again for listening.
By Monroe gamer
Liked the old version so much better. New version is too congested. Main complaint is it frequently tells me I have no wi-fi connection when my iPad says I do. That never happened until the new version was implemented. Once that message shows up may be next day before I can open.
Does not work on older iPad 1/5
It does not work on my older iPad and is not as user friendly as the old version on my phone.
New Update is Not Better 2/5
Don’t like the new update. Much harder to use. Please bring back the old one. The new television graphics are worse too. You don’t stand out anymore. Seems less professional. Looks like it could be CBS or NBC weather. That is not a compliment.
New App 2/5
When launched app claims no wifi .....not true!!....internet connection fine with Safari, Chrome, and other apps!!....fix
it pls!....still getting acclimated with new app!.....
Liked the old version better 2/5
My experience with the new iPhone app hadn’t been very good. I find the layout too small & congested for my phone. The previous layout was much more readable & I could see what I needed at a glance. Plus it seems to take forever to load if it loads at all. It likes to tell me I don’t have a network connection when in fact I do. Cellular & WiFi!
The only fix for that is close the current session then try again. Or do what I’m starting to do now which is forget this app and fire up the Weather Channel app!
Really, I expect better from WSB.
Loading takes too long 3/5
I really like the new update, but the waiting for it to load takes to long.. it used to pop up when I click on it, but not anymore..when I click on your app.. I stare at all of your faces for a few minutes..that’s too long.
Not working on iPad 4 1/5
We've tried several times on two different iPads (4) it installs but then when try to open, get an error " not compatible with this device ".
I have had the previous version of this app for years. It was clear and easy to use. I can’t understand this one. I hate the home page and map. The last two days when I’ve tried to look at it, it wont load. I keep getting a message that it may be my internet connection (it isn’t). I finally just deleted the app. I didn’t like it anyway.
New Update is Horrible, Unusable! 1/5
By Pondfish 321
This weather app was ONCE our favorite. Our family and extended family used it. We are now looking for a new weather app. Too many videos, radar is terrible, daily view was once easy to read.. I could go on.
Please, change it back the way it was!
Update awful 1/5
This was always my go to app for weather. Was. It’s awful now. Bring back the old layout!! I miss seeing the 5 day forecast like that on the TV broadcast. Too hard to look for and so bland looking. Now the app looks almost exactly like Fox 5 and 11Alive weather apps. Did all of you use the same designer for this app?
Changes are awful! What the heck! 1/5
Harder to navigate. Not user friendly. Have deleted it!!!!
New WSB weather ap 1/5
Hate this new ap...want the previous one back !!! This won’t even send!!!!
New is not always better 1/5
The thing I liked about this app is it was easy on the go. Anyone looking for something different try the weather radar app. It’s close to what this used to be.
Update - The worst. 1/5
This update was totally unnecessary. The previous version didn’t seem outdated. Sometimes new for news sake is not progress. This version has failed to load more often than not. Maybe hire a new developer. Cox Media Group FTL.
iPad 2 Support 1/5
Did you know you abandoned support of an older iPad ? Please fix so I can watch the weather ! Thanks
Hate It 1/5
By Hate it ll
I have an older iPad and the new version is not compatible. I used the old app even on our trip to Alaska. Guess I won't be using it anymore. Too bad!
DO NOT LIKE UPDATE!! 1/5
By ticked off anna
Why do you change something that is working? Now when I open it on my iPad, it goes portrait and I want landscape. It’s hard to get it to change!! Also, you have buried the change of locations. I always used to watch the weather of different locations. It is difficult to do now. I’m looking for a new app!!
Dislike the update 1/5
This app was *previously* the best partly due to it didn’t have small minimalistic icons for the weather forecast. It had a nice visually appealing graphic representing the weather, with a more in depth description of the day’s forecast at a glance. Now it looks just like every other weather app. I miss seeing the % chance of rain at a glance.
Changes to app are Not good 1/5
So, I used to love this app. I used it even when I wasn’t in Atlanta. It gave me a message today that I would be forced to update on May 1st, so I just went ahead and updated. I wish I hadn’t updated, I actually wondered why it had bad reviews even as I clicked update.
I sorta hate this app now.
A. I had multiple locations saved, and it did not retain any of my locations.
B. It no longer has an option of what type of map you see. I find the green background jarring. It formerly had multiple options, and one of those was a light colored background similar to a traffic map. I believe it used to call them satellite view, or hybrid view. It no longer has any choice other than seeing a satellite view of green grass, and with green radar on top of it.
C. The general method of navigating is very different, and not as user friendly. Those weird shortcuts that you have to drag a choice to, are not user friendly.
I would like to easily check on the actual radar, with the warning/watch zones off by default, but able to be added. I would like the map to provide more contrast by defaulting to road map appearance, not satellite. I would like the cloud transparency to be an option, but the radar only on by default. And I would like to easily switch between saved locations.
All of which I formerly could do with this app, but not since the update.