Podcasts are a series of media files that are released episodically.

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How do I stop multiple copies of podcasts syncing

I manage podcasts by syncing from iTines to the IOS podcast app. The issue is that now on the Podcast app earn I go to the My Podcasts screen I have multiple copies of the podcast group (i.e. 3 ...
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How can I get iTunes to redownload a deleted Podcast item?

This question is pretty much the same as How can I redownload an episode of podcast which I accidentaly deleted?. That old question had an answer, although a comment says the answer is no longer ...
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iOS podcast app that differentiates between and gives different functionality to long/short presses of the play/pause button on the headphones

Overcast for iOS has a feature that allows you to either skip forward in the track/podcast or move forward in the playlist of tracks/podcasts depending on wether you just do two short clicks on the ...
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iPad Manually Flush Played Episodes

The Podcasts app on my iPad Mini is great, manging the downloads and subscriptions is easy and straightforward, I don't have an issue with any of that. The problem is when you want to create space ...
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Music not starting from last played position

I use the default Music app of my IPhone to listen to podcasts. I want the podcasts to restart where I left them. Sometimes it does, but sometimes it restart at the beginning of the song, which is ...
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How to bring up the iTunes podcast video window?

I'm using 12.1.2.27 iTunes and I'm listening to The Dan Bejamin Hour podcast, which, has video. I know because I have listened to this podcast before and there are video windows pop up when I start ...
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Podcast-containing playlists on modern iPhone

I have used iTunes to create various Smart Playlists that contain podcasts using intelligent criteria (unplayed and most recently added podcasts; least recently played music + 3 hours of unplayed ...
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Podcast App not downloading episodes to IPhone

for about the last week my podcast app on my iPhone 6+ has been preparing to download episodes but not downloading. Ian on iOS 8.3 This is serious I need to listen to Hansel minutes and history of ...
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Why can't I skip ahead on a song or podcast in iTunes?

All of a sudden, while playing a song on the itunes store or a podcast on the podcast store, I can't skip ahead to a specific time. When I click ahead, the cursor reaches that location, then ...
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iTunes Podcast Download error=-5000

I am subscribed to several podcasts and all of them are failing to download. This has been going on for about one week. When I refresh the podcast list, new episodes appear but they error out on the ...
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How to remove, but not delete, podcast episodes?

I want to remove podcast episodes on my iPad to free some space. But I don't want to lose them nor do I want to remove them from the saved episodes. I want to "re-cloud" them basically. Is here any ...
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iTunes Insists on Trying To Re-Download Podcasts

There are a couple of podcasts (video podcasts, in this case) where iTunes insists on trying to download an older, already played podcast; it doesn't just want to re-download the episode, but it wants ...
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Is the best seller list of podcasts sensitive to the user's history or user's region on the iTunes app?

I've been listening to some podcasts on the iTunes app, and each time I finish any of them, the list of best sellers is rearranged to show the last I was listening to first the list, and all the ...
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Are links in Podcasts show notes supposed to be “live”?

Most podcasts have show notes that describe the individual episode. In iTunes, you can see these show notes by clicking on the episode, then clicking on the "i" at the right of the episode ...
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How do I link to a specific podcast episode in iTunes?

How do I link to a specific podcast in iTunes? I went to the iTunes page http://www.apple.com/itunes/?cid=OAS-US-DOMAINS-itunes.com but I can't search for the podcast. When I search for it by name, ...
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iPod Touch 5th gen won't play a certain podcast

For whatever reason, I can't get a certain episode of a podcast to play on my iPod touch. I know they both work, as I can play it fine in iTunes. But when I transfer it to my iPod, it won't play, even ...
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Video Podcasting Software

I'm looking for ways to make a video podcast. Basic setup: 2-3 normal participants 1-2 guests Ideally I would like to switch between different video layouts, e.g. a three-up where the standard ...
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iTunes not showing correct Podcasts on iPod Touch Gen 5

I'm currently using a 32GB Gen 5 iPod touch. My problem is that when I connect my iPod to iTunes, it does not show the correct podcast on iTunes. For example, I have 11 episodes of the Serial podcast, ...
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Convert mp3 file for podcasts into one that will show up in iOS Music (not Podcasts) app

I would like to convert mp3 files for podcasts into "plain" mp3 files of the kind that when synced to iOS will show up in the Music app's playlists but not in the Podcasts app. I've had some success ...
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Why does iTunes 12.1 keep deleting podcasts I've downloaded but not listened to?

I have had this happen many times in the past few months. I spend quite a bit of time downloading all the episodes of a podcast so I can listen to them in my own time. Then when I refresh my podcast ...
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How can I get rid of a podcast?

I am desperately attempting to get rid of a podcast, but iTunes continues to resurrect it. The podcast I am trying to get rid of is the NBC Nightly News (Video). These are the images of what it looks ...
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Prevent iTunes 12 for Windows from stopping podcast update

There are some podcasts that I listen to infrequently, but when I do, I want to listen to all of the previous episodes. After I stop listening for a while, however, iTunes stops updating ...
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Itunes does not play podcast

Yesterday I downloaded the 64 bit itunes for my PC in order to play a podcast. I am unable to hear any of the podcasts. After I click play nothing happens. No audio. nothing
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How to configure Apple's podcast app to limit clutter & centralize control in iTunes

I would like to know how to set up the Apple podcast app to remove clutter (on the phone) and centralize all controls on the computer's iTunes client. Basically I am trying to replicate the workflow I ...
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Why do synced podcast episodes not show up in the podcast app?

iOS 7.1.2, iPhone 4 (some kind of) I have subscribed to several podcasts in iTunes. When I see an e[pisode I like, I sync it to my phone. That used to work well until the introduction of the podcast ...
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iTunes: How do I export a podcast as an mp3 to my phone? [closed]

I downloaded a free podcast, I see it in my saved episodes. I want it off of my computer and ported to my cell phone. I am new to this interface, and while I understand there are many ardent fans, I ...
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Podcast App with “nice” cloud features

I'm looking for a podcast playing app with the following properties: I can import a bunch of old episodes easily It is possible to keep all of the episodes, either on Dropbox or on an external hard ...
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Is it bad that I don't have the Apple ID associated with my company's iTunes podcast? How can I retrieve it?

I work for an organization that runs a podcast. Several years ago an employee who no longer works with us set up a podcast page with iTunes. I have tried to figure out the password by resetting to ...
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iOS8 - Open podcasts app via website link?

One of my clients publishes a number of podcasts. He would like to add links in our HTML site that would open the Podcast App and load or prompt to load the episode indicated in the link. Is that ...
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How to only include certain Podcasts on the iPhone with the Podcasts app

I subscribe to several podcasts, but only want a small few to be downloaded to my phone. It does not appear to be possible to specify which podcasts the Podcasts app should be downloading and which ...
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Syncing Podcasts between two Macs

I listen to podcasts very frequently. But, for seemingly years now, neither of my computers (home vs work) will be sync'd. I'm on Yosemite, and up to date with all that, but still... Typical issue: ...
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Podcast disappears from iTunes 12

So after the most recent update of iTunes, one my podcasts keeps getting deleted. It is only the single podcast (The Comedy Button) and it will automatically delete after a few days. I have changed ...
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iTunes unplayed podcasts list by episode and date?

I just downloaded new iTunes onto old PC. Earlier version had feature I found very helpful, that of listing unplayed podcast episodes by date downloaded. Now it seems to have vanished. Any hope of ...
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How do I automatically add podcast episodes to my iPod Touch 5 from my iTunes 12 instead of having to get them from the cloud?

I have subscribed to a podcast added several of the older episodes to iTunes 12 on my PC and downloaded them from the cloud. Before syncing my iPod Touch 5, I have selected the that podcast to be ...
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How to have iTunes 11 (11.4) not download old podcasts?

I tried upgrading from iTunes 10.7 to 11.4 (on a Snow Leopard 10.6.8 system). I have lots of "saved" episodes from feeds that have years-old back content. I started by moving the Music/iTunes ...
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Setting an MP3s as podcasts in iTunes

I have an iPod Nano 3rd Generation that I use to listen both music and podcasts from iTunes. Now the issue: I have a bunch of non-iTunes podcasts in MP3 format that I want to add to my iPod as ...
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Iphone out of space due to duplicate podcasts?

My iphone 4s (iOS 7.1.2) is out of storage space. After spending time pruning old podcasts from my iTunes manager, I began to 'browse' my iphone. I can see on my iPhone many identical podcasts. ...
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Why do these podcast episodes say they are temporarily unavailable even though they look like they have been downloaded?

I am having an issue where certain podcasts in a location with no internet access (see "no service" on the upper left). It looks like they have been downloaded based on the fact that: There is no ...
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Phantom podcasts after restore that won't stay deleted

I recently lost my iPhone 5 and had to restore to an old iPhone 4S until the iPhone 6 is released. My iCloud backup was current so I lost very little. My podcast subscriptions were maintained ...
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Changes made to Apple account won't apply

I changed my birthday in my apple id on the computer on the apple website because I entered it wrong and now I am trying to subscribe to a podcast but it won't let me: It's explicit (just swear ...
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An analytics/statistical tool for Podcasts

I have podcasts stored on my Mac Mini Server. It is in iTunes but others can add the XML link to other RSS readers. Is there Apple software available where I can keep track of the number of ...
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How Do I Set Multiple Categories for a Podcast?

I have a podcast that I want to be listed under Religion & Spirituality. I would like for it to be listed when someone selects Christianity or Spirituality. I just submitted my podcast with the ...
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Latency issues on Skype

I just moved into a new house and have some pretty fast satellite internet BUT because it is satellite it has some VOIP latency issues - not cool for recording Skype podcasts! Do you know of any ...
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Itunes Keeps deleting my podcasts

I like to download podcasts to my ipod to listen to them at work or at the gym. However, after I have listened to them, once I sync my ipod with my computer, it deletes the podcasts that I have played ...
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Can I restrict the times during which iTunes downloads podcast content?

I have a capped ADSL account that splits my bandwidth allocation 50-50 between anytime and download time (midnight to 6am). I therefore prefer to have any downloading happen during download time so as ...
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Podcasts stay on iPhone even when asking to synch 0 episodes

I have an iPhone 4 (A1349), updated to iOS 7.1.2. I synch on a McBook Pro. My issue is that I have unchecked synch podcasts in iTunes, and yet podcasts are still listed on the phone's Podcasts app. I ...
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iphone podcast app deletes played episodes even if “delete” option is off

I have "Delete Played Episodes" turned OFF for all my podcasts, both on the iPhone AND in my PC iTunes. Whenever I finish playing an episode on the phone, the episode name remains visible but the ...
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Are there any iPhone podcast apps that synch with iTunes

Is there a podcast app that synchs with iTunes like the Apple podcast app? I have a bunch of podcasts with various episodes that have been played/unplayed. Most podcast apps I've tried manage their ...
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Are old podcast episodes removed from the iTunes store?

Today I realized I sort of abandoned podcasts a while ago, and I went to the iTunes store to look for good ones. Every podcast I looked at, though, only displayed some of the more recent episodes. I ...
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Refresh podcast in desktop iTunes

I spend a lot of time hearing podcast. On the desktop computer, last weeks there were an increasing number of podcast that have a ! symbol inside a circle. In the past when this happened, I did not ...