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

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Trying to update Apps but Podcast won't update

Updating apps via iTunes 12.4.1. The Podcast app won't update and keeps sending out this message: "Podcast is only available on iOS. To get Podcasts, search for it in the App Store"... I have to ...
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How to prevent a podcast from being replayed in ITunes?

See https://discussions.apple.com/message/30418702#30418702 The podcast I heard yesterday is being replayed today. I don't want them to replay. I have set "Delete Played Episodes" to On.
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Prevent iOS podcast syncing of position and played status

We are two people with two iPhones that share one Apple ID. We individually listen to some of the same podcasts on each iPhone. The "played" status and current position of the podcast episodes appear ...
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Delete podcast episode media but keep in saved

I think that in previous versions of podcasts for iOS (< 9) the concept of saving/favoriting an episode was orthogonal to the concept of downloading the media for the episode. Now however I cannot ...
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How can I see the old episodes of a podcast on iPad?

I have noticed that I cannot see all the episodes of a podcast in the feed section, even though I see it on the podcasts website. Can someone tell me how I can access the older episodes ? I'd like to ...
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How to view all the downloaded podcast episodes on the iPhone?

I've noticed on an iPhone I am unable to view all (and only) downloaded podcast episodes. I can connect the phone to a Mac and via iTunes I can see all the downloaded episodes but I am unable to ...
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Music, Podcasts, and Movies disappeared from my iPhone

Sometime yesterday, and I'm unsure of what could be the cause, all my media disappeared from my iPhone SE, running iOS 9.3.2 (64GB). There is nothing in my Music app on the phone except for ...
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Add a BBC Podcast to iTunes

I used to subscribe to BBC podcasts by clicking on the 'Subscribe' icon and selecting iTunes/IOS - simple. Now when I do it, the programme opens up Winamp and nothing is added to iTunes. Has ...
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Restore Podcast Layout in iTunes 12.4

My Macbook Pro just updated its iTunes to 12.4, and now I cannot figure out how to navigate my Podcasts. In the previous version, I had a list of Podcasts in the sidebar, and I could select one to see ...
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iTunes won't stop downloading two BBC podcasts

Recently iTunes started downloading dozens of old BBC podcasts (In Our Time and Thinking Allowed). I delete them, they come back. Since it only does this for BBC podcasts I was wondering if BBC is ...
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Set default iOS RSS app back to Podcasts

Feedly took over as my default RSS app. I uninstalled it, however the default RSS app did not go back to Podcasts I bought a paid podcast series and they only have an RSS feed. When I click it I get ...
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The podcast app is displaying the incorrect subscribed podcast

I am using the official Apple iOS podcast app. A strange thing started happening 2 months back. I have 5 podcasts that I subscribe to, one of them being the Joe Rogan Experience. One day the Joe ...
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How do I mark all podcast episodes as played in iOS9?

I tried looking this up but there are only examples for previous versions of iOS where there was an option in the podcast settings called "mark all as played". This option is not there anymore. Is it ...
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After deleting a podcast episode on iTunes, it continues to reappear in my playlist. WHY?

I'm a huge podcast guy and this problem with iTunes has driven me crazy for a while now. I play a podcast episode, delete it when I'm done, and it will then often reappear anywhere from 1-5 times ...
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When will podcasts be automatically deleted in iTunes?

I've heard that downloaded podcasts that are visited would be automatically deleted after some time. But I'm not sure about when or which condition does this occur. When will the downloaded podcast ...
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Submitting a podcast to Apple results in “Can't read your feed”

I have a podcast that works in iTunes, but when I submit it to the iTunes store via podcastsconnect.apple.com, I receive "Validation failed" together with "Can't read your feed". It works when I open ...
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iTunes: subscribe to a podcast without downloading it?

I listen to podcasts on iTunes (on OS X 10.11.3 BTW). There, I said it. I want to make a list of podcast channels I like so I can find them easily and quickly, but I want to stream them, not ...
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Does Desktop iTunes offer faster playback?

On an iPod or iPhone, podcasts have a 1.5 and 2.0X playback speed option. Is this available on desktop iTunes? FWIW, I am on iTunes 11.4 Mac OS 10.6.8 The 1.5 is great, almost not noticeable (no ...
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Podcasts showing twice in the “My Podcasts tab” on iTunes

In the "My Podcasts" tab, almost every podcast of mine is appearing twice at the left column like this: However, in the Episode List display mode, everything is just fine: Is there any way I can ...
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Why iTunes only shows the latest podcast?

The RSS feed for the podcast is this one. The problem is that it seems the feed contains more than 30 entries, but only the latest one is shown in feed of iTunes (Ver. 12.3.2.35). If I didn't download ...
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Downloaded podcasts not being saved on iOS, unavailable when offline

I'm subscribed to a podcast using the default iOS Podcasts app. Whenever I open it and see a new episode I click both Save Episode and Download Episode. It does download the file but then it still ...
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iPod podcast sync priority?

I have an iPod Touch, latest model, latest OS. iTunes 11.4 running on Snow Leopard on MacPro. Until now, I don't have 'sync podcasts' selected on iTunes. My questions - If I hit 'sync' will all ...
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Some podcasts missing from Smart Playlist

Using the latest iTunes under Windows 10, I have created a Smart Playlist as follows, requiring that ALL conditions be met: 1. Media Kind is Podcast 2. Play Count = 0 3. Location is "this computer" 4....
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New podcast stations created in iTunes disappear next time I launch the application

I've got four Stations in my iTunes podcasts tab. They work just fine. When I try to create a fifth or sixth station, those work fine too -- but the next time I start iTunes, they have disappeared. ...
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Is there a way to have podcasts on an iPhone rewind after resuming from pause?

I'm trying to find a way to have podcasts on my iPhone rewind a few seconds after resuming from being paused. I haven't been able to find a way with the built-in app, and haven't found another app ...
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iPhone 4 MD439LL

I attempted to open my Podcast app and it looked as if it was working, ie. screen went dark and then back to app icon, w/out opening the app. This repeats at every attempt. The same day, hour & ...
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old podcasts won't go away

I have podcasts that won't go away in iTunes. The little cloud icon is there showing I need to download it but they are months old and I already listen to them months ago. The just keep coming and ...
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How do I view negative reviews for a podcast in the iTunes store?

How do I read negative reviews for a podcast in the iTunes store? It looks like they are censoring reviews. I myself wrote a negative review but I don't see it showing up.
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How can I stop podcasts from downloading in OSX?

I have subscribed to a few podcasts on my iPhone. Somehow iTunes on my MacBook Pro has started to download the podcast as well. How can I stop iTunes from downloading the episode in OS X?
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How can I let two iTunes installation use same iTunes folder?

I have two iTunes installation on PC. First one is on Windows 7 which is my main iTunes for music podcast etc. Second iTunes is installed in a VMware powered Windows 7 I connected first ...
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Why does only one episode show up under “unplayed” in Podcasts when I haven't heard any of them?

I have this issue on my iPhone, iPad, and the iTunes app on my computer, which leads me to believe that it's not just some bug in the app. This happens for all the podcasts I have. The weird thing is ...
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View / sort Podcasts list by subscribed status

I have roughly 50 different podcasts that, at one time or another, I have subscribed to. Only about half of those are currently subscribed to. When I look at my list of episodes in iTunes, the whole ...
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Why do I only see 50 episodes possible on podcasts

Before the last ITunes upgrade it was possible to view all episodes of a podcast. But now the most I'm able to see are 50. Is there a way to view more? Or has ITunes placed a limit on how many ...
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How to review Apple Podcasts app?

Recent iPhone update also updated Podcasts app. Which is now missing lots of features and it is broken. I found Apple Podcasts app in itunes but there is no Review tab or button. I like to write a ...
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How do I tell iTunes to NOT mark podcasts as “Skip when shuffling” by default?

I have a Smart Playlist that selects a set of music and podcasts for me to listen to throughout the day. However, iTunes decides it's a good idea to check the "Skip when shuffling" checkbox for all ...
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iTunes synching of played podcast episodes between OS X and Windows 7

I've got iTunes (always latest version so currently 12.2) installed on both, my Mac at home and my work PC running Windows 7. Having both iTunes apps synched to the same account was always a great to ...
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To understand, consolidate & reduce the shown disk space taken up by iTunes & iphone?

Consolidating iTunes As per the link quoted below: iTunes content & data was spread over 2 folders as versions upgraded, but never consolidated. Hence, the 'same' separate folders in both: ...
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Can't change media kind from music to podcast in iTunes 12

I've been downloading mp3s from a podcast's archives on their website (the archived episodes aren't available on iTunes). After adding these files to iTunes, I'm unable to do the logical thing, which ...
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Synchronisation of podcasts

I am having difficulty on synchronisation between my iPhone and iMac. When I plug in my phone and it syncs some of the podcast categories alter to not subscribed. Any thoughts? I have to reset the ...
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iPhone podcast app for binge listening to large back catalog?

Can anyone help me find an iphone podcast app that has features that allow efficient browsing through podcasts with large back catalogs? Specifically I would like to be able to go through the list of ...
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How to sync podcasts from iPod Classic to iTunes on other PC?

I have a new Windows PC and copying the settings and iTunes folders from the old machine did not work. I want to have the downloaded podcast episodes and the subscriptions that I have on my iPod ...
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Can I change my Podcast name without loosing my subscribers in iTunes?

I have a Podcast. I herd that if I change the Title of it I might loose my subscribers. Is there a way to change my Podcast Title without loosing my subscribers in iTunes?
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Make a “Loved” or favorite podcasts playlist?

I really have been trying to find a way to save my favorite podcast episodes from different channels into one playlist. With the new Love button in iTunes, I made a Smart Playlist using this feature. ...
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Music and Podcasts restriction keeps resetting to “clean”

Had 8.4, tried 9 public beta 1, I still find out that only music and podcast restriction keeps resetting itself to "clean" with no reason. I tried to disable restrictions with "explicit" on and yet it ...
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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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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 ...