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iOS App created by Apple to enable listening to and subscribing to audio and video podcasts. It replaces the Podcasts functionality in the built in Music app in iOS.

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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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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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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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Recognize audio vs video podcasts in iOS

When searching for podcasts in the official iOS app, is there a way to see which ones are audio vs video? Or filter the search?
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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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How can I see the podcast episodes I've seen/listen on podcast iPhone app (iOS 7)?

First, please be patient with me , I m pretty new to Apple products and some time the iPhone is just a PITA. Getting to the point, it will really help me to see all the podcast episodes I've played ...
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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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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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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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I have unlimited data and have “cellular data” turned on in both podcasts app and cellular- still won't download new podcasts

This seems similar to other questions I've seen, but in other ones, as far as I can understand, it seems that people are trying to download podcasts while avoiding using data. This is not a concern ...
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How to access history of podcasts I have listened to in iphone?

I don't know if this is possible or not: I would like to see the history of all the podcasts I have ever listened to. Is this possible?
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Synching progress in podcasts not synched correctly

I often listen to podcasts in my car via the dock connector and the cars stereo as well as via headphones (when I'm mowing the lawn, for example). However, I think ever since the Apple podcasts app ...
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What is the difference between on-the-go, save episode and download episode?

When using the podcast app, I can view the details about a particular show and am presented with three options that all sound like what I want to do. I want to get the episode now over wifi, and then ...
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Why does the Podcasts app stop playing when I change the audio device?

Whenever I change the audio device while using the Podcasts app it stops playing audio, without indicating that the podcast has stopped. For example, if I plug in headphones or turn on bluetooth (with ...
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Whenever I sync podcasts from iTunes to my iPhone (running iOS 7), it doesn't show up in the podcasts app

I used to manage all of my podcasts via the Podcasts app itself (downloading it via WiFi as necessary), but a favorite of mine recently went with a paid show and the only way to get it is to download ...
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Can You Make the Podcasts App Show Only Downloaded Episodes?

I've never met anyone who loves Apple's podcasts app. But I could make peace with it if not for one infuriating design choice that I can't figure out how to correct. I have set up iTunes to sync all ...
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What's the settings to listen to a podcast from first episode?

I can not figure out what's the correct settings to be able to listen to podcast episodes from day 1, in the right order, automatically. Let's say that I've just discovered an interesting podcast. So ...
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Difference between auto-downloading “all” podcasts vs. “most recent”

On my iPhone 5 with ios 7 I can choose to automatically download "all" episodes or "most recent". At first glance it sounds obvious what the difference is, but since I've had the "all" setting checked ...
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where can I see prodcast downloads?

I am new with this prodcast application.can anyone please tell me where can I see my downloaded prodcast?Can't I see it in default music app of iPhone?
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iPhone no longer plays music/audiobook/podcast when I press the headphone button

Since I replaced my 3GS with a 4S (and iOS 7) stopping and restarting music/audiobooks/podcasts doesn't work any more. Basically, instead of pressing the button on the headphone microphone once to ...
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How can I make a playlist of podcasts I have started but not finished

Right now I have smart playlists that surface the podcasts I most want to listen to. I sort them by release date, and generally all is good, but there are times when I start a podcast, am ...
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Is it impossible to listen to podcasts on iOS 6 now?

I'm on iOS 6 on my iPhone, and I don't like iOS 7. When I try to listen to a podcast on the iTunes app, it tells me to download the Podcasts app. When I try to download the Podcasts app, it tells me ...
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How can I get my iPhone to automatically download podcasts I have subscribed to?

I am using the standard podcast app that comes with iOS 7. I have subscribed to about 8-9 different podcasts. Commonly I will take my phone with me when I leave the apartment, and then when I get on ...
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Podcasts deleted from iPhone 4 through iTunes never get deleted

I hook my iPhone 4 up to my MacBook and delete all the podcasts I've listened to. I get the confirmation box, "Are you sure you want to delete this from your iPhone?" and hit yes. Everything is ...
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How Do I Stop the Native Podcast App from Removing Played Episodes?

I often listen to podcasts as I fall to sleep. The result is a podcast may finish playing without me actually having finished it. The annoying thing is the Podcast then removes the episode thinking ...
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Export podcast subscriptions from iOS podcast app as OPML

I want to EXPORT my podcast subscriptions from the iPhone/iPad Podcast app into another podcatcher. In order to be able to import I need an OPML-file with the subscriptions. Can I create such a file ...
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add a certain episode to Podcasts app

I am using the Apple Podcasts app and I have setup iTunes to sync the last 10 unplayed episodes of each podcast feed to my iPhone 5. Now I found an old episode that I want to listen to but that one ...
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Why won't the iPad Podcasts app download my MP3s?

I'm developing a podcast for a website. iTunes on my Windows desktop works with the podcast feed fine — I can download and then listen to individual MP3s. I've subscribed to my podcast using ...
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Why is double time speed different on iPod vs iPhone?

I have a 6th gen iPod Nano (software version 1.2) and an iPhone 4S (iOS 6.0.1) . On the iPod, I have options to listen to podcasts at ½x, 1x, and 2x time. On the iPhone Podcasts app version 1.1.2 ...
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How to un-delete podcast episode in iOS 6 Podcasts app

I was deleting some old episodes of a podcast I like—just to get them out of the way in the episode queue—and I accidentally deleted an episode I wanted to keep. Problem is, it seems to be ...
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Podcast Apps Syncing Account

As you know, Apple's own podcast app started syncing podcast subscriptions and their metadata through the air. But it seems that the app automatically uses the Apple account designated for store ...
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Podcast list missing all dates

I have one specific podcast (Reasonable Doubts Podcast) that used to work correctly in iOS5, but since the upgrade to iOS6 with the standalone Podcast app, all the episodes are missing their dates, ...
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Why isn't auto download working for the iphone Podcast app?

On my iphone, I use the Podcasts app and I have all of my podcasts set to auto subscribe and auto download. When I check the app in the morning, I see new podcasts showing up but there is a button ...
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iTunes is splitting one podcast into multiple podcasts. How do I fix it?

I did not have this problem, until today. A new episode of Cult of Mac came out (#39). It was put into a different podcast folder, even though the episodes before it, have the same metadata. I tried ...
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Why does my iPhone 4s resume playing a paused podcast after a missed call?

Here's the sequence of events: I'm listing to a podcast via the relatively new podcast app. I pause the podcast. Time passes. The phone sleeps. I get a call which I do not pick up; I don't even ...
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How to get iOS 6 podcast app to resume the last played podcast

Ever since upgrading to iOS 6 if I stop in the middle of listening to a podcast and a few hours later start playing using the lock screen buttons, the double-home-and-scroll-left buttons or a physical ...
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How to delete multiple podcast episodes from iOS 6 podcast app?

I know how to delete a podcast subscription form the iOS 6 podcast app (http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/65460/how-to-delete-a-podcast-from-new-ios6-podcast-app) but I'm having trouble ...
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How does Apple's Podcasts app's Auto-Download of podcasts work?

1) In the Apple Podcasts app, one of the subscription options is Keep Most Recent Episode. Is this the most recent unplayed episode or the most recent episode in the feed? If the former, is there any ...
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How do I save podcasts to the new Apple podcasts app?

This seems like one of those dumb questions, where the answer is, "that happens automatically, silly!" But as far as I can tell, while my podcast subscription shows the last 10 or so episodes, ...
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Podcasts app “disappearing” from background?

I'm trying to give the new podcasts app by Apple a go. Every morning I listen to a podcast and then pause it when I get to work. When I want to keep listening a few hours later and just press on play ...
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How do I read show notes while playing a podcast in the iOS Podcasts app?

I can’t figure out how to view show notes in the iOS Podcasts app. Previously, I could just tap on the album art in the now playing screen, and it would display the show notes just like lyrics to ...
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Trying to understand how podcast syncing works in iOS 6

I noticed that in iOS6 I can't listen to podcasts in iTunes, but only in the new podcast app. What is troubling me: The play-count, played/unplayed status, or progress, of podcasts I listen to via ...
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Does the iphone podcasts app sync my subscriptions with my itunes subscriptions?

I just downloaded ios6 and the latest version of podcasts app. when i look at all of my podcasts, subscriptions is turned off. Is there anyway to keep my subscriptions in sync between itunes on my ...
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How do the sync processes for iTunes and Apple's Podcast app integrate?

It's unclear to me how to acquire and manage podcasts in Apple's Podcasts app, especially how the syncing of podcasts using iTunes works with that app. As others have reported elsewhere, the ...
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Can I make the Podcasts App play my unplayed podcasts in chronological order?

The new Podcasts app is pretty swell. I'm particularly fond of the 'Unplayed Episodes' button that generates a playlist of all my unplayed podcast episodes, on which I can just hit 'Play' and let a ...
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Where is the manual for the Apple iPhone Podcasts app?

I have the recently released Apple iPhone app "Podcasts", released June 2012. Is there somewhere that gives more than just a cursory explanation of how to use it? For example, when does it chose to ...
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How can I make the new Podcasts app update iTunes played status?

I currently have iTunes set to sync all unplayed episodes of all podcasts to my iPhone. (I'm a bit behind - there are nearly 70 of them.) Today I downloaded Apple's new Podcasts app, and was pleased ...