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

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Podcast ep on iphone 5s will not delete

I've moved to the UK and just got a new 5s phone and restored it from my old settings on my US iphone 5. One glitch I've noticed seems to be w/ iTunes music or podcasts showing up on the phone in ...
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Why does iTunes keep re-downloading my deleted podcast episodes?

I delete my podcast episodes from iTunes after I listen to them. Recently, I migrated from a Lion machine to a Mavericks machine (both iTunes 11), bringing my iTunes Library with me (but not my ...
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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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Can I sync podcasts only with iPhone5?

I just subscribed to a bunch of podcasts for the first time. Never had podcasts on my phone or iTunes before today. I would like to sync them directly to my phone without saving them permanently on ...
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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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Downloading videos using iTunes, how can I back them up?

I subscribed to these podcasts which are actually vidoes. I can see that iTunes downloads them locally to my computer, but I am not sure of the location of where they are downloaded. I want to ...
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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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iTunes doesn't start

When I try to open my iTunes on Windows 7 it opens in the Podcasts section and asks for a Userid/Pass for trancemix.org. This was a free Podcast I subscribed to last time I used iTunes. When I cancel ...
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Redirecting podcast on server versus using <itunes:new-feed-url>

The documentation says to use both. So I am using both. But I put in a 301 redirect for my old feed first, then I inserted the <itunes:new-feed-url> tag into the old feed. So does this mean ...
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Download and view podcast

If I download a free podcast onto my iTunes and onto my iPhone does it still use data from my contract?
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iTunes 11.1 won't let user delete podcast titles?

I got as far as this question where my issue came up only as a comment. I've heard and deleted the 9/6 and 9/13 episodes, but they appear in the list. A right-click (sorry yes I'm on a Mac but ...
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How do I reset iCloud podcasts syncing?

So, since I updated iTunes to version 11.1, my podcasts library went a little crazy. Some episodes were deleted from my Mac and all episodes are now marked with the little blue pin (saying they're ...
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Apple TV and Podcasts

I have an Apple TV 2, the one with a max of 720p. If I decide to upgrade to an Apple TV 3 for its 1080p goodness (or an Apple TV 4 in the future if/when it's released), when I log in with my Apple ID, ...
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How can I get the iPhone Podcast app to resume playback after extended stop?

I noticed a while ago that the music app didn't play podcasts any more and that a (new?) podcast app does that. The result is that when I now listen to a podcast and stop it with the button on the ...
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How can I prevent iTunes from automatically downloading podcasts?

I listen to podcasts, but almost always on my iPhone (by downloading them on the iPhone directly) and almost never on my computer through iTunes. I do sync my iPhone with iTunes. However, any time I ...
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Itunes doesn't want to dispose played podcasts

I have a Podcast settings: ‚Keep all unplayed episodes‘ but Itunes doesn't want to dispose those played ones. There are only 9 new unplayed episodes and 19 fully played episodes are fully to ...
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iOS: Other music app via dock connector

I have an iPhone connected to external audio equipment via the dock connector. The phone is equipped with three apps for playing audio: Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Spotify. I would like to use ...
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Why is the symlink I created inside an application container to allow for external storage not working?

I was trying to get around Vemedio's Instacast limitation on storage location by symlinking (ln -s) the Episodes folder in ~Library/Containers/com.vemedio.osx.Instacast/Data/Documents/Instacast to ...
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Itunes: Edit RSS Podcast URL

I added a RSS feed to my favorite paying podcast. Recently I changed the password. Everytime I update the podcast it asks for user and pass. No mater how many times I enter it and select "Remember ...
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How can I assign an image to a podcast in iTunes?

In the podcasts list in iTunes, some podcasts don't show an image. Is there a way to assign one? Online help in iTunes suggests doing a Get Info and clicking the Artwork tab, but that tab is always ...
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Speed Up Podcasts on iPod Classic

I'm looking for a way to listen to podcasts at 2x on my iPod classic. I know this is not supported out of the box. Is there an alternative firmware like rockbox, that supports syncing with iTunes ...
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podcast directory

all my podcasts used to download to Music\iTunes\iTunes Music\Podcasts. after clean installing windows 7 and latest version of itunes, all podcast downloads are directed to Music\iTunes\iTunes ...
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Can podcasts be grouped or organised in iTunes?

I have a lot of podcast subscriptions in iTunes that cause a long scrollbar. This is exacerbated when a subscription is expanded and available podcasts listed. It would be great if I could just group ...
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Transfer podcasts

I just switched from iMac to Macbook Pro and I wanted to transfer all my podcasts to it without downloading them all over again. Copy/Pasting the podcasts folder won't list it in iTunes. A found a ...
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Podcast Playlist Plays Wrong Track

I have a smart playlist like Media Kind is Podcast Rating is ***** Plays is 0 Let say, for example, that I have five episode in the playlist and I play the third one down on my iPhone 5. Once ...
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Podcast App Double Speed Missing?

Apple, in their infinite wisdom, has changed the Podcast app (again). Am I going crazy, or has double speed been removed?
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Does iTunes want us to delete podcasts from the list?

So after the Podcasts.app for iPhone got another update today, I once again got stuck with trying to manage my Podcasts, and once again it drives me crazy. Currently I am wondering this: In iTunes 11 ...
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how to reset iTunes incorrect unplayed Podcast count

I have an odd question, but at some point after updating to iTunes 11 my unplayed podcast count suddenly went up to well over 1,000 despite only having a few unplayed episodes at any given time. The ...
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How to modify existing podcast information?

I'm a podcaster and I already submitted a podcast. However, I want to change the "Podcast Website" link under the Links section. ...
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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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Where has my Podcast playlist on my iPhone Gone?

Where have my podcasts gone from my playlists on my iPhone??? I used to be able to put my podcasts into a playlist in iTunes, but now they don't seem to go onto a playlist and can only be played via ...
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iTunes 11: Default Podcast settings

I would like to change the default settings for all podcasts. I know you can edit each one of them individually, but I would like to change the default for all to "Download All" and keep "All ...
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Blue dot not showing on podcasts not listened to

I'm subscribed to several podcasts. When a new podcast has downloaded, it shows a blue dot signifying that it hasn't been listened to. Many of the podcasts do not show the dot, even though I haven't ...
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How to display more than 100 podast on the list?

Since I've downloaded iTunes 11, I noticed that when I click on list, its only display the last 100 podcasts download, they are still in my computer because when I click on podcast I can see the ...
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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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Where is the error message for a failed podcast download?

I am running iTunes 11 on Mountain Lion, and I am subscribed to several podcasts. All of them work except one: With that one, new episodes are found, but every time I try to download one I get an ...
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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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Can I get podcasts on my iphone and stop them on my mac?

Now that podcasts can get auto-downloaded directly to my iphone, i no longer need to sync with my mac but when i use itunes on my mac, i constantly see podcasts downloading. Given that i never listen ...
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Where do I change the default iTunes U download settings?

I want to change the default settings for iTunes U in iTunes 11. I can not find anything however relating to podcasts or iTunes U in the preference window. Now I need to change the Episodes to keep ...
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In iTunes 11, how do I download all existing shows for a podcast?

Recently, I've started listening to more podcasts on my iPhone. I've found a few that I like and want to listen to past episodes. Ideally, I want to just download. I can't seem to figure out a way to ...
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How do I view podcasts in a tiled artwork view using iTunes?

I upgraded from iTunes 10 to 11 and the view for my podcasts has changed. Is it possible to bring back the old tile view of my podcasts? The only option appears to be the list view on the side and ...
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iTunes 11: Where are my podcasts?

Ok, unless I'm missing something, I can't see my podcasts anymore? The only place they appear is in a new "Podcasts" playlist, which isn't much use to me for keeping track of episodes and ...
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Unable to download podcast after iTunes previously crashed while downloading it

I subscribe to a podcast with weekly episodes. While downloading one episode of the podcast, iTunes crashed. Now I cannot download that episode anymore - if I try to, it errors with the (!) symbol ...
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How to get list of played pdocasts in Itunes so that I select which to delete?

In iTunes, I want to be able to pull up a list of played podcasts from time to time and select some for deletion. I don't want to auto-delete podcasts marked as played as a) I share the library with ...
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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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Deleting a podcast off of an iPod Touch

I downloaded a podcast directly to my iPod, decided I didn't want it, and now it will not go away. I can delete it from my iTunes library but the iPod just automatically copies it back in when I next ...
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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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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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Set Specific Podcasts to Show as TV Shows in iTunes, using AppleScript

I'm using on online TV recorder to record TV shows. Those recordings are downloaded as a podcast to iTunes. My following Applescript should just grab those podcasts, update some info fields and ...