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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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" ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How do I tell iTunes to NOT mark podcasts as to be skipped when shuffling?

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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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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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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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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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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Why are there ghost items in my podcast list that I cannot delete?

Check out the image below. I cannot finger swipe to the right to get rid of the top and bottom grayed out podcasts. They are not in iTunes on my local disk or listed in the podcast section of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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iTunes Alternative - Managing Podcasts and Audio Books

Is there an iTunes alternative that can do the following: Manage podcast subscriptions (Including automatically fetching new podcasts and deleting old ones) Organise podcasts into "stations" ...
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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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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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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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How do I keep the iTunes Video Window from resizing

When watching videos or podcasts in a separate window in iTunes (10.4.1) OS X Snow Leopard, my preference is to place them at the bottom right of the screen. This is so I can keep browsing and working ...
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Converting mp3 and video content so I can listen to it on my iphone

If I find a MP3 audio on the internet, or a MP3 video (or even YouTube), is it possible save this on my iPhone somehow so I can listen to it? Not sure but I believe iTunes has a special format.
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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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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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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 ...