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Go to Settings, then scroll down and tap on Podcasts app icon: So I'm assuming you turned "Auto-Downloads" on... Then tap "Episodes to Keep" and specify which episodes you want to keep. (Depending on your listening habits, I'd not keep this setting on "All" because it can quickly eat up your available memory. Mine is set on "Last 3 Episodes" which gives ...


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(Assuming you have the latest iTunes version) If you don't already have the desired episode in your computer's iTunes library, download it from the iTunes store. Connect the iPhone (either via WiFi or USB cable) and go to the podcast in the iTunes library. Drag the episode toward the right side of the screen. A sidebar should pop up and your iPhone should ...


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Same thing for me, this upgrade has brought nothing but headaches. You can still open Podcasts in your Music App by doing a search for the podcast name. Deleting the Podcasts app from your phone and killing the Music apps process (or reboot phone) will bring the Podcasts menu back to the Music app as well, hurrah!


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I believe Apple's logic is as follows. If you want to sync your podcasts through iTunes, don't install the Podcasts app. Use the Music app instead. If you want to untether your podcasts and manage them independently on your iOS device, use the Podcasts app.


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1. Tap on an individual subscription or "Unplayed Episodes": 2. Tap on the blue disclosure indicator: 3. This will display the show notes for that episode:


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I'm not sure about your first question. I suspect that Keep Most Recent refers to the most recent in the feed, but I don't know for sure. As for the second question, the Podcasts app adheres to Apple's rules about background/scheduled downloading. That is to say, it only checks for new episodes when the app is open. This is a power and performance ...


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If you run enough other apps for Podcasts to be unloaded from memory, resuming from the lock screen will start playing the Music app. There's no way around it. The only thing you can do for now is to delete the Podcasts app so you can play from Music again (after quitting and restarting it), and join the thousands of other people giving it 1 star in ...


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it's a bug they introduced in iOS6. drives my crazy. Hope they fix it soon. No easy way to tell Apple they have a bug, unless you sign up to their developers program


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Is there somewhere that gives more than just a cursory explanation of how to use it? Probably not - Apple's not big on providing manuals when they don't think they're necessary. For example, when does it chose to download podcasts? Probably hourly. There's no option to change this that I can find. Can you force it to update the podcasts ...


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Unfortunately, no. The combined Unplayed Episodes playlist has no settings and defaults to newest first. As of version 1.01, you can only sort individual subscriptions by oldest first. Even if you go through the trouble of changing each individual subscription preference to oldest first, Podcasts app will still keep the Unplayed Episodes playlist sorted ...


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I upgraded to iOS 6 yesterday, and it seems that this has been resolved itself, either through updates to iTunes or Podcasts.app (or both). When I sync with my Mac, the podcasts I had listened to in Podcasts.app were correctly marked as played in iTunes. Yay!


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Same here (iPhone 4S, iOS 6.0.1), dates are missing: although other podcasts are shown with release date: On the other hand, and quite surprinsingly, the podcast is shown correctly in iTunes: According to https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3120228 the missing release date could be caused by an incorrect pubDate element. However, Reasonable ...


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I've been looking for a way to do this, but can't find a way to do it directly. Here's a workaround. If you sync with iTunes, then you can export the OPML files from iTunes: In iTunes 11, open Podcasts and then choose File > Library > Export playlist, then select OPML format. Or, right-click on the Podcasts entry in the side bar (if the sidebar is not ...


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In iTunes on the computer when the iOS device is connected choose the device in the sidebar. This will goive a page with a menu on top allow select od Podcast. Like this The second oval shows that I have selected to sync podcasts automatically keeping the 5 least recent unplayed. Alter these options to either keep updates manual or choose new rather than ...


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If you had downloaded the podcasts app while iOS6 was the most recent, then you would have a version of the podcasts app that was compatible with it. Unfortunately the current version of the podcasts app is written using iOS7 APIs, including ones to automatically download content for you without you having to manually open the app etc, which are not ...


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From my experience, the Podcast.ipa will stop downloading podcasts if you haven't listened to several recent ones. It will update the list to say that they are there but it will not download them unless, I think, the most recent 3-5 episodes have been placed. "Most Recent" in the context of Podcast.ipa means it will keep the 3 most recent episodes on your ...


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You can listen to podcasts with the Music app, if you do not want to conform by running iOS7 or run a third party app.


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On-The-Go will create a reproduction list which can be found under My Stations / On-The-Go. Save Episode will save an episode that you've already played under the Saved tab. Doing Download Episode, on the other hand, will actually start to download the episode and move it into My Podcasts list. So, while On-The-Go and Save Episode is a way of organizing ...


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I am having a similar problem: I had 18 podcast eposodes that were stuck attempting to download. I was able to get rid of 17 of them by manually downloading each one by searching the name in the podcast app. After manually downloading them, a restart of the phone would remove the stuck downloads. That might fix your issue, if you haven't solved it. My ...


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I had the same issue. I have an iPhone 3Gs which cannot upgrade beyond iOS 6.1.6. So I cannot download any version of Podcasts. As others already noted, one solution is downloading a third party app. After reading various reviews, I chose Downcast which works very well. Personally, I think it is very strange that Apple themselves are actively preventing ...


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Turning off the sync options will stop your phone syncing new episodes, but it won't remove the episodes that have already synced. If there are episodes on your iPhone that you want to remove just drag the entry for the episode to the right to reveal a Delete button. Tap the Delete button and it will remove the episode from your phone.


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On the iPhone, tap the podcast in your list, then tap the header of the podcast to access the subscription settings. Simply toggle "off," then "on" for subscription and all the swiped-deleted podcasts will be restored.


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I can not tell you how to get older episodes into Appleā€™s podcast app via the graphical user interface (as I do use a different podcast app). However, I would like to offer a alternative solution that works for any podcatcher. Try Huffduffer (about). In a nutshell: it gives you a personal podcast feed which you can fill with any audio you want. You might ...


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I don't believe the subscriptions are synced, just the files. I imagine the reason for this is that if subscriptions synced, your Mac and iOS device would both download all new episodes, rather than having one copy that gets synced between them.


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Here's how I understand your situation. You listen to podcasts regularly on your phone, but would like to access them on your computer as well. Additionally, you'd like your phone and computer to synchronize played episodes, downloaded episodes, settings, etc. However, you'd like to be able to access old podcast episodes on your phone that might not have ...


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Put the episode in a playlist. Select the iPhone in the sidebar and switch to the podcasts section of the iPhone. Scroll down a bit to the "Include Episodes from Playlists" section and put a checkmark next to the playlist you made earlier. Now, just sync and it'll be on your iPhone.


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Maybe the podcast moved to a different URL. A program like MP3Tag can show and edit extended properties (looks something like PodcastURL). Check the splinter episode and check its URL. Check an older episode. If it has changed, select all older episodes and edit the field. Click OK. Go to iTunes and Get Info for all of those episodes. When it reads the new ...


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Make sure you have also set which podcasts to keep - i.e. last three, last two, etc. Ensure you have enough free space on your iPhone Finally, make sure that the Podcasts app is running in the background. If the app is not running, there is no way for it to auto-download. To ensure the app is running in the background, double-click the Home button when in ...


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The podcast app is a bit convoluted to know which episodes are unplayed but available for streaming and unplayed and downloaded. I haven't been able to tell visually which is which and am in the habit of turning on AirPlane mode to check which podcasts are actually downloaded then going back and downloading them if needed before leaving Wi-Fi or wireless ...



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