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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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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'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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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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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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This is a wide spreaded problem. If you check the ratings of the Podcast-app in the App Store, they are at around two stars. I don't know if apple doesn't fix this bug, but at the moment, there is no easy fix for that problem. The only fix would be, that you download the podcasts from your Computer and sync it to your iPhone. But maybe even that way, it ...


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From what I have been able to gather, it looks like the Podcasts App and the iBooks app are the only apps made by Apple that don't have a ratings button. I am guessing since the Podcasts app (and iBooks) are automatically installed on your iPhone or iPad in iOS 8, and are also installable from the app store on earlier versions of iOS, they most likely just ...


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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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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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This is currently not possible. You can provide feedback to Apple here: http://www.apple.com/feedback/podcasts_ios.html


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I am using an iPhone 5S with the most up to date iOS software (9.2.1 currently) and having the same error. I called Apple Care to get an answer on this - as I'm having the same issue. Downloading podcasts then when trying to play them I get the error message "Episode temporarily unavailable", even ones I have downloaded and played previously. I also didn't ...


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I noticed that I only started to get this problem after I started using WiFi. Previously i'd been using only 4G cellular internet and never saw this problem. I'm talking like for 6 months. But soon as I had both cellular & wifi on it started happening. So i think it may be a bug where the 2 networks are getting confused somehow.


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I don't know why it happens but the way I fix it is by deleting the episode (deleting it and also deleting the download) and downloading it again.


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Maybe this wasn't operational right away, but I just now (December 9, 2014) downloaded the Apple Podcast app on my ios 6 iPhone 3gs from the App Store. I was prompted that it requires iOS 7 or later, BUT if I clicked Download, it would download the "latest compatible version" to my iOS. I clicked download, and voila! And yes, it works.


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Go to Settings > General > Usage > Manage Storage; tap on Podcasts, then you can swipe each podcast to delete it. If it doesn't show up there, then the data is borked, and you'll need to restore the device.


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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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