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Questions tagged [podcasts]

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

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iTunes: display chapter list in MiniPlayer

The newer Music player in iOS shows chapters, but I can't find a display of the chapters in a podcast... (you can use the Chapters menu to view and pick, but I am looking for a display option).
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Alternative to iTunes for Podcasts

I listen to podcasts using iTunes (my only reason to use it), and I am growing to hate it. Can someone suggest an alternative that: Will not download the podcast unless I specifically do so. Will ...
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Where does iTunes store information about a podcast being subscribed?

Where does iTunes store information about a podcast being subscribed? ie. in which file on my hard drive is a value changed when I subscribe or unsubscribe to one particular podcast in iTunes? Note I'...
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iOS apps for sleep detection

I love listening to podcasts (also frequently) when going to bed, so what happens rather often is that I fall asleep say 10 minutes into a 1-hour podcast. It's then inconvenient next day to remember, ...
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How can I force iTunes to sync downloaded podcast file to iOS

So, I'm doing some tinkering with editing podcasts before syncing to my phone. iTunes downloads the podcasts, then I grab them from finder and make edits to the audio. Afterwards, I can preview the ...
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Disable podcast playing on locked phone

iOS 11.4.1 on iPhone 8+ When I have a Podcast on pause, turn phone off and put in my pocket, it will often start playing again. I realized that even though the phone is locked, there’s still the ...
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How do I disable podcasts, entirely (until I want to hear them)

Podcasts, suddenly, started dominating my iPhone, and playing perpetually. I can turn them off temporarily, but it’s annoying. How do I say no! To podcast intrusions?
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How to access iTunes podcast playlists on iOS 11

I just upgraded to iOS 11 (took me a while to be ready to say goodbye to some of my heavily used 32-bit non-upgraded apps). Something I use my iPhone for A LOT is listening to my podcast smart ...
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Is it possible to move podcasts from iPad device to iCloud storage?

I have an iPad mini 2 with 16gb storage. I am always running out of space (yes, I know how to clear space on my iPad). I want to start listening to podcasts and would like to download a selection ...
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iOS podcast app without fixed episode limits?

I like to listen to the archives of the BBC podcast "In our time", which contains more than 750 episodes. But I can't see the all the older episodes with Apple's app, which has a 300 episode limit. Is ...
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Find only podcasts from a single country / language

Is there any way to make iTunes (or some command line tool, perhaps) show podcasts only from one particular country / in one particular language? Or, to put it differently, to hide all American ...
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iTunes automatically skipping podcasts

It is happening with some frequency that iTunes is skipping my podcasts automatically. I don't know if this is happening with music as well because I use Spotify for music. I don't know if I can ...
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iTunes show date in podcasts

So at some point, I recall seeing dates in my podcast list. How do I get them back? I've toggled between "classic list" and "list" and clearly the metadata is there, but not being shown. This is ...
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Podcasts won't sync between devices

I use iTunes on MacOS and Windows and the Podcasts app on iOS to listen to podcasts. Ever since they re-designed the iOS app, everything it's a mess and nothing works as expected: for example, there's ...
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Overcast app: Do Smart Playlists have a limit on the number of episodes they can contain?

I use Overcast on my iPhone and have several Smart Playlists set up. I was using one of them to play back the entire back catalogs of 4 podcasts that I wanted to catch up on. This is roughly 500 ...
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Podcasts app displaying duplicates, one with a cloud icon

I recently updated my iPhone 5s to iOS 11 and now Podcasts seems to be totally broken. All I want to do is play Podcasts I download - preferably on iTunes. Now I see seemingly identical Podcasts ...
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iOS 10 podcasts: what does the grey dot mean?

In iOS 10 Podcasts app there are grey dots next to some episodes in the feed of a podcast. What does it mean? Until now I have simply assumed it would mean the same as a blue dot, i.e. unplayed, ...
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Itunes dropping the last 5 second of podcasts

As by subject. It is very annoying, but iTunes does not play the last 3/4/5 seconds of podcasts and moves down the list (which it should also not do, since I selected play oldest to newest and it ...
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Disable Cloud/Download Podcasts in iOS 11

I sync an iPod Touch with the latest iOS (11.2.2) to the latest iTunes (12.7.2.60) on Windows 10. I download and delete podcasts manually in iTunes. I have podcast playlists in iTunes, but since ...
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Stop iTunes from adding its own metadata

I'm using iTunes 12.6.1.25 on Windows 8.1. I have a set of .mp3 files for a podcast with filenames of the form PodcastName 1 - The Grapes Episode.mp3 PodcastName 2 - The Zucchini Episode.mp3 ...
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How do I listen to podcasts on my Apple Watch?

I have a few podcasts which I want to listen to on my Apple Watch. I know that it’s possible to transfer music from an iPhone to an Apple Watch, but there doesn’t seem to be a similar option for ...
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Will restore from iCloud backup erase podcast.app queue (iOS)?

My iPhone is sluggish so I want to restore it. Concerned I’ll lose my long podcast queue if I restore. Would iCloud/iTunes restore retain my queue?
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How to delete a podcast episode without advancing to the end

I listen to podcasts on my iPhone X. Sometimes I want to delete a podcast episode mid-listen and not finish it. I can see and delete unplayed episodes or fully played episodes, but cannot figure out ...
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Recently Played section of Apple's Podcast app not working?

I recently switched back to Apple's iOS podcast app, and it looks like the Recently Played ("Nylig spilt" in norwegian) section is not behaving properly. I can't make sense of which podcasts/episodes ...
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How to delete / mark as played multiple podcast episodes played in iOS11

My podcast app decided to mark as unplayed 200+ episodes of a podcast I have listened to for years. In iOS11 I'm not even sure how to mark these as unplayed individually anymore, let alone altogether. ...
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How do I show the “Up Next” queue on the iOS 11 Podcasts app?

In iOS 11, the Podcast app got a radical UI overhaul. I have figured out how to add podcasts to my queue of upcoming podcasts by selecting a podcast and choosing to "Play Next" or "Play Later". How ...
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iPhone: How to continuously play unplayed podcasts?

I am on an iPhone 7 Plus running iOS 10.3.3 and the Podcasts app (the default podcast app by Apple) does not continuously play unplayed podcasts that I've already downlaoded. It plays one at a time ...
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Launching mp3 file from Finder, iTunes first tells me it's “copying” it - to where?

I download MP3 podcasts when I have Wi-Fi to listen to when I'm offline. I just download them onto the hard drive. I don't have an iPod or phone or anything else attached to the Mac, either by cable ...
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Podcasts no longer play sound

My podcasts played fine two days ago, and sound works on other apps. My podcast episodes are fully downloaded. One I listened to two days ago and was halfway through when I paused it, but now it ...
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How do I delete all Podcasts at once in iTunes

I'd like to know how I can delete all podcasts (via command line) or something, because unsubscribing from 90+ podcasts takes too long.
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Apple’s podcast app will share statistics/analytics with creators and advertisers - how to opt-out (protect privacy)?

I use on AppleTV and iOS the podcast app weekly. In headlines there were sad news about privacy Apple is going to let podcast creators — and advertisers — see what listeners actually like: A new ...
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Save Podcast on iPhone without Downloading

I've been using the Podcasts app and I'd like to be able to mark in some way the episodes that I really like. I was saving them but I realized that they get downloaded if I do that, which causes space ...
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How can I add mp3 files as podcasts to my iPhone using iTunes?

I am using iTunes 12.5 on Windows 10 with an iPhone 5s. Sometimes I download hour-long .mp3 files that I want to put onto my iPhone as podcasts, so that it automatically remembers where I am in my ...
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Is there any way to set default Podcast display order in iTunes 12.5?

I have to set each individual podcast to "oldest to newest" when I would like this as a default. This would not be such a big issue except that iTunes unsubscribes me from an average of one podcast a ...
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iTunes 12.5.5.5 can no longer delete subscribed podcasts

I have used iTunes for years, and now suddenly after an update I can no longer delete a subscribed podcast. I am used to simply right-clicking and selecting "Delete From Library on the picture of the ...
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How can i segment iTunes podcast on the basis of chapter

I have my own iTunes podcast series of approx 200mp3 which are directly feeded from my wordpress website. Link to iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/in/podcast/bhagawad-geeta/id1148683227?mt=2 Now i ...
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Podcast speed - Can't find adjust button

I have (probably accidentally) changed the speed on my podcasts, so that they are now playing at (I believe) double or 1.5 speed. I want to change back to normal speed. I have searched Google for ...
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Why is my podcast validating correctly but getting rejected by iTunes?

I have a podcast that passes all validation tests I can find, yet iTunes won't accept it. I'm hoping someone here can tell me what's wrong with it. The feed is http://www.loatoday.net/feed/mp3/ It ...
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Podcasts Playing Too Fast

My Podcasts are playing too fast. I have searched the web and there should be a 1x button close to the rewind button, but I do not see it. (See Attached Screenshot). I have a Iphone 5s running IOS 10. ...
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iTunes 12.4.3 (on OS X 10.11.6) : podcasts : issues with HTTP/1.1 redirect 302?

This problem is not specifically related to iTunes version 12.4.3, but has been appearing since 12.3.3 far as I can remember. I also had it on OS X 10.11.4 and 10.11.5. All my podcasts from a ...
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Overcast Podcast - how to automatically play next podcast in a playlist?

The Overcast podcast app (from Marco Arment) used to play all podcasts in a playlist sequentially. Now, the player stops after each podcast. How can I go back to previous behavior? Edit: This is on ...
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Podcasts App Crashing On Startup

I have been using the podcasts app for a while now amd recently(Around a month ago) It started to crash on startup. Things i've tried: Deleted all downloaded episodes. Turned every "automatically" ...
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iOS Podcast stops playing random time/place

I commute daily, and listen to Podcasts / iBooks to calm the nerves of traffic. Once I get in my car and put the earphones in, iOS suggest that I play my podcasts (this is annoying, but ok - so I tap ...
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Prevent iOS podcast syncing of position and played status

We are two people with two iPhones that share one Apple ID. We individually listen to some of the same podcasts on each iPhone. The "played" status and current position of the podcast episodes appear ...
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How can I see the old episodes of a podcast on iPad?

I have noticed that I cannot see all the episodes of a podcast in the feed section, even though I see it on the podcasts website. Can someone tell me how I can access the older episodes ? I'd like to ...
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How to view all the downloaded podcast episodes on the iPhone?

I've noticed on an iPhone I am unable to view all (and only) downloaded podcast episodes. I can connect the phone to a Mac and via iTunes I can see all the downloaded episodes but I am unable to ...
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Music, Podcasts, and Movies disappeared from my iPhone

Sometime yesterday, and I'm unsure of what could be the cause, all my media disappeared from my iPhone SE, running iOS 9.3.2 (64GB). There is nothing in my Music app on the phone except for ...
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Add a BBC Podcast to iTunes

I used to subscribe to BBC podcasts by clicking on the 'Subscribe' icon and selecting iTunes/IOS - simple. Now when I do it, the programme opens up Winamp and nothing is added to iTunes. Has ...
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Restore Podcast Layout in iTunes 12.4

My Macbook Pro just updated its iTunes to 12.4, and now I cannot figure out how to navigate my Podcasts. In the previous version, I had a list of Podcasts in the sidebar, and I could select one to see ...
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The podcast app is displaying the incorrect subscribed podcast

I am using the official Apple iOS podcast app. A strange thing started happening 2 months back. I have 5 podcasts that I subscribe to, one of them being the Joe Rogan Experience. One day the Joe ...