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iOS App created by Apple to enable listening to and subscribing to audio and video podcasts. It replaces the Podcasts functionality in the built in Music app in iOS.

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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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Can I set a sleep timer with Podcasts?

I listen to a lot of podcasts and would like to be able to set a timer so that they automatically stop playing after a set period of time. I guess a 'sleep 'timer' function is what I’m looking for but ...
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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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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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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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How to have podcasts autoplay after the iOS 11 upgrade?

So once a podcast ends, it doesn’t just automatically to the next episode anymore. Is there a way to get around this?
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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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Build a permanent playlist in podcasts.app iOS 11? Listen Now vs. Library?

My current workflow for podcast episodes: “play later”, adds to queue, and I play through my queue which is ever growing. This works more or less but it’s not ideal. I want functionality like YouTube ...
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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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iPhone Podcast App refuses to download specific podcast (but iTunes on Win7 has no such problem)

iPhone SE 64GB (49GB free) with iOS 10.3.2 When I tell the Podcast app to download an episode it goes through the motions, displaying the progress indicator. When the download is complete the "cloud" ...
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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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Pause podcast on iPhone via Bluetooth with keyboard shortcut on Macbook Pro

Maybe a long shot but this seems instinctively possible. I listen to podcasts on my iPhone 6S via headphones that don't have a pause button on the cord. When people start speaking to me in the office ...
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Random podcasts appeared in the podcast app

I recently reset my iPhone and restored it using my latest iCloud backup. I noticed in the podcast app that four Christian podcasts appeared under a "Not Subscribed" section (seemed interesting that ...
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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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Podcast Speed on iPhone

How do I slow the speed of podcasts on my iPhone? I have looked through all of my settings and have searched all possibilities on the podcast itself. Voices are too fast to be understood. There is ...
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iOS “PodCast” app fils up my phone; doesn't pre-download podcasts I want

I've started using Apple's Podcast app and I've encountered some unexplainable behavior. I have it configured to download podcasts and only keep the last 5 unplayed. Nevertheless, it periodically ...
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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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How to stop next podcast always auto-playing when current one finishes in iOS?

How do I permanently disable the Podcast app auto playing the next unplayed podcast episode when the current one finishes? It even plays episodes of other podcasts, not just the podcast I was ...
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Why are subscribed podcasts appearing more than once on my iPod touch 5g?

After c. 5 years, I 'upgraded' from a 3g touch to a 5g model. I soon noticed that the list of podcasts shown on the iPod was getting longer and longer. There were at least 3 copies of each podcast ...
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How can I rate Apple's Podcast.app in the iTunes App Store?

This is very odd and I just noticed this for the first time, but it seems, apple is not allowing ratings from customers for its own Postcast.app. The entire section "Ratings and reviews" is absent ...
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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 remove, but not delete, podcast episodes?

I want to remove podcast episodes on my iPad to free some space. But I don't want to lose them nor do I want to remove them from the saved episodes. I want to "re-cloud" them basically. Is here any ...
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Removing Podcasts Documents and Data

I've had issues with the stock iOS podcast app for a while now- syncing was broken, it kept crashing while downloading, etc etc. I decided to move to Downcast. Anyways, after deleting all my podcast ...
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How to configure Apple's podcast app to limit clutter & centralize control in iTunes

I would like to know how to set up the Apple podcast app to remove clutter (on the phone) and centralize all controls on the computer's iTunes client. Basically I am trying to replicate the workflow I ...
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iOS8 - Open podcasts app via website link?

One of my clients publishes a number of podcasts. He would like to add links in our HTML site that would open the Podcast App and load or prompt to load the episode indicated in the link. Is that ...
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How to only include certain Podcasts on the iPhone with the Podcasts app

I subscribe to several podcasts, but only want a small few to be downloaded to my phone. It does not appear to be possible to specify which podcasts the Podcasts app should be downloading and which ...
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Recognize audio vs video podcasts in iOS

When searching for podcasts in the official iOS app, is there a way to see which ones are audio vs video? Or filter the search?
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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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Phantom podcasts after restore that won't stay deleted

I recently lost my iPhone 5 and had to restore to an old iPhone 4S until the iPhone 6 is released. My iCloud backup was current so I lost very little. My podcast subscriptions were maintained ...
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Podcasts stay on iPhone even when asking to synch 0 episodes

I have an iPhone 4 (A1349), updated to iOS 7.1.2. I synch on a McBook Pro. My issue is that I have unchecked synch podcasts in iTunes, and yet podcasts are still listed on the phone's Podcasts app. I ...
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I have unlimited data and have “cellular data” turned on in both podcasts app and cellular- still won't download new podcasts

This seems similar to other questions I've seen, but in other ones, as far as I can understand, it seems that people are trying to download podcasts while avoiding using data. This is not a concern ...
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How to access history of podcasts I have listened to in iphone?

I don't know if this is possible or not: I would like to see the history of all the podcasts I have ever listened to. Is this possible?
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Synching progress in podcasts not synched correctly

I often listen to podcasts in my car via the dock connector and the cars stereo as well as via headphones (when I'm mowing the lawn, for example). However, I think ever since the Apple podcasts app ...
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What is the difference between on-the-go, save episode and download episode?

When using the podcast app, I can view the details about a particular show and am presented with three options that all sound like what I want to do. I want to get the episode now over wifi, and then ...
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Why does the Podcasts app stop playing when I change the audio device?

Whenever I change the audio device while using the Podcasts app it stops playing audio, without indicating that the podcast has stopped. For example, if I plug in headphones or turn on bluetooth (with ...
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Can You Make the Podcasts App Show Only Downloaded Episodes?

I've never met anyone who loves Apple's podcasts app. But I could make peace with it if not for one infuriating design choice that I can't figure out how to correct. I have set up iTunes to sync all ...
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Is there any podcast App that allows to listen to episodes chronologically, starting at episode 1?

I can not figure out what's the correct settings to be able to listen to podcast episodes from day 1, in the chronologically order, automatically. Let's say that I've just discovered an interesting ...
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Difference between auto-downloading “all” podcasts vs. “most recent”

On my iPhone 5 with ios 7 I can choose to automatically download "all" episodes or "most recent". At first glance it sounds obvious what the difference is, but since I've had the "all" setting checked ...
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where can I see prodcast downloads?

I am new with this prodcast application.can anyone please tell me where can I see my downloaded prodcast?Can't I see it in default music app of iPhone?
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iPhone no longer plays music/audiobook/podcast when I press the headphone button

Since I replaced my 3GS with a 4S (and iOS 7) stopping and restarting music/audiobooks/podcasts doesn't work any more. Basically, instead of pressing the button on the headphone microphone once to ...
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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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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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How Do I Stop the Native Podcast App from Removing Played Episodes?

I often listen to podcasts as I fall to sleep. The result is a podcast may finish playing without me actually having finished it. The annoying thing is the Podcast then removes the episode thinking ...
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Export podcast subscriptions from iOS podcast app as OPML

I want to EXPORT my podcast subscriptions from the iPhone/iPad Podcast app into another podcatcher. In order to be able to import I need an OPML-file with the subscriptions. Can I create such a file ...
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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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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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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 (209)...