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How can I prevent iTunes from automatically downloading podcasts?

For anyone coming across this now, in the latest version of iTunes (~v12.5.1) it's much easier to prevent downloads for all podcasts you're subscribed to. Steps: Go to "Podcasts" in the menubar ...
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How can I add mp3 files as podcasts to my iPhone using iTunes?

First connect your device to your computer and open iTunes. Go to the iTunes Library. If you don't see the Library option in iTunes, you can get there by clicking on the 'Done' button in the lower ...
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How to add podcasts manually to the new Podcasts.app on macOS Catalina

From what I found there is no way to add an audio file into Podcast application: as of macOS Catalina, it supports only subscribing to RSS feeds. The only way built-in way to listen to the separate ...
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Restore Podcast Layout in iTunes 12.4

In the sidebar at the top you have the Podcasts option (just above the Stations one you have just selected) which seems to do what you want - you will see a list of all of your podcasts in the middle ...
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How do I mark all podcast episodes as played in iOS10?

Marking all podcasts as played This feature was originally removed sometime during iOS 7 (I think iOS 7.1, but am not certain on this). Just in case you're not aware, the closest option to doing ...
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iOS8 - Open podcasts app via website link?

Based on this answer, feed://podcasturl... or pcast://podcasturl... both work, though slightly differently. With my tests today, using Chrome for IOS, feed:// opens up the podcast app with the "Add a ...
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How to view all the downloaded podcast episodes on the iPhone?

It's been a while since this question has been asked. As of now, you can do it like this: Click on "Library" in the Podcasts app. Click "Edit" in the upper right hand corner. Tap the circle next to "...
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Prevent iOS podcast syncing of position and played status

Such bugs with Apple Podcasts have been known for a while. The best solution (like you mentioned) is probably to get another Apple ID. With the new family feature, you can share purchases and Apple ...
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Overcast Podcast - how to automatically play next podcast in a playlist?

In case anyone else is having this issue, you might have 'Play Next by Priority' turned on. I was finding that after an episode ended, the next episode that started playing was the one at the top of ...
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Podcasts Playing Too Fast

To see the 1x button you need to be in the Podcasts app and viewing the main screen of the podcast you're playing. Here are the steps using the same podcast in your screenshot: STEP 1 STEP 2 STEP ...
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Launching mp3 file from Finder, iTunes first tells me it's "copying" it - to where?

It is putting the file in the iTunes library. you can find that location by going here: iTunes Preferences > Advanced And it is listed under iTunes Media Folder Location at the top of the window. ...
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How do I listen to podcasts on my Apple Watch?

Apple doesn't yet support this out of the box, so you've essentially got two options: Option 1 involves using iTunes on a Mac/PC to change the metadata of your podcasts and adding them to a playlist ...
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How come the Podcast app is hogging so much GPU?

Not an answer, but I was looking for an answer to the same question when I found switching workspaces away from the one with podcasts up dropped GPU utilization. So even with a podcast still playing, ...
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Podcasts Playing Too Fast

Your screenshot is showing the Podcast widget. You can control the speed when you open the app and tap the 1x on the left-side next to Skip Back, see image below.
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Overcast Podcast - how to automatically play next podcast in a playlist?

Click on the podcast, click "All" in the center, and then in the top right click "All..." which brings up the option to "Add # Episodes," and after clicking "Add # Episodes" the continuous play ...
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How do I delete all Podcasts at once in iTunes

In iTunes, go to the Podcasts library (View > Media Kind > Podcasts) and view as Classic List (View > View As > Classic List). Your list of podcasts should then appear in the main window. Select All (...
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How do I show the "Up Next" queue on the iOS 11 Podcasts app?

The iPhone SE doesn't have 3D Touch so there is definitely a different step for you. If you go to the Now Playing screen, swipe up and you'll see the Up Next section. To add next podcasts, you'll need ...
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Find only podcasts from a single country / language

On the Mac in iTunes, on the store podcasts page, click on the country flag at the bottom right hand corner, and then select a store for the country you're interested in. You'll then be able to view ...
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iTunes podcast connect

The issue: You need to accept the Terms & Conditions for the iTunes Store. Why? When you attempt to login to http://PodcastsConnect.apple.com with an Apple ID that has not been authorized for ...
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How do I see unplayed podcasts?

I personally also gave up on podcasts on the Mac. Maybe someone has a great app, but for me using Overcast made my phone / watch always with me and “perfect for this job” so my Mac can take a rest ...
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How to hear just Maps' spoken directions, without triggering music/podcasts?

Found this link: How to Stop iPhone From Auto-Playing Music In Car, that possibly contains a correct solution. Specifically, the 1st solution that says: Disable Autoplay in Car’s Infotainment System ...
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How do I import my old downloaded podcasts into either Apple Music or Podcasts app (in Monterey)?

You are correct in your assumption that the new Podcast app doesn't support manual import, it's all about the management of external streams now. Regarding your own files, I think that the Media Kind ...
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How do I import my old downloaded podcasts into either Apple Music or Podcasts app (in Monterey)?

From my own looking at this and experimentation (moved from Mojave to Monterey) I think reimport into Music.app is the best option. If you use macOS Music.app column browse to see all with genre "...
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iTunes 12.5.5.5 can no longer delete subscribed podcasts

Just click the podcast and press, "delete" (backspace) I experienced the same issue, removing the podcast from the menu did nothing.
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How can i segment iTunes podcast on the basis of chapter

To produce podcasts with chapters, I have found I need to use GarageBand(GB). It supports creating podcasts with chapters. You will need to open each mp3 in GB and manually edit and set up the ...
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Podcast speed - Can't find adjust button

Here it is]1 In Podcasts native app this option is not very accurate, by the way.
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Why is my podcast validating correctly but getting rejected by iTunes?

Well, it looks like the problem may have been related to http vs https. I found this interesting note on Apple's "Podcast best practices" page at https://help.apple.com/itc/podcasts_connect/#/...
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Overcast Podcast - how to automatically play next podcast in a playlist?

Start playing a podcast and once it's playing, click on PLAYBACK in the lower left corner. That will give you the option to play next or stop.
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Podcasts App Crashing On Startup

Sure you have solved your problem since August but maybe the solution is going to Settings - Podcasts and turn off Podcasts Sync. Then open the app, check all is ok, and go to Settings to turn on ...
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