To all those who are using Apple iPhones and iPads and are a fan of podcasts, here’s a suggestion to follow. You can use an Apple Podcasts app to find and listen to shows on topics such as news, politics, comedy, music, and more. And once you find a show of choice, just like it and follow it as it gets added to the library and helps you listen to it in leisure. Once you like it and add it to a library, you can get notified about the latest updates about the show and follow all the new episodes that are being added to the show as time goes on.
Some shows offer exclusive content to those who subscribed to them by paying a sum and they can enjoy news releases and content without ad disturbances along with some goodies as merchandise.
How to find podcasts on the Apple Podcasts app
- If you type content by name, person, or artist name, you can find the search bar at the bottom right and then type in the content.
- The Discover new Shows feature allows the follow-up to new content and even editorial collections.
- One can also add shows by URL by typing the Library feature and then entering the URL into the ‘Add a show’ tab.
What to do if a friend shares a podcast via SMS
Just click on the SMS link and you can listen to or view the shared podcast provided the friend is on your phone contact list and you should turn on the ‘Shared with You’ feature in the messaging app settings.
How to find podcasts on iPad and iPhone
Simply open the Podcasts app and then use the browser or search bar and find the shows of your choice. If you tap on the show, an info page appears and lets you know all the details about the content. Hit follow tab and you can start following the show.
How to Unfollow a podcast on iPhone or iPad
Open the Podcasts app and then go to the library feature and tap shows. It will show all those which you are following. Just click on the info page and tap on the MORE button to Unfollow show.
Selecting an order to play podcasts is also easy
Just open the podcasts app, go to the library and then tap shows to go into the information page. Then access the MORE button and from there you can select Oldest to Newest option or Newest to Oldest option to customize the way the podcasts are being played.
Filtering of Seasons and Episodes
Filtering the seasons and episodes is also easy and can be done from the information page that is in the Library tab. You can tap the Seasons or Episodes page and select a filter.
The speed of the Apple Podcast show can also be controlled
Whenever you are listening to a podcast show, tap the mini-player option that is at the bottom of the screen and check the audio controls from where you can control the Playback Speed of the content.
Opting for a sleep time in the podcast episode
After a hectic day, we listen to podcasts for entertainment. But if you get into bed and then listen to the content, there is a high probability that you can fall asleep at any time and the podcast play will not stop and will eventually waste all the resources. To counter this situation, you can use the sleep timer button switches off the content access after a specific period.
NOTE- If you cannot find a solution to the above-described steps, then please update your device software with the latest and repeat the steps on the Apple Podcasts App. As sometimes software glitches can also lead to troubles.