How To Use Podcasts - iPad Air

How To Use Podcasts - iPad Air
How To Use Podcasts - iPad Air

Learn how to use podcasts on your iPad Air. Download the free Podcasts app from the App Store, then browse, subscribe to, and play your favorite audio or video podcast on iPad.

Get podcasts

Browse for podcasts.

  • Tap Featured or Top Charts at the bottom of the screen.

Preview or stream an episode.

  • Tap the podcast, then tap an episode.

Search the store.

  • Tap Search at the bottom of the screen.

Download an episode to iPad.

  • Tap Download icon next to the episode.

Get new episodes as they are released.

  • Subscribe to the podcast. If youre browsing Featured podcast or Top Charts, tap the podcast, then tap Subscribe. If youve already downloaded episodes, tap My Podcasts, tap the podcast, tap Settings at the top of the episode list, then turn on Subscription.

Control playback

See podcast info while you listen.

  • Tap the podcast image on the Now Playing screen.

Skip forward or back with greater accuracy.

  • Move your finger toward the top of the screen as you drag the playhead left or right. When youre close to the playback controls, you can scan quickly through the entire episode. When youre close to the top of the screen, you can scan one second at a time.

Organize your podcasts

Pull together episodes from different podcasts.

  • Add episodes to your On-The-Go station. Tap MyStations, tap On-The-Go, then tap Add. Or tap i next to any episode in your library. You can also touch and hold any episode, then tap Add to On-The-Go.

Create a station.

  • Tap My Stations, then tap + .

Change the order of the station list or the podcasts in a station.

  • Tap My Stations, tap Edit above

the station list or the episode list, then drag list icon up or down.

Change the playback order for episodes in a station.

  • Tap the station, then tap Settings.

Rearrange your podcast library.

  • Tap My Podcasts, tap list view in the upper right, tap Edit, then

draglist icon up or down.

List oldest episodes first.

  • Tap My Podcasts, tap a podcast, then tap Settings.

Podcasts settings

  • Go to Settings > Podcasts, where you can:

  • Choose to keep your podcast subscriptions up to date on all your devices.

  • Choose how frequently Podcast checks your subscriptions for new episodes.

  • Have episodes downloaded automatically.

  • Choose whether to keep episodes after you finish them.

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