For a while, podcasts were linked with Apple devices in the popular consciousness, mostly because it was simple to connect podcasts with the original Apple iPod. However, the truth is that no mobile platform has a claim to podcasts, and almost all podcasts you see on the iPhone’s Apple Podcasts application is also available for Android. See How To Listen To Apple Podcasts On My Android Device:
How Can I Listen To Podcasts On Android Using Google Podcasts?
The simplest way to listen to podcasts is by subscribing to them in a podcast application. Google Podcasts or any 3rd-party podcast application like Stitcher, Pocket Casts, and Spotify can be used. Just adhere to these instructions:
- If you wish to try the official Google Podcasts application, install Google Podcasts from the Play Store.
- You can access the “Explore” page, but to find a particular podcast, click the search bar way up on the page and type in the name of the podcast you are searching for.
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- In the search results, click the podcast you wish to listen to.
- The next page is home to an entry for the show itself at the top of the page, followed by a list of standalone episodes and other results. Click the entry for the podcast way up on the page.
- If you wish to subscribe to the show, which will instantly download the most recent episode to your device when it is available, click “Subscribe.”
- To listen to a particular episode, swipe through the list of episodes and click “Play” for the one you wish to hear.
How Can I Listen To Podcasts On Android From A Website?
If going via Google Podcasts and subscribing to shows will be too stressful for you, you can also listen to a podcast straight from your mobile web browser. If you are not aware, several (but not all) podcasts can actually be streamed from the host’s site. Just adhere to these instructions:
- In a browser on your Android phone, access the webpage that contains the podcast. You might have to search for it. For instance, searching for “NPR podcast” will lead you straight to npr.com/podcasts.
- Browse for the podcast show or episode you wish to listen to.
- Click “Play” or “Listen” to start streaming it to your device.
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That is that.