Listen to podcasts with Google Podcasts

You can find and listen to podcasts with Google Podcasts Google podcasts.

If you're signed in to your Google Account, your listening progress syncs across your other signed in devices.

On your iPhone or iPad, you can:

  • Download the Google Podcasts app on iTunes.
  • Ask your Google Assistant to play a specific podcast.
  • Search for a podcast in your Google app Google Search or on google.com.

Find & subscribe to podcasts

You can find your subscriptions at the top of Google Podcasts. To unsubscribe from a podcast, open it and tap Subscribed.

Get specific podcasts

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Google Podcasts Google podcasts.
  2. Tap Search Search.
  3. Enter the podcast’s name.
  4. Tap the podcast and then Subscribe.

Discover more podcasts

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Google Podcasts Google podcasts.
  2. Tap Search Search.
  3. You’ll get recommendations.
    • Optional: Choose a podcast genre. At the top, tap on a category, like Comedy.

Find an episode of a subscribed podcast

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Google Podcasts Google podcasts.
  2. To find:
    • All available episodes of a podcast: Tap the podcast.
    • Episode details: Tap the episode name.
    • In-progress or downloaded episodes: At the bottom, tap Activity Activity.
    • New Episodes: At the bottom, tap Home Home.
To return to the main page, at the bottom left, tap Home Home.

Play an episode of a podcast

  1. By the episode, tap Play Play. If you’re on a details page, tap Play episode.
  2. The playing episode shows at the bottom of your screen.
  3. For more controls, at the bottom of your screen, tap the playing episode. You can pause, move forward or back, change speed, shorten silences and Set sleep timer.

Manage your queue

Add an episode to your queue

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Google Podcasts Google podcasts.
  2. Next to any episode, tap Add to queue Add to playlist.
    • Items in your queue will have Added to queue Added to playlist next to them.

Remove episodes from your queue

  1. On your iPhone or IPad, open Google Podcasts Google podcasts.
  2. At the bottom, tap Activity Activity and then Your queue.
  3. To remove:
    • A single episode: Next to the episode, tap Added to queue Added to playlist.
    • All episodes: At the top, tap More More and then Clear your queue.

Change the order of your queue

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Google Podcasts Google podcasts.
  2. At the bottom, tap Activity Activity and then Your queue.
  3. Next to the episode, touch and hold Move Move, then drag it where you want.

Listen to podcasts on another Google Account

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Google Podcasts Google podcasts.
  2. At the top right, tap your profile picture or initial.
  3. Tap Add another account or choose the account you want to use.

Listen to podcasts in your car

If you have Apple CarPlay, learn how to listen in your car.

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