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  1. What is a podcast?

    … A podcast is an edited piece of content which can be a complete … as a series. Not every radio programme is available as a podcast. You can listen to or download podcasts for free on … at your leisure.  You can also subscribe to receive a podcast, rather like you might subscribe to a magazine and …

  2. How do I subscribe to a podcast?

    … There are several ways of subscribing to a podcast depending on the device you're using.   Subscribe on … on a computer using an RSS feed You can subscribe to a podcast by using an RSS feed. RSS feeds allow you to stay updated when something new, like a podcast, becomes available. To be able to subscribe, your …

  3. How do I unsubscribe from a podcast?

    … How to unsubscribe from a podcast will depend on the software or feed reader that you … BBC Sounds app? Go to the Subscribed section Select the podcast you'd like to unsubscribe from Tap the Subscribed button This will unsubscribe you from that podcast, and you'll then see the option to subscribe to it …

  4. How do I download a podcast episode on my computer?

    … You can download individual episodes of a podcast to your computer. All episodes are MP3 audio files. Here's how to download an individual podcast episode onto your computer: Firstly, find the podcast episode you'd like to download. Check our How do I …

  5. Can I transfer podcasts to another device?

    … Yes, if you download a podcast on your computer or laptop, or from the BBC Sounds … an MP3 player, disc, or memory stick. This is because the podcast is saved as a file to the device you download it on, … downloaded on the BBC Sounds app.   How do I transfer a podcast from my computer to my second device? Each device …

  6. What should I do if I'm having problems with my podcast subscription?

    … podcasts through BBC Sounds, try: Unsubscribing from the podcast and re-subscribing Following the troubleshooting … to resolve the problem If you’re using a third-party podcast subscription service or app, unfortunately we're … to offer support. However, if you're having trouble with podcast subscriptions: Contact the manufacturer of your …

  7. Will my podcasts download automatically while I'm away on holiday?

    … subscribed to podcasts on your computer, most pieces of podcast software check podcast feeds regularly and will download any new episodes … computer is on, connected to the internet, and that your podcast software is running. We understand that this may not …

  8. How long are podcasts available for?

    … It depends on the podcast: The majority of podcasts are available on the … or in the app for either 30 days or indefinitely Some podcast episodes may disappear after seven days - this is for … felt that the episodes might go out of date quickly Some podcast series may be made available for the duration of a …

  9. Can I download radio programmes on my computer?

    … is that you can download podcasts . When you download a podcast, it's yours to keep for as long as you like. Check our How do I download a podcast episode on my computer? page for advice on how to do …