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  • Mark Wakely

How to listen to a podcast

This is so easy, you can listen to podcasts on your smartphone, tablet, computer, or even smart speakers. There are several podcast apps available for different platforms. Some popular options include Apple Podcasts (iOS), Google Podcasts (Android), Spotify, Stitcher, Overcast, and Pocket Casts. Choose the app that suits your device and personal preferences. Go to the app store (e.g., the App Store for iOS or the Google Play Store for Android) and search for the podcast app you've chosen. Download and install your choice on your device then open it. You may need to create an account or sign in using your existing account. Most of these apps have a search function that allows you to find podcasts by name, topic, or host. Enter the name of a specific podcast you want to listen to or browse through different categories or popular shows to find something that interests you. Once you find a podcast you want to listen to, click on its title or cover art to open the podcast's page. On the page, you'll see a list of available episodes You can simply select an episode you want to listen to or, if it's a serialized podcast, you might want to start with the first episode. Once you've decided where to start, simply click on the play button and enjoy listening. You can pause, rewind, or fast to any point in the show. Many podcast apps also allow you to download episodes for offline listening, so you can enjoy them when you don't have an internet connection.

If you enjoy a podcast, consider subscribing to it. Subscribing ensures that new episodes are automatically downloaded or added to your library when they're released. You can also explore recommendations, top charts, or search for other podcasts in the app to discover more content.

That's it! You're now ready to start listening to podcasts and explore a wide range of topics and shows that interest you. So, enjoy your podcast listening experience!

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