Do you love listening to podcasts for learning and entertainment? We can always learn something when we hear comments and information exchanges from experts in various fields. A podcast is an effective way to be entertained and disseminate information to followers who would rather listen to you speak than read your articles.
However, podcast shows are available online, which means you need to have a reliable Internet network connection to play and listen to them. There are live podcast episodes on streaming services that you can tune in on a regular schedule. But what if you do not always have an Internet connection?
You do not have to miss out on any interesting podcast episodes. Now, you can download a Podcast episode for offline listening on your Android phone or iPhone. Whenever you have a reliable WiFi or data Internet connection, download and save podcast episodes that you want to play on your device and listen to them later.
How to Download and Save Podcasts for Offline Listening on Android Mobile Device
- On your Android mobile device, open the Google Podcasts app.
- Select the podcast episode you want to download and save for listening offline on your phone.
- Tap the Arrow icon next to it.
To access your downloaded podcast episode, head over to the Library section. Go to Downloads and select the podcast you want to play. To remove the podcast episode, head over to the Downloads section in your Library. Tap the three-dotted icon, and select Remove all, Remove 7+ days old, or Remove played.
How to Download Podcast Episodes on iPhone or iPad to Listen Offline
- On your iPhone or iPad, launch the Podcasts app.
- Search for the podcast you want to download and save on your iOS device.
- Open the podcast and look for the episode you want to download.
- Tap the three-dotted icon next to it.
- Select Download Episode.
You can find your offline podcasts under the Library section and on the Downloaded option. If you want to remove the episode, tap the three-dotted icon and select Remove Download.
Listening to Podcasts Offline using Third-Party Apps
There are hundreds of podcast apps where you can listen to your favorite episodes or download them offline. Some podcast apps are free of charge but with in-app purchases, while others require a monthly subscription. If you do not want to hassle yourself, you can always stick to the Podcasts app or Google Podcasts.
How is your offline listening experience with podcasts? You can tell your story with us in the comment section below.