Apple Podcasts

Endless topics.
Endlessly engaging.

Explore an incredibly diverse collection of entertaining and informative podcasts.
Dive deep into what interests you most, from insightful interviews to groundbreaking series. And enjoy it all on a platform designed for listeners and creators.

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Millions of podcasts

on topics for everyone.

Personalized discovery
with easy ways to search.

Powerful playback controls
to customize your listening.

Subscriptions that deliver

more from your favorite shows.

Seamless listening across
all your Apple devices.

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For every passion.

Immerse yourself in stories that will challenge your mind and capture your heart. Explore new interests and stay on top of what’s trending. Our global catalog features leading voices on the topics you care about — from the biggest names to independent creators.


With personalized recommendations based on what you already listen to, you’ll get more shows catering to your tastes than ever before.

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Unlock ad-free listening, bonus content, unreleased episodes, and more subscriber-only benefits from your favorite shows and creators.1 You can also connect your subscriptions from select apps on the App Store — as well as Apple News+ and Apple Music — to access all your premium audio content in one place.

Catch up on
your commute.

CarPlay lets you listen seamlessly from your iPhone in your car, bringing the same in‑depth experience to your vehicle’s built‑in controls.2 You can even ask Siri to play the latest episode or control playback. And Apple Podcasts comes preinstalled in select car models.

Go ahead, put your feet up — you can access anything and everything you want to hear on Apple Podcasts just by asking Siri.

Transcripts puts it all in writing.

Read along as you listen to the podcasts you love, or view the full text by itself. Easily search to find your favorite moments and tap any paragraph to jump to that point in the episode.3

Stories that go

All your Apple devices come ready to play every podcast on the app — so whether you’re driving or jogging or cooking, you can keep the conversation going. You can even download shows to your Apple Podcasts library and listen offline.






Apple Watch

Apple TV

More places to listen.

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Questions? Answers.

  • Apple Podcasts is the best app for finding, following, and listening to millions of the world’s most popular podcasts. And you can easily discover new shows through expert curation and personalized recommendations.

  • Apple Podcasts is already installed on all your favorite Apple devices. You can also listen with CarPlay, on a variety of smart speakers, and on select car systems.

  • CarPlay lets you connect your iPhone to your car’s built-in display and is available in over 800 different models. CarPlay makes it easy to access Apple Podcasts on your vehicle’s touchscreen or with Siri. Apple Podcasts also comes preinstalled in select cars.

  • Apple Podcasts offers millions of shows completely free. And some publishers offer premium shows, episodes, and channels that can be purchased through a monthly or annual subscription.

  • Apple Podcasts Subscriptions is a global marketplace for you to discover premium subscriptions offered by your favorite creators. As part of your premium subscription, you get access to a variety of benefits curated by creators, such as access to additional content, ad-free listening, and early or exclusive access to new series.

  • Apple Podcasts automatically recognizes eligible subscriptions from the App Store and adds the corresponding episodes to your Apple Podcasts library. You can also connect your subscriptions manually by signing in to your account from an app’s channel page in Apple Podcasts.

  • All your subscriptions are managed in your account settings. In Apple Podcasts on iPhone and iPad, tap your profile on the Listen Now tab and select Manage Subscriptions. In System Settings on Mac, click Apple ID, then click Media & Purchases and select Subscriptions > Manage. For each subscription, you can switch from monthly to annual if it is offered. If you do not want to renew your subscription, you must cancel it at least a day before the renewal date. If you cancel, you can still access your subscription until the date displayed on the screen.

  • When you subscribe to a podcast, 70 percent of your subscription fee (minus applicable taxes) goes directly to the creator. Creators’ net revenue increases to 85 percent (minus applicable taxes) after a subscriber accumulates one year of paid service. Creators set the price for monthly or annual subscriptions, which include ad-free listening, early access, additional episodes, and more. 100 percent of other podcast revenue — including any ad revenue — goes to the creator.

  • Of course. You can share your Apple Podcasts subscriptions with up to five people through Family Sharing.4

  • Yes. You can download any podcast episode and listen to it offline. New episodes from shows you follow will be automatically downloaded. And you can find all your downloaded episodes in your library in the Downloaded section.

  • You sure can. If you want to create your own show and publish it on Apple Podcasts, check out the resources available at

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