Google Podcasts

4.5
746K reviews
500M+
Downloads
Content rating
Teen
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About this app

With Google Podcasts, you can play the latest episodes from your favorite shows, explore podcast recommendations just for you, and manage your listening activity.

Discover podcasts that you'll love
• Subscribe and listen to all your favorite podcasts.
• Explore show and episode recommendations just for you.
• Browse popular and trending shows in comedy, news, history, music, business, TV & film, education, health & fitness, technology, arts, science, sports and more.

Customize your listening experience
• Listen at faster playback speeds or skip over silences.
• Queue up episodes for a seamless listening experience.
• Easily keep track of your listening history, downloads and subscriptions.

Listen wherever you are
• Listen on multiple devices – phone, laptop, smart speaker – without losing your place.
• Stream episodes for instant playback or auto-download episodes to listen offline and on the go.
• Discover podcasts using Google Search and Google Assistant.

To find out more, visit our Help Centre: https://support.google.com/websearch/topic/9739148?hl=en-GB&ref_topic=3036132&p=podcasts&visit_id=637190448011338458-2709322194&rd=1
Updated on
Sep 11, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 5 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
Independent security review

Ratings and reviews

4.5
729K reviews
Quincy Dawson
February 20, 2024
This app has a great UI and makes it really easy to see which podcasts have been updated with new episodes. Unfortunately, audio buffers in a weird way. When your phone loses an internet connection, the podcast you're listening to will cut off and start from the beginning. This issue also seems to happen when there is a strong connection too.
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Mike Memmott
January 27, 2024
I've used Google Podcasts for years and really enjoyed it. I tried to migrate to YT Music and it is a horrible product. I end up wasting time navigating in circles, trying to find my downloaded queue and then the podcast turns off when the screen times out. I listen to podcasts while I'm driving, so I need a very simple interface like Google had. I would like to see what other users have found for a Google replacement.
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Sarah Butcher
February 1, 2024
I am so sad this app is ending. It's far superior to YT Music is terrible for podcasts. No other app I've found let's you put things in a queue and play without interruption. I like to dry my list and let it run while I work in my shop. I don't have time to mess with my phone every time an episode ends. Please don't take this app away!
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What's new

Google Podcasts now supports adding podcasts by RSS feed! Open the app and navigate to Activity, and then to the Subscriptions tab. Select the three dots in the top right corner and then "Add by RSS Feed." Once added, the podcast will appear along with your other subscribed shows, including at the top of the Home tab.