How to subscribe to podcasts on Spotify

Spotify is one of the most popular streaming platforms globally with over 70 million tracks available. Music is not the only thing you’ll find on this streaming service, you can also catch up on your favourite podcasts and follow them without missing a single episode. Spotify is the perfect place for someone who loves music and podcasts. Today, we’ll show you how to subscribe to podcasts on Spotify for different devices.

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Podcasts are available in all Spotify app versions. Progress in episodes is also synced across devices, which is very convenient. Episodes can also be downloaded to mobile devices for offline listening.

How to subscribe to podcasts on Spotify for iPhone, iPad and Android.

The Spotify app looks the same across iPhoneiPad, and Android. You can follow these steps for whichever device you have.

Open the app on your device and tap the “Search” tab.

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Enter the search box at the top and type the name of a podcast.

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Look for the result labeled “Podcast” and select it.

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Tap the “Follow” button to subscribe to the podcast.

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With these simple instructions, you are now a subscriber of the podcast! New episodes will show up in the “Podcasts” section of your library.

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How to subscribe to podcasts on Spotify on the desktop

The Spotify desktop experience works similarly across WindowsMacLinux, and the Web Player.

First, open the app or visit Spotify’s website. On Windows and Mac, click the search bar at the top of the window. With the web player, you’ll need to go to the “Search” page first

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Enter the name of the podcast you’re looking for and select the result labeled “Podcast.”

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Click the “Follow” button on the show landing page.

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You are now subscribed to the podcast! New episodes will show up in the “Podcasts” section of your library.


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