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How to listen to a podcast

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Listening to podcasts, or audio programs, is simple and free if you have access to the internet. All you have to do is choose a podcast application and then sample from the thousands of podcasts made around the world. All podcasts are free, and you can listen to them with most any podcast application on your smartphone or computer. Here's how.

On a website

The simplest way to listen to a podcast is on a web browser, such as Safari, Chrome or Firefox. You can do this from your computer or a mobile browser on your phone.

On your iPhone or iPad

If you’re an iPhone user, use the Apple Podcasts app to listen to podcasts. It comes pre-loaded on your iPhone, and — like all podcast apps — it’s free to use.

On your Android phone