Podcasts

Listen to your favorite podcasts, and discover many more among the thousands of shows on Spotify.

  • Get recommended and featured shows.
  • Save the podcasts you like. New episodes are then automatically saved for you.
  • Save podcasts offline for when you don’t have an internet connection (Premium-only).

Note: While Spotify doesn’t play ads that interrupt the music listening experience of Premium subscribers, some podcasts may have third-party advertising or sponsorship messages within their episodes.

Pick your device below to find out how to use podcasts on Spotify.

Find and play

  1. Tap Search .
  2. Under Browse All, tap Podcasts.
  3. Browse featured podcast episodes, or scroll down to browse by category.
  4. Select a podcast to view its page and all available episodes.
  5. Tap  to start listening.

Save and download

  • Tap FOLLOW on the podcast page to save it to Podcasts in Your Library
  • Find podcasts you follow in Your Library, in the Shows tab. New episodes of those podcasts automatically appear in the Episodes tab.
  • Tap FOLLOWING on the podcast page to unfollow it.

If you have Premium, you can download podcasts too!

More play controls

Find these options in the Now Playing view.

  • Tap  to control the play speed.
  • Tap  to skip forward 15 seconds, or tap  to rewind 15 seconds.
  • Tap  to share with your friends and to your social channels.
  • Tap  (iOS)  (Android) in the top-right of the podcast page, or to the right of an episode title, to:
    • Get more information about the podcast or episode.
    • Download episodes for offline listening. 
    • Share with your friends and to your social channels.
    • Add it to your Play Queue.
  • Tap  on the podcast page to sort and filter episodes.

Find and play

  1. Click Browse  in the menu on the left.
  2. Click PODCASTS.
  3. Browse featured podcast episodes, or scroll down to browse by category.
  4. Hover over the cover art and click the play button  to start listening, or click the podcast title to see more episodes.

Save

  • Tap FOLLOW on the podcast page to save it to Podcasts in Your Library
  • Tap FOLLOWING on the podcast page to unfollow it.

More play controls

Find these options in the Now Playing view.

  • Tap  to control the play speed.
  • Tap  to skip forward 15 seconds, or tap  to rewind 15 seconds.

Find and play

  1. Click Home .
  2. Click PODCASTS.
  3. Browse featured podcast episodes, or scroll down to browse by category.
  4. Hover over the cover art and click the play button  to start listening, or click the podcast title to see more episodes.

Save

  • Click SAVE TO YOUR LIBRARY on the podcast page to save.
  • Find podcasts you save in Your Library, in the PODCASTS tab. 
  • To remove a podcast, click REMOVE FROM YOUR LIBRARY.

More play controls

In the Now Playing view, click  to skip forward 15 seconds, or click  to rewind 15 seconds.

Last updated: 06 September, 2019