Don’t have time to watch T.V.? Or are you just tired of the usual dramas and reality shows? You just want to go back during the time that you can just sit back and listen to radio dramas and intellectual conversations over the radio while driving or while studying. You don’t have to worry! Spotify has the answer for you…
What is a Podcast?
Podcasts are “on-demand internet radio talks”. The term “Podcast” was coined from the words “Pod”, which refers to iPod devices, and “Cast”, which was from “Broadcast”. Podcasts are radio talks that you can listen to anywhere and anytime!
Podcasts can be categorized in various topics. It can be conversations of people or dramas that are really fun, intriguing, and beautifully made. It can also be, educational, or a documentary.
Aside from songs, Spotify also has Podcasts that you can certainly follow! Found something you’re interested in? Check these simple steps:
For Spotify Premium!
1. Tap to open Spotify.
2. Tap “Browse”.
3. Select Podcasts.
- Scroll down to browse through “Featured Podcasts”, “Featured Episodes”, “All Podcasts”, and “Categories”.
4. Tap on a title to view all the episodes. Tap to “Follow”.
- You can now listen to the Podcast!
For Spotify Non-Premium
Not a premium user but you still want to listen and follow some Podcasts? Here’s what you can do:
1. Go to your “Library”.
2. Go to the “Podcast” tab.
3. Tap “Browse”.
4. Browse through the featured episodes or titles.
5. Tap “on the heart” and the podcast will be saved to “Your Library”.
- You can now enjoy listening to the Podcast.
By tapping you will be able to:
1.“Download” the Podcast episode and listen to it offline.
2. Share your new favorite Podcast to your social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Story, etc.).
3. Visit the Podcast page and see all the episodes.
4. Set the audio to stop in 5 minutes, 10 minutes, or one hour. The “Sleep timer” was part of Spotify’s latest update.
Doing it the retro way!
Listening to podcast is a fun way to relax. You can listen while doing your chores, working, and even studying! Podcasts are really a mixture of portable and fun, you can even share it with your friends. It’s like living as though TVs and other devices do not exist! Ready to have a new hobby? Listen and wait for episodes, and have as many favorite Podcasts as you can with Spotify!