How to Listen to Podcasts on Android

Choose Your Platform

Podcasts App

Use the Google Podcasts app on your Android device with the latest version of the software.


Find shows you love, then subscribe to them to find out when new episodes are released. Browse categories like true crime or comedy. Or search for podcasts that mention a specific word or phrase. For example, search for “Halley’s comet” to see shows and episodes in which someone mentioned Halley’s comet. On your Android device, tap the the Search tab at the bottom of the screen.


Browse or search for a show in the Google Podcasts app.Tap or click the show to see its information page. Tap or click Subscribe. Now, new episodes automatically download for free and you’ll get a notification as they become available.

Do More With Podcasts

In the Podcasts app, search for the show, tap or click it, then scroll down to the Ratings & Reviews section. Tap or click Write a Review, or choose how many stars you want to give.