Despite the popularity of podcasts today, many people don’t know how to get started listening. Don’t be embarrassed! Ironically, because there are so many different ways to listen, getting started is confusing. Anyone can click on a YouTube video or google a website, but where do you find podcasts? Here are some tutorials.
You can make your own “app” to listen directly from the website.
This 2018 How to Geek article explains what you need to do to listen to podcasts and how to find podcasts you’re interested in.
Google play has so many podcast apps in their store, it can be confusing to know which one to pick. This 2020 Review Geek article rates the top apps.
This 2019 How to Geek article explains how to use the podcast app built-in to apple devices. Apple has updated the screens, but the process is the same.
Audible: How to listen to podcasts on Audible
Audible is an Amazon company. Their help page covers how to listen on both Android and iOS.
Alexa is also part of Amazon. Here is their help page on what voice commands to give Alexa, so you can listen to your favorite podcasts.
Spotify is a relative newcomer to the podcast market. This 2021 How To Geek article explains how to add podcasts to your Spotify listening.
Amazon Echo: How to listen to podcasts on Your Amazon Echo
Using Echo instead of Alexa? This 2017 How To Geek article explains how to access podcasts through Echo using TuneIn.
2019 How to Geek article.
It takes some doing, but this 2020 Podcasts.com article explains how to get podcasts on your Kindle.
After you’ve been listening for awhile, you might also be interested in this article: How to free up space used by the podcasts app on your iphone