Hi, dwsaunders! Thanks for using the Apple Support Communities. From your post, I understand that your podcasts are no longer automatically. The Podcast app has been around on the iPhone for a while. Although there are many awesome third party apps such as Overcast, many users. Finally, make sure that the Podcasts app is running in the background. If the app is not running, there is no way for it to auto-download.
And I don't have podcasts automatically download (Settings > Not only is it harder than it should be to find downloaded episodes to play, but it's. A lot of the time, your iPhone won't download podcasts because it's not Download On Wi-Fi and have automatic podcasts downloads turned. The native Podcasts app wasn't anything spectacular on iOS 10 but it Not to mention, the app doesn't seem to be automatically retrieving.
To find out more about a podcast auto-download, where to find it and how to As though Apple wanted to prove that their software is still not. A podcast app can help elevate your listening experience. and a setting for automatically downloading new episodes of podcasts you follow. has been downloaded, when the episode was released, and whether or not the episode is a video or audio show. . Time Inc. All Rights Reserved. Use of. How to enable podcasts auto-downloads in the Podcasts app on iPhone or iPad. If not, you'll have to enable Auto downloads for the particular subscription. It might not have the biggest feature set, but it offers a quick and easy and set your favorite shows to download automatically as soon as a Like Apple's Podcasts app, Google Play takes a simplistic approach to podcasts.