How to add a podcast to your iPhone or iPad

Podcasts are growing in popularity, and free access, curated content, and convenient delivery are some of what is attracting new listeners to tune in. However, when you're first getting started, finding and adding a podcast to your iOS device may not be as intuitive as one would think.

Never fear! Adding a podcast to your iOS device (i.e. iPhone or iPad) can be done quickly and easily using the specific “Podcasts” app. Here are some step-by-step instructions on how to download our podcast to your iOS device.

Expert Tip! There is an easy way to skip steps 1-3 below.  Just open a browser app on your iPhone or iPad (Safari or Chrome, for example) and visit this webpage: http://digitalhealthtoday.com/itunes.   It will automatically open your podcast app and deliver you at step 4 below.

 

ios9-podcasts-app-tile1. Unlock your phone and open the “Podcasts” app (purple icon shown here). This app is installed as a part of the operating system, so it should already be on your phone even if you haven't specifically added it. If you can't locate the app, just swipe down on the screen to bring up the search function. Type the word “Podcasts”. Alternatively, if you like to use Siri, you can simply ask Siri to “open the podcast app”.

 

search-button2. Next, click on the search icon. This is the magnifying glass in the bottom right corner of the screen

3. In the text field that appears at the top of the screen, type the words “digital health today”. Select “Digital Health Today” from the options that appear below the text field.

4. You will then see a screen that looks similar to this. Individual “Podcast Episodes” appear at the top of the page, and the complete series appears in the lower half of the screen. Other podcasts which may have included the words “digital health” may also be displayed on this screen. Tap the large “Digital Health Today” icon which is listed below the heading “Podcasts”.

5. Click on the purple “SUBSCRIBE” button on the right side of the screen.  This option will fade to gray when you've been subscribed.

download-button6. Almost done! Now just click on the download icon
next to each episode to load the podcasts onto your device.

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If you still have questions about podcasting, you can see more information on the Apple website by clicking here.

Now you can listen and enjoy!  To share the podcast with others, simply select the sharing icon in the top right of the podcast page.  To leave an honest review, simply click on the ‘Reviews' tab.  You can ‘Like' us on Facebook, and also give us a rating.  If you do decide to leave a review, please visit this review page and follow the steps there so that I can send you a small thank you gift.

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