When Google first launched its personal Podcasts app again in 2018, it was a fairly bare-bones affair. Since then, nonetheless, the corporate has continued to iterate and add enhancements, and the app managed to surpass 50 million downloads this month. The most recent replace permits one thing that energy customers have been asking for since day one: the power so as to add podcasts by way of customized RSS feeds.
The characteristic must be dwell now on the cell app and on the net, permitting customers to view and subscribe to podcasts by manually getting into the RSS feed hyperlink. As a way to attempt it out for your self, hit Exercise within the backside navbar after which head to the Subscriptions tab. From there, merely faucet the three dots within the high proper and select the “Add by RSS feed” possibility.
It is easy so as to add your individual podcast feeds — as soon as you already know the place to go.
Issues are a bit less complicated on the net, the place you may simply must click on the menu on the high left for “Add by RSS feed” to look. Google says that after you’ve got added an RSS feed, the present will seem proper alongside others to which you are subscribed.
Whereas Google Podcasts nonetheless has a methods to go earlier than it could absolutely compete with opponents like Pocket Casts and Podcast Addict that supply extra superior controls and options, it is a step in the proper route that makes Google’s answer a bit higher at fulfilling the necessities of extra customers. If you happen to discover you are still unable so as to add customized RSS feeds, be sure to have the newest model of the Google app from APK Mirror or the Play Retailer, since that homes the purposeful elements of the Podcasts app.