The functionally of Apple Tv has grown from being a simple itune media player to one of the best iOS communication accessories you can buy. Apple users have been able to stream content and music over wifi through the Podcast App On Apple TV.

Last year Apple released their tvOS 9.2 beta for their new Apple TV. This tvOS 9.2 beta comes with comes with paring Bluetooth keyboards app folders, a new app switcher UI and also a brand new podcast app. The new Podcast App on Apple TV is almost similar to the Podcast app on iOS. This podcast app on Apple TV is pretty well featured too; you can actually manage your podcast settings by feed by episode change very often the episode refreshes on the Apple TV. So it’s pretty on par with the other versions of the Apple’s PodOmatic App or podcasts Apple TV. This app has two major components – the subscriptions and the podcast directory. You will find your favorite subscriptions in this app while syncing your podcast data in iCloud. And of course, this podcast app on Apple TV supports video podcast.

HOW TO SUBSCRIBE PODCAST APP ON APPLE TV

  • First of all open podcast app.
  • Then select the top portion of the screen with your Siri remote.
  • Then click on Featured button at the top
  • Then browse content.
  • Then select a podcast that you want to see.
  • Then at last click on the Subscribe button at the right side below the podcast title.

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But you can listen to any content without subscribing to it.

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HOW DO I LISTEN TO MY PODCAST ON APPLE TV

  • Firstly, open the Podcast app in your Apple TV.
  • Then select the top portion of the screen with your Siri remote.
  • Then click to My Podcasts at the top.
  • Select any podcast you want to listen.
  • Then click the play button.

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Now your podcast will start playing and from the Unplayed section, you can access your subscribed podcast.

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HOW iTunes PODCAST STREAMED ON APPLE TV

  • First of all select TV podcasts from iTunes Store which you want to listen.
  • Then click on the title of an episode to preview a podcast.
  • Then click on the play button very next to the title.
  • To subscribe click on the subscribe button on the podcast page.
  • And then click on the OK button.

HOW TO SYNC PODCAST ON MY IPHONE WITH APPLE TV

  • First of all launch app that contains the podcasts on your iPhone.
  • And then start playing podcast that you want to broadcast to the Apple TV.
  • Then tap the AirPlay button on your iPhone.
  • Then select Apple TV as a source.

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Now, if the podcast app on Apple TV you are using does not have an AirPlay button inbuilt then use universal Airplay button in the Control Centre.

  • First of all launch the podcast app you are using.
  • And then start playing podcast that you want to broadcast to the Apple TV.
  • Then to open the Control Center swipe up from the bottom of the bezel of your iPhone.
  • Then tap the AirPlay button in the middle right.
  • And atlast tap on Apple TV source to which you want to AirPlay.

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One of the biggest drawbacks of this app is that obstruct the playback on iOS device like if you receive a FaceTime call or a short video message the playback on Apple TV will also obstruct.

So, at last, it is good to that Apple has updated their tvOS which supports listening to podcast on Apple TV. Now it’s easier to stay tuned to your favorite digital shows at home.

About the author

Harinder Kaur

Harinder Kaur has completed her M.tech in Computer Sc. & engg. from Kurukshetra University. She has done research on Mobile ad hoc networks as project fellow at SMVD university. She is currently working on her new startup dealorcoupons.com

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