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Everything you need to know about podcasts.
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SBS Radio

6 Apr 2017 - 3:49 PM  UPDATED 9 Aug 2021 - 3:20 PM

What is a podcast?

Podcasts are on-demand audio content. You can listen to a podcast on your smartphone, smart speaker, tablet or computer. SBS has a range of podcasts in over 60 languages.

How do I listen to podcasts?

The easiest way to listen to a podcast is using your smartphone.

The SBS Radio App is simple to use and easy to download. It's available for free in the App Store and Google Play

The three main podcast apps are Apple Podcasts (available only on Apple devices), Google Podcasts and Spotify.

Search for a podcast you want to listen to by its title, eg. SBS News In Easy English. You can choose which episodes to download and if you follow the podcast, your phone will show you new episodes as they are made available. You can choose to receive notifications about new episodes if you like, too.

What’s so great about podcasts?

Podcasts offer a wealth of content from around the world. There is a huge range of podcasts available, which means you’re sure to find some that interest you. You can listen to them whenever and wherever suits you best. SBS has news podcasts in English and over 60 other languages, as well as entertainment, sport and much more.