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2 Ways to Listen to iTunes Podcasts on Android

By Emily Watson, Tuesday, July 23, 2019

If you get an iTunes link of a podcast you are interested in, you can easily listen to this podcast on your PC, Mac or iPhones using iTunes or Podcasts app. But what if you are an Android user? Is there any possible way to listen to iTunes podcasts on Android?

The answer is yes. One of the simplest ways to listen to iTunes podcasts on Android is to use a piece of transfer software – FonePaw DoTrans, which can help you transfer podcasts from iTunes to Android device easily. If you don't want to download software to your computer, you can also use your Android device to download or listen to iTunes podcasts from websites. Here are the details of these two methods.


1. Listen to iTunes Podcasts on Android Using DoTrans

DoTrans serves as a data transfer tool among iOS, Android and Windows PC. It deals with contacts, photos, music, and videos, etc. With the help of DoTrans, you can move iTunes podcasts to your Android device and listen to Apple podcasts on your Android easily. Before doing the following steps, make sure to download DoTrans on your PC first.

Download

Step 1: Launch iTunes on your computer. Select Podcasts in the dropdown list as the left arrow indicates, and then type the podcasts name into the search box in the top-right corner and hit enter.

Search Podcast on iTunes


Step 2: When iTunes shows the search results, find the podcast you want and click Get on the right end of the podcast. After that, the podcast will be downloaded to your computer automatically.

Get Podcast on iTunes


Step 3: Launch DoTrans and connect your Android device to PC. DoTrans will detect your device.

Connect Android


Step 4: Select the Music option on the left sidebar. Click the "+" icon, find the podcast you have downloaded and click Open. (path: C:\Users\Administrator\Music\iTunes\iTunes Media\Podcasts\)

Add Music to Android Device


Add iTunes Podcast to Android


Step 5: Now the podcast has been copied to your Android device. You can open it with any music player on your Android device.

Add Musice Successfully

Tip: If you have an iPhone, you can download podcasts in the Podcasts app in iPhone, and then connect both your iPhone and Android device to DoTrans to transfer podcasts from iPhone to Android without using iTunes. Select, right-click the podcasts you have downloaded on your iPhone, and choose Export to Device > your Android device.

Connect Android and iPhone


Exporting Podcast from iPhone to Android


2. Play/Download iTunes Podcasts on Android from Website

You can also play and download iTunes podcasts on Android on the web without using extra software or podcast apps.

Compared with using iTunes and DoTrans, it is more convenient for Android users to listen to Apple podcasts on the web, for example, you don't want a computer to transfer your podcasts when you are taking a walk.

On the other hand, you can use DoTrans to transfer every podcast you download from iTunes while not every podcast is available on the web.

Besides, with DoTrans you can listen to iTunes podcasts offline while to listen to podcasts on the web, you need to make sure the internet is connected on Android phone all the time.


Here is how to listen to iTunes podcasts on Android from the web.

Step 1: Open the iTunes podcast link you get in a web browser on your Android device.

Step 2: When the iTunes Preview page appears, select the episode you are interested in and tap play, and then you can listen to it on your Android online.

iTunes Podcast on Android from Web


Step 3: Some podcasts online are available for download. If download links are provided, you can also download the podcasts to your Android device and listen to them offline on your Android.


Tip: There are some Podcasts apps for Android such as Google Podcasts App, RadioPublic, Pocket Casts, and BeyondPod, etc. Many iTunes podcasts are possibly available on these Podcasts apps. Give these apps a try and maybe they will surprise you.

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