Topic outline

  • General

    Android phone:
    Listening to podcasts

    This course is for anyone with an Android phone who wishes to learn how to use their phone to listen to online radio and pre-recorded radio shows, known as podcasts.

    We show you, step-by-step, how to safely download the ABC Listen app, where to find live radio stations to listen to online, how podcasts work and how to download, play and sign up for new episodes of your favourite radio shows. We also look at ways to save your mobile data plan and storage space on your phone with our tips and tricks on how to become a podcast expert.

    What do I need to start this course?

    To get the most from this course, you will need the following:

    • Your Android phone and access to your home Wi-Fi network.
    • A little over 15 minutes to watch the video.
    • Alternatively, you might like to print and follow the steps in our course guide. You can find the guide at the bottom of this page.

    When you're ready to start, scroll down and click or tap the play button on the video.