Check Your Podcast Status
As you validate, submit, and manage your podcast, Podcasts Connect displays the current status of your podcast.
|Active||Your podcast was approved and is available on Apple Podcasts.
New podcasts become searchable on Apple Podcasts within 24 hours of approval.
|Delete Pending||Your podcast is in the process of being deleted.
You can’t undo this action. After this is processed, the show will no longer be visible on your Podcasts Connect dashboard.
|Error||There is a technical issue with your podcast RSS feed. For example, the podcast RSS feed contains invalid XML or our system failed to connect to the server where it’s hosted.
Click the error status in the My Podcasts dashboard to see more details. Work with your hosting provider to resolve the error and resubmit the RSS feed.
|Failed Review||Your podcast failed review.
Apple can reject a podcast submission for a variety of reasons. Address the issue by following our content guidelines and resubmit the podcast RSS feed.
|Failed Validation||Your podcast RSS feed failed validation.
This can be due to a variety of technical reasons. For example, the podcast artwork doesn’t meet the minimum requirements, your RSS feed doesn’t include one of the required tags, or our system failed to connect to the server where the RSS feed is hosted.
Review the specific validation errors and work with your hosting provider to resolve them.
|Hidden||Your podcast is currently hidden and it’s not visible on Apple Podcasts.|
|Prepared for Submission||Your show RSS feed passed validation and Podcasts Connect is preparing to submit your feed for review.
Note: This status appears only on the new podcast page.
|Rejected||Your podcast was rejected and can’t be resubmitted for review.
Apple may reject a podcast for a variety of reasons such as copyright violations or offensive content.
If rejected, you can’t delete the podcast.
|Scheduled for Delete||Your podcast is in the process of being deleted.|
|Scheduled for Hide||Your podcast is in the process of being hidden.|
|Scheduled for Refresh||Your podcast is in the process of being refreshed.|
|Submitted for Review||Your podcast was successfully submitted for review.
This process may take five business days.
|Scheduled for Unhide||Your podcast is in the process of being unhidden.|
|Scheduled for Update||Podcasts Connect is preparing to update your RSS feed URL.
When you change your RSS feed URL and save your podcast, Podcasts Connect updates and refreshes your podcast. Depending on your artwork and number of episodes, updating all content in your podcast might take awhile.