The latest news about Apple Podcasts and podcast providers.
January 31, 2019
Podcast Analytics now offers the option to download your show and episode data. Siri can help listeners find and subscribe to your show in Apple Podcasts, so spread the word on your website, in your newsletter, and wherever else you communicate with your audience
December 19, 2018
More detailed reasons for show rejections are now included in My Podcasts. Podcasts submitted between December 21, 2018 and January 2, 2019 should anticipate additional review time.
November 12, 2018
We are investigating reports of steep consumption declines in Site Manager reporting. We've also released a Holiday submission schedule to help you plan your submissions accordingly.
September 26, 2018
Find out what it takes to grow your audience. Apple Podcasts Marketing Best Practices offers tips and tools used by big-name shows and indies alike. Help your podcast sound its best on HomePod and on Apple Podcasts with our new Podcasts Authoring Best Practices.
September 4, 2018
Coming this fall, listeners can stream any podcast using Siri and play their favorite podcasts on Apple Watch Series 3 using Apple Podcasts app. Watch the Apple Podcasts session from WWDC 2018 to learn more about updates to the Apple Podcasts app for iOS 12.
July 18, 2018
Access Podcasts Analytics Beta to understand listener engagement, distribution, content performance, and more. Review our best practices to improve the discoverability of your shows. A secure podcast feed with an SSL certificate will be required in the future.
December 20, 2017
Podcasts submitted between December 20, 2017 and January 3, 2018 should anticipate additional review time. As a reminder, we've updated the Apple Podcasts specification to support new features in iOS 11.
November 28, 2016
To prepare for the winter season, we're adjusting our deadlines for Podcast submissions. We've also added information about App Store content disputes and our Affiliate Program.
July 19, 2016
We've put together a few best practices for marketing your podcast on Twitter. Engage with your audience by including links and using mentions to create conversation.
February 10, 2016
We've improved our email support for podcast providers to make for a better, helpful experience for partners. We've also added support for HTTPS for podcast episodes, artwork files, and XML.