How to Remove Shows and Episodes from Podcasts App on iPhone or iPad

After subscribing to multiple shows and channels on Podcasts app, you come to know about the space crunch on your iPhone and iPad. This requires some clean up. Here is how to delete podcasts and episodes from iPhone and iPad.

In your efforts to seek more knowledge and information, you subscribe to several podcasts on the default iPhone or iPad app. However, this practice of subscribing to a number of shows and channels results into a pile of episodes in the app. You wish you had not subscribed. No worries, friends. You can always delete those podcasts and episodes from your iPhone and iPad.

Note that Podcasts app on your iOS device allows you to remove episodes and entire podcast from the Library. By doing so, you can free up a lot of space on your device if you are using a basic one. Now, let’s go ahead and clear podcast cache on iPhone.

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How to Delete Podcasts Shows and Episodes from iPhone and iPad

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How to Subscribe Shows and Episodes in Podcasts App on iPhone

Step #1. Open Podcasts app on your iOS device.

Open Podcasts App on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on Browse from the bottom menu.

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Tap on Browse in Podcasts App on iPhone

On this screen, you can browse shows according to categories. You can select the show as per your choice.

Step #3. Tap on SUBSCRIBE button below the show name.

Open Show and Tap on Subscribe Shows in iPhone Podcasts App

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A tick mark quickly appears and then disappears on the phone screen, which indicates you have subscribed to the show.

Alternatively, you can tap on three dots seen below the show name. When a menu swipes up from the bottom, tap on Subscribe option.

Tap on Hamburger icon and Select Subscribe in Podcasts App on iPhone

How to Unsubscribe from Podcasts Shows and Episodes on iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Launch Podcasts app on your iPhone/iPad and open Library.

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Open Podcasts App on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on three dots below show’s name you have subscribed.

Tap on Hamburger icon in Subscribed Show on iPhone Podcasts App

Step #3. tap on Unsubscribe.

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Unsubscribe from Shows in Podcasts App on iPhone

How to Remove Shows and Episode in Podcasts App on iPhone or iPad

Step #1. Launch Podcasts app on your iPhone or iPad.

Open Podcasts App on iPhone

Step #2. Now tap on Library from the bottom menu.

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Tap on Library in iPhone Podcasts App

Step #3. Under the Library, you can see three sections: Shows, Episodes, and Downloaded Episodes. Tap on Episodes.

Select Preferred Option in Podcasts Library on iPhone

Step #4. Select episode and swipe from right to left and tap on Delete to remove episode.

Swipe Left and Tap on Delete to Remove Episode from iPhone Podcasts App

Alternately, you can quickly swipe all the way to the left from right to wipe it out.

Swipe Left from Right to Delete Episode in Podcasts App on iPhone

To delete Podcasts shows, tap on Shows → Tap on Edit → Tap on Red icon which shows you wish to delete and tap on Delete.

Select Show and Tap on Delete to Remove Show from Podcasts App on iPhone

There you go.

Wrapping up…

That’s how you can perfectly manage podcasts on your device and prevent the app from being cluttered. With both manual and auto options available, you can choose to go with the one that works better for your needs.

As we are talking about enhancing podcast listening experience, I’d recommend you to take a peek at our 15 cool tips to get the most out of Apple Podcasts.

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Dhvanesh Adhiyahttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on iGeeksBlog.com. He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.
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