Do you need to add a private podcast feed to your podcast app? Once you have the URL, follow these steps in your specific app. 

Depending on the app, this may be considered a “Subscription” or a “Follow”

Apple Podcasts:

  1. Tap the Library button.
  2. Tap Edit (•••) in the upper-right corner.
  3. Tap Add a Show by URL.
  4. Paste the URL into the Podcast URL field.
  5. Tap Follow.

Google Podcasts:

  1. Go to the Activity page in the app.
  2. Click Subscriptions from the menu on the top of the screen.
  3. Tap the three dots on the top right of the screen.
  4. Click Add by RSS Feed. Paste the URL and click Subscribe.

Pocket Casts

  1. Pocket Casts lets you paste a URL right into the Search field in its Discover view.
  2. Tap the Discover icon.
  3. In the Search field, paste the URL.
  4. Tap the Search button.
  5. Tap the podcast that appears.
  6. Tap Subscribe.


  1. Open the Downcast app on your preferred device.
  2. Tap “Add” in the bottom bar.
  3. Tap the option to “Add Podcast Manually”.
  4. In the “Feed” field, enter the subscription URL listed in the Audio Issues section of your account.
  5. Tap “Subscribe” in the top right corner.

Overcast (iOS):

  1. Click the “+” symbol in the upper-right hand corner.
  2. Click “Add URL” in the upper-right-hand corner.
  3. Paste in the podcast’s RSS feed.