Google quietly adds podcast support to the Google App on Android

Podcasts have become popular nowadays with a number of shows in every genre. And to listen to them, one must have a dedicated app installed on their Android smartphone. The most popular podcast app among the listeners in Pocket Casts. Though Google Play Music already has podcasts, the search giant quietly adds podcast support to the Google App on Android.


Users can directly search for their favorite podcast shows and listen to them on the Google app itself. Also, they could ask Google Assistant to do the job. The interface is clean with all the necessary features required for a podcast player. If interested, users can also subscribe to a number of podcast shows. Last but the best, one can also add the shortcut to podcast player on the home screen. Thus, it becomes a standalone app (PWA) on your smartphone without consuming much storage space.

The app is simple and has a visual like any other podcast app displaying suggestions. Further, the podcats also work on Google Homes and other smart speakers with Google Assistant. Thus, by these means, Google wants to help more people to get access to their podcast shows easily.

Do you listen to podcasts? If then, which apps do you use for and will you try Google’s new Podcast player? Do let us know in the comment section below.


Sudarshan R
Sudarshan R
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