BBC iPlayer Radio


BBC iPlayer Radio

Thanks to feedback from people using previous versions, we’ve built a whole new app that now works beautifully on phone and tablet, and lets you: - Listen live and on-demand, with easy-to-access playback controls - Download programmes and podcasts to enjoy anywhere, even offline - Browse schedules and categories quickly and easily - Enjoy amazing audio quality over Wi-Fi or 3G/4G - Discover video and audio clips, including many live performances - Chromecast and Chromecast Audio support Your feedback has been hugely helpful in creating this new app. So please keep it coming by email ( or via our Twitter account (@BBCiPlayerRadio).

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  • Highligths
    Good variety of options for sound quality vs storage”
    And I love the sleep timer and alarms features”
    A sleep function and download for listening offline”
    Love the new controls and sleep mode
    Playing podcasts is nice with the download feature
    Slick interface and enough information shown on lock screen
    I love the wake up and fall asleep feature”
    Brilliant for listening to podcasts in the car”
    When trying to add a song to my play list
    Love the new quick play button”
  • Keep in mind
    I can no longer play podcasts on my Android phone”
    Doesn't work ever with live radio broadcasts on Moto X”
    Why cant I download old shows and listen to them offline”
    Cannot access any othe local stations except my local station”
    Tells me I have insufficient storage space
    The alarm clock radio has been removed”
    My morning alarm has disappeared from the app”
    Iplayer and media player the reinstalled all 3 with no improvement”
    I could listen to radio fine before this rubbish installed itself”
    The alarm function has disappeared with this 'update'”

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