Download & playback errors

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Download & playback errors

Episodes can fail to download or play for a variety of reasons, the majority of which can be fixed by contacting the podcast author.

If an episode fails, tap the Failed icon to view more information about the cause of the error:

Failed

Common examples of errors and suggested action:

  • Episode not available due to an error in the podcast feed. Contact the podcast author.
  • Unable to download from the podcast author. Reason: Forbidden. Contact the podcast author.
  • Episode not found, the file may have been moved or deleted. Contact the podcast author.
  • Download failed, error code [***]. Contact the podcast author.
  • Episode not found, the file may have been moved or deleted. Contact the podcast author.
  • Your device may not have enough storage to save the episode file. Try clearing out some unused apps or played episodes.
  • This episode appears to be a in a format we can’t play, some other apps might be able to though? Try External Player (such as VLC).
  • Write failed: EIO (I/O error). There is an issue with saving episodes to your SD card.
  • Open failed: ENOENT (No such file or directory). There is an issue with playing episodes from your SD card.

Note:

If you are saving episodes to an SD card, click here.

Pro Tip:

To try playing an episode in an external player such as VLC, long-press on the play icon in any episode row, then tap Play in external player.

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