Adding Files

The simplest way to add your own files is to tap the + icon in the bottom left corner of the files page.
It will open the File Manager and give you easy access to the places you’ve stored audio and video files.

  1. Navigate to the location of your file.
  2. Tap on the file.
  3. Confirm the name of file (by default we use the actual file name) or edit as required.

If the file has a compatible image embedded, we’ll display the image for you, otherwise we’ll use a default grey file image.

Pocket Casts Plus members can also add a custom images (supported image file types are listed here) for each file or choose from a selection of coloured file images.


Adding Files

The simplest way to add your own files is drag them onto the web player.
This will activate the file upload process.

Alternatively, you can upload files via Profile > Files – Upload New link in top right corner of the screen.

By default we use the name of the file, but you can edit as required.

If the file has a compatible image embedded, we’ll display the image for you, otherwise we’ll use a default grey file image. As a Pocket Casts Plus member, you can also add a custom images (supported image file types are listed here) for each file or choose from a selection of coloured file images.

 

 


Supported file types (images)

As a Pocket Casts Plus member, you can add custom artwork to audio and video files added to the app.

The maximum image upload size is 10 MB. We support most standard image types including GIF, JPEG, BMP, PNG, TIFF and WebP.


Supported file types (images)

Pocket Casts Plus members can add custom artwork to audio and video files added to the app.

The maximum image upload size is 10 MB. We support most standard image types including GIF, JPEG, BMP, PNG, TIFF and WebP.


Files settings

There are two setting options for files you add to the app:

  • Auto add to Up Next – if turned on this will automatically add any new files you add to the app to your Up Next list. Note that it won’t add any you might already have before this setting was turned on.
  • Delete file after playing – this will delete the file from your device when you play it or mark it as played. Pocket Casts Plus members also have the option to delete it from their cloud storage if they wish to.

If you are a Pocket Casts Plus member you can upload these files to the cloud so they are available on all of your devices and on the web apps.

Settings for this Plus feature are:

  • Auto upload to the cloud – if turned on this will automatically upload any new files you add to the app to your Pocket Casts account. Note that it won’t upload any you might already have before this setting was turned on.
  • Auto download from the cloud – if turned on and you add files from another device to your account, these will automatically be downloaded for you to this device
  • Upload/download only when on wifi – choose which networks you’d like files to upload and download over

Files settings

There are two setting options for files you add to the app:

  • Auto add to Up Next – if turned on this will automatically add any new files you add to the app to your Up Next list. Note that it won’t add any you might already have before this setting was turned on.
  • Delete file after playing – this will delete the file from your device when you play it or mark it as played. Pocket Casts Plus members also have the option to delete it from their cloud storage if they wish to.

If you are a Pocket Casts Plus member you can upload these files to the cloud so they are available on all of your devices and on the web apps.

Settings for this Plus feature are:

  • Auto upload to the cloud – if turned on this will automatically upload any new files you add to the app to your Pocket Casts account.

Note that it won’t upload any you might already have before this setting was turned on, but you can manually upload individual files to cloud. Tap on the files row > Select Upload to Cloud.

  • Auto download from the cloud – if turned on and you add files from another device to your account, these will automatically be downloaded for you to this device.
  • Upload/download only when on wifi – choose which networks you’d like files to upload and download over.

Files

You enjoy your favourite podcasts in Pocket Casts and you can also add your favourite audio and video files, so you can experience everything in one place. Once added, they’ll be available in the App from Profile > Files. These pages will guide you through basics of file support:
Note:

  • You can’t star, archive or share user files
  • User files only appear in the Files section, and the player. They won’t be in your filters, podcasts or other places, or shown in your Listening History.
  • You can tell if a file is downloaded because it will have this icon in the Files list


Files

You enjoy your favourite podcasts in Pocket Casts and you can also add your favourite audio and video files, so you can experience everything in one place.

Once added, they’ll be available in Profile > Files.

These pages will guide you through basics of file support:

Note:

  • You can’t star, archive or share user files
  • User files only appear in the Files section, and the player. They won’t be in your filters, podcasts or other places.
  • You can tell if a file is downloaded because it will have this icon in the Files list


Files

You enjoy your favourite podcasts in Pocket Casts and you can also add your favourite audio and video files, so you can experience everything in one place.

Once added, they’ll be available in the App from Profile > Files.

These pages will guide you through basics of file support:

Note:

  • You can’t star, archive or share user files
  • User files only appear in the Files section, and the player. They won’t be in your filters, podcasts or other places, or shown in your Listening History.
  • You can tell if a file is downloaded because it will have this icon in the Files list


How to cancel a subscription

You can cancel a Pocket Casts Plus membership (subscription) at any time and you will still have access to Pocket Casts Plus member functionality until the end of the period for which you have currently paid.

You must cancel on the same platform from which you purchased.
Note: uninstalling the app on your mobile devices will not cancel your subscription.

Android


If you purchased your subscription on your Android device, follow these steps to cancel.

  1. On your phone or tablet, open Google Play Store
  2. Check if you’re signed in to the correct Google Account
  3. Tap the hamburger menu in the search bar, then Subscriptions
  4. Tap Pocket Casts
  5. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and tap Cancel subscription
  6. Follow the instructions.


iOS


If you purchased your subscription on your iOS device, follow these steps to cancel.

  1. On your phone or tablet, go to Settings
  2. Tap on your name
  3. Tap on iTunes & Apps Store
  4. Tap your Apple ID at the top of the screen, then tap View Apple ID – you’ll probably need to sign in with your Apple ID.
  5. Scroll to Subscriptions and tap
  6. Tap on Pocket Casts and tap Cancel Subscription, then tap Confirm.


Web Player


If you purchased your subscription on our website, follow these steps to cancel.

  1. Log in to the web player
  2. Click on the Profile icon in the top right hand corner
  3. Click on your email address to access the Profile screen
  4. Click on the Cancel Subscription link
  5. Follow the instructions.

Note:

All files uploaded to your Pocket Casts cloud will be deleted once the subscription runs out (but downloaded files on your mobile devices will remain).