Podcasts are like having your own, personalized talk radio station in your pocket. There are podcasts about every interest, no matter how specialized. Read below to find out how to get them on your Apple or Android phone or tablet.

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TERMS TO UNDERSTAND

Stream a podcast means you listen to it from the cloud. You click the Play button, and the podcast starts to play—IF you are connected to the internet through wifi or your phone's data plan. Use this when you don't want to save the podcast for later, or when you don't have much memory available on your device.

Download a podcast means you save it to your device's memory. Use this when you want to have a collection to listen to any time, anywhere.

NOTE: Both streaming and downloading use data (usually about 15 MB per half-hour program). TIP: Download episodes to your phone when you are connected to wifi to avoid using your phone's data plan.

Subscribe means future episodes will be automatically delivered to your podcast app. You don't need to sign up with any personal information. You may unsubscribe at any time by using the same button.

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PODCAST INSTRUCTIONS FOR iPHONE & iPAD

  • Open the Podcasts app that comes preloaded on your device.

  • Touch the Search icon (magnifier) to open the Search box.

  • Type Tall Tales and Travel in the Search box.

  • You will see two headings: Podcast Episodes, and Podcasts.

  • Under the heading Podcasts, touch the icon for Tall Tales and Travel (see Photo 1).

  • On our page, touch the Subscribe button (see Photo 2).

  • To download episodes that have already been published, touch the Cloud-Arrow icon next to the episode title. (In Photo 2, the download icon is replaced by the Play button, because the episodes have already been downloaded.)

PHOTO 1. Podcast search results on the Podcasts app

PHOTO 1. Podcast search results on the Podcasts app

PHOTO 2. Podcast episode list on the Podcasts app

PHOTO 2. Podcast episode list on the Podcasts app

PODCAST INSTRUCTIONS FOR ANDROID

  • Find the Google Play Music app on your phone. If you don’t have it, download it from the Google Play store.

  • Touch the List icon (3 horizontal lines) in the upper left corner.

  • Select Podcasts from the list.

  • Touch the Search icon (magnifier) in the upper right corner.

  • Type Tall Tales and Travel in the search line.

  • Find us under the Podcasts heading and touch the icon (see Photo 3).

  • On our page, scroll down a little to find and touch the Subscribe button (see Photo 4).

  • To download episodes that have already been published, touch the “i” icon by an episode title (see Photo 4) and then touch the Down-Arrow icon.

PHOTO 3. Podcast search results on the Google Play Music app

PHOTO 3. Podcast search results on the Google Play Music app

PHOTO 4. Podcast episode list on the Google Play Music app

PHOTO 4. Podcast episode list on the Google Play Music app

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