How to manually add a RSS feed to your podcast app on desktop, iOS & Android

You should be able to find The Pitch Podcast easily by searching in your podcast player of choice. But occasionally you may need to add a podcast RSS feed to your favorite podcast app manually for whatever reason.

Members of The Pitch Insider, for example, get a private RSS feed for listening to members only content.

Here’s how to manually add a RSS feed to many popular podcast apps. If I am missing instructions for your favorite podcast app or if any of these instructions are wrong, let me know in the comments below or hit me up on Twitter. Thanks! 🙏

iTunes (Mac & Windows)

Click on “File” in the top left menu. Then select “Subscribe to Podcast…” from the dropdown and paste the feed URL. Click ok and voilà!

Podcasts App (iOS)

Tap the “My Podcasts” button on the bottom row of icons. Then hit the + button in the top left corner, and select “Add Podcast” from the pop up. Then you paste in the feed URL and hit subscribe.

Pocket Casts (iOS, AndroidWeb)

Paste the URL of the feed into the search field and hit search. Done!

Overcast (iOSWeb)

Tap the + button in the top right like you normally would to add a podcast. Then tap “Add URL” in the top right, paste the feed URL and hit done!

Podcast Addict (Android)

Tap the + sign in the top right. Then choose”Add RSS Feed” and paste in the URL of the RSS feed. Tap “Add.”

Downcast (iOSMac)

Tap “Add” on the bottom bar, press “Add Podcast Manually” and in the “Feed” field paste the URL of the RSS feed. Then hit “Subscribe” in the top right.

Podcast apps that do not support manual RSS

Currently it is not possible to manually add a RSS feed to Google Play Music, Spotify or iHeartRadio 😔

Let me know if something needs updated!

Be well,