The official UK Radio app for phones and tablets, designed in partnership with the BBC, and now integrated with Android Wear. Recent updates have also included a brand new Car Mode, Sleep Timer, and slick new layouts for small and large screens. Quite simply, the best radio app in the world.
Scroll through radio recommended just for you, see what's local or trending, save your favourite stations and shows, and play them with one tap. If you have an Android Wear watch, you can browse your Favourites and Recommended stations from the app, or just play the radio in the background. You can check what's playing, and skip through your stations, with a tap of your watch.
All BBC services, and hundreds more great British radio stations, on your phone or tablet. Tune in to live streams of radio, or browse our on-demand programmes and podcasts, including hundreds of shows from the BBC iPlayer.
This radio app has everything from news and sport - to pop, rock, indie, dance, jazz, soul, and classical. It's perfect for football, Ashes cricket, tennis, and F1 at the weekend.
Follow us on Twitter to get updates and to hear when new stations are added - we're @UKRadioplayer. UK Radioplayer Ltd is a not-for-profit company, aimed at making radio listening easier. We're backed by the BBC (owners of stations like BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 4 Extra, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC 5 live Sports Extra, BBC Asian Network, and BBC Radio 6 Music).
Our partners also include Bauer Radio (who run Kiss, Kisstory, Magic, Kerrang, Planet Rock, Absolute Radio, Absolute Radio 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s and Classic Rock), and Global Radio (owners of stations like Heart, Capital, Gold, LBC, XFM, Chill, Choice, Classic FM, and Smooth).
Other stations in Radioplayer include talkSPORT, Jazz FM, Fun Kids, Ministry of Sound, Free radio, Gaydio, NME Radio, Radio Caroline, Radio Jackie, Sky Sports News Radio, and TeamRock.
We also feature community and student stations – so there's something for everyone. Radio for Android Phone, Radio for Android Tablet. Discover your perfect radio.
What's New in recent versions
- Android Wear integration
- Completely updated design
- Series-link your Catchup shows
- New Car Mode for safe driving
- Drag-and-drop to arrange your Favourites
- Sleep Timer for bedtime listening
- The best radio search engine ever built
Note: This app is free to download but uses data which your carrier may charge for. Samsung Galaxy S3 users wishing to stop their phone vibrating during playback can do so by disabling 'auto haptic' from the device's Settings/Sound menu.
- Improved streaming for live stations
- Improved playback of catchup shows
- Better location awareness for local stations
- Search enhancements
- Bug fixes and performance improvements