BBC iPlayer Radio

BBC iPlayer Radio


- Listen live to all BBC Radio stations
- Browse hundreds of on-demand programmes
- Download podcasts to listen on the go
- Discover new music with Playlister
- Amazing audio quality over WiFi or 3G/4G
- Radio alarm - wake up with live radio
- Video and audio clips, including many live performances
- Schedules that go backwards by 7 days for easy catch-up
- Set reminders for future shows
- Connect to Bluetooth audio devices
- Share programmes and tracks with your friends

Please note: Streaming radio is a data-intensive service.

The BBC does not charge for mobile content, but your operator's charges for using the internet over mobile networks may apply, and may be significantly increased whilst roaming outside of the UK. Connecting via WiFi is recommended where possible.

Known Issues:

- Due to a firmware issue with some Samsung devices (including the Galaxy S4) specifically those running 4.4.2 Touchwiz version of Android, any kind of ‘seeking’ within the audio is currently failing. When you stop listening, the app remembers the position and then tries to seek back to that position when you resume playback (which also happens if connectivity is briefly lost). Because of this firmware fault, this currently fails and playback begins from the start of the programme. Samsung have confirmed that the problem is rectified in a forthcoming patch release which should be rolled out to end users soon.
NB: Devices running alternative firmware or custom roms should not be affected

- Some Samsung Galaxy users (using 4.1.2 Touchwiz) may find that audio playback does not work for them for live or on-demand programmes. A firmware fix has been deployed by Samsung but may take some time to be rolled out across all networks. Please check for software updates if you have problems using the app. Podcast and video playback should not be affected.
- On demand/catchup programmes from local and regional stations are not yet available
- Video clips are not currently available for Intel-based devices, such as the Motorola Razr-i, or Orange San Diego

Recent changes:
Minor maintenance release.

We value your feedback and if you wish to get in touch with us, please do so by email (radio [email protected]) or via our Twitter account (@BBCiPlayerRadio)
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About BBC iPlayer Radio
- Listen live to all BBC Radio stations
- Browse hundreds of on-demand programmes
- Download podcasts to listen on the go
- Discover new music with Playlister
- Amazing audio quality over WiFi or 3G/4G
- Radio alarm - wake up with live radio
- Video and audio clips, including many live performances
- Schedules that go backwards by 7 days for easy catch-up
- Set reminders for future shows
- Connect to Bluetooth audio devices
- Share programmes and tracks with your friends

Please note: Streaming radio is a data-intensive service.

The BBC does not charge for mobile content, but your operator's charges for using the internet over mobile networks may apply, and may be significantly increased whilst roaming outside of the UK. Connecting via WiFi is recommended where possible.

Known Issues:

- Due to a firmware issue with some Samsung devices (including the Galaxy S4) specifically those running 4.4.2 Touchwiz version of Android, any kind of ‘seeking’ within the audio is currently failing. When you stop listening, the app remembers the position and then tries to seek back to that position when you resume playback (which also happens if connectivity is briefly lost). Because of this firmware fault, this currently fails and playback begins from the start of the programme. Samsung have confirmed that the problem is rectified in a forthcoming patch release which should be rolled out to end users soon.
NB: Devices running alternative firmware or custom roms should not be affected

- Some Samsung Galaxy users (using 4.1.2 Touchwiz) may find that audio playback does not work for them for live or on-demand programmes. A firmware fix has been deployed by Samsung but may take some time to be rolled out across all networks. Please check for software updates if you have problems using the app. Podcast and video playback should not be affected.
- On demand/catchup programmes from local and regional stations are not yet available
- Video clips are not currently available for Intel-based devices, such as the Motorola Razr-i, or Orange San Diego

Recent changes:
Minor maintenance release.

We value your feedback and if you wish to get in touch with us, please do so by email (radio [email protected]) or via our Twitter account (@BBCiPlayerRadio)

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A Google User
Yesterday 1:21 AM
Doesnt work
A Google User
Sunday 7:55 PM
Ms Brilliant
A Google User
Sunday 5:15 PM
Some job
A Google User
Sunday 7:50 AM
Overambitious, Unreliable & Frustrating. Should be good with the wealth of features and BBC radio behind it, but mostly isn't. Many features do not work properly if at all, eg On-Demand programmes will not restart if you pause them. Over complex, unintuitive and messy interface. Some pages load in landscape, others in portrait, so you are forever having to turn device through 90 degrees to read screen. Given up using it except for occasional live programmes. When working the sound is good. Tablet running stock Android 4.2.2.
A Google User
Sunday 7:28 AM
Works for me. App works as its meant to for me. The only thing stopping me giving it 5 stars just now, is that you can't download a show and listen later. (Like you can do with the iPlayer TV app) Its the only thing preventing this being a perfect app.