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:
This release improves the usability of notifications on Android Lollipop.

We value your feedback and if you wish to get in touch with us, please do so by email ([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:
This release improves the usability of notifications on Android Lollipop.

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

User reviews of BBC iPlayer Radio
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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Friday 6:17 AM
No longer works - LG G2 I used to use this app daily, but now whenever I choose a listen live option I just get a loading circle and no radio. The interface is clunky, switching from landscape to portrait seemingly for no reason sometimes, and finding podcasts and listen again features is not as simple as it should be. Alternative radio apps seem to work fine just a shame I'll be missing out on the playlister.
A Google User
Friday 5:41 AM
Only plays first few seconds of a on demand then repeats
A Google User
Thursday 2:16 PM
Well... The app its self is good but the widget for some reason has re-sized its self to 5x2 when it was 5x1 and will not change back. Why is this the case?
A Google User
Thursday 12:00 PM
Ok Good app, nice look and feel but needs to fully and properly work in horizontal on my tablet.
A Google User
Thursday 6:57 AM
Make STOP mean STOP I listen to the radio in the morning, press STOP and go to work. The next morning, it carries on playing from where it was as if I'd pressed PAUSE. Why would I want to do that?? I have to reselect the station to reset. Daily annoyance.