Podcasts

What is podcast?
How to listen to a podcast?
How often is the list of available podcasts updated?
How to add your own podcast to xPlayer?
How to subscribe to podcast updates?
How can I manage my podcast downloads?
How to add a podcast to Favorites category?

What is podcast?

Podcast is a series of digital media files, that is made available for download via Web.

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How to listen to a podcast?

To listen to a podcast please in xPlayer select Podcasts from the menu. The list of podcasts will be displayed.
Expand a podcast you want to listen to and select a feed. The download will start.
After the podcast is downloaded to your device, you may listen to it by selecting Listen from the menu.

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How often is the list of available podcasts updated?

Podcasts list in xPlayer is updated daily.

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How to add your own podcast to xPlayer?

To add your own podcast to xPlayer please select Podcasts > Podcast > Create a podcast, enter the name for the new podcast, choose the category and provide the podcast's URL.

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How to subscribe to podcast updates?

To subscribe to podcast updates please select a podcast, then press the menu button and select Podcast > Subscribe.
Now this podcast will be displayed in "Subscriptions". You will receive notifications on podcast's updates via RIM Push service even when xPlayer is not running.

RIM Push technology allows you to receive notifications directly to your Blackberry with no additional applications running.
This allows you to stay connected anywhere anytime and to save battery power.


Note: RIM Push notifications are sent through Blackberry Internet Service (BIS).
Properly configured BIS is obligatory to receive push notifications on podcast's updates.
In xPlayer please go to Setting -> General, select Use BIS transport under Data connection type and uncheck Use Wi-Fi.
To setup BIS transport please contact your wireless carrier.

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How can I manage my podcast downloads?

You may manage all your podcast downloads in one form. Please in xPlayer select Podcasts > Downloads.
You will get to downloads page where downloads' information is displayed.

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How to add a podcast to Favorites category?

You may add podcast to Favorites category by selecting Podcast > Add to favorites.
You may remove podcast from Favorites category by selecting Podcast > Remove from favorites.

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