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How can I directly access to my downloads, subscriptions, playlist and new releases?

For users who are using Android 7.1 and above versions, the shortcut feature is supported; by long pressing the app icon on your phone home screen, four shortcuts will come out- "Subscribed", "Downloaded", "Playlist" and "New Releases". You can add them as shortcuts in your home screen, and click to directly access to different sections.

How do I change the country and language?

Go to "Settings" -> "Region (Language)", and select your preferred country/language.

How can I link my social media accounts with CastBox?

Go to "Settings" -> "Linked Accounts", and select your account to log in.

How do I disable my mobile data and only use wifi to download?

Go to "Settings" -> "Mobile Data Usage", and turn the options (Stream and Download) off. You can also choose to go to your phone’s mobile data setting, and disable CastBox to use your mobile data.

How do I turn on/off push notifications?

Go to "Settings" -> "Notification Settings" -> Select which kind of notifications you want to receive, including E-mail notifications (CastBox newsletters) and Push notifications (Suggested content, Replies to your comments, New episodes, Podcasts).

How can I use dark theme?

Go to "Settings"-> "Dark Theme", and enable it.

How do I change autoplay settings?

Go to "Settings" -> "Continuous Playback" and turn on or off the autoplay button.

How can I skip episodes from an external control?

Go to "Settings" -> "Episode Skip". Turn ON to allow the forward button on your external control (i.e. headset or car) skip to the next episode.

How can the app pause for Interruptions?

Go to "Settings" -> "Pause for Interruptions", turn it on, and the player could pause for alerts, navigation instructions, etc. from other apps.

How can I get a lock screen player?

Go to "Settings" -> "Lock Screen Player", turn it on, and choose which theme you'd like to use.

How do I get previously played episodes to be automatically deleted from "Playlist"?

Go to "Settings" -> "Auto delete episodes from Playlist". This Auto Delete setting will remove finished episodes from Playlist automatically.

How can I just see the unplayed episodes in the playlist?

Go to "Settings" -> "Skip played episodes", turn it on, then in your playlist, only unplayed episodes will be shown.

How can I use headphone to control the playback remotely?

Go to "Settings" -> "Headphone Remote", turn it on; one click the play/pause button, the episode could be played/paused; double click, it could forward 30 seconds; and triple click, it could rewind 10 seconds.

How do I auto-download new content?

Go to "Settings" -> "Auto Download", enable it and choose the podcasts you would like to have automatically downloaded.

How do I get previously played episodes to be automatically deleted from "Downloads"?

Go to "Settings" -> "Auto Delete Played Episodes". This Auto Delete setting will remove downloaded episodes after finishing them.

How can I store downloaded episodes on my SD card instead of internal storage?

Go to "Settings" -> "Change Storage Location" to select either "Internal Storage" or "SD card".

How can I import my subscriptions from another podcast app?

Export your subscriptions from your secondary podcast app as an .opml file. On CastBox, go to "Settings" -> "OPML Import", and select "Import from Other Podcast Apps". Select your .opml file from earlier. Select your channels you would like to import onto CastBox, then click "Confirm" to complete importing your subscriptions.

How can I export my subscriptions?

Go to "Settings" -> "OPML Export", click it, and your OPML file will be downloaded and exported successfully.