Using LiSTNR

Helpful hints to get the most out of LiSTNR.

Why does the stream cut out when my phone is locked or the screen is switched to idle? (Android devices only)
If you are using an Android device and the phone is running in Low Power Mode or a specific Battery Optimisation Mode, for the phone to conserve battery ene...
Can I import podcasts from another platform into LiSTNR?
Currently, there is no way to import podcasts from another platform into LiSTNR.  We understand that LiSTNR may be your preferred platform for listening to...
How do I download episodes in the LiSTNR app?
Downloading episodes on the LiSTNR app gives you the ability to listen to your shows without an active internet connection or help with the reduction of yo...
How do I delete downloaded episodes in LiSTNR App?
Downloaded episodes delete themselves by default 48 hours after you have listened to them to save storage space on your device. You can also delete download...
Why is streaming on the LiSTNR delayed from normal radio?
When you live stream a station via LiSTNR, there are several processes which need to occur before we can deliver the stream to you, the listener.  First...
How do I follow a podcast or station?
Following a station or podcast will give you quick access whenever you want to listen. Stations and podcasts you follow will appear at the top of your home ...
What does following do?
When you follow a podcast or station it will appear on your home screen and Library (coming soon to play.listnr.com), giving you quick access when you want ...
How do I view all LiSTNR categories?
On the LiSTNR app To view all categories, go to the podcast tab at the top of the home screen, scroll down and you will find a section that contains some o...
How do I sort the order of playback?
The sort order of playback can be changed in the podcast page. Navigate to the podcast you are listening to and tap the Filter button that sits above the li...
How do I search for a show, genre or station?
To find something you'd like to listen to, you can use the search function on the app and on play.listnr.com. You can search for a specific podcast, sta...
How do I set the sleep timer on the LiSTNR app?
Sleep timers are available on all stations and podcasts on the LiSTNR app.  How to set a sleep timer:  Find your desired show or live station and start p...
How do I find my local stations?
On the iPhone and Android app (version 4.0.0+) If you're logged in, you can find your local station on the app by going to the Radio tab on the home pag...
5 tips to get the most from LiSTNR
Make the app your own by following your most-liked podcasts and stations. Use the sleep timer feature and drift off to sleep listening to your favourite p...
How do I minimise my data usage on the LiSTNR app?
We do our best to make the app more mobile data efficient including providing lower bitrate radio streams. To use less mobile data, we recommend: Use ...
How do I manage notifications?
Turn on push notifications on the LiSTNR app to receive updates when a podcast you're following has a new episode. You'll also get relevant recommen...
Why can't I find the station or podcast I'm looking for on LiSTNR?
LiSTNR has a wide selection of exclusive, local and international content from LiSTNR Originals, Hit, Triple M, Kinderling, SoundCloud, BBC, Apple, ESPN, Wo...
What song did I just hear on the radio?
You can find the song that is now playing on the relevant station page on both the app and the web player, as well as recently played songs. You can also vi...
Can I share stations and podcasts with friends and family from the LiSTNR app?
Yes, you can share stations, podcasts or episodes with your family and friends.  To do this:  Select the options menu ••• or the share icon from any stat...
Why are Triple M and Hit now on LiSTNR only?
The free LiSTNR app features all of the shows and stations that people love from the Hit and Triple M networks, plus a wide range of exciting podcasts, musi...
What version of the LiSTNR app do I have?
To find the app version that you currently have on your device: While logged in, click on the profile icon in the top right of the screen Scroll down to ...