How to listen to Podcasts

If you’re new to it, it may not be obvious how to listen to Podcasts. This quick tutorial will help you getting started.

A Podcast is like a digital radio channel that you can listent to, on demand. The Japan Venture Show is a Podcast series, which means that it comes with many episodes. You can listen to Podcast episodes by either streaming them from the Internet, or even offline (when travelling for instance), after downloading them.

You can either listen to Podcasts on the go on your smartphone or from your computer.

Listen on your smartphone

Option 1 – iPhone

Step 1 – Download the Apple Podcasts application

Most of new iPhones come with the “Podcasts” application already installed. However, if you have an older iPhone, you’ll first have to download the “Podcasts” application.

  1. Go to the App Store
  2. Search for “Podcasts” OR find the Podcasts App here
  3. Download the App

Step 2 – Subscribe to the Japan Venture Show Podcast

Now you’ve got to add the Podcast channel of your choice into the Podcast app.

  1. Open the Podcasts App
  2. Go to the “Search” tab
  3. Type “japan venture show”
  4. Click on the “Subscribe” button

Step 3 – Listen and enjoy

Time to listen and enjoy now.

  1. Go to the “My Podcasts” tab
  2. Click on the “Japan Venture Show” podcast
  3. Play – you now see the list of unplayed episodes.
    • Click on an episode to listen to it right away
    • Or click on the download button to save it on you device (so you can listen to it later)

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Option 2 – Android

Step 1 – Download Stitcher application

There are several apps to listen to Podcasts on Android phones but the one I really recommend is Stitcher.

  1. Go to Google Play
  2. Search for “Stitcher” OR find Stitcher App here
  3. Download the App

Step 2 – Subscribe to the Japan Venture Show Podcast

Now you’ve got to add the Podcast channel of your choice into the Podcast app.

In Stitcher, search for Serial and click the plus sign (+), to add it to your Favorites List. Now go to the Favorites List. Tell it to download new episodes by clicking the gear in the upper right corner.

  1. Open Stitcher App
  2. Search for “japan venture show”
  3. Click on the (+) button to add it to your Favorites list
  4. Tell it to download new episodes by clicking the gear in the upper right corner.

Step 3 – Listen and enjoy

Listen on computer

Option 1: Listen from the Japan Venture Show website

  • Just click on the podcast post of your choice; scroll down to the podcast player and press play
  • Alternatively, go directly to the Playlist page here

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Option 2: Listen on iTunes

  1. Open iTunes application
  2. Go to the Podcasts tab
  3. Search for “japan venture show”
  4. Click on the Japan Venture Show podcast icon
  5. Click play and enjoy

Option 3: Listen on Stitcher

  1. Go to Sticher.com
  2. Click on the “Listen” tab
  3. Browse to find the Japan Venture Show
  4. Click on the “play” button and enjoy

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