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How to get Podnews on your smart speaker every day

· By James Cridland · 1 minutes to read

Podnews is on your smart speaker, and it’s really easy to hear us every day, along with your other favourite news sources like The New York Times, the BBC, or TechCrunch.

For a Google speaker, or Google Assistant on your phone

Hear us on demand:

“Hey, Google - play the news from Podnews Podcasting News”

Hear us every day:

“Hey, Google, what’s in the news?”

  • Add us to your news sources by:
    • Open the Google Home app on your phone
    • Tap your account at the top right
    • Tap “Assistant Settings”, then choose “News” from the big list
    • You can add or remove news sources here; if you scroll to 'Technology’, you’ll see Podnews listed there.

For an Amazon Alexa smart speaker

Hear us on demand

“Alexa, play the news from Podnews Podcasting News”

Hear us every day

“Alexa, what’s in the news?”

  • Add us to your news sources by:
    • Open the Alexa app on your mobile phone
    • Click “More” > “Settings”
    • Scroll down to “News”
    • Edit your Flash Briefing
    • You’ll find us in the list by searching for “Podnews”.

On Apple HomePod or iPhone

Hear us on demand

“Siri, play the news from Podnews”

Hear us every day

“Siri, play the news from Podnews”

  • Siri doesn’t appear to have a mechanism for setting your normal news sources, so you’ll have to ask every time.

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James CridlandJames Cridland is the Editor of Podnews, a keynote speaker and consultant. He wrote his first podcast RSS feed in January 2005; and also launched the first live radio streaming app for mobile phones in the same year. He's worked in the audio industry since 1989.

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