Do you think the podcast episode contents on your iPhone could run faster?

This is something you may not have considered before, but you can speed up the playback of an episode, often without any noticeable difference.

Our guide below will show you how to speed up podcasts on iPhone so that an episode ends in less time, allowing you to listen to more episodes at the same time.

How to speed up podcast playback on iPhone

  1. Open the Podcasts app.
  2. Start playing the episode.
  3. Press the 1X button.
  4. Select the desired playback speed.

Our guide continues below with more information on how to speed up audio streaming on iPhone, including pictures of the steps.

Podcasts are a great source of entertainment for iPhone users, and they’re free.

We’ve previously written about how to subscribe to a podcast on your iPhone, which helps automate the process of getting your favorite podcasts, but there are other useful things about podcasts on your iPhone that you might want to know.

One useful feature of the Podcasts app is the ability to change the playback speed.

This can help cut down on podcast listening time if you’re in a hurry. Our quick tutorial below will show you how to play a podcast episode more quickly.

How to Play Podcasts at a Faster Speed ​​on iPhone (Photo Guide)

These steps have been completed on your iPhone 5 running iOS 8. Let’s say you already have a podcast episode on your device that you want to listen to.

Step 1: Open the Podcasts app.

Open the Podcasts app

Step 2: Select the podcast episode you want to listen to in high speed.

Select a podcast episode to listen to

Step 3: Click the “1x Acceleration” button in the lower left corner of the screen.

You can click the button again to speed up the podcast further. Playback speeds available for podcasts are 0.5x, 1x, 1.5x, and 2x.

Press the 1x speed button

Now that you know how to speed up podcasts on iPhone, you can adjust the playback speed whenever you have a podcast episode that you want to finish faster.

Podcasts can take up a staggering amount of space on your iPhone, so it’s a good idea to delete the episodes you’ve listened to to make room for other files and apps.

This article will show you how to automatically delete a listened podcast episode on your device.

For more help with podcasts on your iPhone, you can Check out this support page on the Apple site.