Users can now migrate Google Podcasts subscriptions to YouTube Music or to another app that supports OPML import. Learn more here

Update Google Podcasts

Google Podcasts on Android is part of the Google app. To update Google Podcasts: 

  1. Open the Google Play store app Google Play.
  2. Tap your avatar and then Manage apps & devices and then Manage.
  3. Tap the Google app Google Search and then Update.
  4. Once the update is complete, tap Open.
    • This opens the Google app.
  5. Close the Google app Google Search.
  6. Launch the Google Podcasts app Google podcasts.

If you still find the “Google Podcasts needs an update” message, restart your phone.

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