Hey, did you know that the Google Play Music app that comes with your Android phone can subscribe to, stream, and download podcasts? The feature works okay, though not nearly as fleshed-out as the various dedicated podcast managers out there. But if you hate having extra apps on your phone, and you’re already an avid user of Play Music, it could be the right move for you. Here’s how it works.
Open the Google Play Music app and close the “Now Playing” window with a downswipe (if it’s active). Press the hamburger icon (the three horizontal lines) in the upper-left corner, and then tap the “Podcasts” option.