iPad and iPhone App - System Requirements
We have had to retire some old back end systems which powered the older versions of iPlayer Radio app.
You need iOS version 7.1 or above to install the iPlayer Radio app. If your device cannot update to iOS 6.0, like the original iPad, you can still access BBC iPlayer via the browser version at www.bbc.co.uk/radio.
If you are affected by this change, you may find it useful to add a shortcut to www.bbc.co.uk/radio in the form of an app icon on your home screen.
Just select the icon of the box with an arrow pointing up (located at the top of the Safari browser) when you visit the website. So if your favourite station is BBC 6 Music, for example, you can create an app icon on your home screen to go straight to the BBC 6 Music homepage.