Using BBC iPlayer Radio on mobiles
Access iPlayer Radio through your mobile browser
BBC iPlayer Radio can be accessed on most smartphones, simply visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio on your phone's internet browser.
- Listen to live and on-demand to any BBC Radio station
- View programme and track information
- Access the schedule
- See photos
- Download podcasts.
Download the iPlayer Radio mobile app
In addition, we have a BBC iPlayer Radio app - available on iOS and Android devices.
The iPlayer Radio app enables you to wake up with the Breakfast Show and instantly have the breadth of BBC radio at your fingertips.
Is the BBC iPlayer Radio app available outside the UK?
The BBC iPlayer Radio app is now available globally making it easier for audiences across the globe to enjoy BBC Radio. The BBC iPlayer Radio app is freely available to download from the Apple App Store, Google Play and Amazon Store.
You won't need a TV Licence to enjoy BBC iPlayer Radio on your tablet or phone.
The BBC Media Player app is available to install on Android devices from outside the UK which will allow you to play Radio stations through a browser on your mobile device.
Please note that streaming radio is a data intensive service. Whilst the BBC does not charge for its mobile content, your operator's charges for using the internet over mobile networks may apply, and would be significantly increased whilst roaming outside of the UK. Connecting via Wi-Fi is recommended where possible.
Downloading full programmes on mobiles
Once you have the app installed, you can download programmes to listen to on your device. Please be aware programmes will expire and are usually available for 30 days. Though this can vary based on individual programmes. You can find more information about programme availability on our FAQ.
Downloading podcasts on mobiles
Users of Android, Windows phones are able to download BBC podcasts through mobile iPlayer Radio sites and the iPlayer Radio app (only on Android). You will not be able to download podcasts on iOS phones using the browser, however, you can download podcasts using the iPlayer Radio app.