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[Podcasts] Download and play podcasts on Samsung Gear smart watch.

The spotify app for the Samsung Galaxy watch does not allow users to download and listen to podcasts on the watch while not connected to wifi/another device. While users can download music (songs, playlists, etc) and listen to it straight from the watch (e.g. while running), this is not possible with podcasts.

Updated on 2021-06-14

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According to my knowledge, Samsung Gear smartwatches typically use the Tizen operating system. To download and play podcasts on a Samsung Gear smartwatch, you can follow these general steps:

1. Pair your Smartwatch with your Phone:
Ensure that your Samsung Gear smartwatch is paired and connected to your smartphone. This is usually done through the Samsung Gear app on your phone.

2. Install a Podcast App:
Download and install a podcast app on your smartphone. Some popular podcast apps include Spotify, Google Podcasts, or a dedicated podcast app available on the Galaxy Store for Samsung smartwatches.

3. Sync Podcasts to Your Smartwatch:
Once you have a podcast app installed on your phone, open the app and select the podcasts or episodes you want to listen to. Some podcast apps allow you to download episodes for offline listening.

4. Transfer Podcasts to Smartwatch:
Check if the podcast app you're using has a feature to sync or transfer downloaded episodes to your smartwatch. The process may vary depending on the app.

5. Play Podcasts on Your Smartwatch:
After syncing or transferring podcasts to your smartwatch, you should be able to play them directly from the smartwatch. Access the podcast app on your smartwatch and navigate to the downloaded episodes.

Keep in mind that the specific steps might vary depending on the model of your Samsung Gear smartwatch and the podcast app you choose. Additionally, there may have been updates or changes after my last knowledge update in January 2022, so it's advisable to check for the latest instructions or user guides specific to your smartwatch model and the podcast app you're using.

If you encounter difficulties or if there have been significant changes since my last update, you may want to refer to the official documentation provided by Samsung or the app developers, or seek assistance from online forums and communities dedicated to Samsung Gear smartwatches.