How will I listen to my exclusive podcast or audiobook?
You can listen in your preferred podcast app.
Can I use my current podcast app?
We support Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, Podcast Addict, Castbox, BeyondPod, Downcast, PlayerFM, Breaker, and RadioPublic.
Sorry, but we do not support Stitcher, Podbean, or NPR One.
You’ll also be able to listen to your audiobook or podcast purchase online.
What types of payment do you accept?
You can pay with any major credit cards, as well as Apple Pay on iOS and Google Pay on Android.
Who made this?
What podcasts are currently available with NPR+?
Many of NPR's most popular podcasts are included, like Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!+, The NPR Politics Podcast+, Planet Money+, and more. See plus.npr.org for the (always growing) full list of shows.
Wait... Do I have to pay to listen to these NPR podcasts now?
No! NPR podcasts will remain free (but will include inserted sponsorship messages).
All NPR+ versions of these podcasts offer sponsor-free listening (which removes the automatically inserted sponsor-breaks wherever possible), and a select number of them also offer bonus content.
I already have a recurring donation to my local public radio station. Do I get NPR+ podcasts automatically?
Existing donors to participating NPR+ stations can now get access to the bundle as a thank you gift for supporting public broadcasting! Receiving the bundle requires a minimum donation of $8/month or $96/year. We’d like to note that this gift is only available to donors of participating stations listed here. New donors to participating stations can enroll in the bundle via plus.npr.org. To receive access as an existing donor, please reach out directly to your member station for more information. Specific station policies and processes may differ, so we appreciate your patience in delivering this new digital membership gift. Thank you so much for your support. You can find your local station’s website here.
How do I listen to a podcast's sponsor-free feed?
Once you've signed up, you'll see a page with instructions for setting up your feed(s) in your podcast app of choice. The process is very simple, and you can always access instructions by signing in and navigating to the Account page, then selecting Podcasts in the menu on the top left.
Can I access all available NPR+ content as a bundle, or do I need to get each podcast separately?
Currently, the NPR+ bundle is only available in a select number of locations. If you do not see the NPR+ bundle option at the top of this page, then it is not currently available in your area. To access all of your favorite podcasts' NPR+ feeds, you should subscribe to each show individually. (Want the NPR+ bundle in your area? Let us know here)
I need some help! Who should I contact?
Visit help.npr.org and follow the prompts to write us a message.