Play Sports Medicine Weekly Podcasts with Alexa

Sports Medicine Weekly Podcasts are available on Alexa-enabled Amazon devices in the United States.

For example, say things like:

  • “Alexa, play Sports Medicine Weekly on Apple Podcasts”
  • “Alexa, play Sports Medicine Weekly from last month on Apple Podcasts”
  • “Alexa, skip ahead 30 seconds”
  • “Alexa, play the previous episode”

Here’s what you need

  • An Amazon Fire TV or Amazon Echo speaker and the iOS or Android device you used for setup with the Amazon Alexa app installed. Make sure that you update to the latest iOS and check the App Store to see if there are updates for the Amazon Alexa app. If you use an Android device, check the Google Play Store for any updates to the Apple Podcasts app or Amazon Alexa app.
  • If you need help setting up or using Alexa, your Amazon Echo device, or your Fire TV device, get help from Amazon.

Set up Apple Podcasts with Alexa

  1. Open the Amazon Alexa app, then tap the menu button in the upper-left corner.
  2. Tap Skills & Games and search for the Apple Podcasts skill.
  3. Tap Enable to Use.

You can also enable the Apple Podcast skill in the Alexa skill store on the web.

Set up Apple Podcasts as your default podcast service

Learn how to ask Alexa to play something without saying “on Apple Podcasts” each time.

  1. Open the Amazon Alexa app, then tap the menu button in the upper-left corner.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Music & Podcasts.
  4. Under Services, tap Link New Service.
  5. Sign in with your Apple ID to link your Apple Podcasts account.
  6. Once you’ve successfully signed in, tap the X icon in the upper right corner.
  7. Tap Select Default Service.
  8. Select Apple Podcasts as the default podcast service.

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