Unlisted Podcasts (previously known as Basic Private Podcasts)

We released a new version of our private podcasts feature, called Enhanced Private Podcasts.
However, you can still use the simpler unlisted version, this provides a single RSS feed that is hidden from public podcast directories:

How to create an unlisted podcast feed:

In your Transistor account click the green Add a Show button
Click on Create a New Podcast
Go to the Settings tab of the podcast
Scroll down to the Advanced Settings section
Click the box that says: Make this show's RSS Feed unlisted.
Click Save changes at the bottom.

You can use this feature if you don’t want the feed to be discoverable on the web (or in podcast apps). Only those you share your feed with will be able to listen to the podcast in their podcast player.

How to listen to an unlisted feed in a podcast app?

You'll need to let your subscribers have the unlisted feed. They'll copy and paste the feed into their chosen podcast app.
Here are a couple of examples of how to add an unlisted feed into two popular podcast apps.

Google Podcasts App - Android Users

Click the Activity tab at the bottom of the app screen
Scroll right to Subscriptions
Click the three dots menu ... in the upper right corner
Select the Add by RSS feed option
Paste in the unlisted podcast feed into the box
Click on Subscribe
The podcast is then added to your podcast library.

Apple Podcasts App - Apple Users

Click the Library tab at the bottom of the app screen
Click the three dots menu ... in the upper right corner
Select the Add a Show by URL option
Paste in the unlisted podcast feed into the box
Click on Follow
The podcast is then added to your podcast library.
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