How to Listen to Radio on your iPhone

No matter you have a huge collection of songs in your iPhone, there are times when you get confused about which music to listen. Sometimes you don’t exactly know what kind of music will suit your current mood. In such times, listening to radio can be a good choice. It often happens that a certain music track being played on radio shifts your mood to the entire other direction. Breaking news and other useful knowledge is also widely delivered on radio channels. It is thought by some people that there seems no fit place for radio in today’s world when you have access to internet via smart phones in your pockets. You can listen to what ever music you want, can have access to any piece of information you need or follow up news on the internet through your smart phones. Well, radio has a charm of its own and can be a very effective medium of entertainment at different times. You don’t need to carry a radio along with you as most of the cell phones have this feature within them. Apple also provides you with such iPhone apps which can enable you to listen hundreds of radio channels from all over the world. Listening radio on your iPhone might be a very unique experience for you and you can learn a lot from it. All you need to do is install a suitable app and you can listen to radio channels of your choice.


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    Press the menu button to open up the iPhone apps. Go to the ‘App Store’ for finding a suitable radio application.

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    Tap on the ‘search’ button at the bottom of your iPhone screen within the App Store and a dialogue box will appear on the top. Type ‘radio’ in the box and hit the spyglass to begin your app search.

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    A list of applications will appear. Chose the one you desire most suitable for you. ‘TuneIn Radio’ and ‘Pandora Radio’ are the two most popular radio playing applications but you can go for any app you like.

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    Tap on the desired app and its details, compatibility and features will be shown to you on the next page. A blue button on the top right corner will show the buying price of that app or whether it is free. Tap on the blue button and then install the app.

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    A small window will pop out asking you for your App Store username and password before the download begins. The download speed will depend on your internet connection.

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    Once the download is complete, open up the radio streaming app from your iPhone menu. Normally it will appear as the last app on the menus.

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    Follow the instructions given in the app to listen radio channels live. Enjoy listening through the speakers but prefer earphones for better sound clarity.

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