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Pandora gives you a personalized music experience that continually evolves with your tastes. Create stations from your favorite songs, artists or genres. Or search browse to find recommended stations for your mood or activity. Looking for more? Pandora Premium™ Subscribe to enjoy personalized on-demand music • Search and play your favorite songs, albums and playlists on-demand • Create playlists, not worklists - on your own or powered by Pandora • Download the music you want for offline listening • Unlimited skips and replays • Higher quality audio • Listen with no ads Pandora Plus™ Subscribe to enjoy personalized radio with no ads • Unlimited personalized stations • Up to four stations for offline listening • Unlimited skips and replays • Higher quality audio • Listen with no ads Pandora Plus subscriptions are $4.99 per month. Pandora Premium subscriptions are $12.99 per month. You’ll be charged as a recurring transaction through your iTunes account. Pending trial eligibility, charges for Plus ($4.99/month) or Premium ($12.99/month) begin at the end of a free trial unless you cancel 24 hours prior to the end of the current subscription month. Any unused portion of a free Pandora Plus trial period will be forfeited if you upgrade to Pandora Premium. You can manage your subscription, cancel or turn off auto-renewal through Account Settings in your iTunes account. Pandora is available to US customers only. Some advertising exclusions apply. Skips, replays and offline features may be limited by certain licensing restrictions. Pandora may use large amounts of data, and carrier data charges may apply. For best results, we recommend you connect your device to trusted Wi-Fi networks when available. Terms and conditions: www.pandora.com/legal www.pandora.com/legal/subscription www.pandora.com/privacy
Stop pushing for free trial of premium constantly
by Laurent Pandora fan on 2018/02/20 21:56
I am a long time subscriber and lover of the app. I have discovered so much music and artists thanks to it. However lately every time I start the app I get a prompt for 30 day free trial of premium app. If I say no a hundred times can the app get a clue that I am not interested? The trial prompt is very disruptive. Maybe this is what to expect with the new owners who are known for being very agressive with their pricing and product push. Case in point when I did not subscribe to an expiring satellite radio sub I was offer deal after deal with deep discounts well over 80% off. Crazy marketing. Should I too switch to Spotify like thousands of subscribers have done in past months?
Annoying app
by MplsAJ on 2018/02/20 21:45
STOP ASKING ME TO UPGRADE, I ALREADY PAY FOR A MEMBERSHIP. These pop ups ruin the experience.
For
by onmhygojiuh on 2018/02/20 21:33
Psilocybin
Discovery
by Lauwhman on 2018/02/20 21:16
I am really discovering music for the first time with the ease of pandora and narrowing in on the music that moves me. New songs and artist of similar styles. The ease that it will play again and add music that I like.
Need to eliminate ads-I already pay
by UserForAYear on 2018/02/20 21:08
I’ve been a longtime Pandora One customer and a recent change to the app is really irritating. Every other time I open the app I get a pop-up asking if I want to upgrade to Premium. No I don’t. So how about you take that answer and turn off the pop-up so I don’t keep seeing it? Because continuing to ask is certainly not going to make me change my mind. I’m already paying for your service...quit nagging me to buy more when I’ve told you repeatedly I don’t want it.
Pandora Rocks
by Ruaviking on 2018/02/20 20:26
Got to love the fact that all you need to know is the artist and you will be listening to them plus music like it!!!
To Pandora
by Olivia Cacho on 2018/02/20 20:10
Thank you for this app cause I love to listen to music and it has all of my favorite songs one of my favorites are MOST GIRLS
Ads
by Chief sitting dog on 2018/02/20 19:38
They place and move the ads where it makes you sign up for premium. Shady. More ads than music.
Pandora my side piece
by kentrelllovell on 2018/02/20 19:20
We rock out daily
Very impressed!
by Dissapointed Critic on 2018/02/20 19:03
I am very impressed with pandora! It picks music for me perfectly and even though there are ads, there are not WAY to many of them. Plus, ads never interrupt your music, they only show up once a song has ended. This app is just like Spotify only much more personalized. You can get premium for 12.99 and plus for 4.99. When you buy premium or plus, the trial lasts for one month. I have had free trials for both and they are DEFINITELY worth it! This app is a must have!
Me Keith
by The Courel on 2018/02/20 18:47
Have a love of music Pandora delivered every time like a lot of different types easy to switch back and forth.
Amazing
by bmartinez751 on 2018/02/20 18:32
I love this app soooooo much I can say enough good things n for free girl u really can go wrong plus they really listen to the songs that u like as long as u hit the like button they will play all the time u listen to ur station and also they suggest songs related to what you enjoy listening to 👌🏼
Love it- Lost without it
by BBits9 on 2018/02/20 17:27
One of my most used apps and by far my favorite
Excellent App
by DrTude on 2018/02/20 17:02
Excellent app for music
Love pandora but...
by Updates $^*% on 2018/02/20 17:01
It is frustrating when listening to a channel and, in the middle of a song or ad, it says “station currently unavailable.” It’s been doing it now for the last few weeks. And I’ll have only been listening to that station for a couple hours. I’ve tried closing the app and restarting it but that does not work. Please fix.
Variety
by Chictosta on 2018/02/20 16:58
I enjoy creating my stations with my favorites which I can enjoy with the tap of a finger!
Endless advertising and pestering
by Falcon140 on 2018/02/20 16:56
Every single time you open the app, it bugs you to connect your Facebook, and pushes you to sign up for the most expensive premium option. I'm already paying for plus. Be happy you're getting that much. Stop putting so much junk in the app.
Great Music
by 1144Greece on 2018/02/20 16:28
Love Love Love my Pandora !!🎼
Pandora
by Chloe Rapson on 2018/02/20 16:19
Love your music and the app!!😁😁😁😁😁
Annoying
by Lena B. Co on 2018/02/20 16:13
I wish Pandora would stop asking me to upgrade. If I want to upgrade I will
Great
by Linkspinks on 2018/02/20 16:08
This is a awesome music app, it works very well and you can bring it anywhere anytime, 5 stars!
🤬 Stop telling me to upgrade from pro to premium
by tcsiwula on 2018/02/20 15:47
Every time I open the app it tells me to change from pro to premium. You are passively harassing your existing customer base.
Stop the ads!!
by BLG6 on 2018/02/20 15:40
I pay monthly for “ad-free” Pandora One, only to receive ads from Pandora to upgrade (aka pay even more) for Pandora to stop the upgrade ads? Please cut it out! I’ve had this app for 6+ years and with the recent and constant “upgrade now!” ads, this is not the ad-free service you promised. Nor is what I’m paying for.
Pro is no different than free
by FranceLP on 2018/02/20 15:34
So I got the free trial. Commercials! Charged $12.99 for my my first month. Commercials! Still not seeing the benefit!
9 Year User
by Boe25 on 2018/02/20 15:22
I love Pandora and have used some of the same stations for years on my computer and phone. I appreciate that the music adjusts to your responses to tracks they suggest. More often than not, when I thumbs down a track, Pandora suggests a song that follows the same style I am looking for that the song I disliked. It is so slick that you can create inspiration for a station and Pandora finds the songs similar to them for you! The only bummer is that with the last update, the option to add variety was taken away-or I haven’t found it, yet. I have found some new artists I would like to add to one of my longest running playlists, and may just need to be patient. The updates do tend to be more user-friendly than the last, but they are vastly different. So prepare to be on your toes. :) Overall, this music app has been dependable for me for nearly a decade!
Best App Award
by Axia3 on 2018/02/20 15:13
This is the best app since the first Brain-Gut app that diagnoses IBS issues.
Going the wrong direction
by Mr.stevie1000 on 2018/02/20 15:11
I have been using this app for years and I love it! I have paid for the highest level for years also but now they have a even higher level which does nothing for me. Every time I open the app now there is a pop up trying to sell me there premium crap. I already pay I don’t want to pay more and I don’t want you to ask me 500 times if I want to!!!! Turn off the pop up junk for your subscribers or we will move to other music apps that don’t have pop-ups when you pay there services!!
Ads
by Nate424 on 2018/02/20 15:05
Just because people are not paying for pandora does mean you have to flood them with advertisements. There’s so many options for people to listen to music and honestly if this does change I’ll be deleting the pandora app.
Enjoyable
by shoof252 on 2018/02/20 15:02
Enjoyable.
Rating
by Jarochowa on 2018/02/20 14:42
Great service!
Won’t stop asking me to buy premium! No way to disable forever
by Hbcaptain1 on 2018/02/20 14:33
Won’t stop asking me to buy premium! No way to disable forever. I already pay for the normal service, which is what I need
Extremely frustrated
by sav noel on 2018/02/20 14:20
I have been paying for pandora premium for over a year, and its incredibly frustrating. When i switch from online to offline to get in my car, it doesn’t transfer, two songs in it makes the offline chime, then stops all music. I have to close and reopen my pandora three times and turn off my wifi search for it to finally work properly, and even then it doesn’t. Then, when I’m getting out of my car, pause the music and close the app, it starts playing again, just randomly and the app isn't even open. So i reopen the app, pause the music close it again, and it still is playing. I have to restart my phone every time for this. This is the second time I’ve brought it up.
Tired of pandora ads when I already pay you!
by Cas__man on 2018/02/20 13:10
I’ve been a pandora subscriber for many years. Ever since the launch of the new higher tier subscription level, I have to dismiss a nag screen every time I launch the app. The nag screen is asking me to start a free trial of the premium service. I only get the option to start the trial, or “not now”. Stop this or I’m leaving. Just stop.
Fantastic pandora music
by G.Hernandez95 on 2018/02/20 13:06
Makes my day
Love it
by Bullwagon on 2018/02/20 12:54
I have the free version and I love it!
Best Mixes... STOP 🛑 asking me to upgrade!!!
by ChefCookie on 2018/02/20 12:50
Let's get real, nobody plays all the songs I wanna hear and everybody throws in songs on my mixes that seem to come from outer space and leave me wondering "how the hell did that song show up on my playlist?!?" But Pandora, you do it better than all the rest... That being said, please stop asking me to upgrade to premium every time I open the app!!!!!!!!!!!
I love this app 😁
by katiuska.miller on 2018/02/20 12:43
Love pandora... not much commercials lately.
Pretty Good, but it has a few problems
by redbird382 on 2018/02/20 12:37
The app is usually great, but recently I’ve run into an issue. When I shut the app off, it will randomly start playing a few minutes later. It doesn’t show up as running, but it plays until I open the app and shut it down again. This isn’t a major issue, but it is a bit frustrating.
Better than Apple Music and Spotify *i used all three*
by Yung_Og on 2018/02/20 12:32
With the premium version of pandora ... this app becomes almost perfect like ... it’s great the only problem I seen is some songs it say “due to our licensing can’t add song” but you can thumbs it up and still add it to that playlist... and can’t play some artists for the same reason ... but the radio stations stay on topic and don’t wonder of to weird songs ... I love the app so far
Best music app
by akahler81 on 2018/02/20 12:12
Best music app I’ve ever had!
Excessive, unnecessary prompts to upgrade to premium?
by ChorizoBaby on 2018/02/20 10:22
As a long time paid pandora customer, I am used to an ad free experience. I am on Pandora Plus $4.99 per month. Every day, multiple times per day, a full screen ad pops up to try Pandora Premium with choices: Upgrade or Not now. The choices are close enough together that careful aim is necessary to select Not now. The aggravation is that obviously as an existing Pandora customer I am already familiar with the product offering. Why keep prompting me to upgrade?!!!! Why every day? Why multiple times per day? Why cripple my paid pandora service experience? There should be a third selection for a permanent opt-out: no thanks, I’m happy customer as is, stop badgering me!! The up-sell strategy should be based on increased value, not “we’ll stop bugging you to upgrade”. If there is no way to opt-out of these excessive, unnecessary and consequently annoying up-sell ads soon, I’ll be moving to a competitor.
Please stop asking me to upgrade
by Rob as yeah on 2018/02/20 05:42
I pay for Pandora, I have for years. I really like the app, all the new music I've been introduced to, etc. What I really dislike is the relentless pop up trying to get me to upgrade to Pandora Premium. STOP, I'm happy, leave me alone. It makes me want to cancel the service. Annoying as heck I can't turn off Pandora's advertisements of itself. I pay for no ads, turn off your ads too! 5 stars when you stop.
Seriously the best
by ghekman on 2018/02/20 04:26
The best
Definitely recommend getting Spotify!
by H2O Delerious Fan on 2018/02/20 04:10
Pandora is nice but it is much simpler to use Spotify because you make playlists and play and song which you need to buy pandora premium to do.
I love it
by adreanvalenz on 2018/02/20 03:00
I just wish to have more variety on the stations!
Awesome
by Savage Buky on 2018/02/20 02:04
It’s awesome
Bookmarks???
by Minmin69 on 2018/02/20 02:01
Generally good app for listening, but then you removed access to bookmarks on the mobile app??? WHY???? I have to log on to my desktop version to access my bookmarks now. Absurd!
Exploring the past
by johnnyreggae88 on 2018/02/20 01:49
I always love finding new editions to my life’s soundtrack and pandora helps bring me to new songs and artists I would have never heard otherwise!!
Jayden
by jay -- cool on 2018/02/20 01:41
Best ever - go to Jay.den946 go follow at Instagram
Play the band for the station I play
by roadkill54x on 2018/02/20 01:10
Play the band for the station I play
😍
by Brm!! on 2018/02/20 01:00
It’s a good app!!
Too much ads
by frozen cone on 2018/02/20 00:55
This app would be better if this app wasn’t so money hungry and spamming you with ads
Too many repeats and commercials
by koen stoecklein on 2018/02/20 00:49
Too many repeat songs and Commercials every two songs.
Yeah Pandora
by juuboo on 2018/02/20 00:38
This music is so good for my anxiety and depression also I am having pain right now because I cracked my knee and it takes my mind off the pain listening to the music
Stop asking
by 8492718492 on 2018/02/20 00:29
I currently have pandora plus. If I wanted premium I would get it. With the last few updates it’s always asking me to upgrade. If this keeps up I will be canceling my plus membership. I pay for plus to avoid ads and then pandora repays me with their own ads.
Greatest music! offline music can’t beat it!
by mikee8304 on 2018/02/20 00:06
Please please add Thailand music!!!!! On other note I’ve been with Slacker, songza was the best, Spotify, I only go to Spotify for Thai music, been over 10 years online music now I’m hooked with Pandora for years! Please add Thai music!!!
Excelente 👍
by CRodriguezPedraza on 2018/02/19 23:54
💪😃👍🇵🇷
Awesome
by dptyoli533 on 2018/02/19 22:46
Since I discovered pandora, I can truly say through it I relive every decade since my junior years . Every song from each decade .... is definitely the best thing ever ...
Crashes
by winzzzzzzzzzz on 2018/02/19 22:37
This app is very slow and crashes a lot. I heard a lot of positive feedback so that’s why I subscribed to Pandora Premium and honestly, it just feels like a waste of money. The music is limited due to the license, and sometimes my music will refuse to play. It puts me in the worst mood. I’ll restart the app 10 times and the music will still not play, even though it’s supposedly “downloaded” to my phone. I pay 12$ a month for it to not play music when I want it to? These issues seem easily fixable, but no update has really worked any magic. I’m probably going to switch to Spotify soon.
I love this app it has mercy me so I love it
by rayesue on 2018/02/19 22:17
I love it so much because I love mercy me
Pandora is cool
by babystarbra on 2018/02/19 21:41
Pandora has songs that you love search you station its cool and yeah I rated it 5 stars
Crashes iOS 10.3.3
by Sulty alsa on 2018/02/19 21:12
Although Pandora used to be unquestionably one of my favorite music streaming apps, it always seems to crashes 5 songs in. It's really irritating when you're in the groove. Hopefully they can find a permanent solution to this unnecessary problem. also the sheer amount of ads make a horrendous listening experience!
X (iOS 11.x)
by downgrad3r on 2018/02/19 21:11
The app works well. There are fewer licenses than one would find on other streaming services, but the Pandora algorithm makes for easier hands-off listening (outside of album play, which is identical assuming competing services have the same licenses). My biggest complaint is that the app forgets user tasks (eg, searching a particular artist’s catalogue, playing a particular song on a station, etc.) when backgrounded. It then kicks you back to the “my music” section while auto-launching a new song on the last station played. Quite annoying.
Disappointed
by MrAcg on 2018/02/19 20:09
Used to have the free version of pandora and it was ok, went ahead and signed up for the premium version only to be extremely disappointed. The music crashes a lot, I keep on getting the same annoying notification telling me that the radio is not currently available and to choose a different station... no matter what station I choose I get that same annoying notification, so it seems that I’m only paying to get crappier service. Thanks for the waste of money.
Pandora
by ryleepolak on 2018/02/19 19:10
Good
Great selection
by grv247 on 2018/02/19 18:31
Good stuff
Pandora Review
by the italian vlog on 2018/02/19 18:28
Very good I would recommend this app!😁
Love it
by LexiLexJames on 2018/02/19 17:58
I enjoy the music that Pandora plays. It’s diverse and right on point!! Each station I choose Pandora is able to match the music to correlate with that exact artist. Thanks so much!
I hate you gise
by ghhshsdhh on 2018/02/19 17:48
Itaete
👍🏻👍🏻
by aleocis on 2018/02/19 17:40
Great!!!!
So good!
by Kksparklz on 2018/02/19 17:30
I’m so happy right now because they actually let me play my favorite albums for free and I’ve been wanting to do that for ages and now I can because I wasn’t allowed to buy music so thank you Pandora!!!!😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁
Pandora
by dermnursey on 2018/02/19 17:27
Too many commercials
🤗
by Jessica berrios on 2018/02/19 17:22
Amazing
Thanks Pandora!
by Bruno love on 2018/02/19 17:16
Pandora help me to love my day, one step up with with it’s great music. Thanks Pandora!
Love Pandora
by Bereadyfor2012 on 2018/02/19 16:18
Great mix of songs, custom channels, great sound quality, awesome experience!
Me gusta
by el chaparri on 2018/02/19 15:25
El chaparro
#Notworthit
by Livetodnc on 2018/02/19 15:24
I’ve subscribed for years, but am cancelling. Too slow (am typically restricted to off-line mode), too many bugs, too many ads to upgrade (even more). #notworthit
Really good
by Superwolfgames_YT on 2018/02/19 12:03
I love pandora I listen to it every morning when i am going to school but it has a problem it doesn’t move the timer for when you play music it does not move
Love Pandora
by MauiValeri on 2018/02/19 09:50
Best radio app. Easy to use, broad format- can access from phone, computer, etc. Also love station options and selections<3
Station
by Camden323 on 2018/02/19 07:00
Great old days songs really enjoy this station
Cannot edit my playlists
by -$(Smasher)$- on 2018/02/19 06:42
I’ll accidentally thumbs up a song and go to delete it, but it just stay on there. I can’t delete it online or in offline mode. I don’t understand why I’m unable to delete these.
Annoyed!!
by tia bia on 2018/02/19 06:40
Every time I open pandora it keeps asking me to upgrade to premium. I do not want to upgrade. It feels like a trap. It actually tricked my boyfriend into hitting upgrade when he opened his pandora. Now he has to jump thru hoops to cancel it. It would be nice to see that pop up disappear. A button that says ‘don’t ask again’ would be ideal.
Stop tryna charge. Being free will get you at the top
by lawdina biiiiitch on 2018/02/19 05:38
Premium need to be free to be honest
Loveee itttt
by kotaraptor on 2018/02/19 05:13
I love it so much I know sometimes you don’t always get what ever song you want but it’s nice too to discover new music and stuff
Forced Facebook connect
by blahhhhhhhhhjjj on 2018/02/19 05:11
That's a neat trick making the 'not now' button not work when you force a connect to Facebook for a radio app.
Crashing
by SouthMex on 2018/02/19 04:48
I have not experienced any further issues since the last update. Good work.
Perfect
by GPM $$$ on 2018/02/19 04:41
PANDO PICKS THE RIGHT SONGS FOR THE RIGHT MOOD EVERY TIME!!!
Ads
by Ryley12351 on 2018/02/19 03:38
There is way to many
Love it.
by Zurovec on 2018/02/19 03:14
Wow!
Why?
by ananomyse on 2018/02/19 02:17
I was trying to use pandora but i haven't updated it yet and it literally didn't let me listen to anything it kept pausing. I love using this app but that was really annoying. I would like to use this app without having it force me to update it just so i can work.
Awesome
by babyluvhov on 2018/02/19 02:16
The the variety of music
It’s ok..
by Peanut2150 on 2018/02/19 01:52
I like the music but I want to have a track with a artist and the first song is the actual artist the and the rest are way different artists it gets annoying. Next update can you add that feature where you get the artist you want to listen to.
It’s all adds
by Leeshen on 2018/02/19 01:40
I know I am using the free version and I do expect some adds, but ever sense the new update all I see are adds. Not only are there giant adds that make me so I can’t even see what song is playing, the adds slow down switching to different stations. Not to mention when an audio add pops up I can no longer skip it after 15 seconds, the adds are full screen and three to four 30 second adds play in a row before a new song plays.
Pandora
by abby duh on 2018/02/19 00:59
It is amazing listening to all of my favorite songs
Update Glitch
by Blortous on 2018/02/19 00:55
I recently updated the app and am unable to use it for more than 15 minutes before it notifies me of an error and stops playing. I should have waited to update and would have, had I know of this issue.
Love it... Well almost all of it...
by Nickh2007 on 2018/02/19 00:47
Love my One subscription but needs... 1. LANDSCAPE orientation 2. Full screen album art (iPad) 3. Really throws a random song sometimes 4. iPhone lock screen integration for thumbs up and down 5. More skips for ONE users Still my favorite and most used apps...
Great songs
by Jim on the desert on 2018/02/18 23:21
I’m telling all my friends about Pandora Radio I like it.
Songs I did not asked
by pollues on 2018/02/18 22:44
Really annoying when you write down an artist name and Pandora pops up another and Force you to listen to another one.
...
by Redlineppmc on 2018/02/18 22:27
I would like it much better if you would stop interrupting me selecting music to ask if I’m ready to upgrade...With you doing that it has me leaning more towards canceling my account instead of upgrading...
Premium is great!
by himguyy on 2017/12/13 20:44
I wrote to Pandora support frustrated that I cannot access all subscription options from a mobile device (no matter how much I request desktop site in Safari!), and was met with a 2-month trial offer for Pandora Premium. Premium has far and away reshaped the listening experience. Tons of music can be searched and played immediately, repeat played infinitely, full albums played through and repeated. The songs that are not (yet) licensed for immediate search and play can still be made into stations to match the song's genre categorization. The user interface looks prettier than the plain no-subscription counterpart. It is a very inclusive version of Pandora and best of all, not an ad to be seen or heard no matter how many hours listened or songs skipped. Only drawbacks for me, the price and competing music service prices are all too high. My $20 iTunes gift card couldn't stretch to a second month of Premium. It is missing a repeat option, so a user must manually replay a song or album for each replay. And it would be very useful to have the options flyout menu (top left of the app) always visible no matter to which depth one has navigated in their music discovery. Nevertheless, I am very thankful for the trial subscription. I tried a paid month since then and found Premium still to be just as satisfying apart from the monthly subscription price.
Glitch Fixed, Back To Perfection 👌🏻
by 🎤Mischivia🎶 on 2017/12/27 16:51
As I mentioned in a previous comment, this amazing app was being taken over by an evil glitch. Now that the glitch is fixed, everything is back to normal, i’m back to enjoying all my favorite songs, and discovering new ones. The app is still just as amazing without premium, which I never bothered to try, the app is amazing as it is. And now all that is back. Although there is one thing that I always forgot to mention in my two previous reviews, advertising. The advertisements are not a severe problem, just merely annoying more than anything, you just finished an amazing tune, and then an ad pops up trying to get you to go to Six Flags. I know you cannot remove these, they are necessary, I’m mostly writing this part as a warning to anybody who had the patience to read up to here 😉. Although in the end, we all hate advertisements. 😁 Although I found a glitch in the new update, I am using Pandora on an iPad mini and when I turn off my device while using Pandora and turn it back on the lock-screen is stuck on “Burn by Ellie Goulding” it happened when I was listening to the song and had to leave my device for a moment, and now every time I use Pandora, this glitch happens. I don’t know if it is my device, or your app, thank you for reading my review.
What am I paying for??!
by SuziQ86 on 2017/12/01 14:20
This is unbelievable! I can’t believe I am actually being charged for a service that is unusable. I pay monthly for an ad-free Pandora experience. Despite the minor hiccups, I’ve been relatively happy with this app for the past few years. However, with the most recent update, it no longer functions correctly. I have even taken a screencast to show that I’m not crazy or making it up. First, I have to open the app, which automatically freezes. So then I have to swipe out and open again. Then, after a song starts playing, it will suddenly stop like 30 seconds in. Don’t even try connecting to Bluetooth in your car or you’ll be one distracted driver trying to get it play just one song. If I also try to simultaneously use another app, as I have been doing for many years prior, it will now automatically stop playing. What is with these developers who don’t test out the updates before releasing them to the public and losing many LOYAL customers in return?? I am very frustrated and need this issue to be addressed immediately (for a road trip I’m taking) or I will find another radio music app worth my time and money! Ps- My phone and app have all the most recent updates and I have had no other issues with any other app. Previous Review: Love it! I use Pandora every single day. My only gripe is that I wish we could like/dislike songs on the lock screen without having to unlock the phone each time. Other than that, it's a wonderful app that I'm glad to have :-)
Crap for free and doesn’t get better with premium
by JordynKLow on 2017/11/05 07:48
Constantly goes offline when I have plenty of service. Now it won’t play the songs on my playlists. I select a song and it chooses a random song from the same playlist. I have premium yet your licensing restrictions require that a lot of the songs I like require to be listened to on the radio part of the app. What’s the point of paying for premium? I’d rather deal with ads. I listen to this app while I’m driving and now with our distracted driving laws in my state this app makes it IMPOSSIBLE for me to get it working if it starts wigging out on me. The offline playlists literally play crap music and only play like four songs. When you go back into service it chooses a playlist for you instead of resuming what you had going in the first place. This app is a total waste of money for premium and a total waste of time and effort for commuters without premium. Like if I want to listen to a song over, sure I will listen to an ad but don’t prompt me 7 times about premium before letting me rewind like seriously how am I supposed to listen and drive when the app is asking you 20 freaking questions. Stop making things more of an effort than they need to be. The other day I selected a song and it started randomly playing other songs on that playlist but then immediately choosing another and another and so on. My songs were on a literal shuffle. Get your life together pandora.
Two stars for what Pandora once was...
by pv15 on 2017/12/04 01:18
I’ve been a fairly long time user of Pandora One. The poor performance of this app is almost making me consider leaving them for online radio. First and foremost, here recently the app has been real garbage. Every time I open it it’s either wanting me to sign into Facebook, or sign up for the higher Pandora service. To me that’s a bit insulting as a person that already pays for Pandora One. There aren’t supposed to be ads, and I certainly don’t want to sign into Facebook on Pandora. Here recently it’s been terrible about audio playback too. For example, the other day if I’d switch to another app or if my phone would go to sleep Pandora would quit playing music. An uninstall and reinstall of the app did fix this. Another issue I’ve been having is sometime I’ll get a notification from another app, the music volume turns down for said notification, but then it doesn’t turn the music back up after, making me close the app and reopen it. One other complaint I have is if I pause the music, the app sometimes just plain seems to forget once I hit play if I spent too long on pause. In order to get music to play again I have to go and reopen the Pandora app. Often times whatever song I was enjoying is no longer there. Really discontent with the quality here recently.
Ads, ads, and then more ads
by Combzz on 2017/10/21 15:14
Too many ads of course. I spend 1 minute (two 30 second ads) listening to your ads, ok great. Then a song comes on that I don’t like, press skip, instantly 2 more adds. So now 2 minutes have passed and I’m still stuck with listening to the SAME ads over and over and over again. The ad frequency is way too high compared to any other free radio out there. Plus, the music that does get to play isn’t even what I like to listen to. And a lot of time the music isn’t even tailored to the station. And then there’s the issue where after 8-10 songs, it literally LOOPS!!! It will the start playing the same songs you listened to an hour ago, or where you last listened to Pandora. Pandora is the WORST out there. Compare that to iHeartRadio who has a way better tailored music experience and less ads that are actually relevant to me. On top of that, the only benefits you receive after paying monthly for their premium is just “more skips” and “less ads”. There are definitely way better services out there that when you pay you get “no ads” and “unlimited skips”. Pandora is just a major waste of time, they’re only in it for the money and because of that they’ll eventually die off as someone else overtakes them; unless they radically change their business model and put the user listening experience in the spotlight.
I want an improved music service
by Navy Tester on 2017/11/07 15:05
This is Pandora’s last week to prove that it’s the music service for me. I drive a lot between major cities and service drops all the time. Even when i have good service the app locks up and makes me reboot. Lastly, it’s not clear what or how im paying for plus. I guit once because of the ridiculous monthly tap when all i wanted to do was pay for a year and forget about the hassle of remembering to deduct monthly payments. Now, i cant see (on the app) how I’m paying, again. Ill logon to the website and find out if I’ll just quit then and there. Apple music had been sending little treats and Pandora hasn’t been concerned enough to make the app work through my iphone ( so far) and without a pretty rapid service improvement ( i just updated the app) and a means to see how I’m paying for plus from my very secure phone, i will quit and move on. I have to add one more, i was engaged many years ago by a stellar customer service representative. She was so helpful that i nearly stayed on, in spite of the required monthly payments option at the time. When Pandora finally adopted the annual payment option again, I don’t return. But now service is suffering. Please make this right. Thank you very much for reading my novella! 😁
"Premium" upgrade removes key feature
by EricMLarson on 2017/10/14 21:37
For some reason I got some kind of "demo" of Pandora Premium, which is great except for the total loss of the "I'm tired of this track" feature. "But you get unlimited skips! Why would you need that?" Because it's vital to how Pandora actually works: giving a song a thumbs-up defines the kind of music you want to hear on a station, but you might not want to hear that exact song all the time. So the best way to build a Pandora station is to thumb-up all the songs that have the right kind of sound for you, but then put them on the "shelf" if Pandora starts to play them too often. But that feature has apparently been removed from Premium (and Support won't answer me, or tell me how to get out of this demo/trial that I don't want). My only options are to skip the annoying songs every single time they keep coming up... or bookmark them for future reference before giving them a thumbs-down, and mess up the kinds of music that Pandora is going to put into the station until I manually put them back a few weeks later. Their help files don't warn you of this but if you read carefully you'll see that the "Premium" help is in a different category and it doesn't mention the "I'm tired of this track" feature that's described under the regular iOS app help. Beware.
Pandora Music ... where words fail Music Speaks
by Buckeye Smile on 2017/11/10 10:16
Since discovering Pandora listening I have found great joy in listening. Music is uplifting, I am able to choose genre that matches my feelings and mood at certain times of the day or Simply to get me going, it energized me! I have used Pandora to soothe my grandchildren when rocking them to sleep or entertain them while playing. I have used it while sitting with gravely I’ll family in Hospice, I have used it when visiting elderly friends playing music that was popular during their era. I have used it to comfort me , rather than relying on pills to help me fall asleep I Listen to music... I enjoy listening to music while working in my flower beds or sitting on my patio. When I don’t want complete silence I fill it with music. Music is like a good friend... it’s always there for me anytime, anywhere. I prefer listening to music rather than watching TV where there is so much trash and negativity that is depressing. Music lifts my spirit, it’s like visiting a counselor but without the high cost... it speaks to me through its words and melodies 🎼🎶🎹🎺🎷🎻so Thank you Pandora🎧🎶
It Used to Work
by WhoReleasedThisCr*p on 2017/11/02 02:23
Pandora used to be my go-to music app. I was introduced to artists I never knew existed because they were similar to what I already enjoyed. When I got a new car with SYNC3, Pandora was rock solid. I could move from house to car and back without missing a beat. But several months ago, Pandora started having problems. When I get in the car, especially when using CarPlay, there’s no better than a 10% chance that I’ll be able to open Pandora, select a playlist and actually hear music. Most of the time it will give me a list of my playlists, but selecting a playlist just snaps back and does nothing no matter how many times I select it. Sometimes the app on the phone tells me “Poor network connection”, or its stuck asking me to start a free trial, or there’s a “Skip to Pandora” button. But you know what’s not there? Music! My home wi-fi is unchanged. There are no new cell towers. I have at least three bars. There is no reason why I can’t do today what I did for months without any problems, and that’s listen to music. So I have deleted the app and reinstalled twice. If I have to delete again, there won’t be another installation. And that’s sad because an app that once brought me so much good music and introduced me to so many artists, now brings only daily frustration.
Can’t get it right AGAIN!!!
by Vipedogg on 2017/12/02 02:59
Once’s again you mess up the app. Now I can’t get it to work. When I turn it on the app then when I closed the screen to let it play in back ground. It turns off the music. Then when I try to put it back on it freezes. I have to turn off the app then turn it back on. This happens every time. Now that I paid for this service it not working. This happen 1 day after the last fix. Plus you can’t see whats playing in the lock screen. Just shows the pandora app is on. GREAT JOBS!!! (Not) (Next day) After I putting a bad review. The sent me a way to fix the problem the very next day. All I can say it now work and I’m happy again with pandora. This time it was a great job!! Just give them a problem and they will fix it. I might have been a little mad about the review. But at the time it was bad day and I wanted was to listen to music it chill with, and it didn’t want to work. I glad that the people at pandora really care about the people who uses their app. Just give a change and see what they can do for you. *****. 5 five rating.
Really like Pandora despite its issues
by watsontcbc on 2018/01/06 18:21
I really like Pandora. They fixed the latest crashing issue. I occasionally use and try other apps. Some are good for specific uses, like just finding a specific song or hearing what friends like. But Pandora consistently curated music very very well and I keep coming back, now defaulting to it for general listening in the car and at home. Jazz, electronica, fusion, trance, house, and artist or even song-based stations - you name it: I get an excellent mix suited to my tastes, with new tunes and artists I hadn’t yet heard. Yes, their ad behavior is irritating in the free version. But if you grew up listening to AM radio as I did, this is not really a problem. And if you can’t stand it, ante-up for the premium version. It is totally worth it if you hate the ads that much what with all the extra features you get. Keep it up Pandora. Just don’t make your ad function any more annoying than it already is (like popping up more ads when I just want to see the album cover, making me click two or three times to see it!). If you make it less annoying I’ll give you a full five stars!
Downloaded songs not really accessible
by Kitkatbiggie on 2018/01/24 06:22
I like pandora but recently when I select shuffle my thumbs up it repeats the same several songs (songs I have given the thumbs up) along with new songs in the same vein. The new stuff is ok but why keep repeating the one or two songs over and over from my list of 302 songs. My other issue is I live in an area where reception comes and goes between my commute to and from work...so I downloaded quite a few songs. I wish I could select offline mode but I can’t. So I will be rocking out and when the song comes to an end I have sudden total silence while it connects “buffers” for the next 10 minutes. Instead of just going into off line mode and playing my downloads. So my question are they truly downloaded? Why else would the app keep searching “buffering”. If you live in a non rural area I am sure you don’t even notice but us Northern California coastal towns do! I end up switching to google play. As I want to rock out before I have a hectic day working at the local hospital or going home to take care of my three awesome teenagers and hubby!
I’m with HER
by Gardengirl18 on 2017/12/05 12:48
I always loved this service and before I was a paying customer, I was a regular subscriber since 2007 and I did love it but there are too many problems with it now! It is constantly buffering, it says it’s playing, the meter shows the music is on and it’s in play status but the problem is there’s nothing coming out! There is no communication between what we hear and what the machine says that we’re supposed to hear and I’m saying everything that the previous person reviewed is exactly how I feel and if this does not fix itself soon, I’m Leaving! I had to now delete the app as per Pandora’s help instructions and my stations and everything else has to be redone! Sometimes I put on gospel music from my coworker that I play with her once a week and once it comes on for some unknown reason I cannot get gospel off and it keeps going into my playlist although the station is the selected and I have close the app hit save and hit shuffle and I cannot get rid of it. Maybe that’s Interventional. Previous Review: I'm surprised to see how the music is chosen for variety. I pay for it, but the optional features are very good.i love Todays Comedy Radio station however, I seem to hear the same bits. So I hit skip a lot. Maybe you can add some variety.
Pandora Premium may not be so great after all
by RoA(one and only) on 2017/10/10 12:22
My headphone controls are not working with Pandora anymore over the last few days and Pandora no longer comes up on my lock screen. This is absolutely irritating. Who do I need to complain to in order to get this fixed?! Pandora is great. I always thought so. And I figured, it would be fantastic to upgrade to Pandora Premium (PP). I don't regret my decision, but it (PP) concentrates on playing thumbs up songs. Now that might sound great, but it 1) disallows the listener from gaining new music experiences from different artists, genres, and albums. 2) soon enough, I will grow tired of these favorite tracks. 3) you cannot undo a thumbs up after it is done. So if you thumbs up a song, you can neither unhighlight thumbs up nor hit "thumbs down" (although that may be extreme). What I want from Pandora Premium- and was available in the free version - is the flexibility of liking, unliking, disliking song tracks, and exploring new artists, genres, albums, and tracks. Still Pandora is great and receives 4 stars, but Pandora Premium, itself, is probably worth 2. It's not bad... just disappointing.
Slimy sales tricks. Classless.
by alexk1682 on 2017/09/11 14:00
Barely able to navigate app due to the overwhelming number of adds that they jam down your throat. Back to back Pop ups that require you to close, lazily slopped together commercials, and if that wasn't enough the variety of songs is pitiful. After the first 7 songs it just goes to a loop where I hear the same familiar songs day in and out. For how little this app provides it's not worth sitting through horrible repetitive commercials and closing swarms of pop up ads. Goodbye pandora. (3 month later-update) If I had the money to buy out pandora I would. Upon owning the company I would then run it straight into the ground and erase its existence from the planet. How you have managed to create a music listening experience that is so horrible is beyond me. Your listeners should love you not hate you. Annoying users with ads until they cave and purchase premium is a slimy business tactic. I have more respect for telemarketers. I came back to use the app to see if anything changed and I can't even open the app. I have a top of the line phone that can run everything but your app. It's almost 2018 and you can't get your app to function on a modern phone. There has been 3 updates and nothing has been resolved. DISGUSTED!
Love, Music and Pandora
by cereal8u on 2017/10/25 12:57
For people who truly love music Pandora is a godsend. There is a joy that That comes from a good surprise. With Pandora you don’t have to set up a playlist, so you’re never sure what song my play next. Pandora uses a song or band that you chose to start your station. They play music that is similar to your original chose. Pandora then uses algorithms that track your likes and dislikes of the songs that you have listened to in order to create a custom playlist for every user. I pay for the service that removes the ads and allows me to skip any songs or repeat any songs that I want.I have had Pandora for years and enjoy it so much that I stopped to write this small review. If you love music I think that you will also love Pandora. I hope that you give it a try. Music brings so much happiness to life, and with Pandora your music can always be with you. I don’t have to download hundreds of songs I can just listen to my music every were I go. I love music. I love Pandora.
Why I love this app
by Mekjgyujb on 2018/01/01 00:53
I love this app because I can have songs when I have my phone off so it will be able to not die when I don’t have a charger and I can play other games while I’m listening to music music which is amazing I love your guises game will app Pandora is the best app I’ve used and I hope everyone gave you five or four stars not three are down I don’t think you guys deserve 32 or a one star I think you guys deserve five or for at least four but I say five I like how you guys can do an interview I likeI like how you can change times and you want to have different thumbs up thumbs down I don’t really like the ad but that’s OK you don’t really have ads and I like how you can just search Music or little search I like how you can change sounds and you want to have different thumbs up thumbs down I don’t really like the ad but that’s OK you don’t really have ads and I like how you can search Music or a little search you know I mean and I really like it I’m glad I can tell you guys this
I love this app but something just happened...
by Glinderella on 2017/09/07 00:52
Okay, so this app is amazing. Just because you have to pay for no adds and offline use and all of that junk it's a great app. I've been using it for I think a year, maybe more, maybe less. I don't know. After the resent update, Pandora forces me to use my free trial for Pandora Premium. I was saving it for my next summer vacation so I could really enjoy it instead of just knowing I'm wasting my week of an amazing Pandora experience. At first, I had absolutely no idea what was going on and for a minute I thought I had bought the subscription and being a fourteen year old, I was super scared that I was charging my mother's bank account. So, Pandora, if you read this, your app is amazing, but please take away my free trial and let me save it!! Thank you! I haven't had any crashes, like ever. (The teenager came out sorry) so I'm not afraid of that. This app really deserves 5 stars except the free trial thing. Okay, so, all in all, this is a great app and you should really get it. It's the best one like it.
Veronica Andrade
by Verito Rose on 2017/10/01 17:49
Pandora filled my summer with exquisite songs and I found a lot of new music to listen to. I enjoyed the pleasant slow walks with quick steps in between running to soft calming tunes. I enjoyed the late night parties to Spanish music. I enjoyed the summer mornings spent playing basketball with my ball dribbling to the beat of drums. I could not put it into better words, but I felt like I was in love every single day in July and August. I cannot believe music has come this far. I cannot even trace where I found all such great music. The world definitely does not deserve Pandora because it gives more than we give back. I don't even have a favorite song. Because of all the great music Pandora has to offer. Rather I have a myriad of favorite songs ranging from R&B, pop, classic rock and romantic music. With artists like American Authors, OneRepublic, Pink, Daft Punk, and Taylor Swift. And favorite movie soundtracks like Paper Towns, Love Story, and Valerian. Love, yours truly, and number one listener: Veronica Andrade
Used to be awesome but then...
by AceKing42 on 2017/10/12 18:52
I've been using Pandora for a couple years now I think. But after an update probably 6-8 months ago, Pandora no longer works with a USB cord - on players, in my car, nothing. This is really annoying because the USB allowed me to control Pandora through the radio/remote/device it was connected to and now I have to use an AUX cord. I've uninstalled and reinstalled and done everything I can think of to no avail. The Pandora Premium pop up is really annoying - shoving it in my face isn't going to make me buy it. Also, why, if I pause Pandora for more than ~15 minutes, does it "refresh" and start playing a new song?! On the app and site it does this. I don't want to pause it for long periods during songs I like because I'm afraid I won't be able to listen to the rest of it! And your ads are WAY louder than the music, which is REALLY OBNOXIOUS because I'll be jamming out and suddenly I'm blasted with a commercial (I'm already hard of hearing, you don't need to make it worse, kay thanks) Fix these issues and you'll be golden 👌🏼
I love it!
by Jesus Loves You 123 on 2017/11/15 13:46
I’ve used it for 3 years and it keeps getting better. Minus the commercials between songs that kills my vibe it’s great. I also get annoyed by only have a few song skips. I mean there’s a lot of songs I like and a lot I don’t like, so I like to thumbs them down and skip. But when I run out of song skips then I’m forced to listen to music I hate... so I usually get off the app then. It would be nice if when you both thumbed it down and skipped the song then the skip wouldn’t count. To me it’s different to hate a song and skip it then to just casually not be in the mood for a song that you like but just don’t want to listen to, so you skip it. But anyways, other than those two things it’s overall a great app! It has some great songs that I just have to download to my phone after finding out about them. It always has the newest and oldest of songs of every genre.👍🏼 I can say if you download it you won’t regret it.
Lots of bugs - can’t play songs and frequently offline
by GBTG1 on 2017/11/09 12:32
My Pandora experience has been getting worse and worse - I’ve been struggling to play songs bc it often freezes on any given song and I can’t play or pause or forward to the next song. (Its frozen right now I’m fact) I have the kill the app and try again. The app also frequently takes me offline when I have good connectivity. I’ve also had a problem where my Pandora will start to randomly play in my pocket. When I go to shut it off I try to pause it from the lock screen of my iPhone, which doesn’t work. I then have to authenticate to get into my phone and navigate to the Pandora app to stop the music. Only the pause button in the Pandora app doesn’t work either (meanwhile the music is still playing loudly). Now I need to kill the app which takes several seconds on the iPhone X. Very poor experience overall. The app doesn’t function properly for what it’s designed for and the random playing in my pocket (when my screen is locked btw with a password) is even more horrible, especially when I’m at work and I can’t turn it off!!! Fix these issues please.
Positive New Life Thanks to Pandora
by Tricia Tobias on 2017/09/24 21:05
Pandora was introduced to me as I was in one of the worst turmoils of my life. God will never give you more than you can handle they say..... But it was only because of Pandora that I survived!! Simply having the ability to allow the perfect song at the perfect time come through the tiny iPhone speaker was priceless. Forced to quit my successful job of 13 years to stay at home to take care of our 3 daughters..... After years of mental, emotional, financial and then physical abuse I was relieved when I came home and all my husbands clothes and belongings were gone...... it was a difficult divorce but Because of Pandora I was able to overcome the Obstacles, the Crushing barriers that would otherwise make someone give up or loose hope and become cold towards life and existence..... Thank You Pandora and all the musicians and audio industry for saving me and my 3 young daughters Lives Forever!! Thank you!!💖Tricia Tobias
Needs Improvement
by Wally Nelson on 2018/01/26 16:12
I’ve used Pandora loyally for 6 years now but I’m considering switching to a new platform. 7 months ago I signed up for Pandora Premium and have had little problems with Pandora as an app ever since. It crashes more often then before and my downloaded playlists don’t work have the time. If given the option to download a playlist I made I want to be able to listen to it offline but every time I click play it says that it’s unavailable. I find it hard to believe that of the 50 or so songs that I have in my playlist are all unavailable for playback because of licensing issues. Also on that same subject the playlist does work once, and that is the immediately after I download it but a couple hours later I get squat. The Help section of the app is not nearly as useful as I would like. I would like the option to send the developers a message letting them know something is wrong but no option. I love Pandora and it’s a great service but Premium isn’t worth the money.
Needs an update for modern devices
by Josh modern tech geek on 2018/01/05 23:11
Pandora needs an update for a stand alone app compatible with the Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular. If I lose Bluetooth connection with my actual phone pandora will not work because it uses the app on my phone although I have the add on installed my watch. The point of having cellular on the Apple Watch is if you are out of range on Bluetooth with your phone you can still text, call, email etc from the watch. Would be nice to enjoy my pandora premium out on a walk with the dog without my phone and using my AirPods or out for a jog. iTunes does support a stand alone app for the watch so you can listen to music through AirPods without connection to your phone. Another benefit I would get here would be the usage of battery using pandora on my watch vs phone. I get home from a long day of work and my watch is at 80% and my phone is at 20% and that is off and on wireless charging all day. One of my coworkers opted for the iTunes unlimited subscription and I’m getting jealous for sure...
Great app, just could use some tweaks
by John (in) Denver on 2018/01/10 20:55
Pandora is one of my favorite apps. I listen to it almost daily. Nearly daily, however, it suffers little issues that frustrate me. Examples: The thumbs up/down feature is cool, but crude and its true functionality is in clear. Consider: A song comes on that I like, but it’s a live version. I hate listening to live versions of songs. So is that a thumbs up or down? Lately, if I have been listening for a while and my phone has gone into sleep mode (not sure that is the proper term), I’ll open the phone again and the pause/play button will be locked. The phone isn’t locked. Other controls work, but I can’t stop/start the music without starting a different station. Very frustrating. One more: I started a new station by picking a band (Alabama). Sure enough, first song was a live version of a mediocre song. I skipped the song. The next few songs that came up were non-Alabama songs I liked - songs I would like on an Alabama station. Thumbs up. No more Alabama songs. I quickly stopped thumbing up, then started skipping. Finally, I thumbed down some songs I actually liked. After an hour of music, Pandora had only played three crappy Alabama songs or crappy versions of good Alabama songs. I quit the station and deleted it. Next day I tried again and had a much better, but not great experience with a new Alabama station. Wonderful, magical, but sometimes very confusing.
New Bugs
by the1dagwood on 2017/12/28 22:12
I’ve been using Pandora and it’s app for a very long time. Like back when Motorola had phones out... In the last couple of weeks I’ve noticed several persistent errors. Each time that my iphone tries to bluetooth link up to a a vehicle... doesn’t matter if is my Mercedes C class or Ford Explorer...not even a random rental car. Each time the app locks up to the point of needing to shut it down manually and restart. Also, even after a restart I have to shut the radio down and turn it back in to get volume. All is good until I leave the vehicle and return. It’s live die repeat... This error was with my iphone 6 last month. It’s with my iphone 8 this month that I just got. I even had one of my employee’s with a iphone 7 that I found to have the same error. I’ve been waiting for this error to be fixed with a recent update but nothing. Is this an Apple problem? Is it a Pandora problem? I’m getting close to cancelling my Pandora account over it. I just need to make sure that it’s not an Apple driven “error” to drive people to iTune’s....
Great with a suggestion
by Serial Skipper on 2017/11/30 04:44
Pandora works great for me at the moment. I’ve yet to upgrade to premium but so far I can tolerate the ads (its not that much). I can easily find the songs I like so overall it’s a great app. The suggestion I have though isn’t really required such as recommended. I’d like for the rating of songs to be less broad than “like,” “dislike,” or just no rating at all. I know that I for one have songs that I like and songs that I love as well as songs that I dislike and songs I hate. The suggestion is that instead of just thumbs up or thumbs down there would be an advanced option. This would optimize my listening experience because being able to choose how much “thumbs-uping” or “thumbs-downing” a song will effect the rest of the music on my radio. This would, in turn, allow me to have more control over my music. Thank you for hearing me out!
Used to be the best
by Staancer1.0 on 2017/12/08 21:53
I have used pandora for many years in addition to paying for pandora one. I love the simplicity and overall use of pandora, but I have never managed to have pandora on any phone without it having issues. The previous update caused music to stop playing after about 30 seconds keeping you from being able to use the app at all, very frustrating when I use it on a daily basis for hours at work. Now this new update has fixed the previous issue, but won’t even allow me to pause the music (even after reinstalling the app). This is on top of minor issues the app has had for a long time like crashes and sound issues that I’ve been willing to ignore. Constant issues have left me with nothing but disappointment in pandora which is unfortunate because I’ve loved the app for so many years. I love the idea of the app, but the experience over the past year has been terrible. I wouldn’t recommend it at this point in time.
The greatest ever BUT
by Mrs.Starlord9291 on 2018/01/10 16:23
I have been a pandora user for about 6 years and I have seared the next button on the bottom right corner. So when I'm driving and I wanted to skip to the next song I don't have to look down to tap the next button, I just Do it! Now as a pandora Premium user, the thumbs up button is on the bottom right corner with the skip button to its left. So now when I'm driving I HAVE to look down to skip a song because sometimes I push the thumbs up button and it kinda wants me to not pay for premium just to have the skip button on the bottom right corner. I am really REALLY hoping you take my consideration on at least just switching the thumbs up and skip button so that the skip button is all the way on the bottom right corner so I can keep listening to my AWESOME pandora without the worry of taking my eyes off the road. Other than that PANDORA IS THE GREATEST!!! God bless! #driveresposibly
:-(
by Ali_in_KC on 2017/10/19 20:18
I’ve been with pandora for years and have had no complaints until recently. It seems that for every three songs you listen to they will then have you listen to two commercials. That was annoying but I had invested my thumbs up on enough songs that I had a great mix of music to listen to throughout the day with not many repeats so it seemed like starting over would be a pain. This week I’m considering deleting it and finding an alternative. I don’t want to start over but they’ve started playing a commercial that is entirely in Spanish and I hear it like every thirty minutes. I can’t understand a word of it other than the company whose ad it is. In these times of political correctness I’m sure there are plenty of people who will be a negative Nancy over this review. I’m sorry. I’m not trying to offend anyone. If pandora wants to play ads that are in another language other than English, they should find out which of their customers can understand that language and play those ads for them.
I really do love pandora...but....
by GFam83 on 2017/11/21 18:22
I tend to use whether I’m at home or out and about. The most annoying thing is the pop up ad to upgrade the membership, I get it, money needs to be made. I totally want to upgrade to be able to skip more but its not in the funds right now. The pop up happens so much and gets in the way of trying to change the station, or thumb up/down the songs..super annoying! It does an ok job of finding music thats similar, but a lot of the time its too repetitive. And I wish there was a way to fix a wrong thumb down without deleting the station and starting over again 😫 I’ve done this a few times and get so mad at myself, it happens to songs I was waiting for to come up and...oops I hit the wrong button and can’t fix it. I’d say now its average...they need new music in the artist’s categories, some of the stations get real short after taking out so many. I’ll keep using but it gets boring and annoying with the free version.
Hot and cold
by GBxoxo101 on 2017/12/08 06:46
Pandora is either really good or really bad. I’ll open it and the songs are fire one after the next and the next they all are random songs that don’t even correlate to their station. For example I downloaded Pink radio because ya know, wanted to listen to Pink. 2 of her songs came on in between two other random songs played that were not Pink. After the second song of hers finished, it was a complete shuffle of the most random and unrelated songs to Pink Radio. Kelly Clarkson, Taylor Swift, Tina Turner, Carrie Underwood... Carrie Underwood? They’re completely different genres of music, how are they on the same station. So I obviously skipped. I skipped 25 songs before I was out of skips, not even until I got to the next Pink song.. with my unlimited listening hour. Long story short, Pandora’s efforts to match songs to the specified station or genre or artist is absolute trash. Why is it so hard to play Pink songs on Pink radio? I will never understand the inability..
Not worth the money.
by Kirbosa on 2017/12/12 03:54
Pandora has a good selection of music and is a good when you first open the app. Only problem is after you’ve been on one station for awhile it will start mixing crap into your favorite stations. My Queens of the Stone Age Station plays more Deftones Station than my Deftones Station and vice versa. And it’s not unlimited skips for 5 dollars a month. It’ll play songs that fall into the genre when you first open the Station and after about 5 songs it’ll just mix crap into it. After about 20 skips it won’t let you and say “cannot skip this track due to licensing agreement”. It’ll also announce that a station isn’t available sometimes after only one or two skips. It has a lot of potential but it seems like they just advertise as unlimited by mixing in corny independent bands that are distantly related to your station’s genre. I have a “Seasons in the abyss” that is supposed to play slayer and related bands and it hasn’t played a slayer song the last couple times that I selected it.
It's the best!!
by AJSoftball on 2017/09/18 23:53
I have the Pandora Plus and its so great where you can skip your least liked songs but replay your favorites! Everyone I talk to about this app says "you don't have any control!" but you do. Why I say this is because it is just like a radio station. You have no idea what song is coming up next! But Pandora does pay attention to your thumbs ups and downs so if you do those then you can narrow down to your favorite songs while hearing some new ones. I also love the bedtime timer and alarm. Just lay back and relax while listen to your music while it automatically turns off depending on when you want it to. And then you wake up to the music you love when you want to. Also Pandora gives you notifications when an artist you like goes on tour or releases a new album.
Such simple fixes can Be Made
by Trompz on 2018/01/18 16:20
Please please please, listen to the thumbs down when a certain Song doesn’t belong in that genre or radio. Also fix it where IF i put thumbs down, then Dont Play that song anymore PLEASE. On several occasions it keeps playing songs that were disliked several times! And also IF a song is Disliked for One radio station, DONT block it completely from the other stations. It may be a song that belongs in a certain station, but Not in another. I’ve been paying for pandora for quite some time. Fix these things. It’s annoying. Also please please please!! STOP playing the Same songs OVER and OVER and OVER and OVER again. Just cause i liked it doesn’t mean I want to hear it every time I select that station. It feels like its plays the same 5 songs every single time and inhave to skip. P.S. why and I limited to skips??? Im paying for this app. I should not be limited to skips! And if you have to limit my skips the Fix your App so I wont have to!
4 stars
by SugarNSpice96 on 2017/11/10 20:12
Pandora would always crash and go offline quite often for reasons I don’t understand. When it crashes, it makes my phone turn off and it resets itself, then it comes back on and all is well again. This is the only app that does this to my phone, it’s kind of weird. Music is great, however, for a free app. I always recommend Pandora over other music apps. Commercials is a minimum of 2-3 quick clips, then back to music before you know it, not invasive and tolerable. You don’t need to buy the packages for Pandora to be commercial free, if commercials were to be your reason to spend real money on the Pandora app. I don’t recommend it, it’d be a waste. I love love love all of the genre options! There’s everything you can think of and more. Very much enjoyable. Personal favorites are all oldies music, southern rock, classics, and so on. Enjoy!
Long time listener
by CookieCharleston on 2017/11/08 23:19
November- for a month or so now it’s been randomly crashing. Didn’t know what was going on but a few weeks ago I finally saw it happen while I was looking at my phone. Program shuts down and you see a star?symbol and then you have to re-unlock phone. Only app that does this The June bug sucked, stuck with it not launching for almost a week. Finally deleted it and redownloaded. Now I can listen to music on my way to work and home. Been listening for years. Love how you can read the bio on an artist. I have noticed lately that within a 30minute window that it plays the same song. Repeat much? I wish when listening to a station that it didn't just play my thumbs up songs. I like hearing new things and having to create a new station so I'm not listening to the same old same old yet again gets annoying.
Using with Bluetooth is a hassle
by Mynopes on 2017/12/21 23:09
Complete garbage since the the latest IOS update. Every time I connect to a Bluetooth such as my Kenwood in my truck, my older speaker and my brand new one, and my skull candy’s over the ear headset I have to restart the app up to 5 times. On top of that just about every time I’m on a Bluetooth device my phone will randomly reboot (sort of) and then I have to reboot the app afterwards and then starts right back at the beginning of the track that had just ended or right at the end. I thought I had found a way around restarting the app by just switching stations but then found that I no longer had control of the app ( such as >\=, skip or even volume) from the Bluetooth device or even the phone itself. I’ve used pandora for many years and right now I’m about ready to look for another music listening provider. Update: they have done 3 updates sense I posted this that all say “bug fixes” and “improved listing experience” it it’s still doing the same thing
Advertisements
by Lo Giudice on 2017/11/12 21:32
Advertisements are too frequent. I should NOT have to pay to not have commercials. I can use other competing music apps that don’t have commercials like Pandora does. Also, just because I “like” a song when I’m listening to one genre of radio station, doesn’t mean I want to hear that song when I’m listening to a different genre of radio station. As humans, we are all in different moods at different times, and enjoy listening to different genres of music, depending on our mood. So if I am in the mood to be listening to a more upbeat and dance type genre, that doesn’t mean I want to hear my favorite slow love song from Secondhand Serenade. Please keep the same theme of music within the genre of radio station selected by the customer. If I want to listen to a random mix of songs I have periodically “liked” on Pandora, then I can listen to my thumbprint station. Otherwise, if I pick “Dance Party”, I want Dancing themed music, likewise, if I pick “Love Songs”, I want to hear slow romantic deep lyrical music.
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by bluebeat74 on 2017/09/14 03:43
I love listening to pandora but it could be better. I've been using it for a long time now. At times it seemed easy to use other times it did not. It would be nice to put a particular song on. Also I have different stations because i feel like listening to certain songs at certain times but you seem to merge my stations. I will be listening to a station and a song that I put on one station will show up on another with a thumbs up and I know I didn't do that for that station. Also I have been noticing that a song that I gave a thumbs up to is playing as a different version but with the same name and a thumbs up and I never even heard that version before and I never hear the original version that I gave the thumbs up to again.
Great for working, working out, or sleeping!
by Jaygro727life on 2017/11/28 02:04
Always using Pandora; if I’m working I usually have it going, at the gym I’ll have it going, and my wife and I have relaxing spa music playing to get to sleep at night. I really enjoy having this mix of music available for any occasion. HOWEVER, there has been this issue with the app randomly crashing. Does this happen with anyone else? I’ll be listening to music, particularly when the phone is plugged in, the music will stop and my phone will make the sound of the charger being plugged in. And that’s it. I can open Pandora again, and sometimes it will happen again. I have an iPhone 7 Plus, my wife has an iPhone 6s, it happens on both our phones. We’ve both uninstalled and reinstalled the app. Fix the crashing issue and I change to 5 stars!!! Otherwise, great app!
Love! But a recent issue...
by Bo yo1 23 on 2017/09/28 05:20
I’ve used pandora for years and have enjoyed it for years but as of late I’ve been having a problem where my phone will slightly crash out and close the phone and pandora making me go back and open the app back up. The song that I was on no matter how far in I was resets and I have to listen to it again or skip. That’s the main issue I’m seeing but there is one more. Every once in a while the app will tell me a station isn’t available but it will let me open the station for two songs or so then kick me out again. Both of these problems together make the app almost unusable for me. But I will say these issues aren’t for everyone so I’m mainly doing this to try and get it fixed so take all I say with a hope that it doesn’t happen to you too. Thanks pandora I’ve enjoyed every year and every new favorite song!
Great but not very compatible with Apple CarPlay
by Berkbelts on 2017/12/28 18:33
I use pandora just about every day in my car through Apple CarPlay. It seems anytime my phone goes from WiFi to LTE I have to close and reopen the app to get it to work. If my phone is locked the app won’t respond to apple CarPlay commands. This is because I can’t close the millions of popups through Apple CarPlay, they’re blocking me from using the buttons on my cars display. I’ll have to unlock the phone itself open the app close the popups then click play. If i pause a song while in the car before I get out and say go shopping for 30 mins and come back it won’t remember the fact I paused a song and it’ll just skip to the next. Basically it seems anytime I hook it up to Apple CarPlay it forgets what the heck it was doing and needs reset on everything. What’s the point of Apple CarPlay if I have to use the phone 75% of the time?
Advise to be Best Music Streaming App ever
by DanikG_14 on 2018/01/23 10:22
I tried Pandora Premium and I was shocked how awesome it was and I never want to go back to free account but I do not want to pay for premium. If you guys make the premium free like the normal pandora everyone from soundcloud and other apps will come over to pandora. Or at least make the same theme for the people who can’t afford premium. This is the reason I only used SoundCloud the past month because u can skip, replay, rewind, like, make playlists for absolutely free, so if you guys make it the way premium is for free it will be the best Streaming app ever and you will have more income then ever from people moving to Pandora That is premium but free right away Or at least make the same theme for the people who can’t afford premium please
App support is completely useless by developer
by BCRSR on 2017/11/26 02:08
I’m a yearly paying customer. Never needed any assistance until the latest update jacked up the app when connected to either of two different cars. Bluetooth connection is messed up bad. Will not play any station unless I skip the first song. Skipping any track requires directly skipping on the phone where steering wheel controls used to work perfectly in both vehicles. When shutting either vehicle off the Pandora app on the phone continues to play and closing the app or rebooting the phone is the only way to get it to stop playing. None of the controls on the app work at all. Went to the same link the developer posted for everyone having trouble and it is some BS link to a Pandora knowledge base. How about some real support rather than just telling your customer try this and email us back if it doesn’t work. That is very insulting to a paying customer. If I do not get some real support, I’m done with you Pandora.
Latest update has bugs
by erinherrera76 on 2017/12/03 23:23
I LOVE Pandora, but something’s wrong with the latest update. I can’t open any other app or the music stops. If I pull Pandora back up, it’s frozen, so I have to close it and wait a few seconds then open it again. First world problems, I know, but I’ve been paying for Pandora for years and this has never been a problem. Just thought they’d fix it within a few days—I’ve been checking daily for an update. I also saw an article on Wall Street Journal that we can now use the Pandora app to control our Sonos speakers—and I read all the news releases I could find to learn how, but there was no how-to anywhere. I still see nothing in Pandora’s iPhone app that associates with other apps. Still love the service—just hoping they get it right with the next release.
Too many problems to be paying for this!
by JaMaPi on 2017/12/12 01:14
The latest updates have been a disaster. Two main issues I’m having: 1) I use Apple AirPods at work. Since the last Pandora update when I take one earphone out to answer my work phone or speak to a coworker, rather than automatically pausing the music (which is what is supposed to happen) it transfers the music to my iPhone. I have to remember to turn my phone sound all the way down before opening Pandora so I don’t blast away my coworkers with my music when I take an earphone out. 2) I never know when the music is going to stop. Opening another app, locking my phone or minimizing Pandora now randomly turns off the music. Not every time, but often enough to be irritating. Sometimes just pressing play and waiting 30 seconds is enough to pause the music. I’m close to giving up on this app. I can’t stand the commercials so I pay a monthly fee to have ad free music but lately it feels like a waste of music.
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Pandora gives you a personalized music experience that continually evolves with your tastes. Create stations from your favorite songs, artists or genres. Or search browse to find recommended stations for your mood or activity. Looking for more? Pandora Premium™ Subscribe to enjoy personalized on-demand music • Search and play your favorite songs, albums and playlists on-demand • Create playlists, not worklists - on your own or powered by Pandora • Download the music you want for offline listening • Unlimited skips and replays • Higher quality audio • Listen with no ads Pandora Plus™ Subscribe to enjoy personalized radio with no ads • Unlimited personalized stations • Up to four stations for offline listening • Unlimited skips and replays • Higher quality audio • Listen with no ads Pandora Plus subscriptions are $4.99 per month. Pandora Premium subscriptions are $12.99 per month. You’ll be charged as a recurring transaction through your iTunes account. Pending trial eligibility, charges for Plus ($4.99/month) or Premium ($12.99/month) begin at the end of a free trial unless you cancel 24 hours prior to the end of the current subscription month. Any unused portion of a free Pandora Plus trial period will be forfeited if you upgrade to Pandora Premium. You can manage your subscription, cancel or turn off auto-renewal through Account Settings in your iTunes account. Pandora is available to US customers only. Some advertising exclusions apply. Skips, replays and offline features may be limited by certain licensing restrictions. Pandora may use large amounts of data, and carrier data charges may apply. For best results, we recommend you connect your device to trusted Wi-Fi networks when available. Terms and conditions: www.pandora.com/legal www.pandora.com/legal/subscription www.pandora.com/privacy
Stop pushing for free trial of premium constantly
by Laurent Pandora fan on 2018/02/20 21:56
I am a long time subscriber and lover of the app. I have discovered so much music and artists thanks to it. However lately every time I start the app I get a prompt for 30 day free trial of premium app. If I say no a hundred times can the app get a clue that I am not interested? The trial prompt is very disruptive. Maybe this is what to expect with the new owners who are known for being very agressive with their pricing and product push. Case in point when I did not subscribe to an expiring satellite radio sub I was offer deal after deal with deep discounts well over 80% off. Crazy marketing. Should I too switch to Spotify like thousands of subscribers have done in past months?
Annoying app
by MplsAJ on 2018/02/20 21:45
STOP ASKING ME TO UPGRADE, I ALREADY PAY FOR A MEMBERSHIP. These pop ups ruin the experience.
For
by onmhygojiuh on 2018/02/20 21:33
Psilocybin
Discovery
by Lauwhman on 2018/02/20 21:16
I am really discovering music for the first time with the ease of pandora and narrowing in on the music that moves me. New songs and artist of similar styles. The ease that it will play again and add music that I like.
Need to eliminate ads-I already pay
by UserForAYear on 2018/02/20 21:08
I’ve been a longtime Pandora One customer and a recent change to the app is really irritating. Every other time I open the app I get a pop-up asking if I want to upgrade to Premium. No I don’t. So how about you take that answer and turn off the pop-up so I don’t keep seeing it? Because continuing to ask is certainly not going to make me change my mind. I’m already paying for your service...quit nagging me to buy more when I’ve told you repeatedly I don’t want it.
Pandora Rocks
by Ruaviking on 2018/02/20 20:26
Got to love the fact that all you need to know is the artist and you will be listening to them plus music like it!!!
To Pandora
by Olivia Cacho on 2018/02/20 20:10
Thank you for this app cause I love to listen to music and it has all of my favorite songs one of my favorites are MOST GIRLS
Ads
by Chief sitting dog on 2018/02/20 19:38
They place and move the ads where it makes you sign up for premium. Shady. More ads than music.
Pandora my side piece
by kentrelllovell on 2018/02/20 19:20
We rock out daily
Very impressed!
by Dissapointed Critic on 2018/02/20 19:03
I am very impressed with pandora! It picks music for me perfectly and even though there are ads, there are not WAY to many of them. Plus, ads never interrupt your music, they only show up once a song has ended. This app is just like Spotify only much more personalized. You can get premium for 12.99 and plus for 4.99. When you buy premium or plus, the trial lasts for one month. I have had free trials for both and they are DEFINITELY worth it! This app is a must have!
Me Keith
by The Courel on 2018/02/20 18:47
Have a love of music Pandora delivered every time like a lot of different types easy to switch back and forth.
Amazing
by bmartinez751 on 2018/02/20 18:32
I love this app soooooo much I can say enough good things n for free girl u really can go wrong plus they really listen to the songs that u like as long as u hit the like button they will play all the time u listen to ur station and also they suggest songs related to what you enjoy listening to 👌🏼
Love it- Lost without it
by BBits9 on 2018/02/20 17:27
One of my most used apps and by far my favorite
Excellent App
by DrTude on 2018/02/20 17:02
Excellent app for music
Love pandora but...
by Updates $^*% on 2018/02/20 17:01
It is frustrating when listening to a channel and, in the middle of a song or ad, it says “station currently unavailable.” It’s been doing it now for the last few weeks. And I’ll have only been listening to that station for a couple hours. I’ve tried closing the app and restarting it but that does not work. Please fix.
Variety
by Chictosta on 2018/02/20 16:58
I enjoy creating my stations with my favorites which I can enjoy with the tap of a finger!
Endless advertising and pestering
by Falcon140 on 2018/02/20 16:56
Every single time you open the app, it bugs you to connect your Facebook, and pushes you to sign up for the most expensive premium option. I'm already paying for plus. Be happy you're getting that much. Stop putting so much junk in the app.
Great Music
by 1144Greece on 2018/02/20 16:28
Love Love Love my Pandora !!🎼
Pandora
by Chloe Rapson on 2018/02/20 16:19
Love your music and the app!!😁😁😁😁😁
Annoying
by Lena B. Co on 2018/02/20 16:13
I wish Pandora would stop asking me to upgrade. If I want to upgrade I will
Great
by Linkspinks on 2018/02/20 16:08
This is a awesome music app, it works very well and you can bring it anywhere anytime, 5 stars!
🤬 Stop telling me to upgrade from pro to premium
by tcsiwula on 2018/02/20 15:47
Every time I open the app it tells me to change from pro to premium. You are passively harassing your existing customer base.
Stop the ads!!
by BLG6 on 2018/02/20 15:40
I pay monthly for “ad-free” Pandora One, only to receive ads from Pandora to upgrade (aka pay even more) for Pandora to stop the upgrade ads? Please cut it out! I’ve had this app for 6+ years and with the recent and constant “upgrade now!” ads, this is not the ad-free service you promised. Nor is what I’m paying for.
Pro is no different than free
by FranceLP on 2018/02/20 15:34
So I got the free trial. Commercials! Charged $12.99 for my my first month. Commercials! Still not seeing the benefit!
9 Year User
by Boe25 on 2018/02/20 15:22
I love Pandora and have used some of the same stations for years on my computer and phone. I appreciate that the music adjusts to your responses to tracks they suggest. More often than not, when I thumbs down a track, Pandora suggests a song that follows the same style I am looking for that the song I disliked. It is so slick that you can create inspiration for a station and Pandora finds the songs similar to them for you! The only bummer is that with the last update, the option to add variety was taken away-or I haven’t found it, yet. I have found some new artists I would like to add to one of my longest running playlists, and may just need to be patient. The updates do tend to be more user-friendly than the last, but they are vastly different. So prepare to be on your toes. :) Overall, this music app has been dependable for me for nearly a decade!
Best App Award
by Axia3 on 2018/02/20 15:13
This is the best app since the first Brain-Gut app that diagnoses IBS issues.
Going the wrong direction
by Mr.stevie1000 on 2018/02/20 15:11
I have been using this app for years and I love it! I have paid for the highest level for years also but now they have a even higher level which does nothing for me. Every time I open the app now there is a pop up trying to sell me there premium crap. I already pay I don’t want to pay more and I don’t want you to ask me 500 times if I want to!!!! Turn off the pop up junk for your subscribers or we will move to other music apps that don’t have pop-ups when you pay there services!!
Ads
by Nate424 on 2018/02/20 15:05
Just because people are not paying for pandora does mean you have to flood them with advertisements. There’s so many options for people to listen to music and honestly if this does change I’ll be deleting the pandora app.
Enjoyable
by shoof252 on 2018/02/20 15:02
Enjoyable.
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by Jarochowa on 2018/02/20 14:42
Great service!
Won’t stop asking me to buy premium! No way to disable forever
by Hbcaptain1 on 2018/02/20 14:33
Won’t stop asking me to buy premium! No way to disable forever. I already pay for the normal service, which is what I need
Extremely frustrated
by sav noel on 2018/02/20 14:20
I have been paying for pandora premium for over a year, and its incredibly frustrating. When i switch from online to offline to get in my car, it doesn’t transfer, two songs in it makes the offline chime, then stops all music. I have to close and reopen my pandora three times and turn off my wifi search for it to finally work properly, and even then it doesn’t. Then, when I’m getting out of my car, pause the music and close the app, it starts playing again, just randomly and the app isn't even open. So i reopen the app, pause the music close it again, and it still is playing. I have to restart my phone every time for this. This is the second time I’ve brought it up.
Tired of pandora ads when I already pay you!
by Cas__man on 2018/02/20 13:10
I’ve been a pandora subscriber for many years. Ever since the launch of the new higher tier subscription level, I have to dismiss a nag screen every time I launch the app. The nag screen is asking me to start a free trial of the premium service. I only get the option to start the trial, or “not now”. Stop this or I’m leaving. Just stop.
Fantastic pandora music
by G.Hernandez95 on 2018/02/20 13:06
Makes my day
Love it
by Bullwagon on 2018/02/20 12:54
I have the free version and I love it!
Best Mixes... STOP 🛑 asking me to upgrade!!!
by ChefCookie on 2018/02/20 12:50
Let's get real, nobody plays all the songs I wanna hear and everybody throws in songs on my mixes that seem to come from outer space and leave me wondering "how the hell did that song show up on my playlist?!?" But Pandora, you do it better than all the rest... That being said, please stop asking me to upgrade to premium every time I open the app!!!!!!!!!!!
I love this app 😁
by katiuska.miller on 2018/02/20 12:43
Love pandora... not much commercials lately.
Pretty Good, but it has a few problems
by redbird382 on 2018/02/20 12:37
The app is usually great, but recently I’ve run into an issue. When I shut the app off, it will randomly start playing a few minutes later. It doesn’t show up as running, but it plays until I open the app and shut it down again. This isn’t a major issue, but it is a bit frustrating.
Better than Apple Music and Spotify *i used all three*
by Yung_Og on 2018/02/20 12:32
With the premium version of pandora ... this app becomes almost perfect like ... it’s great the only problem I seen is some songs it say “due to our licensing can’t add song” but you can thumbs it up and still add it to that playlist... and can’t play some artists for the same reason ... but the radio stations stay on topic and don’t wonder of to weird songs ... I love the app so far
Best music app
by akahler81 on 2018/02/20 12:12
Best music app I’ve ever had!
Excessive, unnecessary prompts to upgrade to premium?
by ChorizoBaby on 2018/02/20 10:22
As a long time paid pandora customer, I am used to an ad free experience. I am on Pandora Plus $4.99 per month. Every day, multiple times per day, a full screen ad pops up to try Pandora Premium with choices: Upgrade or Not now. The choices are close enough together that careful aim is necessary to select Not now. The aggravation is that obviously as an existing Pandora customer I am already familiar with the product offering. Why keep prompting me to upgrade?!!!! Why every day? Why multiple times per day? Why cripple my paid pandora service experience? There should be a third selection for a permanent opt-out: no thanks, I’m happy customer as is, stop badgering me!! The up-sell strategy should be based on increased value, not “we’ll stop bugging you to upgrade”. If there is no way to opt-out of these excessive, unnecessary and consequently annoying up-sell ads soon, I’ll be moving to a competitor.
Please stop asking me to upgrade
by Rob as yeah on 2018/02/20 05:42
I pay for Pandora, I have for years. I really like the app, all the new music I've been introduced to, etc. What I really dislike is the relentless pop up trying to get me to upgrade to Pandora Premium. STOP, I'm happy, leave me alone. It makes me want to cancel the service. Annoying as heck I can't turn off Pandora's advertisements of itself. I pay for no ads, turn off your ads too! 5 stars when you stop.
Seriously the best
by ghekman on 2018/02/20 04:26
The best
Definitely recommend getting Spotify!
by H2O Delerious Fan on 2018/02/20 04:10
Pandora is nice but it is much simpler to use Spotify because you make playlists and play and song which you need to buy pandora premium to do.
I love it
by adreanvalenz on 2018/02/20 03:00
I just wish to have more variety on the stations!
Awesome
by Savage Buky on 2018/02/20 02:04
It’s awesome
Bookmarks???
by Minmin69 on 2018/02/20 02:01
Generally good app for listening, but then you removed access to bookmarks on the mobile app??? WHY???? I have to log on to my desktop version to access my bookmarks now. Absurd!
Exploring the past
by johnnyreggae88 on 2018/02/20 01:49
I always love finding new editions to my life’s soundtrack and pandora helps bring me to new songs and artists I would have never heard otherwise!!
Jayden
by jay -- cool on 2018/02/20 01:41
Best ever - go to Jay.den946 go follow at Instagram
Play the band for the station I play
by roadkill54x on 2018/02/20 01:10
Play the band for the station I play
😍
by Brm!! on 2018/02/20 01:00
It’s a good app!!
Too much ads
by frozen cone on 2018/02/20 00:55
This app would be better if this app wasn’t so money hungry and spamming you with ads
Too many repeats and commercials
by koen stoecklein on 2018/02/20 00:49
Too many repeat songs and Commercials every two songs.
Yeah Pandora
by juuboo on 2018/02/20 00:38
This music is so good for my anxiety and depression also I am having pain right now because I cracked my knee and it takes my mind off the pain listening to the music
Stop asking
by 8492718492 on 2018/02/20 00:29
I currently have pandora plus. If I wanted premium I would get it. With the last few updates it’s always asking me to upgrade. If this keeps up I will be canceling my plus membership. I pay for plus to avoid ads and then pandora repays me with their own ads.
Greatest music! offline music can’t beat it!
by mikee8304 on 2018/02/20 00:06
Please please add Thailand music!!!!! On other note I’ve been with Slacker, songza was the best, Spotify, I only go to Spotify for Thai music, been over 10 years online music now I’m hooked with Pandora for years! Please add Thai music!!!
Excelente 👍
by CRodriguezPedraza on 2018/02/19 23:54
💪😃👍🇵🇷
Awesome
by dptyoli533 on 2018/02/19 22:46
Since I discovered pandora, I can truly say through it I relive every decade since my junior years . Every song from each decade .... is definitely the best thing ever ...
Crashes
by winzzzzzzzzzz on 2018/02/19 22:37
This app is very slow and crashes a lot. I heard a lot of positive feedback so that’s why I subscribed to Pandora Premium and honestly, it just feels like a waste of money. The music is limited due to the license, and sometimes my music will refuse to play. It puts me in the worst mood. I’ll restart the app 10 times and the music will still not play, even though it’s supposedly “downloaded” to my phone. I pay 12$ a month for it to not play music when I want it to? These issues seem easily fixable, but no update has really worked any magic. I’m probably going to switch to Spotify soon.
I love this app it has mercy me so I love it
by rayesue on 2018/02/19 22:17
I love it so much because I love mercy me
Pandora is cool
by babystarbra on 2018/02/19 21:41
Pandora has songs that you love search you station its cool and yeah I rated it 5 stars
Crashes iOS 10.3.3
by Sulty alsa on 2018/02/19 21:12
Although Pandora used to be unquestionably one of my favorite music streaming apps, it always seems to crashes 5 songs in. It's really irritating when you're in the groove. Hopefully they can find a permanent solution to this unnecessary problem. also the sheer amount of ads make a horrendous listening experience!
X (iOS 11.x)
by downgrad3r on 2018/02/19 21:11
The app works well. There are fewer licenses than one would find on other streaming services, but the Pandora algorithm makes for easier hands-off listening (outside of album play, which is identical assuming competing services have the same licenses). My biggest complaint is that the app forgets user tasks (eg, searching a particular artist’s catalogue, playing a particular song on a station, etc.) when backgrounded. It then kicks you back to the “my music” section while auto-launching a new song on the last station played. Quite annoying.
Disappointed
by MrAcg on 2018/02/19 20:09
Used to have the free version of pandora and it was ok, went ahead and signed up for the premium version only to be extremely disappointed. The music crashes a lot, I keep on getting the same annoying notification telling me that the radio is not currently available and to choose a different station... no matter what station I choose I get that same annoying notification, so it seems that I’m only paying to get crappier service. Thanks for the waste of money.
Pandora
by ryleepolak on 2018/02/19 19:10
Good
Great selection
by grv247 on 2018/02/19 18:31
Good stuff
Pandora Review
by the italian vlog on 2018/02/19 18:28
Very good I would recommend this app!😁
Love it
by LexiLexJames on 2018/02/19 17:58
I enjoy the music that Pandora plays. It’s diverse and right on point!! Each station I choose Pandora is able to match the music to correlate with that exact artist. Thanks so much!
I hate you gise
by ghhshsdhh on 2018/02/19 17:48
Itaete
👍🏻👍🏻
by aleocis on 2018/02/19 17:40
Great!!!!
So good!
by Kksparklz on 2018/02/19 17:30
I’m so happy right now because they actually let me play my favorite albums for free and I’ve been wanting to do that for ages and now I can because I wasn’t allowed to buy music so thank you Pandora!!!!😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁
Pandora
by dermnursey on 2018/02/19 17:27
Too many commercials
🤗
by Jessica berrios on 2018/02/19 17:22
Amazing
Thanks Pandora!
by Bruno love on 2018/02/19 17:16
Pandora help me to love my day, one step up with with it’s great music. Thanks Pandora!
Love Pandora
by Bereadyfor2012 on 2018/02/19 16:18
Great mix of songs, custom channels, great sound quality, awesome experience!
Me gusta
by el chaparri on 2018/02/19 15:25
El chaparro
#Notworthit
by Livetodnc on 2018/02/19 15:24
I’ve subscribed for years, but am cancelling. Too slow (am typically restricted to off-line mode), too many bugs, too many ads to upgrade (even more). #notworthit
Really good
by Superwolfgames_YT on 2018/02/19 12:03
I love pandora I listen to it every morning when i am going to school but it has a problem it doesn’t move the timer for when you play music it does not move
Love Pandora
by MauiValeri on 2018/02/19 09:50
Best radio app. Easy to use, broad format- can access from phone, computer, etc. Also love station options and selections<3
Station
by Camden323 on 2018/02/19 07:00
Great old days songs really enjoy this station
Cannot edit my playlists
by -$(Smasher)$- on 2018/02/19 06:42
I’ll accidentally thumbs up a song and go to delete it, but it just stay on there. I can’t delete it online or in offline mode. I don’t understand why I’m unable to delete these.
Annoyed!!
by tia bia on 2018/02/19 06:40
Every time I open pandora it keeps asking me to upgrade to premium. I do not want to upgrade. It feels like a trap. It actually tricked my boyfriend into hitting upgrade when he opened his pandora. Now he has to jump thru hoops to cancel it. It would be nice to see that pop up disappear. A button that says ‘don’t ask again’ would be ideal.
Stop tryna charge. Being free will get you at the top
by lawdina biiiiitch on 2018/02/19 05:38
Premium need to be free to be honest
Loveee itttt
by kotaraptor on 2018/02/19 05:13
I love it so much I know sometimes you don’t always get what ever song you want but it’s nice too to discover new music and stuff
Forced Facebook connect
by blahhhhhhhhhjjj on 2018/02/19 05:11
That's a neat trick making the 'not now' button not work when you force a connect to Facebook for a radio app.
Crashing
by SouthMex on 2018/02/19 04:48
I have not experienced any further issues since the last update. Good work.
Perfect
by GPM $$$ on 2018/02/19 04:41
PANDO PICKS THE RIGHT SONGS FOR THE RIGHT MOOD EVERY TIME!!!
Ads
by Ryley12351 on 2018/02/19 03:38
There is way to many
Love it.
by Zurovec on 2018/02/19 03:14
Wow!
Why?
by ananomyse on 2018/02/19 02:17
I was trying to use pandora but i haven't updated it yet and it literally didn't let me listen to anything it kept pausing. I love using this app but that was really annoying. I would like to use this app without having it force me to update it just so i can work.
Awesome
by babyluvhov on 2018/02/19 02:16
The the variety of music
It’s ok..
by Peanut2150 on 2018/02/19 01:52
I like the music but I want to have a track with a artist and the first song is the actual artist the and the rest are way different artists it gets annoying. Next update can you add that feature where you get the artist you want to listen to.
It’s all adds
by Leeshen on 2018/02/19 01:40
I know I am using the free version and I do expect some adds, but ever sense the new update all I see are adds. Not only are there giant adds that make me so I can’t even see what song is playing, the adds slow down switching to different stations. Not to mention when an audio add pops up I can no longer skip it after 15 seconds, the adds are full screen and three to four 30 second adds play in a row before a new song plays.
Pandora
by abby duh on 2018/02/19 00:59
It is amazing listening to all of my favorite songs
Update Glitch
by Blortous on 2018/02/19 00:55
I recently updated the app and am unable to use it for more than 15 minutes before it notifies me of an error and stops playing. I should have waited to update and would have, had I know of this issue.
Love it... Well almost all of it...
by Nickh2007 on 2018/02/19 00:47
Love my One subscription but needs... 1. LANDSCAPE orientation 2. Full screen album art (iPad) 3. Really throws a random song sometimes 4. iPhone lock screen integration for thumbs up and down 5. More skips for ONE users Still my favorite and most used apps...
Great songs
by Jim on the desert on 2018/02/18 23:21
I’m telling all my friends about Pandora Radio I like it.
Songs I did not asked
by pollues on 2018/02/18 22:44
Really annoying when you write down an artist name and Pandora pops up another and Force you to listen to another one.
...
by Redlineppmc on 2018/02/18 22:27
I would like it much better if you would stop interrupting me selecting music to ask if I’m ready to upgrade...With you doing that it has me leaning more towards canceling my account instead of upgrading...
Premium is great!
by himguyy on 2017/12/13 20:44
I wrote to Pandora support frustrated that I cannot access all subscription options from a mobile device (no matter how much I request desktop site in Safari!), and was met with a 2-month trial offer for Pandora Premium. Premium has far and away reshaped the listening experience. Tons of music can be searched and played immediately, repeat played infinitely, full albums played through and repeated. The songs that are not (yet) licensed for immediate search and play can still be made into stations to match the song's genre categorization. The user interface looks prettier than the plain no-subscription counterpart. It is a very inclusive version of Pandora and best of all, not an ad to be seen or heard no matter how many hours listened or songs skipped. Only drawbacks for me, the price and competing music service prices are all too high. My $20 iTunes gift card couldn't stretch to a second month of Premium. It is missing a repeat option, so a user must manually replay a song or album for each replay. And it would be very useful to have the options flyout menu (top left of the app) always visible no matter to which depth one has navigated in their music discovery. Nevertheless, I am very thankful for the trial subscription. I tried a paid month since then and found Premium still to be just as satisfying apart from the monthly subscription price.
Glitch Fixed, Back To Perfection 👌🏻
by 🎤Mischivia🎶 on 2017/12/27 16:51
As I mentioned in a previous comment, this amazing app was being taken over by an evil glitch. Now that the glitch is fixed, everything is back to normal, i’m back to enjoying all my favorite songs, and discovering new ones. The app is still just as amazing without premium, which I never bothered to try, the app is amazing as it is. And now all that is back. Although there is one thing that I always forgot to mention in my two previous reviews, advertising. The advertisements are not a severe problem, just merely annoying more than anything, you just finished an amazing tune, and then an ad pops up trying to get you to go to Six Flags. I know you cannot remove these, they are necessary, I’m mostly writing this part as a warning to anybody who had the patience to read up to here 😉. Although in the end, we all hate advertisements. 😁 Although I found a glitch in the new update, I am using Pandora on an iPad mini and when I turn off my device while using Pandora and turn it back on the lock-screen is stuck on “Burn by Ellie Goulding” it happened when I was listening to the song and had to leave my device for a moment, and now every time I use Pandora, this glitch happens. I don’t know if it is my device, or your app, thank you for reading my review.
What am I paying for??!
by SuziQ86 on 2017/12/01 14:20
This is unbelievable! I can’t believe I am actually being charged for a service that is unusable. I pay monthly for an ad-free Pandora experience. Despite the minor hiccups, I’ve been relatively happy with this app for the past few years. However, with the most recent update, it no longer functions correctly. I have even taken a screencast to show that I’m not crazy or making it up. First, I have to open the app, which automatically freezes. So then I have to swipe out and open again. Then, after a song starts playing, it will suddenly stop like 30 seconds in. Don’t even try connecting to Bluetooth in your car or you’ll be one distracted driver trying to get it play just one song. If I also try to simultaneously use another app, as I have been doing for many years prior, it will now automatically stop playing. What is with these developers who don’t test out the updates before releasing them to the public and losing many LOYAL customers in return?? I am very frustrated and need this issue to be addressed immediately (for a road trip I’m taking) or I will find another radio music app worth my time and money! Ps- My phone and app have all the most recent updates and I have had no other issues with any other app. Previous Review: Love it! I use Pandora every single day. My only gripe is that I wish we could like/dislike songs on the lock screen without having to unlock the phone each time. Other than that, it's a wonderful app that I'm glad to have :-)
Crap for free and doesn’t get better with premium
by JordynKLow on 2017/11/05 07:48
Constantly goes offline when I have plenty of service. Now it won’t play the songs on my playlists. I select a song and it chooses a random song from the same playlist. I have premium yet your licensing restrictions require that a lot of the songs I like require to be listened to on the radio part of the app. What’s the point of paying for premium? I’d rather deal with ads. I listen to this app while I’m driving and now with our distracted driving laws in my state this app makes it IMPOSSIBLE for me to get it working if it starts wigging out on me. The offline playlists literally play crap music and only play like four songs. When you go back into service it chooses a playlist for you instead of resuming what you had going in the first place. This app is a total waste of money for premium and a total waste of time and effort for commuters without premium. Like if I want to listen to a song over, sure I will listen to an ad but don’t prompt me 7 times about premium before letting me rewind like seriously how am I supposed to listen and drive when the app is asking you 20 freaking questions. Stop making things more of an effort than they need to be. The other day I selected a song and it started randomly playing other songs on that playlist but then immediately choosing another and another and so on. My songs were on a literal shuffle. Get your life together pandora.
Two stars for what Pandora once was...
by pv15 on 2017/12/04 01:18
I’ve been a fairly long time user of Pandora One. The poor performance of this app is almost making me consider leaving them for online radio. First and foremost, here recently the app has been real garbage. Every time I open it it’s either wanting me to sign into Facebook, or sign up for the higher Pandora service. To me that’s a bit insulting as a person that already pays for Pandora One. There aren’t supposed to be ads, and I certainly don’t want to sign into Facebook on Pandora. Here recently it’s been terrible about audio playback too. For example, the other day if I’d switch to another app or if my phone would go to sleep Pandora would quit playing music. An uninstall and reinstall of the app did fix this. Another issue I’ve been having is sometime I’ll get a notification from another app, the music volume turns down for said notification, but then it doesn’t turn the music back up after, making me close the app and reopen it. One other complaint I have is if I pause the music, the app sometimes just plain seems to forget once I hit play if I spent too long on pause. In order to get music to play again I have to go and reopen the Pandora app. Often times whatever song I was enjoying is no longer there. Really discontent with the quality here recently.
Ads, ads, and then more ads
by Combzz on 2017/10/21 15:14
Too many ads of course. I spend 1 minute (two 30 second ads) listening to your ads, ok great. Then a song comes on that I don’t like, press skip, instantly 2 more adds. So now 2 minutes have passed and I’m still stuck with listening to the SAME ads over and over and over again. The ad frequency is way too high compared to any other free radio out there. Plus, the music that does get to play isn’t even what I like to listen to. And a lot of time the music isn’t even tailored to the station. And then there’s the issue where after 8-10 songs, it literally LOOPS!!! It will the start playing the same songs you listened to an hour ago, or where you last listened to Pandora. Pandora is the WORST out there. Compare that to iHeartRadio who has a way better tailored music experience and less ads that are actually relevant to me. On top of that, the only benefits you receive after paying monthly for their premium is just “more skips” and “less ads”. There are definitely way better services out there that when you pay you get “no ads” and “unlimited skips”. Pandora is just a major waste of time, they’re only in it for the money and because of that they’ll eventually die off as someone else overtakes them; unless they radically change their business model and put the user listening experience in the spotlight.
I want an improved music service
by Navy Tester on 2017/11/07 15:05
This is Pandora’s last week to prove that it’s the music service for me. I drive a lot between major cities and service drops all the time. Even when i have good service the app locks up and makes me reboot. Lastly, it’s not clear what or how im paying for plus. I guit once because of the ridiculous monthly tap when all i wanted to do was pay for a year and forget about the hassle of remembering to deduct monthly payments. Now, i cant see (on the app) how I’m paying, again. Ill logon to the website and find out if I’ll just quit then and there. Apple music had been sending little treats and Pandora hasn’t been concerned enough to make the app work through my iphone ( so far) and without a pretty rapid service improvement ( i just updated the app) and a means to see how I’m paying for plus from my very secure phone, i will quit and move on. I have to add one more, i was engaged many years ago by a stellar customer service representative. She was so helpful that i nearly stayed on, in spite of the required monthly payments option at the time. When Pandora finally adopted the annual payment option again, I don’t return. But now service is suffering. Please make this right. Thank you very much for reading my novella! 😁
"Premium" upgrade removes key feature
by EricMLarson on 2017/10/14 21:37
For some reason I got some kind of "demo" of Pandora Premium, which is great except for the total loss of the "I'm tired of this track" feature. "But you get unlimited skips! Why would you need that?" Because it's vital to how Pandora actually works: giving a song a thumbs-up defines the kind of music you want to hear on a station, but you might not want to hear that exact song all the time. So the best way to build a Pandora station is to thumb-up all the songs that have the right kind of sound for you, but then put them on the "shelf" if Pandora starts to play them too often. But that feature has apparently been removed from Premium (and Support won't answer me, or tell me how to get out of this demo/trial that I don't want). My only options are to skip the annoying songs every single time they keep coming up... or bookmark them for future reference before giving them a thumbs-down, and mess up the kinds of music that Pandora is going to put into the station until I manually put them back a few weeks later. Their help files don't warn you of this but if you read carefully you'll see that the "Premium" help is in a different category and it doesn't mention the "I'm tired of this track" feature that's described under the regular iOS app help. Beware.
Pandora Music ... where words fail Music Speaks
by Buckeye Smile on 2017/11/10 10:16
Since discovering Pandora listening I have found great joy in listening. Music is uplifting, I am able to choose genre that matches my feelings and mood at certain times of the day or Simply to get me going, it energized me! I have used Pandora to soothe my grandchildren when rocking them to sleep or entertain them while playing. I have used it while sitting with gravely I’ll family in Hospice, I have used it when visiting elderly friends playing music that was popular during their era. I have used it to comfort me , rather than relying on pills to help me fall asleep I Listen to music... I enjoy listening to music while working in my flower beds or sitting on my patio. When I don’t want complete silence I fill it with music. Music is like a good friend... it’s always there for me anytime, anywhere. I prefer listening to music rather than watching TV where there is so much trash and negativity that is depressing. Music lifts my spirit, it’s like visiting a counselor but without the high cost... it speaks to me through its words and melodies 🎼🎶🎹🎺🎷🎻so Thank you Pandora🎧🎶
It Used to Work
by WhoReleasedThisCr*p on 2017/11/02 02:23
Pandora used to be my go-to music app. I was introduced to artists I never knew existed because they were similar to what I already enjoyed. When I got a new car with SYNC3, Pandora was rock solid. I could move from house to car and back without missing a beat. But several months ago, Pandora started having problems. When I get in the car, especially when using CarPlay, there’s no better than a 10% chance that I’ll be able to open Pandora, select a playlist and actually hear music. Most of the time it will give me a list of my playlists, but selecting a playlist just snaps back and does nothing no matter how many times I select it. Sometimes the app on the phone tells me “Poor network connection”, or its stuck asking me to start a free trial, or there’s a “Skip to Pandora” button. But you know what’s not there? Music! My home wi-fi is unchanged. There are no new cell towers. I have at least three bars. There is no reason why I can’t do today what I did for months without any problems, and that’s listen to music. So I have deleted the app and reinstalled twice. If I have to delete again, there won’t be another installation. And that’s sad because an app that once brought me so much good music and introduced me to so many artists, now brings only daily frustration.
Can’t get it right AGAIN!!!
by Vipedogg on 2017/12/02 02:59
Once’s again you mess up the app. Now I can’t get it to work. When I turn it on the app then when I closed the screen to let it play in back ground. It turns off the music. Then when I try to put it back on it freezes. I have to turn off the app then turn it back on. This happens every time. Now that I paid for this service it not working. This happen 1 day after the last fix. Plus you can’t see whats playing in the lock screen. Just shows the pandora app is on. GREAT JOBS!!! (Not) (Next day) After I putting a bad review. The sent me a way to fix the problem the very next day. All I can say it now work and I’m happy again with pandora. This time it was a great job!! Just give them a problem and they will fix it. I might have been a little mad about the review. But at the time it was bad day and I wanted was to listen to music it chill with, and it didn’t want to work. I glad that the people at pandora really care about the people who uses their app. Just give a change and see what they can do for you. *****. 5 five rating.
Really like Pandora despite its issues
by watsontcbc on 2018/01/06 18:21
I really like Pandora. They fixed the latest crashing issue. I occasionally use and try other apps. Some are good for specific uses, like just finding a specific song or hearing what friends like. But Pandora consistently curated music very very well and I keep coming back, now defaulting to it for general listening in the car and at home. Jazz, electronica, fusion, trance, house, and artist or even song-based stations - you name it: I get an excellent mix suited to my tastes, with new tunes and artists I hadn’t yet heard. Yes, their ad behavior is irritating in the free version. But if you grew up listening to AM radio as I did, this is not really a problem. And if you can’t stand it, ante-up for the premium version. It is totally worth it if you hate the ads that much what with all the extra features you get. Keep it up Pandora. Just don’t make your ad function any more annoying than it already is (like popping up more ads when I just want to see the album cover, making me click two or three times to see it!). If you make it less annoying I’ll give you a full five stars!
Downloaded songs not really accessible
by Kitkatbiggie on 2018/01/24 06:22
I like pandora but recently when I select shuffle my thumbs up it repeats the same several songs (songs I have given the thumbs up) along with new songs in the same vein. The new stuff is ok but why keep repeating the one or two songs over and over from my list of 302 songs. My other issue is I live in an area where reception comes and goes between my commute to and from work...so I downloaded quite a few songs. I wish I could select offline mode but I can’t. So I will be rocking out and when the song comes to an end I have sudden total silence while it connects “buffers” for the next 10 minutes. Instead of just going into off line mode and playing my downloads. So my question are they truly downloaded? Why else would the app keep searching “buffering”. If you live in a non rural area I am sure you don’t even notice but us Northern California coastal towns do! I end up switching to google play. As I want to rock out before I have a hectic day working at the local hospital or going home to take care of my three awesome teenagers and hubby!
I’m with HER
by Gardengirl18 on 2017/12/05 12:48
I always loved this service and before I was a paying customer, I was a regular subscriber since 2007 and I did love it but there are too many problems with it now! It is constantly buffering, it says it’s playing, the meter shows the music is on and it’s in play status but the problem is there’s nothing coming out! There is no communication between what we hear and what the machine says that we’re supposed to hear and I’m saying everything that the previous person reviewed is exactly how I feel and if this does not fix itself soon, I’m Leaving! I had to now delete the app as per Pandora’s help instructions and my stations and everything else has to be redone! Sometimes I put on gospel music from my coworker that I play with her once a week and once it comes on for some unknown reason I cannot get gospel off and it keeps going into my playlist although the station is the selected and I have close the app hit save and hit shuffle and I cannot get rid of it. Maybe that’s Interventional. Previous Review: I'm surprised to see how the music is chosen for variety. I pay for it, but the optional features are very good.i love Todays Comedy Radio station however, I seem to hear the same bits. So I hit skip a lot. Maybe you can add some variety.
Pandora Premium may not be so great after all
by RoA(one and only) on 2017/10/10 12:22
My headphone controls are not working with Pandora anymore over the last few days and Pandora no longer comes up on my lock screen. This is absolutely irritating. Who do I need to complain to in order to get this fixed?! Pandora is great. I always thought so. And I figured, it would be fantastic to upgrade to Pandora Premium (PP). I don't regret my decision, but it (PP) concentrates on playing thumbs up songs. Now that might sound great, but it 1) disallows the listener from gaining new music experiences from different artists, genres, and albums. 2) soon enough, I will grow tired of these favorite tracks. 3) you cannot undo a thumbs up after it is done. So if you thumbs up a song, you can neither unhighlight thumbs up nor hit "thumbs down" (although that may be extreme). What I want from Pandora Premium- and was available in the free version - is the flexibility of liking, unliking, disliking song tracks, and exploring new artists, genres, albums, and tracks. Still Pandora is great and receives 4 stars, but Pandora Premium, itself, is probably worth 2. It's not bad... just disappointing.
Slimy sales tricks. Classless.
by alexk1682 on 2017/09/11 14:00
Barely able to navigate app due to the overwhelming number of adds that they jam down your throat. Back to back Pop ups that require you to close, lazily slopped together commercials, and if that wasn't enough the variety of songs is pitiful. After the first 7 songs it just goes to a loop where I hear the same familiar songs day in and out. For how little this app provides it's not worth sitting through horrible repetitive commercials and closing swarms of pop up ads. Goodbye pandora. (3 month later-update) If I had the money to buy out pandora I would. Upon owning the company I would then run it straight into the ground and erase its existence from the planet. How you have managed to create a music listening experience that is so horrible is beyond me. Your listeners should love you not hate you. Annoying users with ads until they cave and purchase premium is a slimy business tactic. I have more respect for telemarketers. I came back to use the app to see if anything changed and I can't even open the app. I have a top of the line phone that can run everything but your app. It's almost 2018 and you can't get your app to function on a modern phone. There has been 3 updates and nothing has been resolved. DISGUSTED!
Love, Music and Pandora
by cereal8u on 2017/10/25 12:57
For people who truly love music Pandora is a godsend. There is a joy that That comes from a good surprise. With Pandora you don’t have to set up a playlist, so you’re never sure what song my play next. Pandora uses a song or band that you chose to start your station. They play music that is similar to your original chose. Pandora then uses algorithms that track your likes and dislikes of the songs that you have listened to in order to create a custom playlist for every user. I pay for the service that removes the ads and allows me to skip any songs or repeat any songs that I want.I have had Pandora for years and enjoy it so much that I stopped to write this small review. If you love music I think that you will also love Pandora. I hope that you give it a try. Music brings so much happiness to life, and with Pandora your music can always be with you. I don’t have to download hundreds of songs I can just listen to my music every were I go. I love music. I love Pandora.
Why I love this app
by Mekjgyujb on 2018/01/01 00:53
I love this app because I can have songs when I have my phone off so it will be able to not die when I don’t have a charger and I can play other games while I’m listening to music music which is amazing I love your guises game will app Pandora is the best app I’ve used and I hope everyone gave you five or four stars not three are down I don’t think you guys deserve 32 or a one star I think you guys deserve five or for at least four but I say five I like how you guys can do an interview I likeI like how you can change times and you want to have different thumbs up thumbs down I don’t really like the ad but that’s OK you don’t really have ads and I like how you can just search Music or little search I like how you can change sounds and you want to have different thumbs up thumbs down I don’t really like the ad but that’s OK you don’t really have ads and I like how you can search Music or a little search you know I mean and I really like it I’m glad I can tell you guys this
I love this app but something just happened...
by Glinderella on 2017/09/07 00:52
Okay, so this app is amazing. Just because you have to pay for no adds and offline use and all of that junk it's a great app. I've been using it for I think a year, maybe more, maybe less. I don't know. After the resent update, Pandora forces me to use my free trial for Pandora Premium. I was saving it for my next summer vacation so I could really enjoy it instead of just knowing I'm wasting my week of an amazing Pandora experience. At first, I had absolutely no idea what was going on and for a minute I thought I had bought the subscription and being a fourteen year old, I was super scared that I was charging my mother's bank account. So, Pandora, if you read this, your app is amazing, but please take away my free trial and let me save it!! Thank you! I haven't had any crashes, like ever. (The teenager came out sorry) so I'm not afraid of that. This app really deserves 5 stars except the free trial thing. Okay, so, all in all, this is a great app and you should really get it. It's the best one like it.
Veronica Andrade
by Verito Rose on 2017/10/01 17:49
Pandora filled my summer with exquisite songs and I found a lot of new music to listen to. I enjoyed the pleasant slow walks with quick steps in between running to soft calming tunes. I enjoyed the late night parties to Spanish music. I enjoyed the summer mornings spent playing basketball with my ball dribbling to the beat of drums. I could not put it into better words, but I felt like I was in love every single day in July and August. I cannot believe music has come this far. I cannot even trace where I found all such great music. The world definitely does not deserve Pandora because it gives more than we give back. I don't even have a favorite song. Because of all the great music Pandora has to offer. Rather I have a myriad of favorite songs ranging from R&B, pop, classic rock and romantic music. With artists like American Authors, OneRepublic, Pink, Daft Punk, and Taylor Swift. And favorite movie soundtracks like Paper Towns, Love Story, and Valerian. Love, yours truly, and number one listener: Veronica Andrade
Used to be awesome but then...
by AceKing42 on 2017/10/12 18:52
I've been using Pandora for a couple years now I think. But after an update probably 6-8 months ago, Pandora no longer works with a USB cord - on players, in my car, nothing. This is really annoying because the USB allowed me to control Pandora through the radio/remote/device it was connected to and now I have to use an AUX cord. I've uninstalled and reinstalled and done everything I can think of to no avail. The Pandora Premium pop up is really annoying - shoving it in my face isn't going to make me buy it. Also, why, if I pause Pandora for more than ~15 minutes, does it "refresh" and start playing a new song?! On the app and site it does this. I don't want to pause it for long periods during songs I like because I'm afraid I won't be able to listen to the rest of it! And your ads are WAY louder than the music, which is REALLY OBNOXIOUS because I'll be jamming out and suddenly I'm blasted with a commercial (I'm already hard of hearing, you don't need to make it worse, kay thanks) Fix these issues and you'll be golden 👌🏼
I love it!
by Jesus Loves You 123 on 2017/11/15 13:46
I’ve used it for 3 years and it keeps getting better. Minus the commercials between songs that kills my vibe it’s great. I also get annoyed by only have a few song skips. I mean there’s a lot of songs I like and a lot I don’t like, so I like to thumbs them down and skip. But when I run out of song skips then I’m forced to listen to music I hate... so I usually get off the app then. It would be nice if when you both thumbed it down and skipped the song then the skip wouldn’t count. To me it’s different to hate a song and skip it then to just casually not be in the mood for a song that you like but just don’t want to listen to, so you skip it. But anyways, other than those two things it’s overall a great app! It has some great songs that I just have to download to my phone after finding out about them. It always has the newest and oldest of songs of every genre.👍🏼 I can say if you download it you won’t regret it.
Lots of bugs - can’t play songs and frequently offline
by GBTG1 on 2017/11/09 12:32
My Pandora experience has been getting worse and worse - I’ve been struggling to play songs bc it often freezes on any given song and I can’t play or pause or forward to the next song. (Its frozen right now I’m fact) I have the kill the app and try again. The app also frequently takes me offline when I have good connectivity. I’ve also had a problem where my Pandora will start to randomly play in my pocket. When I go to shut it off I try to pause it from the lock screen of my iPhone, which doesn’t work. I then have to authenticate to get into my phone and navigate to the Pandora app to stop the music. Only the pause button in the Pandora app doesn’t work either (meanwhile the music is still playing loudly). Now I need to kill the app which takes several seconds on the iPhone X. Very poor experience overall. The app doesn’t function properly for what it’s designed for and the random playing in my pocket (when my screen is locked btw with a password) is even more horrible, especially when I’m at work and I can’t turn it off!!! Fix these issues please.
Positive New Life Thanks to Pandora
by Tricia Tobias on 2017/09/24 21:05
Pandora was introduced to me as I was in one of the worst turmoils of my life. God will never give you more than you can handle they say..... But it was only because of Pandora that I survived!! Simply having the ability to allow the perfect song at the perfect time come through the tiny iPhone speaker was priceless. Forced to quit my successful job of 13 years to stay at home to take care of our 3 daughters..... After years of mental, emotional, financial and then physical abuse I was relieved when I came home and all my husbands clothes and belongings were gone...... it was a difficult divorce but Because of Pandora I was able to overcome the Obstacles, the Crushing barriers that would otherwise make someone give up or loose hope and become cold towards life and existence..... Thank You Pandora and all the musicians and audio industry for saving me and my 3 young daughters Lives Forever!! Thank you!!💖Tricia Tobias
Needs Improvement
by Wally Nelson on 2018/01/26 16:12
I’ve used Pandora loyally for 6 years now but I’m considering switching to a new platform. 7 months ago I signed up for Pandora Premium and have had little problems with Pandora as an app ever since. It crashes more often then before and my downloaded playlists don’t work have the time. If given the option to download a playlist I made I want to be able to listen to it offline but every time I click play it says that it’s unavailable. I find it hard to believe that of the 50 or so songs that I have in my playlist are all unavailable for playback because of licensing issues. Also on that same subject the playlist does work once, and that is the immediately after I download it but a couple hours later I get squat. The Help section of the app is not nearly as useful as I would like. I would like the option to send the developers a message letting them know something is wrong but no option. I love Pandora and it’s a great service but Premium isn’t worth the money.
Needs an update for modern devices
by Josh modern tech geek on 2018/01/05 23:11
Pandora needs an update for a stand alone app compatible with the Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular. If I lose Bluetooth connection with my actual phone pandora will not work because it uses the app on my phone although I have the add on installed my watch. The point of having cellular on the Apple Watch is if you are out of range on Bluetooth with your phone you can still text, call, email etc from the watch. Would be nice to enjoy my pandora premium out on a walk with the dog without my phone and using my AirPods or out for a jog. iTunes does support a stand alone app for the watch so you can listen to music through AirPods without connection to your phone. Another benefit I would get here would be the usage of battery using pandora on my watch vs phone. I get home from a long day of work and my watch is at 80% and my phone is at 20% and that is off and on wireless charging all day. One of my coworkers opted for the iTunes unlimited subscription and I’m getting jealous for sure...
Great app, just could use some tweaks
by John (in) Denver on 2018/01/10 20:55
Pandora is one of my favorite apps. I listen to it almost daily. Nearly daily, however, it suffers little issues that frustrate me. Examples: The thumbs up/down feature is cool, but crude and its true functionality is in clear. Consider: A song comes on that I like, but it’s a live version. I hate listening to live versions of songs. So is that a thumbs up or down? Lately, if I have been listening for a while and my phone has gone into sleep mode (not sure that is the proper term), I’ll open the phone again and the pause/play button will be locked. The phone isn’t locked. Other controls work, but I can’t stop/start the music without starting a different station. Very frustrating. One more: I started a new station by picking a band (Alabama). Sure enough, first song was a live version of a mediocre song. I skipped the song. The next few songs that came up were non-Alabama songs I liked - songs I would like on an Alabama station. Thumbs up. No more Alabama songs. I quickly stopped thumbing up, then started skipping. Finally, I thumbed down some songs I actually liked. After an hour of music, Pandora had only played three crappy Alabama songs or crappy versions of good Alabama songs. I quit the station and deleted it. Next day I tried again and had a much better, but not great experience with a new Alabama station. Wonderful, magical, but sometimes very confusing.
New Bugs
by the1dagwood on 2017/12/28 22:12
I’ve been using Pandora and it’s app for a very long time. Like back when Motorola had phones out... In the last couple of weeks I’ve noticed several persistent errors. Each time that my iphone tries to bluetooth link up to a a vehicle... doesn’t matter if is my Mercedes C class or Ford Explorer...not even a random rental car. Each time the app locks up to the point of needing to shut it down manually and restart. Also, even after a restart I have to shut the radio down and turn it back in to get volume. All is good until I leave the vehicle and return. It’s live die repeat... This error was with my iphone 6 last month. It’s with my iphone 8 this month that I just got. I even had one of my employee’s with a iphone 7 that I found to have the same error. I’ve been waiting for this error to be fixed with a recent update but nothing. Is this an Apple problem? Is it a Pandora problem? I’m getting close to cancelling my Pandora account over it. I just need to make sure that it’s not an Apple driven “error” to drive people to iTune’s....
Great with a suggestion
by Serial Skipper on 2017/11/30 04:44
Pandora works great for me at the moment. I’ve yet to upgrade to premium but so far I can tolerate the ads (its not that much). I can easily find the songs I like so overall it’s a great app. The suggestion I have though isn’t really required such as recommended. I’d like for the rating of songs to be less broad than “like,” “dislike,” or just no rating at all. I know that I for one have songs that I like and songs that I love as well as songs that I dislike and songs I hate. The suggestion is that instead of just thumbs up or thumbs down there would be an advanced option. This would optimize my listening experience because being able to choose how much “thumbs-uping” or “thumbs-downing” a song will effect the rest of the music on my radio. This would, in turn, allow me to have more control over my music. Thank you for hearing me out!
Used to be the best
by Staancer1.0 on 2017/12/08 21:53
I have used pandora for many years in addition to paying for pandora one. I love the simplicity and overall use of pandora, but I have never managed to have pandora on any phone without it having issues. The previous update caused music to stop playing after about 30 seconds keeping you from being able to use the app at all, very frustrating when I use it on a daily basis for hours at work. Now this new update has fixed the previous issue, but won’t even allow me to pause the music (even after reinstalling the app). This is on top of minor issues the app has had for a long time like crashes and sound issues that I’ve been willing to ignore. Constant issues have left me with nothing but disappointment in pandora which is unfortunate because I’ve loved the app for so many years. I love the idea of the app, but the experience over the past year has been terrible. I wouldn’t recommend it at this point in time.
The greatest ever BUT
by Mrs.Starlord9291 on 2018/01/10 16:23
I have been a pandora user for about 6 years and I have seared the next button on the bottom right corner. So when I'm driving and I wanted to skip to the next song I don't have to look down to tap the next button, I just Do it! Now as a pandora Premium user, the thumbs up button is on the bottom right corner with the skip button to its left. So now when I'm driving I HAVE to look down to skip a song because sometimes I push the thumbs up button and it kinda wants me to not pay for premium just to have the skip button on the bottom right corner. I am really REALLY hoping you take my consideration on at least just switching the thumbs up and skip button so that the skip button is all the way on the bottom right corner so I can keep listening to my AWESOME pandora without the worry of taking my eyes off the road. Other than that PANDORA IS THE GREATEST!!! God bless! #driveresposibly
:-(
by Ali_in_KC on 2017/10/19 20:18
I’ve been with pandora for years and have had no complaints until recently. It seems that for every three songs you listen to they will then have you listen to two commercials. That was annoying but I had invested my thumbs up on enough songs that I had a great mix of music to listen to throughout the day with not many repeats so it seemed like starting over would be a pain. This week I’m considering deleting it and finding an alternative. I don’t want to start over but they’ve started playing a commercial that is entirely in Spanish and I hear it like every thirty minutes. I can’t understand a word of it other than the company whose ad it is. In these times of political correctness I’m sure there are plenty of people who will be a negative Nancy over this review. I’m sorry. I’m not trying to offend anyone. If pandora wants to play ads that are in another language other than English, they should find out which of their customers can understand that language and play those ads for them.
I really do love pandora...but....
by GFam83 on 2017/11/21 18:22
I tend to use whether I’m at home or out and about. The most annoying thing is the pop up ad to upgrade the membership, I get it, money needs to be made. I totally want to upgrade to be able to skip more but its not in the funds right now. The pop up happens so much and gets in the way of trying to change the station, or thumb up/down the songs..super annoying! It does an ok job of finding music thats similar, but a lot of the time its too repetitive. And I wish there was a way to fix a wrong thumb down without deleting the station and starting over again 😫 I’ve done this a few times and get so mad at myself, it happens to songs I was waiting for to come up and...oops I hit the wrong button and can’t fix it. I’d say now its average...they need new music in the artist’s categories, some of the stations get real short after taking out so many. I’ll keep using but it gets boring and annoying with the free version.
Hot and cold
by GBxoxo101 on 2017/12/08 06:46
Pandora is either really good or really bad. I’ll open it and the songs are fire one after the next and the next they all are random songs that don’t even correlate to their station. For example I downloaded Pink radio because ya know, wanted to listen to Pink. 2 of her songs came on in between two other random songs played that were not Pink. After the second song of hers finished, it was a complete shuffle of the most random and unrelated songs to Pink Radio. Kelly Clarkson, Taylor Swift, Tina Turner, Carrie Underwood... Carrie Underwood? They’re completely different genres of music, how are they on the same station. So I obviously skipped. I skipped 25 songs before I was out of skips, not even until I got to the next Pink song.. with my unlimited listening hour. Long story short, Pandora’s efforts to match songs to the specified station or genre or artist is absolute trash. Why is it so hard to play Pink songs on Pink radio? I will never understand the inability..
Not worth the money.
by Kirbosa on 2017/12/12 03:54
Pandora has a good selection of music and is a good when you first open the app. Only problem is after you’ve been on one station for awhile it will start mixing crap into your favorite stations. My Queens of the Stone Age Station plays more Deftones Station than my Deftones Station and vice versa. And it’s not unlimited skips for 5 dollars a month. It’ll play songs that fall into the genre when you first open the Station and after about 5 songs it’ll just mix crap into it. After about 20 skips it won’t let you and say “cannot skip this track due to licensing agreement”. It’ll also announce that a station isn’t available sometimes after only one or two skips. It has a lot of potential but it seems like they just advertise as unlimited by mixing in corny independent bands that are distantly related to your station’s genre. I have a “Seasons in the abyss” that is supposed to play slayer and related bands and it hasn’t played a slayer song the last couple times that I selected it.
It's the best!!
by AJSoftball on 2017/09/18 23:53
I have the Pandora Plus and its so great where you can skip your least liked songs but replay your favorites! Everyone I talk to about this app says "you don't have any control!" but you do. Why I say this is because it is just like a radio station. You have no idea what song is coming up next! But Pandora does pay attention to your thumbs ups and downs so if you do those then you can narrow down to your favorite songs while hearing some new ones. I also love the bedtime timer and alarm. Just lay back and relax while listen to your music while it automatically turns off depending on when you want it to. And then you wake up to the music you love when you want to. Also Pandora gives you notifications when an artist you like goes on tour or releases a new album.
Such simple fixes can Be Made
by Trompz on 2018/01/18 16:20
Please please please, listen to the thumbs down when a certain Song doesn’t belong in that genre or radio. Also fix it where IF i put thumbs down, then Dont Play that song anymore PLEASE. On several occasions it keeps playing songs that were disliked several times! And also IF a song is Disliked for One radio station, DONT block it completely from the other stations. It may be a song that belongs in a certain station, but Not in another. I’ve been paying for pandora for quite some time. Fix these things. It’s annoying. Also please please please!! STOP playing the Same songs OVER and OVER and OVER and OVER again. Just cause i liked it doesn’t mean I want to hear it every time I select that station. It feels like its plays the same 5 songs every single time and inhave to skip. P.S. why and I limited to skips??? Im paying for this app. I should not be limited to skips! And if you have to limit my skips the Fix your App so I wont have to!
4 stars
by SugarNSpice96 on 2017/11/10 20:12
Pandora would always crash and go offline quite often for reasons I don’t understand. When it crashes, it makes my phone turn off and it resets itself, then it comes back on and all is well again. This is the only app that does this to my phone, it’s kind of weird. Music is great, however, for a free app. I always recommend Pandora over other music apps. Commercials is a minimum of 2-3 quick clips, then back to music before you know it, not invasive and tolerable. You don’t need to buy the packages for Pandora to be commercial free, if commercials were to be your reason to spend real money on the Pandora app. I don’t recommend it, it’d be a waste. I love love love all of the genre options! There’s everything you can think of and more. Very much enjoyable. Personal favorites are all oldies music, southern rock, classics, and so on. Enjoy!
Long time listener
by CookieCharleston on 2017/11/08 23:19
November- for a month or so now it’s been randomly crashing. Didn’t know what was going on but a few weeks ago I finally saw it happen while I was looking at my phone. Program shuts down and you see a star?symbol and then you have to re-unlock phone. Only app that does this The June bug sucked, stuck with it not launching for almost a week. Finally deleted it and redownloaded. Now I can listen to music on my way to work and home. Been listening for years. Love how you can read the bio on an artist. I have noticed lately that within a 30minute window that it plays the same song. Repeat much? I wish when listening to a station that it didn't just play my thumbs up songs. I like hearing new things and having to create a new station so I'm not listening to the same old same old yet again gets annoying.
Using with Bluetooth is a hassle
by Mynopes on 2017/12/21 23:09
Complete garbage since the the latest IOS update. Every time I connect to a Bluetooth such as my Kenwood in my truck, my older speaker and my brand new one, and my skull candy’s over the ear headset I have to restart the app up to 5 times. On top of that just about every time I’m on a Bluetooth device my phone will randomly reboot (sort of) and then I have to reboot the app afterwards and then starts right back at the beginning of the track that had just ended or right at the end. I thought I had found a way around restarting the app by just switching stations but then found that I no longer had control of the app ( such as >\=, skip or even volume) from the Bluetooth device or even the phone itself. I’ve used pandora for many years and right now I’m about ready to look for another music listening provider. Update: they have done 3 updates sense I posted this that all say “bug fixes” and “improved listing experience” it it’s still doing the same thing
Advertisements
by Lo Giudice on 2017/11/12 21:32
Advertisements are too frequent. I should NOT have to pay to not have commercials. I can use other competing music apps that don’t have commercials like Pandora does. Also, just because I “like” a song when I’m listening to one genre of radio station, doesn’t mean I want to hear that song when I’m listening to a different genre of radio station. As humans, we are all in different moods at different times, and enjoy listening to different genres of music, depending on our mood. So if I am in the mood to be listening to a more upbeat and dance type genre, that doesn’t mean I want to hear my favorite slow love song from Secondhand Serenade. Please keep the same theme of music within the genre of radio station selected by the customer. If I want to listen to a random mix of songs I have periodically “liked” on Pandora, then I can listen to my thumbprint station. Otherwise, if I pick “Dance Party”, I want Dancing themed music, likewise, if I pick “Love Songs”, I want to hear slow romantic deep lyrical music.
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by bluebeat74 on 2017/09/14 03:43
I love listening to pandora but it could be better. I've been using it for a long time now. At times it seemed easy to use other times it did not. It would be nice to put a particular song on. Also I have different stations because i feel like listening to certain songs at certain times but you seem to merge my stations. I will be listening to a station and a song that I put on one station will show up on another with a thumbs up and I know I didn't do that for that station. Also I have been noticing that a song that I gave a thumbs up to is playing as a different version but with the same name and a thumbs up and I never even heard that version before and I never hear the original version that I gave the thumbs up to again.
Great for working, working out, or sleeping!
by Jaygro727life on 2017/11/28 02:04
Always using Pandora; if I’m working I usually have it going, at the gym I’ll have it going, and my wife and I have relaxing spa music playing to get to sleep at night. I really enjoy having this mix of music available for any occasion. HOWEVER, there has been this issue with the app randomly crashing. Does this happen with anyone else? I’ll be listening to music, particularly when the phone is plugged in, the music will stop and my phone will make the sound of the charger being plugged in. And that’s it. I can open Pandora again, and sometimes it will happen again. I have an iPhone 7 Plus, my wife has an iPhone 6s, it happens on both our phones. We’ve both uninstalled and reinstalled the app. Fix the crashing issue and I change to 5 stars!!! Otherwise, great app!
Love! But a recent issue...
by Bo yo1 23 on 2017/09/28 05:20
I’ve used pandora for years and have enjoyed it for years but as of late I’ve been having a problem where my phone will slightly crash out and close the phone and pandora making me go back and open the app back up. The song that I was on no matter how far in I was resets and I have to listen to it again or skip. That’s the main issue I’m seeing but there is one more. Every once in a while the app will tell me a station isn’t available but it will let me open the station for two songs or so then kick me out again. Both of these problems together make the app almost unusable for me. But I will say these issues aren’t for everyone so I’m mainly doing this to try and get it fixed so take all I say with a hope that it doesn’t happen to you too. Thanks pandora I’ve enjoyed every year and every new favorite song!
Great but not very compatible with Apple CarPlay
by Berkbelts on 2017/12/28 18:33
I use pandora just about every day in my car through Apple CarPlay. It seems anytime my phone goes from WiFi to LTE I have to close and reopen the app to get it to work. If my phone is locked the app won’t respond to apple CarPlay commands. This is because I can’t close the millions of popups through Apple CarPlay, they’re blocking me from using the buttons on my cars display. I’ll have to unlock the phone itself open the app close the popups then click play. If i pause a song while in the car before I get out and say go shopping for 30 mins and come back it won’t remember the fact I paused a song and it’ll just skip to the next. Basically it seems anytime I hook it up to Apple CarPlay it forgets what the heck it was doing and needs reset on everything. What’s the point of Apple CarPlay if I have to use the phone 75% of the time?
Advise to be Best Music Streaming App ever
by DanikG_14 on 2018/01/23 10:22
I tried Pandora Premium and I was shocked how awesome it was and I never want to go back to free account but I do not want to pay for premium. If you guys make the premium free like the normal pandora everyone from soundcloud and other apps will come over to pandora. Or at least make the same theme for the people who can’t afford premium. This is the reason I only used SoundCloud the past month because u can skip, replay, rewind, like, make playlists for absolutely free, so if you guys make it the way premium is for free it will be the best Streaming app ever and you will have more income then ever from people moving to Pandora That is premium but free right away Or at least make the same theme for the people who can’t afford premium please
App support is completely useless by developer
by BCRSR on 2017/11/26 02:08
I’m a yearly paying customer. Never needed any assistance until the latest update jacked up the app when connected to either of two different cars. Bluetooth connection is messed up bad. Will not play any station unless I skip the first song. Skipping any track requires directly skipping on the phone where steering wheel controls used to work perfectly in both vehicles. When shutting either vehicle off the Pandora app on the phone continues to play and closing the app or rebooting the phone is the only way to get it to stop playing. None of the controls on the app work at all. Went to the same link the developer posted for everyone having trouble and it is some BS link to a Pandora knowledge base. How about some real support rather than just telling your customer try this and email us back if it doesn’t work. That is very insulting to a paying customer. If I do not get some real support, I’m done with you Pandora.
Latest update has bugs
by erinherrera76 on 2017/12/03 23:23
I LOVE Pandora, but something’s wrong with the latest update. I can’t open any other app or the music stops. If I pull Pandora back up, it’s frozen, so I have to close it and wait a few seconds then open it again. First world problems, I know, but I’ve been paying for Pandora for years and this has never been a problem. Just thought they’d fix it within a few days—I’ve been checking daily for an update. I also saw an article on Wall Street Journal that we can now use the Pandora app to control our Sonos speakers—and I read all the news releases I could find to learn how, but there was no how-to anywhere. I still see nothing in Pandora’s iPhone app that associates with other apps. Still love the service—just hoping they get it right with the next release.
Too many problems to be paying for this!
by JaMaPi on 2017/12/12 01:14
The latest updates have been a disaster. Two main issues I’m having: 1) I use Apple AirPods at work. Since the last Pandora update when I take one earphone out to answer my work phone or speak to a coworker, rather than automatically pausing the music (which is what is supposed to happen) it transfers the music to my iPhone. I have to remember to turn my phone sound all the way down before opening Pandora so I don’t blast away my coworkers with my music when I take an earphone out. 2) I never know when the music is going to stop. Opening another app, locking my phone or minimizing Pandora now randomly turns off the music. Not every time, but often enough to be irritating. Sometimes just pressing play and waiting 30 seconds is enough to pause the music. I’m close to giving up on this app. I can’t stand the commercials so I pay a monthly fee to have ad free music but lately it feels like a waste of music.
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