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iHeart: Radio, Music, Podcasts
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Listen to thousands of live radio stations, tune in to podcasts and stream unlimited music playlists for any mood or activity, all in one app. The iHeartRadio app for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch is easy to use and best of all, it's FREE. Download the iHeartRadio iOS app today and enjoy your favorite music, live & local radio stations, playlists, and podcasts! The Best Local Radio Stations Live • Discover thousands of live and local AM and FM radio stations near you and from cities all over the world. • Our Radio App allows you to listen to top radio stations, news, sports, music, talk and comedy. • Stream sports radio stations like ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, FNTSY Sports Radio, etc. • Hear top sports personalities discuss the latest news around the NFL, NHL, MLB, NCAA, NBA, Soccer, Golf, and Tennis. The iHeartRadio Podcast App - now #1 for Podcasts • Our Podcast App features the most popular podcasts from ESPN, NPR, Gimlet, How Stuff Works, Podcasts, TED, Wondery, Big Money Players Network, and celebrity podcasts such as The Ron Burgundy Podcast, Anna Faris Is Unqualified Podcast, The Herd with Colin Cowherd Podcast, The Ben Shapiro Podcast, The Joe Rogan Podcast, The Bobby Bones Podcast, The Chelsea Handler Podcast , Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard, and more. • Follow your favorite podcasts and personalities. • Download podcast episodes from the App Store to your iOS Device to listen offline, without the need for WiFi. • Explore popular trending shows with our iHeartRadio Podcast App charts. Tune in every Monday for the refreshed Top 100 Chart. • Our podcast app and podcast player allow you to experience podcast playback at your desired speed of 0.5x, 1x, 1.25x, 1.5x, and 2x. Free Music - Playlists perfect for any moment • Enjoy thousands of hand curated playlists on the free iHeartRadio Playlist App. Organized by mood, activity, decade and genre to make it easy to find something that’s the perfect soundtrack for any moment. • 'Your Weekly Mixtape' makes music sound discovery easy. A weekly playlist of songs we’ve curated based on the music you love and the music you’re listening to right now. Every Monday we refresh your mixtape with a new batch of music tracks we know and can vibe to throughout your week. Play Free Artist Radio Stations • Create personalized music stations based on your favorite artists using our library of millions of songs covering genres like Country, Top 40, Pop, Hip Hop, R&B, EDM, Rock, Alternative, Folk, Gospel, Christian, Dance,Classical, Indie, and more. The Ultimate Station Made Just for You • 'My Favorites Radio' collects all of the songs you love in one free personalized station. Premium Features Take control of your listening experience with iHeartRadio Plus™ and iHeartRadio All Access™ and listen absolutely ads free.. • Search and play any song, album and playlist with our library of millions of songs on demand • Save and replay any song with our music app from the radio • Enjoy unlimited skips • Download music to your iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch to listen offline • Create unlimited playlists Join our community! • Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1F1TcFX • Instagram: http://bit.ly/1e1AOUS • Twitter: http://bit.ly/1HZk5KQ • Blog: http://bit.ly/1GiT59D For Feedback and Help Tell us how we can improve by sharing your thoughts at help.iheart.com Payments will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal. Subscription may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user’s Account Settings after purchase. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable. iheart.com/terms iheart.com/privacy
I love this app I heart radio
by brightiis42 on 2020/07/16 04:20
I listen to the tranquility music. It’s the amazon rainforest at night. I like how you can set a sleep timer. I also listen to the jazz station. I also love classic rock and I was just browsing and found the classic rock . If you are in the Bay Area and listen to 98.5 it’s our local classic rock station, but what I like about this is it displays the song and the artist on every song. Well on the radio you can’t get that. I love I heart radio
I like that app and
by im really like tik tok on 2020/07/16 03:47
Because I do like this
Why pay for it
by tommiezee on 2020/07/15 23:50
Charged me for a month and automatic renewal when I never wanted either. Why pay for it when it’s already free!
Disappointing
by Lanny26 on 2020/07/15 23:18
I use this app to listen to WOR radio. I have yet to get through an entire program without the app cutting out several times.
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by jynxss on 2020/07/15 21:21
My stations buffer a lot, especially Taylor Swift’s station; Favorites Radio replays a lot of songs, even after I thumb them down; need more skips per station; please stop censoring original lyrics; maybe think about alphabetizing stations
AAAAAA MY POOP HERT
by bloody tissue foot on 2020/07/15 18:47
lIll
No longer works on iPhone
by Corbiere01 on 2020/07/15 04:00
Been using app over 6 years. Suddenly last week app no longer works. Will not load. Just get iHeartRadio screen and times out. One of my favorite apps now worthless. Great team testing after last update. Maybe spending too much time setting up concerts than maintaining app.
App not working
by Anonymous woozen on 2020/07/14 17:54
The app won’t work on my iPhone! 😓
Doesn’t Work Anymore
by ColoringDork on 2020/07/14 17:54
😖 How am I supposed to get my mind off the apocalypse when I can’t listen to my podcasts! This app hasn’t worked for daaaaayyys! Please fix it!
Problem with programming
by 🦌🦌🦌🦌🦌🦌🦌🦌 on 2020/07/14 15:48
The app works fine, no problem with that, but the commercial/self promotion programming has become crazy. Feel like i’m listening to an iHeart promotion channel with breaks to play my station. Getting an am/fm radio instead
Needs an update for bugs
by POETIC-ME on 2020/07/14 15:25
When I listen to the app a podcast it will randomly stop the podcast and I have to launch app again and go find the podcast it also makes it really hard to find the breakfast club and that’s the only reason I use the app sometimes when I type in the name they don’t even pop up really weird
If you do the free trial, cancel the Day Before it ends.
by --Danniel on 2020/07/14 15:12
I did the free trial of iHeartRadio and put in my calendar the day it expires so I can cancel my subscription before I’m charged and the piece of garbage says in teeny tiny writing that you're billed for the subscription the Day Before free trial ends!! It didn’t say that on the page when I signed up. I read Everything to make sure nothing like this would happen. Who goes back to the app in settings before theyer going to cancel or renew?
Better than expected
by SebastianFH on 2020/07/14 05:19
By far the best radio app on AppStore
Why?
by not my nickname tk on 2020/07/14 00:42
Why won’t the app open on my iPhone anymore?
Not opening
by AintNoNicknamesLeft on 2020/07/14 00:38
Hasn’t been opening for days :(
CAUTION
by Goshendavie on 2020/07/13 22:29
Somehow, I got scammed into a monthly $5.99 subscription which I NEVER authorized. Use caution with Iheart radio. Update the next day: I just received a text and an email from Apple that the developer responded to this complaint. Neither the text nor the email had a link to reveal the developer’s response. I suppose it will eventually show up. I repeat....I got scammed. Somehow, iHeart has put a hidden subscription link in the app. I NEVER INTENTIONALLY SUBSCRIBED. Use caution with I heart. This has to have been intentional and Apple is also complicit!!!!
Glitchy and individual dj sets DO NOT receive compensation from IHeartRadio
by agitated eggplant on 2020/07/13 17:26
I love being able to listen to my favorite morning radio show, but this app makes it quite difficult. It’s constantly crashing for no reason. If I close the app it will stop playing and when I go back to the app it restarts the whole thing and then I have to search for my show again and scroll down to find the episode I was in the middle of streaming. I know the app works “better” if you pay for it but that’s not how apps should work. You shouldn’t make a glitchy app to force people into paying for basic quality. Also! The radio show I listen to has been VERY vocal about not receiving any kickback from the profits of this app. I know for a fact that the producer of the show I listen to puts a lot of time and effort into uploading the podcasted version of the show, including the separate break segments. They should be receiving compensation, because thousands of people definitely listen to the podcasted version, and it should reflect on their ratings and listener count. Shame on you IHeart Media.
App not opening
by Daisy901 on 2020/07/13 14:55
During the past several days, the app has not been opening. It just freezes on the initial loading screen. What good will it do all of us to write IHeartRadio an email?? VERY FRUSTRATING
Non-skippable Political Ads
by Csee4 on 2020/07/13 14:42
This app has been used for so long, but after the last few days of “political ads” it’s now just an app in the App Store I won’t use. There’s enough political division in this country, some of us just want to listen to music to get away from that.
Awesome!!!
by Biker Bill 65 on 2020/07/13 14:41
Listen to my home radio stations is like being at home!!!
like radio disappointed removal of alarm feature
by buckeyefollower on 2020/07/13 14:31
I use radio at all times, but especially the alarm feature for waking up. Disappointed in the planned removal of this feature.
Great App BUT...
by KayeGreen on 2020/07/13 13:08
Lately when I go to open the app it’ll open to the iheart red and white page and go no further. I close it out and try to open it again, same thing. It won’t open. It’s really starting to frustrate me and I like this app and don’t want to have to try another different app. Please fix this!!
Great way to listen to radio stations
by d.fleish on 2020/07/13 11:42
Great way to listen to radio stations
Suggestion
by 🤬🤬🤬😡👎 on 2020/07/13 04:12
You should be able to have the sleep timer on and be able to have the alarm setting on at the same time, cause I would like to go to sleep with music but I can’t sleep with it on the whole time so I use the sleep timer, but I would like it to turn back on with the alarm to wake me up. Is this possible? Please respond and consider this idea.
IHeartRadio program BIN
by JoeyBL87 on 2020/07/12 20:53
When I saw that iHeartRadio is promoting racism I was angry. They actually have a program called Black information network, BIN, “with a black voice and a black perspective” I want them and people in general to quit attempting to divide the world by racist tactics. You would be up in arms if someone promoted WIN, White Information Network. Quit being so hypocritical and disgusting trying to put people in different pens and feeding them false “information”!
Les
by Les90806 on 2020/07/12 18:34
Awesome radio station
Won’t let me sign on
by Mistymagoo on 2020/07/12 16:38
App won’t let me sign in. Keeps saying I’m not connected to the internet.
KFI
by missanitaz on 2020/07/12 06:19
I have listened to KFI for many years and truly appreciate the great hosts. I am very sorry you are removing the alarm feature. I have installed another streaming app because I like waking up to the radio. I will miss iHeartRadio and will gladly return if the alarm is brought back.
Never opens
by 162943 on 2020/07/12 04:21
I tried using the app a few years ago and it was frustrating because I could never get the app to open (I had an iPhone) so I deleted the app. Last week I heard about a podcast and really wanted to listen to it and figured the app had been around for a long time and was sure it would work better now. So I downloaded the app. The first few nights I had no issues and was excited to listen. Now, it just won’t open. I’ve deleted it, re-downloaded it...nothing!!! I’ve heard of iPhone users having issues with iHeartRadio but thought that an app that was #1 surely would’ve fixed its bugs with a phone that is very established. Sadly, I’ll have to try and listen to my podcast another way.
Cool#awsome
by Samk514 on 2020/07/12 03:54
It is the best
I don’t want autostart I’m my car
by Shinji008 on 2020/07/11 20:57
Deleted the app since it just recently started autoplaying in my BMW. Overwriting whatever I was listening too, forcing me to have to switch back. Don’t force yourself into my car. If I wanted to listen I would. Let me know when you quit being so intrusive.
Christmas Music Asl Year Around🎄
by NDNhorsegirl on 2020/07/11 19:05
I love iHeart! I can listen to great smooth jazz, great instrumental...and old fashion Christmas music year around!
Great app but recently has become annoying
by Jadenfire on 2020/07/11 17:37
Never thought I’d have to write a review for this...... Starting the app up it asks for zip constantly EVEN when I already have my channels set up I just want to open & go to my stuff! Also KNOCK OFF THE HIDDEN TRIGGER FOR IN APP POP UP I have no idea how or what triggers it but it is down right bad! After the zip code thing clicking out seems to trigger some pop up that goes to buy the trial now if I wasn’t paying attention this could also get accidentally paid do to my finger I’d thing. STOP WITH THE IAP POP UP I will NEVER PAY FOR THIS APP pop up once a month but not every dang time I open this app! I now have to be very cautious opening the app do to that scam pop up.
I really do like this app but it could be better with minor fixes
by #1 Steve #1 on 2020/07/11 15:33
I listen to this app all the time and I love the concept but there are minor things that should be done to make it better. I love the podcasts but It does not seem to be fully compatible with I phone. The 11 pro is the first I phone I’ve ever had and I heart restarts or shuts off and won’t start replaying if I make or receive a call. I have to go into the app and start it back up. I’m disappointed with the selection of songs by some popular artists. Rammstein is very well known and played on I heart stations across the country. I am subscribed to the plus feature that you pay to be able to listen to full albums or save songs to play in your own playlist. They have 2 Rammstein albums neither of which include their popular songs. They have tons of crap bands and music no one listens to but lacking in music that is classic. There is no other way to make suggestions than write a review or I would’ve just contacted someone there with my feedback.
This is the best music app ever 😜💃🏽🕺🏽👯‍♀️
by Kali Melanson on 2020/07/11 15:31
This app changes if you go out of the country it’s so cool The station I prefer is 95.5 it has all of the latest music 🎶
iPhone version broken
by nthebox on 2020/07/11 15:04
I’ve used iHeart going on 9 years on Android and it performed well. Since changing to iPhone this year, it’s been nothing but a regular, repeated frustration!! All platforms aren’t created equally...DUH!!!!! I expected more! I expected it to work as with my previous experience with Android.
Could not use for the week
by Mack10161964 on 2020/07/11 13:57
Normally I love iHeart. But this past week I have not been able to even get in to listen to my podcasts. My iPad never go in for me to choose a podcasts. My iPhone got in on Monday I got to listen to one and a half podcast before it locked up and would not let me restart or switch podcasts. Had to find an alternative for all but one podcast. Is there a problem with apple products and your app?
iPhone app keeps crashing
by Alvnb on 2020/07/11 13:38
I’m a iheart Plus customer and your app has crashed on my phone many times to the point where I have to uninstall and reinstall it.
Please stop playing the same songs. PLEASE PLEASE
by ja albe on 2020/07/11 01:14
Will you please stop playing llana del Rey followed later 10mins later with Weezers synopses version of Africa. Also, please stop playing your most rated songs from the Memorial Day playlist. I am so tired of hearing the the iHeart radios designated top 20 over and over again. We are audibly listening to the same songs over and over That is not alternative but a repeat for three years. PLEASE STOP THE LOOPS AND PLAY ALTERNATIVE, it’s like rock but alternative, not on a loop, something fresh without thumbs up from a year ago. Elliot in the morning is carrying iHeart on the way east coast
App constantly crashing
by Cousin666 on 2020/07/10 23:24
Will go to initial loading screen and then crash, even after turning phone off and then on again.
App won’t open
by PANDA KING 95 on 2020/07/10 22:52
The app will not open since yesterday. Garbage!
Stopped
by Krolis61 on 2020/07/10 21:45
Quit working after last update Won’t even open up
Doesn’t load
by iHate48 on 2020/07/10 17:31
Since the update the app won’t even open
Worse and worse
by MegaSlap Original on 2020/07/10 17:01
This app used to work great. Over time it got worse. Every time I turned my car off or even got a phone call I had to restart the app. Now it just won’t play. I can open it but it doesn’t work at all. Hasn’t worked for a full day. I found another app that plays all of my favorite podcasts. I can’t understand how iheart is so popular and they can’t provide better than this. Bye.
Crashes
by Twtwhdh on 2020/07/10 15:31
Please update app yesterday because the app won’t even open. I’ve deleted and redownloaded the app several times because of this issue. It also crashes after opening. Great app when it actually decides to work properly 🙄
App won’t load??
by Juju8705 on 2020/07/10 13:24
The app hasn’t worked in 2 days for me what gives?
App won’t open anymore
by BatgurlDJ045 on 2020/07/10 12:19
All of the sudden the app won’t open. It stays on the white loading screen and then.... nothing...
Lost my Support
by Sharp07GT on 2020/07/10 12:09
You lost my support when you caved in and began pandering to only black owned banks. That in itself is racist. Oh, by the way, I’m a black man.
Crashing
by Captain Obvious 12345 on 2020/07/10 11:44
No idea why this app keeps crashing. I’ll be listening to a podcast then it would skip to another podcast or stop all together. I have to keep uninstalling and then reinstalling the app just to get it to open. I try to open the app and it won’t load. So then I have to uninstall it. Then reinstall. It’s getting really annoying. No other app does this to me.
What’s going on?!?
by YouKnoMe2 on 2020/07/10 04:20
I’ve noticed the two days, that the app will not start up! Just sits there on the load screen doing nothing, then shuts down. Are you guys having problems right now with the app? A few weeks ago I had to purge my iPad because it just had too much 💩 on it. I tried to reinstall iHeartRadio and it was compatible. (Mind you it’s an older iPad, so I understand) But my iphone8, is the one that’s not loading! 🥺😫😫 Can you offer any insight?!? Please?!? #desperate
Sleep timer!?!?
by kaiwahine22 on 2020/07/10 02:13
This app would be my new go to app for podcasts if the sleep timer wasn’t all the way over in the settings. The iPhone podcast app has it right on the page with the playback controls. And this app doesn’t have the “when episode ends” option either. Add these and we are in business.
App will not open now
by Bearded Woodturner on 2020/07/10 00:48
I’m a paying member of I heart radio something is up with the app it will not open for me. Been like this for days now.
Will not open!
by Dsub3 on 2020/07/09 23:45
With the recent update the app doesn’t open! Please fix!
App hasn’t loaded for 2 days now!
by att1124 on 2020/07/09 23:40
For the last 2 days when you open the app it stays on the white loading screen for about 15-20 seconds then closes. Are you guys going to address this soon?
great app w/alarm
by alopez1270 on 2020/07/09 19:38
great app w/great stations. always had problem with stations at work with wifi now its possible to be underground an still listen to radio. only problem have to reset alarm whenever needed. ^.^ lost a star due to constant lost of connection. always asking to connect w facebook. i left facebook cause it ask too many questions an too many friend requests. too many commercials. it like i get drop just to show commercials. 4/11/2014 new update. for some reason alarm does not work at 2.45am, but works after 3.00 am 08/17/2014 new update. alarm only works as buzzer. found radio works, but its too much work for when you first wake up. 07/09/2020 the latest update just my ipod TOUCH 5 incompatible with your app. THIS DEVICE IS INCOMPATIBLE WITH PODCAST. can you please correct this. cause i can still get commercials but not the station.
Latest upgrade
by Baileyhome on 2020/07/09 18:40
Unable to get into the app with the latest update!! Yes I’m on an older iPhone (6+) but I still would like to use it!
Crashed now for days as of 7-9-2020
by Angiesescape on 2020/07/09 18:13
I have podcasts I follow. They are loosing revenue if listeners are not listening. Get your act together or tell the people what is going on!! Nice business model.
Cannot get iHeartRadio after last update
by Deexx201333 on 2020/07/09 17:54
I can’t get your app to come on after this last update 9.21.2. I have IOS 13.5.1 on my phone.
App won’t open
by otterleigh on 2020/07/09 17:07
My app won’t load to listen to podcasts
😟
by alcarrier58 on 2020/07/09 14:00
Don’t plan on doing anything else with ur phone while you’re listening because the app shuts down
Won’t load after update
by HGV vacation planner on 2020/07/09 13:41
Since my last update (3 days ago) the iHeartRadio app won’t get past the start up screen. I have already restarted my iPhone X but that didn’t help. Anyone else having the same issue?
So happy for I Heart Radio podcast👍
by San Marino Italy on 2020/07/09 13:38
When I miss out listening to live shows I truly enjoy listening to the podcast to catch up on Matty in the morning and Dan Rae WBZ Nightside . It’s great you don’t miss a beat!❤️
Keeps shutting down will not open
by Tara Weinman on 2020/07/09 13:29
It started yesterday, when I try to open iHeart I get the white screen that says iHeart #1 in podcasts it sits like that for about 10 seconds and then it shuts down. Please help, I listen to this almost everyday!
App won’t open since last update
by ntsmith on 2020/07/09 13:26
I have an iPhone 11. All iOS is up to date. Most recent app update for iHeartRadio will not work/load up since yesterday!! FIX THIS ASAP!
App Won’t Open After Last Update
by Smdaley on 2020/07/09 13:16
Disappointing after last update.
App no longer opens
by John Burbridge on 2020/07/09 11:30
I used to love my iHeartRadio app, but after last week, the app no longer opens. When I click the icon, the welcome screen just stays open and forces closed after a few mins.
I heart radio all of a sudden isn’t working on my iPhone
by Wendy L k on 2020/07/09 06:15
I’ve loved IHeartRadio until this week when it stopped working on my IPhone!! I’ve been trying to fix it but nothing is working.!! I’m even paying $7.00 per month for some upgrade!!
Best radio app ever
by Hp>Solo on 2020/07/09 02:51
Has what ever your looking for i love that they have K-LOVE
Better
by bitchclawz87 on 2020/07/08 23:27
Could have less advertisements and more skips
Black Information Network...Really?
by Spokanelabtech on 2020/07/08 22:40
You know if there were a special network formed by white people called White Information Network it would be called “racist” and a demonstration of “white supremacy”. If there was anything set aside for any race or color talking about topics and subjects from that particular race, it’s racist. Morgan Freeman himself said that Black History Month and those kinds of things are ridiculous. Please don’t flag my message area and then force me to look at crap like that.
Won’t open
by dbm-Camas on 2020/07/08 22:15
App won’t open after latest update
Refusing to open.
by Broonsy on 2020/07/08 20:06
Won’t open. Starts, pauses, then shuts down. Have deleted and downloaded again. Same issue.
iHeart is Crashy
by JohnnyMac66 on 2020/07/08 19:58
Use the app all day long. Listening to San Diego KGB and the DSC. However the latest version of this app is very crashy. Help!
Used to work!
by RadioRay1957 on 2020/07/08 19:57
I have used this program for years without any problems, however the new version crashes on startup.
Wonderful App
by Jayant281 on 2020/07/08 18:04
IHeart radio is easy to use and has a good collection of songs. Thank you.
Will not load
by RedTaco4x4 on 2020/07/08 17:51
Update: had to delete and reload the app and it works again. Love it!!!! Long time iHeartRadio user and latest update will not get past the loading screen. Currently useless to me.
Won’t open
by SnookyP on 2020/07/08 17:23
The newest update broke this once useful app. Now it just hangs on the iHeart Radio screen. Not happy
Unable to open since last update
by abfitch1819 on 2020/07/08 16:01
Ipad 2017. Last update only gets app to open to splash screen. There it freezes.
Great
by Smileyisking on 2020/07/08 15:49
Great
Latest update doesnt work on my iphone 10
by Twitter app user on 2020/07/08 15:31
Either closes or plash screen hangs
Doesn’t work
by nametaken5 on 2020/07/08 14:55
With the new update my app no longer works. HELP!!!!!
Good
by itchyfeet123 on 2020/07/08 14:28
The app is pretty great. But it is a little confusing
Pod casts
by Ed Pemoy on 2020/07/08 13:39
Remove Ron Burgandy and you could get more 5 star ratings.
Doesn’t even start at all....
by Nik00011 on 2020/07/08 13:13
This iHeartRadio app is getting worse all the time. After last update It won’t start at all! Strong work iheart media👎🏻
Randomly stopped working.
by Jfhronesz1 on 2020/07/08 12:41
I use IHeartRadio everyday. This morning it is stopped working. I attempt to open the app & nothing. The screen just freezes up. Nothing happens. What’s the deal?
Stops working on me
by Darrin Robert Ryan 😈 on 2020/07/08 12:08
It’ll stop working on me then when I try getting back into it after I close everything in my phone down the app won’t open. I love listening to my favorite stations and podcasts , please fix these issues..
My Dad’s favorite station
by vevedie on 2020/07/08 04:03
This was my dad’s favorite station. Not only did it have a great playlist, but it was also the city and state of where his favorite sister was residing.
Rockn
by 420 one e on 2020/07/08 01:30
Love noth dakota rockn to sw ok station the eagle great station
Finally supports Sign In With Apple!
by cygnus-x1 on 2020/07/07 23:23
They finally added Sign In With Apple. A welcome addition
No Alarm!!
by Bobs my uncle Shmuel on 2020/07/07 22:53
Unacceptable. This app is a staple for waking up to my local WSB radio in ATL. Without the alarm I won’t be using iHeartRadio at all. You do the math!
Not Impressed.
by Javelin315 on 2020/07/07 20:07
The app use to be much better. Over the last year or so, it appears they are becoming desperate.
Ray
by SH da man on 2020/07/07 17:57
Keep me working all day
Was awesome & my most used app
by Unluckysoul on 2020/07/07 17:54
Ever since update the other day, app will not open and crashes every single time I try your open. Basically unusable! Fix this!!!!
Hi, I’m Matt...
by WayTooBigToBeReal on 2020/07/07 17:37
You have heard it a million times. It starts out, “Hi, I’m Matt”... and he’s got problems with his junk! The same “Limp Willy Pill” ad running constantly. Sometime 3 times during a commercial break (On very popular radio programs.) This one and only ad running over and over is making me wonder if the iHeart app will soon be gone. So, is this the only advertiser that iHeart can find? Also Matt’s condition isn’t really a sign of a “Healthy Male”... It is a symptom of a compromised circulatory system!
Spreading racism
by zzvcxxxxx on 2020/07/07 16:35
Black information network. Does this support equality or supports the racial problems. Is there going to be a white information network. That’s racism if not. So sad to see this. And you drop Fox News at the same time. Why is that?
Current version will not open on my iPhone 7
by AndrewcB95 on 2020/07/07 16:20
I’ve tried everything I should to get it up and running. I listen every day. I will change my review when this issue is fixed
No longer functional
by Gfrgjoudvrrgg on 2020/07/07 12:05
App no longer opens
App is broken after most recent update
by Anonymissy1010 on 2020/07/07 11:18
Stuck on the initial loading screen and then crashes
out of service
by long time SimCity fan on 2020/07/07 10:49
Yo! Two days with no music ☹️ What gives? I need my tunes and podcasts! Please fix it ASAP
Best show ever
by mmuller on 2020/03/29 16:18
I just heard that this show is #1 with the 18-39 group. Well I am 70 and hubby is 65 and we have listened to Joseph for years- he disappeared from radio for a while and we looked for him. We were ecstatic when he returned. We try to get our kids to listen but they somehow think it must be for old folks. I share many of the great, funny, and odd music we get to hear on this show with our kids. They are always surprised at how much they enjoy the songs. So I hope they eventually tune in. We truly love the older and truly country music and are glad Joseph turns us on to the likes of John Prine and grandpa’s cough medicine. Artists we never heard of and we thought we knew all the good country artists. We love you Joseph. I really enjoy your Alaska shows as we have a grandson in Glennallen, AK. And Josh is a great co-host. There was only one or two shows we tuned out of - Beatles. I am a huge fan of Beatles and crew- but not on my Sunday morning country show. Mick Jagger, however, was cool with his blues- ness. Anyway- your show is a bright spot in my week. I especially appreciated your show to bring us up from our pandemic downer. I work full time as a practitioner serving the homeless and uninsured/underinsured and that show today will get me through a tough week. Who can’t smile to Sachmo, Chuck Beery, and John Denver. Love you, man. Keep it coming.
I love the app but....
by ToeFur79 on 2020/01/01 17:13
This app is great for listening to music. I love all the iHeart decades I listen to them all. You finally added iHeart 10. Ya. I also love listening to Valentine in the morning best morning show out there in my opinion of course. I do wish the full paid version was 10$ like apple’s. But I keep listening to the free version until that happens. Now to the only complaint I have you introduced podcasts okay I had never listened to nor cared about them until you started playing them then I found ComicBook nation and I was hooked. I have also found some really cool “radio dramas” but and here’s the problem I cannot listening to them in order with out opening the app after every podcast and selecting the next one otherwise it plays them in reverse order every time. Who wants to listen to a story backwards? I have played with the little arrows at the top of the podcast but that just reorders them on the list not the actual playing order. So I have unsubscribed from all of the podcasts that I am not caught up on until you fix is. Im not getting a ticket for being on my phone while driving just so I can hear a story I order. Love the app please fix this. Thank you for all you great work.
Was great on Windows Phone, new web app version six
by Nominally Normal on 2017/12/10 18:10
Loved this app on my Windows Phone, installed it when I was forced to switch to iPhone (which has been an inferior user experience in almost every way - it can’t even do autocorrect as well as the WP, but I digress), and it was pretty similar throughout the fall of 2017... logged in today, December, to find everything changed. I can’t figure out how to get to my favorite artist-based station (can find artist in search, but there doesn’t seem to be a station option anymore?) can’t find the Recently Played Songs list once I’m playing a station. It’s fine to change things, but not in such an extreme way that it appears so nonsensical to even fairly on-top-of-things users that they can’t easily find the features that are important to them. I don’t know if it was a web app before, but it must be because I don’t recall downloading an update and everything is just a little off, not polished and smooth like a native app would be. I expected that sort of thing on a minority platform like WP, but it’s really disappointing to have a worse experience on a brand new iPhone. Anyway, this app is in need of some major organizing/UI changes before it can match the user experience of previous versions. If I have to put in hours curating my stations (which looks like the direction this is going), as opposed to having a variety of stations that are good, just need minor tweaks to be great, I’d might as well use Pandora!
iHeartRadio
by toddster70 on 2018/02/04 11:50
I would have given it a five star BC I simply love being too listen to my home rock station when I'm working BC I work out of town most of time. But for some crazy reason lately it has started at 100% volume, even just now I got a head start on it and began working it down to about 60 % for it just to jump right back full blast even though I was holding down on volume button. Now I really can't explain how out why it would be turning down and almost to the half mark just for it to jump to the full volume while I'm still holding on the volume but this is not some thing that I can take or tolerate at 615 am nor will my boss's or work mates at this time in the morning and hell it could give some one a heart attack when u go from nor hearing a thing where a needle could be able to be heard hitting the floor. But you could say every one is awake today after this Bluetooth box going off. Please let me know what could and out can be done and if it's anything to do on my part in really sorry for not given the extra star but I had the volume working down for it to start over. Thanks and please have this fixed or fixed for me. Have no complaints about anything else so everyone download this app and listen to your favorite tubes so day and all the time for free.
Subscription
by Funbro1 on 2018/09/19 10:53
I was charged $5.99 for a subscription that I was “tricked” into signing up for. I canceled the subscription within minutes of discovering that I had signed up for it, but ended up being charged anyway. I went to the online help on the iHeartRadio app to verify that my subscription was canceled and there is no unsubscribe button to hit. I then emailed iHeartRadio and received this response. “iHeartRadio Customer Support does not internally handle subscriptions processed through Apple. However, if you need to cancel your subscription, you can do so by following the procedure below:” I folloedthe procedure “below” only to get to a dead end. I sure hope I don’t get charged again, I guess I will have to open up a dispute through my credit card company at this point. In the future I will be very very careful what buttons that I tap. It’s a shame that the app gets updated and changes around so much that it is unfamiliar if you don’t use it every single day. Through the many updates I have also lost my favorite stations and my saved stations, and it gets really frustrating.
The iHeart Radio app has 2 major flaws
by acetraffic on 2020/07/06 23:57
I have used the iHeart Radio app since 2013, and have found it reliable and very simple to use. Its simplicity is my favorite “feature”. Even a year ago “ I would had given it 4 or 5 stars. But 2 problems have shown up that have reduced its rating to 3 stars at best, and going down from there. The worst is the 30 second video ad rolls that show up at inopportune and random times after a radio station is selected. These long interludes are infuriating, especially when using the app while driving. I realize that advertisments are a necessary evil for keeping many of the apps free, but 30 seconds is overkill, especially video, and that is on top of the numerous ads on the radio stations themselves. And the frequency of these ad rolls seems to be increasing. The second flaw is related to podcasts on iHeart, heavily promoted recently on the app. I tend to listen to part of a podcast and then come back to it later. Several times the podcast has lost its place and starts over when I return, defeating the purpose of using this app for podcasts. And once this happened right after I endured a 30 second ad roll. I have since abandoned using iHeart for podcasts, and instead use Apple Podcasts or Stitcher.
Good App for streaming
by JLChaney's iPhone on 2019/06/05 16:46
It really is a good app. On the plus side, it is efficient with band usage if you have a limited internet plan. It is stable, with good buffering (I have lousy internet in my area so this is vital to me). It has a lot of content, including podcasts galore that can be downloaded. The minus, for which I deduct the stars has been to do with the ads. (I know, I could subscribe, but the monthly is too high for what I am listening too. Maybe some day someone can develop some sort of tiered subscriptions for those of us who just listen to limited content). I listen to a 24 hr news show with commentary. I grew up listening to KFI640 Los Angeles every morning. I don’t begrudge iheart for slipping in a couple of ads here and there, but you step right over THE PROGRAM ITSELF! Your ads should step on top of their ads, not the program. I want the whole news, not just the commentary. That’s what I chose, and it infuriates me when you cut the program off for a crappy 7-11 add, for which I will NEVER set foot in as my blood pressure rises, every time I see the sign and am reminded it’s going to INTERRUPT the program I am listening to in the morning. Iheart could program the timing of their ads better than this.
Subscription is too expensive
by StotkaGirls on 2018/10/06 03:55
Almost but not quite 5🌟, would have kept my monthly subscription but it’s way too costly. For just radio I thought, but considering it’s only $15 or so it’s not that bad. It would be great for a disc jockey (DJ) or a wedding event you can actually set up your own play lists so it can just continue playing continuously. Unless you feel the need to have the DJ interact with you like your in a pub or event to interact with the crowd. I’m sure that if you had issues to where you didn’t have a DJ show up for work then this would work for most small town or small scale clubs that’s holding only 50/75 people or so. I will say that most of the time I am able to find just about anything I want to listen when I had the subscription. And I didn’t have to listen to commercials. It’s really nice cause if you are a big music fan who buys a lot of tracks per month then I would just personally purchase a subscription to the iHeartRadio app. It’s just that cool. But being that I don’t buy that much music and I just couldn’t see spending that kind of money per month.
Good App (Usually...)
by Rosemaryadventure23 on 2018/01/05 02:52
Edit: It seems like all of the other problems I list below are gone now, due to the fact that I can’t get the app to play ANY music now. None of my stations work, they all constantly have a loading symbol, and where the artist’s other songs/info are, it says, “Artist Profile is not available at this time”. The app is completely useless to me at this point because it doesn’t do anything, and this started today only a few hours ago. This can’t be a phone problem because I have the latest iOS on a brand new iPhone 8. I’m hoping this will be fixed soon. I've used this app for a few years, and I've discovered many new artists and songs through this app. However, I've been experiencing a few problems lately. My biggest problem is that sometimes the app will refresh in the middle of a song, and not just pause it, but get rid of the song completely. I'm not sure if I can fix this in my phone settings or if it's an app issue, but this has never happened before. Another issue is that some ads with sound play at the same time as a song, which is obviously annoying. Overall, it is a good app and does what it promises, but with a few bugs.
Radio is still king
by DisneyLouisiana on 2019/01/23 05:59
I love radio and I mean real radio. IHeartRadio definitely fills my plate with what I love. I traveled for work and found great stations and shows that I continue listening to. It’s great to tune into a station from home when I’m hundreds of miles away and listening to what’s going on in my local area. They also have great streaming stations and the “Mixtape” is awesome. I didn’t give it five stars because after years with stock radios my wife got me a JVC stereo for my truck which had this awesome iHeartRadio feature. After multiple tries of connecting I went to the iHeartRadio support and the feature is no longer supported by iHeartRadio. I know I can just listen to it through usb or Bluetooth but I was looking forward to this feature on my new radio. Now I noticed that they have IHeartRadio “Auto” app. So now I have to have two apps ?? I actually pay for this one and I’m thinking of stopping because it’s a little frustrating.
It’s all about the money
by Chief Colorado on 2019/09/15 10:58
I really thought I’d struck gold when i-heart radio was commercial free without a fee. Then it happened, they now charge for commercial free and the free station is littered with commercials that are louder and obnoxious in between the music I love to listen to each day. It’s sad it’s about the money and nothing is sacred anymore without a profit motive. The commercials can’t be manually jumped over and they are louder than the volume of the music. They interfere with atmosphere of the songs being played. I manually reduced the volume so I don’t have to listen to the drivel of each commercial played. Then they put you through a torturous video commercial at startup before you get to listen to your favorite music. Honestly, I can’t even remember one of their commercial sponsors except for the monotone , “Cars for kids “ that I muted until it goes over. We are so mercifully pelted with commercials these days that I don’t honestly remember any commercial I hear. If I’m going to by something, I use a search engine to find what I’m in need of and not brainwashed into buying something from an obnoxious repetitive commercial. If anything, I’m repelled by the commercials and boycott their products. Thank you for the opportunity to vent my displeasure with today’s technology held hostage by advertising ad-nauseum. Yuck!
Great but one issue...
by Reviewer errrrr on 2019/06/04 00:46
I am completely loving this app. Features that I love is that it plays in the background of any other app. This is the best especially when using Waze in the car. I can still get the verbal directions from waze and the volume of iHeartRadio goes lower but doesn’t shut off! Also, when I close the app mid podcast, the podcast restarts automatically upon returning to the app. This also continues playing when minimized and when the phone is locked. The only feature that I would love to see change is the order in which the podcasts play. Instead of going up the list, example #4 to #5, the podcasts will play going down the list from #5 to #4. This means that you have to physically go into the app and click on the next podcast on the list. This is something that I hate doing, particularly when driving as it’s dangerous! I would love for iHeartRadio to fix this issue so that I can play a podcast list, and let it run up the list without needing to reopen the app and physically tap the next on the list. Besides this issue, I love this app for podcasts!
WOW
by Darbie+doo on 2019/04/27 05:00
I first got a iHeartRadio as a free app when I first got my mobile device. It was free it was fun and the music was good because I could listen to it anywhere. That was about three years ago, now so much of the free things have been replaced by paid services that if I want to change anything that I had set up three years ago I can’t do it unless I pay them their fees to change anything on my accounts. You really have to love progress. On top of that because my mobile device is constantly logged on it doesn’t recognize the passwords I set up before they changed their site so now when I go to login online to try and change things it doesn’t recognize me. It’s a blast trying to reset my passwords and prove I’m not a freaking robot, great job iHeartRadio. I think it’s pretty funny that I have to prove I’m not a robot to reset my password but they can send automated email responses to folks. I’ve had these kind of problems before and they’ll send a generated email that says hey look up these corresponding posts on the forums to see if they match your problems. It’s all fun and games until the autistic guy wants to talk to a person then everybody hides behind a computer screen, if you find this funny awesome, if you don’t, fix it. It’s just one guys opinion.
Super inconsistent
by DigitalDCH on 2019/07/07 11:27
I use this app because it gives me access to older podcasts than apple’s podcast app does, but this app is absolutely infuriating! Sometimes the controls will be available from the home screen or the control center, but not always. Sometimes the controls have play/pause, skip forward 30s and skip backward 15s, but sometimes it’s play/pause, skip forward 30s and 3 bars that allow you to skip to the next/last podcast and maybe remove it from your list of favorites (can’t remember the last feature). The fact that the app isn’t always recognized as playing means that I can’t use my headphone shortcuts to play/pause like I normally do, and have to go in to open the app if I want to pause, which is super inconvenient when someone comes in to talk to you but you’re listening to a podcast and have to dig around to finally make the app pause and by that point you’ve either missed an indeterminate amount of podcast or you’ve missed half of what the person was saying to you. Overall this seems like something that an app developer whose primary focus is audio should be really on top of, and it is pretty poor development not to have this figured out in my opinion.
To download or Not to d/l ?
by cbry1188 on 2018/05/23 19:58
I was going to dl the iheartradio Free app & thought I would check out the reviews before doing so. I was quite intrigued by the various array of issues that people pointed out, so I kept reading... first few reviews, I saw the response to the Reviewer’s issues by iheartradio was that they wanted to resolve whatever issues they were having & to please contact (email) them, so they can further address the problem(s). I thought, “Wow, they really do want to make sure that the problem is resolved for that person & seem to be taking that extra step in doing so.” Then I kept reading....I would have to say that each & every review that I read, the response was always the same , “pls contact (email) us, so that we can look into this issue and help you resolve it. “ Then I realized, why wouldn’t they address the issue or at least write down a foot note to the review,addressing the outcome & HOW it was corrected!!! I decided NOT to dl the app at this time bc I’m not if all the issues written about were ADDRESSED & CORRECTED ?? It’s great that you guys address the concerns and ask people to contact you for help -but how about letting the rest of us reading the reviews know how things turned out? Were the issues corrected & MORE IMPORTANTLY, How??
Tricked into automatically enrolling.
by Buckeye chris on 2018/09/15 16:05
I’ll start by saying I love the IHeartRadio app. I’ve been using it for almost 10 years now. It’s great because I travel for work and when in my truck in areas where there’s no local stations I can still have music. Plus I love all the podcasts. For instance I listen to the Alan Cox show that’s airs in Cleveland Ohio. They have all the shows from the past year so even if I miss a day or two I can go back and listen. However yesterday when I opened the app I had a popup window asking me to subscribe to a monthly trial. I tried to close the window and it automatically enrolled me in monthly subscriptions. I’m amazed apps can even get away with this. You basically tricked me into getting the subscription. You took advantage of the in-app purchase and since I have touch ID enabled there’s no way to avoid it. Judging by the reviews and the post on the Apple forums this is happening to a lot of people. I was able to contact Apple and let them know what was going on and have the charges blocked. I shouldn’t have had to go through this process at all. I feel bad for all the people that aren’t going to realize it happened and be billed. If this happens again I will delete this app.
American Top 40 with Casey Kasem!
by wxntrafficfan on 2018/08/14 18:38
Back when I had my car, I was paying $30/month for Sirius XM expressly for the purpose of listening to one Casey Kasem show each week. Someone on Facebook had suggested that I login to iHeartRadio and simply search “Casey Kasem”, and I found a channel that streams just American Top 40 shows from the 70s and 80s 24/7! Being only 25, I was never able to listen to his shows live, and Casey had passed just as I started getting into his shows in 2014. I had previously only kept iHeartRadio on my iPhone and iPad to be able to stream a station out of Grand Rapids, Michigan in November and December each year when they switch to Christmas music. Needless to say, I stream American Top 40 through iHeartRadio at least 1-2 hours a day, and often listen to it for extended periods while at work. Thank you iHeartRadio for making it possible for me to listen to an icon I didn’t get to know until it was too late.
A lot of Positive-A lot of negative
by GKDimples on 2019/12/02 21:12
Couldn’t be happier with content and stations. On the flip side, it will play the same ad over and over (consecutively) while there is a station break. Also, horrible experience with local employee. Two local stations, only, were not playing. I called in to local office and receptionist who you see to claim prizes answered and was horrific. Insisted it was not their office and problem was on my end and hung up. I called corporate who gave excellent customer service said the 2 stations I inquired about were in fact down. I called back the local station, to let her know what corporate said in case other people called in and she literally called me a liar. Hung up on me. I tried calling back numerous times and she literally would not say anything and would pick up phone and slam it down, during regular business hrs. Called corporate back in hopes my conversation with local was recorded. They were extremely friendly, and promised to address with mgmt but I never received a follow-up to their investigation, as requested.
Way too easy to accidentally subscribe
by brappleye3 on 2018/10/15 16:44
I haven't minded the iHeartRadio app and service and it generally works very well and it’s easy to use. However... I was listening to the radio while riding my bike recently, and pulled my phone out to change the station I was listening to, and somehow managed to accidentally subscribe to the “Plus” service while attempting to lock my phone after. Sorry, it shouldn’t be this easy to subscribe to your paid services, or if it is, it needs to be easier to reverse it immediately so I don’t have to live with a subscription/charges I don’t care to have. I didn’t bother to call Apple to have the charge removed since it seemed like a hassle hardly worth $6. I was able to discontinue the subscription in my Apple account so I won’t get recurring charges. It’s just frustrating that I managed to buy something I didn’t intend to. It should require a few steps to get to the purchase, especially for a recurring subscription! If it manages to happen again, you can bet I will stop using this app and find a different way to stream the stations I listen to.
Podcast playback could be better
by Arrowhead Chief on 2020/04/15 13:55
I recently jumped from apple’s podcast system to this to hear my favorite radio podcast John and Ken because iHeart stopped having the Friday show on the Apple podcast stream. A move to get you to the iHeart app. Well I’m here and the podcast features are not that robust. The per episode playback order always goes newest to oldest and you can’t turn it the other way around. For catching up you have to remember that or you end up hearing the show out of order which is annoying if you just let the run to the next episode. No sleep timer available which helps you not run into other shows if you fall asleep listening. I got through eight episodes that way in one night. The skip features could be better and should be configurable. Get the settings better and I’ll rate you higher. Radio play of live content is great. Sound is clear.
Glitchy and individual dj sets DO NOT receive compensation from IHeartRadio
by agitated eggplant on 2020/07/13 17:26
I love being able to listen to my favorite morning radio show, but this app makes it quite difficult. It’s constantly crashing for no reason. If I close the app it will stop playing and when I go back to the app it restarts the whole thing and then I have to search for my show again and scroll down to find the episode I was in the middle of streaming. I know the app works “better” if you pay for it but that’s not how apps should work. You shouldn’t make a glitchy app to force people into paying for basic quality. Also! The radio show I listen to has been VERY vocal about not receiving any kickback from the profits of this app. I know for a fact that the producer of the show I listen to puts a lot of time and effort into uploading the podcasted version of the show, including the separate break segments. They should be receiving compensation, because thousands of people definitely listen to the podcasted version, and it should reflect on their ratings and listener count. Shame on you IHeart Media.
The app slows everything down and even stops internet connection
by Jesuslovesme4ever on 2018/09/18 08:09
I wanted to like IHeart Radio but every time, I download the app (which I have downloaded and re downloaded multiple times), it significantly slows my internet connection or even stops it. It also takes forever to load one song on the app and much can't be done on the app when a song is buffering. I even tried closing apps and deleting one or two apps and the app still slows everything down- a lot or even stops apps and the internet all together. Every time, I download the app, the internet stops working and as soon as I delete the app, everything on my phone works normally and fast again. I like that there is a decent selection to choose from (although it seems like Apple Music and Google Play have more variety in music) and the radio station selection is awesome. This app would be great if only the app didn't slow things down. I really wish this app worked. If only it were fast and didn't halt internet connection. I've never had these problems with any other music streaming app.
I really do like this app but it could be better with minor fixes
by #1 Steve #1 on 2020/07/11 15:33
I listen to this app all the time and I love the concept but there are minor things that should be done to make it better. I love the podcasts but It does not seem to be fully compatible with I phone. The 11 pro is the first I phone I’ve ever had and I heart restarts or shuts off and won’t start replaying if I make or receive a call. I have to go into the app and start it back up. I’m disappointed with the selection of songs by some popular artists. Rammstein is very well known and played on I heart stations across the country. I am subscribed to the plus feature that you pay to be able to listen to full albums or save songs to play in your own playlist. They have 2 Rammstein albums neither of which include their popular songs. They have tons of crap bands and music no one listens to but lacking in music that is classic. There is no other way to make suggestions than write a review or I would’ve just contacted someone there with my feedback.
iHeart Radio App for iPhone 7
by HnTresS on 2019/03/08 22:52
I have been listening to the music on this app for over a week now and I can't enough of it. They made it easy to navigate with great features. It works for me and I haven't experienced any problems as of yet. I think that this app is awesome and I usually don't write many reviews on things unless it's worth my time. Besides there is an app for everything now a days to sit there and rate them all when you download or use them would take a while, at least in my case. I recommend iHeart Radio for those of you who love music without tons of commercial breaks. Thanks iHeart Radio and keep up the good work. So far you have a really great thing going for you and I hope that it doesn't change to much over time with a bunch of pointless improvements or updates that aren't necessary to the users or listeners.
Terrible podcasting app
by Jet_BlackRJT on 2020/03/11 19:40
I don’t use this app for music at all, so I cannot speak to how well that works. The podcast streaming though, I use it often and wish I didn't have to. If there was another source I could use to listen to the podcasts they have I’d use it. It doesn’t remember your place when paused for more than a few seconds, leaving you to try to find where you were constantly. And I understand the need for commercials, but dear god... one before the podcast even starts and then again inserted in the audio before the podcast. And did I mention that it losses your place all the time leading you to find your place again? Cause you have to suffer through commercials again too. Aside from how awful the commercials are, I have to hear them over and over again. Jesus, get this crap straight. I’m not on some ancient phone without enough memory, or leaving too many apps in memory. This thing can be running all on its own and behave this way. What a joke. 2 stars for having an app that launches and plays my podcast, so long as I don’t pause it.
App on repeat
by KyngEclipse on 2019/03/30 19:50
I do enjoy using the app every morning to get my daily dose of radio. However, lately it’s like the app has been on repeat. I know there’s a delay from the live radio broadcast, but why are the conversations starting over. In the middle of the conversations it goes silent for a few seconds and then the conversations start over from a certain point and it does this repeatedly for about 15-20 minutes. Sometimes it corrects itself but today it’s really gotten out of hand, I’ve missed over half of the live content because the first 30 seconds have been on constant repeat. It’s becoming annoying and makes me want to look towards other internet radio providers because it’s becoming too much to deal with now. *Update* Decided to come back and drop the rating due to the “help” that was offered from the developers. Why am I being asked for so much info that they should already have and also be asked to do this and that repeatedly when I already told the support team what was done to try and correct the issue. Dealing with support for this past week has been no help at all.
Unable to download podcasts for the last week
by 837394Hal on 2019/02/03 23:38
I love the app and I never leave a review on things. I’m reporting an issue. It was a little over a week ago. An update was sent out. Now I’m not able to download any podcasts. I’m forced to stream them only. It just keeps popping up with the message “unable to download” it repeatedly pops up ever couple seconds. I’ve checked to ensure I have given the app proper permissions. Please fix this issue. I get that I can’t download music or other things. Since I’m not a paying sub. As a free user I can only download podcasts. Which is good for me. I’ve always downloaded the Elvis Duran and the morning show. Along with three other Elvis Duran related shows. We really need the issue fixed, because it’s making me go over my data. I just got a text about being close to my 22.5 gig limit. I checked to see what is using my data. IHeartRadio has used 7 gigs in the last week. That’s because it’s fully loading the episode every single time I open up to listen. I will be forced to not use the app if this isn’t fixed. I will find something different. Love you all so please!!
Preffered over Pandora
by Moe The Messenger on 2017/12/23 11:48
I have used this app for about 3 years was pleased with the free version. I’ve seen it updated & pay for it to open up a few more features to find songs, some I can & some I can’t, but I pay the $5.99/month to repeat a single song once & some very limited song searching. I believed this app is good because I can mix genres of music & it’s intuitive enough to know when I need my gospel/Christian playlist vs. the other artists/songs that I’ve like in the past. It also offers suggestions & it doesn’t appear to be so commercialized, I repeat NOT a commercial distribution list of who you are forced to like. Some of my local/Independent artists have songs that I’m able to find. I’m thankful for that. I’m not an iTunes type of person. I hate I lost ALL of my music after switching from an iPhone 4 to iPhone 6s. It made my day to hear my own music that aren’t published on iTunes, so I’m glad to at least be able to search for the ones that I once had on here.
No respect, app is OK
by jeremy1069 on 2019/12/31 17:49
App is great but they have no respect for their listeners as far as radio stations go. None. Stations change format in the middle of the night, when listeners ask “Why” on Facebook or Twitter they’re deleted instantly. That’s how much respect iHeartradio has for their listeners. Zero. The radio stations get more generic and boring every year. The amount of time they spend playing commercials promoting this app could be literally used for something else more useful (Like real commercials that make real money or maybe a weather forecast) Beyond the bad radio stations, the app is pretty decent. Been using it since it came out around 2008 or so. Some of the other stations on this app are OK. Music streaming is nothing special. It has grown into a pretty decent Podcast platform in the last couple of years. There’s plenty to listen to. I do not believe they are “#1 for Podcasts” as they say on the radio over and over but I do believe they have a lot of them, which for people who listen to Podcasts (I rarely do) is a good thing.
What happened?
by Krdurb on 2020/03/09 16:04
I am split down the middle on my rating. I have been using iHeartRadio app for years and it has been one of my most used apps(Rovers Morning Glory brought me here) and I never rarely had issues before. In fact, I would have probably given it 5 stars before. My favorite thing about this app was that it would pause where I left off on a podcast and I could resume it as soon as I opened the app again. This was very convenient. But now, since I had deleted the app and reinstalled it recently, it doesn’t do that anymore. I guess I re-downloaded the updated version? If I have the podcast going, and, say I watch a video on Facebook real quick, when I return back to what I was listening to on the iHeartRadio app, it starts the show completely over, and I’m stuck fast forwarding back through a 3 hour podcast to try and find where I was. It is really annoying and getting to the point where I really don’t even want to bother with the app any longer.
Dupped
by HaloFan239 on 2019/06/04 09:19
The app was great a few years ago and is fun on the desktop service since I last used it. I was itching for more radio recently and decided to open up the app. As soon as I did I was prompted with a subscription payment from iHeartRadio. They wanted me to verify that I wanted to try their trial subscription. I barely had enough time to look at what was going on before I accidentally rested my finger on my scanner and the subscription was accepted. I was lucky to be able to reverse it, however if I want that free trial now I have to use it immediately or not at all. This is ridiculous. I should not be immediately prompted with a payment upon opening an app that I haven’t used in months. Is downright disrespectful and near predatory. There was also no warning. No pop up to show me that I was going to make a purchase, no redirection. Immediately loading into the app I was forced into a transaction. From what I’ve read of similar reviews this isn’t uncommon. The lack of respect I was shown is disgusting to me. Please be wary of this. I will try out this app some more but this is a really bad way to start off.
I love the content, but not the updates
by Sammich12 on 2017/12/17 22:34
I first got iHeartRadio on my old ipod on ios6 and I loved it. They had a setting where I could explore music or listen to mostly the same stuff. They did away with that and I miss it. Since then they’ve made the sleep timer harder to access, and everytime I open the app I’m baraged with an ad to try to upgrade to a paid version. I don’ mind seeing that maybe once a week, but I’m using other apps more because I get this annoying self add every time I open the app. It’s also harder to find the most recent radio stations I listen to. It keeps getting harder and harder with the new updates. Lastly, I love the play on start-up feature, but lately it doesn’t work (even when turned on in the settings) probably because of the ad I have to close out of. I’ve dug out my old ipod and I now mostly listen to iHeartRadio from that with whatever version ios6 can handle
Good but could be better
by RyanDred on 2017/11/16 01:15
Honestly, this app is better than pandora. However, my main two issues with it are the dislike feature and the song selections when you choose a specific band or artist. 1. Dislike feature: The problem with it is that if you click the dislike button on a song, that same song will keep coming back later until you’ve disliked it 3-4 times. Then after about a month it’ll come back again 2. Band/artist song selection: My major issues with this feature is that when you choose a band you want to listen to, the app will play almost anything but that band/artist. For example, if you choose fallout boy the app will play a fallout boy song once in every ten songs or so. Therefore what is the point in being able to select an artist. Now I’m not saying I don’t want to hear things outside of the band/artist I have chosen, however, it would be nice to hear the chosen band/artist at least every other song or so.
Love/Annoyed
by ella rob on 2020/02/10 04:55
I love iHeartRadio 99.9 KSAB the best tejano music choices especially those who live on boarders of Texas because all you hear is music from Mexico (for those who like that music is great ) although born and raise with tejano/conjunto prefer 99.9 KSAB station I can have your station on all day and all night but....I never hear any stories from our Texas musicians from our original State “Texas” all I hear is other musicians from other states or countries on how they started there music which I hardly hear their kind of music on your station and I get annoyed when the same story is on night after night so if you read this and knowing I am a big fan of iHeartRadio 99.9 from Robstown Texas please get this message to the station I want to hear how Intocable or Little Joe or Elida Reyna and so on and so on started as musicians ...supporting our local and getting to know our famous musicians that are rocking the USA as we speak ...thank you
In A World Where Danger Is Everywhere...
by Pastorlarry on 2018/11/07 19:10
I was a subscriber to a popular satellite radio company who shall remain nameless. 🤔🤷‍♂️😂 Well, I found myself in between jobs and needing to find a way to stay caught up on what was going on in the worlds of sports, current world events, and the like. I had downloaded the iHeart Radio iPhone application a few years ago, but I never used it. Actually, I had forgotten about it due to the metal plate in my head negatively reacting to the use of my microwave when preparing my burritos. (My bowels would release and I would forget who I was for about an hour or so.) Anyway, I decided to utilize the application so as to experiment with and experience the full effects of the frequently promoted pleasure of said application. I must say that I was quite amazed at the vast and diverse selections at my fingertips! I am very thankful for the opportunity to listen to my favourite programs! I give this application 4 stars due to the excellence in which they approach this stubborn, never say die medium known as ”Radio.” Download it now and find out what you are missing! Also, if you too have a metal plate in your head, your reception will increase by at least 80%! iHeart radio and unlimited data...it is like heaven on earth, it is like Ireland without the pipe bombs. It is 🎯💯 GOLD!
Used to work better
by OriginalDino on 2017/11/28 19:57
Before the last update, iHeartRadio would resume the last station I was listening to when it connected with my car’s bluetooth. After the previous update, I started having to hit the channel down button on my steering wheel to get it to start playing. Fine, whatever. But since the last update even that no longer works; I have to open the app and manually tap the specific station I want. Every. Single. Time. Also, since the last update, every time I start the station, I get a 30-second video ad. Uh, a VIDEO ad, on iHeart RADIO? Seems a bit self-defeating, especially since many of the video ads have no audio indication of what they are advertising. So I’ve just learned to turn the audio down to zero when first starting, until the word ADVERTISEMENT goes away from my radio display. I tried iHeartAuto once, thinking to would be better suited to what I wanted, but that app was completely hopeless.
I do love the radio options
by Cherie Fairy on 2018/08/09 06:06
Although there are a few things I feel that could be better. I feel like skipping songs shouldn’t be an exclusive thing only paid membership people can do an unlimited amount of times, cause on the radio station that is titled my name’s favorites, a lot of stuff is mixed in there that I don’t actually listen to. And also, despite giving them the thumbs down, they reappear again. What’s the point of giving that song a thumbs down if it’s just going to show up again? I know I’m nitpicky, but these are things I feel that could make the experience better for the users that can not afford a membership or a subscription. Cause right now I cannot work and I wanna listen to music how I want to...and that’s skipping over stuff I don’t like to get to what I do like.
Don’t waste your money
by Lilmama88888888 on 2018/02/06 14:59
This app isn’t even worth downloading the free version, definitely don’t throw your money away for the paid version. 30% of the time I can’t get anything to load on here. When I actually can get it to work, it takes about 3 minutes to load. It rarely remembers where I left off on the podcasts. For example, right now, when it started up, after 3 minutes of waiting, it started playing a podcast I had already listened to. I kept trying to go to the Podcast I had already listened to about half of. The circle around the play button would go around and around for about 4 minutes and then it would go back to the previous podcast. After about 8 tried and wasting 20 minutes, it finally played the one I wanted, but started back over at the beginning, I had to spend another 5 minutes figuring out where I left off. There are so many other places to listen to music and podcasts, go elsewhere, unless you like constantly wasting 20 minutes of your day waiting for things to load.
Fantastic Music
by MillionsLost on 2019/04/17 01:30
I have used iHeart Radio for about 3 years. I never have a problem finding the music I am interested in. The selection of live radio stations and genres is fabulous. I have lived in three different Countries besides the U.S. and it is fun to be able to find a “local station” from where I used to reside. iHeart makes it possible for me to stay current with the artists from these small Countries. This past weekend I went on a road trip through mountains. There were many places that Wi-Fi and even LTE were not available. iHeart radio continued playing through many of these places. Even when the radio stations on my radio weren’t playing. It really did make the trip better, having my favorite music along for the drive! Thanks iHeart!
Used to be great.
by Poloar caps on 2019/11/13 19:36
I’ve been having problems with the app as of recently. Radio stations work great but when listening to podcast, that’s where the problems start. First the playback order, I prefer to listen from old to newer ones just in case of two part episodes. Second after each episode I have to reopen the app to play the next episode since the app shuts down after ending an episode. And last the ads, it’s understandable why ads are needed but when you hear the same 30 second ad for 3 minutes straight and then again for another 1 or 2 when another episode starts. It gets really annoying. I have contacted them and got the general response of thanks for bringing it to their attention. This has been going on for almost 2 months. So now I’m stuck listening to out of order stories not understanding what is going on. Also the discontinuation of the watch app. It was better than using the native play to control the stations being played.
Lousy App with Inconsistent Content
by ChiTownDave on 2019/06/04 20:07
They keep making this app worse! Now the app has to be restarted nearly every time I stop pause a channel. I can't help but wonder if they release updates as frequently as they do so that their app has more stars than it should. How about adding an option to nag screen of "Never" and making the default start screen "My Stations." Even trying to launch from the widget does not work as the app keeps forgetting my recent stations. I'd give it ZERO stars if I could. They took a buggy app that crashes, and introduced startup/channel change advertisements that delay getting to the program. It seems like every update makes this app perform worse. The newest version of app will just stop playing at the top and top and/or bottom of the hour. Further, the app once again fails to resume following a phone call. The widget also fails to play the station. Further, the app keeps forgetting recently played stations! More important is that channels like WLS are running commercials when the show has resumed for over-the-air listeners (that's assuming the stream is working at all). Further, app stops playing content for no apparent reason even while connected to WiFi. When tested against iheartradio on the computer (using same connection) the stream is playing on the computer, so the problem is with the app. Luckily, the content I enjoy is not limited to Clear Channel stations. Clear Channel should hire competent developers.
So many new problem
by Clarence kidney420 on 2018/10/06 19:23
Since the last update the app has been going crazy I pay monthly every month and it switches songs in the middle of listening to a song volume goes up and down like crazy and you can never find a number to talk to a person it makes me not want to pay with card monthly fee tried the free one does the same thing I would’ve given five stars but the new update messed it all up. They just keep saying it’s going to be fixed by their developers but they are not fixing it it has been almost 2 months paying $15 a month and they still have not even change thing and the only thing that they said was that they were working on it it’s all bull they don’t care about the people paying money the only way to get in touch with them is by email don’t waste your money they are as stupid as most people are these days horrible customer service maybe if they fix my radio station correctly I will give them a better review to be continued ?
Ridiculous amount of commercials...what a joke!
by Aposaki on 2020/01/14 16:29
So I had tried out iHeartRadio a few years ago when I was feeling nostalgic for my old Cleveland market radio stations. The trial was short lived, as the first time I booted up the app, it played several commercials before even playing a song. I saw where this was headed and immediately uninstalled the app. Today, feeling nostalgic again and with several years having passed, I figured hey, time to see if things have changed and give it another try! What a mistake. This time, I got ONE whole song, before it immediately proceeded to play five commercials in a row. I didn’t wait to see if it was going to play even more before it got back to the music. The commercials were not exactly short, either! So here I am, reinstalling the app and immediately uninstalling it, just like before. Guess things haven’t changed. I’m glad some people seem to get something out of it. I’ve gotten one song and about 10 commercials...what an amazing app!
App Issue
by Fjohn52 on 2019/02/28 14:31
For the third time, the app has gotten me to sign up for the $5.99 monthly version when I didn’t intend to. This didn’t happen ever until a couple of months ago. I pick up the phone to turn in the app and it asks for my thumbprint. Odd, but I do it. Then it says thanks for for subscription. There is no easy way to correct the mistake. It will let you cancel, but the charge isn’t reversed and I am stuck with it for a month. The first time, I spent a long time on the phone and email with Apple and PayPal. I eventually got the money reversed. The second time, I kicked myself for not having recognized it was happening again and I just canceled it and sucked up the $5.99 that I had to pay for a month of service I didn’t ask work. It happened again today and I am super frustrated. There must be something in this version of the app that is causing this because it never happened before. One had to go through a couple of steps to subscribe to the extra cost service.
Ghosts Playing With My Phone??
by Tmama711 on 2017/10/28 11:57
I use this app every single day to listen to my local radio station morning show. I’ve never had an issue, always runs really smoothly, except for an occasional “dead air” or skip in the middle of a song. I don’t use it for much more, not even rating songs. Here’s my problem... I turn it off when I’m ready to walk out the door to go to work, and it randomly starts playing again. The app is completely turned off and closed. This happens several times a day. Even while I’m at work. I ended up deleting the app and reinstalled it hoping that would fix the problem. It didn’t. So I deleted it again to ensure that I wouldn’t be humiliated at work again by the random music playing from my purse. I download the app again because like I said, I listen to Elvis every single day but this is getting seriously old and annoying.
Best app ever
by qweffhvf on 2019/05/31 20:52
I see a lot of reviews that aren’t positive about this app, yet I say there is no problems! Yes I know that there’s a lot of things you have to pay for, but there’s a lot of things you don’t. Like all my favorite channels, radio stations, and podcasts are free. I recommend this app for anybody Who likes listening to music. Also I was looking at my account and it gives me notifications whenever there’s a new song posted by One of my favorite artists and new podcast channels. I really like this app, and it kind of makes me feel weird that people are saying that it is a bad app. I mean how many apps give you a lot of free music? Not very many. Before I got this app I had to pay for all music, but now I get all my favorite stuff for free. #BestAppEver!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Too many repetitive commercials for radi
by Hagarpun on 2018/07/05 12:07
I like the app. I use the app for listening to my favorite radio station, WTKS 104.1. It can be glitchy at times, but I think it may have to do with cellular issues. The reason why I’m giving it 2 stars is because at every commercial break, it plays the same commercials over and over and over. I know the commercials played are a way to generate income for the app but it’s ridiculous how many times these same commercials are played. I personally will not ever buy any product or service from any company advertising on real radio because it’s sickening listening to them over and over. The funny thing is is that a lot of other listeners will complain about the app for this reason, on the air. Now, if I could pay the subscription to get more local commercials, I would pay for it not to hear the same commercials over and over and over. Are you listening iHeart radio?
So many songs I never wanted to hear
by LusitaniaAngel313 on 2017/12/20 09:10
So the only reason why I’m not ranking this 5 stars is my own favorites station. Before I had a pretty finite selection and I was cool with that! Now I’m flooded by songs I don’t really care for and it seems if I thumb them down, they return days later (example being Uptown Funk which I completely despise)! While yes the station will play some of the songs I do care for, once they switch to what they THINK I like, good luck getting my songs to play again. Also it annoys me when the same station flat out quits and won’t play anything! Like it ran out of content! Now I will admit this station has pulled some interesting surprises like pulling Jump by Rihanna to the station which made me happy as can be. I still listen wholeheartedly because where else can I blast CENTURIES into my ears? ;)
Podcast Problems
by Sad/Angry @ Bump on 2020/03/13 03:46
This app is fine for listening to the radio but the podcasts are totally inferior to other podcasting apps. The ridiculous advertising of it being the #1 app for podcasting is infuriating. #1 because they force you to use their app for the content they offer. If you could listen to their podcasts on a different app plenty of people would. The most frustrating problem is that it frequently cannot remember where you left off. This is totally unacceptable for a podcast app. I absolutely miss when I could listen to my podcasts using the Podcast app on my iPhone - a drastically better product. I just went to use it again and it told me I was selected for a survey which I was looking forward to filling out. Of course clicking on it just took me to a website that said the survey was closed. That about sums up the quality of what this company is putting out (and then advertising is fantastic).
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Listen to thousands of live radio stations, tune in to podcasts and stream unlimited music playlists for any mood or activity, all in one app. The iHeartRadio app for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch is easy to use and best of all, it's FREE. Download the iHeartRadio iOS app today and enjoy your favorite music, live & local radio stations, playlists, and podcasts! The Best Local Radio Stations Live • Discover thousands of live and local AM and FM radio stations near you and from cities all over the world. • Our Radio App allows you to listen to top radio stations, news, sports, music, talk and comedy. • Stream sports radio stations like ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, FNTSY Sports Radio, etc. • Hear top sports personalities discuss the latest news around the NFL, NHL, MLB, NCAA, NBA, Soccer, Golf, and Tennis. The iHeartRadio Podcast App - now #1 for Podcasts • Our Podcast App features the most popular podcasts from ESPN, NPR, Gimlet, How Stuff Works, Podcasts, TED, Wondery, Big Money Players Network, and celebrity podcasts such as The Ron Burgundy Podcast, Anna Faris Is Unqualified Podcast, The Herd with Colin Cowherd Podcast, The Ben Shapiro Podcast, The Joe Rogan Podcast, The Bobby Bones Podcast, The Chelsea Handler Podcast , Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard, and more. • Follow your favorite podcasts and personalities. • Download podcast episodes from the App Store to your iOS Device to listen offline, without the need for WiFi. • Explore popular trending shows with our iHeartRadio Podcast App charts. Tune in every Monday for the refreshed Top 100 Chart. • Our podcast app and podcast player allow you to experience podcast playback at your desired speed of 0.5x, 1x, 1.25x, 1.5x, and 2x. Free Music - Playlists perfect for any moment • Enjoy thousands of hand curated playlists on the free iHeartRadio Playlist App. Organized by mood, activity, decade and genre to make it easy to find something that’s the perfect soundtrack for any moment. • 'Your Weekly Mixtape' makes music sound discovery easy. A weekly playlist of songs we’ve curated based on the music you love and the music you’re listening to right now. Every Monday we refresh your mixtape with a new batch of music tracks we know and can vibe to throughout your week. Play Free Artist Radio Stations • Create personalized music stations based on your favorite artists using our library of millions of songs covering genres like Country, Top 40, Pop, Hip Hop, R&B, EDM, Rock, Alternative, Folk, Gospel, Christian, Dance,Classical, Indie, and more. The Ultimate Station Made Just for You • 'My Favorites Radio' collects all of the songs you love in one free personalized station. Premium Features Take control of your listening experience with iHeartRadio Plus™ and iHeartRadio All Access™ and listen absolutely ads free.. • Search and play any song, album and playlist with our library of millions of songs on demand • Save and replay any song with our music app from the radio • Enjoy unlimited skips • Download music to your iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch to listen offline • Create unlimited playlists Join our community! • Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1F1TcFX • Instagram: http://bit.ly/1e1AOUS • Twitter: http://bit.ly/1HZk5KQ • Blog: http://bit.ly/1GiT59D For Feedback and Help Tell us how we can improve by sharing your thoughts at help.iheart.com Payments will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal. Subscription may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user’s Account Settings after purchase. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable. iheart.com/terms iheart.com/privacy
I love this app I heart radio
by brightiis42 on 2020/07/16 04:20
I listen to the tranquility music. It’s the amazon rainforest at night. I like how you can set a sleep timer. I also listen to the jazz station. I also love classic rock and I was just browsing and found the classic rock . If you are in the Bay Area and listen to 98.5 it’s our local classic rock station, but what I like about this is it displays the song and the artist on every song. Well on the radio you can’t get that. I love I heart radio
I like that app and
by im really like tik tok on 2020/07/16 03:47
Because I do like this
Why pay for it
by tommiezee on 2020/07/15 23:50
Charged me for a month and automatic renewal when I never wanted either. Why pay for it when it’s already free!
Disappointing
by Lanny26 on 2020/07/15 23:18
I use this app to listen to WOR radio. I have yet to get through an entire program without the app cutting out several times.
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by jynxss on 2020/07/15 21:21
My stations buffer a lot, especially Taylor Swift’s station; Favorites Radio replays a lot of songs, even after I thumb them down; need more skips per station; please stop censoring original lyrics; maybe think about alphabetizing stations
AAAAAA MY POOP HERT
by bloody tissue foot on 2020/07/15 18:47
lIll
No longer works on iPhone
by Corbiere01 on 2020/07/15 04:00
Been using app over 6 years. Suddenly last week app no longer works. Will not load. Just get iHeartRadio screen and times out. One of my favorite apps now worthless. Great team testing after last update. Maybe spending too much time setting up concerts than maintaining app.
App not working
by Anonymous woozen on 2020/07/14 17:54
The app won’t work on my iPhone! 😓
Doesn’t Work Anymore
by ColoringDork on 2020/07/14 17:54
😖 How am I supposed to get my mind off the apocalypse when I can’t listen to my podcasts! This app hasn’t worked for daaaaayyys! Please fix it!
Problem with programming
by 🦌🦌🦌🦌🦌🦌🦌🦌 on 2020/07/14 15:48
The app works fine, no problem with that, but the commercial/self promotion programming has become crazy. Feel like i’m listening to an iHeart promotion channel with breaks to play my station. Getting an am/fm radio instead
Needs an update for bugs
by POETIC-ME on 2020/07/14 15:25
When I listen to the app a podcast it will randomly stop the podcast and I have to launch app again and go find the podcast it also makes it really hard to find the breakfast club and that’s the only reason I use the app sometimes when I type in the name they don’t even pop up really weird
If you do the free trial, cancel the Day Before it ends.
by --Danniel on 2020/07/14 15:12
I did the free trial of iHeartRadio and put in my calendar the day it expires so I can cancel my subscription before I’m charged and the piece of garbage says in teeny tiny writing that you're billed for the subscription the Day Before free trial ends!! It didn’t say that on the page when I signed up. I read Everything to make sure nothing like this would happen. Who goes back to the app in settings before theyer going to cancel or renew?
Better than expected
by SebastianFH on 2020/07/14 05:19
By far the best radio app on AppStore
Why?
by not my nickname tk on 2020/07/14 00:42
Why won’t the app open on my iPhone anymore?
Not opening
by AintNoNicknamesLeft on 2020/07/14 00:38
Hasn’t been opening for days :(
CAUTION
by Goshendavie on 2020/07/13 22:29
Somehow, I got scammed into a monthly $5.99 subscription which I NEVER authorized. Use caution with Iheart radio. Update the next day: I just received a text and an email from Apple that the developer responded to this complaint. Neither the text nor the email had a link to reveal the developer’s response. I suppose it will eventually show up. I repeat....I got scammed. Somehow, iHeart has put a hidden subscription link in the app. I NEVER INTENTIONALLY SUBSCRIBED. Use caution with I heart. This has to have been intentional and Apple is also complicit!!!!
Glitchy and individual dj sets DO NOT receive compensation from IHeartRadio
by agitated eggplant on 2020/07/13 17:26
I love being able to listen to my favorite morning radio show, but this app makes it quite difficult. It’s constantly crashing for no reason. If I close the app it will stop playing and when I go back to the app it restarts the whole thing and then I have to search for my show again and scroll down to find the episode I was in the middle of streaming. I know the app works “better” if you pay for it but that’s not how apps should work. You shouldn’t make a glitchy app to force people into paying for basic quality. Also! The radio show I listen to has been VERY vocal about not receiving any kickback from the profits of this app. I know for a fact that the producer of the show I listen to puts a lot of time and effort into uploading the podcasted version of the show, including the separate break segments. They should be receiving compensation, because thousands of people definitely listen to the podcasted version, and it should reflect on their ratings and listener count. Shame on you IHeart Media.
App not opening
by Daisy901 on 2020/07/13 14:55
During the past several days, the app has not been opening. It just freezes on the initial loading screen. What good will it do all of us to write IHeartRadio an email?? VERY FRUSTRATING
Non-skippable Political Ads
by Csee4 on 2020/07/13 14:42
This app has been used for so long, but after the last few days of “political ads” it’s now just an app in the App Store I won’t use. There’s enough political division in this country, some of us just want to listen to music to get away from that.
Awesome!!!
by Biker Bill 65 on 2020/07/13 14:41
Listen to my home radio stations is like being at home!!!
like radio disappointed removal of alarm feature
by buckeyefollower on 2020/07/13 14:31
I use radio at all times, but especially the alarm feature for waking up. Disappointed in the planned removal of this feature.
Great App BUT...
by KayeGreen on 2020/07/13 13:08
Lately when I go to open the app it’ll open to the iheart red and white page and go no further. I close it out and try to open it again, same thing. It won’t open. It’s really starting to frustrate me and I like this app and don’t want to have to try another different app. Please fix this!!
Great way to listen to radio stations
by d.fleish on 2020/07/13 11:42
Great way to listen to radio stations
Suggestion
by 🤬🤬🤬😡👎 on 2020/07/13 04:12
You should be able to have the sleep timer on and be able to have the alarm setting on at the same time, cause I would like to go to sleep with music but I can’t sleep with it on the whole time so I use the sleep timer, but I would like it to turn back on with the alarm to wake me up. Is this possible? Please respond and consider this idea.
IHeartRadio program BIN
by JoeyBL87 on 2020/07/12 20:53
When I saw that iHeartRadio is promoting racism I was angry. They actually have a program called Black information network, BIN, “with a black voice and a black perspective” I want them and people in general to quit attempting to divide the world by racist tactics. You would be up in arms if someone promoted WIN, White Information Network. Quit being so hypocritical and disgusting trying to put people in different pens and feeding them false “information”!
Les
by Les90806 on 2020/07/12 18:34
Awesome radio station
Won’t let me sign on
by Mistymagoo on 2020/07/12 16:38
App won’t let me sign in. Keeps saying I’m not connected to the internet.
KFI
by missanitaz on 2020/07/12 06:19
I have listened to KFI for many years and truly appreciate the great hosts. I am very sorry you are removing the alarm feature. I have installed another streaming app because I like waking up to the radio. I will miss iHeartRadio and will gladly return if the alarm is brought back.
Never opens
by 162943 on 2020/07/12 04:21
I tried using the app a few years ago and it was frustrating because I could never get the app to open (I had an iPhone) so I deleted the app. Last week I heard about a podcast and really wanted to listen to it and figured the app had been around for a long time and was sure it would work better now. So I downloaded the app. The first few nights I had no issues and was excited to listen. Now, it just won’t open. I’ve deleted it, re-downloaded it...nothing!!! I’ve heard of iPhone users having issues with iHeartRadio but thought that an app that was #1 surely would’ve fixed its bugs with a phone that is very established. Sadly, I’ll have to try and listen to my podcast another way.
Cool#awsome
by Samk514 on 2020/07/12 03:54
It is the best
I don’t want autostart I’m my car
by Shinji008 on 2020/07/11 20:57
Deleted the app since it just recently started autoplaying in my BMW. Overwriting whatever I was listening too, forcing me to have to switch back. Don’t force yourself into my car. If I wanted to listen I would. Let me know when you quit being so intrusive.
Christmas Music Asl Year Around🎄
by NDNhorsegirl on 2020/07/11 19:05
I love iHeart! I can listen to great smooth jazz, great instrumental...and old fashion Christmas music year around!
Great app but recently has become annoying
by Jadenfire on 2020/07/11 17:37
Never thought I’d have to write a review for this...... Starting the app up it asks for zip constantly EVEN when I already have my channels set up I just want to open & go to my stuff! Also KNOCK OFF THE HIDDEN TRIGGER FOR IN APP POP UP I have no idea how or what triggers it but it is down right bad! After the zip code thing clicking out seems to trigger some pop up that goes to buy the trial now if I wasn’t paying attention this could also get accidentally paid do to my finger I’d thing. STOP WITH THE IAP POP UP I will NEVER PAY FOR THIS APP pop up once a month but not every dang time I open this app! I now have to be very cautious opening the app do to that scam pop up.
I really do like this app but it could be better with minor fixes
by #1 Steve #1 on 2020/07/11 15:33
I listen to this app all the time and I love the concept but there are minor things that should be done to make it better. I love the podcasts but It does not seem to be fully compatible with I phone. The 11 pro is the first I phone I’ve ever had and I heart restarts or shuts off and won’t start replaying if I make or receive a call. I have to go into the app and start it back up. I’m disappointed with the selection of songs by some popular artists. Rammstein is very well known and played on I heart stations across the country. I am subscribed to the plus feature that you pay to be able to listen to full albums or save songs to play in your own playlist. They have 2 Rammstein albums neither of which include their popular songs. They have tons of crap bands and music no one listens to but lacking in music that is classic. There is no other way to make suggestions than write a review or I would’ve just contacted someone there with my feedback.
This is the best music app ever 😜💃🏽🕺🏽👯‍♀️
by Kali Melanson on 2020/07/11 15:31
This app changes if you go out of the country it’s so cool The station I prefer is 95.5 it has all of the latest music 🎶
iPhone version broken
by nthebox on 2020/07/11 15:04
I’ve used iHeart going on 9 years on Android and it performed well. Since changing to iPhone this year, it’s been nothing but a regular, repeated frustration!! All platforms aren’t created equally...DUH!!!!! I expected more! I expected it to work as with my previous experience with Android.
Could not use for the week
by Mack10161964 on 2020/07/11 13:57
Normally I love iHeart. But this past week I have not been able to even get in to listen to my podcasts. My iPad never go in for me to choose a podcasts. My iPhone got in on Monday I got to listen to one and a half podcast before it locked up and would not let me restart or switch podcasts. Had to find an alternative for all but one podcast. Is there a problem with apple products and your app?
iPhone app keeps crashing
by Alvnb on 2020/07/11 13:38
I’m a iheart Plus customer and your app has crashed on my phone many times to the point where I have to uninstall and reinstall it.
Please stop playing the same songs. PLEASE PLEASE
by ja albe on 2020/07/11 01:14
Will you please stop playing llana del Rey followed later 10mins later with Weezers synopses version of Africa. Also, please stop playing your most rated songs from the Memorial Day playlist. I am so tired of hearing the the iHeart radios designated top 20 over and over again. We are audibly listening to the same songs over and over That is not alternative but a repeat for three years. PLEASE STOP THE LOOPS AND PLAY ALTERNATIVE, it’s like rock but alternative, not on a loop, something fresh without thumbs up from a year ago. Elliot in the morning is carrying iHeart on the way east coast
App constantly crashing
by Cousin666 on 2020/07/10 23:24
Will go to initial loading screen and then crash, even after turning phone off and then on again.
App won’t open
by PANDA KING 95 on 2020/07/10 22:52
The app will not open since yesterday. Garbage!
Stopped
by Krolis61 on 2020/07/10 21:45
Quit working after last update Won’t even open up
Doesn’t load
by iHate48 on 2020/07/10 17:31
Since the update the app won’t even open
Worse and worse
by MegaSlap Original on 2020/07/10 17:01
This app used to work great. Over time it got worse. Every time I turned my car off or even got a phone call I had to restart the app. Now it just won’t play. I can open it but it doesn’t work at all. Hasn’t worked for a full day. I found another app that plays all of my favorite podcasts. I can’t understand how iheart is so popular and they can’t provide better than this. Bye.
Crashes
by Twtwhdh on 2020/07/10 15:31
Please update app yesterday because the app won’t even open. I’ve deleted and redownloaded the app several times because of this issue. It also crashes after opening. Great app when it actually decides to work properly 🙄
App won’t load??
by Juju8705 on 2020/07/10 13:24
The app hasn’t worked in 2 days for me what gives?
App won’t open anymore
by BatgurlDJ045 on 2020/07/10 12:19
All of the sudden the app won’t open. It stays on the white loading screen and then.... nothing...
Lost my Support
by Sharp07GT on 2020/07/10 12:09
You lost my support when you caved in and began pandering to only black owned banks. That in itself is racist. Oh, by the way, I’m a black man.
Crashing
by Captain Obvious 12345 on 2020/07/10 11:44
No idea why this app keeps crashing. I’ll be listening to a podcast then it would skip to another podcast or stop all together. I have to keep uninstalling and then reinstalling the app just to get it to open. I try to open the app and it won’t load. So then I have to uninstall it. Then reinstall. It’s getting really annoying. No other app does this to me.
What’s going on?!?
by YouKnoMe2 on 2020/07/10 04:20
I’ve noticed the two days, that the app will not start up! Just sits there on the load screen doing nothing, then shuts down. Are you guys having problems right now with the app? A few weeks ago I had to purge my iPad because it just had too much 💩 on it. I tried to reinstall iHeartRadio and it was compatible. (Mind you it’s an older iPad, so I understand) But my iphone8, is the one that’s not loading! 🥺😫😫 Can you offer any insight?!? Please?!? #desperate
Sleep timer!?!?
by kaiwahine22 on 2020/07/10 02:13
This app would be my new go to app for podcasts if the sleep timer wasn’t all the way over in the settings. The iPhone podcast app has it right on the page with the playback controls. And this app doesn’t have the “when episode ends” option either. Add these and we are in business.
App will not open now
by Bearded Woodturner on 2020/07/10 00:48
I’m a paying member of I heart radio something is up with the app it will not open for me. Been like this for days now.
Will not open!
by Dsub3 on 2020/07/09 23:45
With the recent update the app doesn’t open! Please fix!
App hasn’t loaded for 2 days now!
by att1124 on 2020/07/09 23:40
For the last 2 days when you open the app it stays on the white loading screen for about 15-20 seconds then closes. Are you guys going to address this soon?
great app w/alarm
by alopez1270 on 2020/07/09 19:38
great app w/great stations. always had problem with stations at work with wifi now its possible to be underground an still listen to radio. only problem have to reset alarm whenever needed. ^.^ lost a star due to constant lost of connection. always asking to connect w facebook. i left facebook cause it ask too many questions an too many friend requests. too many commercials. it like i get drop just to show commercials. 4/11/2014 new update. for some reason alarm does not work at 2.45am, but works after 3.00 am 08/17/2014 new update. alarm only works as buzzer. found radio works, but its too much work for when you first wake up. 07/09/2020 the latest update just my ipod TOUCH 5 incompatible with your app. THIS DEVICE IS INCOMPATIBLE WITH PODCAST. can you please correct this. cause i can still get commercials but not the station.
Latest upgrade
by Baileyhome on 2020/07/09 18:40
Unable to get into the app with the latest update!! Yes I’m on an older iPhone (6+) but I still would like to use it!
Crashed now for days as of 7-9-2020
by Angiesescape on 2020/07/09 18:13
I have podcasts I follow. They are loosing revenue if listeners are not listening. Get your act together or tell the people what is going on!! Nice business model.
Cannot get iHeartRadio after last update
by Deexx201333 on 2020/07/09 17:54
I can’t get your app to come on after this last update 9.21.2. I have IOS 13.5.1 on my phone.
App won’t open
by otterleigh on 2020/07/09 17:07
My app won’t load to listen to podcasts
😟
by alcarrier58 on 2020/07/09 14:00
Don’t plan on doing anything else with ur phone while you’re listening because the app shuts down
Won’t load after update
by HGV vacation planner on 2020/07/09 13:41
Since my last update (3 days ago) the iHeartRadio app won’t get past the start up screen. I have already restarted my iPhone X but that didn’t help. Anyone else having the same issue?
So happy for I Heart Radio podcast👍
by San Marino Italy on 2020/07/09 13:38
When I miss out listening to live shows I truly enjoy listening to the podcast to catch up on Matty in the morning and Dan Rae WBZ Nightside . It’s great you don’t miss a beat!❤️
Keeps shutting down will not open
by Tara Weinman on 2020/07/09 13:29
It started yesterday, when I try to open iHeart I get the white screen that says iHeart #1 in podcasts it sits like that for about 10 seconds and then it shuts down. Please help, I listen to this almost everyday!
App won’t open since last update
by ntsmith on 2020/07/09 13:26
I have an iPhone 11. All iOS is up to date. Most recent app update for iHeartRadio will not work/load up since yesterday!! FIX THIS ASAP!
App Won’t Open After Last Update
by Smdaley on 2020/07/09 13:16
Disappointing after last update.
App no longer opens
by John Burbridge on 2020/07/09 11:30
I used to love my iHeartRadio app, but after last week, the app no longer opens. When I click the icon, the welcome screen just stays open and forces closed after a few mins.
I heart radio all of a sudden isn’t working on my iPhone
by Wendy L k on 2020/07/09 06:15
I’ve loved IHeartRadio until this week when it stopped working on my IPhone!! I’ve been trying to fix it but nothing is working.!! I’m even paying $7.00 per month for some upgrade!!
Best radio app ever
by Hp>Solo on 2020/07/09 02:51
Has what ever your looking for i love that they have K-LOVE
Better
by bitchclawz87 on 2020/07/08 23:27
Could have less advertisements and more skips
Black Information Network...Really?
by Spokanelabtech on 2020/07/08 22:40
You know if there were a special network formed by white people called White Information Network it would be called “racist” and a demonstration of “white supremacy”. If there was anything set aside for any race or color talking about topics and subjects from that particular race, it’s racist. Morgan Freeman himself said that Black History Month and those kinds of things are ridiculous. Please don’t flag my message area and then force me to look at crap like that.
Won’t open
by dbm-Camas on 2020/07/08 22:15
App won’t open after latest update
Refusing to open.
by Broonsy on 2020/07/08 20:06
Won’t open. Starts, pauses, then shuts down. Have deleted and downloaded again. Same issue.
iHeart is Crashy
by JohnnyMac66 on 2020/07/08 19:58
Use the app all day long. Listening to San Diego KGB and the DSC. However the latest version of this app is very crashy. Help!
Used to work!
by RadioRay1957 on 2020/07/08 19:57
I have used this program for years without any problems, however the new version crashes on startup.
Wonderful App
by Jayant281 on 2020/07/08 18:04
IHeart radio is easy to use and has a good collection of songs. Thank you.
Will not load
by RedTaco4x4 on 2020/07/08 17:51
Update: had to delete and reload the app and it works again. Love it!!!! Long time iHeartRadio user and latest update will not get past the loading screen. Currently useless to me.
Won’t open
by SnookyP on 2020/07/08 17:23
The newest update broke this once useful app. Now it just hangs on the iHeart Radio screen. Not happy
Unable to open since last update
by abfitch1819 on 2020/07/08 16:01
Ipad 2017. Last update only gets app to open to splash screen. There it freezes.
Great
by Smileyisking on 2020/07/08 15:49
Great
Latest update doesnt work on my iphone 10
by Twitter app user on 2020/07/08 15:31
Either closes or plash screen hangs
Doesn’t work
by nametaken5 on 2020/07/08 14:55
With the new update my app no longer works. HELP!!!!!
Good
by itchyfeet123 on 2020/07/08 14:28
The app is pretty great. But it is a little confusing
Pod casts
by Ed Pemoy on 2020/07/08 13:39
Remove Ron Burgandy and you could get more 5 star ratings.
Doesn’t even start at all....
by Nik00011 on 2020/07/08 13:13
This iHeartRadio app is getting worse all the time. After last update It won’t start at all! Strong work iheart media👎🏻
Randomly stopped working.
by Jfhronesz1 on 2020/07/08 12:41
I use IHeartRadio everyday. This morning it is stopped working. I attempt to open the app & nothing. The screen just freezes up. Nothing happens. What’s the deal?
Stops working on me
by Darrin Robert Ryan 😈 on 2020/07/08 12:08
It’ll stop working on me then when I try getting back into it after I close everything in my phone down the app won’t open. I love listening to my favorite stations and podcasts , please fix these issues..
My Dad’s favorite station
by vevedie on 2020/07/08 04:03
This was my dad’s favorite station. Not only did it have a great playlist, but it was also the city and state of where his favorite sister was residing.
Rockn
by 420 one e on 2020/07/08 01:30
Love noth dakota rockn to sw ok station the eagle great station
Finally supports Sign In With Apple!
by cygnus-x1 on 2020/07/07 23:23
They finally added Sign In With Apple. A welcome addition
No Alarm!!
by Bobs my uncle Shmuel on 2020/07/07 22:53
Unacceptable. This app is a staple for waking up to my local WSB radio in ATL. Without the alarm I won’t be using iHeartRadio at all. You do the math!
Not Impressed.
by Javelin315 on 2020/07/07 20:07
The app use to be much better. Over the last year or so, it appears they are becoming desperate.
Ray
by SH da man on 2020/07/07 17:57
Keep me working all day
Was awesome & my most used app
by Unluckysoul on 2020/07/07 17:54
Ever since update the other day, app will not open and crashes every single time I try your open. Basically unusable! Fix this!!!!
Hi, I’m Matt...
by WayTooBigToBeReal on 2020/07/07 17:37
You have heard it a million times. It starts out, “Hi, I’m Matt”... and he’s got problems with his junk! The same “Limp Willy Pill” ad running constantly. Sometime 3 times during a commercial break (On very popular radio programs.) This one and only ad running over and over is making me wonder if the iHeart app will soon be gone. So, is this the only advertiser that iHeart can find? Also Matt’s condition isn’t really a sign of a “Healthy Male”... It is a symptom of a compromised circulatory system!
Spreading racism
by zzvcxxxxx on 2020/07/07 16:35
Black information network. Does this support equality or supports the racial problems. Is there going to be a white information network. That’s racism if not. So sad to see this. And you drop Fox News at the same time. Why is that?
Current version will not open on my iPhone 7
by AndrewcB95 on 2020/07/07 16:20
I’ve tried everything I should to get it up and running. I listen every day. I will change my review when this issue is fixed
No longer functional
by Gfrgjoudvrrgg on 2020/07/07 12:05
App no longer opens
App is broken after most recent update
by Anonymissy1010 on 2020/07/07 11:18
Stuck on the initial loading screen and then crashes
out of service
by long time SimCity fan on 2020/07/07 10:49
Yo! Two days with no music ☹️ What gives? I need my tunes and podcasts! Please fix it ASAP
Best show ever
by mmuller on 2020/03/29 16:18
I just heard that this show is #1 with the 18-39 group. Well I am 70 and hubby is 65 and we have listened to Joseph for years- he disappeared from radio for a while and we looked for him. We were ecstatic when he returned. We try to get our kids to listen but they somehow think it must be for old folks. I share many of the great, funny, and odd music we get to hear on this show with our kids. They are always surprised at how much they enjoy the songs. So I hope they eventually tune in. We truly love the older and truly country music and are glad Joseph turns us on to the likes of John Prine and grandpa’s cough medicine. Artists we never heard of and we thought we knew all the good country artists. We love you Joseph. I really enjoy your Alaska shows as we have a grandson in Glennallen, AK. And Josh is a great co-host. There was only one or two shows we tuned out of - Beatles. I am a huge fan of Beatles and crew- but not on my Sunday morning country show. Mick Jagger, however, was cool with his blues- ness. Anyway- your show is a bright spot in my week. I especially appreciated your show to bring us up from our pandemic downer. I work full time as a practitioner serving the homeless and uninsured/underinsured and that show today will get me through a tough week. Who can’t smile to Sachmo, Chuck Beery, and John Denver. Love you, man. Keep it coming.
I love the app but....
by ToeFur79 on 2020/01/01 17:13
This app is great for listening to music. I love all the iHeart decades I listen to them all. You finally added iHeart 10. Ya. I also love listening to Valentine in the morning best morning show out there in my opinion of course. I do wish the full paid version was 10$ like apple’s. But I keep listening to the free version until that happens. Now to the only complaint I have you introduced podcasts okay I had never listened to nor cared about them until you started playing them then I found ComicBook nation and I was hooked. I have also found some really cool “radio dramas” but and here’s the problem I cannot listening to them in order with out opening the app after every podcast and selecting the next one otherwise it plays them in reverse order every time. Who wants to listen to a story backwards? I have played with the little arrows at the top of the podcast but that just reorders them on the list not the actual playing order. So I have unsubscribed from all of the podcasts that I am not caught up on until you fix is. Im not getting a ticket for being on my phone while driving just so I can hear a story I order. Love the app please fix this. Thank you for all you great work.
Was great on Windows Phone, new web app version six
by Nominally Normal on 2017/12/10 18:10
Loved this app on my Windows Phone, installed it when I was forced to switch to iPhone (which has been an inferior user experience in almost every way - it can’t even do autocorrect as well as the WP, but I digress), and it was pretty similar throughout the fall of 2017... logged in today, December, to find everything changed. I can’t figure out how to get to my favorite artist-based station (can find artist in search, but there doesn’t seem to be a station option anymore?) can’t find the Recently Played Songs list once I’m playing a station. It’s fine to change things, but not in such an extreme way that it appears so nonsensical to even fairly on-top-of-things users that they can’t easily find the features that are important to them. I don’t know if it was a web app before, but it must be because I don’t recall downloading an update and everything is just a little off, not polished and smooth like a native app would be. I expected that sort of thing on a minority platform like WP, but it’s really disappointing to have a worse experience on a brand new iPhone. Anyway, this app is in need of some major organizing/UI changes before it can match the user experience of previous versions. If I have to put in hours curating my stations (which looks like the direction this is going), as opposed to having a variety of stations that are good, just need minor tweaks to be great, I’d might as well use Pandora!
iHeartRadio
by toddster70 on 2018/02/04 11:50
I would have given it a five star BC I simply love being too listen to my home rock station when I'm working BC I work out of town most of time. But for some crazy reason lately it has started at 100% volume, even just now I got a head start on it and began working it down to about 60 % for it just to jump right back full blast even though I was holding down on volume button. Now I really can't explain how out why it would be turning down and almost to the half mark just for it to jump to the full volume while I'm still holding on the volume but this is not some thing that I can take or tolerate at 615 am nor will my boss's or work mates at this time in the morning and hell it could give some one a heart attack when u go from nor hearing a thing where a needle could be able to be heard hitting the floor. But you could say every one is awake today after this Bluetooth box going off. Please let me know what could and out can be done and if it's anything to do on my part in really sorry for not given the extra star but I had the volume working down for it to start over. Thanks and please have this fixed or fixed for me. Have no complaints about anything else so everyone download this app and listen to your favorite tubes so day and all the time for free.
Subscription
by Funbro1 on 2018/09/19 10:53
I was charged $5.99 for a subscription that I was “tricked” into signing up for. I canceled the subscription within minutes of discovering that I had signed up for it, but ended up being charged anyway. I went to the online help on the iHeartRadio app to verify that my subscription was canceled and there is no unsubscribe button to hit. I then emailed iHeartRadio and received this response. “iHeartRadio Customer Support does not internally handle subscriptions processed through Apple. However, if you need to cancel your subscription, you can do so by following the procedure below:” I folloedthe procedure “below” only to get to a dead end. I sure hope I don’t get charged again, I guess I will have to open up a dispute through my credit card company at this point. In the future I will be very very careful what buttons that I tap. It’s a shame that the app gets updated and changes around so much that it is unfamiliar if you don’t use it every single day. Through the many updates I have also lost my favorite stations and my saved stations, and it gets really frustrating.
The iHeart Radio app has 2 major flaws
by acetraffic on 2020/07/06 23:57
I have used the iHeart Radio app since 2013, and have found it reliable and very simple to use. Its simplicity is my favorite “feature”. Even a year ago “ I would had given it 4 or 5 stars. But 2 problems have shown up that have reduced its rating to 3 stars at best, and going down from there. The worst is the 30 second video ad rolls that show up at inopportune and random times after a radio station is selected. These long interludes are infuriating, especially when using the app while driving. I realize that advertisments are a necessary evil for keeping many of the apps free, but 30 seconds is overkill, especially video, and that is on top of the numerous ads on the radio stations themselves. And the frequency of these ad rolls seems to be increasing. The second flaw is related to podcasts on iHeart, heavily promoted recently on the app. I tend to listen to part of a podcast and then come back to it later. Several times the podcast has lost its place and starts over when I return, defeating the purpose of using this app for podcasts. And once this happened right after I endured a 30 second ad roll. I have since abandoned using iHeart for podcasts, and instead use Apple Podcasts or Stitcher.
Good App for streaming
by JLChaney's iPhone on 2019/06/05 16:46
It really is a good app. On the plus side, it is efficient with band usage if you have a limited internet plan. It is stable, with good buffering (I have lousy internet in my area so this is vital to me). It has a lot of content, including podcasts galore that can be downloaded. The minus, for which I deduct the stars has been to do with the ads. (I know, I could subscribe, but the monthly is too high for what I am listening too. Maybe some day someone can develop some sort of tiered subscriptions for those of us who just listen to limited content). I listen to a 24 hr news show with commentary. I grew up listening to KFI640 Los Angeles every morning. I don’t begrudge iheart for slipping in a couple of ads here and there, but you step right over THE PROGRAM ITSELF! Your ads should step on top of their ads, not the program. I want the whole news, not just the commentary. That’s what I chose, and it infuriates me when you cut the program off for a crappy 7-11 add, for which I will NEVER set foot in as my blood pressure rises, every time I see the sign and am reminded it’s going to INTERRUPT the program I am listening to in the morning. Iheart could program the timing of their ads better than this.
Subscription is too expensive
by StotkaGirls on 2018/10/06 03:55
Almost but not quite 5🌟, would have kept my monthly subscription but it’s way too costly. For just radio I thought, but considering it’s only $15 or so it’s not that bad. It would be great for a disc jockey (DJ) or a wedding event you can actually set up your own play lists so it can just continue playing continuously. Unless you feel the need to have the DJ interact with you like your in a pub or event to interact with the crowd. I’m sure that if you had issues to where you didn’t have a DJ show up for work then this would work for most small town or small scale clubs that’s holding only 50/75 people or so. I will say that most of the time I am able to find just about anything I want to listen when I had the subscription. And I didn’t have to listen to commercials. It’s really nice cause if you are a big music fan who buys a lot of tracks per month then I would just personally purchase a subscription to the iHeartRadio app. It’s just that cool. But being that I don’t buy that much music and I just couldn’t see spending that kind of money per month.
Good App (Usually...)
by Rosemaryadventure23 on 2018/01/05 02:52
Edit: It seems like all of the other problems I list below are gone now, due to the fact that I can’t get the app to play ANY music now. None of my stations work, they all constantly have a loading symbol, and where the artist’s other songs/info are, it says, “Artist Profile is not available at this time”. The app is completely useless to me at this point because it doesn’t do anything, and this started today only a few hours ago. This can’t be a phone problem because I have the latest iOS on a brand new iPhone 8. I’m hoping this will be fixed soon. I've used this app for a few years, and I've discovered many new artists and songs through this app. However, I've been experiencing a few problems lately. My biggest problem is that sometimes the app will refresh in the middle of a song, and not just pause it, but get rid of the song completely. I'm not sure if I can fix this in my phone settings or if it's an app issue, but this has never happened before. Another issue is that some ads with sound play at the same time as a song, which is obviously annoying. Overall, it is a good app and does what it promises, but with a few bugs.
Radio is still king
by DisneyLouisiana on 2019/01/23 05:59
I love radio and I mean real radio. IHeartRadio definitely fills my plate with what I love. I traveled for work and found great stations and shows that I continue listening to. It’s great to tune into a station from home when I’m hundreds of miles away and listening to what’s going on in my local area. They also have great streaming stations and the “Mixtape” is awesome. I didn’t give it five stars because after years with stock radios my wife got me a JVC stereo for my truck which had this awesome iHeartRadio feature. After multiple tries of connecting I went to the iHeartRadio support and the feature is no longer supported by iHeartRadio. I know I can just listen to it through usb or Bluetooth but I was looking forward to this feature on my new radio. Now I noticed that they have IHeartRadio “Auto” app. So now I have to have two apps ?? I actually pay for this one and I’m thinking of stopping because it’s a little frustrating.
It’s all about the money
by Chief Colorado on 2019/09/15 10:58
I really thought I’d struck gold when i-heart radio was commercial free without a fee. Then it happened, they now charge for commercial free and the free station is littered with commercials that are louder and obnoxious in between the music I love to listen to each day. It’s sad it’s about the money and nothing is sacred anymore without a profit motive. The commercials can’t be manually jumped over and they are louder than the volume of the music. They interfere with atmosphere of the songs being played. I manually reduced the volume so I don’t have to listen to the drivel of each commercial played. Then they put you through a torturous video commercial at startup before you get to listen to your favorite music. Honestly, I can’t even remember one of their commercial sponsors except for the monotone , “Cars for kids “ that I muted until it goes over. We are so mercifully pelted with commercials these days that I don’t honestly remember any commercial I hear. If I’m going to by something, I use a search engine to find what I’m in need of and not brainwashed into buying something from an obnoxious repetitive commercial. If anything, I’m repelled by the commercials and boycott their products. Thank you for the opportunity to vent my displeasure with today’s technology held hostage by advertising ad-nauseum. Yuck!
Great but one issue...
by Reviewer errrrr on 2019/06/04 00:46
I am completely loving this app. Features that I love is that it plays in the background of any other app. This is the best especially when using Waze in the car. I can still get the verbal directions from waze and the volume of iHeartRadio goes lower but doesn’t shut off! Also, when I close the app mid podcast, the podcast restarts automatically upon returning to the app. This also continues playing when minimized and when the phone is locked. The only feature that I would love to see change is the order in which the podcasts play. Instead of going up the list, example #4 to #5, the podcasts will play going down the list from #5 to #4. This means that you have to physically go into the app and click on the next podcast on the list. This is something that I hate doing, particularly when driving as it’s dangerous! I would love for iHeartRadio to fix this issue so that I can play a podcast list, and let it run up the list without needing to reopen the app and physically tap the next on the list. Besides this issue, I love this app for podcasts!
WOW
by Darbie+doo on 2019/04/27 05:00
I first got a iHeartRadio as a free app when I first got my mobile device. It was free it was fun and the music was good because I could listen to it anywhere. That was about three years ago, now so much of the free things have been replaced by paid services that if I want to change anything that I had set up three years ago I can’t do it unless I pay them their fees to change anything on my accounts. You really have to love progress. On top of that because my mobile device is constantly logged on it doesn’t recognize the passwords I set up before they changed their site so now when I go to login online to try and change things it doesn’t recognize me. It’s a blast trying to reset my passwords and prove I’m not a freaking robot, great job iHeartRadio. I think it’s pretty funny that I have to prove I’m not a robot to reset my password but they can send automated email responses to folks. I’ve had these kind of problems before and they’ll send a generated email that says hey look up these corresponding posts on the forums to see if they match your problems. It’s all fun and games until the autistic guy wants to talk to a person then everybody hides behind a computer screen, if you find this funny awesome, if you don’t, fix it. It’s just one guys opinion.
Super inconsistent
by DigitalDCH on 2019/07/07 11:27
I use this app because it gives me access to older podcasts than apple’s podcast app does, but this app is absolutely infuriating! Sometimes the controls will be available from the home screen or the control center, but not always. Sometimes the controls have play/pause, skip forward 30s and skip backward 15s, but sometimes it’s play/pause, skip forward 30s and 3 bars that allow you to skip to the next/last podcast and maybe remove it from your list of favorites (can’t remember the last feature). The fact that the app isn’t always recognized as playing means that I can’t use my headphone shortcuts to play/pause like I normally do, and have to go in to open the app if I want to pause, which is super inconvenient when someone comes in to talk to you but you’re listening to a podcast and have to dig around to finally make the app pause and by that point you’ve either missed an indeterminate amount of podcast or you’ve missed half of what the person was saying to you. Overall this seems like something that an app developer whose primary focus is audio should be really on top of, and it is pretty poor development not to have this figured out in my opinion.
To download or Not to d/l ?
by cbry1188 on 2018/05/23 19:58
I was going to dl the iheartradio Free app & thought I would check out the reviews before doing so. I was quite intrigued by the various array of issues that people pointed out, so I kept reading... first few reviews, I saw the response to the Reviewer’s issues by iheartradio was that they wanted to resolve whatever issues they were having & to please contact (email) them, so they can further address the problem(s). I thought, “Wow, they really do want to make sure that the problem is resolved for that person & seem to be taking that extra step in doing so.” Then I kept reading....I would have to say that each & every review that I read, the response was always the same , “pls contact (email) us, so that we can look into this issue and help you resolve it. “ Then I realized, why wouldn’t they address the issue or at least write down a foot note to the review,addressing the outcome & HOW it was corrected!!! I decided NOT to dl the app at this time bc I’m not if all the issues written about were ADDRESSED & CORRECTED ?? It’s great that you guys address the concerns and ask people to contact you for help -but how about letting the rest of us reading the reviews know how things turned out? Were the issues corrected & MORE IMPORTANTLY, How??
Tricked into automatically enrolling.
by Buckeye chris on 2018/09/15 16:05
I’ll start by saying I love the IHeartRadio app. I’ve been using it for almost 10 years now. It’s great because I travel for work and when in my truck in areas where there’s no local stations I can still have music. Plus I love all the podcasts. For instance I listen to the Alan Cox show that’s airs in Cleveland Ohio. They have all the shows from the past year so even if I miss a day or two I can go back and listen. However yesterday when I opened the app I had a popup window asking me to subscribe to a monthly trial. I tried to close the window and it automatically enrolled me in monthly subscriptions. I’m amazed apps can even get away with this. You basically tricked me into getting the subscription. You took advantage of the in-app purchase and since I have touch ID enabled there’s no way to avoid it. Judging by the reviews and the post on the Apple forums this is happening to a lot of people. I was able to contact Apple and let them know what was going on and have the charges blocked. I shouldn’t have had to go through this process at all. I feel bad for all the people that aren’t going to realize it happened and be billed. If this happens again I will delete this app.
American Top 40 with Casey Kasem!
by wxntrafficfan on 2018/08/14 18:38
Back when I had my car, I was paying $30/month for Sirius XM expressly for the purpose of listening to one Casey Kasem show each week. Someone on Facebook had suggested that I login to iHeartRadio and simply search “Casey Kasem”, and I found a channel that streams just American Top 40 shows from the 70s and 80s 24/7! Being only 25, I was never able to listen to his shows live, and Casey had passed just as I started getting into his shows in 2014. I had previously only kept iHeartRadio on my iPhone and iPad to be able to stream a station out of Grand Rapids, Michigan in November and December each year when they switch to Christmas music. Needless to say, I stream American Top 40 through iHeartRadio at least 1-2 hours a day, and often listen to it for extended periods while at work. Thank you iHeartRadio for making it possible for me to listen to an icon I didn’t get to know until it was too late.
A lot of Positive-A lot of negative
by GKDimples on 2019/12/02 21:12
Couldn’t be happier with content and stations. On the flip side, it will play the same ad over and over (consecutively) while there is a station break. Also, horrible experience with local employee. Two local stations, only, were not playing. I called in to local office and receptionist who you see to claim prizes answered and was horrific. Insisted it was not their office and problem was on my end and hung up. I called corporate who gave excellent customer service said the 2 stations I inquired about were in fact down. I called back the local station, to let her know what corporate said in case other people called in and she literally called me a liar. Hung up on me. I tried calling back numerous times and she literally would not say anything and would pick up phone and slam it down, during regular business hrs. Called corporate back in hopes my conversation with local was recorded. They were extremely friendly, and promised to address with mgmt but I never received a follow-up to their investigation, as requested.
Way too easy to accidentally subscribe
by brappleye3 on 2018/10/15 16:44
I haven't minded the iHeartRadio app and service and it generally works very well and it’s easy to use. However... I was listening to the radio while riding my bike recently, and pulled my phone out to change the station I was listening to, and somehow managed to accidentally subscribe to the “Plus” service while attempting to lock my phone after. Sorry, it shouldn’t be this easy to subscribe to your paid services, or if it is, it needs to be easier to reverse it immediately so I don’t have to live with a subscription/charges I don’t care to have. I didn’t bother to call Apple to have the charge removed since it seemed like a hassle hardly worth $6. I was able to discontinue the subscription in my Apple account so I won’t get recurring charges. It’s just frustrating that I managed to buy something I didn’t intend to. It should require a few steps to get to the purchase, especially for a recurring subscription! If it manages to happen again, you can bet I will stop using this app and find a different way to stream the stations I listen to.
Podcast playback could be better
by Arrowhead Chief on 2020/04/15 13:55
I recently jumped from apple’s podcast system to this to hear my favorite radio podcast John and Ken because iHeart stopped having the Friday show on the Apple podcast stream. A move to get you to the iHeart app. Well I’m here and the podcast features are not that robust. The per episode playback order always goes newest to oldest and you can’t turn it the other way around. For catching up you have to remember that or you end up hearing the show out of order which is annoying if you just let the run to the next episode. No sleep timer available which helps you not run into other shows if you fall asleep listening. I got through eight episodes that way in one night. The skip features could be better and should be configurable. Get the settings better and I’ll rate you higher. Radio play of live content is great. Sound is clear.
Glitchy and individual dj sets DO NOT receive compensation from IHeartRadio
by agitated eggplant on 2020/07/13 17:26
I love being able to listen to my favorite morning radio show, but this app makes it quite difficult. It’s constantly crashing for no reason. If I close the app it will stop playing and when I go back to the app it restarts the whole thing and then I have to search for my show again and scroll down to find the episode I was in the middle of streaming. I know the app works “better” if you pay for it but that’s not how apps should work. You shouldn’t make a glitchy app to force people into paying for basic quality. Also! The radio show I listen to has been VERY vocal about not receiving any kickback from the profits of this app. I know for a fact that the producer of the show I listen to puts a lot of time and effort into uploading the podcasted version of the show, including the separate break segments. They should be receiving compensation, because thousands of people definitely listen to the podcasted version, and it should reflect on their ratings and listener count. Shame on you IHeart Media.
The app slows everything down and even stops internet connection
by Jesuslovesme4ever on 2018/09/18 08:09
I wanted to like IHeart Radio but every time, I download the app (which I have downloaded and re downloaded multiple times), it significantly slows my internet connection or even stops it. It also takes forever to load one song on the app and much can't be done on the app when a song is buffering. I even tried closing apps and deleting one or two apps and the app still slows everything down- a lot or even stops apps and the internet all together. Every time, I download the app, the internet stops working and as soon as I delete the app, everything on my phone works normally and fast again. I like that there is a decent selection to choose from (although it seems like Apple Music and Google Play have more variety in music) and the radio station selection is awesome. This app would be great if only the app didn't slow things down. I really wish this app worked. If only it were fast and didn't halt internet connection. I've never had these problems with any other music streaming app.
I really do like this app but it could be better with minor fixes
by #1 Steve #1 on 2020/07/11 15:33
I listen to this app all the time and I love the concept but there are minor things that should be done to make it better. I love the podcasts but It does not seem to be fully compatible with I phone. The 11 pro is the first I phone I’ve ever had and I heart restarts or shuts off and won’t start replaying if I make or receive a call. I have to go into the app and start it back up. I’m disappointed with the selection of songs by some popular artists. Rammstein is very well known and played on I heart stations across the country. I am subscribed to the plus feature that you pay to be able to listen to full albums or save songs to play in your own playlist. They have 2 Rammstein albums neither of which include their popular songs. They have tons of crap bands and music no one listens to but lacking in music that is classic. There is no other way to make suggestions than write a review or I would’ve just contacted someone there with my feedback.
iHeart Radio App for iPhone 7
by HnTresS on 2019/03/08 22:52
I have been listening to the music on this app for over a week now and I can't enough of it. They made it easy to navigate with great features. It works for me and I haven't experienced any problems as of yet. I think that this app is awesome and I usually don't write many reviews on things unless it's worth my time. Besides there is an app for everything now a days to sit there and rate them all when you download or use them would take a while, at least in my case. I recommend iHeart Radio for those of you who love music without tons of commercial breaks. Thanks iHeart Radio and keep up the good work. So far you have a really great thing going for you and I hope that it doesn't change to much over time with a bunch of pointless improvements or updates that aren't necessary to the users or listeners.
Terrible podcasting app
by Jet_BlackRJT on 2020/03/11 19:40
I don’t use this app for music at all, so I cannot speak to how well that works. The podcast streaming though, I use it often and wish I didn't have to. If there was another source I could use to listen to the podcasts they have I’d use it. It doesn’t remember your place when paused for more than a few seconds, leaving you to try to find where you were constantly. And I understand the need for commercials, but dear god... one before the podcast even starts and then again inserted in the audio before the podcast. And did I mention that it losses your place all the time leading you to find your place again? Cause you have to suffer through commercials again too. Aside from how awful the commercials are, I have to hear them over and over again. Jesus, get this crap straight. I’m not on some ancient phone without enough memory, or leaving too many apps in memory. This thing can be running all on its own and behave this way. What a joke. 2 stars for having an app that launches and plays my podcast, so long as I don’t pause it.
App on repeat
by KyngEclipse on 2019/03/30 19:50
I do enjoy using the app every morning to get my daily dose of radio. However, lately it’s like the app has been on repeat. I know there’s a delay from the live radio broadcast, but why are the conversations starting over. In the middle of the conversations it goes silent for a few seconds and then the conversations start over from a certain point and it does this repeatedly for about 15-20 minutes. Sometimes it corrects itself but today it’s really gotten out of hand, I’ve missed over half of the live content because the first 30 seconds have been on constant repeat. It’s becoming annoying and makes me want to look towards other internet radio providers because it’s becoming too much to deal with now. *Update* Decided to come back and drop the rating due to the “help” that was offered from the developers. Why am I being asked for so much info that they should already have and also be asked to do this and that repeatedly when I already told the support team what was done to try and correct the issue. Dealing with support for this past week has been no help at all.
Unable to download podcasts for the last week
by 837394Hal on 2019/02/03 23:38
I love the app and I never leave a review on things. I’m reporting an issue. It was a little over a week ago. An update was sent out. Now I’m not able to download any podcasts. I’m forced to stream them only. It just keeps popping up with the message “unable to download” it repeatedly pops up ever couple seconds. I’ve checked to ensure I have given the app proper permissions. Please fix this issue. I get that I can’t download music or other things. Since I’m not a paying sub. As a free user I can only download podcasts. Which is good for me. I’ve always downloaded the Elvis Duran and the morning show. Along with three other Elvis Duran related shows. We really need the issue fixed, because it’s making me go over my data. I just got a text about being close to my 22.5 gig limit. I checked to see what is using my data. IHeartRadio has used 7 gigs in the last week. That’s because it’s fully loading the episode every single time I open up to listen. I will be forced to not use the app if this isn’t fixed. I will find something different. Love you all so please!!
Preffered over Pandora
by Moe The Messenger on 2017/12/23 11:48
I have used this app for about 3 years was pleased with the free version. I’ve seen it updated & pay for it to open up a few more features to find songs, some I can & some I can’t, but I pay the $5.99/month to repeat a single song once & some very limited song searching. I believed this app is good because I can mix genres of music & it’s intuitive enough to know when I need my gospel/Christian playlist vs. the other artists/songs that I’ve like in the past. It also offers suggestions & it doesn’t appear to be so commercialized, I repeat NOT a commercial distribution list of who you are forced to like. Some of my local/Independent artists have songs that I’m able to find. I’m thankful for that. I’m not an iTunes type of person. I hate I lost ALL of my music after switching from an iPhone 4 to iPhone 6s. It made my day to hear my own music that aren’t published on iTunes, so I’m glad to at least be able to search for the ones that I once had on here.
No respect, app is OK
by jeremy1069 on 2019/12/31 17:49
App is great but they have no respect for their listeners as far as radio stations go. None. Stations change format in the middle of the night, when listeners ask “Why” on Facebook or Twitter they’re deleted instantly. That’s how much respect iHeartradio has for their listeners. Zero. The radio stations get more generic and boring every year. The amount of time they spend playing commercials promoting this app could be literally used for something else more useful (Like real commercials that make real money or maybe a weather forecast) Beyond the bad radio stations, the app is pretty decent. Been using it since it came out around 2008 or so. Some of the other stations on this app are OK. Music streaming is nothing special. It has grown into a pretty decent Podcast platform in the last couple of years. There’s plenty to listen to. I do not believe they are “#1 for Podcasts” as they say on the radio over and over but I do believe they have a lot of them, which for people who listen to Podcasts (I rarely do) is a good thing.
What happened?
by Krdurb on 2020/03/09 16:04
I am split down the middle on my rating. I have been using iHeartRadio app for years and it has been one of my most used apps(Rovers Morning Glory brought me here) and I never rarely had issues before. In fact, I would have probably given it 5 stars before. My favorite thing about this app was that it would pause where I left off on a podcast and I could resume it as soon as I opened the app again. This was very convenient. But now, since I had deleted the app and reinstalled it recently, it doesn’t do that anymore. I guess I re-downloaded the updated version? If I have the podcast going, and, say I watch a video on Facebook real quick, when I return back to what I was listening to on the iHeartRadio app, it starts the show completely over, and I’m stuck fast forwarding back through a 3 hour podcast to try and find where I was. It is really annoying and getting to the point where I really don’t even want to bother with the app any longer.
Dupped
by HaloFan239 on 2019/06/04 09:19
The app was great a few years ago and is fun on the desktop service since I last used it. I was itching for more radio recently and decided to open up the app. As soon as I did I was prompted with a subscription payment from iHeartRadio. They wanted me to verify that I wanted to try their trial subscription. I barely had enough time to look at what was going on before I accidentally rested my finger on my scanner and the subscription was accepted. I was lucky to be able to reverse it, however if I want that free trial now I have to use it immediately or not at all. This is ridiculous. I should not be immediately prompted with a payment upon opening an app that I haven’t used in months. Is downright disrespectful and near predatory. There was also no warning. No pop up to show me that I was going to make a purchase, no redirection. Immediately loading into the app I was forced into a transaction. From what I’ve read of similar reviews this isn’t uncommon. The lack of respect I was shown is disgusting to me. Please be wary of this. I will try out this app some more but this is a really bad way to start off.
I love the content, but not the updates
by Sammich12 on 2017/12/17 22:34
I first got iHeartRadio on my old ipod on ios6 and I loved it. They had a setting where I could explore music or listen to mostly the same stuff. They did away with that and I miss it. Since then they’ve made the sleep timer harder to access, and everytime I open the app I’m baraged with an ad to try to upgrade to a paid version. I don’ mind seeing that maybe once a week, but I’m using other apps more because I get this annoying self add every time I open the app. It’s also harder to find the most recent radio stations I listen to. It keeps getting harder and harder with the new updates. Lastly, I love the play on start-up feature, but lately it doesn’t work (even when turned on in the settings) probably because of the ad I have to close out of. I’ve dug out my old ipod and I now mostly listen to iHeartRadio from that with whatever version ios6 can handle
Good but could be better
by RyanDred on 2017/11/16 01:15
Honestly, this app is better than pandora. However, my main two issues with it are the dislike feature and the song selections when you choose a specific band or artist. 1. Dislike feature: The problem with it is that if you click the dislike button on a song, that same song will keep coming back later until you’ve disliked it 3-4 times. Then after about a month it’ll come back again 2. Band/artist song selection: My major issues with this feature is that when you choose a band you want to listen to, the app will play almost anything but that band/artist. For example, if you choose fallout boy the app will play a fallout boy song once in every ten songs or so. Therefore what is the point in being able to select an artist. Now I’m not saying I don’t want to hear things outside of the band/artist I have chosen, however, it would be nice to hear the chosen band/artist at least every other song or so.
Love/Annoyed
by ella rob on 2020/02/10 04:55
I love iHeartRadio 99.9 KSAB the best tejano music choices especially those who live on boarders of Texas because all you hear is music from Mexico (for those who like that music is great ) although born and raise with tejano/conjunto prefer 99.9 KSAB station I can have your station on all day and all night but....I never hear any stories from our Texas musicians from our original State “Texas” all I hear is other musicians from other states or countries on how they started there music which I hardly hear their kind of music on your station and I get annoyed when the same story is on night after night so if you read this and knowing I am a big fan of iHeartRadio 99.9 from Robstown Texas please get this message to the station I want to hear how Intocable or Little Joe or Elida Reyna and so on and so on started as musicians ...supporting our local and getting to know our famous musicians that are rocking the USA as we speak ...thank you
In A World Where Danger Is Everywhere...
by Pastorlarry on 2018/11/07 19:10
I was a subscriber to a popular satellite radio company who shall remain nameless. 🤔🤷‍♂️😂 Well, I found myself in between jobs and needing to find a way to stay caught up on what was going on in the worlds of sports, current world events, and the like. I had downloaded the iHeart Radio iPhone application a few years ago, but I never used it. Actually, I had forgotten about it due to the metal plate in my head negatively reacting to the use of my microwave when preparing my burritos. (My bowels would release and I would forget who I was for about an hour or so.) Anyway, I decided to utilize the application so as to experiment with and experience the full effects of the frequently promoted pleasure of said application. I must say that I was quite amazed at the vast and diverse selections at my fingertips! I am very thankful for the opportunity to listen to my favourite programs! I give this application 4 stars due to the excellence in which they approach this stubborn, never say die medium known as ”Radio.” Download it now and find out what you are missing! Also, if you too have a metal plate in your head, your reception will increase by at least 80%! iHeart radio and unlimited data...it is like heaven on earth, it is like Ireland without the pipe bombs. It is 🎯💯 GOLD!
Used to work better
by OriginalDino on 2017/11/28 19:57
Before the last update, iHeartRadio would resume the last station I was listening to when it connected with my car’s bluetooth. After the previous update, I started having to hit the channel down button on my steering wheel to get it to start playing. Fine, whatever. But since the last update even that no longer works; I have to open the app and manually tap the specific station I want. Every. Single. Time. Also, since the last update, every time I start the station, I get a 30-second video ad. Uh, a VIDEO ad, on iHeart RADIO? Seems a bit self-defeating, especially since many of the video ads have no audio indication of what they are advertising. So I’ve just learned to turn the audio down to zero when first starting, until the word ADVERTISEMENT goes away from my radio display. I tried iHeartAuto once, thinking to would be better suited to what I wanted, but that app was completely hopeless.
I do love the radio options
by Cherie Fairy on 2018/08/09 06:06
Although there are a few things I feel that could be better. I feel like skipping songs shouldn’t be an exclusive thing only paid membership people can do an unlimited amount of times, cause on the radio station that is titled my name’s favorites, a lot of stuff is mixed in there that I don’t actually listen to. And also, despite giving them the thumbs down, they reappear again. What’s the point of giving that song a thumbs down if it’s just going to show up again? I know I’m nitpicky, but these are things I feel that could make the experience better for the users that can not afford a membership or a subscription. Cause right now I cannot work and I wanna listen to music how I want to...and that’s skipping over stuff I don’t like to get to what I do like.
Don’t waste your money
by Lilmama88888888 on 2018/02/06 14:59
This app isn’t even worth downloading the free version, definitely don’t throw your money away for the paid version. 30% of the time I can’t get anything to load on here. When I actually can get it to work, it takes about 3 minutes to load. It rarely remembers where I left off on the podcasts. For example, right now, when it started up, after 3 minutes of waiting, it started playing a podcast I had already listened to. I kept trying to go to the Podcast I had already listened to about half of. The circle around the play button would go around and around for about 4 minutes and then it would go back to the previous podcast. After about 8 tried and wasting 20 minutes, it finally played the one I wanted, but started back over at the beginning, I had to spend another 5 minutes figuring out where I left off. There are so many other places to listen to music and podcasts, go elsewhere, unless you like constantly wasting 20 minutes of your day waiting for things to load.
Fantastic Music
by MillionsLost on 2019/04/17 01:30
I have used iHeart Radio for about 3 years. I never have a problem finding the music I am interested in. The selection of live radio stations and genres is fabulous. I have lived in three different Countries besides the U.S. and it is fun to be able to find a “local station” from where I used to reside. iHeart makes it possible for me to stay current with the artists from these small Countries. This past weekend I went on a road trip through mountains. There were many places that Wi-Fi and even LTE were not available. iHeart radio continued playing through many of these places. Even when the radio stations on my radio weren’t playing. It really did make the trip better, having my favorite music along for the drive! Thanks iHeart!
Used to be great.
by Poloar caps on 2019/11/13 19:36
I’ve been having problems with the app as of recently. Radio stations work great but when listening to podcast, that’s where the problems start. First the playback order, I prefer to listen from old to newer ones just in case of two part episodes. Second after each episode I have to reopen the app to play the next episode since the app shuts down after ending an episode. And last the ads, it’s understandable why ads are needed but when you hear the same 30 second ad for 3 minutes straight and then again for another 1 or 2 when another episode starts. It gets really annoying. I have contacted them and got the general response of thanks for bringing it to their attention. This has been going on for almost 2 months. So now I’m stuck listening to out of order stories not understanding what is going on. Also the discontinuation of the watch app. It was better than using the native play to control the stations being played.
Lousy App with Inconsistent Content
by ChiTownDave on 2019/06/04 20:07
They keep making this app worse! Now the app has to be restarted nearly every time I stop pause a channel. I can't help but wonder if they release updates as frequently as they do so that their app has more stars than it should. How about adding an option to nag screen of "Never" and making the default start screen "My Stations." Even trying to launch from the widget does not work as the app keeps forgetting my recent stations. I'd give it ZERO stars if I could. They took a buggy app that crashes, and introduced startup/channel change advertisements that delay getting to the program. It seems like every update makes this app perform worse. The newest version of app will just stop playing at the top and top and/or bottom of the hour. Further, the app once again fails to resume following a phone call. The widget also fails to play the station. Further, the app keeps forgetting recently played stations! More important is that channels like WLS are running commercials when the show has resumed for over-the-air listeners (that's assuming the stream is working at all). Further, app stops playing content for no apparent reason even while connected to WiFi. When tested against iheartradio on the computer (using same connection) the stream is playing on the computer, so the problem is with the app. Luckily, the content I enjoy is not limited to Clear Channel stations. Clear Channel should hire competent developers.
So many new problem
by Clarence kidney420 on 2018/10/06 19:23
Since the last update the app has been going crazy I pay monthly every month and it switches songs in the middle of listening to a song volume goes up and down like crazy and you can never find a number to talk to a person it makes me not want to pay with card monthly fee tried the free one does the same thing I would’ve given five stars but the new update messed it all up. They just keep saying it’s going to be fixed by their developers but they are not fixing it it has been almost 2 months paying $15 a month and they still have not even change thing and the only thing that they said was that they were working on it it’s all bull they don’t care about the people paying money the only way to get in touch with them is by email don’t waste your money they are as stupid as most people are these days horrible customer service maybe if they fix my radio station correctly I will give them a better review to be continued ?
Ridiculous amount of commercials...what a joke!
by Aposaki on 2020/01/14 16:29
So I had tried out iHeartRadio a few years ago when I was feeling nostalgic for my old Cleveland market radio stations. The trial was short lived, as the first time I booted up the app, it played several commercials before even playing a song. I saw where this was headed and immediately uninstalled the app. Today, feeling nostalgic again and with several years having passed, I figured hey, time to see if things have changed and give it another try! What a mistake. This time, I got ONE whole song, before it immediately proceeded to play five commercials in a row. I didn’t wait to see if it was going to play even more before it got back to the music. The commercials were not exactly short, either! So here I am, reinstalling the app and immediately uninstalling it, just like before. Guess things haven’t changed. I’m glad some people seem to get something out of it. I’ve gotten one song and about 10 commercials...what an amazing app!
App Issue
by Fjohn52 on 2019/02/28 14:31
For the third time, the app has gotten me to sign up for the $5.99 monthly version when I didn’t intend to. This didn’t happen ever until a couple of months ago. I pick up the phone to turn in the app and it asks for my thumbprint. Odd, but I do it. Then it says thanks for for subscription. There is no easy way to correct the mistake. It will let you cancel, but the charge isn’t reversed and I am stuck with it for a month. The first time, I spent a long time on the phone and email with Apple and PayPal. I eventually got the money reversed. The second time, I kicked myself for not having recognized it was happening again and I just canceled it and sucked up the $5.99 that I had to pay for a month of service I didn’t ask work. It happened again today and I am super frustrated. There must be something in this version of the app that is causing this because it never happened before. One had to go through a couple of steps to subscribe to the extra cost service.
Ghosts Playing With My Phone??
by Tmama711 on 2017/10/28 11:57
I use this app every single day to listen to my local radio station morning show. I’ve never had an issue, always runs really smoothly, except for an occasional “dead air” or skip in the middle of a song. I don’t use it for much more, not even rating songs. Here’s my problem... I turn it off when I’m ready to walk out the door to go to work, and it randomly starts playing again. The app is completely turned off and closed. This happens several times a day. Even while I’m at work. I ended up deleting the app and reinstalled it hoping that would fix the problem. It didn’t. So I deleted it again to ensure that I wouldn’t be humiliated at work again by the random music playing from my purse. I download the app again because like I said, I listen to Elvis every single day but this is getting seriously old and annoying.
Best app ever
by qweffhvf on 2019/05/31 20:52
I see a lot of reviews that aren’t positive about this app, yet I say there is no problems! Yes I know that there’s a lot of things you have to pay for, but there’s a lot of things you don’t. Like all my favorite channels, radio stations, and podcasts are free. I recommend this app for anybody Who likes listening to music. Also I was looking at my account and it gives me notifications whenever there’s a new song posted by One of my favorite artists and new podcast channels. I really like this app, and it kind of makes me feel weird that people are saying that it is a bad app. I mean how many apps give you a lot of free music? Not very many. Before I got this app I had to pay for all music, but now I get all my favorite stuff for free. #BestAppEver!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Too many repetitive commercials for radi
by Hagarpun on 2018/07/05 12:07
I like the app. I use the app for listening to my favorite radio station, WTKS 104.1. It can be glitchy at times, but I think it may have to do with cellular issues. The reason why I’m giving it 2 stars is because at every commercial break, it plays the same commercials over and over and over. I know the commercials played are a way to generate income for the app but it’s ridiculous how many times these same commercials are played. I personally will not ever buy any product or service from any company advertising on real radio because it’s sickening listening to them over and over. The funny thing is is that a lot of other listeners will complain about the app for this reason, on the air. Now, if I could pay the subscription to get more local commercials, I would pay for it not to hear the same commercials over and over and over. Are you listening iHeart radio?
So many songs I never wanted to hear
by LusitaniaAngel313 on 2017/12/20 09:10
So the only reason why I’m not ranking this 5 stars is my own favorites station. Before I had a pretty finite selection and I was cool with that! Now I’m flooded by songs I don’t really care for and it seems if I thumb them down, they return days later (example being Uptown Funk which I completely despise)! While yes the station will play some of the songs I do care for, once they switch to what they THINK I like, good luck getting my songs to play again. Also it annoys me when the same station flat out quits and won’t play anything! Like it ran out of content! Now I will admit this station has pulled some interesting surprises like pulling Jump by Rihanna to the station which made me happy as can be. I still listen wholeheartedly because where else can I blast CENTURIES into my ears? ;)
Podcast Problems
by Sad/Angry @ Bump on 2020/03/13 03:46
This app is fine for listening to the radio but the podcasts are totally inferior to other podcasting apps. The ridiculous advertising of it being the #1 app for podcasting is infuriating. #1 because they force you to use their app for the content they offer. If you could listen to their podcasts on a different app plenty of people would. The most frustrating problem is that it frequently cannot remember where you left off. This is totally unacceptable for a podcast app. I absolutely miss when I could listen to my podcasts using the Podcast app on my iPhone - a drastically better product. I just went to use it again and it told me I was selected for a survey which I was looking forward to filling out. Of course clicking on it just took me to a website that said the survey was closed. That about sums up the quality of what this company is putting out (and then advertising is fantastic).
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