Podcast brings a lot of fun for many users as they can easily use Podcast to listen to music or get latest news and meaningful stories from audio materials directly on iPhone X/8 Plus/8/7 Plus/7/6s Plus/5S and etc. wherever and whenever they want. Thus, a mass of podcasts take up much storage space on iOS device and they need to transfer podcasts from iPhone to computer for backup.
However, you can't always depend on iTunes to do this job for iTunes only transfer purchased podcasts from iTunes to computer. What about the non-purchased podcasts? No worries, this article will show you how to transfer both of purchased and non-purchased podcasts from iPhone to computer (Mac/Windows PC).
Firstly, this part will show you the free way to move podcasts from iPhone to computer through iTunes. However, due to copyright issue, iTunes only supports to transfer purchased podcasts from iPhone/iPad to computer as mentioned above.
Steps to sync podcasts from iPhone to computer with iTunes:
Step 1. Launch iTunes on your computer. Please make sure that you are running the latest iTunes version on your computer to avoid unexpected iTunes errors. (If needed, you can learn how to fix iTunes errors or iPhone errors.)
Step 2. On iTunes, please click Account > Authorize This Computer. Then a pop up window will appear, just enter your Apple ID and password as prompted, then click Authorize option.
Step 3. Connect your iPhone to computer with a USB cable.
Step 4. Tap "Transfer Purchases" option on your iPhone screen if it pops up. If not, just turn to iTunes and click File > Devices > Transfer Purchases from "Device Name".
Step 5. Then you might select the purchased podcasts from your iPhone to transfer to computer.
On your iPhone, there should be some purchased as well as non-purchased podcasts that you want to transfer to computer. Since iTunes does not allow to transfer non-purchased podcasts for iPhone/iPad/iPod, you can rely on the professional third-party tool - Podcast Transfer for iOS.
With it, you can freely transfer both of purchased and non-purchased podcasts from iPhone to computer (Mac or Windows PC). And you can use it to easily manage, import, export other media files like videos, music, photos, TV shows, iTunes U, Audio books, playlists, etc. and personal data like contacts, messages and etc. It is fully compatible with iOS 11, iOS 10, iOS 9, iOS 8, iOS 7 like iPhone X/8 Plus/8/7 Plus/7/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5S/SE and etc., so please don't worry the compatibility.
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2 Steps to transfer purchased or non-purchased podcasts from iPhone to computer:
Step 1. Download, install and launch the Podcast Transfer for iOS on your computer, and connect your iPhone to computer with a USB cable. Thus the program will automatically detect your iPhone and your iPhone files.
Step 2. Click "Media" tab on the left and hit "Podcasts" tab on the top on the right panel. Preview and select the desired podcasts from the list, including the purchased and non-purchased ones. After selection, just click "Export to" and "Export to PC" button to transfer your iPhone podcasts to computer all at once.