7 Best Podcast Apps For Pixel 3

If you have a favorite podcast or audio show that you like to listen to, you’ve probably been aware of how difficult it is to listen to them on Android without downloading a third-party app.

With so many different options available, it can be difficult to find a good one for you to use for all of your podcast needs. That’s why we’ve put together this list: to show you the best podcast apps on the market for your Pixel 3. This ultimately helps you “avoid” all of the fluff that’s out there.

Here are some of our favorite picks.

Google Podcasts

Google Podcasts is first up on our list, and it’s actually one of the best podcast apps for Pixel 3 that you can use today. Google Podcasts wasn’t around until recently, but they filled a big problem that many smartphone users saw with Android: the lack of a native podcast app to handle all of their favorite subscriptions and shows.

This one is a free download, and once you have it all setup, you will have instant access to an absolutely massive library of all sorts of content. You’ll be able to subscribe to your favorite podcasts and shows with Google Podcasts, and you’ll be able to do other things like search for audiobooks, radio, talk shows, and so much more.

We really like the seamlessness that Google Podcasts have — you can start listening to something on your Google Pixel 3, and then instantly pick up where you left off on the computer or another device.

Download it now: Google Play

Podcast Go

Podcast Go comes with a modern and sleek interface that makes it easy to discover and listen to your favorite podcasts. You can find and download podcasts whenever, but one of its mot unique features is that — if you have a Chromecast — you can “cast” your podcasts to the big screen or a dedicated speaker system.

There are a lot of neat features inside, such as being able to create a playlist for your podcasts, set a sleep timer, control the speed, and even export podcasts to an SD card.

Download it now: Google Play


Stitcher is one of the more well-known applications for listening to podcasts. Download it on your smartphone, create an account, and you’re ready to start discovering and listening to podcasts. This one actually has a newer, updated interface so that podcasts are easier to discover.

You can do all of your average podcast needs with Stitcher — you can create and personalize a podcast feed, download podcasts for offline viewing, and our favorite of all — listen to podcasts, ad-free. With over 260,000 podcasts available in Stitcher’s library, you’ll never get bored.

Download it now: Google Play

Podcast Player

Podcast Player is second up on our list, and is one of the better podcast apps on the market for discovering new podcasts, shows, and more. Podcast Player offers an excellent user interface and allows you to easily manage your podcasts, but on top of that, Podcast Player allows you to do other things, like search for audiobooks, radio, music, and so much more. It’s a no-frills podcast app, but it’s a gateway to tons of content.

Download it now: Google Play


Castbox is next up on our list, and is one of the most top rated podcast apps for Pixel 3. It actually has an absolutely massive library of podcasts that you can choose from — there are well over 50 million that you can subscribe to on Castbox. This one has an excellent user interface that’s easy to navigate through. It has a lot of features that you might expect out of a podcast app — for example, you can download podcasts for offline listening, use it for music playback, and more.

Download it now: Google Play

Podcast Addict

Podcast Addict comes in as next up. This is one of our favorites because it has an absolutely massive library — there are tens of thousands of podcasts that you can choose to subscribe and listen to. The neat thing about Podcast Addict is that it’s not exclusive to podcasts — you can use it for other types of content and platforms as well.

You can very easily use it for things like YouTube, Twitch, SoundCloud, and other services. Podcast Addict will work as a standalone audio player as well — you can use it for music playback, as well as any other audio files that you might have.

Download it now: Google Play

Pocket Casts

Pocket Casts might come in as last up on our list, but it’s one of the best podcast experiences on the Google Play Store right now. It will cost you $3.99 to download, but it is an experience that you won’t regret. One of the major “pros” to Pocket Casts is its absolutely beautiful user interface. It’s modern, intuitive, and easy to use. You can navigate through it and find all of your favorite podcasts with relative ease.

Besides its beautiful user experience, it has a lot of the typical podcast functions that you would expect our of a podcast app — offline listening, music playback, subscription options, favorites, and more.

Download it now: Google Play


As you can see, there are a lot of excellent podcast apps for Pixel 3 on the Google Play Store. If you’re looking for the best of the best, you really cannot go wrong with Google Podcasts. This is a beautiful, intuitive, and seamless podcast app that will equip you with the ability to easily and efficiently listen to your favorite podcasts and online episodes. If you’re not a big fan of Google products, Castbox and Pocket Casts is a great way to go.

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Brad Coleta

Brad Coleta is a passionate reporter for The Droid Guy, covering all aspects of mobile, gaming, software, apps, and services. He graduated from the University of Rochester in New York with a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. When he's not reporting, he's a huge fan of the New York Giants and Yankees. But what might surprise you is that he also enjoys reading Manga during his down time. Brad is a dedicated reporter, always looking to tell the stories of the tech world. Contact me at Email or LinkedIn

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