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9 Comments

  1. observer1959
    December 24, 2012 @ 12:34 am

    Hello in Safari it appears the website has changed.  I CAN navigate to the “Podcast” window by going to Publications > Magazines > Podcasts, and choose the magazine and AAC format like in your video, but the page doesn’t update to show the URL.  There’s nothing below the Close button now.  Is this a problem with the website redesign?  I’m using an iPhone 5 running iOS 6.0.2.

  2. observer1959
    December 24, 2012 @ 1:08 am

    This will save some time.  If you have Downcast loaded and from your smartphone or tablet click on these URLs they will automatically open and subscribe in Downcast.

    WT Study
    http://www.jw.org/apps/index.xjp?option=sFFZRQVNZNT&rln=E&rmn=w&rfm=m4b

    Awake!
    http://www.jw.org/apps/index.xjp?option=sFFZRQVNZNT&rln=E&rmn=g&rfm=m4b

    WT Public
    http://www.jw.org/apps/index.xjp?option=sFFZRQVNZNT&rln=E&rmn=wp&rfm=m4b

  3. Steve
    December 3, 2015 @ 4:22 pm

    Hi, I’ve tried some other podcast apps but it doesn’t seem to work with AAC format. It simply doesn’t play. Will pocket cast play within the app?
    Thanks.

    4 Dec 2015

  4. AppChasers
    December 8, 2015 @ 11:05 am

    Hello. Have you tried the Downcast app? Or how about the free Podcasts App (purple one) that is preinstalled on your device by Apple?

  5. Steve
    December 9, 2015 @ 8:43 am

    Hi there, yes I’ve tried the purple podcast that comes pre installed. What it did was it redirected me to he jw.org website with the audio file.

    I’ve used Overcast – because it’s free. And it does not seem to work. I just want to make sure that Pocket Cast or Downcast definitely works (plays) before I make the purchase. Thanks!

  6. AppChasers
    December 9, 2015 @ 8:51 am

    Ok I have both and will check for you right now.

  7. AppChasers
    December 9, 2015 @ 9:03 am

    Ok I’ve checked and Downcast, Pocket Casts, and Castro all work with the Watchtower AAC podcast. None of them show artwork for each article (just the Watchtower icon). But Downcast is the only one of the group that lets you see an article list while playing a magazine, from which you can jump to a specific article.

  8. Steve
    December 10, 2015 @ 5:57 am

    Thanks!!! Yes it works! I got Downcast, the bookmarks that can skip to specific article is useful. thanks again brother.

  9. AppChasers
    December 10, 2015 @ 10:59 am

    Wonderful! I’m glad to hear it!

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