Posted by Joe Rossignol
With the latest expansion of this integration, Alexa now natively supports Apple Podcasts on Amazon Echo devices and Amazon Fire TV in more than 40 countries.
Apple Podcasts for Alexa is now available in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, According to Apple support document updated today in Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UK and US.
This integration allows you to ask Alexa to play podcasts from the Apple Podcasts app. You can link your Apple ID in the Alexa app to sync playback between your Apple devices and supported Alexa devices. For example, you can start listening to a podcast episode through the Apple Podcasts app on CarPlay during your commute and continue listening through your Echo speaker at home by asking Alexa to resume the podcast.
Apple Podcasts can do this too. can be set as your preferred podcast platform in the Alexa app.
For more information about the integration between Alexa and Apple Podcasts, including how to set it up, read the Apple support document.
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