How to delete podcasts on an Apple Watch

If you have the Apple Podcasts app on your iPhone and your phone is paired with an Apple Watch, chances are you have those podcasts downloaded to your watch as well. This will obviously take up valuable storage space on your watch, so if you find that storage space running out fast, here’s how to delete podcasts on your Apple Watch.

Read more: What is a podcast? How to listen and more, explained


To delete podcasts on an Apple Watch, open the Watch app on your iPhone and select podcast. To remove all podcasts downloaded to your watch, touch Until next time in add episodes of and enable it. This will only make the current episode available. To remove a particular podcast show, go to the shows section, touch the podcast and select Remove Show.

How to delete podcasts on an Apple Watch

First start by opening the Watch app on your iPhone and navigate to podcast.

Apple Watch podcast app for iOS

If you want to remove all podcast shows from your Apple Watch, tap Until next time.

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Enable Until next time to the number of episodes you want to download of each show at once. The rest will be discarded. Once you have finished an episode, it will automatically be removed from your watch.

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On the other hand, if you want to remove only certain podcast shows, go back to the main Podcasts app screen and tap on the show you want to modify. Then specify how many episodes should be downloaded at once. The rest will be discarded. Alternatively, touch Remove Show to remove the entire podcast program from your watch.

iOS Apple Watch Podcasts App Podcast Settings

Unfortunately, you can’t choose specific episodes of a specific podcast show to remove from your watch. It is a specific number of recent episodes that are downloaded, or the entire show is destroyed.

Read more: How to Start a Podcast in iTunes

frequent questions

On Windows, you can subscribe to a podcast using desktop iTunes. However, in the macOS desktop Music app, there is no similar feature.

No, you cannot currently delete individual episodes. It is an entire series of podcasts or all the podcasts downloaded to your device. It is all or nothing.

If you use another podcast app, like Pocket Casts, you’ll need to check the app’s settings to see how to delete podcasts from Apple Watch. Some podcast apps don’t even have a Watch app, so you may not have downloaded podcasts to your watch.

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