iHeartRadio App Review

Do you wish to listen to popular podcasts like the Joe Rogan Experience, Solve, The Ben Shapiro Show and many more for free?

iHeartRadio is a free streaming-radio app for Android, iOS and Windows devices. Once you download this app on your phone or tablet computer, you get access to more than 250,000 podcasts, a music recommender system, and an on-demand functionality that allows you to request content from your favorite creator.

When you tap open the app, you will be surprised to see the content placed in a strategic and organized manner. Unlike other radio streaming app, iHeartRadio does not annoy you with ads or contact forms all over the page. The user interface is clean, tidy and easy-to-use. What else do you want in a free radio streaming app?

About the Creator of iHeartRadio

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iHeartMedia, Inc is a for-profit organization based in New York, United States. Founded in the year 2008, this radio streaming app offers 850 local iHeartMedia radio stations across the United States. Although this app is tailor-made for those living in the United States, people from other countries can enjoy the free services as well. Moreover, iHeartRadio works in collaboration with other media companies like Cumulus Media, Cox Radio and Beasley Broadcast Group.

Key Features of the iHeartRadio App

1) Listen to all kinds of music for free: Whether you like old-school rock, pop, hip-hop, metal, techno, dubstep, iHeartRadio offers all kinds of music for free. You can also filter the search results as per your preference.

2) Customize the app as per your unique needs: A feature known as “Favourites Radio” lets you pick your favorite artist and create custom stations. No other radio app has this amazing feature. Secondly, you can also save your favorite stations to your custom library.

3) Listen to radio stations from other countries as well: No matter where in the world you are, you can listen to iHeartRadio without worrying about signing up. Just download and install the app on your phone and get started. You can also use the web version of this app without any issues.

What I Like About iHeartRadio App

With iHeartRadio, sometimes I wonder how do they even make money. Imagine listening to your favorite music or podcast for 2-3 hours straight not get hit by a single ad? The creators of iHeartRadio care about user experience. This also explains why the user-interface is so clean and tidy looking.  

What I Don’t Like About iHeartRadio App

It is really difficult to see any downsides to this app but like every other mobile app, iHeartRadio too has its pros and cons. One con that I can mention is that it uses too much data. The app uses even more data than it’s website version (played on Google Chrome). I have even tried reducing the bit rate, but I did not see any significant gains. I hope the development team of iHeartRadio figures out a solution.

My Recommendation

I recommend iHeartRadio app to anyone who loves listening to music or podcasts on their daily commute. Whether you drive to work or use public transport, you can surely make the most of this free entertainment resource.

Pricing

The iHeartRadio app is available for free. 

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