Radioplayer: Discover UK Radio

Radioplayer: Discover UK Radio


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The official UK Radio app for phones and tablets, designed in partnership with the BBC, and now integrated with Android Wear. Recent updates have also included a brand new Car Mode, Sleep Timer, and slick new layouts for small and large screens. Quite simply, the best radio app in the world.

Scroll through radio recommended just for you, see what's local or trending, save your favourite stations and shows, and play them with one tap. If you have an Android Wear watch, you can browse your Favourites and Recommended stations from the app, or just play the radio in the background. You can check what's playing, and skip through your stations, with a tap of your watch.

All BBC services, and hundreds more great British radio stations, on your phone or tablet. Tune in to live streams of radio, or browse our on-demand programmes and podcasts, including hundreds of shows from the BBC iPlayer. BBC stations now play reliably again following their streaming change, with all sport commentary available to UK listeners.

This radio app has everything from news and sport - to pop, rock, indie, dance, jazz, soul, and classical. It's perfect for football, Ashes cricket, tennis, and F1 at the weekend.

Follow us on Twitter to get updates and to hear when new stations are added - we're @UKRadioplayer. UK Radioplayer Ltd is a not-for-profit company, aimed at making radio listening easier. We're backed by the BBC (owners of stations like BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 4 Extra, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC 5 live Sports Extra, BBC Asian Network, and BBC Radio 6 Music).

Our partners also include Bauer Radio (who run Kiss, Kisstory, Magic, Kerrang, Planet Rock, Absolute Radio, Absolute Radio 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s and Classic Rock), and Global Radio (owners of stations like Heart, Capital, Gold, LBC, XFM, Chill, Choice, Classic FM, and Smooth).

Other stations in Radioplayer include talkSPORT, Jazz FM, Fun Kids, Ministry of Sound, Free radio, Gaydio, Radio Caroline, Radio Jackie, and TeamRock.

We also feature community and student stations – so there's something for everyone. Radio for Android Phone, Radio for Android Tablet. Discover your perfect radio.

What's New in recent versions

- Android Wear integration
- Completely updated design
- Series-link your Catchup shows
- New Car Mode for safe driving
- Drag-and-drop to arrange your Favourites
- Sleep Timer for bedtime listening
- The best radio search engine ever built

Note: This app is free to download but uses data which your carrier may charge for. Samsung Galaxy S3 users wishing to stop their phone vibrating during playback can do so by disabling 'auto haptic' from the device's Settings/Sound menu.

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Recently changed in this version

- Various bug fixes and performance improvements

Comments and ratings for Radioplayer: Discover UK Radio
  • (67 stars)

    by Tracy Ward on 22/04/2015

    I used to use this all the time, i am now installing as it keeps stopping every few minutes.

  • (67 stars)

    by Leslie Palmer on 22/04/2015

    the app works very well now since i recived the new update thankyou to all at radioplayer.

  • (67 stars)

    by Lee Rolfe on 20/04/2015

    Used it everyday until update,now force close error message every time. After a small tweak, now works perfectly,thank you for your speedy fix.

  • (67 stars)

    by Patricia Magalhaes on 19/04/2015

    Thank you so much for this reliable, uncomplicated radio app. It's the best I found on android. Keep up the great work!!!

  • (67 stars)

    by TIM WRIGHT on 19/04/2015

    For me works better than BBC player really good

  • (67 stars)

    by JT Lo w en on 19/04/2015

    Turns down automatically when you change station. Nexus 5

  • (67 stars)

    by Gerry White on 19/04/2015

    Nice, simple and comprehensive!

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