What's New

19th July 2023
  • Dropbox

    Fix for new style Dropbox links. Please note that shared Dropbox folders are not currently supported due to changes with the Dropbox API.

6th May 2023
  • Language Support

    New language support for French, Spanish and Portuguese.

  • Bug Fixes and library updates.
19th January 2023
  • Google Assistant

    Google are removing actions for Google Assistant on Tuesday, June 13, 2023. My Pod cease to function after this date.

  • Amazon Drive

    Amazon are shutting down Amazon Drive. My Pod no longer supports Amazon Drive links.

  • Bug Fixes and library updates.
14th February 2022
  • Bug Fixes

    Google Drive support update fix.

5th February 2022
  • Bug Fixes

    Dropbox support update fix.

13th December 2021
  • Bug Fixes

    Dropbox support update fix.

9th December 2021
  • My Pod is now available for Google Assistant!

    My Pod is now available through Google Assistant. Access your content through any Google enabled device! Visit the assisant directory to get started!

  • Bug Fixes

    Other minor fixes and performance improvements.

20th October 2021
  • Introducing Feeds!

    Access your My Pod content and playlists straight from any device which support RSS feeds such as Apple Podcasts or Podcast Addict! Simply visit any one of your Playlists or Links and click on the 'Create Feed' button to get started!

  • Bug Fixes

    Other minor fixes and performance improvements.

26th September 2021
  • Huge Update

    My Pod has a new streamlined look, is more reliable and makes it easier for you to discover new content. There are some exciting new developments currently being worked on and will be released soon! This update forms part of the foundation for the future.

  • Improved search feature

    You can now search for your existing playlists and links as well as discover new content using the search bar.

  • Bug Fixes

    Other minor fixes and performance improvements.

29th July 2021
  • Bug Fixes

    Minor fixes and performance improvements and workaround for Echo show 'new session' issue.

14th April 2021
  • Echo UI

    You can now navigate your playlists and links straight from your Echo device with a screen, including Fire TV! Simply say 'Alexa, open My Pod' to see you playlists and links.

  • Bug Fixes

    Minor fixes and performance improvements.

28th January 2021
  • APL support coming soon!

    You will soon be able to navigate your playlists and links straight from your Echo device with a screen, including Fire TV!

  • Bug Fixes

    Lots of minor fixes and performance improvements.

23rd December 2020
  • Cloud Drive Folder Import

    By default My Pod will not import your links from your cloud drive folders (Amazon drive, Google Drive) as links in to your playlists. This allows for full support for sorting and shuffling. You can disable this behaviour by visiting your account settings.

  • Bug Fixes

    Minor bug fixes.

2nd November 2020
  • Playback Error Logging

    Playback error messages from the Echo application are now displayed in your account history.

  • Bug Fixes

    Minor bug fixes.

17th October 2020
  • Library Update

    All libraries and frameworks completely updated.

  • Links

    Better link layout with full edit support. You can now edit an existing link.

  • API

    Integrate My Pod with other products and services! You can now use our API to manage yur Playlists and Links!

  • Bug Fixes

    Minor bug fixes.

17th June 2020
  • Bug Fixes

    Various bug fixes.

10th June 2020
  • UI Tweaks

    Improved playlist popular link layout.

  • Minor Bug Fixes

    Bug fixes related to ad delivery and subscription submission.

23rd May 2020
  • Episode Detection

    Improved episode detection when asking for a specific episode e.g. 'Alexa, ask My Pod to play episode 1471 of joe rogan.'.

  • Web Reader Improvements

    Listen to most web pages with My Pod. Simply paste a link in to My Pod and My Pod will try and extract the main article and read it with Alexa!

  • UI Tweaks

    Minor site tweaks.

  • Minor updates

    Minor library updates including German translation fix.

25th February 2020
  • WAV File Bug Fix

    Better detection for .wav file content.

21st February 2020
  • Google Drive Single File Bug Fix

    Support multiple content types for single Google Drive links.

5th January 2020
  • Amazon Drive Bug Fix

    Multi region bug fix for Amazon Drive.

29th December 2019
  • Winter update - Part 3!

    Amazon Drive support - You can now play your content stored on Amazon Drive through your Alexa device! Simply share your file or folder and paste the link in to My Pod.

28th December 2019
  • Winter update - Part 2!

    Better Dropbox support - Streaming from Dropbox has been improved with support for folders (Maximum of 30 files per folder due to Dropbox limitations).

  • Bug Fixes

    Subscription update bug fix.

16th December 2019
  • Winter update - Part 1!

    Part one of a number of enhancements, new features and fixes. This update includes a new simplified look for the website and a new logo!

6th October 2019
  • Use My Pod with Alexa Routines!

    Amazon have just rolled out an update to the Alexa app (currently US users only) which enables you to launch a skill using an Alexa routine. Now you can set a default Playlist and / or Link when you launch My Pod. So you can automatically start your favourite playlist or link as part of a bedtime routine for example. Auto-play can be set up in your account settings page. Once set you can simply say 'Alexa, open My Pod.' to start playing!

  • Various Bug Fixes and Improvements.

29th June 2019
  • New Short Url Feature!

    Now you can quickly share links and play them through your Alexa app or Echo. Simply go to the shorten link page and paste a link and share it or ask Alexa to play it straight away!

26th May 2019
  • RSS Fix

    Workaround for some RSS hosting providers with Bot detection.

30th April 2019
  • Google Drive

    Support for additional link formats.


    Minor enhancements.

26th March 2019
  • Shuffling

    New shuffling algorithm for playlists and links.

    Bug Fixes

    Minor site bug fixes.

18th March 2019
  • Bug Fixes

    Bug fixes for RSS feeds with multiple content and web search bar.

1st March 2019
  • New Search Facility

    As well as the usual search facility when adding a link, there is now a site wide search option available in the site navigation bar.

8th February 2019
  • Audio only option for video content

    New setting to force video content to always play audio instead of audio and video on devices with a a screen. See here. This is useful to get around the limitations of the Alexa video player which cannot currently play concurrent videos from a playlist for example.

  • Bug fixes

    Various fixes.

11th January 2019
  • Video support

    Video streams are now supported by My Pod. Turn your Echo Show, Echo Dot or video enabled Echo device in to a video player! Simply add a supported video link or video podcast to your My Pod playlist and watch it through your Echo. See the FAQ for more information, including which formats are supported. Should you have an Echo without a screen, then you can still listen to the audio from the video, for example with TV news feeds etc.

  • Italian region is now live

    A warm welcome to our Italian users as My Pod - 'Mia Lista' is now available on amazon.it! A huge thank you to Vince for his exceptional Italian translation service. He comes highly recommended and can be found here should you wish to hire him.

  • RSS Images

    Better handling for invalid RSS images.

27th December 2018
  • Bug fixes

    User-Agent header fix.
    Better content detection in RSS feeds.

24th December 2018
  • Bug fixes

    Site stability bug fixes. Soundcloud non-TLS link workaround.

12th December 2018
  • Bug fixes and UX Improvements

    Various bug fixes and user experience improvements.

20th November 2018
  • Upcoming language support

    New translations will be available shortly. This update includes preliminary support and multi-region podcast search.

15th November 2018
  • Better link and playlist name matching

    My Pod will now try to best-guess the link or playlist if Alexa does not hear you properly. If you wish to switch this function off, please visit the My Account page.

  • Playlists resume

    Playlists will now automatically start from the beginning. If you want to resume your playlist from the last played link, enable the option in My Account page.

  • Bug fixes

    Various bug fixes.

4th November 2018
  • Bug fixes

    Various bug fixes and performance enhancements.

15th October 2018
  • Introducing My Pod storage

    Now it's even easier to play your files through your Echo. Upload your files straight to My Pod and play them instantly!

2nd October 2018
  • Streamlined experience

    Easily add, remove and update links without leaving the page.

    Support My Pod

    Help to support My Pod and get extra links, playlists and lots more, check out our subscriptions.

23rd August 2018
  • Website Refresh

    The My Pod site has been refreshed with an improved look, better graphics and styles.

  • Account Deletion

    Should you wish to delete you account and all associated data with it, you can now do so via the My Account page.

18th August 2018
  • See what you have played recently

    You can now view what you have played recently as well as what Alexa heard you ask for, on your My Pod home page.

    Better episode number detection

    Enhanced detection of episode number in podcast feeds.

18th July 2018
  • Ask for specific episode or series!

    You can now ask My Pod for a specific track, episode or series simply by asking. Some examples:


    "Alexa, ask My Pod to play episode <episode number> of <link name>."


    "Alexa, ask My Pod to play series <series number> episode <episode number> of <link name>."


    "Alexa, ask My Pod to play <episode name> in <link name>."

  • Set link and playlist play behaviour

    You can now ask My Pod to set the play mode for both links and playlists. Simply ask: "Alexa, ask My Pod to set the link play mode to <play mode>." or "Alexa, ask My Pod to set the playlist play mode to [play mode].". You can chose either 'Continue', 'Repeat' or 'Stop'.

  • Play the latest episode of a podcast

    "Alexa, ask My Pod to play the latest episode of <episode name>

  • Play the oldest episode of a podcast

    "Alexa, ask My Pod to play the oldest episode of <episode name>

17th July 2018
  • New account setting - Don't automatically search for podcasts or public links

    Should you wish to disable the automatic podcast search, you can now turn this option off in your account settings. See the My Account page.

10th July 2018
  • Play any iTunes or My Pod Public links!

    My Pod will now automatically search for any podcasts in the iTunes podcast directory if it cannot find a matching link in your account. Simply ask in the normal way: "Alexa, ask My Pod to play [Podcast Name].".

8th July 2018
  • Error pages

    Better error pages.

2nd July 2018
  • Link bug fixes

    Occasional link errors now fixed.

28th June 2018
  • More obvious re-ordering

    Simply click on the re-order icon and drag your playlists or links to change their order.

27th June 2018
  • Playlist and link playback options

    You can now change the behaviour of playback for links and playlists in order to specify whether to continue, stop or repeat. See the My Account page.

26th June 2018
  • Google Drive Links

    Improved link handling for shared links.

    Google Drive Folders

    Now supports hundreds of files per folder link.

21st June 2018
  • Resume

    Links that have multiple content, such as Google Drive folder should now resume from the last played item.

11th June 2018
  • RSS Bug Fix

    Some RSS feeds would skip every other episode. This is now resolved.

20th May 2018
  • Invalid RSS

    Improvements to handle badly formed RSS feeds.

    Spaces in URL's

    Spaces will now be escaped when adding URL's.

4th Apr 2018
  • Home & Smart feature for our German Users!

    My Pod has been featured as skill of the week on the German Home & Smart Tech site! Please click here to read it.

12th Mar 2018
  • Link title announcements

    You can now prevent Alexa from reading out the link / title name before playing any audio by visiting the My Account page.

  • Start Podcasts / RSS feeds from the oldest episode

    You can now switch My Pod to play the oldest episode in a feed first by visiting the My Account page.

23rd Feb 2018
  • Shuffling

    You can now enable shuffling by asking Alexa to turn on shuffling whilst audio is playing e.g.

    "Alexa, shuffle on."

  • Better Playlist name recognition

    Alexa will now prompt you for the Playlist name if she doesn't understand what you said the first time.

20th Feb 2018
  • Re-order Playlists or Links

    You can now re-order your playlists or links by simply dragging them up or down.