Password Protected Podcasts

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Podcasting is a silent background task, and as such, can not safely show popup dialogs that ask for user information like a username or password.

To use password protected Podcasts, login credentials must be included in the Podcast Feed URL.

To add credentials to a URL, follow this form:

Special Characters

If you have special characters, replace them with these replacements:

  • Replace @ with %40
  • Replace the . with %2E

Example 1


Username: test

Password: letmein

Feed URL with credentials:

Example 2



Password: 12345

Feed URL with credentials: