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playrun, all podcasts on your Garmin watch


Listen to your podcasts on your Garmin watch !</p><p>go to</p><p>Select your preferred podcast, build your playlist and your flow, sync and go for a run !</p><p>And it's free !</p><p>Enjoy !</p><p></p><p>• Before you begin, make sure you've configured WiFi in Garmin Express or Garmin Connect Mobile.</p><p></p><p>• Download playrun from the Connect IQ Store onto your compatible Garmin device.</p>


1.2.2</p><p>Support fenix 7 and epix gen2</p><p>Rework sync menu</p><p>Player remembers last played</p><p>1.2.1</p><p>Support new devices</p><p>New features</p><p></p><p>1.1.6</p><p>bug fix</p><p>1.1.5</p><p>optimization for venu and vivoactive</p><p>remove forward and backward buttons in player for venu and vivoactive due to Garmin bugs</p><p>1.1.4</p>

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This app requires access to:

  • Send/receive information to/from the Internet
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  • D2™ Delta D2™ Delta
  • D2™ Delta PX D2™ Delta PX
  • D2™ Delta S D2™ Delta S
  • D2™ Mach 1 D2™ Mach 1
  • Darth Vader™ Darth Vader™
  • Descent™ MK2 Descent™ MK2, Descent™MK2i
  • Descent™ Mk2S Descent™ Mk2S
  • epix™ (Gen 2) epix™ (Gen 2), quatix® 7 – Sapphire Edition
  • First Avenger First Avenger
  • Forerunner® 245 Music Forerunner® 245 Music
  • Forerunner® 645 Music Forerunner® 645 Music
  • Forerunner® 745 Forerunner® 745
  • Forerunner® 945 Forerunner® 945
  • Forerunner® 945 LTE Forerunner® 945 LTE
  • fēnix® 5 Plus fēnix® 5 Plus
  • fēnix® 5S Plus fēnix® 5S Plus
  • fēnix® 5X Plus fēnix® 5X Plus
  • fēnix® 6 Pro fēnix® 6 Pro, fēnix® 6 Sapphire
  • fēnix® 6 Pro Dual Power fēnix® 6 Pro Dual Power
  • fēnix® 6 Pro Solar fēnix® 6 Pro Solar
  • fēnix® 6S Pro fēnix® 6S Pro, fēnix® 6S Sapphire
  • fēnix® 6S Pro Dual Power fēnix® 6S Pro Dual Power
  • fēnix® 6S Pro Solar fēnix® 6S Pro Solar
  • fēnix® 6X Pro fēnix® 6X Pro, fēnix® 6X Sapphire, fēnix® 6X Pro Solar, tactix® Delta Sapphire, quatix® 6X Solar, tactix® Delta Solar, tactix® Delta Solar Ballistics
  • fēnix® 7 fēnix® 7, quatix® 7
  • fēnix® 7S fēnix® 7S
  • fēnix® 7X fēnix® 7X, quatix® 7X – Solar Edition
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  • quatix® 6 quatix® 6
  • quatix® 6X quatix® 6X, quatix® 6X Solar, quatix® 6X Dual Power
  • Rey™ Rey™
  • tactix® 7 tactix® 7, tactix® 7 – Pro Ballistics Edition, tactix® 7 – Pro Edition
  • Venu® Venu®
  • Venu® 2 Venu® 2
  • Venu® 2 Plus Venu® 2 Plus
  • Venu® 2S Venu® 2S
  • Venu® Sq. Music Venu® Sq. Music
  • vívoactive® 3 Music vívoactive® 3 Music
  • vívoactive® 4 vívoactive® 4, GarminActive
  • vívoactive® 4S vívoactive® 4S, GarminActive S
Average Rating: (147 Ratings)

Thomas Schober
12 พฤษภาคม 2565 | Version 1.2.2

Worked great until the upgrade to Fenix 7 two weeks ago. Since then I haf massive snyc problems, like also mentioned in other comments. Hope this will be fixed soon.

13 พฤษภาคม 2565, playrun

unfortunately, new Garmin devices fenix 7, Epix etc... can not connect to all servers on internet ! It means that the watch can't download some podcasts (small part of them), because it can't connect to download them. We raised this issue to Garmin several months ago, we reach out to the Garmin Product Manager, and helped them to understand the issue. But since then, Garmin recognize officially the limitation of their watches, but don't recognize it as an issue... Garmin stopped answering our request on this topic. We try to offer the best and free podcast experience as we can for Garmin devices, but we suffer a lot of the level of bugs, the lack a support, and the lack of consideration of Garmin. Please, if playrun is a key app in your Garmin usage, raise it to Garmin, make some noise. Thanks

cRi cRi
12 พฤษภาคม 2565 | Version 1.2.2

Also been having massive sync issues recently. Hope someone can help Still giving 5* as before that it worked great and it s by far the best option on garmin for podcasts.

12 พฤษภาคม 2565 | Version 1.2.2

It's a great app, but it usually fails to sync (memory not full)

10 พฤษภาคม 2565 | Version 1.2.2

This app has been working great for months. But it just can't finish syncing since two days ago. Completed 50% while syncing, and it just jumped to the start all over again. Just couldn't finish the whole syncing process. It was weird. Hope it can get back to work soon. Thanks anyway.

Simon S
10 พฤษภาคม 2565 | Version 1.2.2

This is my favourite app on my Epix - works flawlessly. I want to contribute to your development - please tell me how

Christian Steffen
4 พฤษภาคม 2565 | Version 1.2.2

Simply perfect for me.

Dale Jacobs
3 พฤษภาคม 2565 | Version 1.2.2

I have been manually transferring podcasts via my computer for 3 years... and finally, I don't need to do that anymore. Works flawlessly, massive thank you to the developer

Nils Dahl
22 เมษายน 2565 | Version 1.2.2

Been looking for an app like this for years. Nearly perfect.

22 เมษายน 2565 | Version 1.2.2

This has bee a great app for over a year. Recently there was an update and it now limits the number of podcasts to 2 episodes instead of 3, and it keeps saying memory full when trying to sync.

21 เมษายน 2565 | Version 1.2.2

the best by far

Julio 🇪🇨 🇨🇦
13 เมษายน 2565 | Version 1.2.2

Now I don't need my phone at all when training.

10 เมษายน 2565 | Version 1.2.2

Set everything up according to directions but there is no “add playlist” menu item on my watch so I am únable to tell it which playlist to sync so I keep getting an error

4 เมษายน 2565 | Version 1.2.2


Whiskey Tango
25 มีนาคม 2565 | Version 1.2.2

The easiest way to sync podcasts with my Garmin watch. Have not encountered any of the other issues I have from other apps.

Ryan Anderson
21 มีนาคม 2565 | Version 1.2.2

Fantastic - thanks so much for this app! Would it be possible to add speed controls like 1.25, 1.5, and 2x speed? Not sure if the watch itself even has this ability, but if so it would be a great addition!

Sotiris S.
5 มีนาคม 2565 | Version 1.2.2

Great App !!!! ThanX !!!

Aby A
27 กุมภาพันธ์ 2565 | Version 1.2.2

I don’t know why it’s so hard for all the tech giants to come up with something as simple and efficient as this app!

Emmanouil Pourikas
25 กุมภาพันธ์ 2565 | Version 1.2.2

Great app thank you very much for your effort!

19 กุมภาพันธ์ 2565 | Version 1.2.2

Great app and easy to use. It´s nice that you can easily add/delete podcasts on the site. You don't need to do this on a very tiny watch screen. I created a shortcut to the site on my cell phone so i don´t always need a pc. You can add podcasts to three different sections : a playlist, "the flow" and "your podcasts". The flow is very nice. It updates to the latest podcast episode automatically. Once you made your podcasts subscriptions on the site, you don't need the site to download the podcasts on your watch. Just go to to the update screen on your watch, select if you want to update "the flow" , the playlist or "your podcasts" and hit update. The site is well built, graphical and easy to use. Very nice work !!!

Mark Williams
17 กุมภาพันธ์ 2565 | Version 1.2.2


Chris Blanchard
12 กุมภาพันธ์ 2565 | Version 1.2.1

Great podcast app for my Vivoactive4, and it's FREE! Well worth 5 Stars- thanks for your hard work. I wish more users would read your instructions;-)

19 มกราคม 2565 | Version 1.2.1

Everything is going well in the webpage, I have setted up my playlist but it won't synchronise in the watch... it keeps me saying to synchronise it but after doing it nothing appears on my watch

21 มกราคม 2565, playrun

Hello, You probably didn't select any item to sync in the "add podcasts" menu on the watch. I hope is will help. playrun

Kristofer Southwick
6 มกราคม 2565 | Version 1.2.1

Works great. There is no app so you have to go to the website create and account, and it takes a little time to learn to use it. You have to be comfortable with linking an RSS feed if you can't find a podcast. Just a matter of a simple cut and paste of a URL. Then just a matter of adding the podcast you want and syncing with your watch.

Jeremy Weiss
5 มกราคม 2565 | Version 1.2.1

Great podcast solution for Garmin watches, and way better than trying to side load from a computer especially if you have a Mac. The only thing I wish was included was a way to also play podcasts on my phone and then sync progress. But for a free app that might be asking too much!

Colin Karr
4 มกราคม 2565 | Version 1.2.1

Best podcast app I’ve tried so far!! Only issue so far is that skipping 30 seconds forward skips to the next podcast at the same time. Odd bug.