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The official UK Radio app, designed in partnership with the BBC, now with an Alarm Clock and Sleep Timer. Stream hundreds of UK radio stations, and thousands of great podcasts and catchup shows - all for free.

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. Hook up your AirPlay/Bluetooth speakers, or link with Apple Watch and CarPlay - this is the definitive UK radio app for iPad and iPhone.

All BBC stations, and hundreds more great British radio streams, on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod. Tune in to live streams of radio, or browse our on-demand programmes and podcasts, including hundreds of shows from the BBC iPlayer.

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, Wimbledon 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, Radio X, Capital Xtra, Chill, Classic FM, and Smooth).

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

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

What's New in Version 3.4

The Radioplayer app now features an alarm clock and sleep timer, so you can nod off and wake up to your favourite station!


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Customer Reviews

Could be great.

I like this app especially after I stopped using TuneIn because it opened a browser page (one of my pet hates). I started using this and it is a great app. A couple of points though- the app has to have the screen on for the alarm to work- trouble is when you get a notification from other apps overnight the screen defaults and turns off so the alarm doesn't go off- this makes the alarm function useless! With background app refresh you should be able to put the phone on standby mode and the app just ticks along in the background- when the alarm goes off it then should play. As it is it's useless. The screen being on all the time for the alarm is rubbish and the glow is annoying even on low and I would question how good it is for screen burn (potentially damaging the screen). Finally it does need a manual option for buffering times- manual set for 10,20,30 seconds would be useful. Not a bad app but needs improving to be great.

Alarm when stream unavaiable

Problem with alarm when radio stream is unavailable alarm does not go off, well it does but without sound! needs alternative sound in case radio stream is unavailable. Especially for RadioX, this might not be the apps fault but RadioX as its had difficulty with too many people listening online?
Also alarm function goes off in middle of night if you get a calendar notification!
Repeat alarm function needed.

Otherwise great app.

Alarm function limited

The app is generally good but why can't we have an alarm function that allows you to set repeats so that it switches on every morning at a preset time. Having to reset it every time is unworkable. I'd also like the option for night mode to go blank, I don't want the glow of the screen in my bedroom.

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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
Offers Apple Watch App for iPhone
  • Free
  • Category: Music
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.4
  • Size: 36.9 MB
  • Apple Watch: Yes
  • Languages: English, German
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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