Listen to member-supported Minnesota Public Radio anywhere you go with the MPR Radio app. With this app you can stream the live broadcasts from MPR News, Classical MPR, and The Current and additional streams such as Radio Heartland, Local Current, Rock the Cradle, and Choral Stream.

The MPR radio app connects with Apple Watch and CarPlay compatible vehicles allowing you to select, play and pause streams. Other features include high-quality stream audio, alarm, sleep timer, geo-located weather along with Airplay and Chromecast integrations.

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What's New

Version 3.0.6

Bug Fixes and Optimizations.

Ratings and Reviews

2.9 out of 5
48 Ratings
48 Ratings

Get an alarm that works!

I love MPR and I use this app to stream every day but I cannot understand why, in every iteration of this app, there is a mostly useless alarm function! In order to utilize the alarm in this version you have to open the app, turn on “alarm mode,” and then leave, not just your phone, but your screen on and open to the app the entire time! If you wake up to check your messages or anything you have to go back and re-activate the alarm mode. And you can’t turn your screen off. It’s a useless function and it’s all I want from this app... please just let me set MPR to turn on every day at a specific time and have it work without constantly having the app open, on and in use. Please.


Great app - no more problems

I have iOS 11.2 and this app keeps crashing now, where it never used crash. Crashes every time I watch it and then hit play, kind of the point of the app. I would rated five stars if it wasn’t for that.

-UPDATE- upgraded to iOS 11.3 and the app now works well. I don’t know if the problem was on the MPR side or the iOS side. Either way, I’ll give MPR the benefit of the doubt and give them the five stars I promised.

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Sleep Feature

All in all, MPR is a great app, and I like the sleep feature that turns the stream off when the timer is up.

But, the design and implementation of the feature is about as bad as it can be. I have to touch the screen 6 times every time I want to use it. On my radio, I just push a button on top and works.

Here's how it should work: First, when I set the time, it should remember that time and assume I'll use the same time every time I use the feature. Second, you should be able to "Single Touch to Engage" by putting another button 💤 along the bottom along side the Play / Pause button ... easy 🙏


Minnesota Public Radio
65.7 MB
Requires iOS 10.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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