How to subscribe to an authenticated/premium RSS feed ?

If you're running Podcast Addict v3.8 or later Press the main screen + button to add a new podcast. Then select the 'RSS feed' option.
You will then be able to enter the podcast RSS feed url. You will have to check the 'Authentication' checkbox and enter your login / password.

After validation the app will update the podast. You can change the login/password at any time by long rpessing on the podcast, then selecting 'Custom Settings' and finally 'Edit podcast url'.


For older versions:

In order to subscribe to an authenticated feed, you will have to use the following RSS feed pattern:


where 'the_rss_feed_url' is your podcast RSS feed url WITHOUT the 'http://' prefix


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