Some of my podcasts are showing a 'Podcast not yet initialized...' message

Here's what happen when you subscribe to a new podcast:
  • The new podcast feed url is added to your subscription list
  • Then the app will start updating the new feed to retrieve it's episodes
Until the feed is updated at least once, the following message will be displayed on the podcast row: 'Podcast not yet initialized...'
So if you're still having this message displayed after trying to update the new podcast, it means that the update failed.

Here's a list a probable cause for a failed update:
  1. You don't have a valid network connection (don't forget to check if you restricted feed update to a Wi-fi connection in Setting/Network)
  2. The feed url you selected/entered doesn't exist any more.
  3. The podcast server is down due to heavy traffic, crash or maintenance
  4. The podcast RSS is invalid because of a syntax error
  5. A bug in Podcast Addict ;)
You can try to open the podcast feed url in a web browser to check if the feed still exists and is valid. To do so, long press on the podcast and select 'Copy url to clipboard', then paste the result in your web browser address bar.

If the feed doesn't exist any more feel free to contact me so I can remove it from the app database.

If you want some help solving this issue, feel free to send me a mail with the podcast name and url (Settings/Contacts)

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