Leave a podcast review on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify

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Let’s say you’re listening to the Kim Komando Explains show, which breaks down complicated technical topics from the deathcare industry to AI in Hollywood. If you want to leave a review, you may be wondering where to start. After all, podcast streaming services don’t make it easy for you.

That’s why we’ve put together this handy guide to writing a review on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Spotify. Inspiration came from a kind listener named Thomas from Mililani, Hawaii, who sent Kim a digital inquiry. He says he enjoys listening to Kim Komando podcasts while exercising and wants to leave a positive review. This one is for you, Thomas!

First, here’s how to leave a review on Spotify

You’d think the world’s largest music streaming platform would make it easy to leave a note on your favorite podcasts. Unfortunately, it is not possible to leave a written review. Good news: Spotify finally released a podcast rating system in December 2021.

Once you listen to a podcast for at least 30 seconds, you will be given the option to rate it between one and five stars. Return to the podcast’s main page and tap the star icon. Then tap Send.

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We bet you’ll love the Kim Komando Explains podcast so much that you give it a five-star review! 😉

This can of course also be done on your desktop. In the Spotify app, go to the podcast page, tap the three horizontal lines and select Rate show.

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Do This on Apple Podcasts

Follow these steps on an iPhone, iPad, or Mac:

First, open Apple’s Podcast app. Then tap Search. Find the podcast you want to rate or review. Tap the album cover for the podcast. Now you are on the official show page. Scroll down and select Write a review. Here you can type your thoughts and select a star rating. When you’re done, click Submit.

Here’s an example of what it might look like on your iPhone:

Here’s what you need to know if you’re using Google Podcasts. Spoiler alert: we have bad news.

Using Google Podcasts Instead?

Ever since Google Play Music bit the dust, those of us with Androids had to make do with Google Podcasts. Unfortunately, it is not possible to rate programs in Google Podcasts.

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