The Apple TV app consolidates shows, movies, channels and your media library all in one place. With the Watch Now feature syncing between devices linked by iCloud, resuming a show is quick and easy, no matter where you are. If cellular data connections are spotty, or you need to conserve your data plan, watching content offline may be the answer.
Getting content offline can vary widely between different sources and apps. When you're depending on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to get through a long flight or commute, it means downloading music, books and video directly to your iOS device. Finding books to read without a data connection requires browsing the books that are stored locally in the Books app.
Many iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners don't realize how many podcasts are downloading automatically and are stored on their devices. These podcast episodes take up valuable storage space, but they can be easily managed. Checking to see how much storage has been used by the iOS Podcasts app and deleting unwanted podcasts only takes a few steps.
Running out of storage space is a perennial problem for anybody who uses any mobile devices, including iPhones and iPads, especially if they are older models. If you have deleted all the photos, videos, movies and songs that you are willing to and you still need more space, some of the iOS native apps take up a surprising amount of space:
Apple's stock Podcasts app is a great way to follow and support your favorite podcasters, but it can also be a drain on your storage. Subscribing to a podcast through Apple's app automatically downloads new episodes to your device. While this is a great feature to keep you updated with all the latest episodes, it is also a strain on your device's storage capacity. You can navigate to Settings > General > iPhone Storage to see just how much space your Podcasts app occupies on your device.