81
fair

BBC Sounds | unitQ Score

The unitQ score is the fraction of public feedback data (iOS & Android) that mentions quality issues.
100 = No Issues. 50 = Some Issues. 0 = All Issues
12 Points Past 7 Days
Category: Music
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Android unitQ Score
Android User Feedback
86%
Android
553 Reports
iOS unitQ Score
iOS User Feedback
14%
iOS
90 Reports
User Feedback
14%
iOS
90 Reports
86%
Android
553 Reports
BBC Sounds - Latest Quality Issues
Android
Nov 30, 2022
Anything played via this app is constantly breaking up. Nothing else on my phone does this. A real shame as the content is great but the app interface and performance will seriously be damaging your engagement levels. No improvement. Constantly breaks up. Seems to be when the phone locks. Basic function does not work i.e. able to listen uninterrupted. Pointless app.
iOS
Nov 30, 2022
Nothing new
new dramas or audio books available. I've played almost everything at least three times now.
Android
Nov 30, 2022
Stop sending football notifications
Android
Dec 1, 2022
Very clumsy to use ,going through stages every time is a pain
Android
Dec 1, 2022
Another app blocked to force you to use this (Radioplayer, last time TuneIn). That would be fine but this is poor in comparison. No auto start for Android Auto, having to switch stations and then switch back to get it to play and more drop outs using this compared to others. Drop outs frequently don't reconnect forcing you to do the station dance, swapping between them to get it to reconnect.
Android
Dec 1, 2022
Often won't open. Crashes constantly. Basically unusable. It's been like this since I first downloaded it over two years ago. It's the worst app on my phone. Unbelievable.
Android
Dec 2, 2022
Some multipart series can be hard to find because several such series are lumped together.
Android
Dec 2, 2022
Love this app, always use it for podcasts & listen to a few episodes a day, however been promoted to write this review after partially listening to spygate. I realise that it's probably unfair for a bad experience to prompt a review, however let's be honest isn't that what most people do these days. I would normally say this app would get 5*s, but listening through spygate & realising that everything is out of sequence was so frustrating I can only give 4, please sort this out on future pods.
Android
Dec 2, 2022
It can be a bit clunky finding podcasts, and some have to be manually started each episode, could do with an option to put the latest first so you dont have to download backwards! However I enjoy very much the podcasts and radio series I listen too.
BBC Sounds - Product Description
Listen to the best of BBC audio with BBC Sounds. Stream and download your favourite BBC podcasts, radio stations and music all in one place. 

Features include:
‐ Listen live to all BBC Radio stations
‐ Pause and rewind live radio as well as browse past and future station schedules
‐ Download or stream your podcasts, radio shows and music on the go
‐ Continue listening from where you left off on any device
‐ Autoplay multiple episodes of series or podcasts or all your downloads (optional)
‐ Subscribe to BBC podcasts, music mixes and shows
‐ See the latest episodes from your favourite programmes and podcasts in one handy list
‐ Get personalised recommendations to discover new audio you’ll love 
‐ Send music tracks you like to Apple Music and Spotify
‐ Browse by speech and music categories
‐ Sleep Timer

When using the Apple CarPlay enabled version of the BBC Sounds app, it is your responsibility to always follow safe driving practices (i.e. don’t be distracted and focus on the road at all times). Comply with all relevant laws, traffic regulations and road signs. 

To give you the best experience, this app tracks what you’ve listened to on BBC Sounds and how long you’ve listened to programmes for.  It also tracks when you add something to Bookmarks or Subscriptions. By “Allow Personalisation”, you will get personalized recommendations. More information can be found here https://www.bbc.co.uk/usingthebbc/account/about-your-personalisation-settings/.

The BBC uses cookies and similar technologies to understand how audiences interact with our services, content (such as podcasts and radio) and marketing messages. The categories of personal data processed by our data processors include the following:
•        IP address to determine which UK city/region you are in, or which country/continent you are in if outside of the UK 
•        Activity data, such as time when you first used this app and programmes you listened to and interacted with
•        Your device information, such as device type and OS version

For more information about how and why we use information about you, please visit the BBC Sounds App Privacy Notice. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/help/questions/about-bbc-sounds-and-our-policies/sounds-app-privacy-notice

To read the BBC’s Privacy Policy go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/privacy/ 

If you install this app you accept the BBC Terms of Use at http://www.bbc.co.uk/terms/

The app is published by BBC Media AT (BBC Media Applications Technologies Limited) which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation).
Full details of BBC Media AT are available on the Companies House website at: http://data.companieshouse.gov.uk/doc/company/07100235 BBC © 2022

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