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Watch Sync Is Here

Posted by Jesse Herlitz on Nov 18, 2019

All your favorite podcasts on your wrist.

Watch sync frees you up to listen completely untethered from your iPhone. Whether you’re out on a run, your kids have your phone during a road trip, or you just want to go phone-less for a while to minimize distractions, Castro’s Watch Sync has your favorite shows ready to listen.

Queue Auto Sync

The magic of Castro is in the queue, a wonderful place to set your listening on autopilot without clogging your phone with unwanted downloads. With Queue Auto Sync, Castro mirrors your listening between devices and automatically has what’s next ready to listen whenever you need it. You can limit synced episodes to the next 10, 20, or 30 in your Queue.

Episodes will sync to your watch when you’re on wifi, and will sync fastest when your watch is charging. You can kick off syncing any time from Settings → Watch Sync → Sync to Watch Now

Send to Watch

See an episode in your queue you’d like to take with you? Any downloaded episode that isn’t already on your watch will have a Send to Watch button at the ready.

Watch Streaming

Not into syncing? Castro can now stream episodes in your queue straight from the watch over wifi or cellular.

Playback Speed

Whether you’re listening on your phone or from your watch you can now control playback speed from the watch app. Neat.

Castro Plus subscribers running iOS 13 and watchOS 6 can get Watch Sync by downloading the latest update in the App Store and turning on Watch Sync in Settings. Enjoy!

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