Old Time Radio Apps Faqs

Here is a small guide to address the most frequently asked questions for Old Time Radio Shows (OTR)

Register, Login and Passwords


Why do i need to Register

In short, the purpose of registering is to provide you the features that otherwise will not be possible.
You just need one Universal Account to access all our Radio Shows Apps. By registering , you can unlock the great new features like download songs for offline listening, build your personal list of favourite episodes , chat ( without logging to any other network ) , forums posting, following people and much more.

I can not register

  1. How to Register for the first time
    You just need one universal account to access all our IOS apps. For that you need to create the account only once by following these steps:
    • Press the Register button and new screen will be be opened.
    • Fill in the forms as the text holder says : Email address, Desired username and password two times.
    • After pressing register, please agree to the EULA.
    • Your account is created and logged in.
  2. How to login

Next time when you use any of our other apps, you need to
• Press login button.
• Enter either username or email address along with password.
• Press Login.

How to recover my password

If you forget your password then kindly follow these steps to recover it.
1 Open the app and press “Login”
2 If the keyboard is opened then kindly put any random values in username and password fields and close the keyboard.
3 You can see the link for “Recover password”. Press it.
4 Enter your email address and press send.
5 Password reset instructions will be sent to your inbox.
Let me know if you have any other issue with recovering password.

Downloading and Streaming


Playback in Streaming Mode

There are two streaming players, One is default and other is old Audio player.

  1. New Default Streaming Mode
    This is the default mode to listen to the shows , If you don’t have free disk space left in your iOS device to download the episode , then we recommend listening the episode in streaming mode. You can always change the playback mode under your profile page.
    • Touch the “Browse Episodes” row on the home screen and let the episodes load.
    • Now touch the row with the name of desired episode. Wait for few seconds to load the episode.
    • An audio player will open and episode will start playing . Enjoy.
    • You can control the position of the episode by using the seek bar. All other options like play/pause , current time and duration of the episode are also available on the audio player. Remember that some features like fast forward and backward will not work in the streaming playback mode.
    While listening to the episode , You can also see the plus button on the top right hand corner of the screen. Press this and the menu will be open on the bottom of the screen . From this menu , you can ;
    • Stop playback after preset number of episodes:  Timer is a great way to manage the playback time. Touch the “set timer” button and select the number of episodes after which you want to stop the playback.
    • Add the episode to your favourite list : This is the new feature in this version where you can add any episode to your favourite list and access all of them from any of our other apps.
    • Report issue with the episode: If you find any issue with the episode then you can report us that using this button ( No email client needed ) Just touch the button and we will receive the report.
  2. Old Audio to Player to stream Shows:
    There are two ways to find the old audio player –
    • Go to support page and there you can find the link for old audio player.
    • Go to the bottom of the home page and you will find the old audio player to stream the shows.

Playback in Downloading Mode

“Download before playing” is the recommended mode to listen to the episodes.
• Take first step and turn on this feature from profile page . Now , return back to home page and touch the “Browse episodes” row .
• New page will be opened with all the episodes listed there ( wait for few seconds to load the episodes )
• Select the episode you want to listen by touching the row.
• If that episode is not already downloaded then we will download it first . You can see the download progress bar  with the progress of the download in percentage. The downloading time depends on your network connection. But on average , one episode takes 15-30 seconds to download the song. Downloading the episode before playing will it sure that you will not get any error while listening to episode.
• Once file finished downloading , it will start playing automatically and now you can see the audio player on the top of episodes.
• You can use the pause and play button to pause and toggle-pause the episode being played. The current-time and  total duration of the episode is written on the left and right side of the seek bar , respectively. The seek bar is ideal to move the episode forward or backward. In this new audio player , you will also see the fast forward and backward buttons. We have received many feedback where user want to skip through advertisements , so use this button to skip them. Remember that fast forward and backward , uses a 10 second period.
While listening to the episode , You can also see the plus button on the top right hand corner of the screen. Press this and the menu will be open on the bottom of the screen . From this menu , you can ;
• Stop playback after preset number of episodes:  Timer is a great way to manage the playback time. Touch the “set timer” button and select the number of episodes after which you want to stop the playback.
• Add the episode to your favourite list : This is the new feature in this version where you can add any episode to your favourite list and access all of them from any of our other apps.
• Report issue with the episode: If you find any issue with the episode then you can report us that using this button ( No email client needed ) Just touch the button and we will receive the report.

How to access the downloaded Episodes

In all new versions , we are introducing offline listening.
On Home page , navigate to the “Downloads” section and here you will find  all the episodes that you have already downloaded. You can listen them offline.

If you want to delete any episode then while listening to the episode, press the plus button on the top right and touch the “delete episode” button.

How to Access “Favorites” Episodes

All the episodes that you have added to your favourites can be accessed here. Because we are rolling out this new features in all our apps so you can add any episode to your favourite and access them from any app. On this page , the show name is also written next to the episode , you can also see the time when you added this episode ( like 1 day ago etc )

Community and Profile


How to use Community Features

We have totally rebuilt the forums and now you don’t need to sign in to another social network in order to post.
• Touch the post button in the top right corner and write your message. Once finished writing , touch submit post button.
• In order to reply to other people post , touch the post and new page will be open. Now touch reply button on the top right and submit your reply.
• To delete your posts , swipe right on the post and menu will  open on the bottom. Touch delete to confirm and it will be deleted.
• To follow any person , just tap their profile photo and touch the follow button on the bottom. You can always unfollow the person from the profile page.
Managing Profile and Settings
Touch the profile button on the home screen and you will be taken to the new page , form here you can ;
• Find other community members to follow .
• Browse all the people you are following , or following you.
• You can also send message to any of your followers. All of your messages will be private between you can no other member will have access to it.
• Access all your favourites and downloads.
• Change the playback settings : Download mode ( default ) and streaming mode.

Download more Radio Shows

We know that you love listening to old time radio shows and we have a vast variety of shows to chose from. Just tap ” More shows” on home page of the app and browse our growing list of Classical old time radio shows. We spend a lot of time and efforts to make these gold nuggets available to you so take advantage and download them now.
You can also request your favourite show and we will work hard to make it available to you.

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