Frequenty Asked Questions
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What does the message "Error playing" means?
This means we are having trouble to connect to the radio station that you have chosen. This occurs when:
- 1. You don’t have a good internet connection (Wifi or 3G);
- 2. The radio station has a limited bandwidth;
- 3. The radio station has limited the number of users that can listen to it;
- 4. The radio station only plays in a specific country/region;
- 5. We have a broken link (the radio station changed their live broadcast stream);
If you are constantly receiving the same messages, day after day, please inform us.
I leave the app and it continues to play. Why?
Before you leave the app, please make sure you press the “Pause” button. If not, the app will continue to play on background.
I’m looking for a specific station. How can search for it?
If you are looking for a specific station, just type the name of the station on ModernRadio’s search tab (e.g. BBC).
How can I suggest a new station?
If you are sure that the station you are looking for isn’t on ModernRadio already, you can send us an email to – email@example.com and let us know which station you’d like us to add.
My country is not right. How do I change it?
To change your default country on the app, just tap the flag that appears on the upper right side of the screen with stations list.
How can I add something to "Favorites"?
To add something to favorites simply tap the “heart” button. The heart button can be found on the screen with play button.
How can I set up my sleep timer?
Tap on the “clock” button on the player screen. You can select predefined value of sleep timer delay before pause playing.
How do I use Airplay/Bluetooth?
In order to use Bluetooth/Airplay just pair your device according to its settings. Make sure both devices you wish to pair have the Bluetooth switched on. If there is a BT audio device connected, ModernRadio will automatically stream to the BT device. For Airplay you need to open the Control Center (swipe up from the bottom of the screen of your iOS device to access Control Center), select “Screen Mirroring” and the device you want to use for this.
Why do some radio stations feature what's playing and others don’t?
Some stations show what is playing in their streaming link (metadata), while others don’t feature this info. This depends from station to station.
Toggle titleWhy do I need Internet to listen to ModernRadio?
ModernRadio radio requires Internet for 2 reasons. Firstly, most devices don’t have a built-in FM tuner that you need to listen to physical radio. Secondly, ModernRadio and a regular physical radio work differently. Regular radio works using radio waves (short signal) and ModernRadio app works using Internet waves (longer reach). This is why you are able to listen to stations from everywhere in the world with ModernRadio app. However, this means you need an Internet connection in order for the app to work.