TuneIn Review

Free access to thousands of live radio stations from around the world

TuneIn is a free music streaming website that's like a radio on steroids. You can find any radio station that's broadcasting an artist that you want to listen to, in addition to local radio stations, sports stations, news stations, talk radio, and stations from locations all around the globe.

There's also a free music app from TuneIn so that you can bring your favorite radio stations wherever you go.

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TuneIn streaming radio website
What We Like
  • Over 100,000 radio stations.

  • Can save your favorite stations for easy access.

  • All the music is free to listen to.

  • Also includes podcasts.

  • Mobile app is free from picture advertisements and popups.

What We Don't Like
  • Just a radio service (can't listen to specific songs).

More About TuneIn

In addition to using TuneIn through a web browser, you can listen from over 200 other devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android, Windows, Samsung smart TVs, Roku, and Chromecast.

Here's some more information about TuneIn's website and mobile apps:

  • You can find local and remote FM and AM radio stations, stations that are trending worldwide, as well as stations by music, sport, news, and talk genre, such as Classical, Folk, Rock, Hockey, Football, Soccer, Baseball, Political News, Scanners, Traffic, Wine, Travel, Comedy, and Technology
  • The mobile app lets you find stations by the above methods as well as by language, trending stations, and top podcasts
  • Stations you "Favorite" will show up in your library for quick access
  • Selecting a station shows you its location, genres, networks, language, upcoming shows, and contact information
  • Custom stations can be added by their URL in the app
  • Stations can be shared over Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites
  • Comments can be left on stations, which are viewable from the mobile app
  • An alarm and sleep timer are supported on the mobile app
  • The TuneIn mobile app has Car Mode, which turns the app into a much simpler and cleaner interface with four large buttons to easily find recent and recommended stations, pause and play the station, and open the stations you're following
  • Your user profile can be made private so no one can see the stations you follow
  • A paid app can be purchased if you want to record audio from the radio stations

Thoughts on TuneIn

It's one thing to have simple access to local radio stations from around your current location, but TuneIn expands this by letting you listen to music from around the entire world, as well as find stations by many different genres, which is really nice.

We also love that you can log in to TuneIn from a computer as well as from the app so that all your favorite stations follow you wherever you go.

Most music apps will display advertisements at the top/bottom of the app. TuneIn doesn't have such ads (besides promoting TuneIn Premium), which makes the whole experience even better.