✅ It is best to review this entire article before deleting a podcast from your account as deleting a show is permanent.

Deleting Shows in your Simplecast Dashboard

  • Deleting a show is a permanent action and cannot be undone by you or Simplecast!

  • The podcast details, audio files, analytics, and RSS feed will be completely purged from our database and servers. 

  • Deleting a show will delete your billing and subscription information, so you will no longer be billed for the show.

  • If you are moving your show to a new podcast hosting company, be sure transfer your show, download analytics, and set up a 301 Redirect before deleting the show. 

  • You will find the option to 'Delete Podcast' at the bottom of  'Show Settings

⛔️ If moving to a new podcast host, you must redirect your show before deleting the show. Deleting a show is permanent. 

Redirecting Your Podcast RSS

If you are moving your show to another host, be sure to create a 301 Redirect in 'Show Distribution Settings'. You may also consider downloading episode mp3 files episode notes, or analytics reports before you confirm deletion.

  1. Click on drop-down menu in the top-left corner of your dashboard

  2. Click on the gear icon

  3. Click on 'Show Distribution' in the left sidebar

  4. Click on the gear icon next to the Main RSS Feed

  5. Paste in your new host RSS feed URL in the RSS FEED REDIRECT field.

  6. Click 'SAVE' on the top right corner to complete this redirect.

👉 We recommend leaving your account active until after you've published a few episodes in the new feed.

How to Delete a Podcast

👉 If you have multiple shows in your dashboard go to 'View All Shows' and select the show you want to delete. Be sure you are in the correct show dashboard before deleting a show.
  1. Click on drop-down menu in the top-left corner of your dashboard

  2. Click on the Gear Icon ⚙️

  3. Click on 'Show Settings' in the left sidebar

  4. Scroll to the bottom of page and look for 'Delete Show'

  5. Click the arrow to expand the section

  6. Click on the button 'DELETE "YOUR PODCAST NAME."

  7. Click on Next

  8. Click on 'NO LET'S CONTINUE CANCELING MY SHOW'

  9. If you are moving the show, enter the NEW RSS FEED URL provided by your new hosting platform.

  10. If you are not moving the show, check the box 'I'm not moving my show, I'm deleting it.

  11. On the 'Quick Survey' page, Click 'Skip' or 'Next'

  12. Type 'DELETE SHOW' in ALL CAPITAL LETTERS

  13. Click the 'DELETE' button

How to Delete or Cancel Your Simplecast Account

Can I move my RSS feed away from Simplecast?
Will I lose any subscribers or listeners if I change podcast hosts?

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Do you still have questions? We'd be happy to answer them. Contact the support team from the drop-down menu located in the top-right corner of your Simplecast dashboardor send an email to support@simplecast.com

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