Authorized Callers: Control Access to Your Podcast
We are excited to introduce a powerful new (client-suggested!) feature to enhance your podcasting experience: Authorized Callers! This new optional feature provides you with the ability to create a curated list of individuals authorized to access and listen to your podcast channel. Whether you're looking to limit access to specific groups or create exclusive content for certain subscribers, Authorized Callers makes it easy to implement.
- Begin by logging in and navigating to the "Authorized Callers List" section on your dashboard. Select "Add List" to start creating your Authorized Callers List.
- On the Authorized Callers List:
- Give your list a Name. For instance, you could name it "Monthly Subscribers."
- You have the flexibility to assign it to your Podcast Channel immediately or at a later time. Keep in mind that until you add authorized users, no listeners will be able to access your content.
- While it's recommended to leave Allow anonymous Caller ID disabled to fully leverage Authorized Callers, we understand that there are exceptions. If needed, you have the option to allow anonymous Caller ID.
- Click on "Create" to finalize the creation of your list.
- With your new list created you can start populating it with your authorized phone numbers:
- Enter each number in the proper format by adhering to the E.164 standard:
[+][country code][area code][phone number]. This means including the leading "+" sign followed by the country code (which is 1 for North America) and phone number.
For example, for North America you would use a format like
+1-212-555-2368(dashes are allowed, but not required).
- Click on Add New Number
- All the numbers on your list appear in the Current List selection box.
- Once you've added all the desired numbers and ensured that your podcast channel is assigned to the Authorized Callers List, you're ready to go!
Removing a number is as simple as selecting the number you want to remove and clicking on Delete Selected Number:
For more information and guidance on optimizing your Authorized Callers experience, visit our FAQ section.
Empower your podcasting journey with Authorized Callers and take control of who has access to your valuable content. If you have any questions or need assistance, feel free to reach out to us—we're here to help!
Do you have a feature idea that would help your podcast? Let us know!