Listening On iOS & Android Apps

With the Radio X apps you get the radio station you already enjoy, and so much more.

Listening on iPhone & iPad

iPhone & iPad


Download the Radio X app on iTunes


  • Improved performance and stability, making your listening experience better

  • Discover not just what’s playing, but enjoy stunning full-size pictures of the Artists, as they are played

  • Browse the whole week's schedule

  • Listen Again to your favourite shows (iPad only)

  • Background and multitasking support

  • The opportunity to buy each track from iTunes

  • Stream audio to your AirPlay device

And much much more…


Our app contains big, full-screen images of artists, so you may wish to turn these off when using 3G to save your data plan. You can turn these off in the ‘settings’ menu (the ‘cog’) in the app. Our app also uses unique identifiers to improve your experience.




Download the Radio X app from Google Play

Listen to the radio for free with the new Radio X app, giving you the best new rock, indie & alternative music and the greatest songs ever recorded on the X-list.

Switch between Radio X London and Radio X Manchester to catch your favourite shows and presenters, and listen to music from bands like Arctic Monkeys, Muse, The Strokes and more!



  • See now-playing info showing the name of the track and the band/singer playing

  • Discover new music

  • Wake up to the breakfast show and listen to Drivetime as you return home

  • Twitter: Follow tweets live from the studio

  • Find your favourite radio shows in the 7-day schedule

  • Change station to Capital FM and other popular radio stations

  • Stunning full-screen artist photographs to accompany songs on air

  • Homescreen widget – use the widget to add features to your home screen to easily control the radio

  • Notification widget – stop the radio via the notification area
  • Power button – switch the radio off directly from the app