Using the Radio app on my Samsung phone

Last Update date : Jul 26. 2021

Use the pre-installed FM radio app on your compatible Galaxy phone to listen to your local radio without the use of connecting to the internet. Follow the below guide for step by step instructions on setting up the Radio on your Samsung phone.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international Galaxy phone and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary. This application is currently only available on selected Galaxy devices, please see Supported Devices for more information.

1 Tap on the Radio icon Radio app.
Tap the Radio app
2 Connect your wired headphones to activate the radio. The wire acts as an antenna.
Connect your wiredheadphones to activate the radio. The wire acts as an antenna.
3 Once the headphones are connected, the radio will start to auto scan available radio stations.
Once the headphones are connected the radio will start to suto scan available radio stations.
4 When the scan is complete you can tap on left arrow key iconand right arrow key icon arrow keys to search through the available radio stations.
When the scan is complete you cantap on the left and right arrow keys to search through the available radio stations.
5 To turn your radio on and off tap on the Power button icon Power button.
To turn your radio on and off  by tapping on the power button
Supported Devices

2021 Galaxy Devices

  • Galaxy XCover 5 (SM-G525F)
  • Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F)
  • Galaxy A52 5G (SM-A526B)
  • Galaxy A52 4G (SM-A525F)
  • Galaxy A32 (SM-A325F)

2020 Galaxy Devices

  • Galaxy XCover Pro (SM-G715F)
  • Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B)
  • Galaxy A42 5G (SM-A426B)
  • Galaxy A31 (SM-A315G)
  • Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
  • Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F)
  • Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F)

2019 Galaxy Devices

  • Galaxy A90 5G (SM-A908B)
  • Galaxy A71 4G (SM-A715F)
  • Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F)
  • Galaxy A70 (SM-A705Y)
  • Galaxy A50 (SM-A505Y)
  • Galaxy A30 (SM-A305Y)
  • Galaxy A20 (SM-A205Y)
Setting Favourites
1 To save a radio station to your favourites list tap on the Star icon beside your preferred radio station.
To save a radio station to your favourites list tap on the star icon beside your preferred radio station.
2 To view your Favourites list, tap on the Favourites option at the bottom of the screen and scroll through your saved list.
To view your Favourites list, tap on the Favourites option at the bottom of the page and scroll through your saved list.
Enable Play radio through speaker
1 Tap on three dots icon
Tap on the three dots
2 Select Play through speaker
Select Play through speaker

Ensure that you still have your wired headphones connected to your device as the headphones act as an antenna. If you do disconnect your headphones your radio will automatically turn off.

Using the Record function
1 Tap on record icon
Tap on the record button
2 Allow the pop up permissions
Agree to the pop up permissions
3 Once you have allowed the pop up permissions you will then be able to record your selected radio station. To stop the recording tap on the Stop icon Stop button.
Recording station

Pause icon Tap on the Pause button to pause the recording.

Close icon Tap on the Close button to stop the recording. If you close the recording, you will not be saving what was recorded.

4 Name and save your recording, tap on OK to save your recording.
Name and save the recording
5 To view your recordings tap on three dots icon
6 Select Recordings
Select Recordings
7 Touch a recording file to start listening.
Viewing recordings

If you require further assistance, please consult the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page or contact our Samsung Care Australia experts on 1300 362 603 (Toll Free in Australia). Otherwise, you can also contact our Chat Support team or reach us through Samsung Members. Check out our guide Using Samsung Members for more information. 

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