Some listening platforms - including Spotify for Podcasters - use the email address in your RSS feed to verify you when you submit or claim your podcast on their platform.
Podcasts hosted with Spotify
To add your email address to your feed:
- Go to your Podcast Availability settings
- If you haven’t added your email address to your feed yet, you'll see the option to Add email to RSS feed. This adds the email address your account is registered under to your feed.
- If you don't see this option, paste your feed into a new browser tab. Look for the <itunes:email> field to check which email address is listed in your feed.
- To change the email address in your feed, update the email address in your account settings. It can take up to 10 minutes for external platforms to read the new email address in your feed.
Note: Your email will be publicly available in the RSS feed. Anyone with a link to your RSS feed will see your email address.
Podcasts hosted somewhere else
We use email verification to make sure you’re the owner of a podcast when you upload your podcast to Spotify for Podcasters. This email address is pulled from your RSS feed.
If the email address in your feed is misspelled or is one you don't have access to, contact your hosting provider about updating the email in your feed.
After updating your feed, it can take a couple of hours for Spotify to recognize the change. If you update the email address in your RSS feed and it still doesn't show after 4 hours, let us know.