You can, for example, schedule i Tunes to check for new podcast episodes — such as news, weather, traffic reports, and morning talk shows — before you wake up and automatically update your i Pod.To check for updates manually, select Podcasts in the Library section of the source list, and then click the round-circle refresh button in the lower-left corner of the view under the Unplayed or Podcasts tab, or the Refresh button in the lower-right corner of the view under the List tab.Podcast syncing simply has never worked for as long as I've been using the Podcasts app (going back to i OS 6).Yes, that's the point – I listen on both my i Phone and my Mac, so it would be nice if the syncing actually worked.
I’m not sure how this feature is supposed to work, but once disabled, podcasts started refreshing correctly again.
Your subscribers will still download it automatically according to their app's settings.
i Tunes caches everything, so it can sometimes take up to 24 hours for a new episode to appear.
All the information about your podcast in i Tunes (title, descriptions, episode, cover art, copyright, etc.) is pulled from your RSS feed.
Thus, to change how your podcast is listed in the i Tunes store, you need to change the information in your RSS feed.