How to Install Pandora Radio

by Catherine Hewson
Pandora Internet Radio users who subscribe to Pandora can install the Desktop app on their computer.

Pandora Internet Radio users who subscribe to Pandora can install the Desktop app on their computer.

Music fans who want to listen to a variety of music can stream it through websites such as Pandora Internet Radio. Although many Pandora users are satisfied with streaming through their Web browser, others may want to install Pandora on their computer or on their smartphone. Regardless of what device you want to install Pandora Radio on, you will find that the installation process is straight forward and merely requires downloading the correct file.

Installing Pandora Radio on Phone

1

Tap the “Market” or “App Store” icon on your smartphone to launch the program to download and install new applications on your phone.

2

Tap the “Search” icon.

3

Type Pandora Radio and then tap “Search.”

4

Tap the “Pandora Radio” icon to view information about the app.

5

Tap the “Install” button to begin installing the free Pandora Radio application on your phone.

Installing Pandora Radio on Computer

1

Go to Pandora.com/desktop_app in your Web browser.

2

Log into your Pandora account with your email and password. Note that you must be a paid Pandora member to download and install the Desktop app, so if you are not already a paid member, you will be prompted to upgrade after signing in.

3

Click the “Download” link to download the Pandora Radio Desktop application. Save the file to your Desktop.

4

Double-click the Pandora Radio Desktop application install file. Click “Next” and then click “Next” again to begin installing the program on your computer.

5

Click “Finish” to complete the installation of Pandora Radio Desktop on your computer.

About the Author

Catherine Hewson has been writing professionally since 2006, contributing to a variety of websites. She is also a technical writer with extensive experience in Android/iPhone development and PC repair. Hewson holds a Bachelor of Science in computer information systems from the University of Michigan-Flint and works as an IT project manager.

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