Mobile apps currently represent one of the most efficient and direct ways to reach your audience. Besides the official Live365 Android/iOS apps and Live365 we can build your own personalized application just for your station.


As part of the Broadcast 4, Broadcast 5, and Non-Copyright 4 exclusive distribution opportunities, our team of professionals specialized in mobile technology can build you a single-station application for Android and iOS, as well as an Alexa skill.


In this help article we will cover:


How to get started


In order to get the development process going, you will need to purchase or upgrade your current package to Broadcast 4, Broadcast 5, or Non-Copyright 4. All these packages include the single-station iOS/Android apps and Alexa Skill.

One of our Deployment Specialists will then reach out to you by e-mail with additional details, also asking for your station's details and preferred configurable items.



Requirements


For submitting your standalone app to the App Store and Google Play, you'll need to acquire and maintain your own Apple and Google Developer Account. The links for acquiring a Developer Account can be found below:

  • Google Developer Account [Create]
  • Apple Developer Account [Create]


Note:

It is highly encouraged that you join the Apple developer program as an Organization. An Organization account will also allow you to easily invite our developers to access your account.



Features and user interface


Media PlayerLast Played TracksNavigation MenuContact Page

Android app


iOS app

Used to playback the audio from your Live365 station. It also includes:
  • Start/Stop button
  • Volume Control
  • Currently playing track
  • Album artwork or station logo
  • Social Media share button

Displays the previously played tracks with the metadata information and the album artwork.Used for navigation inside the app and also for accessing the contact details of the station.Displays the logo of the station, a text box that can contain information at your choice, and a direct send e-mail button.



Configurable items


The following visual elements can be configured based on your choice:

  • Application name - how it is listed in the app store and on the listener's device
  • Application logo
  • Facebook URL
  • Website URL
  • Contact e-mail address - your public-facing station or DJ e-mail contact
  • Text from the Contact Page
  • Choose whether your station's logo is displayed on the player or the album artwork



If you would like to discuss the packages including the mobile applications, please reach out to one of our knowledgeable Product Consultants for more information at sales@live365.com.



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