iPhone & Android App Support

Downloading the WQXR Mobile App

The WQXR Mobile App is currently available for iPhones (iOS 7 and later) and iPads in the iTunes App Store and Android phones (Android 4.1 and later) in the Google Play Store.

To download the app to your iPhone or iPad:

  1. Make sure you're connected to the internet. 
  2. Open the App Store. 
  3. In the search bar in the top right, search for WQXR Classical. 
  4. Under iPhone only apps, you should see the WQXR Classical Music Radio New York app. Click the FREE button.
  5. The FREE button should turn into an INSTALL button. Click the INSTALL button. (If you're asked for a password, use the one associated with your iTunes account.)
  6. The WQXR app will begin downloading to your device. Once it's done, open and listen!

To download the app to your Android phone:

  1. Make sure you're connected to the internet.
  2. Open the Play Store.
  3. Click on the magnifying glass and search for WQXR Classical.
  4. Under apps, you should see the WQXR New York Classical Music app. Click on it.
  5. This should take you to a page about this app. Click the Install button. Your phone will let you know what data the app can access on your phone. Click the Accept & download button if you accept these conditions.
  6. The WQXR app will begin downloading to your device. Once it's done, click open and listen!

Listening to WQXR

Once you've downloaded the WQXR Mobile App, you can listen to a live stream of 105.9 FM WQXR directly from your device. 

To listen to a stream, tap the play button next to the stream you want. 

Real Time Playlists

The radio player tells you what's playing now. To find out what just played, start the stream or click on Now Playing in the top right if you're already listening. Hit Previously Played at the bottom of the screen and scroll down to see earlier pieces.

Alarm Clock

From the menu, select Wake up with WQXR. Select a time and a stream. Hit Set Alarm. If you have an iOS device, be sure to leave the app on the screen and the device unlocked so we can be awake to wake you up!

Sleep Timer

From the Now Playing screen, tap the Zzz button. Select how long it will take you to fall asleep and hit Start Timer.

Watch WQXR videos on YouTube

Watch live performances and behind-the-scenes footage from the WQXR studios, The Greene Space, and the studios of emerging composers.

Support WQXR

Our app features an easy-to-use, simplified mobile pledge form. Choose a dollar amount, fill out a few personal details, and you're good to go!

Contact Us

Having trouble with the WQXR mobile app? Contact us anytime using our contact form or (646) 829-4000.