iHeartRadio pulled from Windows Phone 8 Store, requires some retuning

We've received reports from readers that iHeartRadio has ceased to work correctly on Windows Phone 8. The popular radio app is a superb solution for those who enjoy tuning into an array of stations while on the go. It has in fact been delisted for Windows Phone 8 hardware, but is still available for those who are running Windows Phone 7.

We last looked at iHeartRadio when the app was updated and introduced Pandora-like playback functionality. It's a shame to see the app vanish without notice, but we've grown used to such instances on the Windows Phone Store. While this is likely due to issues with the app causing the team to pull the offering until a fix is applied, it would have been good to see some announcement prior to departure.

You can download iHeartRadio from the Windows Phone Store should you be using a Windows Phone 7.x handset. We've reached out to the team for official clarification on what's the status of the app.

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Rich Edmonds
Senior Editor, PC Build

Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.

  • I'm not sure how widespread this is, but the WP7 version of the iHeartRadio app forgets my custom radio stations after a few days/weeks, and there's no way to get it running again. The only solution is to uninstall-reinstall the app. I wish they fixed that as well.
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  • geez, we are losing apps as soon as we get them. but at least we have msft's disaster app. and to all the haters, who needs spotify or halo when we have Youtube by ankko software or Pin+ or Loi chuc tet viet nam /s. what difference does it make that fitbit, nikefuel band and jawbone all don't support your platform casue we have 3000 e-books free. what im saying is msft is an ass of a company, with 60 bil in the bank. #fireballmer
  • I'm replacying my phone on warranty tomorrow and will now lose one of the apps I use regularly.  Here's to hoping it comes back soon.
  • Yeah. And people here say wp8 is gaining traction. What a joke if OS
  • I really don't understand articles like this. To me all it does is bring out the whiners so they can say I knew I should have gotten another OS. But maybe it's just me and how I perceive some of the comments I see.
  • It's called NEWS.
  • Was working fine for me. Why would they fucking pull it. UNREAL.
  • I am with you here, worked perfectly fine on my 920.   I had to do a factory reset on the phone tonight, now I am missing the app :(
  • I uninstalled it to reinstall because it wouldn't log me out, then BAM gone. Wtf.
  • Speaking of Pandora, when will it come? They promised!!
  • Metroradio for now..... But yeah. They haven't even made a windows 8 app yet.
  • I am seeing a lot of windows phones in Sammamish,WA, especially the high school kids. A lot of them have Lumia 900, HTC 8xs, I haven't seem a lot of L920's. The only other phone I see are iPhones. This is a restaurant manager point of view of who comes to my restaurant.
  • still hasn't returned....