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Play Music From Apps Without Snap (Background Music)

[Mod Edit: The original title, "Xbox Music" has been updated to better reflect the idea that Audio from a snapped app should be able to continue playing even after the app has been unsapped ]

Allow us to unsnap Xbox Music and music to continually play in the background. It is cumbersome to want to play a game at full screen and having to deal with the snapped version of Xbox Music on the right side.

[Mod Edit: This idea was merged with similar ideas posted by ThankOurTroops, jon abruzi, howster34, lt smooth420, Jedi dojomaster, Alexandre7Jr, NEW M0N3Y, kevboard, and omitomm who also suggested using personal music collections and the media player app. Thanks everyone!]

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metalhead71669metalhead71669 shared a merged idea: Allow music to play while playing Games  ·   · 
ChunLi is DopeChunLi is Dope shared a merged idea: play streamed music in the background like xb360  ·   · 
SternSkovSternSkov shared a merged idea: Make Xbox Music work with One Drive to showing picture  ·   · 
Hellfire OrangeHellfire Orange shared a merged idea: Background music idea.  ·   · 
ZeBwAz4reLeGiTZeBwAz4reLeGiT shared a merged idea: Play music in background without being snaped  ·   · 
Vonta3Vonta3 shared a merged idea: background music  ·   · 
PneumonicPine88PneumonicPine88 shared a merged idea: The ability to play music application in background  ·   · 
RunawayPeak60RunawayPeak60 shared a merged idea: we should be able to play music in background  ·   · 
iTaz HybridiTaz Hybrid shared a merged idea: Add a Music Player which we can listen in the background (Xbox 360 Style)  ·   · 
xGOREFACExxGOREFACEx shared a merged idea: I'm hoping this was already addressed but, BRING BACK MUSIC STREAMING WHILE PLAYING GAMES!  ·   · 
Twerk247Twerk247 shared a merged idea: Music played in the background while gaming from usb for stick or usb hdd!! More movie codec support  ·   · 
SPACEKILLER23SPACEKILLER23 shared a merged idea: background music  ·   · 
YourLocalEnemyYourLocalEnemy shared a merged idea: Using audio apps in background  ·   · 
ToasterBoxingToasterBoxing shared a merged idea: The ability to play an ipod and/or a flash drive in the background while playing games in fullscreen.  ·   · 
JDMdrifterzK20JDMdrifterzK20 shared a merged idea: can you please make it so i can play my own music and play my games without using snap and taking up the screen??  ·   · 
MitchhlMitchhl shared a merged idea: Play music without snapping  ·   · 
DaChickenKing69DaChickenKing69 shared a merged idea: the ability to play music in the background  ·   · 
ST4O2N0ERST4O2N0ER shared a merged idea: the ability to hide the snap screen  ·   · 
Ginger Din0Ginger Din0 shared a merged idea: music in background  ·   · 
RAWR SKITZRAWR SKITZ shared a merged idea: Snapped items  ·   · 
SirNevaEnd22SirNevaEnd22 shared a merged idea: Snap  ·   · 
IDKImTooLazyIDKImTooLazy shared a merged idea: Make music play in the background  ·   · 
arkantos001681arkantos001681 shared a merged idea: xbox music in background  ·   · 
JazzyJ92JazzyJ92 shared a merged idea: Unsnap the Music/Pandora app and still listen!  ·   · 
Grimrepeer420Grimrepeer420 shared a merged idea: i want to play my music again during a game without it being snapped!!!  ·   · 
d3thswurl117d3thswurl117 shared a merged idea: Xbox One Lacking Feature  ·   · 
Darp99Darp99 shared a merged idea: To listen to music without the app covering part of the display  ·   · 
xXRaInSpYdErXxxXRaInSpYdErXx shared a merged idea: Music in Background using smartglass  ·   · 
HolyNumber2HolyNumber2 shared a merged idea: Hide the Music App  ·   · 
Mister ChopMister Chop shared a merged idea: Play music from apps while playing a game.  ·   · 
Xavier1415Xavier1415 shared a merged idea: custom soundtracks  ·   · 
DJ FANY PATROLDJ FANY PATROL shared a merged idea: music in game  ·   · 
Massacre ENGMassacre ENG shared a merged idea: Play music while gaming (Un-snapped)  ·   · 
SSW the BeastSSW the Beast shared a merged idea: Allow us to unsnap media player without cutting out sound  ·   · 
Defl3ktDefl3kt shared a merged idea: Music BackGround  ·   · 
i300codei300code shared a merged idea: Using music apps WITHOUT the app having to be snapped  ·   · 
Lzo FlashLzo Flash shared a merged idea: Pouvoir lire sa musique pendant une partie sans avoir à encrer le lecteur multimédia  ·   · 
RoEKoNRoEKoN shared a merged idea: Make some apps such as Pandora run in background during gaming..fullscreen.  ·   · 
saints35saints35 shared a merged idea: be able to play music while playing games while being unsnapped  ·   · 
HectikXHectikX shared a merged idea: snap/unsnap pandora for bg music  ·   · 
mamelukymameluky shared a merged idea: Completely hide the media player when we play some game.  ·   · 
WilhamsWilhams shared a merged idea: Snapped apps should be able to be heard while they are in the background.  ·   · 
HostleyHostley shared a merged idea: Unsnap and listening to Music  ·   · 
EcchiWizardEcchiWizard shared a merged idea: Play music with out snap  ·   · 
FoxymuffinzFoxymuffinz shared a merged idea: Hello, please let us to stream our own music while playing our games and having it not be snapped....  ·   · 
sm00chysm00chy shared a merged idea: the ability to play music while gaming  ·   · 
K1tty K1ller 69K1tty K1ller 69 shared a merged idea: snap  ·   · 
JKeetleakaJKJKeetleakaJK shared a merged idea: unsnap pandora while music continues to play  ·   · 
SigMa001337SigMa001337 shared a merged idea: Play YouTube videos in the background while gaming (Xbox One)  ·   · 
TheSummerKn1ghtTheSummerKn1ght shared a merged idea: pandora  ·   · 
lowk3ylowk3y shared a merged idea: update media player to play in background, why does it seem like the 360 media player was more advanced? snapping for music were losing our  ·   · 
halo 6821halo 6821 shared a merged idea: play music in the background  ·   · 
III uMadBro IIIIII uMadBro III shared a merged idea: My own Music in games.  ·   · 
xXI Bl0od IXxxXI Bl0od IXx shared a merged idea: Add background music player in XBOX ONE  ·   · 
AngelofAssbuttAngelofAssbutt shared a merged idea: Make Pandora playable in the background  ·   · 
xXDome89XxxXDome89Xx shared a merged idea: Play music in background without Xbox Music dock on  ·   · 
Fellipe B TFellipe B T shared a merged idea: Background music  ·   · 
lhbn2015lhbn2015 shared a merged idea: musicas  ·   · 
drcmaster28drcmaster28 shared a merged idea: Snap to background (allow custom music)  ·   · 
BigCalf66542228BigCalf66542228 shared a merged idea: Background play for youtube, internet explorer, n other apps would be awesome. Resizing the snap window would also help a lot.  ·   · 
NeXX VividNeXX Vivid shared a merged idea: Pandora App  ·   · 
WiredMotorheadWiredMotorhead shared a merged idea: Music in game without snap.  ·   · 
ShadyNasty PhDShadyNasty PhD shared a merged idea: add a feature to pandora and all other music apps  ·   · 
OrangeBudgieOrangeBudgie shared a merged idea: be able to listen to music without having to have the app snapped.  ·   · 
ShizzleDizzle05ShizzleDizzle05 shared a merged idea: Play/stream music without having to snap  ·   · 
harry3662harry3662 shared a merged idea: Play Music from Pandora without snap feature  ·   · 
mR Ghost l 10 lmR Ghost l 10 l shared a merged idea: Play custom music while playing a game without having to snap  ·   · 
J0N VIT0J0N VIT0 shared a merged idea: Custom Soundtracks while playing games!  ·   · 
fudgeythewhale3fudgeythewhale3 shared a merged idea: Make The Snap feature collapsible.  ·   · 
JI A IM IE S xJI A IM IE S x shared a merged idea: Music/media player to play music WITHOUT having to snap the app  ·   · 
xSolidSnake1982xSolidSnake1982 shared a merged idea: Custom soundtracks  ·   · 
BigBSBigBS shared a merged idea: Music apps should run unsnapped  ·   · 
RoEKoNRoEKoN shared a merged idea: Play your own music in background while playing games, not just in Snap mode  ·   · 
xPrayForUsAllxxPrayForUsAllx shared a merged idea: Music without snapping an app  ·   · 
WealdstoneRiderWealdstoneRider shared a merged idea: Background music  ·   · 
MasterDebator88MasterDebator88 shared a merged idea: *Microsoft is just shoveling out whatever they want without listening to us. Where is our background music player?!  ·   · 
IxXDOMINATORXxIIxXDOMINATORXxI shared a merged idea: Bring back playable Music in the background WITHOUT SNAPING  ·   · 
Chem1cal ToiletChem1cal Toilet shared a merged idea: Snap Audio  ·   · 
TWISTED BULLETTWISTED BULLET shared a merged idea: Press Y to snap to background  ·   · 
SaihtanSaihtan shared a merged idea: Options for Apps like Pandora or Youtube  ·   · 
RonMexicoFTWRonMexicoFTW shared a merged idea: Ability to hear snapped TV audio without picture  ·   · 
ShroudedInRedShroudedInRed shared a merged idea: Add The Ability To "Collapse Snap"  ·   · 
FDJESUPFDJESUP shared a merged idea: SNAP APP  ·   · 
VA WhisperVA Whisper shared a merged idea: Media Player app suggestion  ·   · 
TGAM ASHYTGAM ASHY shared a merged idea: BACKGROUND Music  ·   · 
FallenoutlawzFallenoutlawz shared a merged idea: App features Pandora use during game  ·   · 
TheSpacePeanutTheSpacePeanut shared a merged idea: Unsnap Media Player!  ·   · 
orange of deathorange of death shared a merged idea: needs to allow music to be played with snap closed  ·   · 
Mason 206Mason 206 shared a merged idea: Bring back custom sound tracks  ·   · 
stealthblock117stealthblock117 shared a merged idea: Pandora  ·   · 
ECLPSECLPS shared a merged idea: Allow music apps(XBOX Music, iHeartRadio, Media Player...) to play in the background, not just snapped. Like the 360.  ·   · 
Lzo FlashLzo Flash shared a merged idea: Pouvoir écouter de la musique sans avoir à encrer le lecteur multimédia  ·   · 
Logik x17Logik x17 shared a merged idea: Background music for upload+sound effects+stamps  ·   · 
JESSE ONEJESSE ONE shared a merged idea: PLEASE ALLOW US TO LISTEN TO MUSIC WHILE PLAYING COD FROM USB WITHOUT SNAPGUIDE!  ·   · 
DARKEST REAP3RDARKEST REAP3R shared a merged idea: Make pandora run in the background....  ·   · 
CRUCIBLEM3CRUCIBLEM3 shared a merged idea: Pandora Update  ·   · 
MaudibArachisMaudibArachis shared a merged idea: All apps should have the ability to run in the background without being snapped!  ·   · 
Irish DEMON2000Irish DEMON2000 shared a merged idea: we should be able 2  ·   · 
KillBYoKillBYo shared a merged idea: allow snap in to be hidden. helpful for say streaming music at the same time as a game and stil having full screen usage.  ·   · 
ChefMcNasty01ChefMcNasty01 shared a merged idea: Continue Playing Pandora when you unsnap the app  ·   · 
Dragonnose11Dragonnose11 shared a merged idea: Please allow me to play my own music while playing games.  ·   · 
Herr SchaeferHerr Schaefer shared a merged idea: Ability to hide music apps  ·   · 
Alma ChizzitAlma Chizzit shared a merged idea: Please add a rhapsody app for xbox one. Please allow this to play music over games. The box one should be able to do annything the360 can.  ·   · 
AirborneElmoAirborneElmo shared a merged idea: Music in background  ·   · 
Blake shortlyBlake shortly shared a merged idea: Xbox one media player be able to listen to music and play video games at the same time  ·   · 
parkergpsparkergps shared a merged idea: I miss being able to play my mp3's from my external storgae in my game.  ·   · 
MrKleinMrKlein shared a merged idea: to be able to play music in the backround without having to snap half screen off, like the xbox 360  ·   · 
kiblisskibliss shared a merged idea: I have cancelled my xbox music pass for xbox one because I can't play games without the snap taking up part of my screen. It is extremely an  ·   · 
Omo OlokunOmo Olokun shared a merged idea: Spotify  ·   · 
SiIky JohnsonSiIky Johnson shared a merged idea: can't unsnap xbox music app during gameplay and continue music.  ·   · 
CrypticXenocideCrypticXenocide shared a merged idea: music  ·   · 
zXzSANDMANzXzzXzSANDMANzXz shared a merged idea: the next gen is not user friendly. no music in the background. no sending messages to multiple people at once. allow us to listen to our  ·   · 
MaudibArachisMaudibArachis shared a merged idea: Hide snapped app for full screen gaming  ·   · 
Lt DeeganatorLt Deeganator shared a merged idea: Media Player App in Background  ·   · 
Whaaaat ScoobsWhaaaat Scoobs shared a merged idea: Play music in game like on 360  ·   · 
MaudibArachisMaudibArachis shared a merged idea: Need the ability to play music in the background without snap.  ·   · 
Y0UR HER0Y0UR HER0 shared a merged idea: background music  ·   · 
k0ngzork0ngzor shared a merged idea: Add a 'background mode' for apps without suspending them  ·   · 
xxBrown925xxxxBrown925xx shared a merged idea: Let us play our music in the background no snapped screen!!  ·   · 
charlys1996charlys1996 shared a merged idea: player music listening  ·   · 
SwaggerTManSwaggerTMan shared a merged idea: Unsnap the music!  ·   · 
DUCEYTHEMANDUCEYTHEMAN shared a merged idea: Can you guys let xbox music to be played in the background like the 360 does plz  ·   · 
s145gonewides145gonewide shared a merged idea: pandora (snapable app) while playing  ·   · 
xDivinePurposexDivinePurpose shared a merged idea: Pandora while gaming  ·   · 
TheAxlSnaksTheAxlSnaks shared a merged idea: Allow us to play music in the background a la X360. I shouldnt have to Snap and take away screen real estate.  ·   · 
badbrainedbadbrained shared a merged idea: pandora can be played in the background and not have to have it snapped  ·   · 
Dvargas25Dvargas25 shared a merged idea: Listen to Pandora while playing a game without having the snap feature on  ·   · 
EnV iLLmaticEnV iLLmatic shared a merged idea: The new Pandora app. We should be able to stream Pandora in the background without having to have it snapped.  ·   · 
Equal NinjaEqual Ninja shared a merged idea: Music in background while playing games (NO SNAP!) PLEASE VOTE!  ·   · 
KoheeenKoheeen shared a merged idea: Background Audio Anywhere in Console even in a game  ·   · 
x1999madmaxx1999madmax shared a merged idea: Be able to play Music in the Background like we could on the 360  ·   · 
MattDChambleyMattDChambley shared a merged idea: background music player and chatpad  ·   · 
ASTAR2012ASTAR2012 shared a merged idea: Listen to Pandora, Xbox Music, or iHeartRadio unsnapped while gaming.  ·   · 
TacoBell59TacoBell59 shared a merged idea: Be able to listen to Pandora without it being snapped. Like how party chat still functions and Twitch streaming  ·   · 
xtaylorannextayloranne shared a merged idea: pandora should play in the background without having to be snapped on the screen  ·   · 
DiGiTaL FaKiEDiGiTaL FaKiE shared a merged idea: Allow Music To Play In Background On Xbox One  ·   · 
H3X OM3GAH3X OM3GA shared a merged idea: MUSIC WHILE I'LL ENJOY FULL SCREEN GAMING (no snap background music)  ·   · 
pawncrackerspawncrackers shared a merged idea: Music app unsnapped  ·   · 
KMANFARYKMANFARY shared a merged idea: hey, was just listening to music while playing dragon age, and really want to listening without having to snap it in all the time, thanks!  ·   · 
JUMAROHJUMAROH shared a merged idea: Disable view snap for listening the music ingame.  ·   · 
Tru FlairTru Flair shared a merged idea: Play Mp3 in background from usb or hardrive as 360 did!!  ·   · 
CeasarChimcharCeasarChimchar shared a merged idea: media player in the background  ·   · 
vcrazyfreak69vcrazyfreak69 shared a merged idea: unsnap music and it still play in the backround  ·   · 
El Rey832El Rey832 shared a merged idea: Your loosing more people everyday Microsoft!  ·   · 
EastCoast KID 1EastCoast KID 1 shared a merged idea: Play Music in the Background of a game...  ·   · 
A happy BambiA happy Bambi shared a merged idea: Unsnap youtube app but still play audio option  ·   · 
Cocobean92Cocobean92 shared a merged idea: Music in the Background.  ·   · 
ezell2682ezell2682 shared a merged idea: bring back Xbox 360 background music player  ·   · 
ezell2682ezell2682 shared a merged idea: bring back Xbox 360 background music player  ·   · 
HITMAN HAM007HITMAN HAM007 shared a merged idea: custom soundtrack  ·   · 
xX Dismantle XxxX Dismantle Xx shared a merged idea: A few small but satisfying ideas to enhance Xbox One interface.  ·   · 
Hellking95Hellking95 shared a merged idea: To use Personal music collection from usb and in background when playing  ·   · 
Dauntless ReignDauntless Reign shared a merged idea: Xbox Music App  ·   · 
MaudibArachisMaudibArachis shared a merged idea: Music in the Background  ·   · 
Jon9678Jon9678 shared a merged idea: Stream music during a game without snap pane  ·   · 
GH CHESSERSGH CHESSERS shared a merged idea: music multitask  ·   · 
Phatzo77Phatzo77 shared a merged idea: Spotify in the background while playing games  ·   · 
Pr0z aLpHaPr0z aLpHa shared a merged idea: Media Player Features  ·   · 
Lil Jammer08Lil Jammer08 shared a merged idea: Music play in Background  ·   · 
Tiago Macedo PTTiago Macedo PT shared a merged idea: Listen music while media player is unsnapped  ·   · 
GAMING LORD 01GAMING LORD 01 shared a merged idea: xbox music is NOT good enough  ·   · 
GHOSTxCh40SGHOSTxCh40S shared a merged idea: Play music in the background from Xbox Music or Media Player  ·   · 
RippedBucktaRippedBuckta shared a merged idea: streaming music  ·   · 
oTriggaStopAooTriggaStopAo shared a merged idea: Stream music in background, "Xbox Return to game" , Increase party size, NBA App, Voice messages and more arcade titles  ·   · 
Don ScrillDon Scrill shared a merged idea: background Custom music  ·   · 
AbrahamquiqueAbrahamquique shared a merged idea: guardar musica desde un cd como en el xbox 360  ·   · 
Awoken NinjaAwoken Ninja shared a merged idea: Background music like Xbox 360  ·   · 
Tyla 5Tyla 5 shared a merged idea: Custom soundtracks  ·   · 
Zordid2Zordid2 shared a merged idea: Custom Soundtrack  ·   · 
SYN3RGY YouTubeSYN3RGY YouTube shared a merged idea: Minimise button for music apps so music can still play in the background  ·   · 
ALEXXANDRERJALEXXANDRERJ shared a merged idea: Music Player in background like Xbox 360 when play games  ·   · 
hazza01hazza01 shared a merged idea: Bring xbox 360 music features to xbox one  ·   · 
CJits 57CJits 57 shared a merged idea: Listening to music without the snap function.  ·   · 
GOLDEN BALLZzzzGOLDEN BALLZzzz shared a merged idea: the ability to listen to music in the backround through xbox music\other devices  ·   · 
pablox40pablox40 shared a merged idea: Bring back background music!!!  ·   · 
Pr0z aLpHaPr0z aLpHa shared a merged idea: Improve Snapped Music  ·   · 
KALEL 6686KALEL 6686 shared a merged idea: I would like to listen to music in the background while playing games. No snapping apps.  ·   · 
KazieboiKazieboi shared a merged idea: background music thru thumb drives or apps like pandora  ·   · 
badcompony3badcompony3 shared a merged idea: Music playing in the background  ·   · 
MercMouth88MercMouth88 shared a merged idea: music snap  ·   · 
Sketch of XboxSketch of Xbox shared a merged idea: Streaming music during gameplay  ·   · 
kevboardkevboard shared a merged idea: Play MP3 Background Music  ·   · 
Snipering NinjaSnipering Ninja shared a merged idea: background music  ·   · 
Chief JshChief Jsh shared a merged idea: I want to lessen to Xbox Music with out it having to be snapped if I want to stop playing music I could always snap it back and stop it.  ·   · 
IZERO GRAVI7YIZERO GRAVI7Y shared a merged idea: Music While Playing  ·   · 
TANSOLO1TANSOLO1 shared a merged idea: Hide the snap feature when playing my own playlists of music.  ·   · 
Waldemar3Waldemar3 shared a merged idea: Support background music without snap the app of Xbox music thanks.  ·   · 
PSYKOKUDPSYKOKUD shared a merged idea: Background Music  ·   · 
shamoney5000shamoney5000 shared a merged idea: Play Music in the background with xbox music  ·   · 
UziRaPPerUziRaPPer shared a merged idea: Music in the background!  ·   · 
PeteZombiePeteZombie shared a merged idea: xbox music run unsnapped  ·   · 
Psyche KrypticPsyche Kryptic shared a merged idea: Media Player  ·   · 
UziRaPPerUziRaPPer shared a merged idea: Music in the background!  ·   · 
IIIIBIG EIIIIIIIIIBIG EIIIII shared a merged idea: Music playback during gameplay  ·   · 
mazttmaztt shared a merged idea: Make it so you can unsnap media player and the music keeps playing  ·   · 
LT Windsor131LT Windsor131 shared a merged idea: Allow Xbox music to play in the background  ·   · 
EagleX01EagleX01 shared a merged idea: our own music in game  ·   · 
HOBBIT MURDERERHOBBIT MURDERER shared a merged idea: Midea player  ·   · 
NEW M0N3YNEW M0N3Y shared a merged idea: My music should be playing in the background when I'm playing my game just like the xbox 360 does  ·   · 
xEpic MeYerZzxEpic MeYerZz shared a merged idea: Music In The Background  ·   · 
Maiden Ty OneMaiden Ty One shared a merged idea: An App that allows you to play music in the background while playing games, a 'la the 360's Custom Soundtrack feature  ·   · 
Maiden Ty OneMaiden Ty One shared a merged idea: Alter Media Player App so that it doesn't take up 14 of the screen when playing music.  ·   · 
Maiden Ty OneMaiden Ty One shared a merged idea: Custom Soundtracks, for the love of god...  ·   · 
XBLs FLYEST NIKXBLs FLYEST NIK shared a merged idea: CUSTOM SOUNDTRACKS!!!  ·   · 
BlubbbsterBlubbbster shared a merged idea: Play media preferably music in the background  ·   · 
Kold ChillsKold Chills shared a merged idea: Let us be able to listen to our music in full screen while playing a game. Or at least make the tab for music very small  ·   · 
B1GDMAKnDaHOUSEB1GDMAKnDaHOUSE shared a merged idea: We need to unsnap the music app & still listen to music..  ·   · 
MASTER TRIPEMASTER TRIPE shared a merged idea: HAV XBOX MUSIC PLAY IN BACKGROUND NOT SNAP  ·   · 
Nathan117326Nathan117326 shared a merged idea: Xbox Music Without Snapping  ·   · 
Agent ShnizlerAgent Shnizler shared a merged idea: xbox music to run in the background unsnapped  ·   · 
Sepsis7Sepsis7 shared a merged idea: Xbox Music Playable in Background  ·   · 
SsubCowSsubCow shared a merged idea: Ability to listen to music, and run snap in the background while playing games!  ·   · 
ALPHA CURE DOGGALPHA CURE DOGG shared a merged idea: MAKE MUSIC APPS RUN IN BACKGROUND  ·   · 
hayabusa5158hayabusa5158 shared a merged idea: poder reproducir la musica de un usb externo y poder jugar sin que el volumen de la maquina baje al entrar al juego o poder elegir el volume  ·   · 
jon abruzijon abruzi shared a merged idea: Listen Music in background  ·   · 
combatFIREcombatFIRE shared a merged idea: music  ·   · 
ii Woods xVxii Woods xVx shared a merged idea: Background Music App  ·   · 
dugpa1dugpa1 shared a merged idea: Snap ruined music in background get rid of snap  ·   · 
QueazyTech06QueazyTech06 shared a merged idea: spotify/pandora/i heart radio app so gamers can listen to music in the background while playing a game or watching tv or on internet explore  ·   · 
BCG VIBROMASTERBCG VIBROMASTER shared a merged idea: Music during games  ·   · 
PORKCHOP777PORKCHOP777 shared a merged idea: playing music while playing games like on the Xbox 360  ·   · 
Poltergeist xOPoltergeist xO shared a merged idea: Ability to listen to music in the background  ·   · 
damiendoukdamiendouk shared a merged idea: XBOX Live Music  ·   · 
CheeeeeeeeeZ509CheeeeeeeeeZ509 shared a merged idea: play music using full screen no snap on the side  ·   · 
TackyPieTackyPie shared a merged idea: Enable the Xbox One to play music in the background like Xbox 360  ·   · 
Jedi dojomasterJedi dojomaster shared a merged idea: please let us run the xbox mp3 player in the backgroung so we can have our music without a snapped app and lose real estate on my television  ·   · 
ClassiCoreyClassiCorey shared a merged idea: play music app  ·   · 
ThankOurTroopsThankOurTroops shared a merged idea: Hide snapped apps.  ·   · 
IIII SHEEM IIIIIIII SHEEM IIII shared a merged idea: play music in background  ·   · 
SeeSoulTakeSoulSeeSoulTakeSoul shared a merged idea: Music  ·   · 
xMercilessWolfxxMercilessWolfx shared a merged idea: Bringing back playing music in the background and media device support.  ·   · 
Nickoy77Nickoy77 shared a merged idea: play music in background not snap  ·   · 
SINPAXHINKOSINPAXHINKO shared a merged idea: Home dashboard  ·   · 
BelievableHulkBelievableHulk shared a merged idea: Audio playback in background without using snap  ·   · 
omitommomitomm shared a merged idea: background music in dashboard  ·   · 
Izanagi GodIzanagi God shared a merged idea: Ability to play music in background  ·   · 
DarkSlingerDarkSlinger shared a merged idea: Music while unsnapped  ·   · 
RoKKeR IVRoKKeR IV shared a merged idea: Play Xbox Music in the background  ·   · 
Dylan GreeneDylan Greene shared a merged idea: Allow things like Xbox Music and a possibly future Pandora app run in the background, and not just Snap  ·   · 
tonyruz14tonyruz14 shared a merged idea: Allow us to unsnap Xbox Music and music to continually play in the background AAC, MP3, MKV & MP4 Support + Background play on cd or ext h  ·   · 
DJ RoofeDJ Roofe shared a merged idea: The Party and Xbox Music apps should be able to run in the background  ·   · 
CRAZYK1LLA29CRAZYK1LLA29 shared a merged idea: Allow the music App to run in the background without being snapped  ·   · 
ArcaneWolf98ArcaneWolf98 shared a merged idea: Music while gaming  ·   · 
BergusmaximusBergusmaximus shared a merged idea: Xbox snap. Music  ·   · 
Stolarz88Stolarz88 shared a merged idea: background music  ·   · 
TGAM ASHYTGAM ASHY shared a merged idea: Listen to your own music while playing without it being snapped  ·   · 
Scuderia4EVERScuderia4EVER shared a merged idea: Music on Xbox One  ·   · 
DrSlickRick15DrSlickRick15 shared a merged idea: Audio CD Player --> a regular System Music app like on 360.  ·   · 
TensationTensation shared a merged idea: Run Music and Apps in the background  ·   · 
JayQuik03JayQuik03 shared a merged idea: Stream audio while playing games in background (without snap)  ·   · 
howster34howster34 shared a merged idea: Can we please be able to stream our own music in background while playing games ?  ·   · 
lt smooth420lt smooth420 shared a merged idea: Custom soundtrack support like Xbox 360 (Without SNAP)  ·   · 
DropkickPenguinDropkickPenguin shared a merged idea: Allow the music app to play music in the background without being snapped, like how you could on xbox 360.  ·   · 
InstyleVIIInstyleVII shared a merged idea: Allow Xbox Music (and other Music applications) to run in background unsnapped  ·   · 
BryceMG6BryceMG6 shared a merged idea: Allow background music.  ·   · 

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  • H2O CanuckH2O Canuck commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please make this happen! The Xbox 360 had this available during launch...cmon now ladies and gents this should've been well established already for the next gen

  • LRocaLRoca commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Background music will add so much to the whole experience. we definitely need this feature!!!

  • Blac Majik1Blac Majik1 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is what we really need. Not only that, but windows phone streaming (PlayTo) is awful. It needs to be updated immediately. Half the time it won't connect to the xbox then if it does it won't play playlists. It will simply play one song and go back to the playlist screen. Plus, once the phone is locked the streaming stops. There also should be a better way for mac users to stream music as well. Not only that but the windows phone app for macs is terrible. I'm not sure what you guys are doing anymore.

    Also, if you could play Pandora in the background that would be absolutely fantastic. Sacrificing full screen gameplay for music should happen, though. I am hoping you fix this soon.

  • ArrantVesselArrantVessel commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I bought an xbox one on the weekend, so disappointed i can not stream music from my iphone to xbox for background game play or to even play music. I have to get an xbox music pass!! This sucks, so basically whenever my friends come round i have to get them to signup to xbox music. This is a PROBLEM!!

    Microsoft make the feature happen for free and then it will get buy in.

    Taking my xbox one back for a refund and looking at PS4.

  • TH3smackMANTH3smackMAN commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Its funny all they would have to do is, implement a "Push RB" feature to overlap app audio when you double tap the home button. Its not like pandora stops running when it gets unsnapped or anything... lol

  • DresdenphileDresdenphile commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I posted this in a similar thread:
    There is one big issue with this request: The way the Xbox One actually runs. As I am sure you all have heard, there are currently 3 OSes running on the Xbox One: 1) Hypervisor which is actually the main OS, as I will explain here shortly. 2) The Windows 8 kernel, which runs all of the apps. 3) The Game OS, which is self explanatory. Now the reason why I say Hypervisor is the main one, is because the term 'hypervisor' is a generic PC industry term to refer to OS virtualization. If the same holds true here, and I don't see why it wouldn't, then the game OS and the Windows 8 kernel are basically virtual machines that run on top of Hypervisor. This also means that the necessary communication between the game os and the apps OS for this feature to work does not occur. Its like having a blind person trying to speak to a deaf person, who is using sign language in response. Just doesn't work. The reason why this is so important is because the game os is probably little more that the requisite go-between for the game to communicate with the hardware to run. It has no other functionality. In order for this to work, first the game os would have to be updated to support audio media natively, rather than using the instructions implemented with the game. Second, it would have to be able to access the Windows 8 kernel to be able to find audio to stream in game, then it would have to be able to transport that audio from the Windows 8 kernel to its own kernel for utilization in game. Yes it can be done, but it would be ugly from a software standpoint and probably not work very well. My be is this function will be implemented with the Windows 10 kernel update.

  • ZombieHippoZombieHippo commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hulu, Crackle, and (bring [adult swim] to apps as well but let them also continue to play. I do it all the time anyways. Allow us to adjust screen size in case we wanna watch both. Crazy how much of a multi-tasker everyone is these days lol.

  • CodestoneCodestone commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please, get it done now! But you probably won't so I'm cancelling my Xbox music subscription. No background music is an epic design failure and symptomatic of a bigger design problem. Good design is why PS4 demand doubles the demand for the X-bone.

  • GEISTKAOSGEISTKAOS commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Coffeemugodoom:

    It's coming! But it's not a priority or least one that will merit the attention of being the top requested app feature. MS has their priorities *** up! Which is why they're getting their *** handed to them by Sony. If you ask your fanbase for feedback the least you can do is reassure them. My Xbox live sub is up and I won't renew it untill this matter is addressed and even then I might not come back since I'm being obligated to buy most of my multiplatform games on the console that supports background music. Who am I kidding! I'm just waiting for this feature so the X1 could be my console of choice! But go head MS take another month... year!

    https://twitter.com/XboxP3/status/577301187902361600

  • CoffeemugofdoomCoffeemugofdoom commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We need to start sending out tweets and whatnot to try to get attention. Somebody from the Xbox team needs to at least say this is coming or not, and it doesn't seem like anyone is paying attention here.

  • LIAMCANTLOSE44LIAMCANTLOSE44 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    You suck Xbox. All this time and all these requests and still nothing. I just cancelled my xbox music subscription because of this, and i believe everyone who is paying for it and still not receiving this basic request should follow me in doing that. Make them lose money.

  • KougatWhisper50KougatWhisper50 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I really THOUGHT that the April update will bring the background music, but it didn't. If they don't add it back, then Xbox will have a big disadvantage....

  • THE L0RD 0F WARTHE L0RD 0F WAR commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Over 10 year xbox live subscriber here. Why are you not implementing this #1 requested feature, and why are the staff so tight-lipped about this feature? IT IS WHAT WE WANT. HOW ABOUT A COMMENT ON WHEN WE WILL HAVE THIS FEATURE? I love gaming, but you have really upset me every time I pickup the controller. Every. Time.

  • SFR PriceSFR Price commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I am ware of the various ways to play music on the Xbox One, but snapping a music program that covers an unreasonably large portion of the screen isn't the answer. With the current system, It would be better if the size of the snapped app was adjustable. Maybe add a number of preset sizes that appeal to various audiences; the current size, something larger, and hidden preset. While I want to listen to my music over my headset, I guess I'll be forced to use a pair of headphones under my headset or something similarly uncomfortable.

  • RebelordRebelord commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I had thought this was an existing feature until I tried to use it. I don't see why this doesn't work because the party app doesn't stop working when I unsnap.

    So who completely forgot about this essential feature to a device that's supposed to be central to all my media?

  • CcamgemCcamgem commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    When is this coming??? I could do this in Xbox and Xbox 360 but not this latest generation of console.......... BIG OVERSIGHT

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