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Xbox Music

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 jon abruzi, howster34, lt smooth420, Jedi dojomaster, Alexandre7Jr, and NEW M0N3Y who also suggested using personal music collections and the media player app. Thanks everyone!]

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iMikeZeroiMikeZero shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
GAMING LORD 01GAMING LORD 01 shared a merged idea: xbox music is NOT good enough  ·   · 
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  ·   · 
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  ·   · 
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  ·   · 
sirrisracingsirrisracing 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  ·   · 
jon abruzijon abruzi shared a merged idea: Listen Music in background  ·   · 
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  ·   · 
I eat numzI eat numz shared a merged idea: play music app  ·   · 
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  ·   · 
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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  • dugpa1dugpa1 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    X1 not having music in the background was the reason i went out and got a ps4. I recommend everyone of you thats been posting for the last year pleading with microsoft to give us this feature to just get a ps4. You can enjoy music in the background while playing your games with mp3 support coming soon. No snap no bs just games and music and a easy to use overall great experience! All X1 is a tv box that plays halo games. Love halo dont get me wrong and xbox 360 was my favorite console of all time. But x1 is one if the Biggest disappointments in a long time and all the updates in the world cant fix sucks!

  • xTWENTYone 21xxTWENTYone 21x commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes. This, please?!! It is the reason i dont subscribe to Xbox Music and also why i play certain games on PS4 instead since it has this feature. Thank you!

  • Psyche KrypticPsyche Kryptic commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'm listening to some music right now and I would love just to be able to go on a game while listening to it.. C'mon Microsoft, the XB1 should have more features than the 360.. a year on and some features haven't even been put on the XB1 yet that were on 360.

  • SLICK 8lSLICK 8l commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Need this in dec. ms no bs

    Xbo owners have been asking for this since last november

  • REsOSoNiCREsOSoNiC commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes completely agree with this and dont forget to inclued internet explorer and or the youtube app! Everybody wants full screen gaming whilst being able to listen to music without having to use two seperate devices.

  • Xyba2049Xyba2049 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Even if you do like when you broadcast twitch and unsnap it, at the bottom of the screw it tells you how many viewers you have. I been wondering since day one why I couldn't Ismail music and play in the background like on the 360.

  • PerfectConsumerPerfectConsumer commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I was a longtime subscriber of Xbox Music/Zune Pass, and I assumed that with it's multimedia focus, the One would allow me to listen to music in the background... something I really wanted with the Xbox 360. I was dismayed to learn that you couldn't do this, and that's one of the main reasons I cancelled my subscription to an otherwise fine service. So allow me to throw my hat into the ring by affirming the suggestion that the Xbox One needs a music player (or the new Media Player Preview app) with minimization functionality. One doesn't want to have to have their game or other application minimized while listening to music. I applaud the Media Player Preview rollout, but until we can listen to music without having to stare at the player the entire time, it has extremely limited utilitarian value to me, and others it would seem.

  • DaintierAbyss93DaintierAbyss93 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Also, you should be able to play TV Sound in the background too (Cable Music channels, or just listening to the News passively)

  • DowncrashingDowncrashing commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This has taken way to long, if I knew this wasnt a feature out of the box I would have waited on my purchase. Needs to work with Xbox music and DLNA. Other updates are great this is the last big one for me!

  • xbox4xmas07xbox4xmas07 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would love to be able to mine in minecraft while listening to my own music - not the minecraft 'plinky-plonky' music that plays through the game!

  • o TeD xo TeD x commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This feature needs to be added don't know why it wasn't there to start with as this console is meant to be a upgrade

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