Having said that, Groove is far better than it was but still needs to keep adding content focused features. Microsoft today announced updates to their entertainment apps and all of them got some neat new features. I had access to Windows 8. Our improved snapped view is clearer and easier to use when a customer scales it down to minimum size. After learning Microsoft plans to , we also knew that the company was building an Xbox Music app to replace the hub. Microsoft previously that the focus with the new Music app is on playing songs over surfacing new content, noting you can now play music in two clicks rather than six. The Music tile displays the album art and title of the current song.
There still needs to be better music discovery methods. Sorry for the long post, I am really tired and I am probably repeating things. Is there any fix coming from Microsoft? However, touching the dropdown player controls will send you off to the new app, mostly because 8. After shipping the initial version of Xbox Music for Windows 8, we collected a ton of useful feedback from our customers on what was working for them, and where we needed to do better. Alongside the Xbox Music redesign and additional apps, the new Windows Store interface has also been spotted in Windows 8. I really just don't understand why they feel the need to drive users away, but I think this is the straw the broke the camel's back for me.
Follow these steps given in the link below to start the computer in clean boot. Edit: As of April 1, 2019, the Groove Music App on Xbox officially doesn't play the music I have on my OneDrive for me. No worries, I was among the fooled. Similar apps are also suggested within app pages, with a general focus on app discoverability. With platform improvements of Windows 8.
To be clear, things can only get better. Let music be your connector to all your Windows experiences. Method 2: Run the Microsoft Accounts troubleshooter and check. Xbox music seems to have an issue with categorizing music over a network. For some reason my xbox live account was set to United States when I live in Canada. In addition, there are many extras. Anyone know how to fix this.
The second notification tells you about all the wonderful ways you can spend your money with music in the Microsoft cloud. Discover new favorites with custom radio stations. I've been using this app around 4 weeks before the end of the service. Moving between the features is as simple as clicking the title. I must have not changed it when i created my account. In addition, there are many extras. I wish there was a way to force it to start looking for new music again.
Also running the account troubleshooter has no luck either, it says it has collected and zipped up additional information, but I cannot actually open or save the zip file it makes due to permissions. Has anyone seen a bug in Xbox Music for dev preview Phone 8. You have to pause indefinitely or close the app. Most of your event will be Information. Our team has completely re-imagined and rebuilt Xbox Music for Windows 8.
You need an Xbox Music Pass to purchase songs. The new list view lets you Super fast find your artists, albums or songs. Later this year, be sure to check out the full launch of Windows 8. I can take a screen recording of what happens when I open the Music App if you like. Hi Percy, Your opinion is correct. Volume: Drag the slider to control the volume. Readd all your music back to the folder and reopen xbox music to find all your songs.
If you are a Windows Phone user, head over to the Windows Phone Store for a nifty new Xbox Music app update that addresses several issues. With this improved and new Windows Search, one can access everything from the local drive to the web by power of Bing and thus can find the content very easily within the Xbox Video app. Many of our customers appreciated the Xbox Music service features like ad-supported free streaming, custom internet radio stations and the ability to take their music and playlists to different devices. So is Microsoft forcing geo-location on their apps and hiding that from customers? Microsoft, please make an app that could support OneDrive music playback to replace Groove music! To adjust volume levels using Windows 8. Started happening on my computer when I purchased an album, which had worked in the past, though before last upgrade. For Windows 8, we were one of the first app developers to help validate and refine the platform for music and video apps. Hopefully by the end of the night I will have a better answer.