Welcome to the Windows Central Forums Create Your Account or Ask a Question Answers in 5 minutes - no registration required!
Results 1 to 7 of 7
  1. kimtaein1's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    5 Posts
       #1  
    is there a way to search music i already have on my phone?
    I come from iphone and it was easy to find music but on my new wp8 phone, xbox music doesn't have search button.
    I am not looking for universal search as described in http://forums.wpcentral.com/nokia-lu...ing-music.html
    I am just looking for search capability within xbox music.

    Thanks
  2. Daniel Ratcliffe's Avatar
    Retired Moderator

    Posts
    2,817 Posts
    Global Posts
    4,473 Global Posts
    #2  
    I know it's a long workaround, but at the very least on my HTC TITAN you can go to marketplace, search for the track, and then go from there. Say I search for "Miss FD". There's all her albums there, but on there is an option that says something like "On device" which when clicked brings up all the albums on your device. Don't know if that'll work for you? I doubt it will, but that is how to do it currently, as far as I'm aware. It definitely does need fixing though if I am correct.

    "Fortune cookie said: 'Outlook not so good'. I said: 'Sure, but Microsoft ships it anyway'."
  3. TruPlaya187's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    597 Posts
    #3  
    What I did for this "fix" is that I have installed Hey DJ! It's a app that uses the TellMe voice capabilities and you can say like, "Surprise Me", "Play this artist", "Play this song"...etc....
  4. kimtaein1's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    5 Posts
       #4  
    Thanks for the reply. that is still too many hops that i will just scroll through a coule thousand songs or by a hunds of artists....
    I kinda diagree to the quote though... I am not praising how things worked on iTunes. I don't understand why my new windows phone can't do better. It doesn't have to be exactly same as my old iphone but at least if it is going to play music, then give people a way to search for a song. I am surprised that there isn't any descent music player in the store either. I tried HeyDJ, Amazing Music, playMusic, SKY Music, Touch Music and none of the can search (not by voice) music on my device. it must be really hard to add that feature...
  5. monels11's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    6 Posts
    Global Posts
    17 Global Posts
    #5  
    Not to insult your ability, but don't jump lists with albums, songs, and artists accomplish the same thing? I might not have as much music as you but I usually just jump to the letter of the album/artist and go from there.
  6. miltonkes's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    25 Posts
    #6  
  7. papahood's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    32 Posts
    #7  
    jumping to a certain letter works for me too right now but i can see that if you have a thousand songs within that letter it would be a pain. some of these suggestions above I'm going to give a try too.

Similar Threads

  1. How do i backup everything on my phone?
    By seppuku716 in forum LG Quantum
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 08-06-2014, 09:43 PM
  2. How do use XBox Music pass on my phone?
    By ironsoulreaver in forum Windows Phone 8
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 06-22-2013, 11:35 AM
  3. How do I search the music on my phone?
    By bpsg119 in forum Windows Phone 8
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 05-11-2013, 06:21 PM
  4. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-24-2012, 08:25 PM
  5. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-10-2012, 06:21 AM

Posting Permissions