1. xilammalix's Avatar
    Anyone who had a windows phone 7 - 7.5 now using WP8 know how to get the pause/play forward/back buttons on the home screen?
    12-31-2012 05:00 PM
  2. jhguth's Avatar
    We had music controls on the home screen in WP7?
    01-01-2013 03:26 PM
  3. Mio_Ray's Avatar
    Do You mean the Lockscreen? They will appear if You recently played some music.


    ...... Thi hellere dampe end stve ......
    01-01-2013 04:03 PM
  4. clindhartsen's Avatar
    Primarily you'll press the volume rocker while on the lock screen or Start screen to bring up the playback controls.

    Am I forgetting how 7.5 worked, or has Music always disappeared from the volume rocker popup if you choose to watch a video clip for a moment, or even play a ring tone? I thought it persisted much more than it does now.
    01-01-2013 04:35 PM
  5. jhguth's Avatar
    I think you could only get the controls when locked, so that works the same as now
    01-01-2013 07:35 PM
  6. xilammalix's Avatar
    We had music controls on the home screen in WP7?
    yes you can, the lock screen will show the controls on the upper left
    01-02-2013 07:45 PM
  7. xilammalix's Avatar
    Do You mean the Lockscreen? They will appear if You recently played some music.


    ...... Thi hellere dampe end stve ......
    Yep the lock screen, and no even with music playing or recently played the only way to get the controls is by pressing the volume buttons. I still carry my Radar for that reason... Its safer while I'm driving.
    01-02-2013 07:47 PM
  8. Robert Carpenter's Avatar
    My controls show automatically on my lock screen while playing music. As soon as I press the power button to wake the phone, the controls are there.
    01-03-2013 07:30 AM
  9. jhguth's Avatar
    yes you can, the lock screen will show the controls on the upper left
    lock screen =/= home screen. I do not remember WP7 having controls on the home screen.
    01-03-2013 09:45 AM

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