08-16-2014 08:05 AM
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  1. Pranjal Rai's Avatar
    HEY Y'ALL! I'VE FOUND A FIX

    Now that I've got your attention, do this.
    1. Search the artist in the store using your phone.
    2. Put any song on streaming by tapping the album.
    3. Tap on the bottom 3 dots (...) in the now playing screen, and at the very bottom, there is an option of add to collection.

    Enjoy!
    08-09-2014 01:54 PM
  2. Sam Welsey's Avatar
    apparently there is no add to collection option. i am on lumia black, xbox music. only options are smart dj, share, more in store, save as playlist.

    does this trick only work on 8.1?
    08-09-2014 09:38 PM
  3. Sam Welsey's Avatar
    i can't find the option to add to my collection, lumia black!
    08-09-2014 09:40 PM
  4. Sam Welsey's Avatar
    To add album artwork just use tag editor.. On WP store of course

    we are definitely talking about the artist artwork for the background image! album artwork is a piece of cake even wmp can do the job
    Nizam95 likes this.
    08-09-2014 09:44 PM
  5. Pranjal Rai's Avatar
    i can't find the option to add to my collection, lumia black!
    Yes, the option is only available on wp8.1 sorry. :(
    08-09-2014 10:19 PM
  6. Sam Welsey's Avatar
    Yes, the option is only available on wp8.1 sorry. :(
    ok that is a bummer. how about the mpatool app, does it still work on 8.1?
    08-09-2014 11:59 PM
  7. colinkiama's Avatar
    apparently there is no add to collection option. i am on lumia black, xbox music. only options are smart dj, share, more in store, save as playlist.

    does this trick only work on 8.1?
    yes
    08-10-2014 06:54 AM
  8. colinkiama's Avatar
    Here is the fix. Search for the artist in the store. Add one of their songs to your collection. Check the artist on your phone. You should have a Background now. After that delete the song you added to the collection. Repeat this for every artist in your collection and you will get an artist background for your songs. It should be less frustrating now that xbox music has been updated today.
    This trick only works with windows phone 8.1?. 8 users should just use the default music app. Doesn't mpa tool work with 8.0?
    08-10-2014 06:55 AM
  9. Pranjal Rai's Avatar
    ok that is a bummer. how about the mpatool app, does it still work on 8.1?
    Nope, but this is much better.
    Sam Welsey likes this.
    08-10-2014 10:12 AM
  10. Ashalinia's Avatar
    Mpatool works for me even on 8.1 when I change the artist image and then turn the artist lock screen image off and on again.

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    Sam Welsey likes this.
    08-10-2014 04:44 PM
  11. naveen felix's Avatar
    Mpatool works for me even on 8.1 when I change the artist image and then turn the artist lock screen image off and on again.

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    How so..?? It's not working for me.tried a couple of times....!!
    08-11-2014 10:06 AM
  12. Ashalinia's Avatar
    How so..?? It's not working for me.tried a couple of times....!!
    I just imported my music from my PC, downloaded Mpatool, added images from one of the sources/deleted the dummy file, and went to Settings > Lock Screen > Show artist when playing music and turned that off and then on again.

    Worked for me :P
    08-11-2014 05:53 PM
  13. Nizam95's Avatar
    I just imported my music from my PC, downloaded Mpatool, added images from one of the sources/deleted the dummy file, and went to Settings > Lock Screen > Show artist when playing music and turned that off and then on again.

    Worked for me :P
    Wow it works!! Thanks dude. It also found my long lost artist lock screen that I add when I'm on 8
    08-11-2014 06:47 PM
  14. naveen felix's Avatar
    I just imported my music from my PC, downloaded Mpatool, added images from one of the sources/deleted the dummy file, and went to Settings > Lock Screen > Show artist when playing music and turned that off and then on again.

    Worked for me :P
    Thank you mate.tried it a couple of times & nw it's working ....!
    08-11-2014 08:54 PM
  15. Ashalinia's Avatar
    No problem guys, glad you got it to work!
    08-11-2014 09:21 PM
  16. jdholland79's Avatar
    I use a app from the app store called music + you can download any songs you want and its added to your library automatically with art works flawlessly for me
    08-11-2014 09:30 PM
  17. Hugo Fernandes1's Avatar
    Ok dude, artist lock screen is working here now, but in-app don't :'c
    And what about art work ? Nothing working here 😞
    08-11-2014 09:32 PM
  18. Ashalinia's Avatar
    Mpatool doesn't work for album art, you'll have to do that through your PC in WMP or the Xbox Music app (I think it works for that.)
    Hugo Fernandes1 likes this.
    08-11-2014 09:45 PM
  19. Hugo Fernandes1's Avatar
    Anyway man, very thanks!
    I'll try other methods...
    OBS: MixRadio works fine here, with artist and album... Why Xbox?😪
    08-11-2014 10:12 PM
  20. Sam Welsey's Avatar
    Anyway man, very thanks!
    I'll try other methods...
    OBS: MixRadio works fine here, with artist and album... Why Xbox?😪
    actually yes, mixradio has been working fine since wp 8, artist art, bio and everything loads up very well. even the images are pretty dapper not like xbox with blurred images for so many bands. so nokia can find a way but not Microsoft, well well well.
    08-12-2014 09:06 AM
  21. Pranjal Rai's Avatar
    Hey everyone, please please please vote on my uservoice idea of getting the emerald tile option for Xbox music by clicking on the link and voting. And please share with everyone. http://forums.windowscentral.com/showthread/302880.htm
    08-16-2014 08:05 AM
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