1. Windows Central Question's Avatar
    I could alter my settings and change my sleep timeout to say 15min but its handy having it in sleep mode as it saves power. is there a way you can keep music playing while the surface has timed out!?
    12-20-2015 05:29 PM
  2. jhoff80's Avatar
    Only WinRT apps can take advantage of Connected Standby in Windows 8. I believe that remains true in Windows 10, though I'm not completely sure.
    12-20-2015 05:35 PM
  3. Rising Mos's Avatar
    I don't know if surface 3 supports that. A slight workaround is to make only the screen turn off while the pc is on. You can change thing in the power options.
    12-20-2015 05:35 PM
  4. Telstar1948's Avatar
    Unfortunately, the music will only continue if you're playing music from a MUI Windows app. Desktop apps (iTunes or other x32's) will be cut off when the device enters sleep. It's all in the code. MUI apps must conform to CS, but legacy software was written before and doesn't.
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    12-25-2015 01:39 PM
  5. Rising Mos's Avatar
    Is your music bought from iTunes or not? If not, play the with Groove and you should be able to go to sleep mode while playing.
    12-27-2015 01:24 AM

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