1. John Balacano's Avatar
    xbox music is boring without those artist background playing on the official xbox music app for WP. I found a way to have those background.

    -Search the artist you want to get the background in the store.
    Ex "Paramore"
    -Then click on any album, Then press the 3 dots on the lower right.
    -Then press add to. Then collection.
    -Make sure that you off the "Show streaming music in my collection" in the settings.

    fiveaces01 and metalchick719 like this.
    06-08-2014 05:55 AM
  2. piaqt's Avatar
    Use Mpa Tool to get artist / album pix. http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/st...8-4ed5df611d97
    06-08-2014 06:03 AM
  3. John Balacano's Avatar
    bad thing MPAtool doesnt work with 8.1 :(
    06-08-2014 06:09 AM
  4. WavingReds's Avatar
    bad thing MPAtool doesnt work with 8.1 :(
    still works for 8.1 with offline music, not cloud or streaming.
    06-08-2014 10:23 AM
  5. abhishake620's Avatar
    still works for 8.1 with offline music, not cloud or streaming.
    It works for lockscreen while playing music or when using the old hub via that app ...else it does not work .....
    06-08-2014 10:28 AM
  6. metalchick719's Avatar
    Thanks a bunch! I just did this to add album art to my 810 that's running 8.1. Nice to have backgrounds for the artists back up, although some of them are album covers or weird photos not of the artist.
    xconomicron likes this.
    06-08-2014 12:51 PM
  7. Lu520's Avatar
    After Pressing Add To there is no Collection Option. Any guess?
    Mohd Fadil A and ArthurB like this.
    06-13-2014 12:05 AM
  8. Carl Joseph's Avatar
    This is now working without going through all those steps. Just update to latest developer preview version and Xbox music update.
    Also now shows artist on the lock screen too (you may have to deactivate, then reactivate to get it working)
    P.S. I don't have a Music Pass, just local MP3's on my SD Card.
    06-13-2014 07:34 PM
  9. Lu520's Avatar
    Hi Carl Joseph,

    Just update to latest developer preview version ///
    Just checked in store n there is no update for Dev Preview App. Can you please elaborate the steps
    06-14-2014 04:10 AM
  10. Jan Marcelo's Avatar
    You're Stealing my thread :/ This post is mine :/
    06-14-2014 10:52 PM
  11. Jan Marcelo's Avatar
    06-14-2014 10:53 PM
  12. Richard Mlanji's Avatar
    Why should struggle with all of these processes. I have three apps that work fine for bringing music in my mood.. All windows phone users check out the following
    1. Airstem
    2. n7player
    3. vlc
    08-24-2016 01:59 PM

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