1. runamuck83's Avatar
    I ask because it does not seem to in any of the apps I have.

    My wife's Xbox Music has to be left open, with the screen unlocked anytime she downloads any albums or anything. When I post a picture to facebook, if I leave the app, it stops.

    This is like, the most basic feature that is needed on any mobile plaform... Does 8.1 support this and the devs just haven't implemented, or is it not there at all?
    09-24-2014 09:00 AM
  2. Jack Janik's Avatar
    From my understanding there IS background downloading/uploading but it's so restrictive, you have to have your phone charging, with at least 90 percent battery.. So, not really :(
    09-24-2014 04:52 PM
  3. DoctorSaline's Avatar
    It is there in 8.1. Internet explorer downloads stuff in background. So, I think it is more of an issue of not being implemented into apps yet.
    09-24-2014 05:06 PM
  4. runamuck83's Avatar
    Ugh bummer... It must be there for system apps because apps from the store download in the background, etc. Hopefully they make this better in future updates.
    My wife was seriously annoyed when her music didn't finish downloading when the screen fell asleep
    09-24-2014 05:53 PM
  5. Apoorvdec's Avatar
    no it is there for other apps as well like background download in uc browser !
    09-24-2014 06:05 PM
  6. runamuck83's Avatar
    So devs need to get onboard with the new capabilities
    09-24-2014 08:11 PM

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