For the music app built into Windows 8 and 8.1.

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Delete Playlists From Xbox Music App?

Xbox Music was complaining that it couldn't sync my playlists, because there were too many. I deleted all of the .m3u and .pls files from my library, because I always found them useless anyway, but ...
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How to delete Xbox Music saved for offline listening from the Xbox Music App

I can't find out how to delete Xbox Music saved for offline listening from the App. If I press the trashcan button in the Xbox Music App the album will be deleted from my collection (offline and ...
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Customize rows in music app of win8.1

I am new to win8.1 I like their music app. But I would like to show instead of "album name" i want to show "play count" and maybe add more. Is it possible to customize it. image here: aside: im ...
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Force the Xbox Music app to search for MP3s on drives other than C:

I have a new computer with Windows 8.1 and the Xbox Music app. When I put my music in C:\Users\[username]\My Music, Xbox Music finds it. However, the app doesn't search my D: drive. How do I make it ...
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Streaming content from Surface 2 to Xbox 360

I recently watched this YouTube video where I learnt some cool things about what my tablet is capable of. However, when I went home to try them, the result was somewhat anticlimactic. Firstly ...
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How does one switch tracks in Windows 8.1's XBox Music app?

In the XBox Music app (both app and Windows completely updated) I tried playing a folder full of MP3s from a USB HDD. In the screenshot above the track Sometimes is currently playing (indicated by ...
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How can I connect my Denon AVR-1913 Audio Video Receiver to Windows 8.1 XBox Music App?

I have a Denon Audio Video Receiver hooked up to my WiFi network. I can "see" it from my Windows Phone, and from Windows Media Player. If I use the Denon controls, I can see my music collection on ...
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How to stop XBox Music commercials while playing music in collection?

So i decided to give Xbox Music a try, and played a song in my collection. Then moved to another song and a commercial started playing. Huh? Searching revealed others with this problem, but i didn't ...
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Open a file in Xbox Music App for Windows 8 with the mouse

In the Xbox Music app you can open a file if you touch-swipe from the bottom up and choose "Open Files" there. But how can you access this function with just a mouse?
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Show covers in Xbox Music for Windows 8

Is it possible to tell the app to show covers named "cover.jpg" or "folder.jpg" if they exist in the same folder as an Mp3 it is playing?
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Play Windows 8 Xbox music to TV?

Well, I love the Xbox Music app for Windows 8, however I cannot find a way to stream it from the app to my TV. I know that by right clicking media files on the desktop I can hit Play To>TV, but I ...
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Keyboard shortcut for playing song in Xbox Music inWindows 8?

When I listen Xbox Music and I change the volume using the volume keys on my laptop, a nice "now playing" overlay appears on the screen, with play/skip controls. On my desktop keyboard I don't have ...
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Is there an easy way to return to Windows 8 Music app home page?

When you first launch the Music app, you see a home screen with tiles featuring your music as well as music available in the cloud as part of the Xbox Music service. As far as I know, the only way to ...
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Can I view a list of all of my downloads in Zune/Xbox Music?

I'd like to be able to keep track of what I download, so that if I ever switch to a different service, I can re-aquire the music from that service. Is there a way to see a complete list of all my Xbox ...
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Xbox Music ignores Asus FN media keys in Desktop Mode

I have an Asus PRO64JQ laptop, and I recently upgraded to Windows 8. The FN keys stopped working, so I tried to install default drivers using the CD that came with my laptop. Unfortunately, the CD ...
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Xbox Music only “matches” ~70% of the songs on most of my albums. How can I make it recognize the other songs?

When Xbox Music matches a song on my PC, it adds it to my "Xbox Music cloud". I can stream music from this cloud to all of my other devices. The problem is, it fails to match at least 2-3 on most of ...
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Can Xbox Music be configured to recognize “Band Name” and “The Band Name” as the same band?

In Xbox Music, "Band Name" and "The Band Name" are grouped as two different bands. This can be frustrating, especially if the band's name starts with a letter nowhere near "T". As a corollary, can ...
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Are Multimedia keyboards able to control Xbox Music on Windows 8?

Pausing and playing music inside the Xbox Music app on Windows 8 takes a minimum of three clicks from the desktop. If I were to purchase a Multimedia keyboard with pause, play, fast forward, and ...
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Make Xbox music remember that I want to shuffle music

I don't know if this is intentional or a problem of my computer, but Xbox Music doesn't remember that I want to have music shuffled. For example when I go in my library and select an album, it's ...
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Do not play previews of songs in Xbox Music

I am currently using the trial of Xbox Music Pass on Windows 8 and discovered to following problem: A band's album has one or more songs that are not available to be played via Xbox music pass but ...
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Windows 8 Xbox Music Support Podcasts?

Does anyone know if the new Xbox Music app on Windows 8 (that is supposed to replace the Zune software) support podcast subscriptions and downloads?
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Can I browse by Artist, then by Album, then by Song in the Xbox Music app for Windows 8?

Most music players allow you to browse like this: Select an artist from the list of artists Select an album from a list of the artist's albums Play the album or view its songs In the Xbox Music ...
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How can I force Xbox Music to find music in all subfolders of my Music library?

My music library is organized (roughly) like this: Music mp3 (original) Artist/Album/Song mp3 (from Tom) Artist/Album/Song mp3 (from Dick) Artist/Album/Song ...