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How to Play (Background) Music on Xbox One X/S While Playing a Game

How to play (background) music on Xbox One X/S? Check the guide. A top free music downloader is also here.

About Xbox One X and Disc-less Xbonx One S

New high-end Xbox One X will be released in November 7, 2017, featuring major hardware upgrades which enable users to play games at 4K resolution and provide graphical improvements on HD displays. This world's most powerful console equips 40% more power than any other console, letting users play games better and experience immersive true 4K gaming. Both new Xbox One X and Xbox One S support background music playback. Now the new disc-less Xbox One S was released on April 16, 2019, getting rid of a physical disc drive and including 3 digital games including Minecraft, Sea of Thieves and Froza Horizon 3.

What Music Apps Support Xbox One Background Music Now?

Since last August, users can play background music on Xbox One. Abundant of songs can be the background audio for games now, which makes Xbox One gaming experience more entertaining. Users can play their favorite songs while playing the hot Xbox One games. Best music apps available on Xbox One supporting background music playing include Microsoft Groove Music, Pandora, Spotify, Cast, Simple Background Music Player, SoundCloud, MyTube!. More apps will be coming soon.

How to Play (Background) Music on Xbox One X/S While Playing a Game?

Playing background music on Xbox One X/S while playing a game can be very simple.

1. Download the music app like Pandora or Spotify on your Xbox One from the Xbox Store.

2. Launch the music app and log in your account, and the music will continue playing in the background.

3. To control the music playback, you can press the Xbox button to open the guide. Here you can Play/Pause/Skip the song, adjust the volume and open the music app full screen.

4. When the music is playing, you can launch the Xbox One game you want to play or other apps. Music will keep playing in the background.

5. As for how to play music on Xbox One X/S from flash drive, you can plug in your flash drive or USB drive into Xbox One, then start Simple Background Music Player on Xbox One and play your favorite game with your favorite music in the background.

Best Free Music Downloader for Windows (10) – WinX Downloader

To listen to free music, here we'll introduce a top free music downloader named WinX YouTube Downloader which can download MP3 songs, hit music albums for free from Vevo, SoundCloud, Audiomack, etc.

As the best free online music/video downloader for Windows (10), it also lets you free download 8K/4K/HD/SD videos, blockbuster movies incl. best Hollywood/Bollywood movies, TV shows, music videos, etc. in HD 1080p/720p MP4/3GP from YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo and 1000+ sites. No ads and no Virus. Stable and superfast.

Simple User Guide:

Download and Play Free Music on Xbox One

1. Free download, install and launch WinX YouTube Downloader. Click +URL button on the main interface.

2. Find the MP3 song from best free MP3 music download sites. Open and play it.

3. Copy and paste the MP3 song's URL to the address bar of the program and click "Analyze".

4. Choose MP3 as output and hit "Download" to start free downloading any MP3 music for offline playback on Xbox One, PC, iPhone, iPad, Android, etc.

Related External Sources from Wiki:
Xbox One: Xbox One is a line of eighth generation home video game consoles developed by Microsoft. Announced in May 2013, it is the successor to Xbox 360 and the third console in the Xbox family. It was first released in North America, parts of Europe, Australia, and Brazil in November 2013, and in Japan, China, and other European countries in September 2014...

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Jack Watt is a sought-after editor at Digiarty. He is responsible for digital and multimedia world, delivering definitive video and audio related software reviews, enlightening guides, and incisive analysis. As a fan of Apple, Jack Watt also brings his experience to more readers and focuses on writing of the Apple ecosystem at large.

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