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WP8.1 Music app first update on 22nd April, followed by updates every two weeks.

wp8.1 impSeems, we missed on reporting this due to yesterday’s downtime. Anyways, here is the good news!! The not-so-gladly received Xbox Music app on Windows Phone 8.1 is bound to receive its first update on 22nd April. Better news is that there will be more updates for the music app and they will land every two week. The first update brings following changes,

  • Numerous stability fixes, including many of the reported black screens
  • Cortana integration is complete and now supports playing playlists by name
  • UI polish to improve animations and transitions between UI views
  • Improved messaging for encountered errors, such as unplayable content in collections
  • Background initial sync of local and cloud content

 Further updates are expected to bring,

  • Continued focus on Stability and Performance
  • Live Tile integration
  • Quickplay improvements, including “recent” lists
  • Kids Corner Support
  • UX improvements (Search result grouping, creating new Radio Stations, improved Network status messages, Blue UI language alignment, now playing improvements and more)

You can do feature request and talk about issues here. You can also vote for your favorite missing Music app feature by going to user-voice forum here.

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