Microsoft has just launched Xbox Music apps for iOS and Android platforms, free for download
Do you like listening to music from your smartphone? If you are an Android or iOS user, chances are that you have not tried the Xbox Music app. When Microsoft developed the app it was compatibke for Windows Phone 8 only. The company revealed its plans to introduce versions of the app working on iOS and ANdroid later in future. It has been some time since Microsoft released the app and many users lost hope that it will ever be compatible with other platforms.
For all of you music fans, Microsoft has the news that it is rolling out the Android and iOS versions of its famous Xbox Music app. Users will enjoy the abundance of features and possibilities with the app, including the music playback capability. Microsoft also announced that it is baking updates for both platforms to be rolling out in the next months. They will bring a lot of improvements in the app. The offline mode for example will make it possible to sync music to devices and play it even without internet connection, and the artist-based radio will be the perfect way to find easily the music you like.
Microsoft provides even more suspires for the iOS and Android users. The company is launching free online music streaming. Music fans can now access more than 30 million songs listed in the official website of Xbox Music. The streaming music on the web feature is available via the app for Windows 8 running devices as well. The service is still free, but it will be limited to certain number hours after 6 months.
The new versions of the Xbox Music app for iOS and Android will certainly boost the popularity of the service, with the potential to become one of the big competitors in this field. The free online music streaming will enrich the user experience of consumers with the future possibility to encourage them to subscribe for the paid services. The unlimited streaming through Xbox Music Pass is offered for $9.99 by Microsoft. The Xbox Music app for Android can be downloaded from Google Play Store – HERE, and from Apple Store for iOS – HERE. The requirements include devices running on Android 4.0 or newer update and iOS 6 or newer.